Friday , April 12 2024


PDP sweeps Bayelsa LG poll


The ruling Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa State has swept the local government election conducted by the State Independent Electoral Commission on Saturday.  The PDP won the chairmanship position in all eight local government areas and all the councillorship positions in the 105 wards, according to the results announced by …

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Putin returns as President with 87.17 pc votes

The Communist Party of the Russian Federation candidate Nikolai Kharitonov secured the second spot with 4.1 per cent of the votes while New People Party candidate Vladislav Davankov stood third with 4.8 per cent votes.   The Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) candidate, Leonid Slutsky, received a mere 3.15 per …

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Okpebholo emerges Edo APC Gov candidate

Senator Monday Okpebholo has been declared winner of the Edo All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship primary election.   Governor Bassey Otu of Cross River who was the Chairman of Edo APC shadow poll, made the declaration after collating the results from the 18 local government areas. Okpebholo scored 12,433 votes …

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Ex-NBA President, Akpata emerges LP candidate

Former National President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Olumide Akpata, has emerged as the Labour Party, LP, governorship candidate in Edo State.   Akpata won the LP primary election held in Benin City, the state capital, on Friday.   He was declared the winner of the primary after polling …

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Idahosa emerges Edo APC guber candidate

House of Representatives member Dennis Idahosa has emerged as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the September 21, 2024, Edo State governorship election. Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, the chairman of the APC Edo Governorship Primary Election Committee, announced this at the end of the election …

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Supreme Court affirms Umo Eno as Akwa Ibom government

The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Umo Eno of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as the validly elected governor of Akwa Ibom State after dismissing the appeals of the three parties challenging the outcome of the election held on March 18, 2023.   This comes after the apex …

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I feel betrayed by Obaseki, says Shaibu

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, has expressed his sense of betrayal by his principal, Godwin Obaseki, for not backing his candidature in the upcoming 2024 governorship election.   Shaibu, who claimed that he was persuaded to be the deputy governor to Obaseki, said he added value to …

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