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Melaye Recall: INEC releases amended timetable

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will conduct verification for the recall of Sen. Dino Melaye, on Oct. 14. Melaye is representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly. The commission disclosed this in its amended timetable and schedule of activities issued by its Secretary, Mrs. Augusta …

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APC to send reps to Atiku over grievances

  The All Progressives Congress has concluded plans to send its emissaries to former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar to find out his grievances against the party. The party, It was gathered, might apply sanctions against the former vice-president over his alleged disparaging utterances against the party, if found guilty. The Organising …

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Operation Python Dance: Ikpeazu thanks God for aversion of bloodbath

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has expressed gratitude to God for averting bloodbath in the state, following the withdrawal of troops deployed to Abia for a one-month military exercise code-named “Operation Python Dance.” Ikpeazu made the remark on Sunday when he visited the secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists …

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Court okays Melaye’s recall process, senator fumes

  A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, dismissed the suit filed by the senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, challenging the validity of the process of recalling him by some his constituents. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, in his judgment, ordered that the Independent National Electoral Commission “shall proceed with …

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Soldiers invade Nnamdi Kanu’s Umuahia home

  The Nigerian Army on Sunday allegedly invaded the home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, barely 24 hours after it announced the start of its second phase of Operation Python Dance II in the South-Eastern states. however,it was gathered that the military personnel, …

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Fayose endorses deputy as PDP candidate

  Less than 48 hours after saying he was waiting on God for the choice of his successor, Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose may have settled for his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, as his successor. Stakeholders in the state’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), including party leaders, political office holders and …

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Ibadan new kings distance selves from Ladoja’s suit

  The elevated high chiefs held their first meeting on Wednesday and dissociated themselves from the decision of the Osi Olubadan of Ibadan land, Chief Rashidi Ladoja, to challenge the installation of 21 new kings in Ibadan in court. They declared that Ladoja was acting alone. At the end of …

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Arewa Youths Withdraws Quit Notice To Igbos

The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum has withdrawn its quit notice to Igbos living in the northern part of the country. The coalition of northern youth groups announced this on Thursday after a meeting in Abuja. In attendance at the meeting were the Governor of Borno State, some Igbo traditional rulers, …

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Order Kanu’s arrest now, FG tells court

The Federal Government has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to revoke the bail of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu for disobedience of court orders. Overall Leader of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu It also called for the arrest and detention of Kanu pending …

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Wike, Fayose, Ugwuanyi storm Anambra for PDP Ward congress

The three governors are part of the five member panel mandated by the national leadership of the party to lead the conduct of the party’s congress for the nomination of three delegates from each of the 326 wards in Anambra State ,it was learnt that all logistics had been put …

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