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Saraki, 16 Lawmakers Who Dumped APC Have Been Punished: Oshiomole

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says all 16 senators that decamped from the party last year July with former Senate President, Bukola Saraki have all been punished. Oshiomhole said this while speaking with State House correspondents when he led…

KogiDecides: Yahaya Bello Declared Winner

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello Yahaya Bello, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been reelected as the governor of Kogi state. The incumbent governor polled 406,222 votes to defeat his closest rivals, Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled 189,704, and Natasha Akpoti of the…

Obasanjo: If Jesus Were In Nigeria Today, He Won’t Keep Quiet

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday expressed that if Jesus Christ were to be in Nigeria at this time, he would not keep quiet on the situation of the country. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo The former president made this statement in his goodwill message at the 64th annual national convention…

BayelsaDecides: INEC Declares APC’s David Lyon As Governor-Elect

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, David Lyon has been declared winner of the Bayelsa State governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Bayelsa State, Governor-elect, David Lyon The Southern Ijaw man will succeed outgoing Governor Seriake Dickson, who has ruled the state since 2012. Returning Officer, Prof.…

INEC, Security Agencies Rigged Bayelsa, Kogi Polls: Fayose

Ayo Fayose A former governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose has reacted to the Kogi and Bayelsa elections “brazenly rigged in connivance with INEC and security agencies.” In a tweet on Sunday evening, the former governor who had warned a day to the elections that Governor Yahaya Bello be held…

KogDecides: INEC Declares 30 Staff Missing

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared 30 of its staff who took part in the Kogi State governorship election on Saturday, missing. The staff were deployed to Olamaboro Local Government Area (LGA) by the commission but were declared missing around 1 a.m. on Sunday during the…

Why We Are At War With Obaseki: APC Chieftain

Edo State Governor Obaseki General Charles Airhavbere, a former Edo State governorship candidate has explained why a faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC is at war with Gov. Godwin Obaseki. According to the APC chieftain said the governor has “refused to listen to voice of reason’’ while speaking in…

Dickson Calls For Cancellation Of Election In Nembe, Southern Ijaw (Video)

Governor Seriake Dickson has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel the election in parts of the state where the exercise was characterised by brigandage, hijacking of electoral materials and personnel. Seriake Dickson The governor made this statement after he voted in his Sagbama polling unit. Also…

Blame Yourselves, Not Old People — Jonathan To Nigerian Youths

Former President Goodluck Jonathan Former President Goodluck Jonathan has asked the youths in the country to begin to blame themselves and not old people. Jonathan said this while reacting to the delayed voting exercise at his polling unit, adding that it is an indictment of the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC).…

Bayelsa Election A Sad Commentary On Nigeria’s Democracy: Gov Dickson

  Bayelsa Governor Dickson Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa, has described the ongoing governorship election in the state as a sad commentary on Nigeria’s democracy. The governor said this on Saturday after casting his vote at ward 2, polling unit 5, Tori-Orua in Sagbama local government area of the state.…