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A State High Court sitting in Yola, presided over by Justice Abdulazeez Waziri on Tuesday vacated its earlier order restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), from conducting the Governorship Supplementary election in Adamawa state.
Justice Abdulaaziz Waziri of Yola State High court on Tuesday lifted the interlocutory injunction restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission from conducting supplementary governorship elections in Adamawa State.
Justice Abdulaaziz Waziri of a State High Court in Yola, Adamawa State, has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to conduct the governorship supplementary re-run slated for Saturday.
With just three days left to the governorship and state houses of assembly elections, more trouble seems to be brewing for APC and Governor Bindo Umaru Jibrilla in Adamawa, as 10 governorship, 16 senatorial and 9 house of representatives candidates have stepped down from their contest in support for PDP governorship candidate Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri ahead of 9th March elections.
No fewer than 24 women in Adamawa are contesting for governorship and national assembly seats in the forthcoming general elections.
Three political parties, on Monday, approached the Federal High Court, Abuja seeking an order of the court to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from assenting to the Electoral Amendment Bill 2018.
Names of four women were among the list of 28 candidates cleared by the Independent National Electoral Commission to contest the governorship election in Adamawa State in 2019.
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.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday in Abuja, said the Federal Government will continue to sensitize and encourage Nigerians to cultivate the culture of paying taxes by ensuring fair implementation policy and effective utilisation of resources.
The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office have arrested six `Yahoo’ boys and recovered five different models of exotic cars, laptops.
The Nigeria Union of Pensioners in Oyo State has directed its members to withdraw from the ongoing verification exercise in the state over the harsh environment under which the initiative was being carried out.
Trading resumed on the nation’s bourse on Tuesday still on a negative trend, declining marginally by 0.01 per cent in a cautious trading.
Lagos State Task Force on Tuesday said it has suspended a paramilitary officer of the Agency, by name Mr Ikuburuju Alex popularly called ‘Iku,’ for extorting money from an arrested traffic offender in Ikorodu, following complaints against the officer on the social media and subsequent investigation of the accused staff.
A 20-year-old applicant, Mustapha Umar, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court Lagos, for allegedly breaking into a shop and stealing native attires worth N242, 500.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has disclosed that the money stolen by 32 entities (human and corporate) between 2011 and 2015 (years when former President Goodluck Jonathan was in office) is well over N1.3 trillion.
Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has decided by a vote of six members to adjust the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) by 50 basis point – from 14% to 13.5%.
The Vice Chancellor Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), Prof. Francis Chukwuemeka Eze, has warned that gender inequality, discrimination and violence against women are anomalies that affect everyone in the society.
All Progressives Congress candidate in the 2019 Kano governorship elections is leading with 45,876 votes garnered, as against PDP’s total scores.