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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated Olumide Akpata on his emergence as the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

NBA elections: Olumide Akpata, others receive certificates of return

The Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association on Sunday presented Certificates of Return to the winners of the just-concluded association’s national officers’ elections.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Zamfara election: Why Supreme Court declined to set-aside judgement

The Supreme Court, on Friday, declined to set-aside its judgement that sacked all candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, that won various positions in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections.
The pioneer Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty for Niger Delta militants, Chief Ndutimi Alaibe, has said he would deploy the amnesty template to tackle insecurity in Bayelsa if elected governor.

Bayelsa guber: PDP, Seriake Dickson beg Timi Alaibe over Governor Diri

A former managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Timi Alaibe, has turned into a beautiful bride overnight for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State following Friday’s swearing in of Senator Douye Diri as governor.

Bayelsa guber: Supreme Court judgment indictment on INEC – SAN

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, said on Friday that the Supreme Court judgment on the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State is an indictment on the Independent National Electoral Commission.

PDP sweeps Adamawa local councils election

Mr. Isa Shetima, chairman, Adamawa State Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC), who declared the results on Sunday in Yola, said the result of councillors for the 226 wards had been announced at the local government levels.

INEC presents certificates of return to Bayelsa governor-elect, APC lawmaker-elect

Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated 44 candidates including the Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Diri, to win a keenly contested election.

INEC withdraws over 70 certificates of return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has withdrawn and re-issued over 70 certificates of return, after the 2019 general election.
FILE PHOTO- New Executive members of the Lagos State House of Assembly Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) after their elections on Thursday.

Lagos Assembly staff association gets new executives

The Lagos State House of Assembly chapter of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) on Thursday elected new executive members to lead the association for the next four years.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Elections: INEC withdraws 64 certificates of return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has so far withdrawn 64 Certificates of Return and re-issued them to persons declared winners by courts of law, following the 2019 general elections.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Elections: INEC withdraws 25 certificates-of-return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has withdrawn 25 Certificates-of-Return issued to some candidates that won during the 2019 general elections. The decisions to withdraw the certificates were based on court orders.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Chukwuemeka Eze: Why Governor Wike sacked 12 council chiefs, 15 PDP chairmen

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has revealed reasons behind the sacking of 12 Local Government Chairmen by the state Governor, Nyesom Wike immediately after the governorship and State Assembly elections.

INEC presents certificates of return to Governor Wike, lawmakers in Rivers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented Certificates of Return to Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, his deputy, Ipalibo Banigo, and other members of the House of Assembly.

INEC issues certificates of return to 40 Lagos assembly members-elect

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday presented Certificates of Return to the 40 members-elect of the Lagos State House of Assembly, who emerged victorious during the March house of assembly elections.
Alhaji Mukhtar Shehu Idris of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of the Zamfara State governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Zamfara governor-elect sues INEC over refusal to issue certificate of return

No fewer than 20 political parties in Zamfara State have sued the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over its refusal to issue Certificates of Return to the governor-elect and members-elect of the state House of Assembly.

INEC: Lagos Assembly members-elect receive certificates of return Friday

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Lagos State says it will present Certificates of Return on Friday to the 40 members-elect of the Lagos State House of Assembly.

Governor Ortom receives certificate of return, thanks President Buhari

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue and his deputy, Benson Abounu, on Friday received their Certificates of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Makurdi.

Governor Ayade, 25 assembly members-elect get certificates of return

Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, his deputy, Prof. Ivara Esu, and all the 25 elected members of the State House of Assembly, got their Certificates of Return (CoR) from the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in the state office of the commission in Calabar.
Aminu Masari

Governor Masari, 34 Katsina lawmakers-elect receive certificates of return

Governor Aminu Masari and 34 newly elected State House of Assembly members, on Friday, received their Certificates of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission in Katsina.

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The Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi, Mr Philip Maku, has warned criminals operating in the state to repent from their evil ways or leave the state.

#EndSARS: Police confirm attack on station in Ebonyi

The Police Command in Ebonyi has confirmed Thursday’s attack on Uburu Police Station in Ohaozara Local Government Area of the state by suspected hoodlums.
President Muhammadu Buhari

#EndSARS: President Buhari urged to probe Lekki shootings

A coalition of women groups, Mothers United and Mobilised (MUM), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to constitute a transparent panel of inquiry into alleged shooting of unarmed EndSARS protesters in Lekki on Tuesday.
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#EndSARS: Institute invites protesters for dialogue

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Manchester United in buoyant mood ahead of clash with Chelsea

Manchester United will approach Saturday’s home English Premier League (EPL) clash with Chelsea in buoyant mood rather than in trepidation.
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China threatens retaliation over US-Taiwan arms sale

China on Thursday threatened to make a “legitimate and necessary” retaliation over the US sale of $1 billion worth of missiles to Taiwan as Beijing becomes increasingly strident over its claims to the self-ruled island.