Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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    Surrender your stolen mandate, PDP replies APC on INEC server

Surrender your stolen mandate, PDP replies APC on INEC server

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari's campaign organisation of sub-judice over the accusation that it hacked the Independent National Electoral Commission's (INEC) server.The party said the accusation shows the APC is jittery of losing at the presidential election tribunal, asking it to "surrender the stolen mandate" to its presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar.The PDP had claimed figures [...]

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    Buratai and the birth of a new army

Buratai and the birth of a new army

BY DON UDEIKEI am not one that partakes in mediocrity. I am also not one that encourages others to be mediocre. I say this because the general elections have come and gone and as usual words, merchants have begun to ply their trades on behalf of their principals that includes some of those that lost in their respective political bids.In [...]

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    Sokoto guber: Leave military alone, group tells Tambuwal

Sokoto guber: Leave military alone, group tells Tambuwal

As reactions continue to greet the just-concluded governorship election in Sokoto, Aminu Tambuwal,winner of the election, has been asked not to celebrate yet.Agenda for Democracy and Good Governance, which made the call asked the governor to leave the Nigerian military alone while he savours the taste of his temporary victory, which would not pass through legal furnace.Gambo Abdulkadir, national president, [...]

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    Tension in Kano as DSS, policemen clash at collation centre

Tension in Kano as DSS, policemen clash at collation centre

Policemen and officials of the Department of State Services (DSS) clashed at head office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano state on Sunday.The altercation was over a fresh screening conducted by the DSS at the collation centre.Journalists and observers were already seated in the collation hall, waiting for continuation of the event when security personnel asked everyone to [...]

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    Kano govt denies arrest of commissioner

Kano govt denies arrest of commissioner

Muhammad Garba, the Kano state commissioner of information, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is spreading "mischievous lies"  in order to discredit the supplementary election in the state. Garba was reacting to reports on the arrest of Muktar Yakasai, commissioner for special duties on Saturday.Yakasi was allegedly arrested for leading some thugs to disrupt election at Yelwa Secondary School in Dala [...]

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    APC: PDP afraid of losing Kano

APC: PDP afraid of losing Kano

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano state has dismissed allegations that it hired thugs to disrupt the supplementary election in the state.Rabiu Sulaiman-Bichi, chairman of the PDP in the state, had alleged that the APC brought thugs from some neighbouring states to "take over the polling units".He, therefore, asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel the election.But [...]

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    Kano PDP asks INEC to cancel supplementary poll

Kano PDP asks INEC to cancel supplementary poll

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano state has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel the supplementary governorship election ongoing across the 28 local government areas of the state.Rabiu Sulaiman-Bichi, acting chairman of the party, made the call while addressing journalists on Saturday.Bichi said there was need for the commission to cancel the election as the [...]

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    ‘Never underestimate the power of dancing’ — reactions to Adeleke’s victory at tribunal

‘Never underestimate the power of dancing’ — reactions to Adeleke’s victory at tribunal

The election petition tribunal on Friday declared Ademola Adeleke as winner of the 2018 governorship election in Osun state.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had announced Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the election.But the tribunal held that the rerun election conducted in the state after the initial poll was illegal.Social media is currently buzzing [...]

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    Secondus writes Yakubu: There’s no basis for Bauchi supplementary election

Secondus writes Yakubu: There’s no basis for Bauchi supplementary election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has tackled the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over its decision to conduct supplementary governorship election in Bauchi state while all results have not been collated.In a letter addressed to Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman, and dated March 21, the PDP said such decision contradicts provisions of the electoral act as well as the INEC guidelines [...]

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    Rivers APC: INEC determined to rig for Wike

Rivers APC: INEC determined to rig for Wike

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is determined to rig governorship election in the state in favour of Nyesom Wike, the incumbent governor.On March 10, INEC suspended all electoral processes in the state as a result of violence and widespread disruption of collation of results. The commission eventually announced a rerun [...]

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    PDP will take over Kano, says Kwankwaso

PDP will take over Kano, says Kwankwaso

Rabiu Kwankwaso, a former governor of Kano state, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win Saturday supplementary election in the state.Kwankwaso spoke through Binta Spikin, his media aide.“Sen Rabiu Kwankwaso hereby calls on the people of Kano, cutting across political divides, to conduct themselves peacefully during the oncoming re-run election while voting for the candidate of their choice,” Spikin [...]

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    PDP leaders ask military to stay away from supplementary poll

PDP leaders ask military to stay away from supplementary poll

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says declaring elections inconclusive is the terminology used by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to "rig elections."Ike Abonyi, media aide to Secondus, quoted the PDP national chairman as saying this at the national emergency council meeting of the party.Secondus asked the military and other security agencies to resist any [...]

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    I’ll recover my stolen mandate, says Atiku

I’ll recover my stolen mandate, says Atiku

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he is confident in getting his “stolen mandate” from the court.He spoke on Wednesday during a courtesy call on the southern and middle belt leaders at the Abuja residence of Edwin Clark, a leader of the group.Atiku, who lost to President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress [...]

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    ‘You have slipped into severe depression’ — APC dismisses PDP’s 1.6m votes claim

‘You have slipped into severe depression’ — APC dismisses PDP’s 1.6m votes claim

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, have "slipped into severe depression".The APC said this in reaction to PDP's claim that it won the presidential poll by 1.6 million votes.The opposition party based its claims on the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).It filed the claim in its [...]

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    PDP petitions NJC over judge who stopped collation of Bauchi results

PDP petitions NJC over judge who stopped collation of Bauchi results

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC) over a judgment stopping the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from continuing with the collation of results in Bauchi state.Inyang Ekwo of a federal high court in Abuja had delivered the judgement based on a suit filed by Mohammed Abubakar, governor of the state and candidate of the All Progressive [...]

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    PDP threatens to halt Buhari’s inauguration

PDP threatens to halt Buhari’s inauguration

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the court order stopping the collation of pending results of the Bauchi governorship election.The party described the order as unconstitutional, and threatened to obtain similar ones stopping the swearing in of all candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) "particularly President Muhammadu Buhari".A federal high court in Abuja had given an ex parte [...]

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