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EU: Sierra Leone elections credible

The European Union Election Observation Mission (EUEOM) in Sierra Leone said the country’s National Election Commission delivered credible and well-organised electoral process in spite of numerous challenges.

Massive turnout of voters as voting begins in Sierra Leone

A massive turnout of voters was witnessed at many polling units in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, today as voting began in the country’s Presidential, Parliamentary, Mayoral, and councillorship elections.

PDP decries President Buhari’s comments in Taraba

The Peoples Democratic Party has said the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Taraba State has vindicated its position that the scheduled trips to states where Nigerians are being killed by marauders is cosmetic and a political afterthought that did not come from the heart.

Bola Ige: National Assembly goofed at reordering INEC timetable

An Osun State based constitutional lawyer, Mr. Bola Ige, has lashed out at the National Assembly for proposing a reordering of the general elections sequence in the country, saying that it lacked the power to alter policies made by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

National Assembly divided over amendment of elections time table

Senator Abu Ibrahim, chairman, Senate Committee on Police Affairs, has described the amendment of the sequence of election in 2019 by the National Assembly as illegal and unconstitutional.

2019: Senate, House of Reps adopt reordered sequence of election

The National Assembly Conference Committee on Electoral Act (amendment) Bill on Tuesday adopted the reordered sequence of the 2019 General Elections, making presidential election last.

The season of recanting

“No, I feel like going there physically to tell President Donald Trump exactly how I feel about the statements he has been making about the black world.”

President Buhari’s age controversy a national embarrassment – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday labelled as a “national disgrace” the declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari, that he had all the while believed he was 74 this year until told his age was 75 this year.

President Buhari seeks to be sole presidential candidate in 2019 – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday alleged that the President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have perfected plans to have a sole presidential candidate in 2019.

Nigeria Customs generate N1 trillion revenue in 2017

The Nigeria Customs Service on Thursday recorded its highest revenue collection ever with a total generated revenue of N1.01tn in the 2017 fiscal year.

Seriake Dickson: Blessed are the peacemakers

I was heading to breakfast when I ran into the brand new National Publicity Secretary of PDP, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, on the ground floor of my hotel and I congratulated him on his recent appointment.

Federal govt now funding ex-VP Alex Ekwueme’s treatment abroad – Presidency

Forty-eight hours after ailing former Vice-President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, was airlifted out of the country in an air ambulance, the Presidency has disclosed that the Federal Government is funding the cost of treatment of the elder statesman.

INEC yet to release timetable, schedule of activities for 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it is yet to officially release the timetable and schedule of activities for the 2019 General Elections.

The forgotten conversations

If you think the problem is federalism, you will vigorously push for “true federalism” and such like. If you think the problem is revenue allocation, you will fight for the Nigerian definition of “fiscal federalism” — by which is meant “higher derivation payment”.

APC: Tormented by absentee leadership, inertia

Make believe, lethargy; these are two words that best describe the general political tendency of All Progressives Congress (APC). And nothing exemplifies APC’s sluggish and seemingly ineffectual leadership than its failure to organise a midterm convention.

Ogun APC denies excluding party members from ward congresses

The Ogun State chapter of All Progressive Congress (APC), on Thursday, denied excluding any member or group of members from participating in the recently conducted ward congresses.

CSOs seek reversal of INEC 2019 election time-table

A coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), the National Democratic Movement (NDM), has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reverse the election timetable for 2019 such that elections start with the House of Assembly to the presidential.

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Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.

Former Edo attorney-general urges National Assembly to repeal DSS law

Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.
A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ojukwu was presiding

Ondo lawmaker decries DSS court room invasion

A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu was presiding.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police nab man for allegedly killing neighbour in Niger

The Police in Niger have arrested one Mohammed Isa, 27, of Dogon Ruwa village of Bosso Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbour, Umaru Abubakar, 30, with a Dane gun.

Federal government files appeal against $9.6 billion P&ID judgement

Nigeria’s Federal Government (FG) on Friday filed a new and substantive challenge in the English Courts in the ongoing fight against the vulture-fund-backed P&ID.
Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.

South Africans emerge winners of Remo marathon

Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.