APC chief accuses Oshiomhole for party’s loss in the Edo Election

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, on Monday attributed the party’s defeat in the Edo State governorship election held on Saturday to what he called “the unpleasant carriage and incoherent disposition” of the party’s former National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole. According to the result released by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday, the state …

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Dino Melaye taunts Oshiomhole as Edo returns Obaseki as Governor

Jubilant residents of Benin City on Sunday trooped out to celebrate the victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party over the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, in the Saturday poll. Some of the residents mocked a former governor of the state, Adams Oshiomhole, who was the major promoter of Ize-Iyamu. This was …

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Federal Government orders all bank, account holders to re-register

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) The Federal Government has ordered all account holders in the country’s financial institutions to register their details again. The order was given despite the possession of the Bank Verification Number and the National Identification Number by account holders. This new order was disclosed by the government on its Twitter account, @NigeriaGov, on Thursday. …

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Edo Poll: CNPP reveals how Buhari Govt Is buying

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties, CNPP, has condemned what it described as vote buying by proxy by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government ahead of the governorship election in Edo State. The coalition called on the Buhari administration to desist from acts capable of killing the country’s democracy. The call was contained in a statement signed by its Secretary General, …

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Ogun state preparing for council election

Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State. Ogun State is to constitute an electoral board for the State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) to conduct the council election. Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs Afolabi …

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Nigeria @60, Buhari unveils Independent logo in Abuja

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Wednesday, unveiled the “Nigeria at 60” logo in Abuja. The PUNCH gathered that the logo will be used in the celebration of the country’s 60th anniversary. The unveiling took place during the Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja. Some ministers at the meeting include the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola; Minister of …

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Nigerians in Ghana will get justices – Osinbanjo

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday promised Nigerians traders in Ghana that the Federal Government of Nigeria will get Justice for them. Recall that the Ghana Government in August sealed their shops over a $1million equity stipulated by the Ghana Investment Promotions Council. Osinbajo at a meeting with representatives of the Nigerian community in Ghana, noted that the government is …

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Nigeria is worse divided than ever – Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, on Tuesday said that the country is more divided as never before under the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement titled, “Between ‘Dividers-in-chief’ and Dividers-in-law”, Soyinka threw his weight behind former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who said Nigeria under Buhari was degenerating fast into a failed State. According to Soyinka “I am notoriously …

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