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In continuation of his commitment to tackling youth unemployment, create jobs and harness the vast potentials of youths towards productive activities, Governor Muhammadu Yahya has directed the commencement of registration of holders of National Certificate of Education (NCE) and National Diploma.
A substance suspected to be a bomb, has exploded at the Umuola Hall, Ward 8, Ogbor Hill, Aba North council, at the ongoing by-election into the Aba North/South federal constituency seat.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Scandinavian countries, has lent its voice to the call for the National Assembly for a legislation on Diaspora voting, ahead of the 2023 Presidential Election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has hinted at some of the guidelines to be expected in the expansion of polling centres, explaining that there would be no transfer of polling stations between local governments during elections.
Renowned Political Economist, Professor Patrick Utomi has again cast aspersions on the current Nigeria’s political processes, arguing that it cannot produce credible political office holders.
United States President Joe Biden has signed an executive order that aims to make it easier for Americans to vote, as Republicans in several states have sought to impose more voting restrictions following the 2020 presidential election.
The Lagos Division of the Federal High Court has dismissed the Peoples Democratic Party‘s suit seeking to disqualify Adetokunbo Abiru of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from continuing to represent Lagos East Senatorial District.
The Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr. Festus Okoye, has reiterated that the plans to create new polling units across the country would not benefit only a certain ethnic group, region or religion.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has said that millions of eligible Nigerian voters may not have the opportunity to cast their votes in the 2023 general elections if additional new polling units are not established.
National Commissioner and Chairman, INEC’s Information and Voter Education Committee, Barr. Festus Okoye said the decision was part of resolutions reached at Wednesday’s meeting of the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security ICCES in Abuja.
In continuation of its consultative talks on the need to expand and increase the number of polling units in the country, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday met with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and informed them that the need to improve voter participation necessitated the exercise.
INEC had said it planned to create the new polling units because the extant 119,973 polling units and 57,023 polling points were grossly in adequate for the 84,004,084 voters in the country as at 2019 general election.
American Philanthropist, Bill Gates, has advised the Nigerian Government against diverting its limited health fund into trying to pay a high price for COVID-19 vaccines.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Saturday dismissed speculations that the National Identity Number (NIN) was a prerequisite for registration by prospective voters, saying there was nowhere in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria where such a condition was stipulated.
A Federal High Court, Lagos, will on March 1, 2021 deliver judgment in respect of a suit on the bye-election for the Lagos East Senatorial District of December 5, 2020. The PDP and its candidate...
The Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District, Mr Tokunbo Abiru, Friday asked a Federal High Court in Lagos to dismiss a challenge on his eligibility for the office.
US President Donald Trump has said his speech before last week's deadly Capitol riot, when he urged his supporters to march on Congress, was "totally appropriate".
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has restituted the sum of N67,523,000 to one Mr. Emmanuel Onyekachukwu Onah, a trader based in Onitsha, Anambra State.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that anybody jostling to be president of Nigeria would also need to secure votes in Rivers to combine with either Kano or Lagos to emerge victorious.
Kogi State Governor and Chairman of Contact and Mobilisation Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Bello, has said more governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other political bigwigs would soon join the party.
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), on Thursday, dismissed alleged payment of N151million to a firm for a road rehabilitated by the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Osun State.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of a Postgraduate School and the commencement of 34 postgraduate programmes in Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano.
Stakeholders in the telecommunication sector have commended the Anambra State government for the decision of the Governor, Chief Willie Obiano to waive the right of way charges for telecommunication companies.
Armed soldiers are presently engaging some unknown gunmen at Ebele village in Ngbo, Ohaukwu Local government area of Ebonyi State, newsmen report.
Arsenal are closing in on a new contract for the 19-year-old striker, Folarin Balogun.
Chairman of South-South Governors’ Forum and governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has advocated the need for the relevant organs to come up with policies to improve food nutrition in the entire region.
The South Africa Football Association (Safa) are in the process of looking for a new head coach after sacking Molefi Ntseki at the end of last month following his failure to qualify the team for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Cameroon.