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Senate approves card reader, sets fees for aspirants

The Senate has passed the Electoral Act No. 6, 2010 Amendment Bill 2017, making it mandatory for use of card reader and banning of manual accreditation, when it becomes a law.

Enugu council poll: Why we disqualified 73 APC candidates for council poll – SIEC

The Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), says it disqualified 73 candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Nov. 4 council polls in the state for non possession of tax clearance certificates.

Kwara council election a walk over – APC

The All Progressives Congress in Kwara state has said the November the 18th local government election in the state will be a walk over for the party.

Accord Party not participating in Lagos bye-election – chairman

The Accord Party on Friday said it would not participate in the Sept. 30 Lagos constituency bye-election in Eti-Osa Local Government area.

Enugu local poll: Community protests imposition of PDP candidate

Hundreds of indigenes of Oboffia Awkunanaw, in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State protested what they called plans by some political leaders to impose an unpopular candidate on the community ahead of the November 4, Council elections in the state.

Enugu govt approves N310m for council election

Enugu State Executive Council has approved the disbursement of additional N310.23 million for the conduct of the Nov. 4 local government election in the state.

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Cross River Assembly passes 51 bills, initiates 31 motions

The Cross River House of Assembly said it has passed 51 bills and initiated over 31 motions since its inauguration in 2015.

Woman in court over alleged child abuse

A 39-year-old woman, Ada Ananaba, who allegedly inflicted injury on an 11-year-old girl through beating, was on Monday arraigned in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Antoine Griezmann, Philippe Coutinho would fit in at Barcelona – Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez says Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann and Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho would be welcome at Barcelona as the Catalan club continue to be linked with both players.

Security guard gets six-month imprisonment for sleeping on duty

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja on Monday sentenced a security guard, Nasiru Ribado, to six months’ imprisonment for sleeping at his duty post.

Lagos Chamber slams NGO Bill

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has urged the National Assembly to stop considering the Non-Governmental Organisation Regulatory Commission Bill in the interest of democracy, transparency, accountability and inclusiveness.

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INEC registers 21 new political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 21 new political parties, taking the number of registered parties in Nigeria to 67.

Governor Bindow appoints commission of inquiry over Numan/Demsa crises

Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa has appointed a six-man Commission of Inquiry on the recent crises in Numan and Demsa Local Government Areas of the state.

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Goals from Romelu Lukaku and Jesse Lingard gave Manchester United a 2-1 win over West Bromwich Albion on Sunday as Jose Mourinho's men kept their faint title hopes alive.

PDP remains remains committed to democracy – Kola Ologbondiyan

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, says the party remains one big family committed to credible processes that guarantee internal democracy.

Petroleum marketers to establish refinery, oil tank field

In a bold move to halt frequent scarcity of petroleum products in the country, the Independent Petroleum Marketers’ Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), may have concluded plans to establish its own refinery and oil tank field in the country.