The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) should not bother to challenge his victory at the state election petition tribunal because he will win there too. The governor made this known in a chat with reporters in Kano over the weekend. Ganduje, the APC candidate garnered 1,033,695 votes to defeat PDP candidate, Alhaji Abba Kabir, who scored 1,024,713 votes after the March 23 gubernatorial supplementary election.
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Some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri, Borno, have expressed support for the emergence of Sen. Ali Ndume as President of the 9th National Assembly. They advocated for zoning of the senate presidency to the North East region and called on the National Working Committee of All Progressives Congress (APC), Borno Gov. Kashim Shettima and other stakeholders to support Ndume to clinch the senate apex position. Senator, Ali Ndume, Some of the displaced persons told the Newsmen on Friday in Maiduguri that their appeal was to facilitate effective leadership of the senate toward consolidating successes recorded in the war against insurgency and other national issues. Malam Buba Muhammed, a displaced person, said emergence of Ndume as senate president
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Ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir has been transferred to a Khartoum prison following his toppling by the army last week, a source from his family told AFP on Wednesday. “Last night, Bashir was transferred to Kober prison in Khartoum,” the source said without revealing his name for security reasons. Bashir was ousted by the army last Thursday after four months of protests against his three decades of iron-fisted rule. The country’s new military rulers had said he was being held “in a secure place”.
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Oba Olagbegi who died last night was 77 years. He was installed as the traditional ruler of the ancient town in 2003 by the late governor Olusegun Agagu. He was appointed Chancellor of the University of Benin in 2005 and later chancellor University of Abuja. He is currently chancellor of the University of Jos and former chairman of the Ondo council of Obas. He was married to Olori Ololade Olateru Olagbegi and the family was blessed with children and grandchildren. Details later…
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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, is insistent that the Independent National Electoral Commission stored election results in a server and has said he will call Microsoft, IBM and Oracle experts to testify that he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari by over 1.6 million votes. Atiku gave the server name as INEC_PRES_RSLT_SRV2019 and its unique Mac address as 94-57-A5-DC-64-B9 with Microsoft Product ID 00252-70000-0000-AA535, in his fresh response to the reply of INEC to his petition. Alhaji Atiku Abubakar The Punch reported that Atiku and the PDP will also be expected to tender INEC’s training manual on elections, a printout of the votes of candidates from smart card readers and a printout of the forensic audit report on
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The United States Embassy has stated that it doesn’t enjoy denying Nigerians visa. The embassy made this known in an effort to correct ‘alleged anomalies’.
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The All Progressives Congress, APC, has ruled out chances of Femi Gbajabiamila in becoming the next Speaker of the House of Representative as the party had excluded the Northwest and Southwest from the zoning of the Senate President and House Speaker as well as their deputies.
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The lawmaker representing Osun West senatorial district at the National Assembly, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has faulted allegation that he presented forged school results to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, during the last governorship election in Osun State.
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