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Supreme Court Sacks Rep Member Over Defection

The Supreme Court, on Friday, ordered a member of the House of Representatives representing Akure South/North Federal Constituency of Ondo State, Ifedayo Abegunde, to vacate his seat at the lower chamber of the National Assembly due to his defection from the Labour Party (LP), which sponsored his election to the House of Representatives. Abegunde defected from the LP to the ... Read More »

Era of winning elections by hook or crook is over – Prof. Jega

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega says the era of politicians winning elections by hook or crook is over. Professor Jega stated this while addressing all Benue governorship candidates in Makurdi the Benue state capital today April 9th. Professor restated the commissions commitment to conduct a free and fair election come Saturday April 11th. Read More »

PDP Workers On Strike Over Non-Payment Of Three Months Salaries

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) workers at the party’s national secretariat, Abuja, have gone on strike following the non-payment of their salaries which they said are for three months. Our Correspondent gathered that the workers, who are mostly youths working as cleaners and messengers, commenced the strike on Tuesday, after all other means to get their pay failed to yield positive ... Read More »

Fashola meets commercial drivers over Ambode

Lagos State governor, Babatunde Fashola, in a last minute attempt to shore up support for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Akinwumi Ambode, has met with members of the state chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW). This came as the chairman of the state NURTW, Alhaji Tajudeen Agbede, directed commercial ... Read More »

#NigeriaDecides: Buhari Wins Lagos By Over 100,000 Votes In Keenly Contested Race Against President Jonathan

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday was announced as winner of the presidential election in Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria. To emerge winner, Buhari defeated the incumbent and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, in a keenly contested race, where he polled 793,460 as against the president’s 632,338. Out of ... Read More »

Say What: Woman stabs husband to death over Buhari, Jonathan argument

We have reported about a man who is likely to leave his wife for voting Goodluck Jonathan in the presidential election but we never saw a murder coming out of this election. Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 26-year-old pregnant woman for allegedly stabbing her husband to death during a quarrel over who would emerge winner between the Peoples ... Read More »