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Former Governor of Kogi State, Clarence Olafemi, has said his weekend visitation to governor Yahaya Bello was because of impunity in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and that he may be dumping the PDP for APC soon.

Kogi guber: I’m on my way out of PDP – ex-governor

Former Governor of Kogi State, Clarence Olafemi, has said his weekend visitation to governor Yahaya Bello was because of impunity in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and that he may be dumping the PDP for APC soon.
The Ogun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal led by Justice Yusuf Halilu has ruled that Hon. Abdulkabir Adekunle Akinlade of APM failed to prove allegations in his petition that Dapo Abiodun of All Progressives Congress was not validly elected as the governor of Ogun State in the 2019 general election.

Ogun governor wins at the tribunal

The Ogun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal led by Justice Yusuf Halilu has ruled that Hon. Abdulkabir Adekunle Akinlade of APM failed to prove allegations in his petition that Dapo Abiodun of All Progressives Congress was not validly elected as the governor of Ogun State in the 2019 general election.
The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has denied People’s Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar’s request for more time to conclude their case.

Tribunal: 2019 election results not transmitted into a server

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday dismissed claim by Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate that the results of the 2019 general election were transmitted to server belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

Tribunal: Atiku Abubakar, PDP failed to prove non-qualification of President Buhari

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday held that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the PDP have failed to prove the onus on the non-qualification of president Muhammadu Buhari to contest the Feb. 23 general election.
The Court of Appeal where the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal will be delivered later today.

Security beefed up around Court of Appeal, Abuja

Security was beefed up on Wednesday within the vicinity of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, as the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal delivers judgment in the petition filed by Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging president Muhammadu Buhari’s victory in the February 23 general election.
[FILE] Conservative MP Boris Johnson leaves his home in London on June 11, 2019. – The contest to replace Theresa May as Britain’s next leader formally has begun, with candidates lining up to define themselves against the “bluff and bluster” of frontrunner Boris Johnson. (Photo by ISABEL INFANTES / AFP)

Brexit: Boris Johnson loses second Commons vote

Boris Johnson has suffered another humiliating Commons defeat after his second bid for a snap general election was rejected by MPs.

Abia North: Senator Kalu vows to reclaim mandate at Appeal Court

Senator Orji Kalu has vowed to reclaim his mandate at the Court of Appeal.
The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for being vicariously responsible for the attack on a former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB in Germany.

Enugu West: Tribunal upholds Ex-DSP Ekweremadu’s election

The State and National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal in Enugu has affirmed the election of Ike Ekweremadu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the February 23 general elections.

Suspects: We supply arms to politicians during general elections

Troops of Operations Whirl Stroke operating in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba States have arrested 19 suspects in different parts of Benue and Nasarawa States for various offences bothering on armed banditry, kidnapping and weapons supply.

JTF parades 19 suspected armed bandits, kidnappers, arms dealers

Troops of the joint military/paramilitary Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba States have arrested 19 suspects in different parts of Benue and Nasarawa for various offences, including armed banditry, kidnapping and weapons supply.
Boris Johnson is said to have formed a ‘war cabinet’ of six ministers to deliver Brexit in October ‘by any means necessary’. WPA Pool-Getty Images

British premier wins in court, but Labour, SNP block new poll

A London’s High Court has rejected a legal challenge over Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament for five weeks ahead of Queen’s speech on 14 October, in his first little victory in a week of turbulence.
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Tribunal sacks Cross River APC Reps member

The Election Petition Tribunal in Cross River State has sacked the House of Representatives member for Abi/Yakurr Federal Constituency, who emerged winner in the last general election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Alex Egbona.
Oby Ezekwesili

Xenophobia: African politicians responsible for youths’ miserable situation – Oby Ezekwesili

A former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has berated African politicians, saying they are responsible for the “miserable situation that is not worthy of the young people that hold them responsible for their fate.”

Cross River election: Tribunal strikes out Senator Ndoma-Egba’s petition

The Cross River National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday in Calabar struck out the petition filed by former Senate Leader, Sen. Victor Ndoma Egba, against the election of Sen. Sandy Onor for Cross River Central senatorial district in the March 2019 general election.
Men look at a cutout image of Pope Francis as another person takes a picture of the cutout itself, days ahead of the papal visit to the United Arab Emirates, at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Dubai on January 30, 2019. (Photo by GIUSEPPE CACACE - AFP)

Pope Francis arrives for Africa tour in violence-hit Mozambique

Pope Francis arrives in Mozambique on Wednesday at the start of a three-nation tour of Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disaster.
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British premier threatens Brexit rebels with party expulsion

The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, threatened to expel rebel lawmakers from his Conservative Party if they thwart his Brexit plans by voting to prevent a no-deal exit from the EU.
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APC carpets Akwa Ibom monarchs over alleged partisanship

Akwa Ibom State chapter of All progressives Congress (APC) has taken the traditional rulers in the state to the cleaners over alleged meddlesomeness in the politics of the state, and support for Governor Udom Emmanuel led administration.
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President Buhari welcomes investments from Japan bank, Toyota

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday held investment talks with top officials of Japan Bank for International Cooperation, and Toyota Group, at the margins of the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7), holding in Yokohama, Japan.

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