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Atiku Abubakar yesterday filed a petition with the presidential elections tribunal, he is asking the court to set aside Buhari’s victory and declare him the winner in the recently concluded presidential elections.

The former governor of Ogun state Gbenga Daniel, who on Friday said he was leaving the PDP and quitting partisan politics, has agreed to lead his political associates to the ruling APC.

Yesterday, Bauchi state governor, Mohammed Abubakar was at the presidential villa to brief president Buhari on the political situation in his state, he also accused INEC of making illegal pronouncements.

We know the military intervened in the elections in Rivers State, but we don’t know if they were there to rig the elections, INEC says.

The Philippines just pulled out of the International Criminal Court (ICC), some believe the move is aimed at avoiding an investigation by the court into killings in the countries war on drugs.

‘Go down! Go down! Somebody has just shot our brothers outside the masjid’ Alabi Lateef Zirullah, the Imam of Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch,recalls how Friday’s terrorist attack happened in New Zealand.

Infamous Senator Omo-Agege’s faction of the APC in Delta state was yesterday sacked by a Federal High Court sitting in state.

The feud between Gbeni and Bukola is tearing the Saraki family apart, and there’s no end insights.

The supplementary elections in Kano State comes up this weekend, supporters of the leading candidates have besieged major mosque and pray grounds in the state to pray for their candidate’s victory at the polls, while others are sending in prayers from Saudi Arabia.

The PDP will be at the presidential elections tribunal with 20 SANs, it would also Bring forward at least 400 persons to testify against President Buhari and the APC.

The suspend Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, who is currently facing trial for false asset declaration, has alleged that the asset declaration form he submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau has been tampered with by the federal government.


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