How Unijos Student Emerged Plateau Assembly Speaker

A fresh member of the Plateau State House of Assembly representing Jos East constituency, and 500 level Law student of the University of Jos, Ayuba Nuhu Abok, has emerged Speaker of the Ninth Assembly.
Born in 1986, Abok, a father of two, holds a diploma in Law.

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Senator Ademola Adeleke Files Appeal Over Disqualification Judgement

The governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party in Osun state whose election was confirmed by the election tribunal,Senator Ademola Adeleke  has appealed against the ruling of a Bwari High Court questioning his qualification to run for the office.
The appeal is suit no FCT/HC/BW/80/122/2018

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How Buhari’s Strategists Disinformed The North About Atiku

It was also gathered that the grassroots campaigners went into the hinterlands of the North and told stories that the people should be wary of Atiku in view of the fact that he was said to have reached a pact with some pro-Biafran personalities, whom they said he planned to hand over the running of the affairs of his administration to.

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Let’s work as one family – El-Rufai to Kaduna residents

Speaking after receiving his Certificate of Return, the governor further said that the people appreciate that the difficult and tough decisions that had been taken in the last four years were in their collective interest.
El-Rufai also called on the people to join hands in building a better Kaduna “to improve themselves, to tackle poverty and disease, to accelerate development, build new businesses and create jobs.”

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Release my Certificate of Return – Okorocha

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo says the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, and the party’s governorship candidate, Sen. Hope Uzodimma, are to blame for the inability of the party to win the governorship election.

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Nigerian Ready for the Governorship Elections

The exercise will take place in 29 of the country’s 36 states.
Seven states – Kogi, Bayelsa, Ekiti, Osun, Ondo, Edo and Anambra – will not hold elections because their governors have not finished their four-year terms.
The turnout for the state elections is expected to be higher than the 35.5% in last month’s presidential election, down from 44% in 2015.

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INEC postpones assembly election in Adamawa

The Independent National Electoral Commission has postponed the House of Assembly election for the Nasarawa / Binyeri State Constituency of Adamawa State.
Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state , Mr Kashim Gaidam, disclosed this to the newsmen on Thursday in Yola.
Gaidam said that the postponement became necessary following the death of a member of the assembly , who was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the election.

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Buhari – I won’t disappoint women & Youth

Buhari gave the assurance on Saturday night during a victory dinner organised for the All Progressives Congress Women and Youth Campaign Council at the Presidential Villa , Abuja.
He used the opportunity to praise women and youths for the role they played in his re- election for a second term on February 23.
The President also responded to the call by the women and youths to include more of them in his new cabinet , saying that persons of integrity would not be denied appointments.

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Prophet Who Prophesied Atiku’s Victory Rejects Result

Prophet Okechukwu alleged that the election was rigged to produce a result contrary to the actual outcome of the election that favoured Atiku.
Reacting to the outcome of the elections in Awka yesterday, he said the outcome of the election is not the will of God and warned that “whosoever rigged the election should be expecting the judgment of God soon.”

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Igbo Traders Attacked in Lagos

However, on the Lagos Island, social miscreants otherwise called area boys , attacked some Igbo traders over accusation that they did not vote for President Buhari in Saturday’s election.
The miscreants, who were armed with dangerous weapons such as  cutlasses, broken bottles, woods and knives, struck at about 9.am at five streets:  Oluwole, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Tinubu, Bamgbose and Alli streets, taking  the traders unawares.

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States with highest, lowest voter turnout revealed

Only 34.75 per cent of registered voters actually voted in the just concluded Presidential elections, according data released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the percentage represents 28,614,190 people who cast their votes during the elections.

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Atiku Rejects Election Results, Heads To Court

Atiku, in a statement he personally signed early Wednesday morning, said if he had lost in a free and fair election, he would have called the winner, President Muhammadu Buhari within seconds of his being aware of the outcome of the exercise.
He said, “if I had lost in a free and fair election, I would have called the victor within seconds of my being aware of his victory to offer not just my congratulations, but my services to help unite Nigeria by being a bridge between the North and the South.

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PDP Protests Selective Use of Card Readers in Northern States

The party’s concerns were expressed by its agent, Chief Osita Chidoka, who argued that since the 5.1 million restrained votes were more than the 3.9million votes margin of win scored by President Muhammadu Buhari, it had become necessary to review the outcome of the election and consider the suspension of the declaration exercise.

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Buhari gets zero vote in Ekweremadu’s ward

The Peoples Democratic Party, has cleared all votes cast at the two polling units at Amachalla Primary School Mpu, in Aninri Local Government Area of Enugu State.
Mpu is the country home of the Deputy Senate President and PDP Senatorial candidate for Enugu West, Senator Ike Ekweremadu.
It reports that out of the 499 valid votes cast, PDP scored 468 votes for Presidency, 490 for Senate and 492 for House of Reps. Other parties scored zero.

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Buhari vs Atiku: Multiple international, local polls predict winner

President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, will be engaging in a final battle of who leads Nigeria in the presidential election scheduled for tomorrow.
President Buhari overcame the power of encumbency when he defeated former President Goodluck Jonathan to emerge President in 2015.
While many Nigerians believe that the 2015 event which reasured the world of the stability and growth of democracy in the country.

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EFCC Invades Fayose’s Residence In Ekiti

It will be recalled that the EFCC on Thursday complained over the influx of foreign currency to the country.
Meanwhile, he Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has condemned the invasion of the Afao Ekiti residence of the immediate past Governor of the State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, saying no amount of intimidation can break the will of Nigerians to vote out the APC government of President Muhammadu Buhari.

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INEC Assures Election Will Commence At 8 a.m

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, gave the assurance on Friday in Abuja while addressing a press conference on the commission’s preparations for the presidential and National Assembly elections.
Yakubu said that the commission has concluded the deployment of sensitive and non-sensitive materials to the 774 local government areas across the country.

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