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Maurice Iwu

The staggering election burden

In 1999, the Independent National electoral Commission, under Justice Ephraim Akpata, spent over 32billion naira to conduct the 1999 general elections. At that time there was no National Assembly. The approving authority then was the 33 man Provisional Ruling Council headed by General Abdusalam Abubakar, GCFR.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC grants ex-INEC chairman Maurice Iwu administrative bail

It has emerged that operatives of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), have granted the former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Maurice Iwu, administrative bail after his earlier arrest.

Security operatives arrest ex-INEC chairman Maurice Iwu

Security operatives have arrested former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Maurice Iwu.
Simon Kolawole

INEC’s bolt from the blue

The postponement of the 2019 general election by one week — even if by one day — is yet another spectacular testament to the pathological incompetence ruining our country. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) told us a million times that it was ready for the elections.
Buhari Media Organisation (BMO)

BMO: PDP’s PVTS ultimate rigging machine

The Buhari Media Organization (BMO) has described Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Parallel Voting Tabulation System (PVTS) as an evil device to undermine the system, rig the election, create credibility crisis and ultimately create chaos in the aftermath of the election.

Olusegun Obasanjo: Wages of the old soldier’s rage

At this rate, President Muhammadu Buhari may beat former military President General Ibrahim Babangida to the record of collecting the most abusive letters from a former president.

Official: It is wrong to accuse INEC of partisanship

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it is wrong to accuse it of partisanship or of being an appendage of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Osahon Enabulele: Slow implementation of National Health Act worsening health indices

Dr Osahon Enabulele, Vice President, Commonwealth Medical Association, on Saturday decried the slow implementation of the National Health Act (NHA) 2014, saying it was making the country’s health indices worse.
Mahmood Yakubu

INEC reaffirms commitment to deliver credible elections in 2019

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has reaffirmed the Commission’s commitment and determination to deliver credible elections in Nigeria in 2019, which will embody the concepts of inclusiveness, transparency and accountability, by also ensuring that established rules are fully, fairly and impartially enforced.

Maurice Iwu backs call for restructuring

A former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Maurice Iwu, on Tuesday said restructuring is the solution to the problems facing Nigeria.

Osun election: Maurice Iwu denies criticising INEC

A former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Maurice Iwu, has dismissed as false and mischievous reports quoting him as rebuking INEC for declaring Saturday’s Osun governorship election inconclusive.

Federal government urges Nigerians to tap into N100 million trado-healthcare market

The Federal Government has urged Nigerians to tap into the N100 million traditional medicine market through exploitation of abundant herbal resources in the country.

Cambridge Analytica interfered in Nigeria’s infamous 2007 election

The parent company of Cambridge Analytica interfered in Nigeria’s 2007 elections, regarded as the worst election till date, which the late President Umaru Yar’Adua also deplored as unfair and his successor Goodluck Jonathan described as a huge embarrassment.

Group raises alarm over Imo’s N93.27 billion debt

Captains of industry in Imo State, under the aegis of Imo Economic Development Initiative, IEDI, have raised the alarm over rising domestic debt of Imo State, which they allege has hit N93.27 billion.

Ex-Governor Gbenga Daniel least qualified to lead PDP – Senator Buruji Kashamu

Not all members of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, are excited about the prospect of former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, emerging the chairman of the party.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.