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Presidential debate: President Buhari’s absence a slight on Nigerians – Atiku Abubakar

A major drama occurred at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, venue of the presidential debate, as the former vice president and presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, refused to participate in the debate, citing the absence of President Buhari as reason.

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In Kogi State, the incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello emerged as the APC candidate while Musa Wada, a younger brother to the immediate past governor, Idris Wada, emerged as PDP candidate.

Kogi guber: PDP chances threatened as questions are raised over certificate submitted to INEC

Suit No. FHC/ABJ/CS/1147/2019 Femi Joseph v Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and two others are suits climbing through the Federal High Court. The other two defendants are the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the candidate of the PDP in Saturday’s Kogi State governorship polls, Engr. Musa Wada.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court fixes date to explain presidential election decision

The Supreme Court has fixed November 15 to explain why it dismissed the appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The border closure has affected goods from other West African countries. Wikimedia Commons

Maina Lawan: Border closure has long-term benefits

Former Governor of Borno State Maina Maaji Lawan has appealed to Nigerians, particularly traders, to accept the current border closure in good faith, saying it has ong-term benefits.

Kogi guber: Court to hear suit challenging Yahaya Bello’s eligibility on Friday

A suit challenging whether the Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello, is fit to contest for the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state will tomorrow, Friday, come up at the Federal High Court, Abuja.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: APC has no governorship candidate – court

The Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, on Thursday declared that the All Progressive Congress has no governorship candidate in the state for the November 16th, 2019 governorship election.