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Ebonyi APC to contest election despite Umahi’s victory

The All Progressives Congress has said it will contest votes lost through alleged manipulation, especially in Ebonyi South Senatorial District, despite Governor David Umahi’s victory at the poll. The state chairman of the party, Chief Stanley Okoro-Emegha, made the disclosure on Tuesday while addressing newsmen on the outcome of the …

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Abbo, Binos win Senate relection, Adamawa speaker tipped to win contest

Senators Ishaku Abbo andbBinos Yaroe, representing Adamawa Northern and Southern Senatorial districts respectively in the national assembly,  have won re-election for a second term to the Senate from results released by the Independent National Electoral Commission, for Saturday Presidential and National Assembly elections conducted in Adamawa State. Reverend Binos Yaroe …

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1,524 women contest seats in 2023 polls

Analysis of data obtained from the Independent National Electoral Commission by our correspondents in Abuja has revealed that a total of 1,524 women will be contesting during the 2023 general elections. The positions include presidency (president/vice-president); Governorship/ deputy governorship; Senate; House of Representatives and states Houses of Assembly. The figures …

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NSSF introduces national literary contest for youths

The Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund, a non-government organisation focused on improving healthcare and others, has inaugurated a national literary contest to empower and upskill Nigerian youths. The General Manager, NSSF, Fejiro Chinye-Nwoko, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. Chinye-Nwoko stated that the campaign would give youths an opportunity to …

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Abuja-based lawyer cleared to contest NFF position

An Abuja-based lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi, has been cleared by the 2022 Electoral Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation to run for the Executive Committee Membership position at the NFF elections slated to hold Friday, September 30, in Benin City, Edo State. Before his clearance, Olajengbesi and 44 others were screened …

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Angolan opposition to contest election results

Angola’s largest opposition party, the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola, said it would contest last week’s election results that saw the long-ruling People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola win a majority. Elections held on August 24 were the most hotly contested the oil-rich country has seen …

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