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Results of the governorship election in Ekiti on Saturday are already indicating that victory is knocking at the door of the ruling All Progressive Congress. Results already seen show that Biodun Oyebanji of the APC is leading with wide margin leading candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party Bisi Kolawole and that of the Social Democratic Party Engr Segun Oni. As at 6.55 p.m. on Saturday, results from no fewer than 2,084 units out of the 2,445 polling units across the 16 local government areas in the state had been uploaded on the portal: https://www.inecelectionresults.ng/ The breakdown of the uploaded results,…

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A deserted major road in Ekiti Saturday morningThe much awaited governorship election of Ekiti State, in the South-West of Nigeria is taking place today as voters go to the poll amidst tension across the state. For today’s election, 16 candidates registered with the Independent National Electoral Commission to contest in the election. Apart from the All Progressive Congress, the Peoples Democratic Party and the Social Democratic Party, other parties taking part in today’s election are Accord Party, African Action Congress, African Democratic Congress, Action Democratic Party, All Progressives Grand Alliance, Allied Peoples Movement, Action Peoples Party, Labour Party, New Nigeria…

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There have been outpouring of emotions as Nigerian journalists and human rights crusaders have been mourning one of their own Raheemat Momodu. Momodu died on Tuesday according to information available to the NPO Reports. Former Editor of the OPEC News, Angela Agoawike, wrote, “Dearest friend and sister, Hajia Raheemat Omoro Momodu, see you on Ressurection Day.” Veteran journalist, Joke Kujenya, hinted Momodu had slumped at an event.

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The lower chamber of the National Assembly on Tuesday expressed regrets and anger over the outcome of the recent primaries which have denied many members from returning. Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila while speaking said the members knew what would happen and reason for canvassing against the delegates system. He said many of members were shut out of the election not because their constituents did not want them but because of the malpractices that trailed the exercise.

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A Tweep identified as Ameerah Sufyan(MINDCOACH) has hinted the public on Tuesday after an alleged kidnapping incident involving three pregnant women and two children. In a series of tweets, Sufyan alleged that she and other 16 victims were abducted at gunpoint from different parts of Abuja by men in police uniforms and a van. The tweep, @ameerah_sufyan, noted that she had shared her location with her WhatsApp contacts, adding that her captors did not see her phone. Her tweet, “Please whoever has my WhatsApp number I sent a broadcast message of my location. “We were abducted at gunpoint by…

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Presidential Candidate of the All Progressive Congress Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has described President Muhammadu Buhari as a dependable leader and a man of his words. The APC presidential candidate, and former governor of Lagos state stated this during his ‘thank you’ visit to the president at the Presidential Villa,Abuja on Thursday. Tinubu was accompanied by the Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his Nephew, Mr Wale Tinubu. Speaking to the media after the meeting, Asiwaju Tinubu vowed to sustain Buhari’s legacies when he wins the election and is sworn in as his successor. He commended the President for…

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One of the aspirants for the All Progressive Congress’ ticket Nicholas Felix has stepped down for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Nicholas while addressing delegates at the convention on said Nigerians to consider the future of the country.

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Many aspirants have started stepping down for former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. Senator Godswill Akpabio, Governor Kayode Fayemi and Senator Ibikunle Amosun have all stepped down for Tinubu. After the decision by Fayemi, Amosun and Akpabio, other aspirants who had had their floor like former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, Senator Ajayi Borofice came back to pledge their support for Tinubu. The only woman aspirant, Mrs. Uju Ohanenye also withdrew However, while speaking, another aspirant, Chief Ogbonaya Onu, said the presidential ticket should have gone to the South-East part of the country. He said…

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Daughter of a couple killed in the Sunday attack in a church in Owo, Ondo state has vowed to hate Nigeria. Laide Ajanaku, who went to her twitter page to make her vow is daughter of Mrs. And Mrs Ajanaku who were among victims of the mass killing during service at the St’ Francis Catholic Church Owo on Sunday. Mr. Ajanaku was said to have been Principal of Imade College Owo. Images of the couple seen already confirm them to be leaders of the church. Their daughter vowed, “ The audacity of Nigeria to take my parents from me. I…

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