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Kogi elections: PDP boycott rescheduled assembly poll in Mopamuro

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday boycotted the rescheduled house of assembly elections in Mopamuro Local Government Area, Kogi State.

Court fixes April 29 for Senator Kashamu’s extradition suit

Justice Chukwejekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court in Lagos will, on April 29, deliver judgement on a suit filed by the Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District, Buruji Kashamu, seeking to stop the move by the federal government to extradite him to the United States over drug trafficking allegations.
President Buhari receives Security Briefing in State House on 5th Mar 2019-2

We are prepared for governorship elections- security chiefs

Nigerian security chiefs on Tuesday said they are prepared for Saturday’s governorship and state houses of assembly elections.

Court of Appeal constitutes election petition tribunal for Jigawa

The President of the Federal Court of Appeal, Justice Zainaab Bulkachuwa, has constituted the Governorship, National and State Assembly Tribunal for 2019 Elections for Jigawa.

INEC bans mobile phones at collation centre

The Osun Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, on Sunday banned the use of mobile phone at election collation centre in Osogbo.

CP: Police will apply law against ballot box snatchers

The police commissioner in Adamawa State, Audu Madaki, has said his men will follow the dictates of the Electoral Act in handling election-related offences that may arise this weekend.

Adebayo Shittu: Adams Oshiomhole has no moral right to attack INEC chairman

Adams Oshiomhole is a terrible electoral umpire and has no moral pedigree to call for the resignation of the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), a minister has said.

PDP kicks over arrest of campaign director

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State have protested against the recent arrest of its Campaign Director Media Committee of the Isa Ashiru Gubernatorial Campaign Team, Mr Ben Bako, by security operatives for undisclosed charges.

Incitement: Kaduna PDP campaign spokesman arrested

A spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign in Kaduna State has been arrested.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Elections: Ex-President Obasanjo meets with party leaders, security chiefs

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday held a closed-door meeting with chieftains of political parties and security agencies ahead of the general elections in Ogun.
Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

Group petitions NHRC, demands apology, compensation for arrested judges

A human rights group, Citizens Rights Realisation and Advancement Network (CRRAN) has asked the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), to compel the Federal Government to apologise to judges who were arrested by the Department of State Security Service (DSS) in 2016, but later freed for want of evidence to sustain charges against them.

Kola Ajayi: I remain Lagos State AD chairman

Mr Kola Ajayi says he remains the Lagos State Chairman of Alliance for Democracy (AD), contrary to rumour of his alleged suspension.

Court sets up thee-member panel to review ex-NSA Dasuki’s trial

A Federal Capital Territory High Court has set up a three-member panel to resolve the logjam arising from the trial of Sambo Dasuki for alleged money laundering charges.

Court adjourns Shiite leader El-Zakzaky’s trial to March 25

A Kaduna State High court has adjourned the trial of the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi: Operation Python Dance III a blessing for Ebonyi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has said that the Nigerian Army’s Operation Python Dance III exercise in the state has become a blessing for the residents.

Man jailed three years for impersonating INEC staff

An Upper Area Court I1, sitting in Kabong in Jos, on Monday sentenced a 35-year-old man, Sadiq Musa, to three years imprisonment for impersonating a staff of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

INEC to meet ASUU over general elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has stated that it would meet with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Friday by 4pm at the union’s secretariat to discuss the strike it embarked on and how it affects the election.

INEC inaugurates election committees

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has inaugurated two committees to ensure the smooth conduct of the 2019 general election.

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Supreme Court dismisses suit challenging Borno governor’s nomination

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a suit filed by Idris Mamman-Gatumbwa challenging the nomination of Governor Babagana Zulum by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections.

Federal government raises alarm over new cassava brown streak disease

The Federal Government has raised an alarm over a recent virile disease, Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD), ravaging East and Central Africa now making its way to West Africa.

Cleric seeks end to 40 years marriage over sex denial after eight children

An Islamic cleric Ganiyu Salami, on Thursday approached an Igando Customary Court, Lagos, to end his 40 years marriage to Halimatu, for allegedly denying him sex and threatening his life.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

IMN kicks as court adjourns Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s bail hearing

Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

CSOs give Governor Ayade 60 days to conduct council polls

A coalition of Civil Societies Organisations (CSOs) in Cross River, have given Governor Ben Ayade 60 days to conduct local government election in the state.