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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the Osun Gubernatorial election of September 22 inconclusive and has ordered a supplementary election at seven polling centres in four local councils on September 27. Many Nigerians are taking a keen interest in the Osun election.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to court over the commission’s “failure to put Ekiti vote buyers on trial and do something about the allegations of vote buying by both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during recent governorship election in Ekiti State.”
The judgment of Federal High Court Lagos compelling the Federal Government to probe allegations of padding and stealing of about N481billion from the 2016 budget by some principal officers of the National Assembly has been described as a necessary fillip to the war against corruption.
The decision by Justice Mohammed Idris last Friday has now cleared the way for SERAP to advance its case against the federal government on the publication of the reports of investigation into the allegations of budget padding and prosecution of indicted officers of the National Assembly.
The People’s Democratic Party has insisted that a former Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Hon Elisabeth Ativie, must be made to face trial if it was discovered that she contravened Section 10 of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Related Matters Commission (ICPC) Act.
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has asked Senate President Bukola Saraki to name any member of the APC who offered him bribe either in foreign or local currency to influence him and members of the National Working Committee to take decision in their favour before, during and after the party primaries or face legal action.
Mira Ricardel, the White House deputy national security adviser, was forced out of her job on Wednesday after President Donald Trump’s wife, Melania, said Ricardel did not deserve the honour of working for her husband.
The factional speaker of the Anambra State House of Assembly, Ikemba Uzoezie, on Wednesday described the removal of the speaker of the house, Rita Maduagwu, as irrevocable and irreversible.
A money-spinning mega-fight between Anthony Joshua and either Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury may have to wait for at least another year.
Leader of the Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, has said the party in the state is working on committing the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, to prison for violation of court order.
The Nigerian men and women’s national teams arrived in Lomé, Togo on Thursday for the 2018 FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup.
California’s Ventura County Police Sheriff, Mr. Geoff Dean, in whose domain a gunman killed 12 people and injured scores, has revealed his intention to resign from office.
A medical practitioner, Dr. Sunday Adepoju, has berated the perpetrators of Female Genital Mutilation, describing the practice as evil and unscientific.
Anambra State Government has granted approval for reprieve to seven prison inmates from Anambra and Enugu Prison Commands as part of 2018 Independence celebrations.
Some business operators at the University of Abuja, (UNIABUJA) have decried the adverse effects on their businesses, the continued nationwide strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU).