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Great tsunami awaits APC come 2023 election – PDP
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Great tsunami awaits APC come 2023 election – PDP

The People’s Democratic Party PDP says there would be a great tsunami in the ruling party All Progressives Congress, APC, before the 2023 General election in the country. Jigawa State Chairman of the PDP, Babandi Ibrahim Gumel stated this at the weekly media engagement forum of the correspondents chapel in Dutse, the state capital. He said looking at the condition the All Progressive Congress (APC) put its citizens through it would be difficult for Nigerians to accept the party. The chairman said Nigerians have in totality lost confidence and are ready to vote the party out coming 2023. “APC had used all sort of lies and promises for Jigawa State people and the country at large in order to accept them in 2015 and today the people appeared disappointed after given them the manda...
EFCC: Fani-Kayode insists no regrets after joining APC
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EFCC: Fani-Kayode insists no regrets after joining APC

Femi Fani-Kayode has described himself as a proud member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, insisting that he has no regrets making the move. Fani-Kayode had few months ago dumped the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, and made what appeared a shocking move to the APC, a Party he had criticised in all its existence. Fani-Kayode was one of the public figures who took it upon themselves to criticise every move of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration and the APC. After he decamped to the ruling party, the anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, allegedly arrested him and it came with a heavy mock by Nigerians with some people, calling him a betrayer. Many Nigerians attacked the former minister, predicting that he would end ...
Travis Scott ‘partied at Dave and Busters with Drake’ after 8 people died in a stampede at his Astroworld Festival
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Travis Scott ‘partied at Dave and Busters with Drake’ after 8 people died in a stampede at his Astroworld Festival

Travis Scott reportedly went to a post-show party at a Houston sports bar hosted by Drake after eight people died in a stampede at his Astroworld Festival. The rapper, 30, was spotted arriving to meet up with Drake, 35, at Dave and Busters sports bar in Houston and was not aware of the scope of the tragedy, a source claimed. 'Travis didn't know the severity of the situation when he arrived at the party,' a source told TMZ. 'As far as timing, this remains consistent with the fact that no one including the police had publicly confirmed the gravity of the events that had taken place.' But a 'mass casualty event' had been declared by the fire department 30 minutes before he finished his set. Scott and Drake are being sued for 'inciting mayhem' at the concert which left more th...
We can’t conduct another APC congress in Oyo – Lawan
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We can’t conduct another APC congress in Oyo – Lawan

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) state congress committee in Oyo State, Alhaji Gambo Lawan, has declared that the party will not conduct another congress in the state. Lawan made this disclosure while speaking with journalists on Tuesday. He was reacting to claim by some members of the party, that the party would conduct another congress in the state. DAILY POST recalls that the party had on Saturday held its state congress at Obafemi Awolowo Stadium in Oke Ado area of Ibadan. Our correspondent gathered that a former Commissioner for Lands and Housing, Ajiboye Omodewu emerged as chairman of the party during the congress. Omodewu who had promised to work with other members of the party to reclaim the state emerged alongside other executive members of the party....
APC member tells court to nullify Andy Uba’s nomination as party candidate for Anambra Guber
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APC member tells court to nullify Andy Uba’s nomination as party candidate for Anambra Guber

Ahead of the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State, a Federal High Court in Abuja has been asked to nullify the primary election of the All Progressives Congress, APC, which produced Senator Emmanuel Andy Uba as its governorship candidate. A governorship aspirant of the APC in Anambra,Chief George Moghalu in a suit on Monday alleged that the Electoral Act and APC guidelines were brazenly raped in a purportedly primary claimed to have been conducted in June this year. In the suit instituted on his behalf by Chief Chris Uche, SAN, the plaintiff who claimed to have bought a nomination form for a whopping N23M asserted that no primary election known to law was conducted by the party. The governorship aspirant tendered the report of the Independent National Electoral Commis...
Former house speaker emerges Kwara PDP chairman
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Former house speaker emerges Kwara PDP chairman

A former Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Babatunde Mohammed, on Saturday emerged the new Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state. DAILY POST reports that Mohammed emerged through affirmation process witnessed by former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, and other chieftains of the party at the Atlantic Event Centre in Ilorin, the state capital. Representatives of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and officials of the party from Abuja national headquarters led by Hon John Akwarashi, witnessed the exercise which was handled by Dr Tunde Ajeigbe. Other executive members of the state council include, Mohammed Gunu Umar, Deputy-Chairman; and Razaq Lawal, Secretary. Others are Comrade Bisi Faka...
Sylva’s men win key positions as APC conducts state congress in Bayelsa
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Sylva’s men win key positions as APC conducts state congress in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has conducted a peaceful state congress to elect its 36 State Executive Committee (SEC), members, with Barr. Dennis Otiotio emerging state Chairman of the party. Barr. Otiotio was elected alongside 35 others at the Congress on Saturday at the party Secretariat in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital. DAILY POST gathered that other key positions such as the deputy Chairman, state Secretary, Youth Leader, Publicity among others were all filled by core loyalists of the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva. But the faction of the party led by former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, boycotted the exercise,...
We must apologise to Nigerians – Gov Ikpeazu admits Nigerian leaders’ failure
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We must apologise to Nigerians – Gov Ikpeazu admits Nigerian leaders’ failure

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has admitted that Nigerian leaders have failed in giving the masses dividends of democracy, hence, the need to apologize to them. Governor Ikpeazu, speaking with Vanguard in Abuja on Sunday, said they have failed to make Nigerians “feel a sense of belonging”. During the interview, the governor also revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor in 2023 must have the willingness to visit all the 109 senatorial districts across the country at least three times a year. He stressed that Nigeria’s next president must possess the quality of transparency, stating that the winner of the forthcoming 2023 presidential election must be able to explain his/her abilities and inabilities. He said: “The president we need in 2023 is one that is capab...
APC can’t give Igbo’s presidency, not set to manage Nigeria properly – Abaribe
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APC can’t give Igbo’s presidency, not set to manage Nigeria properly – Abaribe

The Senate Minority Leader, Eyinnaya Abaribe, has insisted that the All Progressives Congress, APC, would not allow the Southeast to produce its 2023 presidential candidate. Abaribe said only his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, can produce an Igbo President in 2023. In an interview on Channels Television, the PDP chieftain said the APC was not set up to manage Nigeria properly. Commenting on the possibility of an Igbo President in 2023, Abaribe said, “The man who the shoe pinches know where it hurts. The Igbos are the people in Nigeria who make conscious efforts of setting anywhere else without hurting their host. “At any point, you have never heard that they kill and maim their host so they know how to aggregate everybody’s feelings, their customs, their laws, their ...
Police in Delta kill man Celebrating his 29th Birthday in a hotel
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Police in Delta kill man Celebrating his 29th Birthday in a hotel

A police officer in Delta state allegedly killed a yet-to-be-identified young man celebrating his 29th birthday with his friends and relatives in Obinomba community, Ukwuani Local Government Area of the state on Friday, September 24. According to reports, a team of police officers attached to Obiaruku divisional headquarters had stormed the venue apparently in search of fleeing cultists who earlier murdered a youth in Obiaruku. On sighting the security agents, the celebrant stepped out to explain to them that it was his party and that those with him were his wellwishers. “It was like the police came to raid the bar where he was having his birthday. The boy came out to tell the police that he was having his birthday, that they were not fighting, and that the people were there to cel...
Only Buni knows why Fani-Kayode was allowed into APC – El-Rufai
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Only Buni knows why Fani-Kayode was allowed into APC – El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has stated his position on the defection of former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode to the All Progressives Congress, APC. El-Rufai said only APC leaders who brought Fani-Kayode back into the party could explain why they allowed him. He stated his position while responding to journalists who asked for his response on Fani-Kayode’s defection at the APC National Secretariat in Abuja on Tuesday. According to El-Rufai: “I don’t comment on the decisions and actions of the leaders of the party. They have the job of running the party and they have to make the judgment on who to bring into the party. “And you know politics is a game of addition. So you want to add and add. And they have taken that decision. But I don’t comment on that because ...
2023: APC plotting to deceive, embarrass Jonathan with Presidential ticket – Adeyanju alleges
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2023: APC plotting to deceive, embarrass Jonathan with Presidential ticket – Adeyanju alleges

Activist, Deji Adeyanju has revealed how the All Progressives Congress party, APC, plans to embarrass former President Goodluck Jonathan in 2023. Adeyanju claimed that the APC is planning to deceive Jonathan with its presidential ticket and then embarrass him. In a series of tweets, the rights activist disclosed that APC has planned not to give Jonathan its presidential ticket after tricking him into joining them. Adeyanju urged the former president to quit partisan politics and remain a democrat for the sake of his image. “I have been reliably informed that they are plotting to embarrass Goodluck Jonathan by deceiving him to join APC. “They will never give him the presidential ticket. It’s a good strategy I must admit to sell APC by tricking GEJ to join the party. “GEJ s...
#BBNaija: Cross kneels down to beg Angel and to inquire why she’s angry with him
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#BBNaija: Cross kneels down to beg Angel and to inquire why she’s angry with him

Cross who seemed to be off during last night's house party, was spotted kneeling down to beg his closest female housemate, Angel, after the party ended. While Angel seemed not to care about him begging or kneeling down, Cross continously asked what he did wrong. However after Angel repeatedly told him there's nothing wrong and also stopped responding to him, he eventually stood up and left the room. Watch the video below..............
BBNaija: What happened between Queen, WhiteMoney after Saturday party
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BBNaija: What happened between Queen, WhiteMoney after Saturday party

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, housemates, WhiteMoney and Queen seem to be getting closer to each other more than friends. The ‘Shine Ya Eye’ housemates on Saturday night were seen dancing together almost all through the night at the party arena. It didn’t end there as they went to the garden after the party and had a passionate kiss. Queen sitting on WhiteMoney’s legs kissed him passionately. Recall that Queen had confronted WhiteMoney over his closeness with Jackie B. According to her, WhiteMoney’s closeness with Jackie B will affect their relationship and she was not comfortable with it. It is not certain if WhiteMoney is moving closer to Queen because Jackie B is out of the house or he has finally decided to explore a relationship with Queen. Meanwhile...
2023: No automatic ticket for new decampees – APC
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2023: No automatic ticket for new decampees – APC

Ahead of the 2023 presidential elections, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said there will be no automatic ticket to anyone who defects to the party. APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) Secretary, Senator John James Akpanudoedehe, in a statement released on Friday, September 17, said defection into the party by any person does not confer the status of an automatic candidate of the party on such individual. Akpanudoedehe, who was reacting to a misrepresentation of his views on the waiver granted new entrants and defectors by the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) at its December 8, 2020 meeting in a television programme, said all party members, irrespective of the status of the person, must go through the party’s nomination process...
BBNaija: Emmanuel tried to kiss me – Saskay reveals
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BBNaija: Emmanuel tried to kiss me – Saskay reveals

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 housemate, Saskay, has revealed that Emmanuel asked her for a kiss. Saskay made this known while discussing with Cross and Angel on Thursday after Emmanuel and Liquorose received rewards from Biggie. She told Angel that Emmanuel demanded to kiss her during the last Saturday might party. Recall that Biggie had instructed Liquorose to pick a fight and avoid Emmanuel on her secret task. Liquorose and Emmanuel were awarded 250 Abeg Naira and 200 BB tokens each, as Liquorose successfully carried out her secret task. Liquorose and Emmanuel were also rewarded with an exclusive two-hour dinner date in the Executive lounge. Discussing the wins, Angel noted that despite Liquorose’s prank, she still believes that Emmanuel is a flirt and not ge...
2023: Why APC may not zone presidency to Southwest – Senator Bulkachuwa
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2023: Why APC may not zone presidency to Southwest – Senator Bulkachuwa

Senator representing Bauchi North Senatorial District, Adamu Muhammad Bulkachuwa, said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may not be committed to zoning presidency to the South West, Nigeria. He said getting a material that could win election is topmost to any serious political party anywhere in the world, hence, it isn’t about zoning, but about who has the capacity and acceptability to win presidential election. Senator Bulkachuwa, who is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, reacted in an interview with select journalists amid agitation and counter agitation on where the ruling APC should zone its presidency in 2023. The lawmaker said, APC would be economical with zoning of presidency until the political climate will determine it, saying: “That is the nature...
Enugu APC crisis: Former Speaker, ex-governor, 39 others expelled
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Enugu APC crisis: Former Speaker, ex-governor, 39 others expelled

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Enugu State has announced the expulsion of forty-one (41) members from the party. This is following their alleged violation of the provision of the party’s constitution. Those affected include a former Speaker of the Enugu State House of Assembly, Hon. Eugene Odo, former military governor, Group Capt. Joe Orji, a former Deputy Governorship candidate of the party in the State, Prince Chikwado Chukwunta, Gen. J.O.J Okoloagu, a former Reps member, Chukwuemeka Ujam and several others. Chairman of the APC Caretaker Committee in the State, Dr. Ben Nwoye announced this when he addressed journalists on Sunday. Nwoye said the members self-expelled themselves from the party by filing a suit in court without first exhausting the internal me...
PDP Convention: Adeyanju hails choice of Olujimi, Faseyi as committee members
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PDP Convention: Adeyanju hails choice of Olujimi, Faseyi as committee members

A Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Ekiti State, Bunmi Adeyanju has charged members of the newly constituted convention and zoning committees of the party to justify the confidence reposed in them by giving every member a level playing ground. Adeyanju stated this while reacting to the list of zoning and convention committees recently released by the party. Three of the leaders of PDP in Ekiti State, Senator Biodun Olujimi, Former Governor Ayodele Fayose and Senator Duro Faseyi made the committee list. Adeyanju expressed confidence in the calibre of people who made the list from Ekiti State, especially Senator Olujimi and Senator Duro Faseyi, saying they would perform excellently and make Ekiti and PDP proud after the assignment. The PDP leader explained that th...
Kaduna LG Polls: PDP won all councils but was rigged out – Lawal Adamu alleges
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Kaduna LG Polls: PDP won all councils but was rigged out – Lawal Adamu alleges

A Chieftain of People’s Democratic Party in Kaduna State, Lawal Adamu has alleged that the PDP won all the 23 local government areas of the state but was rigged out. The All Progressive Congress (APC) party won 17 Chairmanship positions in the 19 local government elections held in Kaduna on September 4, 2021. However, Lawal Adamu who was a PDP Kaduna Central Senatorial District candidate in 2019 said, winning eight out of 12 wards by his party was a pointer to what would play out in 2023. Adamu in a statement in Kaduna on Friday described the just concluded Local Government elections in Kaduna as two horses race between the state-controlled All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) He alleged that the APC controlled party in the state was...
Appeal Court imposes N10m fine on APGA Chieftains, Edozie Njoku, Chinedu Okoro over incompetent suit
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Appeal Court imposes N10m fine on APGA Chieftains, Edozie Njoku, Chinedu Okoro over incompetent suit

The legal tussle on the national Chairmanship of the All Progressive Grand Alliance APGA has taken a new twist with the Court of Appeal in Abuja imposing an N10 million fine on two chieftains of the party for filing incompetent suit in the matter. The two chieftains are Chief Edozie Njoku and Chief Chinedu Benedict Okoro who have approached the court with a request to review a judgment delivered by the Kano division of the Appellate Court. Justice Jummai Zankey in a ruling on the application held that the Court of Appeal in Abuja has no jurisdiction to review the final judgment of its Kano division.  
BREAKING: APC Splits Into Three Factions In Enugu
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BREAKING: APC Splits Into Three Factions In Enugu

It has been reported that the crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Enugu State took the turn for the worst on Saturday with the emergence of a third faction of the party. Few weeks back, there was little indication that the warring chieftains of the party had mended fences and were ready to work together. However, the peace pact crumbled during the ward congress of the party, leading to two parallel executives in most of the wards. DAILY POST reports that while the party was still contending with that, it has split further into three factions, an aftermath of the local government congress held today, Saturday. It was gathered that while one faction is loyal to the State Caretaker Committee chairman, Dr. Ben Nwoye, another group is with Senator Ken Nna...
Politics Ekiti 2022: PDP releases timetable, commences sale of forms september 13
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Politics Ekiti 2022: PDP releases timetable, commences sale of forms september 13

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has released its timetable and schedule of activities in early preparation for the June 18, 2022 Ekiti Governorship Election. In a statement on Thursday by Kola Ologbondiyan, National Publicity Secretary of PDP, said, besides the timetable, the National Working Committee (NWC) has approved the Sales of Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms from Monday, September 13 to Thursday, September 30, 2021.Ekiti State He said October 5, 2021 is the last date for the submission of forms. According to the statement, the NWC has also fixed the Screening of Aspirants for Monday, October 11, 2021. He added that appeals on the screening exercise are scheduled for Thursday, October 25, 2021. “Consequently, the PDP congresses to elect the 3-man Adhoc W...
I have not been removed as APC chairman – Buni insists
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I have not been removed as APC chairman – Buni insists

Chairman, APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, said the ruling of a High Court of Justice in Asaba, Delta state does not refer to him, but Delta State Chairman of the party. Buni, while reacting to the judgement on Thursday through his Spokesman, Mamman Mohammed noted the restriction of the forthcoming ward congress as imposed by the court is limited to Delta State and does not affect other states. He said Mr. Elvis Ayomanor and seven others on 19th August instituted a case against the APC and its leadership in a High Court of Justice, Asaba, Delta state, challenging the outcome of the party’s ward Congress of 31st July, 2021. “The seven applicants prayed the court to among other things issue and service the originati...
Man Cries Out After He Was Served This Strange Animal at A Chinese Birthday Party
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Man Cries Out After He Was Served This Strange Animal at A Chinese Birthday Party

A Nigerian man has been left red-faced after being served a strange animal at a Chinese birthday party. The man identified as self-acclaimed Human rights activist, identified as Chimelum Ajanma took to his Facebook to lament. According to Chimelum who expressed shock after he was served a plate of rice garnished with a lump of alligator-like lizard meat, disclosed how he requsted for a takeaway plate, disposing of the meal immediately he got home as he was too scared to eat the food. He added that they told him the meat was highly rich in protein, urging that he tried it. Sharing the photos he wrote; So I was invited by a Chinese bachelor friend to honour his 30ths birthday house party. I stormed the venue in grand style, we danced, drank, then prayers were made for the ce...
2023: PDP accuses APC of using EFCC to hound opposition, dissenting voices
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2023: PDP accuses APC of using EFCC to hound opposition, dissenting voices

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday, accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration of using security agencies, particularly the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to hound and harass PDP leaders in a renewed move to cow and weaken opposition formation ahead of the 2023 general elections. In a statement on Saturday by Kola Ologbondiyan, the National Publicity Secretary of the party, no amount of intimidation, harassment and use of anti-graft agencies can cow or make the PDP surrender or abdicate the mandate already given to it by Nigerians come 2023. The PDP said the APC is aware that it has been rejected by Nigerians having failed woefully and that there is no way it can win elections under any condition. He said...
Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott Expecting Second child, Source Confirms
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Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott Expecting Second child, Source Confirms

Kylie Jenner Kylie Jenner is expecting her second child with Travis Scott. A source with direct knowledge told TMZ that Kylie is still in the "very early stages" of her pregnancy and does not yet know the sex of the baby. This comes after Kylie's father, Caitlyn Jenner, revealed she's expecting another grandchild. Speculations that Kylie is pregnant reached new heights on her birthday when she and her friends did not post any photo from the party, except photos of their foods and drinks. Kylie's made it clear in recent years she didn't want Stormi to be an only child, saying she felt pressure to have another child in 2020 but wasn't ready for it just yet.
2023: OBJ, PDP leaders in closed door meeting
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2023: OBJ, PDP leaders in closed door meeting

As the 2023 presidential election draws nearer, former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday, August 19, had a closed door meeting with the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, and other leaders of the party in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The PDP chairman and the other leaders of the party arrived at the penthouse of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta at about few minutes past noon. The visit comes after some leaders of the party called for the removal of Secondus as chairman. Obasanjo who was a founding member of the PDP, denounced his membership of the party in February 2015.
Crisis Persists As Court Throws Soludo Out Declares Umeoji APGA Governorship Candidate
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Crisis Persists As Court Throws Soludo Out Declares Umeoji APGA Governorship Candidate

The High Court sitting in Owerri, on Thursday ruled in favour of Chukwuma Umeoji as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in Anambra State. The court also directed the Independent National Electoral Commission to recongize the Owerri Convention that produced Jude Okeke as the Chairman of the party. The court struck out the suit filed by Victor Oye asking it to stop the electoral body from recognizing and publishing the name of Umeoji as the candidate of the party in the forthcoming election. The court granted Victor the grace to appeal the earlier judgement but refused to grant the order for stay of execution. The court also went ahead to reaffirm its earlier judgment. INEC has been ordered to continue to recognize Umeoji as the candidate of the par...
BBNaija: I’m Not In A Relationship With You, Stop Caging Me – Boma Tells Queen
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BBNaija: I’m Not In A Relationship With You, Stop Caging Me – Boma Tells Queen

Boma, a Big Brother Naija, BBNaija Season 6 housemate has warned Queen to stop caging him. Boma issued the warning to Queen after the Saturday night party. He lamented that Queen kept taking him away from every other girl he wanted to dance with at the party, which is not cool. According to him, he is not in a relationship with her so she should stop trying to cage him. “I have to tell you now don’t pull me off from other girls when I’m dancing we are not in a relationship “I don’t want people to think I’m dating you, it is not cool stop caging me,” Boma told Queen. Meanwhile, at least one housemate will be evicted this Sunday from the ‘Shine Ya Eye’ season. Arin, Saskay, Princess, Nini and Tega are up for possible eviction today.
Adamawa APC Chairman Caught on tape Wishing Buhari Dead
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Adamawa APC Chairman Caught on tape Wishing Buhari Dead

The Adamawa State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended the Yola South Local Government Caretaker Chairman of the party, Alhaji Suleiman Adamu, for allegedly attacking President Muhammadu Buhari on social media. A press release issued by the Publicity Secretary of the party in the state, Mohammed Abdullahi, states that the APC was disturbed by the audio. In the audio, Adamu allegedly wished that Buhari was killed by coronavirus. Adamu allegedly spoke at a reconciliation meeting chaired by former Adamawa state governor, Jibrilla Bindow. The APC statement, signed by the state Caretaker Publicity Secretary, Hon Mohammed Abdullahi, said the party had noted the audio clip, following which it called an emergency state working committee (SWC) meeting where the cli...
Jealous Student Jailed for More than 11-years for running over his girlfriend, 18, at a party
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Jealous Student Jailed for More than 11-years for running over his girlfriend, 18, at a party

A jealous student who ran over his girlfriend at a party and left her with life-changing injuries after accusing her of cheating because she had messages from another man, has been jailed. Lakshmam Samarakoon has been jailed for more than 11 years after he flew into a rage and mowed down his partner in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, with his parents’ car. Victim Dina Sapra, who was 18 at the time, was left with multiple broken bones in her left leg and injured so severely doctors considered amputating the limb. Sapra, who was very bright in school, had to put her academic life on hold. She was also good at swimming, playing netball, and tennis, but won't be able to compete in the sports again. The Aylesbury Crown Court was told that the 20-year-old defendant had a pattern of co...
Atiku Denies Having A Hand In Plot To Remove Secondus As PDP Chairman
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Atiku Denies Having A Hand In Plot To Remove Secondus As PDP Chairman

Presidential Candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has debunked claims of plotting to remove the National Chairman of the Party, Prince Uche Secondus. Atiku described the claims associating him to the plot as “beer parlour talk” and mischief, in a statement on Wednesday by his Media Adviser, Paul Ibeh. He said that he had already triggered a reconciliation process with party stakeholder and that he even visited Port Harcourt and Delta for the purpose of strengthening the party and cannot all of a sudden make a u-turn and get involved in processes that are alien to the constitution of the PDP “Atiku is an individual, yes a major stakeholder in the party, and he has taken steps to bring everybody together to see how these issues can be peacefully ...
Messi Parties with Luis Suarez
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Messi Parties with Luis Suarez

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi has shared a picture of himself sipping cocktails with his former teammate, Luis Suarez, after it was reported that he is ‘banned’ from the club’s training. Messi has been a free agent after his contract with Barcelona expired on July 1 but is expected to sign a fresh one deal before the start of the La Liga season. There are reports that the Argentina international was prepared to take a 50 percent pay cut and sign a new five-year deal with the Spanish giants. However, with less than two weeks to the start of the new season, the 6-time Ballon d’Or winner’s future is still in doubt but Messi seems particularly unfazed by the whole affair. Fresh from winning the Copa America with Argentina, his first major international trophy, the 34-year-old...
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Lagos PDP Secretary, Muiz Shodipe, Is Dead

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lost its secretary in Lagos state, Muiz Shodipe. The sad news was confirmed by the Spokesman for the party in Lagos, Taofik Gani. According to him, Mr Shodipe died in the early hours of Wednesday. He noted that the sudden loss of Mr Shodipe to the cold hands of death was one death too much for the party, as it might slow down the re-engineering of the party in the state. Mr Gani said: “The party fears that the death of the dogged Secretary at this time is a big blow which may slow the re-engineering of the Party in the state. “It, however, submits to the will of God just as it prays for the soul of the departed to enjoy the bosom of the Lord.” He prayed for the family to have the fortitude to bear the monumental loss. The spokesma...
Kim Kardashian attends Kanye West’s  album event with their kids & sister Khloe to support him Despite Divorce
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Kim Kardashian attends Kanye West’s  album event with their kids & sister Khloe to support him Despite Divorce

Reality TV star, Kim Kardashian West attended Kanye West’s album release party on Thursday night, July 22 in a show of support despite their ongoing divorce proceedings. Kim took all her kids -  North, 8, Saint, 5, Chicago, 3, and Psalm, 2, and her sister Khloe to the star-studded event at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium to celebrate Kanye's highly-anticipated 10th studio album. - DONDA, named after his late mum. Billionaire rapper, Kanye, wore a nude fabric mask that covered his entire head while his kids North and Saint West appeared to enjoy the listening party with their mom Kim. Footage from a fan at the event showed Kim, 40, rocking a skintight head-to-toe red body suit while Kanye could be seen standing alone in the middle of the venue surrounded by fi...
“200 cows for burial is a bit over the top” Talent manager, Kara laments the effects Obi Cubana’s lavish burial for his mother would have on the psych of young men
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“200 cows for burial is a bit over the top” Talent manager, Kara laments the effects Obi Cubana’s lavish burial for his mother would have on the psych of young men

Talent manager, Kara, has questioned the rationale behind having over 200 cows for a party or burial. This comes after videos went viral of over 200 cows available for businessman, Obi Cubana's mother's funeral. Some of the cows were gifts from friends. As at last count, the businessman, whose real name is Obinna Iyiegbu, already has 346 cows, 72 goats and 20 rams available for his mother's burial ceremony. Kara lamented how this "hush puppy type of display" would affect the mentality of young men. She said she hopes it won't push them to keep up via crime.
Actor Emeka Amakeze berates colleagues complaining about people not being celebrated when they are alive
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Actor Emeka Amakeze berates colleagues complaining about people not being celebrated when they are alive

Actor Emeka Amakeze has berated his colleagues for complaining about people not being celebrated when they are alive. The actor in an Instagram post he shared, said his colleagues behind such complaints comment on and like only the posts of celebrities, have never posted or reposted videos of upcoming artistes but only vibe or party with celebrities and also don't post pictures they took with people the world has not started celebrating. Emeka concluded by stating that he is allergic to such hypocrisy. He wrote; You comment on and like only the posts of celebrities. You have never posted or reposted videos of upcoming artistes but only vibe or party with celebrities. You don't post pictures you took with people the world has not started celebrating. Your DM is filled with unread...
Regina Daniels shares photos from her son’s lavish 1st birthday
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Regina Daniels shares photos from her son’s lavish 1st birthday

Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels and her husband, Ned Nwoko threw a lavish party for their son, Munir, who clocked one-year-old on Tuesday, June 29. Proud mom, Regina, took to Instagram to share photos from the event which was attended by their celebrities friends, and family. In the post, the actress expressed her gratitude to those who came to celebrate with them. She wrote: "First of all, I am LOVED and now I know that  29/June has to be one of my best days on earth…. A hearty and loving ‘Thank You’ to everyone that made it even more special. The party may be over, but I still play the events over and over in my head. I had such a great time. Thank you for making time for me & my baby moon on his special day….Thank you for sharing in one of the best days of our ...
Nigerian Idol: Comfort exit stirs reactions, as Akunna, Emmanuel, Kingdom emerge top 3
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Nigerian Idol: Comfort exit stirs reactions, as Akunna, Emmanuel, Kingdom emerge top 3

Comfort Alalade, 18-year-old singer has been evicted from the Nigerian Idol season 6 show. Comfort, who was among the top four Nigerian Idol finalists had to leave the show after she secured the lowest number of votes, leaving 3 other constants to battle for the prize. Her exit has left three contestants, Emmanuel, Akunna and Kingdom to fight for the prize. Comfort was expected to have exited the competition during the theatre week stage following series of errors but she improved her vocals with time. However, her exit didn’t come as a surprise to some fans who said her votes till this week were based on pity party. Here are some reactions by Nigerians to Comfort’s exit; @fragilecoeur “ Comfort is out, What God cannot do does not exist.” @JoeyAkan “ Comfort rode for s...
Soludo emerges APGA governorship candidate in Anambra
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Soludo emerges APGA governorship candidate in Anambra

Former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof Chukwuma Soludo, has been declared winner of the governorship primary election organized by the Chief Victor Oye-led faction of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) held yesterday Wednesday, June 23. Soludo scored a total of 740 votes to defeat his closest rival, Hon Okwudili Ezenwankwo, representing Orumba North and South Federal constituency, who scored only 41 votes. The results were announced by National Vice Chairman of the party in the Southwest, Deacon Samson Olalere. 812 delegates were accredited by the party from the 326 wards in the 21 local government areas. The state governor, Willie Obiano, attended the primary. This development comes hours after he was suspended by the Jude Okeke-led faction of th...
Anambra governorship election: APGA suspends Soludo, three others
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Anambra governorship election: APGA suspends Soludo, three others

The Jude Okeke-led National Working Committee (NWC) of APGA has suspended a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and governorship aspirant, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo from the party for anti-party activities.   The decision was taken at the NWC meeting of the party which held on Tuesday night, June 22.   Speaking to newsmen in Abuja today, June 23, the acting national publicity secretary of the Jude Okeke-faction of the party, Ikechukwu Chukwunyere, said the party resolved to suspend Prof. Soludo and three other members due to their unrelenting effort at ensuring that the party is not united to focus on winning the governorship election, anti-party activities, administration of oath on party officials, bribery of party officials, sabotage, promotion of division, ...
Actress, Anita Joseph, shares raunchy video of her husband, MC Fish, grabbing her b*tt she they celebrate 4 years of knowing eachother
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Actress, Anita Joseph, shares raunchy video of her husband, MC Fish, grabbing her b*tt she they celebrate 4 years of knowing eachother

Actress, Anita Joseph, and her husband, Olagunju aka MC Fish, celebrated four years of knowing each other on Tuesday, June 8. Anita in celebration, shared a post on her Instagram page thanking God that she didn't listen to those who said their relationship wouldn't work. To further celebrate the day, Anita shared a video of her husband aggressively grabbing her butt as they danced at a party. Watch the video below...
Nigerian couple celebrates their twins who they welcomed after 17 years of waiting
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Nigerian couple celebrates their twins who they welcomed after 17 years of waiting

A Nigerian woman, Chinwe Ezennia Ogbeide, gave birth to twin girls 17 years after her first child.     The twins, Emmanuella and Daniella recently celebrated their first birthday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.   A photographer, who shared photos from the birthday party on Wednesday, June 2, said the couple's first child is a university student.   Chinwe with her first child in 2014   "The story of this family is so unique. She had to wait for 17 years before having them. Her first child is already in the university. She carried the pregnancy for more than three years.... Though it was more of a crying party as I couldn't get the pictures I wanted, yet their story is worth sharing. Congratulations mummy Chinwe Ezennia Ogbeide" th...
Kim Kardashian Parties with Billionaire Bachelor Jamie Reuben at his Birthday bash
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Kim Kardashian Parties with Billionaire Bachelor Jamie Reuben at his Birthday bash

Kim Kardashian looked stunning as she stepped out for the party of London billionaire, Jamie Reuben in Beverly Hills this week. The newly single reality star, 40, who filed for divorce from Kanye West in February after nearly seven years of marriage, rocked a tiny crop top with a slashed skirt and was joined by her pal Fai Khadra to the party at Reuben's home. Jamie, who is friends with the likes of Princess Beatrice and Scooter Braun, stands to inherit a $26 billion fortune. The handsome billionaire was dubbed 'one of London's most mysterious bachelors' by Tatler magazine. Jamie in his 30s and single. He is the son of Mumbai-born property magnate Simon, one half of the wealthy Reuben brothers. His father Simon and his uncle David built their fortune by buying up la...
Call to secession would lead to unnecessary loss of lives – Rev. Thompson
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Call to secession would lead to unnecessary loss of lives – Rev. Thompson

A Christian clergy and security expert, Rev. Ladi Thompson, has stated that the situation that Nigeria has found herself wasn’t natural but a plot that had been devised by the British colonialist from the beginning. Speaking on a radio current affairs programme in Osogbo Friday, the cleric disclosed that with all the statistics on ground, the current state of insecurity in the country and the agitations for secession when achieved will cause a catastrophic defeat for each party. He noted that the only means of avoiding this defeat is for all the people of different nationalities to stay together and strong. He hinted that the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo, former premier of Western Nigeria had instructed the South West to collaborate with the South East in order to move Nig...
Why Liverpool need a Bruno Fernandes-style signing this summer
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Why Liverpool need a Bruno Fernandes-style signing this summer

The Reds have seen their Premier League dominance evaporate this season but one quality player could change everything for Jurgen Klopp's team The party felt as if it could go on forever. There was Mo Salah, shirtless in front of the Kop. There was Alisson Becker, sprinting 90 yards to join in the fun. There was Jurgen Klopp, beaming smile, fists pumping. Happy, relieved, conducting the orchestra.
We want to beat Bayern for our own objectives’ – Borussia Monchengladbach’s Bensebaini
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We want to beat Bayern for our own objectives’ – Borussia Monchengladbach’s Bensebaini

The Foals are aiming to boost their chances of qualifying for the Europa League when they travel to the Allianz Arena on Saturday Borussia Monchengladbach defender Ramy Bensebaini said they are focused on getting a good result against Bayern Munich and not to stop their Bundesliga title party. With Champions League football written off for next season, Marco Rose's side currently occupy the seventh spot in the German top-flight standings and they are a point behind the Europa League qualifying spot. Victory over Bayern Munich would boost their qualification chances and also delay the Bavarians’ ninth successive Bundesliga crown.
Singer, Simi Shares Photos and Videos from her Pool Party
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Singer, Simi Shares Photos and Videos from her Pool Party

Simi turned 33 on April 19 and she celebrated by hosting friends to a pool party. The Nigerian singer's party was an intimate one with only a few close friends, her husband, and their daughter. There was an inflatable castle with "Simi's Castle" written on it at the venue of the party. There was also a mock fight between Simi and her friends on the bouncy castle and a water gun fight in the pool. The singer said she had the time of her life at her birthday party yesterday. Swipe for videos.

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