Next level: Rex Institute breaks silence, threatens to drag APC to court over alleged ‘stolen’ logo

Rex Institute has threatened a court action against the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for allegedly plagiarizing its Logo This was contained in a letter dated November 19 2018 and addressed to the National Legal Adviser at 40 Blantyre Cres. Wuse 2 Abuja Nigeria, a copy of which was obtained by DAILY POST. Few hours after the launch of its…

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Service chiefs get partisan, attend Buhari’s campaign launch

Pictures of service chiefs attending President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign rally tagged ‘Next Level’ have become a source of worry for the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, a spokesman for the organisation has said. Some service chiefs including the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin; the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Abubakar Sadiq; and Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice…

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Igbo leaders back Atiku Abubakar, Obi for 2019

Igbo leaders, consisting of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, elders, traditional and religious leaders as well as women groups, have endorsed the joint presidential ticket of Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi for the 2019 polls. In a five-point communiqué issued at the end of a summit with the theme, “Ndigbo 2019 and Beyond”, yesterday in Enugu, they said their decision was informed by…

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Ondo Assembly impeaches Speaker, Deputy

The Ondo State House of Assembly on Friday impeached its Speaker, Bamidele Oloyelogun, and his deputy, Iroju Ogundeji. Assembly man Sunday Olajide (APC-Akure Constituency 2) moved the motion for the impeachment, while Assemblyman Oluyede Feyide (APC- Ose Constituency) seconded the motion. After the impeachment of the two officers, the lawmakers elected Assemblyman Olamide George (APC-Akure North Constituency) as the new…

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Ben Bruce withdraws from senatorial race

The commonsense Senator, Ben Murray Bruce, has withdrawn his ambition to return to the Senate for a second term in 2019. The Senator abandoned his ambition to represent the Bayelsa East Senatorial District following widespread rejection of his candidacy by the stakeholders of the district. In a letter written on the eve of the senatorial primaries of the People’s Democratic…

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PDP picks 75-year-old Useni as Plateau governorship candidate

Senator Jeremiah Useni, 75 years old, has emerged the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau in the 2019 general elections. Useni polled 1018 votes to defeat 12 other candidates at the party’s primaries. His closest rival Johnbull Shekarau got 340 votes. In all, 2,097 delegates from the seventeen local government areas voted at the primaries. Useni…

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Ambode: My opponent was arrested for currency fraud in America

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, facing the APC governorship primary on Monday threw some bombshells against party rival, Babajide Sanwo-olu, at a press conference in Lagos. Governor Ambode: speaks to the media on eve of governorship primary in Lagos state watch the full conference here, courtesy of TVC:

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Lagos 2019: Tinubu dumps Ambode, formally endorses Sanwo-Olu

The ruling party’s national leader says Akinwunmi Ambode has deviated from developmental blueprint of Lagos, urging primary participant to reject him. Bola Tinubu has endorsed Jide Sanwo-Olu as the preferred candidate for the All Progressives Congress in the upcoming governorship election in Lagos, ending weeks of speculation about where he stands on the stand-off between the challenger and incumbent governor,…

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Saraki dumps APC says it’s not fit for purpose

Senate President Bukola Saraki has left the ruling All Progressives Congress. In a tweet posted via his verified Twitter handle, the politician said: “I wish to inform Nigerians that, after extensive consultations, I have decided to take my leave of the All Progressives Congress (APC).” See the tweet: I wish to inform Nigerians that, after extensive consultations, I have decided…

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Senator Omo-Agege arrested by Police for mace theft (Photos)

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, who led hoodlums to the National Assembly on Wednesday, to snatch the Senate’s mace during plenary, has been arrested. The mace is the symbol of authority of the Senate. Omo-Agege was arrested at about 2:00 PM outside the National Assembly building. A source in the National Assembly told our correspondent that the suspended senator has been led away…

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