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Lagos PDP candidates, leaders in closed-door meeting at Sheraton

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the campaign season for the 2023 general elections draws close, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos has become more intentional. On Sunday evening, 69 candidates of the party vying for various electives positions in the 2023 general elections in Lagos State held a closed-door meeting at Sheraton Hotel in Ikeja. The meeting, which Read More…

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Oyetola files 1,240-page petition at Osun tribunal

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Friday finally responded to his gubernatorial electoral loss by filing a 1,240-page petition at the tribunal sitting at the state high court, Osogbo. Oyetola who is the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 16 election, approached the tribunal to challenge the declaration of Senator Read More…

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Lagos PDP stalwart Gbadamosi defects to LP, declares support for Peter Obi

Reading Time: 2 minutes Babatunde Gbadamosi (BOG), a Lagos PDP stalwart, on Friday, defected to the Labour Party (LP), declaring support for its presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi. Gbadamosi, a former governorship candidate of the African Democratic Party and a former Lagos East Senatorial Candidate of the PDP, made this known in a statement in Lagos. “I had completely Read More…

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Atiku, Obi to speak at 2022 NBA Annual General Conference

Reading Time: 2 minutes If all goes as planned the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and his counterpart, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, will be speaking at the forthcoming Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Lagos this month. The 2022 NBA Annual General Conference, with Read More…

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Ex-minister asks court to disqualify Tinubu, Atiku for bribing delegates

Reading Time: 2 minutes President Muhammadu Buhari’s former Minister of State for Education Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to disqualify All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidates Bola Tinubu and Abubakar Atiku, respectively, from the 2023 general election. Nwajiuba, who resigned his ministerial position to contest the APC presidential primary, Read More…

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Tinubu my in-law is 86, unfit to be President, says Tee Mac

Reading Time: 2 minutes A former President of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Tee Mac Omatshola Iseli has claimed that Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate is unqualified and unfit to be President because of his age and poor health. There have been questions about Tinubu’s health and age, with the former Read More…

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Lagos Deputy Gov not beaten up by APC members, says state

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government has debunked reports that the Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat and some APC chieftains were beaten up by aggrieved political miscreants at a reconciliation meeting on Monday. The Senior Special Assistant to the Lagos state deputy governor, Mr Tunde Alao, made this known in a statement in Lagos on Wednesday. He Read More…

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Reps amend law to stop CBN governor from partisan politics

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The House of Representatives has passed a Bill after the second reading to stop the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) from participating in future elections in the country. Sada Soli, the sponsor of the Bill at the plenary in Abuja on Tuesday said the bill would add more conditions to the disqualification Read More…

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2023: 14 parties to challenge APC for Lagos governorship seat

Reading Time: 2 minutes Fourteen parties will challenge the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the governorship seat of Lagos State in 2023. According to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos, there are 18 political parties in Nigeria. INEC published this as part of the details of candidates and political parties contesting the number one seat in the Read More…

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Perjury: Court permits suit seeking Tinubu’s trial

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, fixed November 1 to commence hearing on a suit seeking to compel the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Usman Baba, to initiate a perjury case against the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The court, in a ruling that Read More…