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Peter Obi distances self from fraudulent empowerment scheme

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Peter Obi, has washed his hands off a fraudulent empowerment scheme advertised in the social media by scammers using a fake Peter Obi account.

Presidential election: We don’t have server – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied being in possession of the server where results of the February 23 presidential election were uploaded.
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Peter Obi: Suspension of AIT, RayPower licences an affront on freedom of the press

Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, has strongly condemned the suspension of the licences of African Independent Television (AIT) and RayPower FM by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Unending ‘war’ between Nigerian politicians and judges

There are three arms of government, no doubt: the executive, the legislature and the judiciary. They are very pivotal to sustainability of any democracy. Other institutions of democracy include the Election Management Bodies such as the Independent National Electoral Commission and State Independent Electoral Commission, Civil Society Organisations, the media and the political parties. Members of political parties are called politicians.

Cleric: Peter Obi is God’s unparalleled gift to humanity

The Rector of St. John Innovation Institute of Management and Technology, Rev. Enyodiobi Francis, has described the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, as God’s “unparalleled gift to humanity”.

Inauguration: Peter Obi advises President Buhari, others on the way forward

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and others sworn-in on Wednesday, reminding them that by their swearing-in, that they have begun the journey of retrieving Nigeria from its present decay.

Igbo presidency: Peter Obi’s comment very sad, cheap – Chibuike Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi, has lashed out at vice presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Peter Obi, for saying that he (Amaechi) was not politically relevant to discuss whether Igbo should have the presidency in 2023 or not.

Peter Obi: Rotimi Amaechi politically irrelevant

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Anambra State Governor, Mr Peter Obi, has cautioned the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, from making unsubstantiated remarks about the 2023 presidential election.

Peter Obi attacks Rotimi Amaechi over 2023 presidency

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) vice presidential candidate and former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi has faulted Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi’s statement on the Southeast and the 2023 president.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar to file application for Justice Bulkachuwa’s withdrawal from presidential election ribunal

Bulkachuwa appeared to have initially overlooked the earlier letter sent by the PDP asking her to withdraw from the panel until the petitioners’ lead counsel, Dr Livy Uzoukwu (SAN), requested a meeting between the panel members and the representatives of the legal teams of parties to the case on Wednesday.
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Justice Bulkachuwa: Tribunal to punish premature decisions in the media

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has warned against public comments which would publicly decide presidential petitions in the court.
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Peter Obi at tribunal for inaugural sitting

The vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 23 presidential election, Peter Obi, has arrived the venue of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja, which holds its inaugural sitting today (Wednesday).

Anglican Church asks Governor Obiano to apologise for supporting President Buhari’s re-election, allegedly insulting...

Anglican Diocese of Aguata, Anambra State on Friday asked Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano to tender unreserved apology to Ndigbo over alleged insult on President of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, during the last general elections.
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May Day: Peter Obi calls for job creation

As the world celebrates this year’s May Day, Peter Obi has commended the Nigerian workers for their commitment, saying that it is their labour that keeps Nigeria going.
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Peter Obi: Why youth development must be taken seriously

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has called on government at all levels to take issues concerning the youth seriously.
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Former Governor Peter Obi denies introducing zoning in Anambra politics

Former Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s vice presidential candidate in the last election, has clarified that he neither introduced nor contemplated introducing zoning in the politics of the state.
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Mothers’ Day: Peter Obi salutes Nigerian mothers

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 election, Peter Obi, on Sunday rejoiced with mothers throughout the country on the occasion of Mothers’ Day.

Bishop Oyedepo: God saved Nigerians during general elections

President of the Living Faith Church worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, on Friday, said God saved Nigerians during the 2019 election.

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Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

INEC: We shall initiate legal reforms ahead 2023 election

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has declared that his commission was determined to reform the nation’s electoral process ahead of the 2023 polls.

Defamation: Muslim cleric demands apology from colleagues

A Muslim cleric Sheik Imuran Abdulmojeed Eleha has asked two other preachers, Jamiu Adegunwa, and one Ismail Salahudeen to retract an alleged defamation and publish an apology in two national daily newspapers within seven days.
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Cristiano Ronaldo served with papers in US rape lawsuit

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has been served with court papers related to a rape lawsuit in the United States, according to documents filed by his lawyers on Friday.
Brazil head coach Tite said he understands why fans booed following the Selecao's lacklustre start to their Copa America campaign.

Tite understands fans after Brazil’s slow start

Brazil head coach Tite said he understands why fans booed following the Selecao's lacklustre start to their Copa America campaign.
The newly elected chairman of the Delta Football Association, Edema Fuludu, has stated that the June 13, 2019 elections in Warri, Delta State, was a very credible one.

Edema Fuludu: Delta FA elections credible

The newly elected chairman of the Delta Football Association, Edema Fuludu, has stated that the June 13, 2019 elections in Warri, Delta State, was a very credible one.