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Oyindamola Olubajo

Oyindamola Olubajo is a reporter with Peoples Gazette focusing on special reports and critical national news. She is a graduate of Mass Communication with over three years of experience in writing and reporting. Prior to working with The Gazette, she was with AllNews, an online news platform.She is on Twitter @hoyiin
March 2, 2023

How Tinubu defied Buhari, competent opposition to emerge Nigeria’s president-elect

It was widely asserted that Mr Tinubu never had the backing of Mr Buhari, a claim the presidency denied despite glaring scenarios of the former’s criticisms of the president.

Bola Tinubu
February 28, 2023

Labour’s Ireti Kingibe fumes as INEC cancels Bwari senatorial results to upend her lead

Ms Kingibe alleged manipulation after INEC cancelled the results in the area council for over voting.

Ireti Kingibe and INEC chairman Mahmood Yakubu
February 27, 2023

Nigerian Army deploys troops across Lagos Island, Ladipo

The deployment followed the announcement of the presidential election results for the state.

Nigerian soldiers deployed to Lagos
February 26, 2023

INEC uploads 11% of results in 24 hours as fuzzy, illegible sheets populate IReV web portal

The poor-resolution documents could undercut any meaningful use of a system that INEC said was designed to increase transparency.

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu and fuzzy, illegible result sheets used to illustrate the story
February 25, 2023

Soldiers open fire, kill Taraba security officer in Election Day violence

The state police spokesperson, Abdullahi Usman, who confirmed the incident, said efforts were ongoing to ascertain what transpired between the deceased and the military personnel.

Nigerian soldiers
February 25, 2023

Appeal Court rejects alleged drug dealer Abba Kyari’s bail request

The judge held that the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police gave insufficient grounds for the application to be granted.

Abba Kyari
February 25, 2023

In firm audio, top INEC consultant says Tinubu planned $170 million bribe to electoral officers nationwide

“Asiwaju is giving INEC $170 million,” the contractor said in the audio obtained by Peoples Gazette this week. “We will share it around; everybody will do the bidding.”

Bola Tinubu and Olatunbosun Adebiyi Kuku
February 15, 2023

Naira Scarcity: Police nab nine persons for setting banks ablaze in Delta

An eyewitness said some people who were angry about the non-availability of cash in banks and the rejection of the old naira notes protested and set ablaze two vehicles around Express Junction and Ovwian

Angry Protesters
January 11, 2023

Internet Fraud: U.S. court denies Adesuwa Ogiozee’s plea to remove electronic monitoring ahead of trial

Adesuwa Ogiozee is the latest Nigerian to be charged for involvement in multimillion-dollar fraud in the U.S. while pretending to be a legitimate entrepreneur.

Adesuwa Ogiozee
December 8, 2022

EXCLUSIVE: Buhari humiliates Osinbajo; discards vice president’s social safety bill on Sadiya Farouq’s objection

Documents reviewed by Peoples Gazette revealed how the humanitarian affairs minister thwarted the vice president’s years-long labour on a vital policy.

A composite of President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Umar Farouq used to illustrate the story