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2023 elections: INEC approves only 18 political parties, de-registers 74

  Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has approved only 18 political parties from the 92 parties that were in existence during the 2019 elections. This is as the commission de-registered 74 political parties for...

USAID Launches $5.5 Million New Support to Political Parties in Nigeria

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a $5.5m initiative to help political parties in Nigeria adopt better governance practices and improve the quality of political discourse. Implemented for USAID by International Republican Institute (IRI) the three-year, $5.5...
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Continental Reinsurance firm Honours Top African Journalists at Virtual Awards Ceremony

  By Ajuma Edwina Ogiri A Leading Pan African Reinsurance firm, Continental Reinsurance Plc, has honoured winners of its 2020 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards at...

Alleged corruption at AfDB : I’m unperturbed, innocent, says Dr Adesina

        In spite of spirited efforts in some quarters to tarnish his reputation and prejudice the bank’s governance procedures, the President of the African Development...