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N450 million fraud: Court adjoins until June 19 for Dele Belgore, ex-minister’s trial

A Federal High Court Lagos, Monday, fixed June 19, for continuation of trial of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Dele Belgore, and a former Minister of National Planning, Abubakar Sulaiman, standing trial over N450 million fraud.

Imo lawmaker Iwuanyanwu dumps APGA for PDP

Another member of the Imo State House of Assembly, Amara Iwuanyanwu, representing Nwangele Constituency, has defected from the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
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PDP: EU report confirms presidential election was rigged in favour of President Buhari

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday said that the fresh revelations in the European Union (EU) report has further vindicated the PDP and millions of Nigerians, in its position that the February 23 Presidential election was rigged to favour President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Niger State said it had commenced the distribution of sensitive materials to the 25 local government areas of the state for the Governorship and House Assembly elections.

Elections: Political parties created logistic challenges – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the large number of political parties that participated in the 2019 general elections created a lot of logistics problem.
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Presidency reacts to EU report on Nigeria’s 2019 elections

The presidency has welcomed the report of the European Union (EU) on the 2019 general elections in Nigeria, promising to analyse it fully and act on the recommendations in the best interest of the country.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos assemblyman, council boss task Governor Sanwo-Olu on infrastructure

A Lagos State lawmaker, Mr Rasheed Makinde, on Saturday urged Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State to ensure infrastructure development in Ifako Ijaiye area of the state.
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.

INEC: Large number of political parties creates logistics problem

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the large number of political parties that participated in the 2019 general elections created a lot of logistics problem.

Gombe INEC reviews 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission, Gombe State, on Saturday held its post-election review programmed tagged “Review of the 2019 General Elections”.
A former Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Babayo Gamawa, has passed away.

Former PDP deputy chairman passes on

A former Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Babayo Gamawa, has passed away.

PDP: We are living in despotic environment

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that Nigerians are living in a despotic environment, as the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government has greatly eroded the country’s democracy.
Simon Lalong

PDP, Senator Useni urges tribunal to disqualify Governor Lalong for submitting conflicting names

The People’s Democratic Party in Plateau State and it’s governorship candidate in 2019 general elections, Senator Jeremiah Useni governorship election has asked the tribunal to declare Governor Simon Lalong ineligible to contest the 2019 governorship election in the state.
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.

INEC begins move to reform electoral framework, others

The Independent National Electoral Commission is set to embark on reforms, including the electoral legal framework, aimed at ensuring that elections in the country are credible.

INEC sets up peace advancing activities for Kogi, Bayelsa elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission’s National Commissioner for Plateau, Niger and FCT, Professor Antonia Simbene, has disclosed that INEC is putting up peace advancing activities in Bayelsa and Kogi states to forestall violence in the forthcoming elections in the state.

Ex-Governor Fayose: President Buhari honouring MKO Abiola is a shame to Obasanjo

Former Ekiti State governor Ayodele Fayose Thursday said the renaming of Abuja Stadium after Moshood Abiola by President Muhammadu Buhari was to put former president Olusegun Obasanjo to shame.
Nkwachukwu Orji

REC: Violence a major challenge during last election

Dr. Nkwachukwu Orji, Anambra State Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, has said that violence was a major challenge in the conduct of 2019 general elections in the state.
Bala Mohammed

June 12: Bauchi governor pledges to uplift residents’ living standard

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State said on Wednesday that the best way his administration would celebrate Democracy Day was to upgrade the living standard of citizens of the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will, on June 11, re-arraign a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and two others charged with N650 million fraud.

EFCC wants Jumoke Akinjide’s fraud case transferred back to previous judge

Re-arraignment of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, over alleged money laundering could not take place on Tuesday as a result of prosecution’s request that the case be returned to the previous judge.
President Buhari meets with 36 State Governors and Service Chiefs on Security Matters in State House on 7th June 2019 7

President Buhari extends tenure of service chiefs

There are indications that President Muhammadu Buhari might have extended the tenure of the service chiefs.

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Babachir Lawal: Court rejects EFCC uncertified documents

An FCT High Court, in Maitama, on Monday, rejected uncertified documents sought to be tendered by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in the trial of ex- Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir Lawal.
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Osun guber: Governor Oyetola, APC, INEC ask Supreme Court to dismiss Senator Adeleke’s appeal

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have urged the Supreme Court to dismiss the four appeals filed the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke.

NAPTAN boss suggests introduction of PTA in tertiary institutions

Umaru Ebeyan, Nasarawa State Chairman of National Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), has called for the introduction of the association in all tertiary institutions in the country.
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APC cautions Bode George against peddling lies against Asiwaju Tinubu

Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Commodore Bode George, to desist from fabricating lies against Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.