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An election observer, Yiaga Africa, Friday, ahead of bye-election across the six geopolitical zones of the country, scored the Independent National Electoral Commission’s preparedness on average while it predicted low voter turnout.
Voters in Indian-administered Kashmir went to the polls Saturday amid a heavy security presence in the first direct elections in the disputed region since the government stripped its semi-autonomy last year.
The National Chairman of the party, Hon Adekunle Rufai Omoaje, in a statement released on Friday said Udeze has seized to be the national Chairman of the party since he (Omoaje) emerged as the party’s national chairman at the party’s national convention held in Osogbo, the Osun State capital.
The African Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ) and the Coalition of Registered Political Parties (CRPP) have criticised the decision of Gov. Godwin Obaseki to stop the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from executing projects in Edo.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Friday, announced that only 12 political parties met the commission’s requirements to take part in the forthcoming Bayelsa West Senatorial District by-election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has elucidated how it conducted the 2019 elections in Lagos State.
At least 69 former Councillors and 14 local government council secretaries have announced their defection from the All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic Party in Zamfara State.
The Young Parliamentarians Forum (YPF) has called on the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to expedite action to end the lingering universities teachers strike.
Chairman of Kogi State Independent Electoral Commission (KOSIEC), Mamman Eri, has assured political parties participating in the December 12 local government elections in the state of a level play ground and urged them to conduct their campaigns in peaceful and orderly manner.
Ali made this observation on Wednesday in Ilorin while delivering a keynote address at the event to end the activities marking the Press Week of the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists in Kwara State.
Ghana’s Police Inspector-General James Oppong-Boanuh said on Wednesday that 62,794 security personnel will be deployed to secure the presidential election in December.
In his lecture at the 2020 Press Week of the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Kwara state council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), entitled, Effectiveness of Party Supremacy in Strengthening Democratic Principles and Promoting National Development, in Ilorin on Wednesday, Mallam Yusuf Olaolu Ali, SAN, said that political parties should not have owners.
Amidst raging coronavirus pandemic, American citizens headed to the polls on Tuesday to decide who will pilot the affairs of the world’s largest economy for another four years.
The Peoples Democratic Party has asked the Federal High Court in Lagos to disqualify the candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the upcoming bye-election for Lagos East Senatorial District.
Former Niger Delta militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo alias “Tompolo” has protested against the continued siege on his firm, Mieka Dive Limited, five months after he was vindicated of corruption charges by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos.
Former governor of Ekiti State, Peter Ayodele Fayose, yesterday secured the permission of a federal high court in Lagos to seek medical treatment abroad.
Napoli medics believe Nigerian doctors did more damage to Victor Osimhen’s dislocated shoulder while trying to put it back into place.
The Acting Director, Defense media Operations, Brigadier General Bernard Onyeuko, told newsmen during routine updates for the month of November, at the Army Super camp 4 in Faskari, Katsina State, that four additional suspected armed robbers and three cattle rustlers were also nabbed by troops while 300 cows were recovered during the operations.
The Katsina State Government have declared its determination to shore up her investment climate in the state and have therefore designated 2021 for the take off of its aggressive investment promotion campaigns, aimed at boosting the economic and social development of the state as well promote wealth and employment creation.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday cautioned politicians against vote buying, food sharing and other activities capable of buying the conscience of voters at polling units duing Saturday’s Lagos East by-elections.
The leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Abubakar Shekau, has taken responsibility for the killing of farmers in Borno State.
Iran will give a “calculated and decisive” response to the killing of its top nuclear scientist, said a top adviser to Iran’s supreme leader, while a hardline newspaper suggested Tehran’s revenge should include striking the Israeli city of Haifa.
An Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure, the State capital, has sentenced a man, Olusola Alo, to life imprisonment for raping his own daughter.
Two of the year’s most anticipated public listings — DoorDash and Airbnb — will seek higher than expected valuations for their IPOs, new filings show. Each company has seen its fortunes affected by the coronavirus pandemic, with DoorDash surging and Airbnb seeing its business drop off sharply. But both have priced their IPOs in roughly the same range.