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Kwara Assembly ‘bars’ lone PDP member after Appeal Court ruling

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday locked out a lawmaker elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Hon Abdulraheem Agboola.

EFCC needs to show there are no ‘untouchables’ in fight against corruption – Ex-INEC...

Prof. Attahiru Jega, ex-chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) needs to show that there are no ”sacred cows” in the fight against corruption.

Former INEC chief advises Africans to restrategise on corruption fight

The former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Attahiru Jega, has advised African countries to restrategise their approaches in fighting corruption.
The Executive Director (UNODC), Yury Fedotov, said this on Monday in commemoration of the 2019 Anti-Corruption Day, via a statement sent to newsmen.

UNODC urges governments to use technology to curb corruption

The Executive Director (UNODC), Yury Fedotov, said this on Monday in commemoration of the 2019 Anti-Corruption Day, via a statement sent to newsmen.
Mike Igini

APC aspirants demand redeployment of Akwa Ibom REC, top INEC officials

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Aspirants Forum, APCAF, Akwa Ibom state chapter has demanded the redeployment of the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Mike Igini and principal officials at the state Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), as the commission prepares to conduct court-ordered rerun elections in Essien Udim local government.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Kogi guber: SDP candidate asks tribunal to nullify election

The Kogi State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal has continued to receive more complaints about the State’s Nov 16 governorship election.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: Adamawa council election a ‘complete sham’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected the results of Saturday local government elections in Adamawa describing it as “complete sham”.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Adamawa APC rejects council election results

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected results of Saturday local government elections in Adamawa describing it as “complete sham.”

Double registration: Governor Bello knows fate January 20

The Federal High Court, Abuja, will, on Jan. 20, 2020, deliver judgment in the suit seeking Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi’s disqualification over alleged double registration as a voter.
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 sets January 25 for 28 outstanding elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed January 25, 2020, for the conduct of 28 outstanding court-ordered rerun elections across in the country.
Former Nigerian lawmaker Dino Melaye has said he will challenge his loss to All Progressives Congress’s Smart Adeyemi in the Kogi West Senatorial district election.

Kogi West: Senator Melaye heads to tribunal Monday

The Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday aligned itself with the decision of its Kogi West Senatorial candidate, Dino Melaye, to file a petition at the Kogi State Election Petition Tribunal over the declaration of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Smart Adeyemi, as the winner of the recent senatorial election.
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.

Bye elections: We’ve not been officially briefed by Edo assembly – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said it is yet to receive any official communication from the Edo State House of Assembly over the conduct of bye-elections for 12 lawmakers-elect and two members of the House whose seats were declared vacant.

Abia IPAC to formulate 25-years development plan for good governance

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in Abia said it would develop a 25-year development plan that could facilitate good governance and overall transformation of the state.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Wednesday swore in Senator Smart Adeyemi to represent Kogi West. 1

Smart Adeyemi replaces Dino Melaye at Senate — in pictures

Adeyemi, of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), won the recent by-election conducted in the district by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Wednesday took his oath of office to represent Kogi West in the Senate.

Smart Adeyemi sworn in as senator

Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Wednesday took his oath of office to represent Kogi West in the Senate.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

INEC: We lack capacity to prosecute electoral offenders

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it has challenges prosecuting electoral offenders.

Bayelsa guber: How militia slaughtered 22 in Nembe – Governor Dickson

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson, has alleged that three days to the November 16 governorship election, armed militia killed 22 at a rally in Nembe Local Government Area of the state.
A former Works Commissioner in Rivers State and current member representing Khana/Gokhana Federal Constituency, Mr. Dumnamene Dekor, has dismissed the claim that the Governor Nyesom Wike demolished a mosque in Rainbow Town to pave the way for a housing estate.

Court upholds Rivers governor’s re-election, strikes out ADP’s appeal

The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt on Monday upheld the re-election of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, as they struck out the appeal filed by the defeated Governorship Candidate of Action Democratic Party (ADP), Mr Victor Fingesi.

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FEC approves N307.5 million for NAFDAC operational vehicles

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N307.5 million for the purchase of operational vehicles for the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).
Abubakar Malami

AGF: Federal government has ordered probe of court invasion by DSS

The Federal Government has ordered an investigation into the Friday invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja, by the operatives of the Department of State Service, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has said.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Pensioners beg President Buhari to give them free healthcare services

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to approve free medical treatments for them who are 70 years and above across the country.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila: House of Reps will pass PIB, new electoral act next year

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has promised that the House of representatives will establish the first Library for the National Assembly, pass amendments to the Electoral Law and the Petroleum Industry Bill, (PIB) next year.

Court remands four suspects for allegedly trading in human parts

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, remanded four suspects in an Ilorin Correctional Centre for allegedly buying and selling human parts in the metropolis.