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Ahead of the inauguration of the ninth National Assembly, the Transition Monitoring Group has expressed support for adoption of open ballot for election of presiding officers.
The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has blamed low turn of electorate during Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly polls across the country on “militarisation and over policing” of voting process.
A civil rights organisation, Transition Monitoring Group, expressed fears over the conduct of political parties towards officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, with a demand that they should “desist from heating up the polity ahead of the elections rescheduled for February 23, 2019.”
Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana; Transition Monitoring Group (TMG); Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), and other rights activists have tasked the federal government to end the incessant killings in Zamfara State.
In order to stop the enthronement of irresponsible political class in the coming 2019 general elections, the campaigns against vote buying and selling must transcend media hype, Dr. Garba Abari, the Director General of National Orientation Agency (NOA) has warned.
The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), a coalition of civil society organisations in Nigeria working on electoral issues, has expressed concerns over the refusal of Assent by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Electoral Amendment Bill.
The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will use devices to track campaign expenses of political parties for the 2019 general elections.
Dr. Cosmas Ilechukwu, General Overseer of Charismatic Renewal Ministries, has said that the present dominance of money politics in Nigeria has made it impossible for the emergence of best minds in governance.
Renowned civil society coalition, the Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has said former President Olusegun Obasanjo should stand trial if indicted by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
Monica Osagie, the victim in the sex-for-marks scandal at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has told an investigative panel that the disgraced professor, Richard Akindele, deliberately failed her because she refused his sexual demand.
The alleged victim of sexual harassment by a lecturer in the Department of Accounting at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile -Ife, Ms. Monica Osagie, has been summoned to appear before the investigative panel probing the incident on Tuesday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it cannot investigate a former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu, who recently confessed to rigging previous elections in the country in favour of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Professor Soyinka soon took his leave. I joined the Director of the Centre to see off our esteemed guest. As he stepped out of the venue, he was surrounded by a group of reporters and admirers who wanted selfies. One of them asked him to provide a quick summary of his keynote address.
Almost all representatives of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Faith Based Organisations (FBOs) Wednesday vehemently denounced the proposed establishment of a regulatory commission for supervision, co-ordination and supervision of the groups’ activities in the country.
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A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.
The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.
Passengers at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, have expressed disappointment in Dana airline meant to fly them from Abuja to Port-Harcourt.
Armed robbers on Friday morning invaded female hostel of the Obafemi Awolowo hall, University of Ibadan and carted away valuables.
France won’t back off from its planned tax on companies like Facebook and Google, even after the US suggested it may use trade tools against the levy.
Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku is not training with his team-mates in Australia on Thursday.
The governor made the promise at an event organised by the civil servants to celebrate his Friday’s victory at the Supreme Court, which reaffirmed him as the winner of the September 22, 2018, state governorship election.