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Benue APC Calls For Investigation Into The Assassination Of Tribunal Witness

6 months ago /

The Benue chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC has called for an urgent investigation into the gruesome assassination of Hon. Jasper Iornem Dzughgba who was a critical witness in both the Benue State Governorship Election Petition and the Zone A Senatorial Petition before the tribunal.

Breaking: APC Files Motion To Withdraw Petition against PDP

7 months ago /

All Progressives Congress, APC Files Motion Seeking to Withdraw Petition against Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri People Democratic Party, PDP, Victory at the Governorship Election

Presidential Election Petition Update

7 months ago /

The Court of Appeal has adjourned further proceedings in the pre-hearing of the petition filed by the Peoples Democracy Party and Atiku Abubakar till Monday the first of July, 2019.

2019 Polls: Accept Loss With Grace And Maturity, Presidency Advise Opposition

7 months ago /

The Presidency has welcomed the endorsement of 2019 Presidential Elections as free, fair and credible by 60 presidential candidates and chairmen of their parties, urging opposition to accept loss with grace and maturity.

African Parliamentarians Advised On Effective Opposition Politics

7 months ago /

Lawmakers in opposition parties in Africa have been advised to always play a critical role in pushing for policies that will assist in the development and strengthen Africa’s Democracy.

Protesting APC Members Ask Buhari To Take Control Of Governance

7 months ago /

A group of concerned members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has said President Muhammadu Buhari must take over control of governance from politicians who they described as the cabals that have held his government to ransom since 2015.

Action Alliance Suspends Its Leaders

7 months ago /

The National Executive Council of Action Alliance, one of the opposition political parties in Nigeria says it has suspended its national chairman Kenneth Udeze and the national secretary James Vernimbe.

Youth Council Seeks Inclusion Of Young People In Governance

7 months ago /

The African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council and the National Youth Council of Nigeria have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to involve more young persons in the administration of his second tenure.

Nigeria Elected As ILO Chairman

7 months ago /

Nigeria has been elected chairman of the government of all the regional groups of the International Labour Organization (ILO) for the year 2019-2020.

No Immediate Ban Of Almajiris--Presidency

7 months ago /

The Presidency says there is no immediate ban on the Almajiri system as widely reported by the media.

Buhari Signs Mutual Assistance In Criminal Matters Act

7 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act, 2019. 

Cleric Urges FG To Do More To Tackle Insecurity

7 months ago /

The prelate and moderator of the General Assembly, Presbyterian Church of Nigeria, Nze Nsi Eke says security is key to national development.

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

7 months 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

7 months 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

7 months 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

7 months 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

7 months 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

7 months 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

7 months 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

7 months 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.