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Uduaghan, Sherif, Akpabio Attend APC Caucus Meeting

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Former Governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan and ex-National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu-Sheriff, yesterday attended a caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Also in attendance was the former Governor of Akwa Ibom State and ex- Minority Leader at the Senate, Godswill Akpabio.

The meeting at the New Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja was their first with President Muhammadu Buhari since they defected from the PDP.

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Others who attended the meeting were the National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, national leader, Bola Tinubu, former chairman of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) Bisi Akande, and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha.

Among state governors who attended the meeting were those of Borno, Jigawa, Niger, Plateau, Kogi, Adamawa, Ondo, and Kano.

Others were Ogun, Oyo, Katsina, Osun, Yobe, Nasarawa, Kebbi, Imo and Lagos states.

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Former governor of Ekiti State, Segun Oni, House of Representatives’ Majority leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, former Ebonyi State Governor, Martin Elechi, and former Lagos State Governor, Buba Marwa, also attended.

The meeting also had Lawrence Onoja, Jim Nwobodo, Kabiru Gaya, former APC National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, and former Enugu State Governor, Sylva Chime.

Ex-Edo State Governor, Osariemhen Osunbor, former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, and former Ekiti State Governor, Niyi Adebayo also attended the enlarged caucus meeting.

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Also in attendance were ex-Bayelsan State Governor, Timipre Sylva, Don Etiebet, Information Minister, Lai Mohammed and other serving ministers.

Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shuaibu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang, and one-time governor of Anambra State, Chimaraoke Mbadinuju were also in attendance.

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Appeal Court Cancels Zamfara APC Primaries For Gov, Assembly Elections

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Appeal Court Nullifies Zamfara APC Primaries For Gov, Assembly Elections

The Court of Appeal sitting in Sokoto State, led by Justice Tom Yakubu, has set aside the judgement of a Zamfara High Court on the All Progressives Congress primary election that produced the party’s candidates for the governorship, National and State Assembly elections.

The appellant, Aminu Jaji, a governorship aspirant and serving lawmaker representing Kauran Namoda/ Birnin Magaji Federal Constituency approached the appeal court to set aside the judgement of a High Court in Zamfara that recognized the primary elections held by APC in the state and declared that INEC accept the party’s candidates for the elections.

APC won the March 9 governorship election in the state.

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JUST IN: Tribunal Declares Ademola Adeleke Winner Of Osun Governorship Election

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JUST IN: Tribunal Declares Ademola Adeleke Winner Of Osun Governorship Election

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Acting CJN Swears In 13 New Election Petition Tribunal Members

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Acting CJN Swears In 13 New Election Petition Tribunal Members

Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Mohammed, has sworn in the remaining 13 members of the 2019 Election Petitions Tribunal.

Mohammed admonished the new members to be of good character and endeavour to live above board.

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He also reminded them of the sacred nature of the oath they had taken, stressing it had become a bond between them and their creator.

The Acting Chief Justice says there would be no room for excuses or any performance below approved standards.

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The judicial boss informed the new Tribunal members that they were thoroughly examined and later fished out from the numerous judges in the country who were equally eminently qualified for this task.

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