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The House of Representatives has proposed special conventions for political parties, where the presidential candidates of the parties will emerge to contest in the country’s general elections.
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.
Ahead of next Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra State, the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, deployed a Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of Operation to handle security arrangement before and during the exercise.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has called on the National Assembly to guiding the conduct of elections in the country.
Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has urged the Federal Government to set up a bi-partisan body to develop framework for the restructuring of the country.
The Director General of Governor Willie Obiano campaign organisation for the 2017 Anambra governorship election, Chief Victor Umeh, has said that it was not true that former governor, Mr. Peter Obi, spent his personal money to sponsor the campaigns of the Obiano’s first term.
Barely 24 hours after the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) canvassed a return to the 1963 Constitution, the Pro-National Conference Organisation (PRONACO) has announced plans to reconvene its national confab adjourned in 2007 following calls for the restructuring of the country.
Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed desire to work in harmony with members of other political parties in the state in the interest of peace, good governance and development of the state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has advised political parties to follow electoral guidelines and party principles in the conduct of their primaries for the Anambra Governorship election scheduled for Nov. 28.
Ruling African National Congress (ANC) Chief Whip, Doris Dlakude, said the real intention of the opposition was to carry out a coup d’état. She lamented that “(The opposition) are using the constitution so to collapse government, deter service delivery and sow the seeds of chaos in society so as to ultimately grab power”
Gov. Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa has decried the increased reports of arm robbery in the state, urging security agencies to rise up to the situation.
The United Nations on Tuesday accused Congolese security agents of targeting its during a violence that broke out during a protest on Sunday, Spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani told a briefing in Geneva on Tuesday.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has flouted the achievement of Nigerian athletes in 2017 and challenged anybody to come forward with a sector that had surpassed sports in putting Nigeria on the global map in 2017.
Lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, has raised the alarm over alleged operation of a secret account by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and other joint venture companies.
Hajiya Fatima Madugu, the Niger State Commissioner for Education, says the state government is to renovate six vocational and technical schools and six day secondary schools in 2018.
The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Tuesday said no government official has so far been sanctioned over the last year’s controversial reinstatement and subsequent posting of a former Chairman of the Pension Reforms Commission, Abdulrasheed Maina.
Britain will pay tens of millions of pounds (dollars) toward border security in France and support French military missions as part of moves to bind the countries closer together after Brexit.
Prof. Sheriffdeen Tella, an economist, has appealed to the National Assembly to ensure quick confirmation of members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari in October 2017.
Arsene Wenger believes Jack Wilshere is a future Arsenal captain – despite the midfielder only having six months left on his Emirates Stadium contract.
At least one person was killed in Kinshasa on Sunday after security forces opened fire to disperse protesters at a banned march demanding that President Joseph Kabila stand down, the United Nations and witnesses said.