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Election tribunal: Appeal Court president cautions judicial officers

President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa, Wednesday cautioned Judicial officers assigned with the responsibilities of presiding over the 2019 pre-election and post-election cases, urging them to be impartial, saying her office would closely monitor them.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Sokoto elections: Why we can’t declare Governor Tambuwal as winner of gubernatorial poll –...

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared March 9 Governorship election in Sokoto state inconclusive.

Sokoto elections: Governorship poll inconclusive – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared March 9 Governorship election in Sokoto state inconclusive.

SURE-P fund: I don’t know how 18 pages disappeared from Bank statement – witness

A witness in the ongoing trial of a United Kingdom-based Professor of Neurology, Reuben Obaro, and his wife, Ayodele Obaro, a practising nurse, also in the UK, on Monday told a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Zuba, Abuja, that he does not know how 18 pages disappeared from the bank statement tendered in court in respect of the trial.

Senator Wamakko retains senatorial seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Senator Aliyu Wamakko of the All Progressives Congress as the winner of the February 23 Sokoto North Senatorial District election.
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2019: Cleric calls on Nigerians to vote

An Abuja-based cleric, Rev. Isaiah Oluwaniyi, has called on Nigerians to exercise their civic duties by voting for candidates of their choice in the upcoming elections.

My father was a man of the people – Senator Waku’s daughter

Mary, daughter of Benue State-born Wam Begha U Tiv (Son of a Lion), Senator Joseph Kennedy Waku, has been speaking about her late father, stating that he was a man of the people.
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Election: Senator Wamakko expresses joy over defections to APC in Sokoto

The leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Sokoto State who is also the immediate former Governor of the State, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, has expressed his happiness over the rate of defection to his party in Sokoto State as being witnessed since the commencement of the party campaign.

PDP presents flags to candidates in Sokoto

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has presented flags to its Governorship, Senate, House of Representatives and State Assembly candidates in Sokoto State ahead of the general elections.

Nigerian Air Force deploys fighter aircraft in Zamfara, Sokoto

The Nigerian Air Force has concluded plans to deploy some fighter aircraft to the troubled areas in Zamfara and Sokoto states to stop violence and killings in parts of the states.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

EFCC convicts 312 corrupt persons in 2018

Nigeria’s anti-graft agency Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday said it had convicted no fewer than 312 corrupt Nigerians in 2018.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, yesterday disagreed on some policies of the Federal Government, including subsidy, anti-corruption war and the economy.

VP Debate: BMO attacks Peter Obi on lies, wrong figures

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has described the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, as a politician with a penchant for cooking up figures and twisting facts
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Police arraign disbarred lawyer for alleged fraud

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Gudu, Abuja, on Thursday remanded a debarred lawyer, Emeka Ugwuonye, who runs a popular Facebook page, “Due Process Advocate”, in prison following his arraignment by the police.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

2019: Muhammadu Buhari support groups declare support for Atiku Abubakar

Ahead of the upcoming 2019 general elections, some support groups of the president, Muhammadu Buhari, have declared support for candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.

Police deny invasion of Sokoto councils by armed groups

Police in Sokoto State as denied media reports that suggested an invasion of a new militia group in one of the local councils in the state.
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Nigerian Army buries slain General Idris Alkali in Abuja

The remains of late Maj.-Gen. Idris Alkali, which was found by a team of Nigerian Army on Search and Rescue Operation, was buried at Gudu Cemetery in Abuja on Saturday.

Muhammadu Buhari’s son begins NYSC 11 months after bike injury

President Muhammadu Buhari’s son, Yusuf, has started his mandatory National Youth Service Corps, NYSC at the NYSC Orientation camp in the Kubwa area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

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