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How the Nigeria Police Saved Anambra from Post-Election Mayhem

How the Nigeria Police Saved Anambra from Post-Election Mayhem

But for the refusal of top police officers dispatched to Anambra State to supervise security during the just-concluded governorship election, the incumbent governor would have been robbed of victory  Ahead of the November 18, 2017 governorship election in Anambra State won by a wide margin by the incumbent governor, Willie Obiano of the All Progressives

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Why Magu is After Daura!

    TELL’s investigation shows that EFCC is probing into alleged corrupt practices of the director-general of the Department of State Security, Lawal Musa Daura Since riding into power on the mantra of “change” and anti-corruption posturing, Nigeria, under the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has become a theatre of the absurd. The actions and

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Obaseki’s One Year in Office: APC, PDP Bicker Over Performance Score Card

Activities marking the one year anniversary of the Goodwin Obaseki administration in Edo State climaxed last week with an inter-denominational thanksgiving service held at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium where political big wigs from across the country and across party lines showered encomiums on the governor and his All Progressives Congress, APC party for having performed

The Pains And Gains Of Social Media

Speakers at a lecture recently to mark the opening of the 2017 press week of the Delta State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, x-ray the good, the bad and ugly sides of the social media The event was the annual lecture cum 2017 press week of the Delta State Council of the Nigeria

PDP Member Stabbed In Benin 

There was security breach yesterday outside the venue of the Edo State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin as a supporter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was stabbed with a broken bottle, allegedly by a political thug from the All Progressives Congress, APC. The victim, Amadin Osamudiamen is from Ward 11, Oredo local government

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We Have Damaged Petitioners’ Evidence – Ikpeazu, INEC Counsel

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, eventually opened its defence today in the election petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and Osagie Andrew Ize-Iyamu, its candidate in the September 28, 2016, governorship election in Edo State, against the declaration of Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki as the winner of the election. The hearing before the

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INEC’s Albatross In Edo

The report of the recounted ballots papers used in four local government areas during the last Governorship election in Edo State may have exposed a serious flaw in the controversial election which outcome is being challenged by the Peoples Democratic Party, and its candidate, Osagie Andrew Ize-Iyamu As legal fireworks assume greater intensity at the

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Obaseki’s Lawyer Raises Security Concern 

Chairman of the Edo State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin, the state capital, Ahmed Badamasi has called on the state commissioner of police, Haliru Gwandu, to beef up security within and outside the court premises where the tribunal is hearing the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and Osagie Osagie Ize-Iyamu, its candidate

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INEC Walks A Tight Rope

The Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin was early today forced to adjourn sitting till Friday this week as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, failed to open its defense in the ongoing hearing of the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate in the September 28 governorship

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