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INEC picks date for fresh contest between Dino Melaye and Smart Adeyemi

Olusola Elijah The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has picked November 16 for a fresh election in Kogi West Senatorial District between Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party and Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC). According to a statement signed by the chairman of its Information and Voter Committee, Festus Okoye, on Monday, INEC said the senatorial…
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Appeal Court sacks Dino Melaye, orders fresh election in Kogi West

Olusola Elijah The senator representing Kogi West at the Senate, Dino Melaye has lost his appeal on the tribunal judgment that sacked him as a senator two months ago. Dino Melaye made the announcement on Friday through his Twitter handle. He said “I just lost my election at the Appeal Court and fresh election ordered. “In all things, I give God Praise. He who started a good thing…
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Gov. Udom Emmanuel proposes N597 billion 2020 budget

Olusola Elijah Akwa Ibom state Governor, Udom Emmanuel has on Tuesday presented the 2020 budget of N597 billion to the state House of Assembly for consideration. The budget is made up of N111 billion recurrent expenditure, N369 billion capital expenditure and N116 billion consolidated revenue. Mr Emmanuel said the budget christened “Budget of Industrialisation for Poverty Alleviation…
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Benue: Tribunal upholds Ortom’s election

Olusola Elijah The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi on Monday upheld the re-election of Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, dismissing Emmanuel Jime petition for lacking in merit. Mr Jime of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had challenged…
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Governor Obaseki fires personal aides

Olusola Elijah Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has terminated the appointments of all his senior special assistants and special assistants with immediate effect. The Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie in a statement made available to journalists in Benin City on Wednesday, said fresh appointments would be announced within the next 30 days. Mr Ogie said the development…
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