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Osun Governorship: Oyetola, others, urge S/Court to dismiss Adeleke’s appeal

Oyetola, Adeleke

Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola of All Progressive Congress (APC) on Monday asked the Supreme Court to dismiss all four appeals filed by the Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ademola Adeleke challenging his victory in the 2018 Osun Governorship election.

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I abandoned June 12, joined Abacha because of ‘national interest’ – Kingibe

“I know we won the elections on June 12, 1993. I know that injustice was done when those elections were annulled but there is always one guiding principle in my public life which is that the national interest supersedes any other considerations. All my actions have been informed by this consciousness of what is best in the national interest.” Babagana Kingibe, the running mate of Chief MKO Abiola in the 1993 presidential election, has said

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How personalisation and privatisation of govt destroyed Nigeria — Ndume

Born in 1959 into a Christian home in  Borno, Senator Samuel Ali  Ndume  (APC,  Borno  South) is many things to different people.   Some see him as a defender of democracy. To some, he is a stubborn senator. Yet there are those who see him as  Boko Haram senator. In a no-holds-barred interview in Abuja after the inauguration of the Ninth Senate, Senator Ndume told Vanguard why he refused to step down for Senator Ahmad  Lawan  (APC,  Yobe  North) despite intense pressure mounted by the leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and why he must ensure that Lawan succeeds. The lawmaker spoke on his growing up and humble beginnings, how he went to a Polytechnic instead of any of the two universities that offered him admission, where Nigeria went wrong, and how personalization and privatization of government have destroyed the country among others.

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INEC server: Atiku disowns statement on alleged plan to stage street protest

Former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has denied authoring a press statement in which he purportedly threatened to stage street protest over the controversy trailing the existence of a server used by the Independent National Electoral Commission to transmit results during the polls.

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INEC proposes constitutional amendment to limit number of “commercial” Parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has lamented what it described as the growing number of ‘commercial’ platforms masquerading as political parties, saying it would be proposing alterations to constitutional provisions regarding registration and de-registration of political parties in the country as well as timelines for filing some preelection cases.

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