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Fayose – APC using DSS as tool

Fayose APC using DSS as tool

Mr Ayodele Fayose, the Ekiti State Governor has condemned the action of the Department of State Services DSS, after claiming they were not aware of any court ruling, ordering the release of the detained Ekiti State House of Assembly member, Hon Afolabi Akanni as ridiculous, height of executive rascality and open display of the contempt for the rule of law. ...

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Saraki hires 66 lawyers defence team

Code of Conduct Tribunal refuses to dismiss charges against Saraki

Bukola Sarika, the third most powerful Nigeria politician, on Friday appeared in court facing 13 counts of false declaration of assets relating to his time as governor of the north central state of Kwara. The Senate President which hires 66 lawyers as his defense team, it took the lead counsel Kanu Agabi 10 mins to read out the long list ...

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We will miss Oshiomhole – Benin Elders

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Chairman of the Benin Leaders of Thought and the Enogie of Obazuwa, Prince Edun Akenzua, recently  showed his displeasure about the imminent end of Oshiomhole regime as the Governor of Benin in November, saying he wished he could serve for another term. the royal father said the Benin Elders would soon meet the out going Governor, to discuss about the ...

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PDP and APGA Members formed new Party

pdp and apga members formed new party

Some members of People Democratic Party PDP, and All Progressive Grand Alliance APGA on Tuesday disengaged them self from the party and team up to form a new party called Peoples Mega Party PMP. The members left due to disagreement and corruption within the party, unanimously adopted Chief Perry Opara as the protem chairman of the proposed party which is yet ...

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5000 police deployed for Benue Senatorial election

Rivers Rerun - three already feared dead in gun duel

No fewer than 5000 police men have been deployed to Benue South Zone ahead of Senatorial re-run election between Senator David Mark of the People Democratic Party PDP, and Daniel Onjeh of the All Progressive Party APC. Commissioner Paul Yakadi made this statement at the state capital Makurdi, saying other security agencies will be added to complement the efforts of ...

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Dickson and his Deputy Sworn in for Second Term

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Governor elect Seriake Dickson and his Deputy were sworn in yesterday for second term in office. Chief Judge, Justice Kate Abiri administered the oaths of office held at Samson Siasia Stadium. Top dignitaries were present at the event which include the National Working Committee members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, led by its acting National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus; Governor of ...

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Anambra re-run election

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It is now 24 days before the re-run of Anambra Central Senatorial election will take place and still the commission have not yet been officially notified about the withdrawal of Senator Chris Ngige, the minster of Labour and Employment. He was All Progressive Congress candidate in the zone in march 28 2015, National Assenbly election. The re-run election was as ...

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APC Governors makes plan to create 3 million jobs yearly

apc govornors to create 3 million jobs yearly

All APC Governors elected, have all created a plateform to create a total of 3 million jobs on a yearly basis in their respective states. The plan was articulated to ensure that dividends of democracy was deliver to people in line with the manifesto of the party. The areas include Health care, Urban renewal and housing, tracking properties and keeping ...

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Amaechi replied Wike $150 million Allegation

amaechi replied wike $150 million allegation

The Minster of Transportation and former Governor of Rivers State Rotimi Amaechi, has describe the allegation made by the Governor Nyesom Wike as a Imaginary tale, a bogus and fallacious concoction. He said the Governor efforts and his cohorts was to defame his name in the media. The most worrisome part of it is that Governor Wike picked a church, ...

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Taraba Governor Poll Saga

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Group for consolidatioon of democracy (GCD) has challenge the supreme court to look into the governorship election of the state critically before delivering a judgement that may polarise the state. The president of the group Thomas Kuvwe, said the state have been in a state of dilemma and it is high time to restore peace which has eluded the people, ...

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I spent my money on Jonathan’s campaign — Anenih ($2.1bn arms scandal)

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The former Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih, has given an insight into the controversial N260 million he received from the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuko (retd), during the Jonathan administration. It was learnt, at the weekend, that Anenih shed more light on the money in a letter ...

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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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