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BREAKING: Abuja Court stops Adamawa election, orders Nyako’s deputy, Ngilari to be sworn in

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, not to go ahead with Saturday’s governorship bye election in Adamawa state. The court also ordered that the Deputy Governor of ousted Murtala Nyako be sworn in immediately to complete the deposed governor’s tenure. The court judgement follows a suit instituted by Mr, Ngilari praying …

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MEET SENATOR GBENGA ASHAFA

WHO IS SENATOR GBENGA ASHAFA?Senator Bareehu Olugbenga Ashafa is a Lagosian with functional and strategic experience in both public and private sectors. He played leadership role as the Executive Secretary and Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Lands of Lagos State-Nigeria for almost a decade where he created five (5) and resuscitated nine (9) moribund Government Schemes. He pioneered the …

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Adamawa Governorship Election: PDP disqualifies acting governor, Ahmadu Fintiri

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has explained that allowing the Adamawa State acting governor, Umaru Fintiri, to contest its primary next week, ahead of the state’s governorship poll October, would contravene the Constitution. The party announced Mr. Fintiri’s disqualification Saturday, saying the decision was taken on “moral grounds”. Speaking later to reporters, the chairman of the PDP screening committee, Ibrahim …

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Osogbo erupts in celebration as Aregbesola wins governorship poll

The victory celebration that began Saturday night in Osogbo continued on Sunday with residents dancing and waving brooms as they marched round the Osun State capital. At about 6 am, Sunday, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, announced Rauf Aregbesola, the incumbent governor, as the winner of the August 9 gubernatorial election. Mr. Aregbesola, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, …

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PDP’s Omisore, LP’s Akinbade absent at Osun Governorship Election Debate

Mr. Omisore had in early July accepted the challenge to debate Governor Rauf Aregbesola. But he did not turn up at Saturday’s radio debate. The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP] in the August 9 governorship election in Osun state, Iyiola Omisore, on Saturday failed to show up at a radio debate organized for the three leading candidates in the election. …

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Keyamo identifies legal errors in Adamawa impeachment

Writes President to reinstate Deputy Governor Ngillari A Lagos-based lawyer and member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Festus Keyamo, this Monday, sent an Open Letter to President Goodluck Jonathan over what he perceived as gradual sliding into a state of anomie in the country, cautioning the President  against turning blind eyes and deaf ears to the various illegalities that …

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APC alleges murder plot against Aregbesola

I can’t wish him dead, says Omisore OSUN State All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised the alarm over an alleged plot by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to use Israeli snipers to assassinate Governor Rauf Aregbesola during his campaign rally. The party’s Director of Publicity, Research and Strategy, Kunle Oyatomi,  accused two chieftains of PDP as the masterminds of the …

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Nyako vows to fight his impeachment in court

Speaker sworn in as acting governor Governors, Saraki, Atiku, Balarabe, condemn action  An acting governor mounted the saddle yesterday in Adamawa State after Governor Murtala Nyako’s controversial impeachment. Speaker Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri took the oath of office in Yola, the state capital, at a hurriedly organised ceremony witnessed by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains. Lawmakers impeached Nyako shortly after the …

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Another APC gov gets impeachment notice

LEGISLATORS in the Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Monday adopted alleged impeachment offences to be served on Governor Tanko Al-Makura. The development coincided with the submission of the report of the panel that investigated impeachment allegations against Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako. Both Al-Makura and Nyako belong to the opposition All Progressives Congress. Speaker of the Nasarawa State House …

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I left PDP over non-implementation of UNEP report -Amaechi

Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi has said he left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) because of the failure of the Goodluck Jonathan-led administration to implement the recommendations in the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report on Ogoniland. He declared that the Federal Government lacked the political will to implement the recommendations. The governor spoke …

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