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#NigeriaDecides:Atiku Beats Donald Duke In His Unit

Presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Donald Duke, has lost his polling unit to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar. Mr Duke’s party scored six votes; President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) got 98 votes while the PDP polled 291 votes. Results were announced around 6pm on Saturday at the Ward ... Read More »

Ogun SSG, Adeoluwa In Auto Crash

Barristet Taiwo Adeoluwa, the Secretary to Ogun State Government was this evening involved in a terrible car accident. The SSG was reported to be coming from Lagos State when the accident happened on Friday evening. The accident was said to have occurred at the junction of Siun-Kobape along Sagamu-Abeokuta road.   Read More »

Kwara: ” I have no hand in Ojoku Attack- Senator Ibrahim

The senator representing Kwara South at the National assembly and the senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) for the district, Dr Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim has refuted reports alleging that he masterminded Tuesday night’s violent attack by the supporters of the All Progressives Congress, APC on his community, Ojoku, Oyun Local Government Area. It was gathered that the clash ... Read More »

PDP Applaud Inclusion of APC Candidates In Zamfara State

The Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ) gubernatorial candidate in Zamfara State Dr. Bello Muhammad has applauded the judgement of the Court of Appeal that ordered inclusion of All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates in the general elections. The PDP candidate told reporters in his residence that PDP is in the contest because there are others too and would not be ... Read More »

Buhari Arrives Daura ahead of Presidential Elections

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday arrived in Katsina en route Daura, his hometown, to participate in the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections holding on Saturday. The presidential aircraft conveying the President, his wife, Aisha, and some of his aides landed at Umar Musa Yar’Adua International Airport, Katsina, about 3.25p.m. The President was received at the airport by Governor Aminu ... Read More »

Trouble: Eko Club Members Reject Appointment Of Ade Dosunmu As New President

By Adeleke Adeosun There is tension in the air at the popular social organisation, Eko Club following yesterday’s announcement of Politician, Dr Shamsideen Ade Dosunmu as the incoming President of the club. Some members have begun a silent revolt insisting that Dosunmu was not the right candidate for the position and has been selected illegally by the Club’s influential Guardian ... Read More »

Ogun 2019:Kashamu promises to fix Ota roads, others

The Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Senator Buruji Kashamu has said he would fix the roads and other infrastructure in Ado-Odo Ota Local Government and its environs. He spoke on Tuesday when he visited Olota-in-Council, the Council of Baales and Chiefs, the League of Imams and Alfas, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), the ... Read More »

Ogun: Odogbolu INEC’s Election Officer, Akinwande In Big Mess

Adeleke Adeosun Mrs Tayo Akinwande, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ‘s Election Officer in Odogbolu Local Government Area of Ogun State has been enmeshed in a big mess. Impeccable sources have revealed that the EO has been accused of bribery. She is alleged to have received wads of new naira notes hours before the now rescheduled Presidential elections from ... Read More »

Governor Okowa’s Special Assistant Shot Dead

Mr Lawrence Ijeh, Special Assistant to Delta Governor on Youth Development, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Ekpan community, Uvwie Local Government Area of the state. Ijeh, fondly called Ngozi, was said to have been killed on Friday night, inside his Toyota Camry Car with registration number: EFR 965 SN in Ekpan. The deceased was found in pool ... Read More »

We Cancelled Election Because of Sabotage-INEC Boss

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has revealed that apart from the logistical issues, the 2019 presidential election was postponed because of sabotage. He noted that the postponement was not as a result of pressures from any party or the federal government. The commission announced the shocking decision just hours before the opening of polls after repeatedly assuring Nigerians and international ... Read More »