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Abba Ibrahim: Muhammadu Buhari‘ll win 2019 election conveniently

President Muhammadu Buhari will win conveniently in the North East in next year’s general election, Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim has said.

Witnesses allege irregularities in Ekiti election

The Ekiti State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal was told on Friday that the July 14 governorship election was full of irregularities, and the results did not reflect the votes.
The Ekiti state governorship petition tribunal has been moved out of the state to a yet to be named place.

Ekiti election: PDP submits materials for 11 LGAs to tribunal

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate in the Ekiti State governorship election, Professor Olusola Kolapo, on Friday tendered in evidence the certified true copies (CTCs) of all electoral materials used in the conduct of the disputed election for seven more local government areas before the state governorship election tribunal.
The Ekiti state governorship petition tribunal has been moved out of the state to a yet to be named place.

Ekiti election: Tribunal admits electoral materials as exhibits

The Ekiti Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Thursday in Abuja admitted as exhibits, electoral materials used in Efon Local Government Area for the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti.

Ekiti guber: PDP gets order to serve petition on APC, Governor-elect Fayemi by pasting,...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate for the July 14 poll, Kolapo Olusola, on Wednesday, got approval from the election Tribunal sitting in Ado-Ekiti, state capital, to serve notice of Petition, and other accompanying processes it filed to challenge the declaration of All Progressives Congress (APC)’s John Kayode Fayemi as winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), by conspicuous pasting and courier services.
The duo of Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio and All Progressives Congress National Leader, Bola Tinubu met in Abuja on Monday.

In Pictures: Senator Akpabio meets Asiwaju Tinubu in Abuja

The duo of Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, and All Progressives Congress National Leader, Bola Tinubu, met in Abuja on Monday.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti guber: PDP can’t get victory through the backdoor – Kayode Fayemi

Hours after the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the July 14 Governorship election, Prof Kolapo Olusola, filed his petition against the winner, Dr Kayode Fayemi, calling for the nullification of the exercise, the Deputy Director General of the Kayode Fayemi Campaign Council, Hon. Bamidele Faparusi, has described the petition as an exercise in futility.

Ekiti guber: Kolapo Olusola urges tribunal to annul Kayode Fayemi’s victory

The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) candidate in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State, Prof Kolapo Olusola, yesterday filed a petition at the governorship election tribunal against the results declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), insisting that he was the actual winner of the election.

UNIOSUN workers protest, demand vice-chancellor’s removal

Scores of workers of the Osun State University and their colleagues from some public universities in the South West including the University of Ibadan on Wednesday staged a protest against the alleged high handedness and abuse of office by the Vice Chancellor of UNIOSUN, Prof. Labode Popoola.

Wale Babalakin: Legal system reforms unavoidable

The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council, University of Lagos, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), has called for the “repositioning” of the legal profession.

Yusuf Ali: IGP Ibrahim Idris setting terrible, dangerous precedent

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna state, Yusuf Ali, says the conduct of Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has set a “terrible and dangerous” precedent in the country.

Governor Ajimobi files appeal against ruling on 21 Obas

Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has appealed the ruling of Justice Olajumoke Aiki, which declared the installation of 21 new kings in Ibadanland null and void.

2019: Restructuring’ll be a major determinant – UK envoy

The agitation for the restructuring of Nigeria was re-echoed in Jos on Thursday with the British government expressing optimism that it would be a major determinant in the 2019 general elections.

Nigerian varsities are intellectually lazy – Governor Aregbesola

The governor of Osun State, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, has described the situation where operators of Universities in Nigeria rely on subvention from the owners and burden students with exorbitant tuition fees as intellectual laziness.

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APC wins Kwara bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday night declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal constituency bye-election in Kwara state.

Ogun APC: Ibikunle Amosun’s loyalists give conditions for peace

A Presidential Reconciliatory Committee, Saturday, held a closed door meeting with the aggrieved candidates of the All Proressives Congress loyal to the Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, in Abeokuta.

Abdulfatah Ahmed: Kwara by-election was contest between PDP and security agents

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has described Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election into Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency as a contest between the Peoples Democratic Party and security agents rather than among political parties, even as he expressed confidence of the party’s victory.

Sadiq Abubakar lists how Operation Green Sweep degrades insurgents in northeast

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday said various air interdiction missions conducted by the troops had substantially degraded Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast and Lake Chad regions.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

N5.8 billion scandal: PDP asks Yemi Osinbajo to make refunds

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, as a preacher, should “search his soul, seek forgiveness and make restitution for entangling himself in corruption and sharp practices, instead of his lame effort at concealment in the N5.8 billion Northeast Intervention Fund scandal.”