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Civil Society Situation Room Appeals To Buhari To Assent To Electoral Act Amendment Bill

14 hours ago /

The Nigeria civil society situation room has appealed to the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to speedily assent to the electoral act amendment bill passed by the 8th National Assembly.

Kano Governorship Tribunal Adjourns Till July 4 For Re-trial

14 hours ago /

The Kano state governorship election petition tribunal has adjourned till July 4th for pre-trial even as it raised concerns over delay in service of the court process on respondents.

Senate President Lawan Assures NASS Will Not Be A Rubber Stamp

14 hours ago /

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has assured Nigerians and the international community that the ninth National Assembly will not be a rubber stamp as being speculated.

AFCFTA: Buhari Says Nigeria Will Be Guided By National Interest

15 hours ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria will be guided by ‘‘national interest’’ in taking any decision on the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

Adamawa Implements Full Autonomy For Local Governments

17 hours ago /

Governor Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa state has granted full autonomy for local government councils of the state. Governor Umaru Fintiri made this known during PDP stakeholders meeting at the government house Yola.

Kogi Traditional Rulers Lobby Buhari For Finance Ministerial Slot

17 hours ago /

The Kogi State Council of Traditional Rulers has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to grant the state what they call an upgraded representation in the next Federal Executive Council. They also asked the President to consider one of their sons for the position of Minister of Finance.

U.S. President Trump Launches 2020 Re-Election Campaign

22 hours ago /

President Donald Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday by presenting himself as the same political insurgent who shook up the Washington establishment four years ago and who is now a victim of an attempted ouster by Democrats.

Kogi APC Governorship Aspirants Endorse Direct Primary

2 days ago /

Twenty All Progressives Congress, APC, aspirants for the November 2019 governorship election in Kogi State have endorsed direct primary process to choose a candidate for the election.


AA Suspends National Officers

2 days ago /

The Action Alliance (AA) has suspended its national chairman, Kenneth Udeze and Secretary James Verimbe indefinitely for anti-party activities.

Supreme Court Fixes July 5 For Judgement In Osun Governorship Election Petition

2 days ago /

The Supreme Court has fixed July 5, for judgment in the appeals filed by Senator Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in respect of the dispute over the last governorship election in Osun State.

IPAC Seeks Re-amendment Of Electoral Act Amendment Bill

2 days ago /

The Inter-Party Advisory Committee, IPAC has called on key players to begin early consideration of the 30-point recommendations of the European Union observation mission on the 2019 general elections.

INEC Set To Plug Loopholes In 2019 Polls

2 days ago /

National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in charge of the northwest, Abubakar Nahuche says it will correct all lapses perceived in the conduct of the 2019 general elections with a view to perfecting the act in subsequent elections.

Alliance For Africa Advocates National Policy On Women Participation In Governance

2 days ago /

The Federal Government has been urged to enact a law that will strengthen the National Gender Policy to ensure more participation of women in governance.

INEC Insists It Did Not Transfer Results To A Server In 2019

2 days ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says the Commission did not transfer 2019 election results through server due to circumstances beyond its control.

Appeal Court Dismisses Suit Seeking Removal Of Ihedioha As Imo Governor

2 days ago /

Imo State Court of Appeal has dismissed a suit filed by Senator Sam Anyanwu challenging the candidacy of Emeka Ihedioha as Governor of Imo State.

INEC Receives Applications For Three New Parties

2 days ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has reportedly said that three new associations have applied to be registered as political parties. 

APC Group Demands Level Playing Field For Kogi Governorship Primaries

6 days ago /

Some concerned members of the Kogi State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have called on the national working committee to provide a level playing ground for all aspirants in the governorship primaries.

Gombe Gov. Promises To Uphold The Values Of June 12 Struggle

6 days ago /

Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya says the values of the June 12 struggle remain in the strengthening of democratic structures through enthroning good governance and enriching the lives of the people.

Imo Governor Appoints Attorney General And Six Special Advisers

6 days ago /

Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha has inaugurated the new Attorney General of the state, Ndukwe Nnawuchi and six special advisers with a charge on them to join in the rebuilding project of his administration.

Presidential Election Tribunal Reserves Ruling In HDP Petition, INEC, APC, Buhari Applications

6 days ago /

The Court of Appeal has reserved ruling in the applications filed by the Hope Democratic Party, HDP, and its Presidential Candidate, Ambrose Oworu against the election of President Buhari.

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