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Breaking News: Governor Obiano Wins Re-election

Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano of APGA has been re-elected to a second term and will be declared winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) following the governorship election that took place on Saturday November 18, 2017 in that state. Mr Obiano won 21 out of 21 local government …

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PDP announces dates for NEC, BOT meetings

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has released dates of meetings of its critical organs such as the Expanded National Caucus, Board of Trustees, BOT, and National Executive Committee, NEC. In a press statement Saturday, the party also informed all members of the state organs of the party that the meeting …

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PDP now in the hands of looters – Sheriff

PDP now in the hands of looters – Sheriff

Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has said that the party has been returned to those he described as treasury looters. He also denied media reports  that he had congratulated the Chairman of the party’s National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, over his victory …

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Melaye’s recall: Nobody can bully us, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has said that it will not be intimidated by anybody in the ongoing exercise to recall the Senator representing the Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye from the Senate. The Chief Press Secretary to the Chairman of INEC, Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi, stated this …

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Court suspends recall process of Senator Dino Melaye

The recall process of Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West has been suspended by Justice John Tsoho of the Abuja Federal High Court Thursday. Justice John Tsoho directed all the parties to maintain their status quo until September 29 when the court will hear the suit challenging bid by Melaye’s …

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INEC releases time-table to recall Dino Melaye

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has released the timetable for the recall of the Senator representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye. Based on the timetable, INEC will give a notice of verification on July 10, 2017. The notice would be posted in the commission’s LGA office in Lokoja. July …

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Yemi Osinbajo Approves Appointment Of 14 New RECs

The Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of 14 new Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). This is contained in a statement by the Director of Press, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), Bolaji Adebiyi. While 13 of …

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Sacked Rivers Senator George Sekibo speaks

The Election Petitions Tribunal presiding over senatorial elections in Rivers State on Thursday nullified the victory of George Sekibo of the Peoples Democratic Party. The lawmaker has, however, told Premium Times he will appeal the judgement. Based on precedence, the senator is expected to continue in his seat until the …

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INEC Accuses Yahaya Bello Of Double Registration

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC says the Governor of Kogi State, Mr Yahaya Bello, registered twice as a voter in Nigeria, an action the electoral umpire says is illegal. INEC in a statement signed by its National Commissioner and Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Solomon Soyebi, …

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