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Atiku will soon replace you, Ex-APC chieftain tells Buhari


Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC not to celebrate “a stolen mandate”. Frank, in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, said that majority of real voters never gave their mandate to the APC’s presidential candidate

INEC issues certificates of return to Zamfara PDP candidates

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued certificates of return to Bello Matawalle as governor-elect of Zamfara state. Matawalle and Mahdi Gusau, deputy governor-elect, both of whom are of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), were presented their certificates of return at the Electoral Institute in Abuja on Monday. Also presented with

Okorocha: I’m leaving N42.5bn for the incoming governor

The outgoing Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, on Monday said he would be handing over N42.5bn to his successor, Emeka Ihedioha. He said he decided to keep the money for the incoming governor so that there would not be excuses in carrying out government’s activities. Okorocha spoke while inaugurating 11 new

INEC declares PDP winner of Zamfara elections

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Bello Muhammad Matawalle of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of Zamfara state governorship election. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman, announced this during a press conference in Abuja on Saturday. He also said the party won all but one of the elective positions

Kano: I’ll abolish new emirates if declared winner –PDP guber candidate

Governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano State, Abba Kabiru Yusuf, has vowed to abolish the four new emirates created by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje; if he wins at the tribunal. Yusuf also lamented sacking of permanent secretaries and casting aspersion on reputable Islamic scholars by

Withdraw your statement and apologize to Nigerians -FG to Obasanjo

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Nigeria’s Federal Government has asked former President Olusegun Obasanjo to tender a public apology over his comments imputing ethno-religious motive to Boko Haram and ISWAP. Government also asked him to withdraw the statement it described as deeply offensive and patently divisive. It said such indiscreet comments are far below the status of