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There may be no elections in 2019, says Bafarawa

Former governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa, has expressed doubts over the possibility of holding the 2019 general elections. He said the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government is too disorganised and reckless to be entrusted with a crucial national assignment such as a general election. According to …

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LG Polls: KADSIEC Reschedules Election in Five LGAs

The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIEC) has rescheduled council polls in five local government areas of the state. This comes as the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) swept 14 out of the  18 chairmanship seats in the already declared results in last Saturday’s local government election. Elections were conducted …

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PDP, ADC, SDP, 35 parties hold alliance talks to oust Buhari

As part of the moves to oust President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress in 2019, the major opposition parties and third force elements are expected to hold joint and separate talks in the coming days with a view to forging an alliance and supporting one presidential candidate. Some of …

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Fayose speaks after Fayemi victory as APC guber candidate

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Kayode has reacted to the victory of Kayode Fayemi, minister of solid minerals after the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) held a peaceful governorship primary election on Saturday at Damlek Event Centre, Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. Fayemi will represent APC as its Governorship candidate for the …

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Fayemi wins Ekiti APC governorship primary

Kayode Fayemi, minister of solid minerals, has won the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election in Ekiti. The former governor of the state secured the most votes in the rescheduled exercise held on Saturday. Fayemi took a total of 941 votes, which put him a mile ahead of other …

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INEC: N100m spent on Sen. Melaye’s failed recall

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, says only N100m was spent on the failed attempt to recall Kogi-West lawmaker, Senator Dino Melaye. While responding to a question at a press conference in Abuja on Friday, Prof. Yakubu said the figure was nowhere near the N1bn …

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Sen. Dino Melaye wins as recall fails

The controversial recall of the senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, Dino Melaye, has failed. The exercise failed as it could not garner the required 50 plus one percent of the total number of signatories to the petition calling for Melaye’s recall. It only managed to get 5.34 percent of …

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Kogi youths threaten INEC officials, oppose Melaye’s recall

Voters in Kabba/Bunu/Ijumu Federal Constituency in Kogi have shunned the ongoing verification exercise organised by INEC to authenticate the signatures of voters seeking to recall Senator Dino Melaye. Correspondents of the News Agency of Nigeria monitoring the exercise in Melaye’s Kogi West Senatorial District, observed that the polling units were …

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President Buhari, APC Governors meet in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with Governors from his own party, All Progressives Congress (APC) at the presidential Villa, Abuja.  Though the agenda of the meeting was not made public, sources at the Presidency said that the meeting has one item agenda which is on the forthcoming national convention …

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