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Alleged forgery: Court postpones Saraki, Ekweremadu’s arraignment

A Federal Capital Territory High 
Court has set June 27 for
the arraignment of the Senate
President, Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu and
two others charged with forgery
of Senate rules. Saraki is

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Presidency slams Fayose for linking Aisha Buhari with convicted US congressman

The Presidency has lashed out at Ekiti state
governor, Ayo Fayose over his attempt to link President Buhari’s
wife, Aisha, to US Congressman
William Jefferson’s bribery
scandal for which he was convicted in 2009.

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Former SSG, Ize- Iyamu, emerges PDP candidate for Edo

Former Secretary to the Edo State Government, Pastor Osagie
Ize-Iyamu has emerged winner of the Peoples  Democratic Party gubernatorial primaries in the state. Ize-Iyamu, who decamped from the All Progressives Congress

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Obaseki wins Edo APC Guber primaries

Godwin Obaseki has been declared winner of the All Progressives Congress, APC, gubernatorial primaries in Edo state. The primaries which started at about 5.30 pm at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium,

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PDP gets new national officers

The Peoples Democratic Party,
PDP, has announced the assignment of portfolios to the
seven-member National Caretaker
Committee of the party. The party announced the
portfolios on Thursday, at the
maiden meeting of the staff of

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Gov Bello wins again as Tribunal dismisses Labour Party’s petition

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal for Kogi sitting in Abuja on Wednesday dismissed the petition filed by the Labour Party for failing to substantiate its claims. Justice Halima Muhammad, the tribunal chairperson, in a two- hour judgment,

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Gov Bello faces impeachment over House crisis

Trouble may not yet be over for embattled governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello as the House of Representatives on Tuesday accused him of committing impeachable offences in the running

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PDP crisis: Sheriff kicks as Secondus hands over to Makarfi

The leadership crises rocking the Peoples Demicratic Party (PDP) took a new twist on Tuesday when its former acting National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus handed over the affairs of the

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Tribunal throws out Wada’s case, reaffirms Bello as Kogi Gov

By Bologi Muhammed Maikudi The Kogi State Governorship Election Tribunal
sitting in Abuja on Tuesday dismissed a petition
brought before it by the former
governor of the state, Capt Idris Wada (rtd), challenging
the

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We’ll amend Electoral Act – Saraki

Senate President, Dr
Bukola Saraki, has announced plans by the National
Assembly to
amend the Electoral Act to
strengthen the country’s electoral
process.
Saraki stated this at a summit
on elections, organised by the
Senate Committee on Independent
National

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