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Court Of Appeal Orders Dansuki's Release From DSS Custody

3 days ago /

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has ordered the release of former National Security Adviser,  Col. Sambo Dasuki and declared the continuous detention since December  2015 by the Department of State Security Service (DSS) as illegal, unlawful and unconstitutional.

11th Wole Soyinka Media Lecture: Oby Ezekwesili Advocates Gender And Youth Participation In Politics

3 days ago /

For Nigeria to take its rightful position in the comity of nations, there is need to address the gender gap in the body polity of the nation, by ensuring that women and indeed youths actively participate in politics.

President Buhari Has Directed The Production Of E-Passports

6 days ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the production and personalization of all Nigerian E-passports and related documentation shall be the sole responsibility of the Nigerian Security Printing & Minting Company (NSPMC).

Updates From The Court Of Appeal: The PDP And Atiku/Obi Called Witness Number 179

6 days ago /

The PDP and Atiku/Obi called witness number 179 on the witness list: Yalwe Yusuf. He was asked if he voted on Election Day and he said yes.

Court of Appeal Update: PDP And Atiku Call Witness Number 26

6 days ago /

The PDP and Atiku/Obi tendered a document to the court. A manual on election technologies and a receipt certifying the said documents from INEC.

PDP And Atiku/Obi Called Witness Number 153 On The Witness List

6 days ago /

From the Court of Appeal, more witnesses were called for the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal such as John Desert Makama.

PDP And Atiku/Obi Called Witness Number 118 On The Witness List

6 days ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) counsel Abdulrahaman Usman.  He was asked if before his nomination as a witness, his name was sent to INEC by his party and he said yes. 

Witnesses Are Called In For Presidential Election Petition Tribunal

6 days ago /

A witness from Kaduna state told the court that there were numerous issues of over-voting in Kano state and that he is an LGA Collation agent for the PDP. The PDP legal team called witness number 143 on the witness list: Jafaru Abbas Ibrahim. 

Reuben Okoya Joins Bayelsa Governorship Race

1 week ago /

Political leaders in the forthcoming Bayelsa governorship election want women to come out in their numbers to join the gubernatorial race ahead of the November polls.

Kogi Polls: Yahaya Bello Picks Nomination Form

1 week ago /

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, is the first aspirant to pick the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship nomination and expression of interest form after paying 22.5 million Naira.

PDP, Atiku Defeated Buhari in Katsina, Party Chairman Tells Tribunal

1 week ago /

The State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Katsina State, Salisu Maijigiri, told the Presidential Election Tribunal, that his party’s presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Atiku Abubakar, defeated President Muhammadu Buhari, in the state.

INEC Meets Media

1 week ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, continues its review of the 2019 general elections on Monday with an interactive session with senior journalists and editors in Lagos.

Buhari's Academic Qualification Has Been Questioned

1 week ago /

The Appeal Court in Abuja division has reserved judgment in the appeal filed by Ukpai Ukairo against President Muhammadu Buhari challenging his academic qualification for the 2019 presidential election.

Tribunal Confirms Governor Wike's Re-election, Dismisses Petition Of AAC And Its Candidate

1 week ago /

The Rivers state governorship election tribunal has dismissed the petition filed by the African Action Congress, AAC governorship candidate in the 2019 general elections, Biokpomabo Awara, against Independent National Electoral Commission, Governor Nyesom Wike and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Buhari Kicks Against Admission Of Own Bio-data To INEC

1 week ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari objected to the admission of his form CF001 which contained his personal data submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for February 23, presidential election.

Presidential Tribunal Update: Hearing Day 3

1 week ago /

The presidential election petition tribunal commenced on Monday with the petitioner Abubakar Atiku and his party, PDP tendering result sheets from four local government in Kano state.

Ooni, Soyinka Warn Political Leaders Against Ruga

1 week ago /

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, and Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka have warned Nigerian political leaders to take active steps towards providing solutions to socio-political conflicts that could lead Nigeria to another civil war.

Buhari Commends IDB On Infrastructure

1 week ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari says no amount of money is too much to revamp Nigeria’s development challenges, especially with a growing population and infrastructure deficit. President Muhammadu Buhari said Sunday in Niamey, Niger Republic.

Trump warns Iran after Tehran vows to boost uranium enrichment

1 week ago /

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said Iran “better be careful,” hours after Tehran announced it would shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal.

Buhari Signs AFCFTA Agreement

1 week ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, making Nigeria the 53rd state on the continent to append its signature to the document.


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