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PDP Reacts To 60 Political Parties’ Position On ‘INEC Server’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of allegedly sponsoring an “amorphous group” to support the denial by the Commission of the existence of a server. NAN recalls that a group, under the aegis of Forum of Presidential Candidates of the 2019 Elections and National Party Chairmen on Tuesday, faulted the claim by PDP and ... Read More »

APC Stakeholders Back Aisha Against ‘Presidency Cabal’

Aisha Buhari

First Lady Aisha Buhari’s determination to free her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari, from the grip of two powerful men in the presidency might have received a boost, as some supporters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday staged a protest against the infamous Aso Rock cabal. The marchers, who took their peaceful demonstration to Defence House, in the Maitama ... Read More »

Goodluck Jonathan Fires Back At Osinbajo

Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has attacked Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo over some of the issues he (Osinbajo) raised during his visit to the United States of America. Speaking in New York yesterday, Osinbajo had claimed that, “As at 2010, Nigeria had about 112.7million people living in extreme poverty. Nothing in place, there was no Social Investment Programme, there was no social ... Read More »

Oshiomhole Behaves Like Primary School Head-Boy – Senator Fadahunsi

The Senator representing Osun East Senatorial District, Francis Fadahunsi has said that the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, was by his behaviour exhibiting traits of the head-boy of a primary school. He added that members of the ruling APC, who had ambitions during the just-concluded leadership election in the National Assembly, ignored Oshiomhole and disregarded his ... Read More »

9th Assembly: Reps Members Speak On Gbajabiamila ‘Buying’ Votes With Green Cards

A group of lawmakers have spoken up over accusation of vote buying against the Speaker of House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila NAN reports that a House of Representatives group, G7, are seeking legal redress over alleged proof of vote-buying and gross impunity by the Clerk of the National Assembly, Alhaji Sani Omolori. Omolori, who supervised the June 11 election of Speaker ... Read More »

Why We Didn’t Use Server During 2019 Elections – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has disclosed that the late release of budget by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government affected the deployment of servers for the 2019 general elections. INEC’s National Commissioner in Osun State, Solomon Soyebi, however, admitted that the commission once experimented the electronic transmission of results but it was not deployed in the 2019 general ... Read More »

Bayelsa Guber Race: Ex-President Jonathan’s Kinsman, Agadaga, Declares Interest

Chief Benson Agadaga, an associate and kinsman of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has declared interest to contest the Bayelsa governorship election slated for Nov. 16. Agadaga, National Chairman, Ogbia Brotherhood Worldwide, a socio-cultural group, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Yenagoa, that he would bring development to the people if elected. According to him, his aspiration is ... Read More »

Ministerial Appointments: Buhari Under ‘Fire’ Over Delay In Unveiling Cabinet

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday mocked President Muhammadu Buhari over his delay in appointing ministers. Omokri said the delay of Buhari in forming his cabinet was responsible for the slow economic growth of the country.  Buhari, who dissolved his cabinet prior to his swearing-in on May 29, was yet to unveil his new team. However, ... Read More »

INEC Announces Automatic Employment For ‘Star’ NYSC Members

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has promised that members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) who distinguished themselves during the 2019 general election will get automatic employment. INEC says those who will participate in the Bayelsa and Kogi governorship elections scheduled for November will get the same reward. INEC’s Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, spoke Monday in Abuja during the ... Read More »