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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has dismissed speculations that the National Identity Number (NIN) was a prerequisite for registration by prospective voters, saying it was only one of the means of identification provided for, under Section 10 Sub-Section 2 of the Electoral Act.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rescheduled its congresses for the North Central, South West and North West geopolitical zones on April 10, 2021.
In the interest of equity, justice and unity of Nigeria, the South East geopolitical zone of the country is condemned to produce the next President of Nigeria.
In continuation of its conduct of the off-season elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Saturday April 24, 2021 for the conduct of the bye-election to fill the vacant seat for the Rimba/Ebagi Ward of Abaji Area Council of Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has commended the ruling of a High Court in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa-Ibom State, which sentenced a Nigerian educationist, Professor Peter Ogban, to three years in prison for election fraud.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State Tuesday said that petitions filed at the state election petition tribunal against his victory at the September 19 governorship election were motivated by greed, malice.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state Monday floored the Action Democratic Party (ADP) and its governorship candidate in the September 19, 2020 governorship election, Iboi Emmanuel, at the Edo state governorship election petition tribunal as a petition brought against him and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was dismissed.
All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the just-concluded Aba North/South Federal Constituency by-election, Hon Mascot Uzor Kalu, has urged his supporters and APC members to accept the result and remain calm.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has strengthened its dominance of Abia State by winning the Aba North and South Federal Constituency bye-election of Saturday.
One of the collation officers of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the ongoing Aba North/Aba South Federal Constituency bye-election has reportedly been abducted.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) says justice will always prevail under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reassured on hitch free conduct of Saturday’s Aba North/South federal constituency by-election in Abia.
Ogban , who was prosecuted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, was found guilty of publishing and announcing false results in two local government areas – Oruk Anam and Etim Ekpo – to favour the All Progressives Congress, APC, against its main rival, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is fully prepared for the March 27 Aba North/South Federal Constituency by-election in Abia.
Governor Mai Mala Buni, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has envisioned an APC-led government beyond eight terms, which would ensure unfettered implementation of the party’s manifestoes and improvement of the welfare of the people.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that lack of dis-aggregated data of People Living with Disabilities (PWDs) in the country, was responsible for the Commission’s inability to fully capture them in all electoral processes.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended hearing indefinitely of an appeal filed by a candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Francis Ibezim, against his disqualification in the December 5, 2020, Imo North Senatorial by-election.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State on Tuesday called for diligent prosecution of suspects arrested over the killings that characterised the Ekiti East Constituency 1 by-election on Saturday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it plans to resume Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) across the country in the second quarter of 2021.
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday, dismissed the preliminary objections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and four other respondents to the hearing of the suit filed by Chief Supo Shonibare’s group over the leadership of the Social Democratic Party (SDP).
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has frowned at the re-emergence of petrol queues across the country, assuring that the situation will normalize in hours.
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Ikanade Agba, has dismissed a claim by a member of the Federal House of Representatives, representing Etsako Federal Constituency, Johnson Oghuma, that he appropriated some of his constituency projects.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has donated assorted food items worth 1.1 million dollars for distribution to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno, Yobe and Zamfara States.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara Command, has disclosed that it had received a suspected rape case against one Muhammadu Mailemu.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has set up a N500 billion non-oil export stimulation facility with the Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM) to enable exporters process agriculture commodities into other markets in Africa and globally.
The alliance of the OPEC+ oil producers was able to achieve the 113 per cent oil cuts agreement reached last month largely due to Saudi Arabia’s voluntary additional cut of 1 million barrels a day (mbd), a report said.
The Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo Youth Movement has raised the alarm over what it called a campaign of calumny being adopted by some aspirants ahead of the November 6, 2021 governorship election in Anambra State.
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has reassured the people of the state that his government would fulfil all promises made during his second term electioneering campaign. Obaseki said the state had commenced the process for the drafting of a 30-year development plan to provide the government with necessary tools, guidelines and milestones for development planning.
Boris Johnson has praised Chelsea and Manchester City for quitting the European Super League.
The Nigerian troops have restricted movement along Damaturu-Damboa-Biu Road following attacks by members of ISWAP/Boko Haram on a Kumuya military base in Yobe State.