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On the making of a People’s Constitution

The historical context of this occasion of the public presentation of the Minority Report & Draft Constitution for the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1976 is bound to generate hope with an admixture of regrets.

Festus Keyamo: You don’t need WAEC to be president or governor

A senior advocate of Nigeria and spokesman for President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign, Festus Keyamo, said a certificate of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) is not a criterion to contest an election and emerge Nigeria president or governor in any state in the country.
Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA)

ECWA expresses worry over increasing cases of kidnapping, banditry

The headquaters of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) has expressed worry over the increasing cases of kidnapping and banditry across the country.

CAN assures ninth National Assembly of spiritual support, seeks collaboration

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has rejoiced with the 9th assembly, and gave the assurance of spiritual support to the all-important arm of government.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court affirms recall of 181 sacked personnel of NSCDC

The Supreme Court has affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, that recalled 181 sacked personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

INEC promises transparency on Rivers poll, rules out fresh exercise

In line with its earlier promise, the ¸Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that it would conclude the collation of the Rivers State governorship election between April 2 and 5, this week.

Court dismisses NECA, Nigeria Breweries’ suit against lottery commission

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed the suit filed by the Nigeria Employer’s Consultative Association, NECA, and the Nigeria Breweries against the National Lottery Regulatory Commission on whether sales promotion by companies fall within the regulation of the commission.
national assembly abuja

PDP: National Assembly leadership not exclusive to APC

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the leadership of the National Assembly is not an entitlement of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP: Our members can vie for positions in National Assembly

The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday said that its federal lawmakers elected into the Ninth National Assembly can contest for leadership positions in the Senate and the House of Representatives.

Justice Onnoghen likely to face fresh criminal charges

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, may face two fresh trials on alleged huge deposits on his accounts.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Kano elections: PDP urges INEC to declare Abba Yusu winner of governorship poll

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to immediately declare its candidate, Abba K. Yusuf, the winner of the Kano governorship election, based on the results of the March 9 polls.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari inaugurates panel for state legislature, judiciary autonomy

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday inaugurated a presidential implementation committee on autonomy of state legislature and judiciary.

Bauchi elections: Court fixes March 25 for judgment

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed March 25 to deliver judgment on a suit seeking to stop (INEC) from resuming collation or announcing result of Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Justice Tanko: Walter Onnoghen remains substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, ACJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has said that suspended Justice Walter Onnoghen, remains the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria.

Rivers election: Court dismisses suit seeking to nullify Governor Wike’s candidacy

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has dismissed a suit seeking to disqualify the Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, from participating in the 2019 gubernatorial elections.
Dapo Abiodun

Elections: Court upholds Dapo Abiodun as Ogun APC governorship candidate

An FCT High Court, Apo, on Thursday upheld the candidacy of Adedapo Abiodun as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress for Ogun State in the Saturday governorship election.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abukabar: Why I want INEC to surrender election materials for inspection

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday, adduced reasons why he applied for an order to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to surrender all the materials used for the February 23 presidential election, for inspection.

Ex-Amnesty boss Paul Boroh, 16 others forfeit N732 million to federal government

Brigadier-General Paul Tarela Boroh, former special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Presidential Amnesty Programme has forfeited N732.85million to the Federal Government.

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My husband is randy, separate us – Woman begs court

An Oke-Bola-based trader, Olabisi Adejola, has pleaded with a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, to dissolve her 16-year-old union to her husband, Paul because he is too sex hungry and often rape her.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Zamfara government ready to implement recommendations on security

Zamfara state government has assured that it would implement every recommendation by the federal and states security administrators forum after two days of deliberation on how to end the constant mayhem in the state.
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Unai Emery: Arsenal need to recover confidence at Leicester City

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has urged his players to "recover their confidence" during a crucial showdown against Leicester City this weekend.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Minister: Nigeria needs executive to end open defecation

Mr Suleiman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, says an executive order is needed to end open defecation in the country.
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YIAGA to deploy PVT technology for Kogi, Bayelsa elections

YIAGA AFRICA, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) on Friday said it was set to deploy the Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) for the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.