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Court Nullifies Adeleke’s Nomination for Osun Guber Polls over Certificate Forgery

Justice Oathman Musa of an Abuja High Court sitting in Bwari Area Council of Abuja on Tuesday Nullified the nomination of Senator Ademola Adeleke as candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the September 2018 Governorship Election in Osun State. Adeleke, who represents Osun West Senatorial District at the …

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Zamfara governor-elect, others sue INEC over refusal to issue Certificates of Return

No fewer than 20 political parties in Zamfara State have sued the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over its refusal to issue Certificates of Return to the governor-elect and members-elect of the state House of Assembly. The suit was filed at the Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday by Ebenezer …

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Politicians in cassock attempt to stop visit to Buhari – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said saboteurs and politicians in cassock attempted to prevent its leadership from paying congratulatory visit to President Muhammadu Buhari. The President of CAN, Rev. Samson Ayokunle, at State House after the leadership of CAN visited Buhari on Friday, dismissed the allegation that pressure …

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JAMB releases results of 2019 Mock UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of its 2019 Mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted on April 1. JAMB’s Head, Media and Information, Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos. According to him, …

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Buhari rejects Ajaokuta Steel bill, seven other legislations

President Muhammadu Buhari had declined assent to eight bills recently passed by the National Assembly. The bills are Ajaokuta Steel Company Completion Fund Bill, 2018; Chartered Institute of Training and Development Establishment bill, 2018; Nigerian Aeronautic Research bill, 2018 and National Institute of Credit Administration bill 2018. Others are Small …

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Buhari rejects National Assembly’s debt figures for states

President Muhammadu Buhari for the second time has said the National Assembly inflated the debt figures to be repaid by the federal government to some states. He asked the lawmakers to send details of the amounts they approved for Delta and Taraba States. He said he would go ahead to …

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Group to Fintiri: Transition committee is not probe panel

Chairman, Adamawa reissuance group, Dr. Hyelda Samson has advice Adamawa State governor elect, Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri  to desist from giving directives of probe panel to his transition committee, as transition committee is different from probe panel. Hyelda issued the caution in a release signed by his spokeman, Sam Tarfa, …

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Bindow congratulates Fintiri, concedes defeat

erstwhile speaker of the Adamawa State House of assembly, Hon. Umaru Fintiri, was, yesterday, returned to power in a historic election that saw the defeat of an incumbent governor in the history of democratic rule in Adamawa State. Gov. Jibrilla Bindow, candidate of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, hours …

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A tribute to Gov. Jibrilla Bindow: He has been everything he said he’d be

Hope and change. With those words, four years ago, Adamawa ushered in a remarkable period in our history. Jibrilla Bindow, a man from the minority tribe in Adamawa, won the governorship in a state where deficit infrastructure development was incorporated into the state’s development and social fabric. That a man …

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BREAKING: Court dismisses suit seeking to cancel Adamawa governorship election

Justice Abdulazeez Waziri of the Yola High Court has dismissed a case brought by the candidate of the Movement for the Restoration and Defence of Democracy (MRDD), Eric Theman, seeking cancellation of the Adamawa governorship election. The judge dismissed the case for lack of evidence. Mr Theman had argued that …

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