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Tribunal throws out APDA’s petition against Zamfara governor

Legal moves by the Advanced People’s Democratic Alliance (APDA), to sack Governor Bello Mohammed Matawelle of Zamfara State failed on Monday at the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja where its petition was dismissed for lacking in merit.

Supreme Court strikes out retired Justice Onnoghen’s referral appeal

The Supreme Court on Monday struck out a referral appeal praying the court to determine the constitutionality or otherwise of the removal of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria.
Opeyemi Bamidele

Body of Benchers names Senator Bamidele as member

The Body of Benchers in Nigeria has named a member of the National Assembly, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, as its member.
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.

SERAP urges President Buhari to probe governors, council chairs for ‘pocketing’ council allocations

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, and/or appropriate anti-corruption agencies to urgently investigate corruption allegations in the use of the monthly federal allocations to the 774 local governments in the country through the 36 state governors and the Federal Capital Territory.”

Appeal Court verdict: I remain unshaken – Abdulmumin Jibrin

The embattled lawmaker representing Bebeji/Kiru Federal Constituency of Kano State in the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has said he remains unshaken by the judgement by the Court of Appeal ordering a rerun of election in the constituency.
Demonstrators take part in a protest against the government’s economic policies in Santiago, on October 31, 2019. – Chile pulled out of hosting two major international summits Wednesday as it struggled to restore order amid clashes between protestors and security forces that have left at least 20 dead. President Sebastian Pinera said “common sense” had dictated the decision to withdraw from the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit and the Cop 25 climate change conference. (Photo by Martin BERNETTI / AFP)

Chile launches fresh talks to calm deadly unrest

Chile’s government met with opposition leaders Thursday in a fresh bid to end deadly protests that forced the country to abandon hosting two major economic and climate summits, but leftist parties poured scorn on the efforts.
Dutch club Nigerian star Heerenveen SC refused to release Nigerian red-hot forward Chidera Ejuke for November U23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Dutch club refuse to release Nigerian star for U23 AFCON

Dutch club Nigerian star Heerenveen SC refused to release Nigerian red-hot forward Chidera Ejuke for November U23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Timi Frank

Supreme Court ruling: Hailers today will be tomorrow’s victims – Timi Frank

Timi Frank, a political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Con­gress (APC), has warned hailers and beneficiaries of Supreme Court ruling in the appeal filed by Atiku Abuba­kar that they may become to­morrow’s victims of the court in the near future.
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Supreme Court vedict: Oyo APC felicitates President Buhari, VP Osinbajo

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Oyo State Chapter has felicitated President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on their victory at the Supreme Court.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

BMO unveils Atiku Abubakar as ‘fake democrat’

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is a fake democrat, the Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) said today, cataloguing the series of actions that portrayed him as such.

Governor Obaseki congratulates President Buhari, VP Osinbajo on Supreme Court verdict

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on their triumph at the Supreme Court, on the validation of their election by a Supreme Court ruling delivered on Wednesday, October 30.
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PDP asks Supreme Court to give reasons for appeal verdict

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the justices of the Supreme Court to release their reasons for the judgement on the presidential election petition filed by the party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
Gbenga Olawepo Hashim

Former presidential candidate congratulates President Buhari on Supreme Court victory

Former presidential candidate in the last general elections Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Supreme Court.
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APC urges President Buhari to use Supreme Court victory to reconcile warring members

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to use his electoral victory at the Supreme Court on Wednesday to reconcile warring members of the party across Nigeria.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti governor urges Atiku Abubakar, PDP to join hands with President Buhari to rebuild...

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi on Thursday, urged former Vice-President Abubakar Atiku and other opposition figures to team up with President Muhammadu Buhari in the task of building a new Nigeria.

Supreme Court verdict: Nigerians never expected less – APC UK

Mr Ade Omole, leader of the United Kingdom chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Nigerians never expected anything less from the Supreme Court judgement upholding President Muhammadu Buhari’s election victory.
Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima: People would have been jubilating if Supreme Court had sacked President Buhari

The spokesman for the presidential campaign council of the Peoples Democratic Party, Buba Galadima, has said that Nigerians would have been jubilating if the Supreme Court had sacked President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has reiterated his position that President Muhammadu Buhari, who is flag-bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 16 Presidential election, remains the best choice for Nigeria to move forward to the next level.

Former Governor Ambode congratulates President Buhari

Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, former governor of Lagos State, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Supreme Court.

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The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said thugs intimidated voters, election observers and journalists on a scale it said would affect the integrity of the governorship election in Kogi State.

Kogi elections: Politicians engage in fake news to delegitimise INEC – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) said political parties used fake news to delegitimise Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the electoral process during Kogi governorship election.

Kogi guber: Why PDP will defeat APC – Idris Wada

Former Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State, has expressed optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
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Bayelsa guber: PDP dispatching armed thugs to intercept ward results – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted security agencies especially the military and the police of an alleged plot by leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to frustrate collation of results in Bayelsa State.
In a preliminary report released by its election analysis centre, CDD said vote buying was recorded in different parts of the state despite the enlistment of anti-graft agencies by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Kogi elections: Vote-buying, electoral violence rife despite heavy security presence – Situation Room

It said attacks on electoral observers, vote-buying and electoral violence happened despite the heavy presence of security officials.