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07 Nov: Women, Muslims, Latinos & LGBT people win in US Midterm Elections

92 women have so far been elected into the US Congress on Wednesday in a make-or-break midterm elections in the United States. The elections saw the Democrats take the House of Representatives, with a majority of 222 reps so far. But the Republicans have tightened its hold on the Senate with 51 candidates so far winning seats. The elections have…

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12 Oct: Elections 2019: Atiku Picks Peter Obi as Running Mate

Former vice president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has picked former governor of Anambra state Peter Obi as his running mate. Atiku and Obi held a closed-door meeting at the Asokoro home of the former Friday afternoon. Atiku emerged the presidential candidate of the PDP on Sunday and got the endorsement of former president Olusegun Obasanjo for the top job on Thursday.  …

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12 Oct: ‘We Won’t Be Distracted By Obasanjo’s Endorsement Of Atiku’ – Presidency

The Presidency says it will not be distracted by former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar. This was contained in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in which he referred to the meeting as a “well-rehearsed theatre”. “They will lose together. Listening…

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11 Oct: Obasanjo Endorses Atiku, Promises 100% Support

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday said he has reviewed his stance on not backing his former deputy for the presidency of Nigeria. Mr. Obasanjo spoke when Atiku Abubakar and leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party visited him at his Abeokuta home. He said he believed Atiku has ‘re-discovered and re-positioned himself’ and is now good enough to enjoy his…

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11 Oct: Senate Approves N189BN Budget For INEC

The Senate yesterday approved the sum of N189,207,544,893 as budgetary allocation to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the conduct of the 2019 general election. The chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje, announced this yesterday during a meeting on the submission of harmonised report of INEC 2019 general election supplementary budget estimates. The Senate committee will lay…