Peter Obi wades into Lagos voters debate saying no one can force Ndigbo to vote for them

FORMER Anambra State governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) vice presidential candidate has warned those trying to intimidate Igbo voters in Lagos State to desist from doing it as nobody has the right to force anyone to support their candidates.

 

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Inec declares that only voters cast using smart card readers will be accepted on Saturday

NIGERIA'S Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) has declared that only members of the electorate whose permanent voters cards are accepted by Smartcard readers will be allowed to participate in this weekend's gubernatorial elections.

 

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Two SAN's representing Olisa Metuh withdraw from case after receiving death threats

TWO of the senior advocates of Nigeria defending former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) publicity secretary Prince Olisa Metuh in his ongoing corruption case said they have been forced to withdraw from the suit after receiving threats to their lives.

 

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32 political parties in Bauchi State line up behind PDP in attempt to unseat Governor Abubakar

NEXT Saturday's gubernatorial elections in Bauchi State look set to be a close-run and tense affair after 32 political parties and 20 governorship candidates agreed to form a coalition with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its aspirant Senator Bala Mohammed.

 

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Mother of Super Eagles winger Samuel Kalu released after being held for a week by kidnappers

KIDNAPPERS have released the mother of Bordeaux and Nigeria winger Samuel Kalu after holding her for nearly a week following her abduction in Abia State when she was snatched and a ransom of $40,000 was requested to set her free.

 

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Ohaneze Ndigbo president distances national leadership from decision of Lagos branch to endorse Sanwoolu

OHANEZE Ndigbo president Chief Nnia Nwodo has denied the national leadership of the association from the decision by the Lagos State chapter to endorse Babajide Sanwoolu as their preferred candidate in the forthcoming gubernatorial elections.

 

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Emefiele denies that he has been sacked saying he intends seeing out his tenure which ends in June

CENTRAL Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor Godwin Emefiele has dismissed as untrue stories that he has been asked to leave pointing out that he intends to remain in office until his tenure expires in June.

 

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Opec cuts sanctions against Venezuela and Iran plus a end to Sino-US trade spat rally oil prices to over $65 a barrel

NIGERIA'S 2019 budgetary projections appear to be on track again after global crude oil prices rose again as the production cuts initiated by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) have pushed them up to $65 a barrel.

 

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Edo State PDP chapter accuses APC of threatening market women with stall seizure if they vote against them again

PEOPLES Democratic Party (PDP) officials in Edo State have accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of intimidating market women by threatening to confiscate their stalls if they do not vote for them in this week's state of assembly elections.

 

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Lagos State chapter of Ohaneze Ndigbo promises Sanwoolu 2m votes in next week's elections

OHANEZE Ndigbo leaders in Lagos State have promised the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate Babajide Sanwoolu 2m votes from the Igbo community in next Saturday's governorship elections.

 

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