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2019 Elections: INEC releases timetable for Rivers Supplementary election, collation of guber results

2019 Elections: INEC releases timetable for Rivers Supplementary election, collation of guber results

Politics March 21, 2019 at 7:30 pm 0 comments

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Thursday released the timetable for the supplementary election and collation of governorship results in Rivers State.
INEC’s National Commissioner in charge of Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye, at a news conference in Abuja said

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PDP Has Slipped Into Severe Depression And Post-Defeat Hallucination, Says APC

PDP Has Slipped Into Severe Depression And Post-Defeat Hallucination, Says APC

Politics March 21, 2019 at 11:03 am 0 comments

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has mocked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the claims by Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, that he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari by 1.6 million votes.
Sympathising with PDP on its defeat at the presidential poll, APC commended Nigerians for their support.
A statement by

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‘Please don’t leave PDP’ — Jonathan Begs Gbenga Daniel

‘Please don’t leave PDP’ — Jonathan Begs Gbenga Daniel

Politics March 18, 2019 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Former President Goodluck Jonathan leads an array of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders to have called Otunba Gbenga Daniel, former Governor of Ogun State, to convince him to rescind his decision to leave the party.
Daniel announced his exit from the PDP and from partisan politics on Saturday, saying he

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Why Buhari’s votes in the North can’t be challenged in court – Clarke

Why Buhari’s votes in the North can’t be challenged in court – Clarke

Opinions, Politics March 18, 2019 at 12:57 pm 0 comments

A legal practitioner, Robert Clarke, SAN, on Sunday said the votes President Muhammadu Buhari got from the northern part of the country cannot be challenged in court.
He stated this on Sunday while appearing on Channels Television’s Politics Today.
According to him, Buhari enjoyed the goodwill from the northern people

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Falana wants 81 paperweight political parties de-registered

Falana wants 81 paperweight political parties de-registered

Politics March 17, 2019 at 3:43 pm 0 comments

A senior advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to wake up to its duties by de-registering political parties that failed to scale some minimum constitutional benchmarks.
In a statement today, Falana, a leading human rights advocate, said the application of the rules will see

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Gbenga Daniel resigns from PDP, quits politics

Gbenga Daniel resigns from PDP, quits politics

Politics March 16, 2019 at 8:32 pm 0 comments

Former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has resigned from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and quit partisan politics.
Daniel, who was the Campaign Coordinators of Atiku Abubakar, announced this in a letter to Uche Secondus, national chairman of the PDP.
In the letter, Daniel said he joined the

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