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A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Unending ‘war’ between Nigerian politicians and judges

There are three arms of government, no doubt: the executive, the legislature and the judiciary. They are very pivotal to sustainability of any democracy. Other institutions of democracy include the Election Management Bodies such as the Independent National Electoral Commission and State Independent Electoral Commission, Civil Society Organisations, the media and the political parties. Members of political parties are called politicians.
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Ondo lawmaker builds N170 million building for medical university

The groundbreaking of the N170m worth of building for the Faculty of Clinical Sciences donated to the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo town has been performed.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday attended the funeral of late Dr Frederick Fasehun, the founder of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) at the Cathedral Church of Saint Stephen, Oke-Aluko, Ondo, Ondo State.

VP Osinbajo charges Nigerians to emulate Frederick Fasehun’s commitment to national unity

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday charged Nigerians to follow the example of Frederick Fasehun, the late founder of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday attended the funeral of late Dr Frederick Fasehun, the founder of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) at the Cathedral Church of Saint Stephen, Oke-Aluko, Ondo, Ondo State.

VP Osinbajo, Governor Akeredolu, Fayemi grace Frederick Fasehun’s funeral

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday attended the funeral of late Dr Frederick Fasehun, the founder of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) at the Cathedral Church of Saint Stephen, Oke-Aluko, Ondo, Ondo State.

Ohanaeze Ndigbo warns Nigerians to stop discrimination against Igbo

President General Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr Nnia Nwodo, has cautioned Nigerians against any form of discrimination against Igbo, recalling that Nigeria belongs to all ethnic nationalities living in it.

Olusegun Mimiko: I will work beyond imagination

The immediate past governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, who is also the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP, senatorial candidate for Ondo Central Senatorial district for the 2019 polls has reaffirmed his commitment to quality and adequate representation of the district if elected.

Ohanaeze: Olusegun Mimiko’s contribution to Ndigbo immeasurable

Igbo community in Ondo praises former Governor Olusegun Mimiko, saying his “immeasurable contributions to the development of Ndigbo in the state” is laudable
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

2019: Ex-Niger Delta militants mobilise support for Atiku Abubakar

The presidential bid of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has received a major boost with former leaders of the disbanded Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) may have been ready to mobilise support for Atiku in the Niger Delta region.

Segun Mimiko backs out of presidential race

The Zenith Labour Party Presidential candidate Olusegun Mimiko Thursday backed out of the presidential race to contest Ondo central senatorial seat in 2019.

Rotimi Akeredolu reiterates commitment to workers’ welfare

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has reiterated his commitment to the welfare of workers in the employ of the state government, saying his administration would continue to make the welfare of its workers paramount.

Segun Mimiko: Nigeria bereft of visionary leaders

Talking of leadership with vision, Mimiko said that President Muhammadu Buhari was not fighting corruption properly, adding that he would employ some tools to make the fight effective, among which were tracking of money through BVN and reduction of cash in circulation.

Olusegun Mimiko: How I will fight corruption if elected Nigerian president

The Presidential candidate of the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, who was the immediate past governor of Ondo State, has assured Nigerians that he would harness the power of information technology to combat endemic corruption in Nigeria if elected as President in 2019.

Olusegun Mimiko: Why I didn’t submit NYSC certificate to INEC

Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, former governor of Ondo State and Presidential candidate of the Zenith Labour Party, on Tuesday explained why he refused to submit his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), discharge certificate to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Segun Mimiko: Nigeria in state of anomie

Olusegun Mimiko, the Presidential candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Monday, said he is contesting because of his concern for Nigeria which he said is in the state of anomie.

2019: INEC releases names of presidential, national assembly candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released its provincial list of candidates for presidential and national assembly elections.

Parties in last minutes rush to beat INEC deadline for submission of names

Political parties on Thursday resorted to last minute rush to beat the Independent National Electoral Commission’s deadline for the submission of list of candidates for 2019 general elections.
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2019: Full list of presidential candidates, parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has already scheduled the Presidential and National Assembly elections for Saturday, 16th February.
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Ambassador Olu Agbi passes on

Professor Olu Agbi, an erstwhile Nigerian Ambassador to Greece and Australia is dead.

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