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    Supreme court strikes out HDP’s appeal against Buhari

Supreme court strikes out HDP’s appeal against Buhari

The supreme court has struck out the appeal of Hope Democratic Party (HDP) and Ambrose Owuru,  its presidential candidate.HDP and its presidential candidate had appealed the decision of the presidential election petitions tribunal which threw out its petition and upheld the election of President Muhammadu Buhari.The five-man panel led by Mary Odili on Thursday struck it out on the grounds [...]

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    APC says PDP is incurably shortsighted

APC says PDP is incurably shortsighted

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it can understand the "incurable shortsightedness" of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The ruling party said this in reaction to reports that the role of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is being whittled down.In his Independence Day speech on Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari said the National Social Investment Programmes (N-SIPs) would now be under the ministry of [...]

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    Security beefed up in Kano ahead of tribunal’s verdict on guber poll

Security beefed up in Kano ahead of tribunal’s verdict on guber poll

The Kano state police command has deployed officers in strategic locations in the metropolis ahead of the judgement of the governorship election petition tribunal.TheCable reporter, who visited some areas of the state on Tuesday, observed that combined security forces comprising mobile police force and civil defense operatives were stationed at the state high court, venue of the tribunal.Abdullahi Haruna, command spokesperson, [...]

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    Yakasai: APC promised change but nothing has changed

Yakasai: APC promised change but nothing has changed

Tanko Yakasai, a founding member of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) , says there has been no significant change in Nigeria since APC took over power.Yakasai spoke on Tuesday when he featured on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme.Giving his assessment of Nigeria during the 59th independence anniversary, the elder statesman said the nation has not progressed."What I am saying is [...]

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    APC: 2023 campaign posters of Osinbajo, Tinubu, Oshiomhole from PDP

APC: 2023 campaign posters of Osinbajo, Tinubu, Oshiomhole from PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is behind the spread of 2023 campaign posters of some of its members.Campaign posters of Adams Oshiomhole, APC national chairman; Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna state governor; Bola Tinubu, national leader of the APC, and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo have been spread in some parts of the country and on the internet.Speaking with [...]

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    APC files cross-appeal, asks supreme court to ‘expunge’ PDP’s evidence

APC files cross-appeal, asks supreme court to ‘expunge’ PDP’s evidence

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the supreme court to expunge documents and evidence tendered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the bar.Evidence sought to be erased were provided by witnesses 40, 59 and 60 presented by the PDP during proceedings at the court of appeal.In a cross-appeal dated September 24, the ruling party also asked the apex [...]

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    PDP: Buhari will return empty from UNGA

PDP: Buhari will return empty from UNGA

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says President Muhammadu Buhari will go to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) without a plan and return to the country empty.In a statement on Sunday, Kola Ologbodiyan, PDP national publicity secretary, said it is lamentable that Buhari will approach the general assembly “without a clear-cut national agenda”.He said the alleged manipulation of election results [...]

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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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