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Weaponising Religion in Yoruba Politics, By Simon Kolawole

In case you missed it, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), an advocacy group, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint Muslim ministers from five south-west states when he constitutes his cabinet for his second term. Why? The group says because five of the south-west governors would be Christians, that is …

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My Victory Humbles Me, Says Lalong

Gov Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who retained his office after Saturday’s supplementary polls,  is seeking the support of Plateau people to deliver the dividends of democracy to them. The governor was declared the winner of the polls by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday …

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Trump Announces 100 Per Cent Defeat of ISIS

The United States President, Mr Donald Trump on Saturday announced the total defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group in Iraq and Syria territories. Trump, in a statement issued by the White House Office of the Press Secretary, said ISIS had been defeated 100 per …

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London Locked Down as One Million People March Against Brexit

In one of the biggest demonstrations in British history, a crowd estimated at over one million people yesterday marched peacefully through central Londonto demand that MPs grant them a fresh referendum on Brexit. The Put it to the People march, which included protesters from all corners of the United Kingdom and …

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Electoral Commissioner Shot in Benue

The INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Benue, Nentawe Yilwatda, has confirmed the attack on the commission’s convoy on Gboko-Makurdi road by unknown gunmen on Saturday night. Mr Yilwatda told journalists in the early hours of Sunday at the INEC headquarters Makurdi, that the Returning Officer for the Governorship supplementary …

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Simon Lalong Wins Plateau Guber Election

The incumbent governor of Plateau State, and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Barrister Simon Bako Lalong, has retained his seat. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, declared Lalong winner of the Plateau State governorship election in the wee hours of Sunday, March 24, 2019. He scored 595,582 votes …

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Sokoto Guber: Tambuwal Returns

The incumbent governor of Sokoto, and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Aminu Tambuwal, has won the governorship election in the state. Tambuwal, a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, won re-election with 512,002 votes above his closet rival and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Ahmadu …

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Supplementary Elections: Police Restrict Vehicular Movement in FCT

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has imposed restriction on vehicular movement in Bwari, Kuje and Kwali Area Councils of Abuja from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. Deputy Spokesman of the command, ASP Danjuma Tanimu, made this known in a statement on Friday. News Agency …

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This Verdict will not Stand-APC

In a swift reaction to the tribunal victory of Senator Ademola Isiaka Adeleke as the legitimate governor  of Osun State, the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC,  has rubbished the verdict saying it will not stand. The party made its position known in a short statement issued by …

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Davido Congratulates Senator Adeleke, Says Light Has Come

Nigerian music sensation, David Adeleke has sent congratulations to his uncle , Senator Adeleke after the tribunal sitting in Abuja announced that the 2018 Gubernatorial elections in Osun State was won by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) “IMOLE TI DE !!!!!!! CONGRATULATIONS TO THE GREAT PEOPLE OF OSUN STATE ! ” …

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