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    Ondo: Jegede Is PDP Candidate

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    The special panel of the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has sacked business mogul, Jimoh Ibrahim, as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State. The court upheld the nomination of Eyitayo Jegede, SAN, as the authentic candidate of the PDP for the election. The…

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    INEC Bows To Police, DSS, Shifts Poll To Sept 28

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    …Cites security concerns, PDP rejects postponement. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has finally bowed to the combined pressure of the Nigeria Police and the Department of State Services (DSS), and postponed the earlier scheduled September 10, 2016 governorship election in Edo State to Wednesday September 28, citing security concerns. In a press statement made…

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    INEC Probes REC, Others Over Disputed Bayelsa Gov Poll

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    The National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),Prof Yakubu Mohammad, has launched a probe into the roles of the Bayelsa State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC),Baritoh Kpagih and other officials of the commission in the electoral crises that led to the inconclusive status of the December 5 Governorship poll in the state. The INEC,…

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  • 2015: APC Clears All Presidential Aspirants, Holds Guber Primaries Nationwide Today

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    All the five presidential aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were cleared by the Presidential Screening Committee yesterday as the chairman, Ogbonnaya Onu, gave each of them a certificate to contest. The party has also chosen Lagos as the venue for the December 10-11 presidential primary/convention. The presidential aspirants are former head of state…

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    PDP Jubilates Over Fani-Kayode’s Defection, Revelation On APC

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    Excited by the defection and castigation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the former minister’s revelation on the APC as a vindication of its position that the opposition party is made up of ethnic and religious bigots. The party further…

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    How Jonathan Forced Tukur To Resign

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    More facts have emerged on the sudden exit of tough-talking Bamanga Tukur as the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Impeccable sources within the PDP and the presidency told LEADERSHIP Weekend that President Goodluck Jonathan forced Tukur to tender his resignation letter following Tukur’s assertion that the president could not force him to…

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