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PDP lawmakers storm out as Reps pass electoral bill

The House of Representatives on Friday, passed the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, including the controversial Clause 52(2) as presented.

The clause gives power to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to determine when, where and how voting and transmission of results will be done.

“Voting at an election and transmission of result under this bill shall be in accordance with the procedure determined by the commission,” it read.

Several efforts to seek amendments to the clause had causes crisis in the House, forcing the lawmakers to spend two days on the exercise.

In the course of the consideration of the bill on electronic transmission of result, Minority Leader, Ndudi Elemelu had challenged a statement by the Deputy Speaker, Idris Wase, that section 52 was passed on Thursday.

Elumelu argued that the section was not passed on Thursday, hence, no need for any rescission.

When the deputy speaker insisted and ruled Elumelu out of order, the members of the opposition decided to walk out.

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Actor Sunkanmi Omobolanle reacts as Obi Cubana splashes over N50M on diamond pendant to honour his late mother

Obi Cubana chain

Nigerian billionaire Obi Cubana has splashed over a hundred thousand dollars for a customized diamond pendant on the occasion of his late mother's burial.

The billionaire is currently holding his mother's funeral in Oba, Anambra State, an event that has become a trend on social media platforms.

Obisgallery had posted a custom pendant made for Obi Cubana with his mother's face inscribed on it to honour her.

It’s rumoured that this pendant is over 100,000 dollars which are approximately fifty million in Nigerian currency.

Reacting, many Nigerians, including Nollywood actor Sunkanmi Omobolanle hailed the billionaire stating they can never be friends with poverty.

sunkanmi_omobolanle wrote: Poverty aka Sapa .. I cannot and will not befriend you...

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Anambra Guber: PDP, Soludo missing as INEC releases list of candidates

Soludo

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has removed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from their list of cleared candidates for the November 6 Anambra governorship election.

INEC, in a statement signed by its National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, cited Court Order for exclusion of the party.

Also missing is on the list is factional candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Professor Chukwuma Soludo.

Soludo emerged winner of the APGA faction loyal to Governor Willie Obiano.

However the Commission cleared the candidate of the other APGA faction Chukwuma Micheal Umeoji for the poll, leaving the fate of Soludo, a former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, hanging.

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‘Anyone that competes with me will lose completely’ – Bobrisky warns

Bobrisky

Bobrisky has yet again taken to his Instagram page to warn everyone trying to compete with him.

According to the controversial crossdresser, he is very pretty and he dresses to kill so anyone that tries to compete with him or try to be like him will lose completely.

Sharing new photos of himself, the 28-year-old wrote;

"Her name is queen of beauty.. She is pretty.. she slays hand down.. no one dares to compete… you compete you lose completely"

KFN recalls that Bob recently hinted at why he changed his gender from being a man to a woman.

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