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Osinbajo Urges World Leaders To Contain Hate Speech

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Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has called on Africa and world leaders to contain hate speeches and inciting comments.  

PPP Seeks Nullification Of Kano And Rivers Governorship Elections Over Exclusion

2 weeks ago /

One of the young political parties in Nigeria, the Peoples Progressive Party, PPP, has headed to election tribunal in Kano and Port Harcourt seeking the nullification of the governorship elections held in Kano and Rivers States.

Mark Tasks Political Class On Mentoring New Leaders

2 weeks ago /

The immediate past president of the Nigerian Senate, David Mark has enjoined Nigeria's aging political class to start grooming a fresh crop of leaders for the country.

APC Women Insist On Affirmative Action

2 weeks ago /

Women aspirants on the ticket of the All Progressives Congress, APC, said the party must take into consideration the United Nations, UN affirmative action for women when putting together the next Federal Executive Council, FEC, and other branches of the government.

Adamawa Election Petition Tribunal Begins Sitting, To Hear 19 Petitions

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The Adamawa state election petition tribunal began its sitting in Yola on Monday.

Former Edo Governorship Aspirant Faults His Suspensions By APC

2 weeks ago /

Suspended former governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Major General Charles Airhiavbere, says his interest to run for the number one job in Edo state in next year's election is the reason for his suspension from the party and not the allegation leveled against him.

PDP Raises Alarm Over Plot To Cause Constitutional Crisis In Rivers

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says it has received information of fresh plots by an APC leader in Rivers state, to subvert the will of the people and cause a constitutional crisis in the state.

Adeleke Wins Eligibility Suit At Court Of Appeal

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The Akure division of the Court of Appeal has upheld the eligibility of Senator Ademola Adeleke to contest for the governorship in Osun state.

Seven Parties Ask Court To Stop INEC From Issuing Okorocha Certificate Of Return

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Seven political parties have applied to the Federal High Court asking that Rochas Okorocha should not be issued a Certificate of Return.

Yemi Osinbajo Met With Former British PM, Tony Blair

2 weeks ago /

Nigeria's Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Friday met with former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

Presidential Tribunal Orders Substituted Service Of Petition On Buhari

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The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has ordered that the petition brought before it by candidate of the Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM), Aminchi Habu and his party challenging the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of the February 23 presidential election be served on the President through substituted means.

Zamfara Governorship Tribunal Grants Shinkafi Order Of Substituted Service On APC Candidate

2 weeks ago /

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), in Zamfara State, Sani Abdulahi Shinkafi, has been granted an order of substituted service to serve the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its candidate, Mukhta Idris by pasting all the processes on the wall of the APC National Headquarters in Abuja.

Wild Jubilation In Port Harcourt Over Wike’s Victory

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It was wild jubilation on the streets of Port Harcourt metropolis on Wednesday as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, announced Governor Nyesome Wike as the winner of the March 9 governorship election in Rivers State.

Okpekpe Road Race Celebrates Oshiomhole At 67

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The organisers of the annual Okpekpe ten kilometer road race, Padmozi Sports Marketing has congratulated the former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole on his 67th birthday.

FG Promises To Complete Ajaokuta Steel Company

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The Nigerian government says it is still interested in the completion of the Ajaokuta steel company despite President Buhari's rejection of a bill seeking to stop the concession of the steel plant.

Ayade Tasks Media On Leadership Accountability

2 weeks ago /

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade has tasked the Nigerian media on holding leaders accountable whether in office or out of office.

Gombe Governor-Elect Inaugurates 37-Member Transition Committee

2 weeks ago /

Gombe State Governor-Elect, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has inaugurated a thirty-seven-member transition committee ahead of the May 29th formal handover.

Imo Governor-Elect Inaugurates 140-Man Transition Committee

2 weeks ago /

The Imo State Governor-Elect, Emeka Ihedioha has constituted a transition committee to ensure the smooth take off of his administration.

Adeleke Describes Court Ruling As Travesty Of Justice

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and Adeleke Campaign Organization have described the Bwari high court judgement that nullified the nomination of Ademola Adeleke as candidate of the party in the September 22 Osun Governorship election as a travesty of justice.

PDP Wins Two More State Assembly Seats

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Anthony Soberekon winner of the March 9th state constituency election in Degema Local Government Area of Rivers State.