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Osun Poll: APC Rejects Verdict, Vows To Appeal

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun state, has rejected the verdict of Osun Election Petition Tribunal that declared Senator Nurudeen Ademola Adeleke of the People Democratic Party (PDP), winner of the September 22, 2018 Governorship election. This decision was contained in a statement signed by its Director of Publicity, Research and Strategy, Barrister Kunle Oyatomi in...

Just In: Tribunal Declares PDP’s Adeleke Winner Of 2018 Osun Gubernatorial Election

The Osun State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja has declared as winner Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the 2018 governorship election in the state, Ademola Adeleke. It held that the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Gboyega Oyetola, were not validly returned. The tribunal also declared the September 27, 2018, supplementary...

MAN Cautions FG Against VAT Increment

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) on Thursday said the proposed VAT rate increment was unfriendly to the manufacturing sector. The Director-General of the association, Segun Ajayi-Kadir, made the remarks in Lagos, in spite of the rebuttal from the Federal Inland Revenue Service on the issue. Ajayi-Kadir also said the proposed Value Added Tax (VAT) increment did...

INEC Insists No Certificates For Okorocha, Others

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday maintained its position that it would not issue Certificates of Return to anyone whose election result was declared by its staff under duress. The National Commissioner and Chairman of its Information and Voter Education Committee of INEC, Festus Okoye, said this during a press conference at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja.

Two Corps Members Killed In Bayelsa

The Police in Bayelsa has launched a manhunt for the killers of two National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in the state. Suspected cultists on Wednesday night attacked the residence of corps members along School Road in Yenagoa, killing two and injuring another critically. In a statement on Thursday the Command’s Spokesman, DSP Asinim...

Now The Netherlands: History Repeats Itself

By Arlene J. Schar and Dr. David Leffler Three days after the terrorist attack in New Zealand, another shooting has taken place in Netherlands, leaving three dead. While both the Netherlands and New Zealand are considered safe and peaceful nations, violence has still managed to find its way to them. In today's...

Suspended CJN Has Only Five Houses Not 55 – Witness

A witness called by the prosecution in the breach of Code of Conduct case filed against the suspended Chief Justice of the Federation, Walter Onnoghen, on Thursday told the Code of Conduct Tribunal that the suspended CJN has only five houses as against the 55 listed against him in the charge sheet. The witness, a former director of the...

Group Cautions Against Selling Imo State Properties

The Imo People’s Action for Democracy (IPAD) has stated that their attention had been drawn to recent developments where Imo properties were hurriedly stolen in the guise of auctioning and other forms of illegal purchase. This allegation was contained in a press statement jointly by Aku Obidinma and Chibundu Uchegbu, Co-ordinator and Secretary of IPAD in Owerri, the Imo...

Supplementary Elections: IG Deploys 5 DIGs, 3 AIGs Others

The acting Inspector-General of Police (IG), Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has deployed five Deputy Inspectors-General of Police (DIGs) and three Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs) to further strengthen security during the supplementary elections on Saturday. Others deployed are 15 additional Commissioners of Police (CPs) to provide supervision, direction and support to the existing security already in place in states where the elections...

Tension In Osun As Tribunal Delivers Judgment On Poll

The camps of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have been hit by palpable tension, as the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal is set to deliver judgment on last year’s election in the state on Friday. Checks revealed that despite the widespread condemnation that greeted the conduct of the poll that eventually gave victory to the...