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BREAKING: Kano PDP chairman dumps party for APC

Rabiu Sulaiman Bichi, the caretaker committee Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano state has dumped the party and joined the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Bichi, a very close ally of Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso and also one-time secretary to the Kano state government, decided to dump the PDP for APC for reasons […]

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Ahmed Tinubu and His 2023 Presidential Ambition

There is no politician from the Southern part of Nigeria alive today who wields the kind of influence that Bola Ahmed Tinubu wields. It could be said that only President Mohammadu Buhari wields more cult followership that Tinubu popularly known as Jagaban. Tinubu was a Governor of Lagos State between 1999 to 2007 and he […]

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I never saw myself as a politician until 2018 – Governor Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has disclosed that he never saw himself as a politician until 2018 even though he held public offices for over a decade.    The Lagos State Governor made the disclosure on Thursday December 12,  at a lecture he delivered at the 3rd Alumni Lecture of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) […]

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Aisha’s outburst: ”President Buhari has reduced presidency to Fuji House of Commotion”- PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party PDP has said the Buhari-led government has reduced the Presidency to Kunle Bamtefa’s soap opera, Fuji House of Commotion. The party stated this while reacting to first lady, Aisha Buhari’s recent attack on the Senior Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.   In a statement released today […]

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Buhari inherited $63bn debt, BMO tell Atiku

The Buhari Media Organisation has faulted former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar’s claim that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration took more loans in the last three years than the preceding 30 years. The group said the claim by the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections was a mixture of outright lies and conjectures.  In […]

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APC chieftain remanded in prison over inciting social media posts against PDP

A Gusau Upper Shariah Court 1, on Tuesday, November 26th remanded a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Alhaji Ibrahim Danmaliki.   The defendant was arraigned on charges of defamation and incitement. Justice Hadi Sani, ordered the defendant to be remanded in a correctional facility and adjourned the case until December 12, […]

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INEC presents Certificate of Return to Bayelsa governor-elect, David Lyon

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented a Certificate of Return to the Bayelsa State Governor-Elect, David Lyon.   Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated 44 candidates including the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri, to win a keenly contested election.     The commission also presented a […]

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Yahaya Bello has ordered my assassination – Natasha Akpoti claims

The Social Democratic Party, SDP, governorship candidate in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti has claimed that Yahaya Bello has ordered her assassination. Akpoti said this on Monday morning on her official Twitter page. She wrote: “Gov Yahaya Bello has ordered for my assassination.” DAILY POST recalls that Akpoti on Sunday called for the cancellation of the […]

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Kogi/Bayelsa: Election Is Not War, Atiku Tells Politicians

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has urged the candidates in the November 16 elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states to avoid violence. He said in a statement from his media office that election is not war; urging the people of Bayelsa and Kogi states to take serious interest in the choices they make on Saturday. “Election is […]

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Appeal Court halts judgement disqualifying APC and its candidate, David Lyon from Bayelsa governorship election

A federal high court judgement which disqualified the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate, David Lyon in the Bayelsa Governorship election scheduled for November 16 has been suspended by the Court of Appeal.    Recall LIB reported that on Wednesday November 13, Justice Inyang Ekwo nullified Lyon’s nomination as the APC’s Govenorship candidate and also stopped the party from fielding any […]

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