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    Police acting the script of APC, says PDP on Adeleke’s invitation

Police acting the script of APC, says PDP on Adeleke’s invitation

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the police of attempting to take down Ademola Adeleke, its candidate in the Osun gubernatorial election.The party said this in reaction to the invitation of Adeleke by the police over alleged examination malpractice.In a statement, Kola Ologbondiyan, publicity secretary of the PDP, accused the police of acting the script of the All Progressives Congress (APC) [...]

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    Buhari orders IGP not to invite Adeleke before election

Buhari orders IGP not to invite Adeleke before election

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, not to invite Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun state, before Saturday.The police had asked Adeleke to immediately appear at the force headquarters in Abuja over alleged examination malpractice.The force said Adeleke was involved in a National Examination Council (NECO) exam malpractice in 2017But a [...]

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    Femi Adesina: Zainab Ahmed will be minister of finance

Femi Adesina: Zainab Ahmed will be minister of finance

Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says Zainab Ahmed will be minister of finance.Buhari appointed Ahmed to oversee the ministry following the resignation of Kemi Adeosun who was involved in certificate forgery scandal.Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, Adesina said it had become clear that Ahmed is no longer minister of state for budget and national planning."You know [...]

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    FG suspends national carrier project indefinitely

FG suspends national carrier project indefinitely

The federal government has suspended the national carrier project indefinitely.Hadi Sirika, minister of state for aviation, made this known on Wednesday."I regret to announce that the Federal Executive Council has taken the tough decision to suspend the National Carrier Project in the interim. All commitments due will be honoured. We thank the public for the support as always," he wrote [...]

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    Enemies fighting me over governorship ambition, says Hope Uzodinma

Enemies fighting me over governorship ambition, says Hope Uzodinma

Hope Uzodimma, senator representing Imo west, says political enemies are behind the story of his arrest because of his "rising gubernatorial chances" in the state.On Tuesday, a Kubwa grade 1 area court, Abuja, issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the All Progressives Congress (APC) senator after he was accused of issuing N200 million dud cheque.‎Uzodinma, Smiec Engineering and Chemical [...]

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    Police summon PDP guber candidate in Osun over ‘exam malpractice’

Police summon PDP guber candidate in Osun over ‘exam malpractice’

The police have summoned Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Osun state governorship election, for alleged examination malpractice and criminal conspiracy.In a statement Wednesday, Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, said Adeleke and Sikiru, his brother, sat for the National Examination Council Examination (NECO) as internal candidates in 2017, “impersonating” students of OJO/Aro Community Grammar School in [...]

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    APC shifts governorship primary to September 29

APC shifts governorship primary to September 29

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has shifted date of its governorship primary election from September 25 to September 29.Emma Ibediro, national organising secretary of the party, made this known in a statement on Wednesday.The party also postponed the presidential primary from September 20 to September 25.Ibediro said the primary elections of the party's governorship, senate and house of representatives would [...]

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    Lawyer writes Fayose, demands ‘unpaid’ N600m legal fee

Lawyer writes Fayose, demands ‘unpaid’ N600m legal fee

Owoseni Ajayi, a lawyer based in Ado-Ekiti, capital of Ekiti state, has asked Ayodele Fayose, governor of the state, to pay him a professional fee amounting to N600 million for legal services he rendered.Ajayi, who was Fayose’s lawyer before he was appointed attorney general and commissioner for justice, listed 13 high-profile cases he handled for the governor which had not been [...]

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    All eyes on Zainab Ahmed as three ministers lead her to a new seat at FEC

All eyes on Zainab Ahmed as three ministers lead her to a new seat at FEC

Zainab Ahmed, acting minister of finance, was the star of the moment at Wednesday's federal executive council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.Ahmed, who had all along attended the meeting as minister of state for budget and national planning, was congratulated by her colleagues.Buhari had appointed Ahmed on Friday, following the resignation of Kemi Adeosun, minister of [...]

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    WAEC confirms Adeleke sat for its examination in 1981

WAEC confirms Adeleke sat for its examination in 1981

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Osun state governorship election, sat for its examination in 1981.The council confirmed Adeleke's participation in an affidavit deposed at an FCT high court in Bwari, Abuja, on Wednesday.Rasheed Olabayo and Oluwaseun Idowu, PDP members in Osun, had filed a suit to challenge [...]

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