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Ayu: I still stand with Wike, Ortom insists

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has refuted claims that he broke away from his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike. Addressing journalists after a meeting with caucus members of Peoples Democratic Party from the North West senatorial district, Ortom said that nothing would make him leave Wike. The senatorial district comprises of Jemgba and Minda […]

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Niger Assembly sacks state Independent Electoral Commission chairman

The Niger State House of Assembly has sacked the Chairman of the Niger State Independent Electoral Commission, Baba Aminu, for his inability to effectively discharge his official responsibilities. The legislators announced his removal after he briefed them on the preparedness of the commission towards the conduct of the local government elections, adding that it had […]

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Ogun blogger released after 138 days

Hammed Olamilekan, the blogger detained over an article written on the alleged criminal past of the Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has been released on bail, Thursday. It was gathered that the blogger, popular as Labash, who appeared before the Federal High Court 1, Abeokuta, the Ogun State Capital, was released after spending 138 days […]

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Court nullifies Ogun PDP governorship primaries

A Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, the state capital, has nullified governorship primaries of the Ogun chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Ogun PDP held three parallel primaries with one producing Hon. Ladi Adebutu as governorship candidate. Justice Oguntoyinbo, after nullifying the primaries, ordered a fresh exercise within a reasonable time to accommodate […]

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