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After many months of fighting between People's Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressive Congress (APC) in court, Nigeria Supreme Court has disqualified APC candidate for 2019 Zamfara Governorship Election. The high court ruled that APC did not hold any primary prior to the election. It declared PDP candidate, Mr. Bello Matawalle as the winner of the 2019 Zamfara Governorship Election. APC candidate, Mukhtar Idris was declared winner by INEC after polling 534,541 votes. After the ruling, the In...
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by on May 25, 2019
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May announced that she will resign from her office. She said she will leave office on June 7, 2019. The Prime Minister Theresa May said quote “I had done everything I can to convince MPs to support the withdrawal deal I had negotiated with the European Union, but it was now in the best interests of the country for a new prime minister to lead that effort. I will shortly leave the job that it has been the honour of my life to hold. The second f...
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by on May 23, 2019
A lawmaker in Mississippi, United States was arrested for attacking his wife. His name is Doug McLeod and he is fifty-eight years old. Doug McLeod is a member of Mississippi State Assembly. Police said he punched his wife in the face for taking “too long to undress for sex.” Doug McLeod’s wife nose was bloodied. Police also found blood on the bed and on the floor. He is a member of Republican Party. According to police, it appears that the lawmaker was drunk. When police showed up at his house, ...
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by on May 21, 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), following a court order, has withdrawn 25 Certificates of Returns from some winners at the last conducted general elections. This was revealed by Festus Okoye, Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee while speaking at the 'Forum on Media Coverage of 2019 General Elections' held in Enugu today. Okoye lauded the coverage of the 2019 elections by the media. He also tasked the media to constantly keep the people abreast of every ame...
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by on May 20, 2019
The former Governor of Rivers State/current Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi has made it clear to South East of Nigeria that there will be no 2023 Presidential ticket under the All Progressive Congress (APC). The reason he gave was, the People of the South East did not support or voted for APC candidate for 2019 Presidential Election President Muhammadu Buhari. South East of Nigeria are predominantly populated by the Igbos. Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi made the comment during an in...
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by on May 19, 2019
The Federal Government on Friday said it planned to downgrade the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu or shut it down for runway rehabilitation. The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, who made this known at the 2019 Stakeholders’ Forum, in Lagos, said the decision was taken to enable the Federal Government to work on the airport runway to avoid any major incident. He said, “We may downgrade Enugu Airport in terms of its status as an international airport. The runway is ter...
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by on May 17, 2019
Nigeria’s Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo begs Nigerians to stop giving bribes to Government Officials such as Police, Immigration officers. The Vice-President points out that many Nigerians pay bribes to obtain their drivers licenses or their International Passport. He said there is no excuses or any reasons for anybody to pay or give bribes to any Government Officials. The Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo made those statement during a speech he gave at the anti-corruption conference tagged “Collabora...
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by on May 16, 2019
A Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from investigating Bukola Saraki, Senate President of Nigeria. The EFCC had said it would investigate Saraki’s earning while he was the Governor of Kwara State from 2003 to 2011. Saraki, who described the investigation as a witch-hunt, approached the court, filing two charges in order to restrain the anti-graft agency from probing his earnings and emoluments. Sunday Onubi, Saraki’s lawyer, charged Abubakar ...
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by on May 15, 2019
The United States has suspended interview waivers for renewals, otherwise known as the “Dropbox” process, in Nigeria indefinitely. The U.S. Mission to Nigeria disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. It explained that the suspension would take effect immediately at the close of business today, stressing that it would no longer accept visa applications by DHL in Nigeria. The mission, however, gave assurance that those who have already submitted their passports to DHL for processing via “Dropbox”...
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by on May 13, 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has sized the house of Bukola Saraki, the President of Nigeria's Senate in Ikoyi, Lagos State. Senate President accuse the agency of political witch-hunt. He also said the property in question has been under investigation for several years. Bukola Saraki’s press secretary, Mr. Yusuph Olaniyonu said “Our attention has been drawn to the fact that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has marked certain property belonging to Sena...
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by on May 11, 2019
According to saharareporters.com, Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has made up his mind that the Emir of Kano, Sanusi II must be removed by fire by force.  Snice the recently concluded supplementary election in Kano State, Governor Ganduje has been holding a personal vendetta against the Emir of Kano, Sanusi II. It all began during the supplementary election for Governorship in Kano State. Sanusi II refuses to endorse the incumbent Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. He told the people of Kano Sta...
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by on May 7, 2019
Senator Ademola Adeleke has been arrested by the Nigeria Police Command in Abuja, the nation’s capital (Nigeria). Senator Ademola Adeleke represent Osun-west senatorial district at the Nigerian National Assembly. Senator Ademola Adeleke was arrested when he went to honor an invitation by the Police at the Force Headquarters in Abuja. The senator asked the Nigerian Federal High Court in Abuja for the permission to travel aboard for medical check-up. Justice Inyang Ekwo granted him the request on ...
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