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    Abba Kyari: APC’s Mr Fix It?

Abba Kyari: APC’s Mr Fix It?

It’s not all the time that people who can fix things up especially in politics show up on the radar. Sometimes people with such skill set and competency are like the meteor or comet that appear once in a life time. They are the likes of Karl Rove, a USA political consultant.After George W. Bush’s election in 2000, of which Rove was [...]

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REVEALED: Atiku’s plot to halt US’ recognition of Buhari as winner of presidential poll

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), contracted a US-based firm to encourage the United States government to refrain from recognising the winner of Nigeria’s presidential elections, TheCable can report.TheCable understands that the former vice-president agreed to pay Fein & DelValle PLLC a total of  $30,000 ((N9.2 million at current interbank rate) in the deal which covers legal [...]

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    Tribunal sacks 36-year-old PDP federal lawmaker, orders fresh poll

Tribunal sacks 36-year-old PDP federal lawmaker, orders fresh poll

The national assembly election petition tribunal in Owerri, on Wednesday, sacked Obinna Onwubuariri, a member of the house of representatives.Onwubuariri, who contested on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had been declared the winner of the Isiala Mbano/Onuimo/Okigwe federal constituency election that held in February.Delivering judgement, R Harriman, chairman of the tribunal, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to [...]

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    Institutionalising APC for democratic leadership

Institutionalising APC for democratic leadership

BY SALIHU MOH. LUKMANOn Friday, September 13, 2019, while receiving progressive governors on a solidarity visit to congratulate him following the presidential election tribunal ruling affirming the victory of the APC in the February 23, 2019 elections, President Muhammadu Buhari remarked “what I will say to the chairman of the party and governors in return for your congratulating me is [...]

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    Melaye denies plan to leave PDP for APC

Melaye denies plan to leave PDP for APC

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, says he has no intention of defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).In a tweet he shared on Sunday, Melaye described people who leave the PDP for the APC as "fools".It was rumoured that he planned to leave the PDP after losing the party’s governorship ticket in [...]

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    Ogun tribunal strikes out petition against Abiodun’s victory

Ogun tribunal strikes out petition against Abiodun’s victory

The Ogun state election petition tribunal has struck out the petition of Adekunle Akinlade,  governorship candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) in the state, challenging the victory of Dapo Abiodun, candidate of the All Progressives Congress candidate (APC).At its sitting on Saturday, the tribunal, in a unanimous judgement, said the petition lacked merit.In his petition, Akinlade, the preferred candidate [...]

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    ‘They don’t have my blessings’ — Kashamu dissociates self from PDP defectors

‘They don’t have my blessings’ — Kashamu dissociates self from PDP defectors

Buruji Kashamu, former senator representing Ogun east, has dissociated himself from activities of some members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.Over 1000 members of the Kashamu-led fashion had dumped the PDP for the APC.The defectors had said they took the decision in a show of solidarity with Dapo Abiodun, governor [...]

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    ‘1000 loyalists of Kashamu’ dump PDP for APC

‘1000 loyalists of Kashamu’ dump PDP for APC

About 1,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), loyal to Buruji Kashamu, have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).Kashamu, former senator representing Ogun east, had contested the March 16 governorship election in the state.The defectors reportedly said they took the decision in a show of solidarity with Dapo Abiodun, governor of the state.They were received by Tunji Egbetokun, [...]

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    Losing election is not end of political career, Oshiomhole taunts Atiku

Losing election is not end of political career, Oshiomhole taunts Atiku

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says losing an election is not the end of one's political career.Oshiomhole was reacting to the decision of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, to challenge the judgment of the presidential election petition tribunal at the supreme court.The tribunal had dismissed the petition filed by the [...]

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    EXTRA: Yahaya Bello causes gridlock as he sprays money in Abuja

EXTRA: Yahaya Bello causes gridlock as he sprays money in Abuja

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, caused a gridlock in Gwagwalada, along  Abuja–Lokoja road, on Wednesday, after spraying money on passersby.According to DAILY TRUST, the governor, who was travelling in his convoy from Abuja to Lokoja slowed down at Madam Mercy junction and brought out three bundles of N500 notes and threw them at passersby.It was reported that during the [...]

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    Proceedings at presidential tribunal stretch beyond 8 hours

Proceedings at presidential tribunal stretch beyond 8 hours

For eight straight hours -- except for 45 minutes, the presidential election petitions tribunal proceedings on the outcome of this year’s presidential election has been on.At around 9:30am on Wednesday, the tribunal began hearing on a petition challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC).The petition filed by Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples [...]

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    Atiku not from Cameroon, motion on vote-buying dismissed — 9 highlights from the tribunal

Atiku not from Cameroon, motion on vote-buying dismissed — 9 highlights from the tribunal

The presidential election petition tribunal has so far delivered at least nine rulings ahead of the final judgement on the petition challenging the outcome of the presidential election.Before it went on a break at past 1pm, the tribunal sitting in Abuja dismissed a motion filed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) alleging that Livy Uzoukwu, lead counsel of Atiku [...]

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    Okorocha: I was called ‘Okoro Hausa’ because of APC

Okorocha: I was called ‘Okoro Hausa’ because of APC

Rochas Okorocha, former governor of Imo State, says he was called 'Okoro Hausa', a derogatory tag,  for being a member of the All Progressives Party (APC).Speaking with journalists on Tuesday, Okorocha said he got an “evil reward” from the APC for his commitment to the cause of the party, especially in the south-east.He said his faith in the ruling party [...]

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    Tribunal sacks Orji Kalu from senate

Tribunal sacks Orji Kalu from senate

The national assembly petitions tribunal sitting in Abia state has sacked Orji Uzor Kalu as senator representing Abia north.Kalu, who is currently the senate chief whip, had been elected under the All Progressives Congress (APC).But the tribunal nullified his election at its sitting on Monday.Mao Ohuabunwa, Kalu's Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rival in the election, had challenged his victory at [...]

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    Oshiomhole: Obaseki fired the only commissioner I nominated

Oshiomhole: Obaseki fired the only commissioner I nominated

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, removed the only commissioner he nominated into his cabinet.In an interview with Channels Television, Oshiomhole said the governor took the action after a reconciliatory meeting between him and his successor.He said four other governors attended the meeting.The duo have been in the news [...]

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    Tribunal sacks Delta senator, orders fresh election

Tribunal sacks Delta senator, orders fresh election

The Delta state national assembly election petitions tribunal sitting in Asaba has nullified the election of James Manager, lawmaker representing Delta south senatorial district.The three-man panel led by E.I. Ngene gave the ruling on Saturday.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Manager, who ran on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the election but Emmanuel [...]

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