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Elections

Disputed polls: In one fell swoop, Nigeria’s Apex Court clears eight governor

  Supreme Court affirms Makinde, Sanwo-Olu, El-Rufai, five others’ elections   In one fell swoop, eight governors have been cleared by the nation’s Supreme Court as it adjudicated in the disputed polls of March 9, 2019 that brought them to power.   The are...

Kogi polls: “Missing” 30 INEC ad hoc officials found, safe and sound

The 30 missing Ad-hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), engaged in the 2019 Kogi Governorship election, have been found. Earlier, INEC had declared 30 ad-hoc staff of the electoral commission missing, on sunday morning, during the final...

PDP sweeps Bayelsa LG poll, wins all chairmanship seats

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has won all the eight Local Government Areas of Bayelsa State in the just concluded election organised by the Bayelsa State Independent Electoral Commission (BYSIEC), on Saturday. Dr Remember Ogbe, the BYSIEC Chairman, said the...

China says foreign interference in Nigeria’s elections must end.

The Chinese government has declared that Nigeria is capable of managing its affairs without any interference. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang, while expressing his country’s readiness to continue to support Nigeria, while fielding questions on Nigeria’s coming general elections...

Dogara raises concern over Buhari’s comment on ‘ballot box snatching’

  The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has described the statement by President Muhammadu Buhari, directing security agents to “deal ruthlessly with those who attempt to snatch ballot boxes or disrupt the electoral process on Saturday," as...

Elections: Buhari orders Military, Police to be ruthless with ballot box snatchers

President Mohammadu Buhari, has ordered the Nigerian Police and Military to be “ruthless with anybody who decides to snatch ballot boxes or lead thugs to disturb during elections. He further added that he has briefed the law enforcement agencies and...

Why We Postponed General Elections – INEC

...Be Neutral, APC urge INEC ...Resign immediately, PDP tells INEC chairman ...Buhari planning to disenfranchise Nigerians, Atiku says The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), postponed the general elections by a week, less than five hours to the start of the polls on Saturday. INEC...

President Buhari Assures Credible Poll As Atiku, others Sign Second Peace Accord

President Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of the governing All Progressives  Congress (APC), and former vice President Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, as well as candidates of other parties on Wednesday signed...

US, EU mission wants free, fair elections in Osun state

THE European Union Observer Mission said INEC should undo past wrongs by a free, fair and credible election in Osun state. Mr David Young, Deputy Chief of Mission, United States embassy, said the US was committed to transparent and credible...

Buhari’s Love Affair With Card Reader Revealed

As the Buhari administration has battled internally and seesawed publicly over issues like security, economy, recession, trade, health care, and even infrastructure, there’s no issue where it’s been more consistent and emphatic than its support for 'Card Reader', spokesperson...
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Royal father punished for unroyal public conduct, disrespect to colleagues 

   Embattled Oluwo of Iwo in Osun State, Southwest Nigeria, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, was on Friday suspended for six months...
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Four Civil Defence Corps officers abducted

    … N30m ransom being negotiated for their release   Again, gunmen who have been on the prowl in Kogi have kidnapped four officers of the State...

Enraged wife cuts husband’s tongue, nose

    An angry wife has chopped off a piece of her husband tongue and nose in Imo state. Cherechi Okonko, a medical doctor, is battling to stay...

Ogun Gov seeks transfer of Sagamu, Ikorodu, Ota roads to state

  Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun on Thursday sought the transfer of Shagamu to Ikorodu road, Epe to Ijebu-Ode road, Lagos -Ota-Abeokuta to the state. Abiodun...

Uzodinma seeks Buhari’s intervention in refund of N32bn

  Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking his intervention in the refund of over N32 billion his predecessors spent...