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Three university lecturers face prosecution over electoral malpractice

Mike Igini, INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Akwa Ibom, on Tuesday said that three university lecturers had been confirmed to have been involved in electoral malpractice during the 2019 general elections.
Stakeholders in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday, unveiled a new agenda aimed at repositioning the organisation into purposeful, focused and result-oriented opposition body that would champion the cause of governance in Nigeria

Appeal court judgement: CUPP demands postponement of Edo, Ondo elections

The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has warned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, against going ahead with the conduct of the imminent Governorship elections in Edo and Ondo States without carrying all political parties in the country along.

Akwa Ibom REC: I can’t be compromised

The Akwa-Ibom State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mike Igini, has described as “misrepresentation, lies and innuendos” allegations which had been on for three weeks that he and other officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), have been compromised.

Edwin Clark challenges INEC to control security agents on election day

A former Federal Commissioner of Information, Chief Edwin Clark, on Thursday urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to take charge of the deployment of security personnel during the February and March elections.

[email protected]: Nigerians deserve salute in face of failed leadership – Uche Secondus

As the nation marked its 58 independence anniversary yesterday, the National Chairman of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, said that Nigerians deserve salute for their dexterity in the face of failed leadership.
National Assembly

Panel sets up sub-committee to screen INEC’s N143 billion budget

The 2019 elections budget continues to linger in National Assembly as the Joint National Assembly Panel on the Independent National Electoral Commission has set up another sub-committee to look into the N143 billion budget submitted on Tuesday.

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Looters invade NYSC camp in Abuja

Some hoodlums on Tuesday morning broke into the Orientation Camp of the National Youth Corps in Kubwa, Abuja.

ICPC to probe looted palliatives

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission says it is set to commence the investigation of the sources of looted items.
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has condemned what it called the silence of President Buhari over protests against operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, a unit of the Nigeria Police Force, in the past two weeks.

#EndSARS: Nigeria risks resurgence of virus – PTF

The Federal Government says the risk of a resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria is high due to the large gatherings of the #EndSARS protesters and the mayhem that followed.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo charged Thursday that China may have known of the new coronavirus as early as November, renewing accusations that Beijing has not been transparent and again drawing ire from China.

China tells US not to ‘bully’ Sri Lanka ahead of Mike Pompeo’s visit

Washington had said the Indian Ocean island must make ‘difficult but necessary choices’ regarding its ties with Beijing.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is amazed by Mohamed Salah's record with the club.

Liverpool skipper amazed by Mo Salah record

Salah's goal during the 2-2 draw with Everton at Goodison Park earlier this month saw him reach the milestone of a century of strikes in just 159 appearances.