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Anambra: INEC distributes election materials to RACs

INEC offices across the 21 local government areas are currently distributing sensitive and non-sensitive materials for Saturday’s Anambra governorship election, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr Nkwachukwu Orji, has said. Orji told newsmen in Awka on Friday that 10 security operatives would accompany the materials to the Registration Area Centres (RACs). ...

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Groups raise alarm over plot to rig Anambra poll

Some Election Observer Groups have expressed concern over some emerging issues capable of undermining the credibility of Saturday’s Anambra governorship election, if not addressed. The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) Watching The Vote (WTV) and Coalition of INEC Accredited Observer Oganisations, expressed these concerns in separate pre-election ...

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Buhari receives Ojukwu’s son into APC

L-R: National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun; President Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of the party in Saturday’s governorship election, Mr. Tony Nwoye and the son of the Founder of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr. Emeka Ojukwu Jnr during the defection of Ojukwu from ...

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Tribunal nullifies APC Katsina Reps member election

The Election Petition Tribunal in Katsina has nullified the election of Alhaji Mansur Ali Mashi (APC), a House of Representative member representing Mashi/Dutsi Federal Constituency in the state. Similarly, the tribunal has ordered for the conduct of fresh bye-election in 15 polling units in the constituency where there were election ...

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Ojukwu’s son dumps APGA, joins APC ahead of poll

Son the founder of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Emeka Jnr has dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress (APC). Ojukwu jnr made his declaration on Wednesday in Awka, at the grand finale campaign of the APC candidate for the Anambra 2017 governorship ...

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Buhari restores Obiano’s security, campaigns for APC in Anambra

President Muhammed Buhari has ordered the police to restore security of Anambra governor Willie Obiano and called for massive support to Mr Tony Nwoye, APC’s governorship candidate. He was in Akwa, capital of Anambra state, in continuation of his two-day visit to some states in South East. He called on the ...

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Obaseki’s foreign trips yielded no economic benefit – Edo PDP

The Edo chapter of the PDP on Tuesday said Governor Godwin Obaseki’s several foreign trips since assumption of office on Nov. 12, 2016 had brought no economic benefit to the state. The state chairman of the party, Chief Dan Orbih, gave the assessment at a news conference in Benin to ...

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Why I want to be PDP national chairman — Dokpesi

The founder of Daar Communications, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, says he is vying for the PDP chairmanship position to return the party to power in 2019 and help foster unity among Nigerians. Dokpesi stated this on Monday when he met with PDP South South leaders at the party’s Zonal Office in ...

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Group accuses Gana of bias in PDP chairmanship tussle

A group, the PDP-Renaissance Initiative (PRI) has raised an alarm over what it saw as partiality playing out in the ongoing race for the National Chairmanship of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). According to the group, the trend, if unchecked, could force the party back to the trenches and endanger ...

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Nobody is imposing me, I’ll the best for PDP chair, says Uche Secondus

A contestant to the National Chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince  Uche Secondus has stated that there is no iota of truth in reports making the rounds suggesting that some elements in the party are planning to impose him on the party. Secondus who was at a time ...

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