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Adamawa women push for female commissioners, advisers

Women in Adamawa State, rising as members of different political parties, civil society organisations and other interest groups, have condemned what they described as political marginalisation against them, which they blame for their poor showing in the last general elections.
Obiageli Ezekwesili

Wole Soyinka: Oby Ezekwesili, others call for value-based democracy

Obiageli Ezekwesili, Senior Economic Advisor, Africa Economic Development Policy Initiative (AEDPI) along with other speakers at the 11th Wole Soyinka Centre Media Lecture Series, held on Saturday, 13 July 2019 at MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos, have called on Nigerians to insist on values in determining those who become their leaders and how the polity is administered.

Ohanaeze chieftain canvasses for massive Igbo interest in political parties

Worried by the alleged marginalisation of Igbos in political appointments by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government of President Muhammadu Buhari, Eric Ebeh, the Deputy National Treasurer, Ohanaeze Ndi-Igbo, has appealed to Igbo to join all the political parties en-masse in the country.

PDP shuns INEC parley with political parties

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) shunned Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) organised parley with political parties.

2019 Elections: How political parties created logistic challenges – INEC

Malam Mohammed Haruna, the National Commissioner in charge of Kwara, Kogi and Nasarawa States, said this in Ilorin while speaking with journalists.

G-60: IPAC will not join issue with its members – chairman

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has disassociated itself from a statement alleging that it refuted the claim that 60 political parties declared support for Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over its stance that it has no server to record election results.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senate president: No jumbo pay for federal lawmakers

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday said there was no jumbo package for National Assembly members.
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.
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.

Governor Dickson bows to pressure, appoints new Bayelsa SIEC acting chair

Governor Seriake Dickson might have bowed to pressure to stand down the appointment of Ball Oyarede as chairman of the Bayelsa State Independent National Electoral Commission (BYSEIC).
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Zenith Labour Party urges President Buhari to compose cabinet

Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to forward his ministerial list to the upper chamber of the National Assembly before the end of this month or latest early July, stressing that he has no reason to delay the composition of his cabinet.

IPAC: UN encouraging autocracy in Africa

A coalition of 91 registered political parties on Sunday described as treacherous the position of the United Nations on the number of political parties, saying it was encouraging autocracy in Africa.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Niger State said it had commenced the distribution of sensitive materials to the 25 local government areas of the state for the Governorship and House Assembly elections.

Elections: Political parties created logistic challenges – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the large number of political parties that participated in the 2019 general elections created a lot of logistics problem.
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.

INEC: Large number of political parties creates logistics problem

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the large number of political parties that participated in the 2019 general elections created a lot of logistics problem.
Ahmad Lawan, majority leader of the senate, says the national assembly will not become President Muhammadu Buhari’s “rubber stamp” if he is elected senate president.

President Buhari congratulates new National Assembly presiding officers

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated heartily the newly elected presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly.

Police suspend rally, demonstration, assembly in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has suspended issuance of permission to hold any form of rally, demonstration, procession or assembly in the State.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Anambra APC: Ohanaeze not fair to President Buhari

Chief Basil Ejidike, Anambra State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that Ohanaeze-Ndigbo, a pan socio-cultural organisation was not being fair to President Muhammadu Buhari when the Igbo organisation posited that Buhari’s first term was a nightmare to Ndigbo in one of the national dailies.
Photos- President Buhari participates in Swearing-In Ceremony at the Eagle Square in Abuja on 29th May 2019 3

Peter Nwangwu: President Buhari has offered nothing but poverty in four years

The National Chairman of We the People Nigeria, Prof. Peter Nwagwu, has said that the Buhari administration has offered nothing but induced poverty to Nigerians in the last four years.

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