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Isu said the agency had earlier distributed food items meant for the 2019 flood victims, which was initially kept at its warehouse, following the approval of Gov. Douye Diri two weeks ago.

Bayelsa governor, deputy call for opposition’s cooperation after Supreme Court victory

Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, and his deputy, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, have again extended a hand of fellowship to the opposition and all those that filed petitions in court against their election.
Popular Chicago rapper, Dayvon Daquan Bennett, popularly known as King Von, has been gunned down in a shooting incident in Atlanta. He was aged 26.

American rapper King Von killed in Atlanta

Popular Chicago rapper Dayvon Daquan Bennett, popularly known as King Von, has been gunned down in a shooting incident in Atlanta. He was aged 26.
Prominent politician and former presidential candidate of the National Action Council, Olapade Agoro, is dead.

Former presidential candidate Olapade Agoro passes on

Prominent politician and former presidential candidate of the National Action Council, Olapade Agoro, is dead.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police fails to produce detained Bayelsa guber candidate in court

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Adamu Mohammed, on Wednesday, shunned the August 31, 2020 order of the Federal High Court in Abuja, directing him to produce a Bayelsa State governorship candidate, Vijah Opuama, who has been in police detention since August 15, 2020.

Tribunal nullifies Bayelsa governorship election

The Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, on Monday, nullified the election of Governor Duoye Diri.
Newly sworn in Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Douye Diri, has urged the state House of Assembly to expedite passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill he would soon present for consideration.

Bayelsa guber: Tribunal dismisses AD, UPC petitions against Governor Diri’s election

The Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Saturday dismissed the petition filed by the Alliance for Democracy and its candidate challenging the victory of Governor Duoye Diri in November 19, 2019 poll.
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

CUPP wants INEC to adjust timetable for Ondo, Edo polls

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the electoral commission, INEC, to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Tribunal reserves judgement on Bayelsa governorship election dispute

The Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has concluded the hearing and reserved its judgement on the petition seeking to sack Governor Duoye Diri and his Deputy, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.
Prominent Congolese scholar Ernest Wamba dia Wamba has died, bringing to an end the era of one of Africa’s foremost pro-democracy campaigners.

Renowned Congolese scholar Wamba dia Wamba passes on

Prominent Congolese scholar Ernest Wamba dia Wamba has died, bringing to an end the era of one of Africa’s foremost pro-democracy campaigners.
Isu said the agency had earlier distributed food items meant for the 2019 flood victims, which was initially kept at its warehouse, following the approval of Gov. Douye Diri two weeks ago.

Tribunal rejects party’s request to join petition in Bayelsa guber dispute

The Bayelsa State Governorship Election Tribunal has rejected an application by the Liberation Movement (LM) to be made a party in the petition challenging the qualification of the state’s Deputy Governor, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, to contest the last election in the state.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Group demands new local council leadership in Edo APC

Some aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of Ikpoba-Okha Liberation Movement, have called for a new party leadership in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo.

Dele Belgore: Let us build on presidential, national assembly election victory

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state, Mohammed Dele Belgore, at the weekend urged party members to work assiduously for the success of APC governorship candidate Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq and other candidates on the March 9 polls.
President Buhari participates at Signing of Peace Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding by Presidential Candidates and Party Chairmen in Abuja on 11th Dec 2018-5

2019: Muhammadu Buhari, 67 others commit to peaceful electioneering

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday set the tone for rancour-free 2019 electioneering as he joined 67 other presidential candidates to sign a peace accord anchored by the National Peace Committee.

2019: NIPSS, political parties campaign against vote buying

The National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, near Jos, Plateau State and the National Organising Secretaries of various political parties on Wednesday urged the electorate and politicians to shun vote buying in the forthcoming elections.

2019: List of presidential candidates and their political parties

On Friday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said a total of 79 candidates will be contesting the 2019 presidential election.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

INEC presents certificates to new political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented certificates to the 23 new political parties registered ahead of the 2019 general election.

INEC extends voters registration, registers 23 new political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday announced the extension on the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) to August 31 from August 17 it had earlier announced.

Number of political parties rises to 91

The Independent National Electoral Commission has registered 23 new political parties, bringing the total number of parties to 91.

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