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APC Governors Resolve To Support President Buhari

16 hours ago /
Nation 

Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have promised to support the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in improving economic performance, securing the country and further strengthening the bond of unity in the country.

Edo Inaugurates Assembly With Only Nine Members

16 hours ago /
Nation 

The Clerk of the Edo State House of Assembly, Audu Yahaya Omogbai Monday Night, inaugurated nine out of the 24 members-elect for the seventh assembly based on a letter of the proclamation by Gov. Godwin Obaseki.

Ndi, Iri Say 2019 Elections Fell Below 2015 Standards

16 hours ago /
Nation 

The Joint international observation mission of the National Democratic Institute, NDI, and the International Republican Institute, IRI, said Nigeria's 2019 general elections fell significantly short of standards set in 2015.

Delta National Assembly Petition Tribunal Adjourns

16 hours ago /
Nation 

The Governorship/National/State House of Assemblies Election Petition Tribunal, Panel lll; sitting at the Chief Magistrate Court in Asaba, the Delta State Capital has adjourned ruling indefinitely on a petition seeking to dismiss a pre-hearing motion filed by the All Progressive Congress, APC, candidate for Bomadi/Patani Federal Constituency, Collins Eselemor.

Taraba State Government Imposes Curfew On Jalingo

1 day ago /
Security 

Taraba State Government has imposed a curfew on Jalingo following a fresh outbreak of the crisis in Kona and ATC areas of the State capital on Monday, June 17, the curfew will last from 4pm-6am daily until further notice.

Nasarawa Governor Appoints Aides

1 day ago /
Nation 

Nasarawa state Governor Abdullahi Sule has appointed the former Commissioner of Education, Aliyu Tijani as the new secretary to the state government.

 

“Operation Puff Adder” Nabs Over 800 Bandits, Kidnappers, Cultists Nationwide

1 day ago /
Security 

The Nigeria Police says it has so far arrested over eight hundred suspected bandits, kidnappers, and cultists since the launch of its operation coded, “Puff Adder”.

IRI, NDI Submit Election Reports To INEC; Commission Promises Action

1 day ago /
Election 

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has appealed to all Observer organisations that monitored the 2019 General elections to urgently submit their reports in line with the terms of their accreditation.

Kogi APC Governorship Aspirants Endorse Direct Primary

1 day ago /
Politics 

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.

Kanduga Suicide Bomb Blast Kills 30

1 day ago /
Nation 

At least thirty people have been killed in a triple suicide bombing in Konduga, Borno State in northeast Nigeria. The bombing took place outside a packed viewing center.

EU Election Report: Group Demands Yakubu’s Resignation

1 day ago /
Election 

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu has been asked to step aside for proper inquiry into the INEC server controversy.

I Hold No Grudges – Omo-Agege

1 day ago /
Nation 

Barely a week after his emergence as deputy senate president of the 9th Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said he holds no grudges against anyone over the events that preceded his election.

House Of Reps Inaugurates Three Special Committees

1 day ago /
Nation 

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has inaugurated three special committees for the smooth take-off of the 9th house.

 

AA Suspends National Officers

1 day ago /
Politics 

The Action Alliance (AA) has suspended its national chairman, Kenneth Udeze and Secretary James Verimbe indefinitely for anti-party activities.

Nigeria Airforce Destroys Another Boko Haram Hideout In Sambisa

1 day ago /
Security 

The Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole says it has degraded another Boko Haram terrorist hideout in Sambisa Forest.

Supreme Court Fixes July 5 For Judgement In Osun Governorship Election Petition

1 day ago /
Politics 

The Supreme Court has fixed July 5, for judgment in the appeals filed by Senator Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in respect of the dispute over the last governorship election in Osun State.

Labour Picket Securities, Investment Tribunal

1 day ago /
Security 

Protest and counter-protests rocked the securities and investment tribunal Headquarters in Abuja On Monday as organized labor unions under the aegis of the Amalgamated Union Of Public Corporation, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE)  stormed the tribunal to demand improved working conditions.

IPAC Seeks Re-amendment Of Electoral Act Amendment Bill

1 day ago /
Politics 

The Inter-Party Advisory Committee, IPAC has called on key players to begin early consideration of the 30-point recommendations of the European Union observation mission on the 2019 general elections.

Adamawa To Plant 4M Trees In Four Years

1 day ago /
Environment 

The Adamawa State Ministry of Environment says it will plant four million trees in four years. To actualize this, the Adamawa green project was launched on Monday to commemorate World Desertification Day.

INEC Set To Plug Loopholes In 2019 Polls

1 day ago /
Politics 

National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in charge of the northwest, Abubakar Nahuche says it will correct all lapses perceived in the conduct of the 2019 general elections with a view to perfecting the act in subsequent elections.