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Ambode Concedes Defeat, Congratulates Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has conceded defeat and congratulated his opponent, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who was declared winner of Tuesday’s All Progressives Congress governorship primary. Conceding defeat in a state-wide broadcast Wednesday afternoon, Ambode congratulated Sanwo-Olu, who Chief Clement Ebri, the chairman of the governorship election panel  set up by APC National Working Committee, had earlier declared winner …

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Delta APC Expels Emrhor

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, has expelled Olorogun O’Tega Emerhor from the party for allegedly participating in a parallel primary election conducted by the Chief Cyril Ogodo led faction. Emerhor who is an aspirant for the Delta Central senatorial seat in the National Assembly is also accused of violating the rules and guidelines for the party’s primary election. The Chief …

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INEC Issues Certificate Of Return To Oyetola

Alhaji Gboyega Isiaka, the Osun Governor-Elect on Wednesday received his certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Osogbo. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the INEC National Commissioner in charge of Oyo, Ekiti and Osun states, Prince Adedeji Soyebi, presented the certificate to Oyetola. NAN also reports that the Deputy Governor-Elect, Mr Benedict Alabi …

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Aisha Alhassan, Wins Taraba UDP Governorship Primaries

Former Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Alhassan, on Wednesday, emerged winner of United Democratic Party (UDP) governorship primary elections. The primaries, conducted under the supervision of the National Chairman of the party, Chief Godwin Okoye, at Shield Hotel, Jalingo, where Alhassan got unanimous endorsement of all the 224 delegates from the 16 local government areas of the …

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APC Electoral Chief Makes U-Turn

.Declares Sanwo-Olu Winner Of Lagos Primary The head of the APC electoral panel appointed to conduct the Lagos governorship primary has reversed his stance and declared Babajide Sanwo-Olu winner of the primary. Clement Ebri, appointed by the National Working Committee of the APC, had on Tuesday evening said he was not aware any primary held in Lagos. However, on Wednesday …

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FG Says “No Plan To Hike Tuition Fees “

The Federal Ministry of Education on Wednesday debunked the news trending on social media that the Federal Government had approved the hike in tuition fees of Nigerian universities to N350, 000. Mr. Sonny Echono, the Permanent Secretary in the ministry made the clarification at a symposium in Abuja. Echono, who said the Federal Government was not planning to increase the …

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NWC Cancels Lagos APC Primaries

The National Working Committee of the All Progressive Congress sent from Abuja to monitor the party’s governorship primary in Lagos State has nullified the exercise held across the 20 local government areas of the state on Tuesday. The Chairman of the committee, Mr. Clement Ebri, who addressed the press around 4.30pm at Protea Hotel, Alausa, said the election could not …

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FG Plans To Force N350, 000 Tuition Fee On Varsity Students- ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Tuesday revealed that the Federal Government is already concluding arrangements to force students in public universities in the country to pay at least N350, 000 tuition fees per session The Ibadan Zonal Coordinator of ASUU, Dr. Ade Adejumo, raised the alarm when he addressed journalists at the Correspondents’ Chapel of Nigerian Union …

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APC Suspends Imo Governorship Primaries – Official

The All Progressives Congress has suspended the governorship primaries in Imo State indefinitely. Party spokesperson, Yekini Nabena, did not give any reasons for the suspension in a statement Tuesday afternoon. The spokesperson also said the senatorial primaries in all the 36 states of the country have been postponed until October 3. The battle for APC governorship ticket in Imo remained …

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UN To Visit Borno, Abuja

Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, says a UN joint delegation will visit Maiduguri, Bama and Abuja first week of October, to scale up its humanitarian intervention in the crisis affected areas. Onyeama Onyeama said this in an interview with pressmen after a meeting with the UN team leaders on the sidelines of the 73rd UN General Assembly in New York. …

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