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APC’s Aisha Alhassan Loses Appeal In Court

Aisha Alhassan

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

INEC Over Bayelsa Poll

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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