2023: EU Election Observer Mission to deploy 100 observers

…Says it won’t interfere with process The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU-EOM) is set to deploy about 100 observers for the coming general elections in Nigeria. Speaking at a press conference in Abuja, yesterday, the EU-EOM Chief Observer, Barry Andrews, said the observers would be deployed to all of Nigeria’s 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, on election day. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has scheduled 25 February for the Presidential and National Assembly elections and 11 March for the Governorship and States Houses of…

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2023: “Even if you betray me, I won’t get angry” – Tinubu tells Edo electorate

The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, has disclosed that he doesn’t angry when betrayed, expressing that his response to betrayal is to ignore it and work hard. According to an issued statement by his media aide, Tunde Rahman, Tinubu stated this during a town hall meeting in Edo State. He said, “We must rescue Edo State. I am ready to work with you. Take lanterns; go from house to house. “Don’t get angry; anger does not solve problems. Disappointment is an energiser for me. You disappoint me,…

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Court dismisses suit seeking to sack Buhari, cancel 2023 elections

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, in Abuja, has dismissed a suit against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election. A former presidential candidate of the Hope Democratic Party (HDP), Ambrose Owuru, filed the suit against the President. In his judgment yesterday, Justice Inyang Ekwo held that the suit was an abuse of court process, was statute-barred, and was an affront to the supremacy of the Supreme Court The judge also held that the suit was baseless, frivolous, irritating and vexatious. Recall that Owuru…

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2023: FG backs US visa ban on Nigerians undermining democracy – Lai Moh’d

The Federal Government has said it was in support of the recent visa ban by the United States government on some Nigerians who undermined the nation’s democracy. Recall that the United States government announced visa restrictions on Nigerians who undermined the country’s democracy, a ban it said was not targeted at the Nigerian people or the government, but at specific individuals. The US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, made the announcement last week in a statement but failed to mention the names of the affected people. Speaking at the 20th…

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2023 Elections Security: Police get N64bn for elections

A total of N64bn has been approved for the Nigeria Police Force as operations fund for security management for the forthcoming general elections. This is as the Force Headquarters has dispatched anti-riot weapons, water cannons and Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs), among others, to the 36 States of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, to ensure watertight security during the elections. Police sources also confirmed that all the Commands and formations across the country had got their share of the arms and ammunition unveiled by the Inspector-General of Police, Usman…

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Zamfara: PDP guber candidate optimistic of Atiku’s victory  

Ahead of the visit of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential flagbearer in the forthcoming general elections, Atiku Abubakar, to Zamfara State, the State’s governorship candidate, Dauda Lawal, has enjoined the people of the State to turn out en masse to receive the former vice president and his entourage. Atiku Abubakar is scheduled to hold the PDP presidential rally today, in Gusau, the capital city of Zamfara. In an issued statement by the Dauda Lawal Media Centre in Gusau yesterday, the governorship candidate said the PDP mega rally provided another opportunity for…

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2023: Asari Dokubu rallies Kalabari Kingdom for Tinubu

In a major boost for the All Progressive Congress (APC), presidential flagbearer, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in the Niger-Delta region, Niger Delta freedom fighter, Mujahid Asari Dokubo has rallied the Kalabari Kingdom in support of the APC in the forthcoming 2023 presidential elections. Speaking at the 48th birthday celebration of the President, Belema Oil, Tein Jack-Rich, at Harry’s Town Akuku-Toru local government area of Rivers State, Dokubo also predicted a clear victory for Tinubu. According to him, with Jack-Rich holding a significant and prominent position in the Tinubu campaign structure, a…

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‘2023 Buhari tackling problems others ran away from’ – Tinubu

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Asíwájú Bola Tinubu, has dismissed insinuations of disagreement between him and the President, Muhammadu Buhari, describing the latter’s support as unalloyed and enduring. Speaking at the APC rally in Gusau, the Zamfara State capital, on Saturday, Tinubu pledged to leverage the State’s agrarian potential to tackle its developmental challenges. Reading from a speech, the former Lagos State governor said, “I have supported President Buhari even before his first day in office. I will continue to be his supporter and friend after…

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2023: “Zamfara will become great, developed in agriculture, mining if I’m elected” – Tinubu 

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has assured Zamfara indigenes that he will focus on the agricultural and mining sectors to develop the state economically if elected in the forthcoming election. Tinubu disclosed this during his campaign rally at the Trade Fair Complex in Gusau, the State capital. According to him, the general development of the sectors will create more job opportunities that can reduce the rate of crime bedevilling the State, adding that despite the sabortage, APC will runaway with victory in…

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2023: “Remain as men”, Binani tells male supporters dressed as women in Adamawa

In reaction to a growing trend of some male supporters dressing in female clothes to her campaign rallies, the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Adamawa State, Senator A’ishatu Ahmed Binani, has appealed for a change. While expressing her appreciation for them, the governorship candidate urged them to remain the men they are in every aspect. Binani made the appeal at her rallies in Gombi, Gombi local government area, at the weekend, as a number of male youths carried their support for her to the extent of wearing female…

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