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Prof. Attahiru Jega, Former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Friday advised the 9th Assembly to adopt electronic voting for effective monitoring of bills and motions.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said Nigerians need more enlightenment on the core functions of members of the National Assembly.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that more enlightenment was needed for many Nigerians on the core functions of members of the National Assembly.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, on Wednesday said that Nigerians need more enlightenment on the core functions of members of the National Assembly.
Tijani Muhammad-Bande, President of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, was among several Muslims that attended a special church service in New York on Monday evening.
The Former governor of Kaduna State, and chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Alhaji Balarabe Musa, has said that the party welcomes the former chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, into the party that the commission once deregistered under Jega’s leadership.
Former National Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Muhammad Attahiru Jega and other prominent Nigerians have joined forces to reposition the masses-oriented People’s Redemption Party (PRP) for more nationalistic outlook ahead of 2023 general elections.
Prof. Attahiru Jega, former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called for a review of extant laws to further deepen democracy in Nigeria.
Prof. Attahiru Jega, former Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has called for a review of extant laws to further deepen democracy in Nigeria.
A Nigerian lawyer, Femi Falana, has said Nigeria lacks mechanism to end corruption.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday, June 11, declare open a National Democracy Day Anti-corruption Summit.
A Commonwealth group has been appointed to observe the 2019 Malawi Tripartite elections. It will be led by Thabo Mbeki, the second post-Apartheid South African President.
The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has urged university lecturers to stop “smearing the Ivory Tower with political faeces”.
Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, has faulted Nigeria’s electoral system describing it as being under assault.
In 1999, the Independent National electoral Commission, under Justice Ephraim Akpata, spent over 32billion naira to conduct the 1999 general elections. At that time there was no National Assembly. The approving authority then was the 33 man Provisional Ruling Council headed by General Abdusalam Abubakar, GCFR.
The 2019 general election in Nigeria has been described by international and local observers, stakeholders, direct participants and the electorate themselves as a “disappointment”, “ a bad day for democracy”, “a step back from whatever Nigeria may have achieved since the return to civilian rule,”, “a shameful exercise”, “below par”, “an affront on international standards and best practice”… indeed, there is a near-universal consensus that the 2019 elections have failed the test of integrity.
Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, says his moral authority plays a role in his ability to influence elections.
Chief Edwin Clark, leader of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and Ijaw National Congress (INC), on Wednesday asked Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman, to explain to Nigerians the involvement of Niger State All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial candidate, Mohammed Sani Musa, as its contractor for the production of sensitive electoral materials in the general elections.
Zinedine Zidane would have been left swearting as Gareth Bale and Luka Modrić both struggled in the final moments of the game.
Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram sect, has asked the people of Borno state to repent and seek the face of God.
Spain's Supreme Court has sentenced Catalonia's former deputy leader to 13 years in prison over his role in a banned 2017 independence referendum.
The ECOWAS Court of Justice has ordered the Nigerian government to pay a soldier, Barnabas Eli, N10 million as compensation following his dismissal from the Nigerian Army for the loss of his rifle in 2012.
There was anxiety on Sunday as state chairmen of the All Progressives Congress met behind closed-doors in Abuja over their grievances with the national leadership of the party.
The dollar found support on Tuesday while investors awaited the outcome from crucial Sino-U.S. trade talks in Washington, with many staying cautious as neither side has shown signs of giving ground at the negotiations.
An accident involving an articulated vehicle and a Volkswagen Sharon bus at Hawan Kibo area of Plateau has left five persons dead.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) apprehended about 95 graduates with fake certificates from Nigeria and foreign universities and handed them over to security agencies during the last orientation exercise.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences (ICPC) has solicited the collaboration of the Nigerian Police to tackle corruption in the force.
Dr. Margaret Amoakohene, the chairperson of the Anti-sexual Harassment Committee of the University of Ghana, has said that there were no pieces of evidence against the lecturers of the university in the recently released #SexForGrades documentary.