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Simon Lalong: A victory delayed, not denied

It is a trite principle law that when judgment is passed on a matter, it must not only be fair to one party but just to the overall interest of the society.

Female parliamentarians enhance women participation in politics

The Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Mr Moustapha Cisse Lo, has disclosed that ECOWAS Female Parliamentarians Association, (ECOFEPA) has championed the legislation for the enhancement of women participation in politics in West Africa.
President Buhari receives in Congratulatory Visit Members of the Traditional Rulers Council in State House on 5th Mar 2019-5

President Buhari urges traditional rulers to support fight against criminality

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday welcomed traditional rulers in the country to the “Next Level”, urging them to be prepared to play a crucial role in the prevention and detection of criminal activities in their domains.
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Election postponement: Psychiatrist urges calmness to prevent health issues

A consultant psychiatrist, Dr Maymunnah Kadiri, says there is need for the citizenry to remain calm to forestall possible health challenges that could arise from the sudden postponement of the general elections.

Eze Madumere: Oppression’ll end in Imo after polls

Imo State Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere, has assured the citizenry that oppression, intimidation and all anti-people policies will end in the state, after this year’s polls.
National Chairman, Action Peoples Party (APP), Mr Ikenga Ugochiyere

CUPP demands release of Daily Trust’s reporters, compensation

The Coalition of United Political Parties on Monday demanded the immediate release of Daily Trust’s reporters arrested when soldiers invaded the medium’s offices in Abuja, Lagos, and Maiduguri on Sunday.

2019: INEC warns political parties against inciting statements

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ondo State has warned political parties against using inciting or uncouth words capable of breaching the existing peace in the state during their campaigns.

2019: Ooni urges Nigerians to support INEC

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has urged Nigerians to support the Independent National Electoral Commission to achieve the goals of conducting free, fair and credible elections in 2019.
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Abia gets new police commissioner

Mr Chris Ezike, on Monday, assumed duty as the new Commissioner of Police (CP) in Abia, promising to pursue a more effective and vigorous community policing in the state.
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CSOs lament federal government’s inconsistent fight against corruption, money laundering

Civil society organisations (CSOs) under the aegis of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) in collaboration with Transparency International (TI) and GIABA have frowned on governments’ inconsistent method of fighting what they term, ‘the triple monster’ of corruption, money laundering and counter financing of terrorism in the country.
President Buhari receives in Official Visit, Prince of Wales, Prince Charles and His Wife Duchess of Cornwall , Camilla in State House on 6th Nov 2018 5

PDP tells Prince Charles to counsel Muhammadu Buhari on rights violations, political intolerance

The Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday welcomed Prince Charles of Britain to Nigeria, urging him to caution President Muhammadu Buhari on the continued violation of human rights, siege on democratic institutions, political intolerance and stifling of opposition and free speech in the country under his administration.

NCF calls for enforcement of sanitation laws to curb pollution

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation on Saturday called for the enforcement of sanitation laws in Lagos State to serve as deterrent to abuses on the environment compounding plastic pollution.

[email protected]: David Mark urges citizens not to lose faith in project Nigeria

Former President of the Senate and Peoples Democratic Party Presidential aspirant, Senator David Mark, has implored the citizenry not to lose faith in the project Nigeria.

[email protected]: Muhammadu Buhari’s administration reminiscent of colonial rule – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has no rectitude to preside over the nation’s Independence Anniversary as its insensitivity, impunity and oppressive proclivities are reminiscent of colonial rule.

Aminu Tambuwal: I’ll facilitate robust debate on restructuring

Peoples Democratic Party leading presidential aspirant and Sokoto State governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has pledged to devolve more powers to states and local governments if elected President come February 2019.

Akinwunmi Ambode orders immediate statewide repair of potholes on roads

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has ordered a state-wide filling of potholes to ensure smooth vehicular movement and to repair roads washed off by the rains.

2019: Group engages political aspirants at Lagos summit

A group, The Ambassadors, has said people vying for political offices in the 2019 elections should seek to realise the “Nigerian Dream” through their plans for the nation.

Governor Ambode: Lagos committed to public procurement law

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has reiterated government’s commitment to the application of the State’s Public Procurement Law.

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Man jailed 15 years in Ekiti for manslaughter

A 52-year-old man, Joshua Akanbi, has been jailed for 15 years by an Ado Ekiti High Court for manslaughter. He committed the offence during a land dispute between Ayede Ekiti and Itaji Ekiti in 2017.

NAF to take delivery of battle aircraft

The Nigerian Air Force says it will take delivery of Augusta 109 power helicopter from Italy soon, to strengthen its arsenal for the fight against insurgency in the North-West.
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Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.

Election petitions: PCA Bulkachuwa threatens to deal with erring judges

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday warned that the court will not hesitate to deal decisively with any chairman or member of the Election Petitions Tribunal found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reclaim my mandate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.