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Peter Obi

Peter Obi urges PDP leaders to remain united

Mr Peter Obi, the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections on Monday urged leaders of the party to be united in defending democracy in the country.

Emeka Ihedioha returns to Supreme Court, seeks review of ouster verdict

The last may not have been heard about the contest for the Imo State governorship seat as Emeka Ihedioha returns to the Supreme Court today to seek a review of the judgment that removed him from office.

Kano re-run: Police assure of peaceful election

The Kano State Police Command has assured residents of adequate protection of lives and property during and after the re-run election in the state.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

Rerun: INEC trains 100 NYSC members in Ogun

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has trained 100 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members for Saturday’s House of Representatives re-run election in Ogun.

Enugu council polls: PDP chairmanship, councilorship aspirants allege exclusion from primaries

Ahead of the February local government elections in Enugu State, aggrieved Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairmanship and councilorship aspirants on Wednesday alleged that they were excluded from the just concluded primaries of the party.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court decides Governor Ortom fate today

The Supreme Court has announced that it would deliver judgment by 2 pm on Tuesday in the appeal filed against the election of Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State by the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Emmanuel Jime.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Supreme Court affirms Governor Bala Mohammed’s election

The apex court made the pronouncement while delivering judgement in an appeal filed by Mohammed Abubakar, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Bauchi state governorship election held on March 9, and 23, 2019, challenging the election of Bala Mohammed.
The planned protest by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commenced in Abuja with the National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus and former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, leading other party chieftains.

PDP urges Nigerians to continue to believe in party

The Kaduna chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called on Nigerians to continue to believe in the Party following the recent Supreme Court ruling which reversed the election of the governorship election in Imo State in favour of All Progressive Congress (APC).
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP condemns APC’s defense of Imo guber judgement

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the appeal of the All Progressive Congress and its candidate, Ahmed Aliyu, challenging Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as governor of Sokoto State.
The Senator representing Anambra South, Ifeanyi Ubah, has said he has implicit confidence in the Court of Appeal to set aside Friday’s pronouncement of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

Anambra South: Justice will be served – Senator Ubah

The Senator representing Anambra South, Ifeanyi Ubah, has said he has implicit confidence in the Court of Appeal to set aside Friday’s pronouncement of the Federal High Court, Abuja.
Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah appeals sack by court

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah on Saturday declared he has appealed against the judgement of an Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Bwari, which sacked him from the Senate.
Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor of Imo State

Imo election: The dissenting appeal court judgment that gave hope to Senator Uzodinma —...

The supreme court judgment upholding the election petition of Hope Uzodinma and installing him as the elected governor of Imo state on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, has been very controversial, especially as the full text of the verdict is yet to be made public.

Supreme Court to deliver judgement on Imo governorship on Monday

The Supreme Court has announced that it would deliver judgment on the petitions against the declaration of Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo state by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Kogi, Bayelsa guber: ACPN drags INEC to Supreme Court over exclusion

The national leadership of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to the Supreme Court over unlawful exclusion from the November 16, 2019, Kogi and Bayelsa states governorship elections.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court upholds election of Abia, Taraba, Niger, Delta governors

Justice Centus Chima Nweze, who read the lead judgment in the appeal marked: SC/1455/2019, on the Delta State governorship election, held that Great Ogboru of the All Progressives Congress (APC) failed to prove his allegation of irregularities.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Your only option is to go in 2023 – PDP tells President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari over his New Year message to Nigerians and faulted his announcement not to contest election in future.
Imo State Governor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha has charged the leadership of Imo State University Alumni Association to always speak truth to power and engage the Government regularly.

Supreme Court judgement: Governor Ihedioha extends olive branch to Uche Nwosu

The Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has, again extended his hands of fellowship to the erstwhile governorship candidate of the Action Alliance to join hands with him in rebuilding the state.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan 1

PIB: Senate president explains how National Assembly will break the jinx

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the Ninth National Assembly will do things differently to break the jinx with the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) next year.

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The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Prof. Ikpeme Ikpeme as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River.

Panic as two ‘Lassa fever’ cases reported in Calabar

There was trepidation, Monday among residents of Calabar, the Cross River State capital over reported case of Lassa fever at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH.

Lagos to begin full enforcement of ban on Okada, tricycles February 1

Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotosho, has disclosed that the state would from February 1, commence full implementation of the ban on all motorcycles and tricycles in some major parts of the metropolis.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Amotekun a covert effort to Christianise Southwest Nigeria – Muslim group

A Muslim group, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria has described the Western Nigeria Security Outfit tagged “Operation Amotekun” has a subtle effort to Christianise the region.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Osun government, Muslim group disagree over Amotekun

A Muslim group, Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria has described the Western Nigeria Security Outfit tagged “Operation Amotekun” has a subtle effort to Christianise the region.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ondo council poll: 101 APC aspirants vie for 18 chairmanship seats at screening

No fewer than 101 aspirants on the platform of All Progressives Congress, Ondo State are vying for the 18 chairmanship seats in the ongoing screening exercise of the party in Akure, the state capital in preparation for the April 18, 2020 local government election.