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The Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, on Wednesday met with the Minister of Power, Mr. Sale Mamman and the management of the National Electricity Regulatory Commission over a viral video by Nollywood actress, Ada Ameh.
The House of Representatives’ Speaker, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said no political party should be mentioned in the report of a joint committee set up to probe circumstances leading to the loss of lives during the just concluded governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States.
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday governorship election in Bayelsa, Senator Douye Diri has declared that he was the winner of the election.
The electoral umpire said the declaration is due to the fact that the margin between Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is lower than the number of registered voters in 53 polling units of 20 registration areas in the zone where elections were cancelled.
Kogi elections: Vote-buying, electoral violence rife despite heavy security presence – Situation Room
It said attacks on electoral observers, vote-buying and electoral violence happened despite the heavy presence of security officials.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has called on the security agencies to protect the voters, especially women, during Saturday’s governorship election in Bayelsa State.
The acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has reiterated the resolve of the anti-corruption agency, to ensure transparency and honesty in the implementation of the ideals behind the creation of the National Social Investment Programme, N-SIP in the North-East.
The Federal Government has renewed its commitment towards the fight against corruption, saying there is no going back on the war against corruption in the country.
The newly-signed partnership agreement between Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) and world football governing body FIFA offers great opportunity for Nigerian football fans, BON’s Acting Chairman Godfrey Ohuabunwa has said.
Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has urged Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to put an end to supplementary elections in the country.
The Nigeria Civil Society (NSC) Situation Room has condemned the abuse of the electoral process by politicians in Saturday’s supplementary elections.
Nigerians returned to vote in governorship and state elections on Saturday after polling a fortnight ago was declared invalid in some areas because of violence.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has urged the National Judicial Council (NJC) to urgently put a stop to the spate of questionable court injunctions aimed at scuttling the electoral process.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room on Sunday expressed worry over the spate of violence during the March 9 elections and called for compensation for the victims .
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has condemned the widespread violence in Saturday’s election, saying seven persons were killed in less than 24 hours.
The Independent National Electoral Commission in Kaduna State says it has rescheduled the governorship and State House of Assembly election in Chikun Ward, Chikun Local Government Area, due to lack of security.
Nigerians go to the polls on Saturday for the second time in a fortnight for the governorship and state assembly elections, against a backdrop of tensions and fears of violence.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has made another donation of N20 million to Osun State government to support its effort to cushion the effect of coronavirus (COVID-19) on Osun residents.
Fear grips a family in Limawa area of Minna in Niger as they denied a family member access to the family compound over fear that he had contracted the Coronavirus Disease.
While there’s zero factual support for a conspiracy theory linking the COVID-19 virus to 5G cellular technology — and the scientific community has concluded that 5G is safe — the UK government was forced today to explicitly address the topic after arsonists burned down a cell tower over 5G, and used Facebook to encourage others to follow suit.
The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has praised the Nigerian government for handling the Coronavirus pandemic well.
Skype is trying to make it as easy as possible to use its video calling software. The company announced today that users can now start a video meeting and invite people to it without using the app or even having an account; the process is done completely on the web.
The Bauchi State Government has said that two out of the three index Coronavirus (covid-19) patients would soon be discharged.
Spain’s coronavirus fatalities rose by a record 832 people overnight to 5,690 as hospitals and morgues were overwhelmed and a police chief fought back tears announcing a colleague’s death.
Fourteen more new cases of coronavirus have emerged, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 111, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced Sunday night.
Bayern Munich players will waive 20% of their salaries as Bundesliga clubs brace for the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis, the German champions have confirmed to ESPN.
Arsenal have identified Real Betis playmaker Nabil Fekir as a replacement for Dani Ceballos, whose loan deal expires this summer.