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APC, PDP clash over attack on #EndSARS protesters in Lagos

Written by on 16 October 2020

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) engaged in exchange of words over the attack on #EndSARS protesters by armed thugs in Lagos State. The PDP had earlier accused Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu over the attack, giving him 24 hours to fish out the hoodlums that attacked the protesters in Lagos. APC […]

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‘Deduction into Police Fund illegal’

Written by on 15 October 2020

Elected Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) govenors have faulted the deduction of 0.5 per cent of revenue springing to the Federation Account into the new Police Trust Fund(PTF). The Governors urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly to immediately cancel Section 4(1) of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (Establishment) Act, 2019. It’s the said Section […]

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Akure people turned against me says Akeredolu

Written by on 13 October 2020

Ondo state Governor-Elect, Rotimi Akeredolu has expressed shock that he lost the Saturday governorship election in three local government council areas in the central senatorial districts despite his developmental works in the councils. Akeredolu said this during an interview on Channels Television monitored in Akure, the Ondo state capital. The governor-elect lost Akure South, Akure […]

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Former Zamfara senator, Anka dies at 70

Written by on 13 October 2020

A former Senator from Zamfara West Senatorial District, Alhaji Yusha Anka, is dead. Anka died in a hospital in Abuja around 1am on Tuesday following a heart problem. He died at the age of 70. Speaking with newsmen, the deceased’s brother, Ahaji Sani Anka, said funeral prayers would be conducted by 1pm today at the […]

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Tribunal receives five petitions against Obaseki

Written by on 13 October 2020

The Edo Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Benin has received petitions from five political parties and their candidates, challenging the declaration of Governor Godwin Obaseki as the rightful winner of the September 19 poll. The Secretary of the tribunal, Sunday Martins, confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin on Monday. […]

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PDP, APC trade words over anti-Makinde’s statement

Written by on 13 October 2020

The Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has attacked its All Progressives Congress (APC) counterpart for allegedly describing a statement by Governor Seyi Makinde as “senseless”. The APC had, in an October 11 statement by its Publicity Secretary, AbdulAzeez Olatunde, asked the governor to publicly apologise to the people of Oyo State […]

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Edo Assembly impeaches speaker, Okiye

Written by on 12 October 2020

The Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Francis Okiye, has been impeached. His removal followed a motion by the Majority Leader of the House, Henry Okhurobo, that Okiye be removed over allegations of high handedness. His impeachment letter was signed by nine out of the 10-member Assembly present at a brief sitting on Monday. […]

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Ondo Decides: Rain delays voting in Akure, Owo

Written by on 10 October 2020

A light rain had briefly stopped voting in some parts of Akure, including Isikan, where Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Eyitayo Jegede, was waiting to vote. Jegede and his wife, Eno arrived at Sacred Heart Primary School, ward 2 unit 10, Isikan, around 9:00 am and joined other voters in the queue. The rain, which […]

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ONDO : Returning Officer not from the state, OAU, says INEC

Written by on 9 October 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) on Friday ruled out the appointment of the Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede as the Returning Officer for the Ondo State governorship election. The commission said while it would not be drawn into speculations relating to the performance of its constitutional and statutory functions, the […]

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