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Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Protest marches are not treasonable offences in Nigeria

The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.
The presidential candidate of the Young People’s Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, has lamented the failure of the card readers at his polling unit in Ward 2 of Nnewi North LGA in Anambra State.

Kingsley Moghalu urges surveyors to rebrand their profession

The presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party, YPP, in the 2019 presidential election, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu has called on the Nigerian Institute of Surveyors, NIS, to re-brand the profession to be attractive to younger generation.

Kingsley Moghalu: Northern elite promoting poverty

The presidential candidate of Young Progressive Party in the 2019 Presidential election, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has accused the northern elite and politicians of encouraging poverty among the masses for selfish and political reasons.

Senate Presidency: Why I’m supporting Ahmed Lawan – Ifeanyi Ubah

The Young Progressive Party (YPP) senator-elect, Ifeanyi Ubah, on Saturday, disclosed that he is not supporting Ahmad Lawan’s Senate presidential bid for any political gain.
Mustapha Audu

Kogi guber: Abubakar Audu’s son set to dump YPP for APC

Barely two months after declaring his intention to contest for Kogi state governorship election on the platform of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), son of late Prince Abubakar Audu, Mona Mustapha, may have concluded plan to dump the party for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party.
Senate Majority Leader, Sen. Ahmed Lawan, has disclosed that the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) retains majority seats in the upper legislative chamber, despite the defection of some Party members during Tuesday’s plenary

Senate presidency: Why I’m reaching out to all senators-elect – Senator Lawan

The lawmaker representing Yobe North in the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has said that he was reaching out to all senators-elect irrespective of party affiliation because the Senate was not for the All Progressives Congress, APC, alone.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP: Our members can vie for positions in National Assembly

The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday said that its federal lawmakers elected into the Ninth National Assembly can contest for leadership positions in the Senate and the House of Representatives.
APC Nigeria Supporters

APC to zone Senate President to North-East, Speaker to South-West

The All Progressives Congress (APC) will zone the position of Senate President of the 9th National Assembly to the North-East, while that of the Speaker of the House of Representatives will be zoned to the South-West, according to a report.

Senator Lawan: What I’ll do if elected Senate President

Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, has promised to run a bi-partisan National Assembly if elected as Senate President.

Nigerian women brace for local election upsets

Nigerian women are hoping to use Saturday's local elections to change the country's political dynamics by triggering an upset during the polls.
Candidates of five political parties featuring in Saturday’s Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) poll, have reeled out their plans for sustainable development.

AMAC chairmanship candidates reel out security, development plans

Candidates of five political parties featuring in Saturday’s Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) poll, have reeled out their plans for sustainable development.
Chris Uba

Court throws out Chris Uba’s application to stop Ifeanyi Ubah

The court also stepped down another application by Chris Uba where he sought the judicial review and leave for INEC to grant him authority to probe the returning officer in the said election, Prof. Nnanna Umenweke.
The presidential candidate of the Young People’s Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, has lamented the failure of the card readers at his polling unit in Ward 2 of Nnewi North LGA in Anambra State.

Kingsley Moghalu commiserates with victims of electoral violence

Professor Kingsley Moghalu, the Presidential Candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), has expressed sadness over the loss of lives from violence during the February 23, Presidential and National Assembly Election.

Kingsley Moghalu tasks President Buhari on inclusive government

Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, the Presidential Candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), has expressed sadness over the loss of lives from violence during the Feb. 23, Presidential and National Assembly Election.

APC set to dominate ninth Senate

Having won 60 seats by its candidates at last Saturday’s National Assembly election, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is set to maintain dominance in the Ninth Senate.
Banky W

Election: Celebrities seeking elective offices

Some Nigerian celebrities including Olubankole ‘Banky W’ Wellington, Emeka Ike, Desmond Elliot, Freedom ‘Mr Jollof’ Atsekpoyi and Shina Peller are vying for several elective positions as the 2019 polls close in.
Kingsley Moghalu

Group endorses Kingsley Moghalu as presidential candidate

Southern and Middle Belt Youth Leaders Forum has endorsed Prof Kingsley Moghalu of Young Progressive Party (YPP) as its presidential candidate for the February 16 poll.
Omoyele Sowore

Elections: Nigeria’s problem has been analogue leaders – Omoyele Sowore

The presidential candidate of African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore, has called on Nigerians to vote out analogue leaders without the capacity to process data.

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NSCDC promotes 74 officers in Ondo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ondo State decorated no fewer than 74 newly-promoted officers with new ranks on Friday in Akure.
Senator Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District on Friday said he is going to the Appeal Court to challenge the nullification of his election by the Election Tribunal.

Senator Melaye heads to appeal court over sack by tribunal

Senator Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District on Friday said he is going to the Appeal Court to challenge the nullification of his election by the Election Tribunal.
Stakeholders in sports have urged the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, to reposition the sector for the overall benefit of the country.

Stakeholders urge minister to reposition sports

Stakeholders in sports have urged the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, to reposition the sector for the overall benefit of the country.

President Buhari: We’ll totally overhaul Nigeria Police

President Muhammadu Buhari said Friday that his administration is carrying out a total ‘overhaul’ of the Nigeria Police Force.
Ahmed Musa

Ahmed Musa happy with Al Nassr winning start to new Saudi season

Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa is pleased with Al Nassr’s positive start to the new Saudi Professional Football League season following their Thursday’s 2-0 home win against Dhamk.