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Bode George is the Best for PDP Chairmanship – PDP Chieftain


A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Ebenezer Babatope, said former National Vice-Chairman of the party (South), Chief Olabode George, remained the best candidate for the party’s national chairman. Mr. Babatope, who is leading George’s campaign organization for his aspiration in the Dec. 9 convention of the party, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Friday ...

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Alleged N40bn Fraud: Ekiti House of Assembly Gives EFCC 21-day Ultimatum to Investigate Fayemi, Others


The Ekiti State House of Assembly has given the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), 21-day ultimatum to commence investigation into the allegation of N40 billion fraud made against the immediate past governor of the State and Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi and others, or face legal action, accusing the anti-corruption commission of compromise. The House ...

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N5,000 FG’s Payment to the Poor, Mere Propaganda -Fayose


Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has described the N5,000 the federal government said it had started paying to the poor in Nigeria as a mere propaganda and advised them to stop running government and governance on propaganda. He said: “A blind man will say it is when it gets into my mouth that I will say you are feeding ...

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INEC To Deploy 10,294 Staff For Saturday Rivers Rerun Election

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would deploy 10,294 staff to conclude the re-run National and State Assembly elections in Rivers scheduled for Saturday. INEC which stated this in its daily bulletin issued on Tuesday in Abuja that 14 categories of staff would be deployed to make up the 10,294 figure. The categories according to the commission, will ...

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40 Reps, 5 Senators Parade O’ Level Certificates


A peek into the qualification details of the members of the National Assembly by Daily Trust on Sunday reveals that a staggering number of the parliamentarians got elected with Ordinary Level certificates during the 2015 general elections, a development that leaves doubts on the capacity and quality of legislation in the 8th National Assembly. A total of 45 federal lawmakers ...

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Farida Replies Ribadu, Says He Should Be Grateful To Me

Mrs Farida Waziri

A former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mrs Farida Waziri, has reacted to the allegation by her predecessor, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, that she was one of those that frustrated the war against corruption, describing it as a reckless and irresponsible statement and an attempt by Ribadu to remain relevant. She said Ribadu should rather explain to ...

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PDP Suspends Kashamu, Six Others With Immediate Effect

Buruji Kashamu

The Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun state has suspended Senator Buruji Kashamu and six others. PDP said the suspension is with immediate effect. According to the ‎state party chairman, Hon Sikirulai Olawale Ogundele, is sequel to the report of a panel which was constituted in June, 2016 to investigate allegations of financial improprieties, anti-party activities and sundry reckless acts that ...

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If 27 Parties Are Ready, We Are Also Ready -INEC Reply Jegede


The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Saturday governorship election in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede, on Thursday, led protesters to the state office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) demanding for the postponement of the governorship election by four weeks. Jegede, who was accompanied by mammoth crowd to the office of the INEC office, armed with ...

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Group Advises INEC Not to Bow to Anti-democratic Forces in Ondo


The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights(CDHR), has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resist the secret connivance by the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) and All Progressives Congress(APC) to push for the postponement of the Ondo Governorship . The group said the collusion between the party became worrisome coming few days to election, saying the clandestine plot was ...

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Ondo Guber Update: INEC Replaces Jimoh Ibrahim With Eyitayo Jegede

Mr Eyitayo Jegede, PDP Governorship candidate for Ondo State

The Independent National Electoral Commission (lNEC) has replaced the name of Mr Jimoh Ibrahim with that of Mr Eyitayo Jegede as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Ondo governorship election, scheduled for Saturday. A statement signed by the Commission’s Secretary, Mr Agusta Ogakwu, disclosed this on Wednesday in Abuja. The INEC’s decision is in line with the judgment of ...

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