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2019: Nigerian celebrities embark on PVC awareness

Nollywood actors Alexx Ekubo, IK Ogbonna and fashion designer Yomi Casual led a group of young people to some voter registration centres in Lagos to raise greater awareness on the need to register and obtain the PVC.

Minister Adebayo Shittu, Omoyele Sowore bicker on radio in Ibadan

There was heated exchange between Nigeria’s communication minister, Adebayo Shittu, and a presidential aspirant, Omoyele Sowore, on a public affairs radio programme in Ibadan on Saturday.

States assemblies speakers okay #NotTooYoungToRun Bill

There are indications that the #NotTooYoungToRun Bill aimed at removing age limits for running for elective offices would sail through in at least two-thirds of the 36 states Houses of Assemblies in the country.

A grubby, illegitimate constitutional amendment

In the last week of July 2017, both chambers of Nigeria’s National Assembly voted on a slate of 33 amendments to the 1999 Constitution. The proposals under consideration were extensive but way short of the 116 amendments proposed in a similar but unsuccessful exercise in 2006.

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Italian bridge company under fire as rescuers toil for third day

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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.

Cross River government condemns acts of thuggery in Obudu by-election

Cross River Government has condemned the acts of thuggery witnessed in the Obudu State Constituency by-election held on August 11, 2018 in Obudu.