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2023 PRESIDENCY: Wike denies being interested as campaign posters flood FCT!!

The Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike has denied his interest in running for the position of president in 2023, shortly after campaign posters pointing to his run were seen across the Federal Capital Territory. Earlier on Monday, campaign posters with photos of Mr. Wike were sighted on buildings along Herbert Macaulay Way, a central axis

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BY-ELECTION: APC candidate Bala Lukshi wins in Bauchi State!!

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Dass Constituency bye-election in Bauchi State held on Saturday, Bala Lukshi has been declared the winner. The bye-election is considered a test of political strength between the Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, and the former Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, who recently defected

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Drama as INEC declares APC winner of Imo North By-Election!!

There was a drama at the state Secretariat of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Owerri when the Election Returning Officer, Hakeem Adikum, declared All Progressives Congress, the winner of the Imo North bye-election which held Saturday without returning a candidate. Adikum, who quickly rose after announcing the results scored by various political parties and

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Muazu becomes INEC Acting Chairman, Mahmood hands Over to him!!

Air Vice-Marshal Ahmed Muazu (retd) has emerged as the acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC following the expiration of the 5-year tenure of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu. Reappointed INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu had on Monday handed over the affairs of the electoral umpire, announcing the Muazu, a national commissioner would hold sway

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ONDO ELECTION: INEC declares Governor Rotimi Akeredolu winner!!

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Governor Rotimi Akeredolu winner of Saturday’s governorship election in the state, having polled the highest score of 292,830 votes. Akeredolu defeated the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Eyitayo Jegede, who got 195,791 votes, and the Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, of the Zenith Labour Party, who came a distant third

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Governor Obaseki and his Deputy receive their certificates of return from INEC!!

The newly reelected Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki and his deputy Phillip Shaibu have just received their Certificate of Return from Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Godwin Obaseki tweeted, “I received my certificate of return today from @inecnigeria after the landmark victory in Saturday’s election. I restate my commitment to Edo people, to deepen

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EDO DECIDES: Edo People voted against Injustice_Senator Rochas Okorocha!!

Rochas Okorocha, the Imo West Senator, has said the people of Edo State revolted against injustice during the just concluded governorship election. Okorocha made the remark in response to the reelection of the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki. Speaking with journalists yesterday, the former Governor of Imo State recalled warning of a possible implosion in

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President Buhari congratulats Gov Obaseki, on his Reelection!!

The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, congratulated Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on his victory at the state governorship election held on Saturday. Obaseki, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, defeated Osagie Ize-Iyamu of Buhari’s All Progressives Congress at the poll. The President, according to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant

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EDO ELECTION: Don’t wait, Leave after casting your vote or risk arrest_Police warns!!

The Nigeria Police Force has asked the people of Edo State to return home immediately after voting rather than wait for the counting of the ballot. The Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of Research and Planning, Adeleye Oyebade, who is to coordinate election in Edo State, said this on ‘Good Morning Nigeria’ programme on

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EDO POLL: Over 300 Policemen mounted at Wike’s hotel_PDP cries out!!

The hotel where Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, is lodging in Benin, Edo State capital is under siege by over 300 policemen, People Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman, Rivers chapter, Akawor Desmond, has alleged. A thread posted on the Twitter handle of the Rivers State governor, Friday evening and credited to Desmond explained that “The Hotel

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EDO POLL: Three Policemen to monitor each polling booth_IGP

Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Adeleye Oyebade has warned those planning to ferment during the Edo State Governorship Election on Saturday, to have a rethink because the police were prepared to clamp down all trouble makers. Oyebade, gave this warning while addressing journalists alongside sister security agencies, in Benin, on Wednesday. The DIG said “Police officers

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