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Ezekwesili resigns from ACPN

Former presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Oby Ezekwesili has officially resigned from the party. This was disclosed in a press conference organized by Ezekwesili in Abuja, and attended by DAILY POST. The former presidential candidate returned ACPN membership card and all other party items as she officially resigned. She revealed […]

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2019 elections: PDP sending delegation to London, Washington to reject outcome of polls – FG

The federal government has revealed plans by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to reject the outcome of 2019 upcoming election. Minister of Information, Lai Muhammad speaking during a press conference attended by DAILY POST said PDP has sent delegations to London, Washington alleging plans by President Muhammadu Buhari to rig the election. Mohammad noted that […]

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2019 election: INEC reveals number of registered voters yet to collect their PVCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission, lNEC, says 304,852 registered voters are yet to claim their Permanent Voters’ Cards, PVCs, in Kwara State few days to the general election. INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Alhaji Attahiru-Madami, disclosed this in Ilorin on Monday during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Madami […]

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Appeal Court Orders Stay Of Execution Of Judgment Nullifying APC Primaries In Rivers

The Appeal Court has granted a stay of execution on a ruling by the High Court, nullifying the Primary Election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state. It would be recalled that a Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, on Monday nullified the direct and indirect primary elections allegedly conducted by two factions of […]

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Buhari campaign reacts to Atiku’s endorsement by Afenifere, Ohanaeze, Northern Elders Forum, PANDEF, Middle Belt Forum

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council, on Sunday reacted to the endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar by some groups.Influential socio-cultural bodies; including Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Northern Elders Forum, Pan-Niger Delta Forum and the Middle Belt Forum backed Atiku to beat President Muhammadu Buhari. The groups met […]

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Afenifere, PANDEF, Ohanaeze, Northern Elders, Middle Belt Forum back Atiku to defeat Buhari

Prominent socio-cultural organisations including Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Northern Elders Forum, Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and the Middle Belt Forum on Sunday endorsed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Atiku will slug it out with President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and other candidates in the February 16 presidential […]

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SERAP asks court to compel Fashola to name contractors who disappeared with electricity money

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued the Minister of Power, Works and Housing Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN over “failure to disclose specific names and details of contractors and companies that allegedly collected money for electricity projects but failed to execute any projects, starting from the return of democracy in 1999 to 2018.” In […]

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Impeachment: Details of meeting between Tinubu, Ambode, Lagos House of Assembly emerge

A Special Governor’s Advisory Committee, GAC, in Lagos State has met and resolved the crisis between Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and the state House of Assembly. A meeting was held on Sunday in Marina, Lagos to resolve the conflict between the governor and the state lawmakers. Ambode and the state assembly have been at loggerheads with […]

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16 year-old-girl allegedly married to ‘mentally unstable man’ rescued in Anambra

A 16-year-old girl from Ihiala in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State, Miss Chinwe, who was married off by her family to a 56-year-old man, Igwilo, has been rescued. Mr Harrison Gwamnishu, the coordinator of Behind Bars Rights Foundation, a human rights Group disclosed this to DAILY POST on Sunday, saying his group championed […]

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2019 election: Hoodlums break into INEC’s office, burn thousands of uncollected PVCs, voters’ registers

Unknown persons have reportedly broken into the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Abia State and set ablaze thousands of uncollected Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs, according to Vanguard. According to the report, the hoodlums set ablaze over 15,000 uncollected PVCs. They also destroyed the register containing all the names of registered voters […]

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Strike: FG speaks on resolutions made with ASUU,ASUP

The Federal Government has released N16.8 billion to settle outstanding salary arrears of staff in the country’s tertiary institutions. Malam Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education, disclosed this during the“Sixth Edition of the Ministerial Press Briefing’’ in Abuja, NAN reports. He said that disbursement is ongoing through the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation […]

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2019 election: How Buhari intends to use military, police as presiding officers – Timi Frank

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Timi Frank, has raised the alarm over what he described as a plot by the Presidency and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to use military, Police and other security agents as presiding officers during the 2019 general elections. Frank said the plot […]