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The Senate on Thursday concurred with the Public Holiday Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the House of Representatives, which approved June 12 as the new Democracy Day.

List of Senate principal officers tear PDP apart

The plot by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), to tinker with the list of selected principal officers of the party in the Senate is brewing bad blood.

Presidential tribunal to hear Atiku Abubakar, PDP’s application to quash proceedings July 1

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has adjourned to July 1 the application by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, seeking to set aside the proceedings of June 11.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari urged to zone North Central ministerial slot to Niger

The Niger State Chapter of National Youth Council, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to consider zoning of North Central Ministerial slot to Niger state, having given the highest votes to All Progressive Congress (APC) in the last general elections than the rest of the states in the zone.

2019 elections: Niger PDP concludes review

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger says its seven-man committee on review of the 2019 general elections in the state has concluded their report.

OML-25: Host communities reject Shell

The leaders of the three communities hosting OML-25 facility in Rivers on Tuesday insisted that they did not want the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) in their communities again.
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PDP, APC bicker over Bayelsa council poll

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have resumed their bickering ahead of the Bayelsa State local council election scheduled for August 10.

ACPN: Those calling for sack of Abba Kyari are enemies of the president

The Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) has said that those calling for the sack of the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, are those who do not mean well for the President, saying they were political jobbers within the All Progressives Congress (APC).

PDP swaps minority positions in Senate as Senator Saraki leads peace move to Edo

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has replaced Senator Clifford Odia (Edo Central) with Senator Sahabi Yau (Zamfara North) as Senate Deputy Minority Whip.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: Tribunal did not reject our request to inspect INEC server

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 2019 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, has said his request and that of his party to inspect the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission was not rejected by the Presidential Election Tribunal.
Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Oyo State Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde and Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola and Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo

Southwest governors vow to tackle security challenges in region

The governors of the six South-west states have vowed to put their political affiliations aside to confront the security challenges facing their region.
Addressing a news conference in Abuja on Tuesday, Chairman of the Forum of Presidential candidates, Alhaji Shittu Muhammed, said it was out of place for the PDP to be insisting on inspecting INEC server when the commission informed all parties before the elections that it will no deploy the server for the election because it was not backed by law.

Forum: PDP was informed that there won’t be an electronic transmission of results

The Joint Forum of Presidential candidates and Chairmen of 60 political parties that took part in the last Presidential election have said that before the conduct of the 2019 Presidential election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) informed political parties that it will not be using electronic transmission of result for the election because there was no legal instrument backing it.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Tribunal: He who laughs last, laughs best – Atiku Abubakar

Ibe states further “Our response is to plead vindication of our case that not only did Atiku Abubakar win the February 23, 2019 elections, but that the administration of General Muhammadu Buhari lacks executive temperament and capacity as we will now establish.”
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Forum: Inec server controversy meant to destroy integrity of electoral process

The Forum, however, passed a vote of confidence on the electoral management body for conducting a hitch-free election despite the challenges it faced which they said include sabotage and the non-signing into law of a legal instrument for the election.

Assets declaration: Code of conduct tribunal faults federal government’s charge against Senator Nwaoboshi

The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar, has directed that the charge against Senator Peter Nwaoboshi and other processes filed along with it be returned to the Federal Ministry of Justice.
Addressing a news conference in Abuja on Tuesday, Chairman of the Forum of Presidential candidates, Alhaji Shittu Muhammed, said it was out of place for the PDP to be insisting on inspecting INEC server when the commission informed all parties before the elections that it will no deploy the server for the election because it was not backed by law.

INEC server saga: Stop heating up the polity – Presidential candidates tells PDP

The Joint Forum of Presidential candidates and Chairmen of 60 political parties that took part in the last Presidential election have asked the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party to stop heating up the polity with the INEC server controversy which they say is unnecessary.

Timi Frank: President Buhari government blackmailing judges to get favourable judgement

Political activist and former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Timi Frank has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) of resorting to harassment and blackmail of judges to do their bidding.

Don’t run Nigeria into recession again – PDP tells President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently constitute his cabinet, warning that a delay may further affect the country’s economy.

Presidency: Rejection of PDP server inspection justice over propaganda

The Presidency on Monday night declared that the rejection of the request by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to have the Independent National Electoral Commission’s server for the 2019 Presidential election inspected is justice over propaganda.

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NIRSAL facilitates N2 billion loan to boost cocoa export in Ondo

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The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Idris Wase, has urged workers in the National Assembly to create an enabling working environment for members of the federal parliament.

Itse Sagay: Senators’ monthly pay is N15 million

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has asked Senate President Ahmed Lawan to stop misleading Nigerians, adding that senators earn N15m monthly and not N750,000 as claimed by the Senate President.