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INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

Lawyer: INEC chairman shouldn’t conduct 2019 polls, he’s danger to democracy

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, should no longer be trusted by Nigerians to conduct the 2019 general election because “he has become a very dangerous threat to our democracy”, a legal practitioner and civil rights activist, Ugochukwu Osuagwu, warned on Saturday.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

Lawyer asks INEC chairman to obey court orders

A Lawyer and human rights activist, Mr. Ugochukwu Osuagwu, has called on the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, to obey court order by presenting himself before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on August 14.

Saraki is correct on IPOB’s proscription – Adegboruwa

Lagos based lawyer and human right activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, on Monday supported the declaration of the Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, stating that proscription of IPOB is an illegality.

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Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State says he is confident that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will issue a Certificate of Return to him as the Senator-elect for Imo West Senatorial District. Okorocha expressed this optimism while speaking with State House Correspondents after a private meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari gives Governor Okorocha pass mark in security matters

President Muhammadu Buhari has emphasised that security is very dear to the Federal government, adding that it should not be left alone for the government to deal with, just as he commended Governor Rochas Okorocha for his contributions to security matters.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez applauds at the end of a campaign rally in Barcelona on May 23, 2019 ahead of EU elections. (Photo by LLUIS GENE - AFP)

Spain prime minister faces ‘second round’ in European polls

Spain votes in local, regional and European Parliament elections on Sunday which will influence acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s talks to form a new government.

Tribunal: Senator Wamakko properly elected – SAN

Senator Maccido has in the suit, urged the Tribunal to nullify the election but Senator Wamakko insisted that, he was duly elected and properly declared as the winner by the nation’s Chief Electoral Umpire, INEC.

KEDCO: No victimisation, witch-hunt in our promotion

The management of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has clarified on the alleged lopsided promotion and remuneration saying the essence of the exercise is to improve employees’ performances.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court upholds Governor Fayemi’s election

The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State.