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APC, guber candidate file petition against election of Tambuwal

All Progressives Congress, APC, Sokoto State Chapter, and its gubernatorial candidate,  Alhaji Ahmed Sokoto have filed a petition at the 2019  Gubernatorial Election Petitions Tribunal, challenging the election of Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Continue reading APC, guber candidate file petition against election of Tambuwal at Vanguard News. Powered by WPeMatico

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KWARA: Battle royale as Popoola, Danbaba fight for speakership

IN every democracy lawmakers play very critical roles in delivering dividends of democracy to the citizenry. In fact, the legislature provides a platform for the people to be part of governance as stakeholders are invited to air their views on issues through public hearings. And bills are passed on crucial matters to make life better […]

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Sudan defence minister sworn in as chief of new military council

Sudan’s defence minister was sworn in Thursday as chief of the new military council that replaced president Omar al-Bashir hours after the army ousted the veteran leader, state television reported. Continue reading Sudan defence minister sworn in as chief of new military council at Vanguard News. Powered by WPeMatico

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Defection: Court accuses Saraki, Dogara, Akpabio, 51 lawmakers for misconduct

…decries ‘arrest’ of judgment on suit seeking to declare their seats vacant By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Thursday, accused the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, and 52 other lawmakers of engaging in misconduct by arresting judgment on a suit […]

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IMO north senatorial poll: Why INEC must probe fake result – Observer group

AN election observer group, the Centre for Transparency Advocacy,CTA,has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to make an official report to the Inspector General of Police calling for investigation and prosecution of Senator Uwajimogu and Prof. Donatus Ohajianya,the returning officer in the February 23, 2019 National Assembly election for Imo North. Continue reading […]

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Elders forum tasks Buhari, APC on speakership zoning

TO avoid what it called the rebellion that characterised the emergence of the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 8th Assembly, the North Central Elders Forum, NCEF, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to zone the speakership of the 9th House of Representatives to the North-Central […]

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Atiku hires US lobbyist to unseat Buhari

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has employed the services of a United States lobbyist firm to advance his challenge of the outcome of the February 23 presidential poll. Continue reading Atiku hires US lobbyist to unseat Buhari at Vanguard News. Powered by WPeMatico

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How to make elections in Nigeria free, fair – Uduaghan

immediate past Governor of Delta State and Delta South Senatorial Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the just concluded election, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, has described the 2019 elections in Nigeria as a charade that did not reflect the mandate of the electorates. Continue reading How to make elections in Nigeria free, fair – Uduaghan […]

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Ninth REPS speakership: I ‘ll pursue six years tenure for lawmakers – Dyegh

DR John Dyegh, who holds a PhD in Economic History represents Gboko/Tarka Federal Constituency of Benue State in the House of Representatives on the plank of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The third timer with a wealth of legislative experience, Dyegh, in this chat,  spoke on his ambition to become the speaker of the Ninth […]