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Senate Asks INEC To Scrap “Smaller” Political Parties

6 hours ago /

Nigerian lawmakers in the upper legislative chamber have asked the independent national electoral commission to “scrap smaller political parties to reduce the cost of 2019 general elections.

Court Fixes 24th August For Hearing In Ortom’s Impeachment Notice

6 hours ago /

A Makurdi high court presided over by Justice Theresa Igoche has fixed 24th Aug., 2018 for hearing an interlocutory motion filed by counsel to the Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom on an injunction restraining the defendants from carrying out purported impeachment process and to restrain them from carrying out legislative functions at the assembly.

PDP, Insists On Dismantling APC Rigging Machine

6 hours ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says there is no threat or smear campaign that will make it buckle on its resolve to contend with the All Progressives Congress (APC) and dismantle its rigging machinery in all future elections.

Suit Seeks Removal Of Saraki As Senate President

10 hours ago /

Barely two days after two pro-Saraki senators approached the court to stop any move to impeach the senate president Bukola Saraki, another suit seeking the removal of Saraki has been received by the registry of the federal high court in Abuja.

NASS Resumption: Lawmakers Trade Blames

1 day ago /

Nigerian lawmakers have been trading blames over the failure to reconvene the national assembly on Tuesday as earlier scheduled.

Last Minute Rush For Voter Registration

1 day ago /

It is last minute rush for eligible voters in Gwagwalada area council of the federal capital territory as the august 17 deadlines for suspension of the ongoing continuous voters registration ahead of the 2019 elections approaches.

INEC Extends Voter Registration Deadline

1 day ago /

The independent national electoral commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for the continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise by two weeks.  

Kogi Gov Bello Collects His Transferred PVC

1 day ago /

Kogi state Governor Yahaya Bello has officially collected his permanent voter card transferred from Abuja to Okene

Presidency Denies Report Of Pressure On Buhari To Drop Presidential Bid

1 day ago /

The presidency says that there is no pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to drop his second term bid for the presidency contrary to media speculations.

INEC Approves Registration Of 23 New Political Parties

1 day ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the registration of 23 fresh political parties, ahead of the 2019 general election.

NASS Committee Meets INEC

1 day ago /

The national assembly joint committee on electoral matters has scheduled a meeting with officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC for Tuesday evening.

Court Frees Lagos PDP Chairman Salvador Of Murder

1 day ago /

The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos state, Moshood Salvador who was charged along with ten others for the alleged murder of the PDP chairman in Apapa local government area of the state, Adeniyi Aborishade has been set free by a Lagos high court.

APC Describes Failure Of Saraki To Reconvene Senate As Treason

1 day ago /

The All Progressives Congress says the failure of the senate president to reconvene the red chamber to consider matters of national interest on Tuesday amounts to treason.

IPAC Accuses Adamawa Government Of Extorting Politicians

1 day ago /

The Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) which is a recognised umbrella body of all registered political parties in the state has accused the Adamawa state government of using the board of internal revenue to extort politicians, by fixing rates payable as income tax for political office seekers.

APC Accuses PDP Of Plot To Attack APC Senators

1 day ago /

The All Progressives Congress has alleged plans by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to attack some All Progressives Congress (APC) Senators as part of the PDP's desperate bid to ensure that Bukola Saraki clings to the position of senate president.

Magu Denies Allegations Of Witch Hunt By EFCC

2 days ago /

The acting chairman of the economic and financial crimes commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, says the commission does not engage in witch-hunt of any individuals or politicians but working within the ambit of the rule of law.

Prospective Voters Accuse INEC Officials Of Extortion

2 days ago /

Prospective voters in the Abuja municipal area council (AMAC) in the federal capital territory are accusing INEC officials of extortion in the ongoing voter registration

House Of Reps Condemns Abandonment Of Onitsha Inland Port

2 days ago /

The House of Representatives has expressed displeasure with the Nigerian inland waterways authority for abandoning the Onitsha inland port, which was completed since 2013.

Victory In By-Elections Is Demonstration Of Trust By Nigerians - APC

2 days ago /

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has described the party’s victory in last weekend’s by-elections as a demonstration of the confidence and trust by the people in the Buhari administration.

Investigate NASS Blockade Now- Youth Parliament

2 days ago /

The Nigeria youth parliament is demanding a full scale investigation into the remote cause of the siege on the national assembly by masked men of the department of state service DSS, last week.


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