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Tribunal: INEC disclose why Atiku was not declared winner of presidential election [Details]

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has revealed why Atiku Abubakar, the 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was not declared the winner of the February 23 poll. The electoral body insisted in its final written address to the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja that it was satisfied that Atiku Read more

Election Tribunal: Buhari ‘incompetent’ to contest election, Atiku, PDP insist/newsheadline247
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Election Tribunal: Buhari ‘incompetent’ to contest election, Atiku, PDP insist

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general election, Atiku Abubakar and his party yesterday insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari was not qualified to have contested the poll. The opposition party and its candidate maintained their position on Buhari’s competency ahead of the August 21 date for submission of final Read more

2023: El-Rufai kicks against zoning ahead of Nigeria’s next presidential poll/newsheadline247.com
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2023: El-Rufai kicks against zoning ahead of Nigeria’s next presidential poll

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state has said the country needs to choose competence over zoning when electing its president. In Nigeria, political offices, including the presidency, are rotated on the basis of geographical zones. Olusegun Obasanjo from Ogun state in the south-west was president between 1999 and 2007. He was succeeded by Umaru Musa Read more

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Oshiomhole says dictatorship has its dividends

Adams Oshiomhole, the national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that dictatorship also has its dividends. Oshiomhole said this while chatting with newsmen after his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday. In his reaction to criticisms from members of his party on both the ministerial and senate committee chairmen lists, Read more

My relationship with Gov. Yahaya Bello is not smooth, says Kogi Deputy Governor/newsheadline247.com
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My relationship with Gov. Yahaya Bello is not smooth, says Kogi Deputy Governor

The Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Simon Achuba has said his relationship with Governor Yahaya Bello of the state is not cordial. Achuba who made this known in Abuja on Friday disclosed that his relationship with governor went sour he (Bello) stopped his statutory allowances amounting to N819,709, 980 two years ago. The Deputy Governor Read more

Kogi governor, Yahaya Bello, budgets millions for burials - Report/newsheadline247
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Kogi: Gov. Bello will use N30bn bailout fund for vote buying – PDP governorship aspirants

Two governorship aspirants of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Victor Adoji and AVM Salihu Attawodi, have faulted the timing of the bailout fund released to Governor Yahaya Bello by the federal government ahead of the November 26 Kogi State governorship election The federal government had last month released N30.8 billion bailout fund to Governor Bello for payment Read more