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Enugu by-election commences hitch-free, peacefully

The Isi-Uzo State Constituency By-Election in Enugu State on Saturday begun without any hitches, even as voters conducted themselves in a peaceful manner.
The National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, “He is fully aware of the constitutional implication of his decision to defect to another party; which is that he cannot continue to occupy the seat of the PDP in the Senate.

PDP urges INEC to ensure free, fair by-elections

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to take steps to ensure that the Saturday’s by-elections are free and fair.
The Court of Appeal in Abuja has upheld the death sentence passed on Maryam Sanda for killing her husband, Biliyaminu Bello.

Appeal Court upholds Maryam Sanda’s death sentence as counsel heads for Supreme Court

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has upheld the death sentence passed on Maryam Sanda for killing her husband, Biliyaminu Bello.
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14 political parties, 120 candidates battle for legislative seats in by-elections

Fourteen political parties including the two major parties, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are fielding over 120 candidates in a contest for various senatorial and state houses of assembly seats in the rescheduled by-elections holding in 10 states across the country today.
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Lagos bye-election: APC, PDP bicker over ‘vote buying’

Ahead of forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election that will hold on December 5, both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State have engaged each other on allegations of voting buying.
Former Chairman of the Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board, Stephen Odey, has picked the Peoples Democratic Party ticket for the Cross River North Senatorial By-election scheduled for October 31, 2020.

Cross River bye-election: Court affirms Stephen Odey as PDP candidate

A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar on Thursday affirmed Dr Stephen Odey as candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Cross River North Senatorial bye election.

Bye-election: Police deploy 3,700 officers in Imo

After two postponements, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will conduct 15 pending bye-elections— six senatorial and nine state houses of assembly seats in 11 states—tomorrow.

2023: Aisha Alhassan, two others head Taraba PDP assessment committee

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Taraba state seems to be leaving no stones unturned, as it on Thursday inaugurated three separate assessment committee for the three senatorial zones.

Enugu bye-election: INEC receives sensitive materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday, received electoral sensitive materials for Isi-Uzo State Constituency Bye-Election from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Enugu Branch.
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House of Reps summon minister, directors over polytechnic’s unaudited accounts

The House of Representatives on Thursday, summoned the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, and other directors at his Ministry, to appear before it, over alleged frustration of the submission of financial audit reports of 2018 and 2019 by the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Imo State.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Hoodlums invade court in Bayelsa, disrupt proceeding

Suspected hoodlums on Thursday invaded and sacked the Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state during the hearing into the pre-election suit between the candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief Abel Ebifemowei, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Cleopas Moses. ahead of the Saturday’s senatorial bye-election in the state.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday reprimanded the Minister of Foreign Affairs, for the continuing maltreatment of Nigerians in the Diaspora.

House of Reps to invite three ministers over African trade agreement

The House of Representatives has resolved to invite the Ministers of Justice, Foreign Affairs as well as Trade and Investment to brief the House on the implications of the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCFTA).

Village head killed, eight others abducted by Zamfara bandits

An attack by bandits in the Gwaram community, Talatan Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State has left the village head dead and eight others abducted.
A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Apo, Abuja has declared Agom Jarigbe as PDP candidateas the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the rescheduled Cross River North senatorial bye-election.

Cross River bye-election: Court okays Agom Jarigbe as PDP candidate

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Apo, Abuja has declared Agom Jarigbe as PDP candidateas the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the rescheduled Cross River North senatorial bye-election scheduled for Saturday, December 5, 2020
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki cautions PDP chairman against Interfering with reconciliation drive

Former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has cautioned the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, against interfering with the party’s ongoing reconciliation efforts.

By-election: INEC says candidates’ withdrawal in Zamfara a rumour

Zamfara state office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has not received notice of withdrawal of any candidate from Bakura state constituency by-election.
5. President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday night received Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, shortly after he defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progresives Congress (APC).

Governor Umahi an asset to the nation – Northeast group

The defection of Ebonyi State governor, Dave Umahi is still generating heat in the southeast. Vituperative utterances between Umahi and Anyim after the defection is not going down well in some quarters. Consequently, Governor Umahi has continued to vent his spleen on perceived opponents by sacking their people in his government.

Former Zamfara deputy governor dumps APC for PDP

Mr Ibrahim Wakkala, immediate past Deputy Gov. of Zamfara, has announced his decision to dump the All Progressives Congress (APC) and join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest kidnappers of slain Bauchi lawmaker

The Nigeria Police, Bauchi State Command said it has arrested suspected kidnappers who murdered the lawmaker, Musa Mante Baraza representing Dass constituency in the Bauchi State House of Assembly, few months ago.
Emir of Zuru Emirate, Kebbi State, Retired Major-General Muhammad Sani Sami, Sami Gomo II, has been enrolled into the Kebbi State Contributory Health Insurance Scheme (KECHEMA).

Zuru emir enrols into health contributory insurance scheme

Emir of Zuru Emirate, Kebbi State, Retired Major-General Muhammad Sani Sami, Sami Gomo II, has been enrolled into the Kebbi State Contributory Health Insurance Scheme (KECHEMA).
Over 100 hoodlums disrupted the electoral process in the polling units at Agbala town, Ikorodu, during the Lagos-bye elections Saturday.

Lagos bye-election: Hoodlums disrupt electoral process in Ikorodu

The hoodlums who claimed to belong to different cult groups ( Eiye and Aiye included) had earlier stormed polling unit 009 and now at polling unit 008, ward 18, Agbala village, Ikorodu Local Government Area.
Emir of Dass, Alhaji Usman Bilyaminu, on Saturday urged voters in the Local Government Area to conduct themselves peacefully in the ongoing Dass state constituency bye-election.

Bauchi bye-election: Emir of Dass calls for peaceful voting

Emir of Dass, Alhaji Usman Bilyaminu, on Saturday urged voters in the Local Government Area to conduct themselves peacefully in the ongoing Dass state constituency bye-election.

Kidnapped Chinese expatriate didn’t pay N100 million ransom

The Nigeria-China Friendship Association has debunked reports that N100 million was paid as ransom to secure the release of a Chinese, who was kidnapped recently in Ekiti.