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Senate presidency: 61 senators-elect to vote Ahmed Lawan

The coast got clearer for Dr. Ahmed Lawan on Saturday in his quest to become the next Senate President following his endorsement for the race by no fewer than 61 Senators-elect .

PDP senators Olujimi, Faseyi lose reelection bid in Ekiti

Two Peoples Democratic Party senators in Ekiti State – Biodun Olujimi (North) and Duro Faseyi (South) – have lost their reelection bid to the All Progressives Congress candidates.

APC clears two senatorial districts, 2 reps in Ekiti

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has cleared two of the three senatorial districts and two House of Representatives seats in the election conducted last Saturday.
INEC Card Reader

Election: INEC replaces malfunctioning card reader in Ifaki-Ekiti

The card reader for Ward 2, Unit 3 at Ifaki-Ekiti malfunctioned in the early hours of Saturday.

Borno, Kaduna governors storm Ekiti to reconcile warring APC members

Borno Governor Kashim Shettima and Kaduna’s Nasir el-Rufai to visit Ekiti on Monday to mediate in crisis within the ruling APC in the state

2019: APC’ll lose Ekiti if… – Olusegun Osinkolu

All Progressives Congress (APC) Senatorial aspirant in Ekiti State, Dr. Olusegun Osinkolu, has, again, warned that the party risks losing Ekiti to the opposition in the 2019 elections, if it fails in its duty to address all manners of infractions that dogged the just concluded primaries in the state.
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APC: Muhammadu Buhari averse to rigging, poll manipulations

The State Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, on Monday said the direct primary option adopted by the party has helped the party in recording successful national assembly shadow election, saying President Muhammadu Buhari abhors poll rigging and manipulations.
Olusegun Osinkolu

Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war now questionable – APC aspirant

An All Progressives Congress (APC) Senatorial aspirant in the just concluded primaries of the party in Ekiti State, Dr. Olusegun Osinkolu, has said the alleged concoction of results in favour of candidates in the National Assembly primaries by powerful individuals had dented President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against graft.

Aspirant sues Adams Oshiomhole, APC NWC over alleged electoral fraud

A senatorial aspirant in Ekiti State, Sir Kayode Otitoju, has said he will sue the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, and the national working committee of the party over alleged “shoddy handling the senatorial primary in Ekiti North District of Ekiti State.”

Ekiti: Governor-elect Fayemi laments alleged N117 billion debt

Governor-elect of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has received the final report of the transition committee set up by him on July 25th lamenting that a N117 billion debt profile to be inherited by his government.

2019: 259 declare interests in 35 seats in Ekiti

No fewer than 259 aspirants have so far declared their interests in Senatorial, House of Representatives and State House of Assembly seats, in the forthcoming 2019 general elections in Ekiti.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor-elect Fayemi re-assures on good governance, vows not to disappoint Eliti people

Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday, reassured the people of the state that he would not disappoint them for the confidence reposed in him.
Caleb Ikechukwu, police spokesman in Ekiti

Police: 27 electoral offenders arrested in Ekiti‘II be prosecuted

The 27 suspected electoral offenders arrested in Ekiti State in the recent election would be prosecuted, the state police command has said.

We’re expecting Governor El-Rufai’s restructuring committee report – APC

The All Progressives Congress has dismissed opposition claims that President Muhammadu Buhari’s January 1st nationwide address is an indication that the restructuring debate is over.

Restructuring: APC panel begins public hearing Sept 18

The All Progressives Congress Committee on True Federalism has announced plan to hold public hearing in the six geopolitical zones of the country.

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Davido, Peruzzi apologise to Twitter influencer over alleged assault

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The Khordad 15, a new surface-to-air missile battery shown at an undisclosed location in Iran. IRANIAN DEFENSE MINISTRY VIA AP

Iran denies plans to buy Russian S-400 air defence missile

Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Monday denied the country has plan to purchase the Russian S-400 air defence missile system.
Usman Mohammed - TCN

Federal government, investors to capitalise DisCos with $4.7 billion

The Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Dr. Usman Gur Mohammed, on Monday said that shareholders of the electricity distribution companies (DisCos) that consist of the Federal Government and the private investors in the firms, are to jointly raise $4.7 billion to recapitalize the firms to upgrade power distribution equipment in the country.

Food seller electrocuted in Lagos

A food seller, Mrs Florence Imoh, 58, was electrocuted at her shop at Ikotun, a Lagos suburb in Igando/Ikotun Local Council Development Area, early on Monday morning.