Peter Obi – I am ready to lay down my life for Nigeria

Peter Obi – I am ready to lay down my life for Nigeria

Peter Obi – I am ready to lay down my life for Nigeria   Peter Obi, the vice-presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, in his speech at the 8th stakeholders meeting of Anambra State chapter of the PDP titled, ”Repositioning for power and good governance” held in Awka, said he was ready to lay down his life to deliver Nigerians from the hardship witnessed all over the country.   Alleging that every Nigerian now wants to identify with the PDP because they have…

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CAN Urge Buhari, Govs Not To Disenchant The masses

CAN President, Rev Samson Ayokunle, made the call in a chat with reporters in Abuja According to him, it is the failure of the past administrations at both federal and state levels that has placed the nation in a deplorable state on many fronts. CAN Urge Buhari He said: “It is our wish and prayer for those that are being sworn-in today (yesterday); the president and the vice president, the new and returning governors, that they will live up to the expectations of the masses, who voted them into office.…

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Buhari, Obasanjo, Jonathan, Others Absent at the Presidential Inauguration

President Muhammadu Buhari was absent at Wednesday night dinner organized to celebrate his second term inauguration. Similarly, former leaders were conspicuously missing at the event, which was held at the State House Banquet Hall. Only former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, who also attended the inauguration ceremony at Eagle Square earlier in the day, graced the occasion. Former ex-civilian and military presidents missing were Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan, Ibrahim Babangida, Ernest Shobekan and Abdusalami Abubakar. In attendance were service chiefs, Head of Civil Service of the Federation, members of the…

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INEC declares elections in Abuja inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Kuje Area Council chairmanship and councillorship elections inconclusive. INEC’s Returning Officer for the council, Zainab Gbefwi, told newsmen that the election was declared inconclusive due to electoral violence in Rubochi. Gbefwi said that because of the violence, the elections in Rubochi ward and some polling units in Kwaku and Kabi, where Card Readers were not fully used had to be canceled. She added that INEC materials were destroyed and some ad hoc staff injured in the course of the violence that…

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Lagos Decides: INEC hands over 8 ad-hoc staff to police over missing electoral materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ifako-Ijaye, Lagos State, on Sunday referred eight ad hoc workers of the commission to the police over the alleged disappearance of zip pad memory cards in the polling unit. Mr. Joshua Adelusi, the Electoral Officer, Ifako-Ijaye, explained that zip pad is one of the tools for conducting elections at the polling units. He announced to newsmen on Sunday that the missing eight memory cards were for eight wards out of 11 wards in the local government, NAN reports. “These zip pads were 11…

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INEC announces winner of two House of Assembly seats in Lagos Island

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Sunday declared candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winners of Lagos Island House of Assembly Constituencies 1 and 2 in Lagos State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the results were declared at the INEC office in Lagos Island at about 3.40 a.m. Prof. Olaniyi Okedele of the University of Lagos, the Returning Officer for the Lagos Island House of Assembly Constituency 1, said that a total number of 21,237 votes were cast in the election, with 914 void votes…

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Oyo State Lawmaker Olatoye Temitope aka Hon. Sugar shot dead by unknown gunmen || @YakubDogara

Serving House of Representatives member in Ibadan Oyo State, representing Akinyele/Lagelu Federal Constituency, Hon. Temitope Olatoye was reported to have been shot dead by unknown gunmen. Olatoye-Temitope-Sugar Olatoye, popularly known as ‘Sugar’ learned from a reliable source was shot in the eye at Iyana-Agbala area of Ibadan on Saturday by unknown gunmen believed to be sent by his political rival known as Hon. Adigun Ahmed was popularly known as “Murphy.” Ajimobi loses all four announced LGAs in Oyo south It was revealed that before the incident, trouble had earlier ensued between the groups loyal to…

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INEC, military colluding with APC to release fake results – Dickson alleges

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has accused the military and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials of colluding with a former governor of the state to produce fake results in the state House of Assembly election. Dickson made the accusation while speaking with journalists shortly after casting his vote in his home town, Toru Orua, Sagbama Local Government Area of the state. Dickson accused security agencies deployed to the state of planning to intimidate voters. He stressed that the APC was resorting to electoral malpractices because it lacked the support…

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Tribunal Orders INEC To Allow PDP, Atiku Access All Electoral Materials

The panel on Wednesday heard the ex-parte motion filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, seeking an order granting them access to inspect the electoral materials used for the February 23 polls. Atiku filed an ex-parte motion at the Court of Appeal in Abuja, asking for various orders of the court to allow him to access all documents used by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the conduct of the presidential election. The ex-parte motion prayed for an order compelling INEC to allow them…

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Tribunal orders INEC to allow Atiku, PDP to inspect election materials

ABUJA – The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to surrender all the Election Materials used for the February 23 presidential election, for inspection. The tribunal, in a unanimous decision by a three-man panel of Justice led by Justice Abdul Aboki, directed the electoral body to grant the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, access to the materials. However, the panel declined to allow Atiku and PDP to conduct forensic analysis on any of the…

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