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Witness confirms cash deposits paid into Gov. Fayose’s account prior to his election

Alade-Oluseye Sunday, a prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of Abiodun Agbele, an ally of Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti, on Thursday, confirmed that cash deposits were made into the governor’s account before his election. Sunday made the confirmation while

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Obaseki takes oath of office as Edo Gov.

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Saturday in Benin took an oath of office succeeding former Gov.Adams Oshiomhole. Obaseki took an oath of office at about 12:30 p.m. administered by the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Cronwel Idahosa. Similarly,

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INEC picks Dec 10 for Rivers rerun

The Independent National Electoral Commission has fixed December 10 for the conduct of the outstanding national and state assembly elections in Rivers. Auguta Ogakwu, secretary to the commission, said this in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday. She said

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Re-appraising issues of women and politics in Nigeria – Gbenga Odunsi

 By  Gbenga Odunsi  (Assistant Editor) In no country do women enjoy equal political status, access, or opportunities to influence the direction of the society. The fact that few women participate in any country’s decision making positon is based that women

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Trump ramps up voter fraud claim, digs in against women accusers

Republican candidate Donald Trump said on Monday he expected widespread voter fraud in the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election, ramping up his warning of a rigged election despite considerable evidence that shows the electoral system is sound. Trump has tried

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Ondo 2016: NSCDC Ondo denies training thugs for PDP

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ondo has refuted allegations that it is training thugs for People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to rig the forthcoming governorship election . The NSCDC made this known in a statement by Kayode

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Buhari joking on Aisha belonging to the kitchen: Shehu

Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on the media, has described as a joke President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that his wife, Aisha belongs to the kitchen.  “My friends, can’t a leader get a sense of humour anymore? Mr. President

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Jimoh Ibrahim To Replace Eyitayo Jegede As PDP Governorship Candidate In Ondo State

A Federal High Court judge has given a specific order asking the Independent National Electoral Commission to recognize Jimoh Ibrahim as the People’s Democratic Party candidate in the upcoming gubernatorial election in Ondo state. Justice Okon Abang gave the order to

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Aisha Buhari warns she’s not campaigning for her husband in 2019

A “few people” are behind the appointments made by the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, says his wife, Aisha. In an interview with BBC, Aisha Buhari said she may not support her husband’s re-election bid should he fail to reshuffle his

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Judge extends Florida voter registration by one week due to hurricane mattew

In a victory for the Florida Democratic Party, a federal judge agreed Wednesday to extend voting registration in the state until October 18 because of the impact of Hurricane Matthew. Judge Mark E. Walker, of the U.S. District Court for

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