October 20, 2019
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Supreme Court sacks Ned Nwoko, Senator Nwaoboshi reclaims seat

by on July 16, 2019 0

Senator Peter Nwaoboshi on Tuesday reclaimed his Delta South Senatorial seat as the Supreme Court justices unanimously ruled in his favour against Ned Nwoko. Nwaoboshi and Nwoko had been involved in a legal tussle over who should represent Delta South Senatorial election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Supreme Court...

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BREAKING: Buhari signs AfCFTA agreement in Niamey

by on July 7, 2019 0

President Muhammad Buhari has signed the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement. The signing has just taken place at the 12th Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of the Union on AfCFTA and the First Mid-Year Coordination Meeting of the African Union and the Regional Economic Communities in Niamey, Niger Republic. Buhari appended his signature...

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PDP Asks NASS To Investigate N26.7tn, $322m, N500bn Allegedly Looted By Buhari’s Administration

by on July 1, 2019 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the National Assembly to investigate the President Muhammadu Buhari administration over what it described as widespread insecurity, economic depression, treasury looting, among other things since assuming office in 2015. According to a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the Buhari-administration looted N26.7 trillion, $322 million...

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Confusion In Bauchi Assembly As Two Speakers Emerge

by on June 20, 2019 0

Bauchi State House of Assembly is currently in disarray as members have elected two Speakers in separate elections. Eleven out of the 31 elected members of the Assembly sat as early as 7:00 am and elected Abubakar Suleiman as the Speaker of the House. Suleiman is a member representing Ningi Central Constituency and a...

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INEC and Nigeria’s many political parties by Reuben Abati

by on June 19, 2019 0

Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as part of its review of the 2019 General elections in the country is reportedly working on a proposal for the alteration of the 1999 Constitution as amended to enable it reduce the number of political parties in the country. A total of 91 political parties participated in...

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2019 General Elections Were An Improvement From 2015, Most Of Our Concerns Were Addressed – EU

by on June 15, 2019 0

The European Union Election Observation Mission in Nigeria, 2019, has stated that Nigeria has made significant improvements from previous elections in the country. The EU Election Observation Mission led by Marie Arena, its Chief Observer, while presenting its final report with recommendations for electoral reform at Transcorp Hilton today, and reacting to questions from...

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EU To Present Final Report On 2019 Elections Today

by on June 15, 2019 0

The European Union Election Observation Group will today present its final report and findings on the 2019 elections to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The group made this known on Friday during a meeting with the INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu in Abuja. Speaking shortly after the meeting, Mr Yakubu promised to ensure...

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