Politics

Poll: Obaseki opens defence Thursday as INEC tenders documents

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin City Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, will open his defence at the ongoing hearing of the petition filed by Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and the Peoples Democratic Party at the Election Petition Tribunal on Thursday.

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Saraki, Dogara meet Buhari in London

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has met with President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Ex-Governor Suntai storms supermarket in wheelchair at Valentine

A picture of the immediate past governor of Taraba State, Mr. Danbaba Fulani Suntai has surfaced. Suntai who survived a plane crash few years ago was spotted in a supermarket during Tuesday’s Valentine celebration in wheelchair. The location of the event was yet to be ascertained as at the time of filing this reports…

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PDP failed due to lack of internal democracy, imposition, says Ekwueme

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja A former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme has stated that the failure of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 Presidential Election was due to lack of internal democracy within the party.

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Members remove Muduru, elect Faruk as new Katsina assembly speaker

By Haruna Musawa, Katsina Members of the Katsina State House of Assembly has impeached their Speaker, Alhaji Aliyu Muduru.

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INEC assures on credible polls in Ekiti, Osun

By Ismaila Akanji, Abuja The National Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has pledged to conduct credible elections in Ekiti and Osun in 2018.

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INEC earmarks N1.4bn for ballot boxes for 2019 general elections

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has earmarked N1.4b for the purchase of ballot boxes for the conduct of 2019 general elections.

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Lagos lawmaker debunks defection rumour, says I’m loyal to PDP

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Dipo Olorunrinu who is representing Amuwo Odofin I Constituency, has stated that he remains loyal to his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in spite of its internal crisis.

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Supporters cry out, says Zakzaky going blind

By Our Correspondent Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria have claimed that its detained leader, Sheikh ZakZaky is going blind.

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AD denies reports on plan merger with PDP

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos National Chairman of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Chief Joseph Avazi has denied merger talks between the party and the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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