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    S’court on Imo: INEC failed to tender results it claimed were genuine

S’court on Imo: INEC failed to tender results it claimed were genuine

The supreme court says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) "failed woefully" to tender documents it claimed were genuine in the Imo governorship election case.The court said this in its ruling on the petitions on the 2019 Imo governorship poll.TheCable has obtained full text of the verdict which has not been made public since January 14 when the apex court [...]

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    Kano PDP chairman joins APC — two days after Ganduje’s s’court victory

Kano PDP chairman joins APC — two days after Ganduje’s s’court victory

Rabiu Sulaiman-Bichi, Kano state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).This comes two days after the supreme court upheld the election of Abdullahi Ganduje as governor of the state.The apex court dismissed the suit filed by Abba Kabir Yusuf, PDP's candidate in the election, to challenge the victory of his APC rival.Sulaiman-Bichi has [...]

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    Uzodinma describes PDP protest as an attempt to overthrow Buhari

Uzodinma describes PDP protest as an attempt to overthrow Buhari

Hope Uzodinma, governor of Imo state, has described the demonstration against his victory at the supreme court as an attempt to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari.On Monday, hundreds of PDP members took to the streets to protest the judgement on the removal of Emeka Ihedioha, member of the opposition party, as governor of Imo.The apex court had affirmed Uzodinma, All Progressives Congress (APC) [...]

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    APC describes PDP protest as disgraceful and senseless

APC describes PDP protest as disgraceful and senseless

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has become a threat to the peaceful coexistence of citizens in the country.The ruling party said this in reaction to the protest embarked on by leaders of the PDP in Abuja on Monday.Members of the opposition party took to the streets over the decision of the supreme court in [...]

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    Many injured as truck conveying PDP protesters crashes

Many injured as truck conveying PDP protesters crashes

Some supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were injured on Monday when a truck conveying them during a protest in Abuja fell.The PDP supporters were heading to the Supreme Court Complex located in Central Area when the accident occurred.Not long after members of the party  left their campaign headquarters in Maitama, the truck, said to be carrying about 30 [...]

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    PDP to protest against sack of Ihedioha on Monday

PDP to protest against sack of Ihedioha on Monday

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it will protest against the supreme court verdict that led to the removal of Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo state.In a statement, Austin Akobundu, PDP national organising secretary, said the "non-violent protest" would commence at 9am on Monday in Abuja.Akobundu said the take-off point for the demonstration is Legacy House, the party's campaign [...]

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    Secondus: Presidency mounting pressure on s’court to favour APC in Sokoto, Benue

Secondus: Presidency mounting pressure on s’court to favour APC in Sokoto, Benue

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has alleged that the presidency is pressurising the supreme court to rule in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in its appeals challenging Sokoto, Bauchi, Adamawa and Benue governorship elections.All four states were won by the opposition party in the March 9 gubernatorial election.On Monday, the apex court is expected [...]

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    ‘Even partially-mad people wouldn’t react this way’ — Oshiomhole replies PDP over Imo

‘Even partially-mad people wouldn’t react this way’ — Oshiomhole replies PDP over Imo

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of making reckless statements to intimidate the judiciary and cause anarchy in the country.He said this in reaction to a statement by Uche Secondus, PDP national chairman. Secondus had said the removal of Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo state by the apex court [...]

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    PDP: Judiciary no longer last hope of the common man

PDP: Judiciary no longer last hope of the common man

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the judiciary is no longer the last hope of the common man in Nigeria.The party said this on Friday in a communique issued by Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesman. The communique was released at the end of the party's 87th national executive committee (NEC) meeting held in Abuja.The opposition party said there is "calculated injustice" [...]

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    Supreme court judgement on Imo must be reversed, says Secondus

Supreme court judgement on Imo must be reversed, says Secondus

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is demanding a review and reversal of the supreme court judgement on the 2019 governorship election in Imo stateThe apex court had on Tuesday sacked PDP’s Emeka Ihedioha as governor, and ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to return Hope Uzodinma, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who came a distant fourth in [...]

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    Issa-Onilu: We’ll petition NJC over judge assisting PDP to keep Rivers APC in crisis

Issa-Onilu: We’ll petition NJC over judge assisting PDP to keep Rivers APC in crisis

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will petition the National Judicial Council (NJC) over Augusta Kingsley-Chukwu, a judge of the Rivers state high court presiding over some cases involving the party.In a statement on Wednesday, Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC spokesman, said the judge has not been fair to the party as it works towards repositioning the APC in Rivers.The supreme [...]

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    PROFILE: Meet Uzodinma, the governor-elect who finished fourth

PROFILE: Meet Uzodinma, the governor-elect who finished fourth

"In Imo state, there is hope. Hope, hope, hope in Imo state! A new leadership that will break barriers and there would be joy in the land of Imo. Lift your candles as I bless Hope Uzodinma; and I empower him to, spiritually, to take over. How, I do not know," Ejike Mbaka, a Catholic priest in Enugu diocese, prophesied [...]

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    Garba Shehu: PDP is biggest obstacle to good governance in Nigeria

Garba Shehu: PDP is biggest obstacle to good governance in Nigeria

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, has described the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as " the single biggest obstacle to good governance in the country".Shehu said this in reaction to a statement by the PDP that President Muhammadu Buhari has lost confidence in the All Progressives Congress (APC).The party had said Buhari was apprehensive that the APC would fizzle out before 2023.The [...]

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    Kogi PDP vice-chairman dies playing lawn tennis in Lagos

Kogi PDP vice-chairman dies playing lawn tennis in Lagos

Kola Ojo, a vice-chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi state, is dead.In a statement on Wednesday in Lokoja, the state capital, Bode Ogunmola, the state publicity secretary of the party, said Ojo slumped and died in Lagos on Tuesday evening.He was said to be playing lawn tennis at the Ogudu GRA area of Lagos when the incident [...]

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    PDP asks Buhari to bury the interest he has in 2023 presidential poll

PDP asks Buhari to bury the interest he has in 2023 presidential poll

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the presidency’s "continuous reference" to a successor for President Muhammadu Buhari less than a year into his second tenure, is a "direct acceptance of failure and lack of capacity" of his administration.In a statement on Wednesday, Kola Ologbondiyan, national publicity secretary of the opposition party, asked Buhari to bury whatever interest he has in [...]

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    EXTRA: I’m an APC member, says PDP governor

EXTRA: I’m an APC member, says PDP governor

David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, says he is a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Umahi, who was twice elected under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said this when he received some "stakeholders" from Uburu, Ohaozara local government area of the state during the weekend.He asked some aggrieved PDP members to forget about their "planned defection" [...]

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