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Femi Falana, Senior Advocate of Nigeria and lawyer has narrated the build-up to Sowore and Bakare’s rearrest by the DSS at a Federal High Court in Abuja, barely 24 hours after their release from DSS custody.

Amnesty, SERAP, others threaten mass action over Omoyele Sowore’s re-arrest

Following the re-arrest of convener of RevolutionNow Movement, Omoyele Sowore, by the Department of State Services, DSS, at the Federal High Court Abuja, last Friday, Amnesty International Nigeria, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, and other civil society groups have threatened to embark on mass action, if the Federal Government failed to release him unconditionally within 14 days.

Bayelsa guber: Godknows Igali pledges to prioritise human capital development

Amb. Godknows Igali, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Bayelsa, on Wednesday pledged to prioritise human capacity building if elected governor of the state.
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TMG: Police should be ready for more protests

The Transition Monitoring Group on Saturday faulted the ban on protests by the police saying the right to protest has been settled by the Court.
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TMG supports open ballot for electing ninth National Assembly leadership

Ahead of the inauguration of the ninth National Assembly, the Transition Monitoring Group has expressed support for adoption of open ballot for election of presiding officers.
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Rerun: TMG demands ‘quick audit’ of 2019 polls

The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has called for an immediate and complete audit of the 2019 general elections in order to determine what went wrong, where, how and by whom.
The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has blamed low turn of electorate during Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly elections across the country on “militarisation and over policing” of voting process.

Elections: Group gives reasons for low turnout of voters

The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has blamed low turn of electorate during Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly polls across the country on “militarisation and over policing” of voting process.
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TMG warns politicians to be mindful of allegations against INEC

A civil rights organisation, Transition Monitoring Group, expressed fears over the conduct of political parties towards officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, with a demand that they should “desist from heating up the polity ahead of the elections rescheduled for February 23, 2019.”

Nigerian traders meet candidates over vote buying

The leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) has concluded plans to meet with all political office seekers in the forthcoming general elections in a bid to secure their commitments on how to eliminate voting buying.

PANDEF rejects Justice Onnoghen’s suspension

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) yesterday rejected the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari. It therefore asked for his immediate reinstatement.

Full List: INEC names 116 domestic groups, 28 foreign bodies as election observers

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday announced the names of 144 observers that will monitor the 2019 general elections.

Election: NUJ worried over lack of activities at Delta INEC

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Delta State Council, has expressed worries over lack of activities at the head office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Asaba, the state capital.

Femi Falana, others ask federal government to end Zamfara killings

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana; Transition Monitoring Group (TMG); Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), and other rights activists have tasked the federal government to end the incessant killings in Zamfara State.

NOA: Campaign against vote buying should transcend media hype

In order to stop the enthronement of irresponsible political class in the coming 2019 general elections, the campaigns against vote buying and selling must transcend media hype, Dr. Garba Abari, the Director General of National Orientation Agency (NOA) has warned.
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Electoral Act: Muhammadu Buhari’s attitude a bad signal for electoral process – TMG

The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), a coalition of civil society organisations in Nigeria working on electoral issues, has expressed concerns over the refusal of Assent by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Electoral Amendment Bill.

INEC to track campaign expenses of political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will use devices to track campaign expenses of political parties for the 2019 general elections.

Cosmas Ilechukwu: Money politics makes it impossible for emergence of best minds

Dr. Cosmas Ilechukwu, General Overseer of Charismatic Renewal Ministries, has said that the present dominance of money politics in Nigeria has made it impossible for the emergence of best minds in governance.
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Osun guber: TMG tasks INEC on vote buying

The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to step up its campaign on legal implications of vote buying as people of Osun prepare for Saturday’s governorship election.
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Ekiti guber: Purported observer groups report fabricated – Fayemi media office

The Media Office of the Ekiti State Governor-Elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has dismissed the report of the observer groups slated for publication on Wednesday as a concoction fabricated and facilitated by the Ekiti State Government to discredit the July 14, 2018 election that returned Fayemi as the winner.

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Adams Oshiomhole: Emeka Ihedioha never won Imo, Supreme Court made correction

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Adams Oshiomhole said ousted Imo governor Emeka Ihedioha did not win the 9 March 2019 election and that the Supreme Court judgment was a remedy for the fraud.
It was gathered that the victim, who was reportedly taken to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Idi-aba Abeokuta, died on Saturday.

One dies of Lassa fever in Ogun

Barely three days after the Ogun State Government denied outbreak of Lassa fever, a 26-year-old woman, Titilayo Akinsola, on Saturday, died of the hemorrhagic fever in Abeokuta, the state capital.
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Lassa fever: 29 deaths, 195 confirmed cases reported in 11 states – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed that 29 deaths and 195 confirmed cases of Lassa fever had been reported in 11 states of the federation.

Iwo monarch laments failure of Yoruba language

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi, Saturday lamented the failure of Yoruba language to evolve with the current trends and assert its identity among respectable languages in the world.
Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo continued his recovery from an hamstring injury with a session in the gym on Tuesday.

Manchester United target Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo

Manchester United are looking at Odion Ighalo as they try to bring in a striker on loan following the long-term injury to Marcus Rashford.