Nigeria

Jide Sanwo Olu

Sanwo-Olu and Ambode in constant touch with each other – Aide

(Lagos, Nigeria) Media officer to Lagos State Governor-Elect, Mr. Gboyega Akosile has described the relationship between Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Governor Akinwunmi Ambode as very cordial, urging those in the business of sowing seeds of discord among political leaders for selfish personal gains to desist from such as it will not work in this case. […]

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Tony Elumelu Foundation shortlists 3050 entrepreneurs for 5th forum programme

ABUJA, NIGERIA, March 22, 2019— The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), the leading African philanthropy committed to empowering African entrepreneurs, Friday announced 3,050 African entrepreneurs, drawn from all 54 African countries, selected to join the 5th cycle of its $100 million TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. The announcement was made at the Transcorp Hilton Abuja, following a presentation […]

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Osun Election: Adeleke speaks, says ‘to God be the glory’

Following his victory at the Tribunal, the Senator representing Osun-west senatorial district, Dr Ademola Adeleke, Friday joined his party members to congratulate himself, saying to God be the glory. Recall that the Osun State governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, declared Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, winner of the September 2018 […]

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Tribunal declares Ademola Adeleke winner of Osun 2018 election

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has declared Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party as winner of the September 2018 election in the state. The 3-man tribunal upheld the petitions filed by Adeleke and the PDP, challenging the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Gboyega Oyetola […]

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Walter Onnoghen

Trial of suspended CJN, Onnoghen resumes at CCT

The trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen resumed at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, (CCT) on Monday with the first prosecution witness testifying against the CJN. Mr James Apala, a Senior Investigation Officer of the Code of Conduct Bureau told the tribunal that the suspended CJN submitted two assets […]

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Atiku Abubakar: Nigeria’s perennial presidential hopeful

Atiku ask tribunal to sack Buhari, declare him winner

In a rush to beat the 21 days deadline provided by the Electoral Act, lawyers to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Monday evening, stormed the tribunal to lodge a petition against President Muhammadu Buhari. The Independent National Electoral Commission had on February 27, declared President Buhari who […]

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Director-General, SEC, Mr. Munir Gwarzo

Group urges Buhari to urgently arraign SEC DG, Gwarzo

Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, direct the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to charge the former Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo, on the abuse of office by the award of contracts […]

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Protests In Nigeria’s Port Harcourt Over Vote Suspension

Govs election: El-Rufai, Ayade, Shehu, Bagudu, Bunu, Bello, Sule, others win

MORE results of Saturday’s governorship elections were released, Monday, with Governors Ben Ayade of Cross River, Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna, Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina, Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi, Abubakar Bello of Niger, and Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa handed re-election mandates. Of the lot, only Ayade won on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, […]

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I was confident Lagosians will choose courage over fear – Sanwo Olu

Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said he was confident that the people of the State would choose courage over fear in the just concluded gubernatorial election. Sanwo-Olu polled a total of 739,445 votes to defeat his main challenger, Mr. Jimi Agbaje of the Peoples Democratic Party, who got a total of 206,141 votes. Declaring […]

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Atiku Abubakar, PDP presidential candidate

Atiku committed to challenging 2019 presidential result

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Saturday lamented the low turnout of voters in the Governorship and State Assembly polls, blaming it on irregularities observed in the presidential election. The defeated presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made the observation while speaking with reporters in Yola shortly after casting his vote at the […]

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Inec Adhoc Staff Arranging Non Sensitive Material At Ward A’ Kofar Baru 003 Sakin Yara Polling Unit During The 2019 National Assembly And Presidential Elections In Daura, Katsina State On

2019: INEC ready to give states free, transparent election process

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner in Lagos State, Sam Olumekun, says the electoral body is good to go, and ready to give residents of the state free and fair elections on Saturday. Mr Olumekun spoke on the readiness of the commission in the state in an interview with the News Agency […]

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Nigeria’s Buhari Looks To Consolidate At State Polls

Nigerians heads to the polls as governorship election begins

Voting begins throughout Nigerians at 8am today as voters return to the polls to elect state governors and legislators as well as chairmen and councillors for the six Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils. According to the Independent National Electoral Commission, 72.7 million or 86.63 per cent of registered voters who have collected their Permanent […]

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