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Bill on independent candidate passes second reading

The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed for second reading, a bill to allow independent candidate in the nation’s electoral system. The bill sponsored by Rep. Tahir Mongunu seeks to amend the Nigerian Constitution to allow Nigerians participate in elections without necessarily belonging to any political party. Leading the debate on the bill, Mongunu said allowing...

Bello swears in PDP candidate as council chairman

Despite the caution of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Niger Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello has sworn in People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Safiyanu Yahaya as Chairman of Magama local government area. The Governor, during the swearing-in ceremony at the Government House, Minna said he was acting based on an High Court ruling that quashed the November...

BREAKING: Supreme Court Nullifies Orji Uzor Kalu’s Conviction

The Supreme Court has nullified the judgment which convicted the former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu. A seven-man panel of the apex court also set aside the judgment which convicted Ude Udeogu, a former Director of Finance and Account at the Abia State Government House. The Supreme Court gave the judgement on Friday, more...

Obaseki Accuses Oshiomhole Of Flouting COVID-19 Order

Governor Godwin Obaseki has accused his predecessor and the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) of flouting social distancing order over COVID-19 in the state. According to Obaseki’s Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, and Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Paul Ohonbamu, Oshiomhole broke the social distancing order by allegedly...

Edo 2020: Guber Aspirants Decry Plot to Destabilise APC

Amid political undercurrents rocking the party ahead its primary, two governorship aspirants of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Dr. Pius Odubu and Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu yesterday decried plot by some individuals to destabilise the party. But the Chairman of Ocean Marine Solutions Limited, Captain Hosa Okunbo yesterday dissociated himself ripple in the party,...

EDO 2020: Oshiomhole’s loyalists are his enemies — Idahosa

Chief Charles Idahosa, former Commissioner for Information in Edo state and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in this chat speaks on the politics of the state ahead of the September 19 governorship poll and the resignation of Taiwo Akerele as Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki among other issues. His take...

Adeleke Defeats Atiku, Saraki, PDP In Court, Awarded N5m

A Federal High Court in Lagos State has ruled against the 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and Bukola Saraki, his campaign director in the 2019 general election over unauthorised use of the photograph of Mrs. Amuda Adeleke, Lagos-based trader, on their campaign billboard. DAILY POST reported late last year...

No Plan To Shift Edo, Ondo Guber Election- INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has described as unfounded and misleading reports that it will shift the Edo and Ondo governorship elections slated to hold later this year. INEC had fixed September 19 and October 10 respectively for the elections before the outbreak of the pandemic. A national newspaper had reported the Commission will shift...

Melaye, PDP Close Case At Election Tribunal

Petitioners in the dispute over the last election held in Kogi West Senatorial District of Kogi State – Dino Melaye and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) – closed their case on Thursday. Melaye, the candidate of the PDP, is together with the party, challenging the outcome of the election held on November 16, 2019, and...

Buhari, Oshiomhole Meet Amid Suspension Drama

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja. This comes 24 hours after an FCT court in Abuja restrained Oshiomhole from parading himself as the party’s national chairman, a move which was set aside by a Federal...

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