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INEC Meets Media

6 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.

Buhari's Academic Qualification Has Been Questioned

6 months ago /

The Appeal Court in Abuja division has reserved judgment in the appeal filed by Ukpai Ukairo against President Muhammadu Buhari challenging his academic qualification for the 2019 presidential election.

Tribunal Confirms Governor Wike's Re-election, Dismisses Petition Of AAC And Its Candidate

6 months ago /

The Rivers state governorship election tribunal has dismissed the petition filed by the African Action Congress, AAC governorship candidate in the 2019 general elections, Biokpomabo Awara, against Independent National Electoral Commission, Governor Nyesom Wike and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Buhari Kicks Against Admission Of Own Bio-data To INEC

6 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari objected to the admission of his form CF001 which contained his personal data submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for February 23, presidential election.

Presidential Tribunal Update: Hearing Day 3

6 months ago /

The presidential election petition tribunal commenced on Monday with the petitioner Abubakar Atiku and his party, PDP tendering result sheets from four local government in Kano state.

Ooni, Soyinka Warn Political Leaders Against Ruga

6 months ago /

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, and Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka have warned Nigerian political leaders to take active steps towards providing solutions to socio-political conflicts that could lead Nigeria to another civil war.

Buhari Commends IDB On Infrastructure

6 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari says no amount of money is too much to revamp Nigeria’s development challenges, especially with a growing population and infrastructure deficit. President Muhammadu Buhari said Sunday in Niamey, Niger Republic.

Trump warns Iran after Tehran vows to boost uranium enrichment

6 months ago /

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said Iran “better be careful,” hours after Tehran announced it would shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal.

Buhari Signs AFCFTA Agreement

6 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, making Nigeria the 53rd state on the continent to append its signature to the document.

APC Approves Indirect Primaries for Kogi Governorship

6 months ago /

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved Indirect Primaries to elect the Party’s candidate for the forthcoming Kogi Governorship election.

Atiku On Osun Ruling: You Can’t Browbeat The Judiciary

6 months ago /

The Presidency says it finds very ridiculous, and even comical, the reaction of former Vice President and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to the Supreme Court ruling affirming the election of Gboyega Oyetola as governor of Osun State.

Tribunal Orders INEC To Provide Useni Team With Documents

6 months ago /

Tribunal orders INEC to supply Useni legal team with relevant documents.

Ooni Calls For Peace In Osun

6 months ago /

Ooni of Ife Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has called on the people of Osun state to fully support Governor Gboyega Oyetola and allow peace to reign in the state.

Buhari Makes Appointments Of Personal Staff

6 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointments of personal staff.

Presidential Assent Of FCT Appropriation Act

6 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Federal Capital Territory Appropriation Act, 2019.

Buhari Approves Reappointment Of Boss Mustapha/Abba Kyari

6 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Boss Mustapha as secretary to the government of the federation.

President Buhari Attends AU Summit In Niger Republic

6 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja Saturday for Niamey, Niger Republic to attend the African Union (AU) Summit, scheduled to hold on July 7.

Presidential Election Petition Update!

6 months ago /

More documents were tendered by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar, as the trial of the substantive petition challenging the 2019 presidential poll entered its second day on Friday.

Principal Officers Named In The 9th House

6 months ago /

Gbajabiamila names Alhasan-Ado Doguwa, Monguno, Akpatason, and Onyejeocha principal officers.

Presidential Election Tribunal Update

6 months ago /

The trial of the substantive petition filed by Atiku Abubakar and his party the PDP over the 2019 presidential election commenced this Thursday morning with tendering of documents by the petitioners.