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Jonathan orders suspension of campaign director

For ignoring his directive not to join opposition parties in smear campaigns, the Peoples Democratic Party, [PDP] Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) has suffered a casualty as President Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday, ordered the suspension of the PCC Director of Research and Strategy, Mr. Mike Omeri. A Daily Sun source revealed that at its stormy meeting […]

Anambra polls: Police arrest ACN agent with INEC result sheets

Men of the Anambra State Police Command yesterday, arrested a suspected senior aide to Dr. Chris Ngige, a former governor of Anambra State, over illegal possession of election materials, belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The suspect, Kingsley Ezenwenyi, was arrested when he came to the headquarters of the commission in Awka yesterday […]

INEC racket: Senator Igbeke denies forging court order

Embattled Senator Alphonsus Igbeke has denied that he forged a court order with which his name was inserted into the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s National Assembly list of Anambra State by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Though, he admitted that there was discrepancy in the dates recorded in the court order, however, he said […]

A’Ibom war: Death toll now 20

Akwa Ibom has begun to count the loss of the ethno-political war that engulfed the state on Tuesday when the People Democratic Party (PDP) and Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) supporters clashed in Ikot Ekpene with a spill over in Uyo. The collateral losses as each side takes inventory include 20 deaths, 1300 brand new […]

Abuja hosts Eagles, Argentina June 1

Football fans will once again have a privilege of watching a high-profile duel when Nigeria’s Super Eagles take on the dreaded South American side, Argentina, on June 1 in Abuja. The proposed duel put together by Eagles official sponsor, Guinness, is expected to give football fans value of their support to the national team. Nigeria […]

PICTURE: Concerns over rising pre-election violence

  POLITICAL parties and activists on Wednesday, expressed concerns at the rising level of political violence across the country. In Ekiti and Ondo States clashes among the supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party, the Action Congress of Nigeria and Labour Party left two dead and eight others seriously injured. While the violence raged in the […]

Police quiz INEC officials for substituting candidates names

  The Police in Abuja have quizzed some officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission allegedly involved in the illegal substitution of candidates for the general elections. It was learnt that the police moved into action on Monday following petitions by some politicians adversely affected by the activities of the syndicate. Sources at the headquarters […]

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