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A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), the Royal Ambassador Organisation of Nigeria, has declared support for the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s policies and programmes, targeted at ensuring sustainable peace across Edo.
He said: “I have known Governor Uzodinma for many years. He is astute, tenacious and has the capacity to restore the lost glory of Imo. He is also kind hearted and charismatic and I’m sure he will run an all inclusive government.I implore well-meaning Imolites not to relent in offering useful advice that will help the governor.”
Reacting to speculation in some quarters that the decision to remove Adams Oshiomole, as national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) would most likely be taken at the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting on Friday, Hon Biodun Salami, Assistant Publicity Secretary of the party in Lagos State has said that the former governor of Edo State has done creditably well and nobody would remove him as the helmsman of the party.
The Kogi State Governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Bello, has defeated his closest rivals, Musa Wada of the PDP and Natasha Akpoti of SDP, in Okene Local Government Area (LGA) of Kogi Central.
Following the late commencement of voting in some of the polling units in Bayelsa and Kogi state, YIAGA Africa has called on INEC to extend the voting time for the gubernatorial election.
Candidate for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) at the Kogi State Gubernatorial Election, Natasha Akpoti, has cast her vote at her polling unit while at the same time calling on security agencies to ensure the security of voters.
Worried by the high level of violence and palpable tension ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Kogi State, Challenge Parenthood Initiative (CPI), an election observer group has called on security agencies to strategise and check all forms of violence and thuggery activities, give Kogi people hope of their safety.
On the last night before the Gubernatorial election in Kogi State, fear of indiscriminate arrest has forced many members and chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to run away from their houses in Kogi West Senatorial District of the State. They discarded the comfort offered by their various houses to find other places to sleep to evade arrest.
Justice Inyang Eden Ekwo of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Tuesday disqualified the All Progressives Congress (APC) deputy governorship candidate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, from participating in the forthcoming November 16 gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State.
Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi state, the Social Democratic Party SDP has declined to assent to the Peace Accord being spearheaded by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, following the reported attack on its candidate, Barr. Natasha Akpoti at the venue of the event in Lokoja, the state capital.
SING Nigeria, a pro-democracy team advocating good governance and promotion of democratic tenets in the Niger Delta, has urged all stakeholders in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State to shun violence during and after the poll.
Ahead of the November gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State, Sunday Oputu, chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) and former chairman of Conference of Nigeria Political Party (CNPP) in Bayesa State, has passed a vote of no confidence on the gubernatorial candidate of the party in Bayelsa, David Lyon, insisting that he lacked capacity to win the state for APC.
Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has urged the people to reject the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 16 gubernatorial election.
Former first lady of Kogi Mrs Aisha Audu has pledged to tackle poverty and corruption in Kogi, if elected Governor in the Nov.16, gubernatorial election.
Corps members deployed to Bayelsa State for their national service and who would volunteer as electoral ad hoc staff during the gubernatorial election have been charged to ensure that the process was free, fair and credible.
La Liga side Valencia are ‘weighing up a move’ to bring Man City centre-back Nicolas Otamendi back to the Mestalla Stadium, report The Sun.
A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Thursday adjourned the trial of former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, due to the absence of one of the defence lawyers.
Super Eagles prospect Sebastian Osigwe has backed Gernot Rohr’s men to qualify for Qatar 2022 and reiterated his desire to represent Nigeria ahead of Switzerland.
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as Shi’ites, said that there was no basis for the United States to extend visa restrictions to Nigeria simply because of their activities in the country.
Hearing in the case instituted by Maryam Sherif, divorced wife of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, son of Nigeria’s former Vice President, for custody of their children, has been adjourned to Monday 27th January 2020.
Whilst there are numerous conflicting reports in both the Portuguese and English media about what is happening in the Bruno Fernandes transfer saga, the weight of evidence suggests that it is likely to be concluded in the near future.
Newcastle United are believed to be considering a loan move for Inter Milan wing-back Valentino Lazaro, according to the Newcastle Chronicle.
China’s economy weakened to its slowest pace in three decades in 2019 as weaker domestic demand and trade tensions with the United States took their toll, official data showed Friday.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governors Forum, has congratulated four of its members whose elections were affirmed by the Supreme Court.
A Federal High court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State has convicted a 21-year-old internet fraudster, Arowolo Ariremako, for defrauding an American $200.