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Names Of 36 Commissioner Nominees Sent To State Assembly - Ayade

1 day ago /

Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade has sent names of 36 commissioner nominees to the state House of Assembly for screening.

House Of Representatives Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, Swears In Three (3) New Members

2 weeks ago /

The Speaker of the House of Representatives has sworn in three members who replaced lawmakers sacked by various courts.

APC Wins Governorship Election In Bayelsa State

2 weeks ago /

David Lyon, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, has won the Nov. 16 election in Bayelsa State.

Yahaya Bello Wins Governorship Election in Kogi State

2 weeks ago /

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has dedicated his victory in last Saturday’s governorship election to the entire people of the state and his mother.

Snatch Ballot Boxes At The Expense Of Your Life, Police Warn

3 weeks ago /

The Deputy Inspector General of Police, Operation, AbdulMajeed Ali, has warned those planning to snatch ballot boxes during Saturday’s elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States.

Michael Bloomberg Appraises US Presidential Election 2020

3 weeks ago /

Billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg is considering entering the race for the US Democratic Party's presidential nomination.

Democrats Claim Victory In Key Virginia And Kentucky Elections

4 weeks ago /

US Democrats have made gains in state elections, in what is being seen as a blow to President Donald Trump.

Boris Johnson To Make Fresh General Election Bid

1 month ago /

Boris Johnson will try for a fourth time to secure an early general election, after MPs rejected his plan.

Court Of Appeal Orders Dansuki's Release From DSS Custody

4 months ago /

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has ordered the release of former National Security Adviser,  Col. Sambo Dasuki and declared the continuous detention since December  2015 by the Department of State Security Service (DSS) as illegal, unlawful and unconstitutional.

11th Wole Soyinka Media Lecture: Oby Ezekwesili Advocates Gender And Youth Participation In Politics

4 months ago /

For Nigeria to take its rightful position in the comity of nations, there is need to address the gender gap in the body polity of the nation, by ensuring that women and indeed youths actively participate in politics.

President Buhari Has Directed The Production Of E-Passports

4 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the production and personalization of all Nigerian E-passports and related documentation shall be the sole responsibility of the Nigerian Security Printing & Minting Company (NSPMC).

Updates From The Court Of Appeal: The PDP And Atiku/Obi Called Witness Number 179

4 months ago /

The PDP and Atiku/Obi called witness number 179 on the witness list: Yalwe Yusuf. He was asked if he voted on Election Day and he said yes.

Court of Appeal Update: PDP And Atiku Call Witness Number 26

4 months ago /

The PDP and Atiku/Obi tendered a document to the court. A manual on election technologies and a receipt certifying the said documents from INEC.

PDP And Atiku/Obi Called Witness Number 153 On The Witness List

4 months ago /

From the Court of Appeal, more witnesses were called for the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal such as John Desert Makama.

PDP And Atiku/Obi Called Witness Number 118 On The Witness List

4 months ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) counsel Abdulrahaman Usman.  He was asked if before his nomination as a witness, his name was sent to INEC by his party and he said yes. 

Witnesses Are Called In For Presidential Election Petition Tribunal

4 months ago /

A witness from Kaduna state told the court that there were numerous issues of over-voting in Kano state and that he is an LGA Collation agent for the PDP. The PDP legal team called witness number 143 on the witness list: Jafaru Abbas Ibrahim. 

Reuben Okoya Joins Bayelsa Governorship Race

4 months ago /

Political leaders in the forthcoming Bayelsa governorship election want women to come out in their numbers to join the gubernatorial race ahead of the November polls.

Kogi Polls: Yahaya Bello Picks Nomination Form

4 months ago /

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, is the first aspirant to pick the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship nomination and expression of interest form after paying 22.5 million Naira.

PDP, Atiku Defeated Buhari in Katsina, Party Chairman Tells Tribunal

4 months ago /

The State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Katsina State, Salisu Maijigiri, told the Presidential Election Tribunal, that his party’s presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Atiku Abubakar, defeated President Muhammadu Buhari, in the state.

INEC Meets Media

5 months ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, continues its review of the 2019 general elections on Monday with an interactive session with senior journalists and editors in Lagos.


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