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INEC To Distribute Permanent Voters Card In 10 States

4 years ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will distribute permanent voters card to eligible voters in ten states of the federation between Friday May 23 and Sunday May 25, 2014.    

PDP Accuses APC Of Insincerity Concerning The Aid To End Insurgency

4 years ago /

Nigeria’s ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says it does not see as sincere the recent overtures by the leading opposition party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, to partner with the federal government to end insurgency

PDP Postpones Ekiti Rally

4 years ago /

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has postponed by one week, the Presidential flag-off of Ekiti state governorship election campaign billed for Thursday.  

Feyisetan Fayose Calls On Ekiti Women To Vote En masse In Forthcoming Elections

4 years ago /

Women in Ekiti State have been urged to participate actively in the forthcoming governorship election in the state.    

Ayo Fayose Promises To Improve Welfare of Teachers If Elected

4 years ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the June governorship election in Ekiti State Ayodele Fayose has assured teachers in the state of better welfare if voted in as governor. Fayose said this while addressing supporters in Ise-Ekiti.  

APC Supporters Attack AIT Crew During Kano LG Election

4 years ago /

Mixed reactions have continued to trail Saturday’s local government election in Kano state.

Ayo Fayose Calls Bola Tinubu's Allegation On Plan To Rig Ekiti Election As Reckless

4 years ago /

The assertion by the All Progressive Congress (APC) national leader, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had planned to rig the Ekiti state governorship poll has been described as reckless talk.  

Ayo Fayose Takes Governorship Campaign To Rural Areas

4 years ago /

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the June governorship election in Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has promised the rural dwellers provision of improved social amenities if elected as governor again.  

Constituency Project: Honourable Aishatu Modibbo Thanks President Jonathan

4 years ago /

The chairperson, Nigeria's house of representatives committee on constituency projects, Aishatu Dahiru Modibbo has commended president Goodluck Jonathan and the executive for continuously providing funds to support national assembly members in the implementation of zonal constituency projects.  

Gabriel Suswam Wins Election Petition At The Supreme Court

4 years ago /

The Supreme Court has dismissed the suit filed by the then action congress of Nigeria governorship candidate in Benue State, Steve Ugba who is asking the court to re-open his case.    

INEC Ready To Distribute PVC

4 years ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC is ready to distribute the Permanent Voters Card PVC.                                     T

Catholic Church calls for consideration of six years single tenure

4 years ago /

The human rights arm of the Catholic Church in Nigeria, the Justice Development and Peace Commission has called on Federal and State lawmakers to reconsider the six-year single tenure for the President and State Governors.

APC calls on President Jonathan to cancel political rallies

4 years ago /

The All Progressives Congress APC has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to cancel all political rallies being planned for him across the country until the 200 missing schoolgirls are found.    

Kwara Politics: President Jonathan says PDP must reclaim stolen mandate

4 years ago /

President Jonathan on Tuesday vowed to reclaim Kwara state which is under the control of the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC.

Party funding: Political parties come up with divergent views

4 years ago /

Funding of political parties in the country has remained a contentious issue since the return of democracy in 1999.

Former British Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw speaks to Nigerian lawmakers

4 years ago /

Former British Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw believes Nigeria must have to tackle corruption and reduce the level of inequality in the country if it is to make progress.

APC denies sacking consultant

4 years ago /

The All Progressive Congress, APC said on Wednesday that it did not sack its consultant on account of its invitation of Oby Ezekwesili as guest speaker at its summit in Abuja on Monday.  

Democracy and Governance: Amaechi, Falana, Straw and Bruton brainstorm

4 years ago /

Issues of governance took centre stage at an International Conference on Democracy and Good Governance organized by the Rivers State government.

PROTESTERS SAY 'NO' TO GOVERNOR AMAECHI'S GOOD GOVERNANCE CONFERENCE

4 years ago /

Some protesters on Tuesday took to the streets of Port Harcourt to condemn what they say is the high-handedness of the current administration in rivers state.

NORTHERN LEADERS SPEAK ABOUT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

4 years ago /

Northern leaders under the aegis of the Northern Elders and Leaders Forum rose from a 2-day meeting in Kano on Tuesday with the resolve to take part in the forthcoming National Conference.