US votes in crucial primaries, ex-rivals back Joe Biden

Americans vote Tuesday in primaries that play a major role in who will challenge Donald Trump for the presidency, a day after key endorsements dramatically boosted Joe Biden’s hopes against surging leftist Bernie Sanders. The backing of Biden by three of his ex-rivals marked an unprecedented turn in a fractured, often bitter campaign. The Democratic establishment is desperate to unite …

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President, Muhammadu Buhari has officially presented Nigeria’s Visa policy at the Statehouse, Abuja. This was announced by the President’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, on his verified Twitter handle. The policy expected to “boost economic activities in the areas of tourism, aviation, entertainment, commerce and other areas where Nigeria has a comparative advantage over other African countries”. A …

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Court stops INEC, Senate from enforcing judgment sacking Ubah as senator

The Federal High Court in Abuja today stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission and others from giving effect to the April 11, 2019 judgment of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory ousting Ifeanyi Ubah as the Senator representing Anambra South. The FCT High Court judge, Justice Bello Kawu, in a ruling, on January 17, 2019, declined Ubah’s request …

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Amotekun comment: South-West govs back Tinubu, Afenifere hits APC leader

After almost three weeks of silence on the launching of Amotekun, Tinubu yesterday made his position known on the security outfit, which was launched by the South-West governors in Ibadan on January 9. Afenifere chieftains, Chief Ayo Adebanjo and Senator Femi Okurounmu, had, in a report challenged Tinubu to speak on the security outfit, which the Attorney General of the …

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2023: PDP will win presidential election, says Deputy Chairman

The Deputy National Chairman (North) of the Peoples Democratic Party, Suleiman Nazif, has said the party will win the 2023 presidential election and get majority members in both chambers of the National Assembly. Nazif also said he was confident that the party will bounce back to power in the northern region, following its improved performance in the 2019 general elections. …

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Critics used my silence on Amotekun to score points – Tinubu

All Progressives Congress stalwart, Bola Tinubu, has lambasted those who criticized him for not speaking on South-West security outfit, Amotekun, describing them as adversaries. Tinubu said in a statement that those pushing him to speak did not do so in the interest of the nation but for their personal political reasons. Afenifere chieftains, Chief Ayo Adebanjo; and Senator Femi Okurounmu, …

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