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Edo Poll: Buhari urges candidates to shun do-or-die politics, calls for free and fair election

    President Muhammadu Buhari has called on political parties, candidates, and security agents participating in the Edo governorship election to uphold democratic standards during the poll. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, on Thursday quoted the President as saying that failure to abide … Continue reading Edo Poll: Buhari Calls For Free And Fair Election, Urges Candidates To Shun Do-Or-Die Methods

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Nigeria secures landmark victory in bid to overturn P&ID judgement

    Nigeria has secured a landmark victory in its pursuit to overturn a $10 billion judgement awarded against it in a case against Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID). Delivering his judgement on Thursday, Ross Cranston, a judge of the Business and Property Courts of England and Wales, granted Nigeria’s application for an extension of … Continue reading Nigeria Secures Landmark Victory In Bid To Overturn P&ID Judgement

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Bayelsa Election: Governor Diri to know fate as tribunal set for judgement

  The Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja is set to deliver judgments in three petitions. The petitions are that of Vijah Opuama of the Liberation Movement versus the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and three others. The second petition is between Ibiene Stephen of United Peoples Congress and INEC and three … Continue reading Bayelsa Election: Governor Duoye To Know Fate As Tribunal Set For Judgement

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I will stand with Edo people, I have no particular candidate – Oba of Benin

  Oba of Benin, the Ewuare N’Ogidgan II, says the Palace does not meddle into partisan politics and has no special candidate when it comes to who will become governor of Edo State.  The revered monarch stated this on Saturday when he received the All Progressives Congress’ candidate for the forthcoming election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, and … Continue reading I Am Not Against Any Candidate, I Stand With Edo People – Oba Of Benin

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PDP women protest as security operatives keep watch at Edo Assembly

  Supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have staged a protest at the Edo State House of Assembly complex in Benin City, the state capital. The protesters, comprising women and youths, stormed the Assembly complex on Friday while security operatives keep watch at the facility for the second day. They pledged their support for … Continue reading PDP Supporters Protest As Security Operatives Keep Watch At Edo Assembly

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Failed Edo Assembly invasion, an attempted coup d’etat – Obaseki

  Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has described the takeover of the State House of Assembly Complex as an attempted coup d’état that is tantamount to treason and contrary to the provisions of the Nigerian Constitution. He said this in a state-wide broadcast on Friday and gave an assurance that his administration would take all … Continue reading Failed Edo Assembly Invasion, An Attempted Coup D’etat – Obaseki

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