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Missing budget a Disgrace —PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, described the missing budget as disgrace and an international embarrassment by declaringthe hard copy of the 2016 budget presented to the National Assembly missing. The party has, therefore, asked the National Assembly to immediately commence impeachment process of President Muhammadu Buhari. The party also urged the Senate to carry out a thorough and holistic ...

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Oshiomhole Narrate Goodluck Jonathan Cage Threat

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Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has revealed how former President Goodluck Jonathan threatened to cage him after May 29 for throwing his weight behind the candidature of President Muhammadu Buhari in the last general elections. Speaking at a meeting with APC leaders across the three Senatorial Districts of Edo State on Thursday, a highly elated Oshiomhole said “around this ...

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Metuh Sues EFCC Over Detention

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Olisa Metuh was arrested by the operatives of EFCC on January 5, in his house in Abuja and has been in custody since then, without access to his family and lawyers or doctors. Lawyer and human rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has asked the Federal High Court in Lagos, to order the immediate release of Chief Olisa Metuh, the spokesman of ...

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Fayose Lacks Moral to Accuse Buhari of Dictatorship — APC

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Ado-Ekiti—The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has said that Governor Ayodele Fayose lacked the democratic credentials and integrity to accuse President Muhammadu Buhari of being tyrannical and constituting a threat to the survival of democracy in the Country. Fayose had on Monday described as dictatorial, the President’s handling of cases involving the Deputy Governor-elect in Kogi State, James ...

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I Recieved N100 million From PDP – Olu Falae

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A former presidential candidate and Afenifere leader, Chief Olu Falae, has admitted receiving 100 million Naira from the former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih. Chief Olu Falae said that the money was received based on certain conditions and agreements and was transmitted to his party as soon as he got ...

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Bayelsa Governor Elect – Seriake Dickson

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has hailed the people of Bayelsa State for their support for its candidate, Governor Seriake Dickson, which led to his victory at the just-concluded governorship election in the state. It however expressed sadness over number of those who lost their lives during the election. “It’s painful that this victory has come with so much pain ...

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Bayelsa Supplementary Poll Update as APC wins Nembe

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Nembe supplementary poll Collation officer Dr. Victor Torubele No of registered voters 4294 Accredited voters 2649 Votes scored APC 1400, PDP 1160 Total valid votes 2574 Rejected votes 31 Total votes cast 2605 Ekeremor supplementary poll Collation officer, Dr. Perekibina Beriweni Total registered votes 9157 Accredited votes 3018 Votes scored APC 257, PDP 2695 Total valid votes 2968 Rejected votes ...

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How ex-PDP chairman son got N600m bail

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The son of ex-pdp chairman has been granted bail o the tune of N600 million. While the court stressed that one of the persons to stand as surety for Bello must be a Director under the employment of the Federal Government or any of its agencies, it ordered his son to produce someone not below Grade Level 12 to stand as his ...

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PDP ‘ll shock Oshiomhole – Edo 2016

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HON JOHN YAKUBU is a former Chairman for Esan North East Local Government Council of Edo State. A strong chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party of Edo State, his bid for a second term generated state wide controversy after the result of the election was allegedly annulled by the Edo State Independent Electoral Commission, EDSIEC against the trend of collation ...

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Bayelsa Election: Group Calls for Peace, Transparency in Re-run Election

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Bayelsa Youth Leaders Forum, BYLF, has called for peace and transparency in re-run election to be held on Saturday January 9, 2016 in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. Coordinator, BYLF, Hon Ben Bara Ogidi, said it has become important for youth and electorates in the area to maintain peace and behave maturely to ensure a smooth electoral process that will decide ...

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Lawyers Task INEC On Impartiality – Bayelsa Poll

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The legal practitioners, under the auspices of Legal Clinic for Development and Democracy have appealed to INEC to maintain its neutrality by redeploying the officials who conducted the governorship election in Bayelsa State on Wednesday at a press gathering in Abuja. The General Counsel of the group, Mr Babatunde Bamigboye, said that reconstituting the commission in the oil-rich state has become ...

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Appeal Court Declares Alex Otti Of APGA Winner Of Abia Election

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An Appeal Court has declared the candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, Mr Alex Otti, the winner of the Abia State Governorship election. The court in its ruling on Thursday ordered the swearing in of Mr Otti, as governor of Abia State and asked Mr Okezie Ikpeazu to vacate the office. Mr Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party was ...

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APC’s Aisha Alhassan Loses Appeal In Court

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Aisha Alhassan, has lost her bid to become the first female governor in Nigeria in the Taraba State governorship election. In the ruling of an Appeal Court on Thursday, the Abdul Aboki-led five-man panel said that the Peoples Democratic Party’s decision to choose Darius Ishaku as its candidate was accepted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The Appeal Court ...

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How Donald Trump got from ‘loving’ Muslims to wanting to keep them out of the country

Donald Trump is facing backlash after his suggestion that the United States ban all Muslims from entering the country. Trump’s remarks come after the mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, carried out by suspected ISIS sympathizers. This is not the first time Trump has made news on the subject. From saying he would let a Muslim serve in his Cabinet ...

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14 Political Parties Applaud INEC Over Bayelsa Poll

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Addressing reporters in Yenagoa, the state capital on Wednesday, the group purged their position regarding the cancellation of the rescheduled election in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area by INEC and the way forward. The spokesman of the group, who is also the Chairman of the Independent Democrats Party, Prince Elemah, in his address, said that the governorship election in the ...

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INEC Issues Certificate Of Return To Kogi Governor-Elect, Yahaya Bello

INEC Issues Certificate Of Return To Kogi Governor-Elect, Yahaya Bello

While presenting the certificate of return at the INEC office in Lokoja the INEC National Commissioner from the North Central, Prof. Anthonia Okoosi-Simbine, scored the commission high in the conduct and the declaration of the election result. She said the use of the card readers in the conduct of elections in Nigeria has come to stay, noting that it has ...

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Kogi latest: Violence, as APC shuns Faleke, picks Bello

The resort to violence was despite last minute fence-mending efforts by the national leadership of the APC to woo the running mate to the late Audu, Rep. James Faleke as running mate to Alhaji Yahaya Bello, who was last night formally unveiled as the new candidate of the party. Bello was runner up to Audu in the party’s governorship primaries ...

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