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INEC Rules Out Extension Of Voters Registration

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Saturday, ruled out the possibility of extending the ongoing continuous voter’s registration (CVR) exercise, scheduled to end on July 31, 2022. INEC National Commissioner in charge of Voter Education and Publicity, Barr. Festus Okoye, disclosed this in Awka, Anambra State while interacting with some journalists. He noted that the CVR would be brought to an end in order to enable the commission to carry on with its other constitutional responsibilities.

NBA Elects Yakubu Maikyau As New President

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The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has elected Yakubu Maikyau, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), as the 31st President of the association. Maikyau who will be taking over from Olumide Akpata polled a total of 22, 342 votes, followed closely by fellow SAN, Joe-Kyari Gadzama, Chairman of the NBA Securities Agencies Relations Committee, who polled 10, 842 votes.

APC’s Muslim-Muslim Ticket, A “Disastrous Error” – Fmr. SGF Babachir

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A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF and close ally of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Mr. BabachirLawal has described as a “disastrous error”, Tinubu’s resort to picking a fellow Muslim as his running mate. The former SGF said though Tinubu is a good man and a great listener, it is in the nature of power that sycophants and lapdogs have the most influence on leaders with such character traits. According to him, Tinubu has now been cornered by self-serving lapdogs and warned that the Muslim-Muslim ticket is dead on arrival.

Osun Election: Adeleke Respond To Oyetola Challenging His Victory

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Incumbent Governor and Candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Adegboyega Oyetola on the 5th August 202 submitted a petition, challenging the result of the just concluded gubernatorial election in Osun State, thereby seeking the tribunal in Osogbo to nullify the election of the Peoples Democracy Party, Ademola Adeleke. on the ground of fraught with certain irregularities. He also claimed that Adeleke ought not to have been declared winner as he was not qualified to have contested the election in the first place, having submitted a forged certificate to the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Impeachment: Senators Target Senate President

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Some Nigerian senators are presently fighting for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari after a six-week ultimatum was issued to the president to end insecurity ravaging the nation. Some days back several Senators had staged a walk-out from Plenary after what seemed like a deliberate avoidance by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan to discuss issues pertaining to Buhari's alleged incompetency in conquering the lingering battle with insecurity. Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Customs and Excise, Senator representing Osun East, Francis Fadahunsi has disclosed that there are moves to impeach Buhari adding to this confirmation he stated that if Ahmed attempts to block the proceedings he would be sacked.

2023: APC, PDP Names Festus Keyamo, Dino Melaye As Spokespersons

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The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed the Minister of State for Labour and Employment Festus Keyamo as its campaign spokesperson, while the main opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has named Senator Dino Melaye and Dr Daniel Bwala as spokespersons for the upcoming presidential campaign.

Atiku/Wike Feud: Parties Pledged To Settle Difference In One Week

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A lot has been said about the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and his erstwhile friend, the Governor of River state, Nyesom Wike over faceoff resulting from the presidential primaries that fronted Atiku on board. Until yesterday, the two bigwigs meet in Abuja face-to-face behind closed doors at Prof. Jerry Gana’s residence, another Board of Trustee member of the party who brokered the peace deal between the two where they promised to settle their differences in one week's time.

2023 Election: Tinubu Picks Shettima As Running Mate

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All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu has confirmed Senator Kashim Shettima as his running mate. According to NAN, the vice-presidential candidate will be unveiled to President Muhammadu Buhari, who is the leader of the party in his hometown in Daura, Katsina State on Sunday.

Just In: Malami Joins Kebbi Governorship Race

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The Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami has joined the Kebbi State Governorship race. Malami declared his intention on Thursday during an interactive session with All Progressive Congress (APC) stakeholders in Birnin Kebbi, the state capital. The minister said his declaration followed his acceptance of the call of the people of Kebbi to become their Governor. “Since you want me to contest the governorship position of the state, I hereby accept your demand since you want me to do so.

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