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Adamawa Governor Fintri cleared by Supreme Court

Still dishing out judgments on the dispute March 9, 2019 governorship poll, the Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed Mr Ahmadu Fintri of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) as the duly elected governor of Adamawa State.  The apex court held that...

PDP’s Benue Governor, Ortom, gets Supreme Court’s endorsement 

    Again, the Supreme Court of Nigeria, in continuation of its rounds judgment on governorship polls, has upheld the election of Samuel Ortom of the People's Democratic Party, the Governor of Benue State. It dismissed an appeal by Mr Emmanuel Jime,...

Lalong is governor of Plateau, rules Supreme Court 

Nigeria's Apex Court has ruled that the March 9, 2019 election of Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state was in order.  The court, in a unanimous judgement by a seven-man panel of justices led by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, dismissed appeal...

Supreme Court upholds Tambuwal’s election

  Putting paid to apprehensions and speculations of a possible sack, Nigeria's Supreme Court on Monday morning affirmed Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples Democratic Party as the valid winner of the  March 9 governorship poll in Sokoto State. It dismissed an...

Edo State: Welcome to the Politics of 2020

By Osakue Aiyevbekpen As we start the year 2020 today (January 1), I consider it auspicious to make few remarks on only one aspect of the politics of Edo State. I have watched all kinds of people building a rampart...

Oshiomhole lacks legitimacy, temperament, moral authority to lead, as Edo APC call for his resignation

  The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has stated that the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, lacked legitimacy, temperament and moral authority to lead the party, hence the need for him to resign. The Edo APC chapter...

Certificate Forgery: Finally Senator Ifeanyi Ubah Sacked

...court orders INEC to issue Certificate Of Return to Obinna Uzoh For forging the National Examination Council (NECO) Secondary School certificate, the Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah, has been sacked by the court. Summarily, Justice Bello Kawu of...

Bello meets Buhari says he won by a landslide

    Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has said he will meet those who want to challenge his victory at the November 16th gubernatorial elections in court, boosting that he won landslide.   “Just few hours ago, I received my certificate of...

Kogi post-election wild celebration: PDP women leader roasted in her house

      Post-election violence has claimed the life of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and women leader of the Wada/Aro PDP Governorship Campaign Council in Kogi State, Mrs Acheju Abuh.     Abuh of Ochadamu Ward was reportedly burnt alive on Monday afternoon as...

Yahaya Bello wins Kogi governorship election marred by suspicion, bloodshed

  After days of increasingly restive waiting, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has officially declared governor Yahaya Bello of the APC has the winner of the Kogi elections.   Bello who is the incumbent Governor of the state won 12 local...
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Concerns over new virus from China prompt airport screenings for passengers arriving airports in Nigeria

  Passengers  arriving Nigerian airports will undergo enhanced health screenings out of concern over a new coronavirus that has killed two people in...
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What VP Osinbajo Said on The ‘Senseless’ Killing of CAN Leader

  “Words fail me as I share my heartfelt sympathy with the family of Rev. Lawal Andimi. The senseless killing of the bishop despite ongoing...

U.S Set to Expand Travel Restrictions to Nigeria, Sudan, Others – Target ‘Birth Tourism’

  The Trump administration is set to add Nigeria and six other countries to a group of nations subject to travel restrictions, Per Second News...

NNPC GMD, Kyari announces HDDT to check pipeline vandalism 

  As part of measures to monitor and check pipeline vandalism, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is to deplore Horizontal Directional Drilling Technology (HDDT). NNPC's Group...

Lassa fever: 2 doctors, pregnant woman die in Kano

Lassa fever has reportedly claimed three persons including two doctors and a pregnant woman in Mano.  The deaths were recorded at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH). The...