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Fuel, Naira crisis: Makinde suspends campaign activities

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has suspended his campaign activities until further notice over unending fuel and new naira notes crisis in the state. Dr Wasiu Olatubosun, the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism announced the suspension in a statement. Makinde announced the suspension of his campaign activities at the flag off of the […]

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Elements’ in Aso Villa want APC to lose election – El-Rufai

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State says there are “elements” in the Presidential Villa seeking defeat of the ruling APC in this month’s poll. “I believe that there are elements in the Villa that want us to lose the elections. “They didn’t get their way,” El-Rufai said during a live appearance on Channels Television’s Sunrise […]

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Alleged attack on Buhari in Kano imaginary – APC-PCC

APC Presidential Campaign Council (APC-PCC) has described as imaginary, the alleged attack on President Muhammadu Buhari in Kano on Monday. APC-PCC’s Director of Media & Publicity, Bayo Onanuga said in a statement on Tuesday that the imaginary attack was allegedly being peddled by the PDP.   “We were not surprised to read of imaginary attack […]

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PVCs: INEC extends collection to Feb. 5

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the period for the collection of PVCs by an additional one week to now end on Feb. 5. INEC announced this on Saturday after a state meeting with Resident Independent Electoral Commissioners. “The ongoing collection of PVCs nationwide will, therefore, continue and end on 5th February 2023. “This […]

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Gov. Adeleke rejects Osun Tribunal’s verdict

Gov. Ademola Adeleke of Osun’ State has rejected the judgement of the governorship tribunal, upturning his election victory. Reacting to the judgement on Friday in Ede, his country home, Adeleke described the verdict as a ”miscarriage of justice”. He vowed to challenge the ruling at the Court of Appeal. The governor faulted the resolution of […]

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NewsFlash: Tribunal nullifies Adeleke’s election

The Osun State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Osogbo has nullified the election of Gov. Ademola Adeleke. Adeleke is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the Osun governorship election, held on July 16, 2022. The Chairman of the three-man panel,  Justice Tertsea Kume, said the election did not comply with the Electoral Act. Kume […]

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Guber candidate promises security in Kano

The APC governorship candidate in Kano State, Dr Nasiru Gawuna, has promised to prioritise security, health and agriculture among others if elected. Guwuna, who is also the state deputy governor, made the promise in a statement on Monday in Kano. He said he would consolidate the security and relative peace enjoyed in the state. “Security […]

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INEC deploys more staff PVCs collection in Enugu

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has deployed more staff to Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) collection centres in all wards in Enugu State. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Dr Chukwuemeka Chukwu, disclosed this to newsmen on Sunday in Enugu. Chukwosaid it was imperative that more hands be deployed to wards and council […]

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NNPP scribe, others defect to PDP in Gombe

The Secretary of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), North-East zone, Dr Babayo Liman alongside hundreds of supporters, have dumped the party for the PDP in Gombe State. Liman, who is also a member of the Rabiu Kwankwaso Presidential Campaign Council, announced this at a news conference on Saturday in Gombe. The Secretary said he […]

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Enugu: PDP’s LGA chairman slumps, dies during campaign

The Enugu chapter of the PDP is mourning the death of the acting chairman of the party in Udi Local Government Area, Mr S.K.B. Ogbuagu. Reports say Ogbuagu collapsed during a town hall meeting of the governorship candidate in Enugu, Mr Peter Mbah. The incident happened at Ezeagu Local Government Area of the state on […]

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