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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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Buhari VS Atiku: Supreme court to deliver full verdict tomorrow

The Supreme Court will give a detailed explanation on Friday, November 15th why it dismissed on 30 October the appeal by Atiku Abubakar and his party, the PDP against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress. The apex court on Wednesday, November 13th notified lawyers to parties in the appeal to […]

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Senator Diri wins Bayelsa PDP governorship primary

Senator Douye Diri on Wednesday September 4, emerged winner of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election in Bayelsa State.   The Senator representing Bayelsa Central at the national assembly, defeated 19 other aspirants to emerge the PDP candidate for the forthcoming November 16 governorship election in the state.   The governorship primary exercise conducted by a […]

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Tinubu has no intention of making anybody a governor and then give him a second term – Lagos ex-commissioner

Ambode didn’t know Buhari would be aloof and not get himself involved – Ex-commissioner a day ago 12071 views by Omotayo Yusuf – Olawale Oluwo said Akinwunmi Ambode was given the impression that he would be allowed to serve two terms as Lagos governor. ….said Akinwunmi Ambode was given the impression that he would be […]

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Senator Dino Melaye sacked as Kogi west senator by Tribunal

The senator representing Kogi west senatorial district at the Senate, Senator Dino Melaye has been sacked by the National Assembly/state Assembly election petition tribunal. Vanguard reports that Melaye, who was a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was declared winner in the February 23 election by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Dissatisfied by the […]

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