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As the governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi States fast approaches, an election observer, YIAGA AFRICA, yesterday, disclosed training of 1, 077 citizen observers.
The data received by newsmen from the Department of Research and Statistics and confirmed by the NCS’s public relations office indicated that the revenue was generated from 32 commands.
Sen. John Owan-Enoh, the All Progressive Congress (APC) 2019 governorship candidate in Cross River, has called on members of the party to close ranks and build a united and stronger party in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met with the Archbishop of Canterbury, the most reverend and right honourable Justin Welby at the Lambeth Palace, London.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday presented a cheque of N948, 000 to the family of late Mahanan Christopher, an ad hoc staff who died during the 2019 general elections in Plateau.
Deputy Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology, Rep. Olaide Akinremi (APC-Oyo) said he would prioritise legislation that would support use of technology to improve electoral process in the country.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, and/or appropriate anti-corruption agencies to urgently investigate corruption allegations in the use of the monthly federal allocations to the 774 local governments in the country through the 36 state governors and the Federal Capital Territory.”
The minister spoke less than one week after Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo said he did not subscribe to the regulation of social media by the government.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has disclosed that the Nigerian Government is working to inject sanity into the Social Media space which has gone totally out of control.
Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the commission followed the 2019 budgetary provision despite pressure to accommodate some of its activities.
Former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, has warned that the prediction on the disintegration of Nigeria will come to pass if preventive measures were not taken.
A United States diplomat, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, has said the ”gentleman agreement” of zoning of leadership in Nigeria may prompt a tougher electoral process in the next general elections in 2023.
Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has forwarded a list of 23 commissioner-nominees to the state House of Assembly for screening and confirmation as commissioners.
Democracy Vanguard of Nigeria in Diaspora (DVND), an ally to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate for the 2019 general elections, Atiku Abubakar, has expressed concerns over the delay in constituting the seven-man Presidential Elections Appeal Panel.
Ahead of the November governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states, Mr Ekos Akpokabayen, Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), South Africa chapter, has urged the party’s leadership to work hard to ensure that it won.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has been nominated by the African Union (AU) to lead the continental body’s Election Observation Mission to Mozambique’s October 15 general elections.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has disclosed that the commission is currently involved in over 1600 court cases.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that there was no mass defection of its members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Zamfara as alleged by the State Government.
Even now that he has passed on to eternal realms, Prof. Tamunoemi Sokari David-West will forever be remembered as a great patriot and intellectual of formidable standing at home and abroad, Deputy President of the Senate Ovie Omo-Agege has said.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the European Union (EU) over its repeated threat of sanctions, warning that Turkey would “open the gates” for more Islamic State militants to be sent to Europe.
The Senate has introduced a bill which seeks to establish a federal government agency to check hate speech in the country.
English Premier League sharpshooters Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah flew to Africa this week, seeking goals as 2021 Cup of Nations (CAN) qualifying kicks off.
FIFA has signed a “comprehensive” memorandum of understanding with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The partnership will see football’s world governing body join forces with the inter-Governmental group which encompasses 10 countries in the region.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reserved judgment in the appeal filed by the candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Chief Great Ogboru, against the election of Senator Ifeanyi Okowa as the Governor of Delta State.
A new law on recovery and management of stolen public asset has given the federal government at least 30 per cent of the proceeds of asset recovered for state and local governments.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has appealed to all its partners in business to embrace dialogue as a means of resolving issues rather than litigation.
D’Tigress camp came alive on Sunday as players and coaches reported to their base in Maputo for the 2020 pre Olympics qualifiers coming up in Mozambique between November 14 to 17.