THE Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Osun, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, on Wednesday in Osogbo, the state capital declared that he was ready to resign his appointment with the umpire if the court found the electoral body culpable over the credibility of September 22, 2018, gubernatorial poll in the state and the rerun election held last Thursday, which was won by the standard bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Gboyega Isiaka Oyetola. He reaffirmed the neutrality and commitment of the commission in delivering a credible election for the people of Osun State.
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Popular gospel artiste, Nathaniel Bassey, widely known for his song “Onise Iyanu”, is a blessing to our generation today. His song is known to heal the broken-hearted, touch lives and give strength to the weak. Looking at the song, “Onise Iyanu”, Bassey described God as “a God of awesome wonders”, who also shows much mercies to his children. It follows that anyone who is need of a miracle in his life can call on God, and he will be answered. It also means that if anyone sins against God, He is faithful and just to forgive, because he shows so much mercy.
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ABUJA: The national secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC is practically on a security lockdown following a violent protest by youths protesting against the adoption of direct primaries for the APC senatorial ticket in the Federal Capital Territory FCT. APC National Secretariate in Abuja The protesting youths who said they are FCT natives said the use of direct primaries would mean that a non-FCT native could clinch the ruling party’s ticket for the sole senatorial seat in the territory. While they chased security operatives at
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The governor of Lagos state, Wednesday accepted defeat in the just concluded All Progressives Congress, APC, Primary held yesterday. In the spirit of democracy, the Lagos state governor congratulated his rival Babajide Sanwo-Olu and promised to back him in 2019 election. His speech: “Fellow Lagosians, the last few days have witnessed intense political activities that have gripped the attention of the nation and created palpable tension in the polity. “I strongly believe that the time has now come for the state to move forward in order that the gains of the last three and half years are not lost. “Dear Lagosians, APC is a great party and the
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With People still trying to get over the tanker explosion that hit Lagos in June, another one has occurred which has rattled an already fragile populace. Early this morning at about 5am, a petrol tanker spilled its content along the Lagos-Badagry road between Barracks and Onireke in Ojo Local Government area of Lagos While there were many burnt vehicles, there were no lives lost.
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TO ensure amicable resolution to the crisis currently rocking the Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) over who picks the governorship ticket in the state, President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday evening, met with the national leader of the party; Senator Bola Tinubu and the former interim national chairman, Chief Bisi Akande at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting, held behind closed doors, it was gathered was a last-minute effort to resolve the political impasse between Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and Tinubu. A jet was reportedly dispatched on Monday to pick up Tinubu and Akande for a meeting with the president in Abuja.
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Chief Ikechi Emenike was on Monday returned as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia state in the primary election which was held in all the 184 wards in the 17 local governments across the state. The chief returning officer, Professor Okezie Abarukwu, who announced the results at a media conference in Umuahia said that Emenike polled who polled 274,133 votes to defeat six other aspirants, including Chris, Akoma, Friday Nwosu, Martin Azubuike, Uche Ogah, Okey Emuchay and Paul ikonne.
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United Kingdom-trained Nigerian lawyer, Efe Ugboro has launched a start-up platform to help Nigerian businesses escape the frustrations of incorporation, operations, filing, and taxation. Ugboro, who has worked as a corporate lawyer in Nigeria and in the UK, before co-founding the digital platform, said she’s dedicating her career to ‘helping businesses grow’.
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