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Rivers Bye-election: Wike Tasks INEC, Police on Peaceful Election

Rivers Bye-election: Wike Tasks INEC, Police on Peaceful Election

As people and residents of Port Harcourt State Constituency III go to poll today in a bye-election to fill the vacant seat in the State House of Assembly, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has alerted the public on plots by some “failed politicians” to import political thugs and cultists to negatively influence the outcome of

Police teargas protesters demanding release of detained Premium Times journalist

Protesters were on Thursday teargassed at the force headquarters, Abuja, during a protest to demand the release of Premium Times reporter, Samuel Ogundipe. The journalist was on Tuesday arrested for writing a story based on a letter written by Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo. Members of the OurMumuDonDo Movement

Ex-PDP chairman in Sokoto defects to APC with ‘10,000 supporters’

Abubakar Shehu-Tambuwal, a former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairman in Sokoto state, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) with “10,000 supporters”. According to NAN, Shehu-Tambuwal said they made the decision freely based on their concern to “participate in politics that would facilitate good development”. He said they were convinced to join the party

Two killed in kogi bye election , as the coalition of PDP, ADC , SDP calls for cancellation of election

The coalition of all Political Parties that contested today’s bye election in Kogi State have rejected the conduct of Lokoja Kogi Federal Constituency bye election for government induced harrassment, intimidation and disruption of voting process in some polling units. The political parties that rejected the polls are Kogi State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party,

Ortom’s aide asks Nigerians to reject what Buhari is ‘using EFCC for’ in Benue

Terver Akase, chief press secretary to Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of using the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to witch-hunt Benue government. Speaking with TheCable on the closure of three bank accounts belonging to the state government, Akase alleged that the current administration has turned the EFCC

Six Kano APC lawmakers defect to PDP

Six ‘Kwankwassiyya’ members of the Kano State House of Assembly have defected from the All Progressives Congress to People’s Democratic Party. The legislators, who are loyal to former Governor Rabi’u Kwankwaso announced their defection in a letter they sent to the House. In the letter read by the Speaker, Alhaji Kabiru Rurum, the six lawmakers

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