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President Mugabe Sacks Vice president From Office

Zimbabwe’s Vice-President, Emmerson Mnangagwa has been removed from office. Information Minister, Simon Khaya Moyo disclosed this in a statement on Monday. According to him, 75-year-old Mnangagwa has “traits of disloyalty” to blame for his sack. According to BBC, President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace intends to follow in her husband’s footsteps …

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How Jonathan’s Govt, PDP Tried To Manipulate 2015 Elections – Jega

Attahiru Jega, former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has disclosed that the immediate past government of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan attempted to interfere with the 2015 elections. Jega claimed that Jonathan’s government tried to “interfere with the decision of INEC to use electronic card readers”. In an interview …

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No Plan To Run For President In 2019 – Osinbajo

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday he had not given any thought on contesting the country’s next presidential election in 2019 and had no timeline for when he may make such a decision. Mr Osinbajo said this while responding to questions at the FT Africa conference in London …

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PDP Suspends Ifeanyi Ubah, Issues Query To Kashamu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended Dr Ifeanyi Ubah for his disparaging statement against the party’s leadership and the panel that conducted the Anambra state governorship primary in which he was an aspirants. In a statement released on Thursday evening, PDP said Ubah, the chairman of Capital Oil and …

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Buhari Has Fulfilled His Promise On Economic Recovery – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has lauded the federal government for the nation’s recent exit from economic recession as announced by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS. The party expressed this in a press statement on Wednesday signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Bolaji Abdullahi. “APC also commends the National …

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IPOB Will Sack Okorocha In 2019 – Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, said that the secessionist group will send the governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, back to Jos in 2019. Kanu who spoke in Owerri when he visited the state with hundreds of thousands of his supporters insisted that there would be no …

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Governor Fayose Begins 2019 Presidential Campaign

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, has inaugurated his presidential campaign. The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governors Forum had launched his presidential campaign on his Facebook page. Fayose had on several occasions declared that he would run for the Presidency in 2019. Just last week, the governor …

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Supreme Court Affirms Godwin Obaseki As Gov Of Edo State

The Supreme Court today Monday affirmed Godwin Obaseki as the governor of Edo State. The appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the last governorship poll in the state, Ize-Iyamu challenging the election of Obaseki for lacking in merit was dismissed by the court and the court …

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I’m Nigeria’s Next President, Fayose Declares

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, yesterday in Ado-Ekiti, declared himself as the next President of Nigeria, Punch reports. They report that, the governor boasted that he and his party have the attributes to wrest power from the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress in 2019. Fayose said he had the …

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Dokpesi, Others Float New Political Party

Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Raymond Dokpesi alongside a former Chairman of the Labour Party, Mr. Dan Nwanyawu, have floated a new party, Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) in Abuja today.

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Australia Swears In First Black African Senator

Australia’s first black African member of federal parliament was sworn in on Tuesday in Canberra. Lucy Gichuhi filled the South Australian seat in the Senate which was left vacant for over six months after the resignation of Bob Day from the Family First party. Gichuhi, 54, who has spoken openly …

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Edo Tribunal Upholds Election Of Governor Obaseki

An election petitions tribunal sitting in Benin, Edo State, has affirmed the victory of Godwin Obaseki as the winner of the gubernatorial elections held on September 28, 2016. The Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate in the election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, had challenged Mr. Obaseki’s election, alleging widespread irregularities. Mr. Obaseki, …

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Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo Swears In 50 deputy Ministers

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Wednesday swore in 50 Deputy Ministers of State, urging them to discharge their duties diligently. entral government under the presidency of Akufo-Addo. The Ghanaian leader had broken the records when he appointed in March 110 ministers Fifty six of them are full ministers, while 50 …

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Ghana’s President Defends Decision To Appoint 110 Ministers

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo yesterday defended his controversial decision to appoint a 110-minister Government, calling it a “necessary investment” in the small, west African country. The new Government nominated Wednesday — which includes dozens of lower-level and regional ministers — is a record for Ghana, and has sparked a storm …

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