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Beware Of Tinubu’s Expansionist Agenda, Group Cautions Buhari, North

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to be wary of the expansionist agenda of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The advice was given by a group, the Southwest Consensus Group, SCG. The group in statement by its Chairman, Adegoke Adeboye asked the president to give the arm twisting tactics of the former Lagos State governor a second thought, said the loud cry of marginalization by a section of the Southwest is nothing but an arm twisting tactics from Tinubu. !-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Tambuwal Ready To Work With Opposition APC Members – Aide

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State is ready to work with the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) to move the state forward, his Senior Special Assistant on Special Duties, Yusuf Dingyadi, has said. He urged the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its supporters to join his administration in moving the state forward. Mr Dingyadi, who spoke to journalists on Monday in Kaduna, said “it is time to move on“ after the concluded governorship and state assembly elections. After supplementary!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

‘Godfathers’ Who Lost Their States

Godfatherism is a feature of Nigerian politics and anyone entering politics usually look for one. In states where they hold sway, the godfather decides who picks the party's ticket for all important elective offices. They also decide who gets appointments in the cabinet of their state and how resources are allocated. This is how they an empire of loyalists who do their bidding. They wield so much power and influence in their states that the people have come to believe that they're the undisputed political leaders of!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Sokoto Rerun: Tambuwal Poised For Re-Election As INEC Suspends Collation

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is leading his closest challenger, Aliyu Ahmed of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the supplementary governorship election conducted in Sokoto state by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday. So far, INEC Returning Officer for the Sokoto governorship election, Fatima Mukhtar, has declared results from 20 out of 21 Local Government Areas where the election held yesterday. Mukhtar however adjourned the collation till 9 a.m. on!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Sokoto Rerun: Party Bigwigs Clash At Polling Units

Some notable party chieftains engaged in popularity supremacy at Magajin Gari ward ‘B,’ Shiyyar Danfarijo polling units 005 and 009, where supplementary polls are taking place. This led to chaos in the supplementary poll for the Sokoto North local government area of Sokoto. The presence of party chieftains, Murtala Daniya of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and two All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains, Abdullahi Hassan, a one time chairman of Sokoto North LGA and APC youth leader, Nasiru Italiya, at the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

SOKOTO GUBER: Declare Tambuwal Winner, PDP Tells INEC

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to as a matter of urgency declare Aminu Tambuwal winner of the March 9 governorship elections held in Sokoto state. Spokesman of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan, who made the call, claimed that given the margin of victory recorded on the first ballot, there was no reason for INEC not to declare Tambuwal duly elected. Ologbondiyan, said: “Our position has not changed and we insist that His Excellency, Governor Aminu Waziri!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Likely Winners In States Where Elections Are Inconclusive

Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections were conducted last Saturday, March 9 in twenty nine states of the country. While results in some of the states have been announced and winners declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, results for the governorship election in five states were however declared inconclusive. The states are Bauchi, Adamawa, Plateau and Sokoto and Benue. The electoral body declared the election inconclusive in these states following a slim margin of win, less!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Sokoto Guber: Tambuwal Seeks America’s Help

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has appealed to United States Government to intervene in the prevention of alleged harassment of electorate in Saturday’s governorship and state assembly elections. Tambuwal made the appeal on Thursday when he received the US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, in Sokoto. He told Symington that the just-concluded Presidential and National Assembly Elections witnessed harassment of leaders and loyalists of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). !-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

What Obasanjo Told Buhari About $16 Billion Power Probe

The alleged misappropriation of $16 billion in the power sector under the administration of former president Olusegun Obasanjo, formed part of President Muhammadu Buhari's speech during his Rivers and Abuja presidential campaign rallies on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively. At both rallies, President Buhari said he would make good his promise to make sure those accountable for the alleged misappropriation of monies meant to improve power in the country return the funds to government coffers. “The previous government…

Davido Thrills Crowd At Rivers PDP Rally (VIDEO)

Popular Nigerian singer, David Adedeji Adeleke, better known by his stage name Davido, on Monday, performed at the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Rivers State Presidential campaign rally. Davido who was dressed in multi-colored knickers, a white T-shirt and a red face cap, thrilled the cheering crowd to songs like “Aye,” “If” and “one Ticket”. Music + Politics what a perfect combo. @iam_Davido thrilling the crowd #PDPRiversRally#LetsGetNigeriaWorkingAgain #BetterNigeria pic.twitter.com/I6ZIAZFpGC— Fola…
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