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Senator Nwaoboshi gets reprieve as court halts arrest by SPIP

The Senator representing Delta North, Peter Nwaoboshi, on Thursday got a reprieve from arrest and other punitive actions against him by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP) for recovery of public property.

Governor Okorocha loses in court

An Imo State High Court has ruled against the Governor of the State, Rochas Okorocha, on the demolition of staff quarters of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri.
Simon Lalong

Court stops Governor Lalong from tampering with Gbong Gwon Jos stool

A Plateau State High Court on Thursday issued an interim injunction stopping Governor Simon Lalong from tampering with the composition of the Gbong Gwom Jos Traditional Council.
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: We’ll overcome terrorists, kidnappers, bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday assured the nation will overcome kidnappers, bandits and agents of insecurity.

Enugu East: Court dismiss suit seeking disqualification of Senator-elect Nnamani

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed the suit challenging the nomination of Senator-elect Ken Nnamani as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Enugu East senatorial seat.

Bayelsa youths advocate regular engagement of constituents by legislators

Youths in Bayelsa State have called on political leaders and elected representatives of the state to engage in regular consultations with their constituents in order to know the challenges of development affecting them.
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Governor El-Rufai’s re-election another breakthrough in Kaduna – Uba Sani

The Senator-elect for Kaduna central, Malam Uba Sani, has described the re-election of Governor Nasir El-Rufai in the last Saturday’s polls as one of the most spectacular events in the history of the state.

Imo elections: Electoral officer arrested for mutilating result

The State Returning Officer for the Imo State governorship election, Prof. Francis Otuka, has ordered the arrest of the Electoral Officer and the Returning Officer in charge of Ohaji-Egbema Local Government Area, Ezirim Kelechi and Chris Ogbuadu respectively, for falsifying the election results.

Imo elections: Clash in Owerri as party agents tear result sheets

Collation of results at the INEC collation centre in Owerri has abruptly ended over the destruction of result sheets by party agents.
Scores of adhoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at Ojo and Iba Collation Centres in Lagos on Saturday staged a protest over unpaid allowances.

Lagos elections: Why 55, 000 voters may not vote in Kosofe

There are strong indications that about 55, 000 eligible voters in Ogudu and Ojota axis of Kosofe council in Lagos State may not vote.

Elections: IPAC faults INEC over undeclared results in Abia

The Abia State chapter of Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), has called on the State INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Joseph Iloh, to announce and declare the results and winner of February 23 Aba North/Aba South Federal constituency seat elections.
Muhammadu Buhari

Full Text: President Buhari’s victory speech

First and foremost, I give thanks to Almighty God Who has spared our lives to witness another victory for Nigerian democracy and victory for our party APC.
President Muhammadu Buhari has been re-elected to lead Africa’s most populous country for an additional four years.

Election: President Buhari urges supporters not to gloat or humiliate opposition

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged his supporters not gloat or humiliate opposition as they celebrate his victory.

Elections: Constituent seeks disqualification of House of Reps minority leader over alleged forgery

With less than six days to the National Assembly election, a concerned constituent in Isoko Federal constituency, Peter Enaruke has approached the Federal High Court, Abuja seeking the disqualification of the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Leo Ogor, over alleged forgery of certificates purportedly presented to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Bet agents lament low patronage in Ilorin

Bet agents in Ilorin on Tuesday have lamented low patronage by customers in their betting shops.

UNEP petitioned over activities of HYREP, Shell in Ogoniland

Diaspora groups, the National Union of Ogoni Student International and Ogoni Lives Matter INTL have petitioned the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) on the activities of Hydrocarbon Pollution Restoration Project (HYPREP) and Shell Petroleum in Ogoniland, Rivers State.

Edo court restrains rubber firm from entering community land

After 10 years of legal battle, an Edo State High Court has restrained a multi-million naira rubber plantation company, Imoniyan Holdings Limited, from trespassing into 63 hectares of land belonging to Evbuobateru community.
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Muhammadu Buhari promises support for farmers affected by flooding

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured of support for the farmers negatively affected by the excessive rains of this year farming season.

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The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.

Benue Assembly elects principal officers

The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.
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EFCC expresses worry over use of POS machines

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday expressed concern over what it called the errant use of Point of Sale (POS) machines in the country.
Najila Trindade

Brazilian police file defamation complaint against Neymar’s rape accuser

Brazilian police said on Thursday they had filed a defamation suit against the woman who has accused football star Neymar of rape after she insinuated the force was corrupt.

PDP leaders, lawmakers meet over National Assembly minority positions

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party currently are holding a meeting to strategise on who will be the minority leaders, minority whips and Chairman, PDP Caucus of the National Assembly.

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir charged with corruption

Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir was on Thursday formally charged with corruption, following the completion of an investigation by state prosecutors.