Saturday, June 23, 2018

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    Zamfara senator joins governorship race

Zamfara senator joins governorship race

Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, has expressed his intention to contest the state's governorship election.The senator made known his intention when executive of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state paid him a Sallah visit at his residence in Tsafe local government area of the state.Marafa said he decided to join the governorship race following calls across the [...]

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    Ex-envoy to Osun guber aspirants: Stop the clamour for zoning… sell your programme to the people

Ex-envoy to Osun guber aspirants: Stop the clamour for zoning… sell your programme to the people

Abdulyekin Abilagbo, a former ambassador of Nigeria to Sierra Lone, says statements made by Osun gubernatorial aspirants are polarising state.Speaking with journalists on Wednesday, Abilagbo expressed concern that some people were fanning the embers of religion and ethnicity.“It is so worrisome that most of those aspiring to govern the state has not come up with the blueprints and programmes of [...]

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    Not too old to run: Useni wants to be Plateau gov — 34 years after ruling Bendel

Not too old to run: Useni wants to be Plateau gov — 34 years after ruling Bendel

Plateau state will make history if Jeremiah Useni, retired lt. general and senator representing Plateau south senatorial district, achieves his next political target.In a letter seen by TheCable, the senator expressed his wish to govern the state in 2019. If he eventually succeeds, he will be the oldest elected governor in Nigeria.In the letter addressed to Timothy Golu, a member [...]

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    Okorocha: God in support of my son-in-law’s governorship ambition 

Okorocha: God in support of my son-in-law’s governorship ambition 

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, says "God is in support" of the governorship ambition of Uche Nwosu, his son-in-law. The governor has endorsed Nwosu, who is his current chief of staff, as his successor.In a statement on Sunday, Okorocha said 24 out of the 37 local government areas in the state have also backed Nwosu on his governorship ambition.Okorocha described him [...]

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    Tribunal upholds Obaseki’s election as Edo governor

Tribunal upholds Obaseki’s election as Edo governor

The Edo election petition tribunal on Friday upheld the election of Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as governor of the state.Delivering the judgment, the three-member tribunal led by justice Ahmed Badamasi dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu as lacking in merit.Badamasi held that the petitioners failed in [...]

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    Akiolu: No one should contest against Ambode in 2019

Akiolu: No one should contest against Ambode in 2019

Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, has advised Lagos governorship hopefuls not to contest against the incumbent governor, Akinwumi Ambode, in the 2019 election.The monarch on Thursday said Ambode and his deputy, Oluranti Adebule, will govern Lagos state for the next six years.He noted that fielding anyone against the pair would be a money-wasting venture.THISDAY quoted him to have said this at [...]

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    INEC fixes Nov 18 for Anambra gov election

INEC fixes Nov 18 for Anambra gov election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will hold the Anambra governorship election on November 18, 2017.Solomon Soyebi, a national commissioner INEC, announced this at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday.He said the 1999 constitution as amended, and the electoral act, had stipulated that the earliest day for the conduct of the election shall be October 18, while [...]

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    PDP beating drums of war in Bayelsa, says APC

PDP beating drums of war in Bayelsa, says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is worried by the threat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the supplementary governorship election in Bayelsa state.In a statement on Tuesday, PDP had directed all its members in Bayelsa state to use all democratic means necessary to resist any attempt by the APC to rig the election.Reacting to the statement, [...]

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    PDP: We successfully resisted APC’s ‘rigging machine’ in Bayelsa

PDP: We successfully resisted APC’s ‘rigging machine’ in Bayelsa

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it successfully resisted the attempt of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig the governorship election in Bayelsa state.The party said that the “courage of the people of Bayelsa state in fearlessly curtailing APC’s rigging machinery led to the cancellation of the fabricated elections in Southern Ijaw local government area.”It observed that but for “the bravery [...]

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    Police troop into Kogi ahead of governorship election

Police troop into Kogi ahead of governorship election

There is a heavy presence of security agents, most especially men of the Nigeria police, in Kogi state ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in the state.On Thursday, TheCable observed that police officers littered the entry-point into Lokoja, the confluence state capital, as well as roamed the inner city.Also, police trucks stood menacingly in the city centre, provoking a traffic jam [...]

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    PDP to pick presidential candidate December 6

PDP to pick presidential candidate December 6

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will hold its presidential primary on December 6, while the governorship and national assembly primaries have been scheduled for October 29 and November 22 respectively, national publicity secretary of the party, Olisah Metuh, has revealed.Speaking  in Abuja on Wednesday, Metuh said the dates, which were proposed by the party's National Working Committee (NWC), are subject to approval by [...]

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