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Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, said that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the release of 70,000 tonnes (2,333 trucks) of grains from the Strategic Grains Reserve for distribution to states at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Yiaga Africa has said the Edo election has shown that citizens’ access to polling units results increases the integrity of the electoral process and urged the National Assembly to expedite action on reforms to the Electoral Act to legalise electronic transmission of results.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has declared that the re-election of Mr. Godwin Obaseki as Governor of Edo state marks the end of ‘Godfatherism’ in Nigeria.
Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, has congratulated Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on his victory in the governorship election held in the state on Saturday.
The Action Democratic Party (ADP), has commended the Edo State electorates, for their doggedness in defending their State from intruders, who planned to play god, by instructing them on who not to vote for.
A civil society organization, Centre for Liberty, has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for conducting the Edo state governorship election “in a mostly civilized and less disruptive manner across the state.”
The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, has said there has never been an election that has generated tension as next Saturday’s governorship election in the history of Edo State.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin, for his fatherly intervention to ensure a peaceful and credible governorship election in Edo state, ahead of September 19, 2020.
Nigerians, especially youths, left the shores of the country in search of better living conditions, owing mostly to unemployment. Unfortunately, in their desperation, most of them fell prey to agents who sweet talked them into believing that they could get to their dream countries if they were able to raise between N150,000 and N600,000.
The acrimony between the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressive Congress seems not to be abating as the PDP has alleged a plot by the APC to manipulate the September 19 governorship election in Edo State.
Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki on Wednesday advised his supporters to always ignore trouble makers as the date for the governorship election draws near.
As Edo residents prepare for the September 19 governorship election, the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewaure II, has warned politicians against setting the state on fire.
With the Edo State Governorship Election barely two weeks away, the Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, on Wednesday, held a meeting with the All Progressives Congress candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu; and the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Governor Godwin Obaseki, in the September 19 poll.
The Oba of Benin, His Royal Highness, Oba Ewuare II, has invited the governorship candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Godwin Obaseki, and his counterpart, Osagie Ize Iyamu of the All Progressive Congress (APC) among other candidates contesting the September 19 guber election for a peace pact
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on Thursday, visited the palace of the Oba of Benin, Ewuare II.
The Coalition of Civil Society organization (CSO), for Good Governance and Electoral Matters on Wednesday, staged a protest in Abuja against the growing threats of violence by partisans ahead of the September 19 Governorship election in Edo state.
The Senate has been told that the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA spent a total sum of N28.5billion on some activities within the Federal Capital Territory, FCT during the outbreak of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, especially during the lockdown.
The Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Adeolu Akande, has said only good governance will silence social media from its criticism of government.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has expressed readiness for the conduct of bye-elections across 11 States this Saturday.
Following the Senate’s clearance of reappointed Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has set an agenda for the chief electoral umpire, urging him to be unbiased and apolitical.
As policymakers and investors explore all options available to revive the post-COVID-19 economy, a group of experts have recommended an increased focus on the industrialisation and vibrant trade flows found in Nigeria’s free trade zones.
The Nigerian military said it thwarted armed bandits attack on the Kaduna-Abuja and Kaduna-Zaria roads in the wee hours of Sunday, November 29 and early hours of Monday, November 30, 2020.
Speaking yesterday in Abuja when he received in his office the Jamaican High Commissioner to Nigeria, Esmond Reid, who paid him a courtesy visit, said, “We want to see a better and an increased engagement between our parliament and that of Jamaica.”
A military court in Abuja on Monday convicted a former Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Olusegun Adeniyi, who once led the country’s onslaught against Boko Haram.
A ceremony on 17 December will see players and coaches from both the women’s game and the men’s game win the prizes up for grabs.
Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has left a German hospital, where he was treated for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) for over a month and will come back to his country in the coming days, his office said.