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Adamu Bulkachuwa

Appeal Court refuses to sack Senator Bulkachuwa

The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal has refused to nullify the election of Senator Adamu Bulkachuwa representing Bauchi North, Alhaji Adamu Bulkachuwa, over allegation that he was not the proper candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the senatorial seat.
Adamu Bulkachuwa

APC chieftain faults Appeal Court’s failure to sack Senator Bulkachuwa

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Usman Tuggar, has faulted the refusal of the Court of Appeal in Abuja to uphold his appeal against a judgment affirming the election of Alhaji Adamu Bulkachuwa, husband of the court’s President, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa.
Ahmad Lawan

Senate presidency: 61 senators-elect to vote Ahmed Lawan

The coast got clearer for Dr. Ahmed Lawan on Saturday in his quest to become the next Senate President following his endorsement for the race by no fewer than 61 Senators-elect .

PDP asks appeal court president to leave presidential poll tribunal

The Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday asked the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, to withdraw as a member of the five-man panel of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal.

Elections: INEC releases list of elected senators

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a list of senators elected for the ninth assembly so far.

Bauchi APC aspirants deny defection rumour

Two senatorial aspirants of the APC in Bauchi State, yesterday, denied that they have plans to dump the party.

Osun guber: PDP accuses APC of using PCA’s husband to influence election tribunals

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) of attempts to use the husband of the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa, to influence the election petition tribunals in Ekiti and Osun states.
Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central

Bauchi: Suleiman Gamawa, Isa Misau pick PDP senatorial tickets unopposed

Senators Suleiman Gamawa and Isa Misau who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party recently have picked the party’s senatorial tickets unopposed, Wilson Iorshe, the Chairman of the election panel, has said.
National Assembly

National Assembly adopts fourth version of Electoral Amendment Act

The Senate and the House of the Representatives Joint Committee on Electoral Matters on Tuesday, adopted the fourth version of the 2018/2019 Electoral Amendment Act.

PDP urges President Buhari to sign Electoral Act amendment bill

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2018 without further delay, contending that his vacillation over the bill was inimical to the conduct of the impending general elections slated for the first quarter of next year.
National Assembly

National Assembly committee still deadlocked on INEC election budget

The National Assembly Joint Committee on Electoral Matters saddled with the responsibility of looking into the 2019 general election budget proposal of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is yet to agree on what to approve for the electoral body in preparation for the elections beginning in February 2019.
National Assembly

2019 Election budget: National Assembly Joint Committee reconvenes August 27

The National Assembly Joint Committee on Electoral Matters which adjourned sine die on Friday is now to reconvene on August 27 to harmonise the 2019 general elections budget proposal for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

INEC: Number of registered voters rises to 82 million

The request for N189 billion by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to prosecute the 2019 general elections suffered a setback yesterday when the National Assembly Joint Committee on Electoral Matters adjourned indefinitely following disagreement among the members

EFCC arraigns PDP deputy chairman, five others for alleged N500m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday arraigned the Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, Alhaji Babayo Garba Gamawa, and five others over an alleged N500m fraud.

Senate overrules committee, clears rejected REC nominee

The Senate Wednesday overruled its Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and cleared a Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) nominee from Zamfara State, Ahmed Bello Mahmud.

Governor Abubakar nominates chief of staff as new deputy

Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar of Bauchi State has nominated his Chief of Staff, Audu Sule Katagum, as the new Deputy Governor to replace Engr. Nuhu Gidado, who resigned last week.

APC: Bauchi ward congress peaceful, successful

The Bauchi State All Progressives Congress (APC) congress committee has stated that the ward congresses conducted last Saturday in the state was successful and peaceful.

Controversies trail APC ward congress in Bauchi

A faction of the All Progressives Party (APC) in Bauchi State loyal to House Speaker Yakubu Dogara has warned the chairman of the Ward and Local Government Congress Committee, Dr Tony Macfoy, to abide by the guidelines of the party during the conduct of the ward congress in the state.

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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.
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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.