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Osun Election: Adeleke Respond To Oyetola Challenging His Victory

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

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: We Have No Preferred Candidates, Only Nigerians Will Determine Winners - INEC Chairman

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said the commission will be neutral in the 2023 general election as it has no preferred candidate or political party. Yakubu said this on Wednesday in Abuja at the 4th Abubakar Momoh memorial lecture on ‘Electoral Act 2022: Imperatives for Political Parties and the 2023 General Elections.

INEC RECs: President Buhari Seeks Senate Confirmation of 19 Nominees

President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking the Senate’s confirmation of 19 nominees as Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). President Buhari’s request was contained in a letter read by the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan during Tuesday’s plenary session which stated that he was renewing the appointment of 5 RECs while the remaining 14 are new appointments.

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

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.

Just In: Orubebe Now Officially Member Of APC

Former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godsday Orubebe has officially declared his membership for the All Progressive Congress (APC) in his ward; ward 3, Burutu Local Govt Area of Delta state. Orubebe, a former serving Minister during the Goodluck Jonathan administration became famous for throwing tantrums during the coalition of the 2015 general elections, calling the National INEC chairman names.

CVR: INEC Emphasizes On July 31 Deadline

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has emphasized that the deadline for the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise remains July 31, adding that those who register more than once would not obtain their Permanent Voters Card (PVC). This was made known during a news conference by the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), INEC FCT, Alhaji Yahaya Bello.

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