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Jega Cautions Politicians against sharp practices in Osun

Jega Cautions Politicians against sharp practices in Osun

Attahiru Jega, chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said giving inducement for electoral purpose is an offence. He said this at a stakeholders forum organised by the commission in Osogbo, Osun State. The meeting had in attendance candidates for this Saturday’s governorship election and other political leaders. He said, “we expect security agents to

Group Hails Ekiti Over Peaceful Conduct of Poll

The Media for Ethnic Equality, MEE has commended the people of Ekiti State for the peaceful conduct of weekend’s governorship election in the state. Iyiola Johnson, Publicity Secretary MEE in a statement commended INEC over the credible election and also the security agencies for performing their jobs professionally. “ Ekiti people has once again demonstrated their sophistication in

Ekiti Elections: Updates

There are no Labour Party agents in Unit 007 and 010 in oke-isan, Ekiti. Accreditation exercise is peaceful in Afao Ekiti, hometown of Ayodele Fayose, PDP’s gubernatorial candidate, as potential voters came out en mass to take part in the exercise. We witnessed delay in the accreditation exercise in some units in Ado Ekiti because

APC wins all seats in Kano council polls

A statement signed by Sani Malumfashi, Chairman of Kano State Independent Electoral Commission, on Sunday, revealed that the All Progressives Congress, APC, has won all the chairmanship and Councillorship seats in Saturday’s council polls in the state. “The election has been largely successful and peaceful and APC won all the 44 local government chairmanship and

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Federal Government Appoints Emefiele As CBN Governor

Godwin Emefiele, the  chief executive officer, Zenith Bank Plc, has been appointed as substantive Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. He replaces Sahusi Lamido Sanusi, who was suspended this morning by President Goodluck Jonathan. Bayo Adelabu, executive director, First Bank Plc has also been named deputy governor, replacing Tunde Lemo. The names of the

President Jonathan Suspends CBN Governor Sanusi

  In what appears to be a tale of the hunter being the hunted, Lamido Sanusi, governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has been suspended by President Goodluck Jonathan. Sanusi who has been having a running battle with the petroleum ministry and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, over his allegations of $20 billion missing

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