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Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen Chris Ngige, says the dominance of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Anambra State, will come to the end in 2021.
The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Awka, Anambra State, has upheld the election of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidates in the February 23 election, Senator Uche Ekwunife, as the senator representing Anambra Central senatorial district.
The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Awka on Monday dismissed the application filed by Mr Nkem Ekweozor of the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA), seeking the panel to relist his petition against Sen. Uche Ekwunife of the PDP.
Stakeholders in Anambra State have vowed that they will not vote for persons who have not lived in the state for at least 10 years as their next governor in 2021.
Senator Victor Umeh, who contested the February National Assembly election on the platform of All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, said yesterday that Senator Uche Ekwunife of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who was declared winner for Anambra Central senatorial zone by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was not eligible to contest the election.
The immediate past senator representing Anambra Central senatorial district, Chief Victor Umeh, has said that for Nigeria to evolve, there must be strict adherence to the rules governing the country.
All is now set for the titanic battle on the election petition filed by Senator Victor Umeh against Senator Uche Ekwunife and three others challenging the declaration of Ekwunife as winner of the Anambra Central senatorial seat in the 2019 senatorial election.
Four former senators that represented Anambra Central at various times since the current democratic dispensation, had intervened in the ongoing election petition filed at the tribunal by the candidate of Social Democratic Party, SDP, Mr. Tony Chukwuelue, urging him to drop his petition against Senator Uche Ekwunife of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Results from the 30 state constituencies for the Anambra State House of Assembly have been released, with All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, winning 24, while the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, won six.
Victor Umeh, the senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra Central in last Saturday’s election, has called for the cancellation of the election in the district over alleged irregularities.
All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) won four out of the eleven federal constituency polls in Anambra from results so far announced by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the National Assembly elections.
The lawmaker representing Anambra Central, Senator Victor Umeh, has accused the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of inciting members of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) to work against him.
Youths from 181 communities in Anambra State, under the aegis of Anambra State Association of Town Unions (ASTU), have thrown their weight behind the action of Ohanaeze Ndigbo on the endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.
The senator representing Anambra Central District and candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), in Feb. 16 poll, Chief Victor Umeh, has dismissed alleged misappropriation of N26 million belonging to the 109 electoral wards in the Senatorial district.
Victor Umeh, the senator representing Anambra Central, who is seeking re-election, has replied his critics who accuse him of overstepping the boundary of his primary constituency to speak for others, saying that his calling was to serve the Igbo people.
Conservative academic Kais Saied Sunday won a landslide victory in Tunisia’s presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television Wataniya said.
Some football enthusiasts on Sunday described as commendable the performance of the Super Eagles against Brazil, saying the team showed it can play against the best in the world.
Poland’s governing right-wing party took the lead in Sunday’s general election, an exit poll showed, expanding its majority thanks to a raft of welfare measures coupled with attacks on LGBT rights and Western values.
New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has stated he would stick with the Changi Boys despite the interest being shown in his services by a handful of other Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs.
Former Manchester City boss Stuart Pearce has urged Phil Foden to leave the club in January in a bid to find first team football.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered a couple to enter their defence in a three-count criminal charge bordering on advance fee fraud involving the sum of N30m. This was after the court dismissed their no-case submission for lacking in merit.
Mrs Bisi Fayemi, the wife of Ekiti State Governor has called for the creation of sexual offenders’ register, in a bid to curb instances of sexual harassment.
Brazil super star, Neymar Jr, says he is looking forward to score more goals for the Selecao with the luck of Singapore, a very familiar ground for the Paris Saint Germain forward.
Super Eagles’ stand-in captain William Troost-Ekong has said that while the Nigerian team respect five-time world champions, Brazil they, however, have no fear as both teams step out for a friendly match in Singapore.
Mrs. Roseline Shamaki, a psychologist, has said that social isolation plays a crucial role in the mental health of elderly persons, and urged Nigerians to give that class the attention they deserved.