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INEC Approves Registration Of 23 New Political Parties

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the registration of 23 fresh political parties, ahead of the 2019 general election.

NASS Committee Meets INEC

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The national assembly joint committee on electoral matters has scheduled a meeting with officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC for Tuesday evening.

Court Frees Lagos PDP Chairman Salvador Of Murder

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The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos state, Moshood Salvador who was charged along with ten others for the alleged murder of the PDP chairman in Apapa local government area of the state, Adeniyi Aborishade has been set free by a Lagos high court.

APC Describes Failure Of Saraki To Reconvene Senate As Treason

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The All Progressives Congress says the failure of the senate president to reconvene the red chamber to consider matters of national interest on Tuesday amounts to treason.

IPAC Accuses Adamawa Government Of Extorting Politicians

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The Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) which is a recognised umbrella body of all registered political parties in the state has accused the Adamawa state government of using the board of internal revenue to extort politicians, by fixing rates payable as income tax for political office seekers.

APC Accuses PDP Of Plot To Attack APC Senators

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The All Progressives Congress has alleged plans by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to attack some All Progressives Congress (APC) Senators as part of the PDP's desperate bid to ensure that Bukola Saraki clings to the position of senate president.

Magu Denies Allegations Of Witch Hunt By EFCC

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The acting chairman of the economic and financial crimes commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, says the commission does not engage in witch-hunt of any individuals or politicians but working within the ambit of the rule of law.

Prospective Voters Accuse INEC Officials Of Extortion

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Prospective voters in the Abuja municipal area council (AMAC) in the federal capital territory are accusing INEC officials of extortion in the ongoing voter registration

House Of Reps Condemns Abandonment Of Onitsha Inland Port

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The House of Representatives has expressed displeasure with the Nigerian inland waterways authority for abandoning the Onitsha inland port, which was completed since 2013.

Victory In By-Elections Is Demonstration Of Trust By Nigerians - APC

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The All Progressives Congress, APC, has described the party’s victory in last weekend’s by-elections as a demonstration of the confidence and trust by the people in the Buhari administration.

Investigate NASS Blockade Now- Youth Parliament

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The Nigeria youth parliament is demanding a full scale investigation into the remote cause of the siege on the national assembly by masked men of the department of state service DSS, last week.

NASS May Not Reconvene

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There are indications that the national assembly may not reconvene on Tuesday as originally planned.

No Money, Weapon Found In Ex-Dg’s House, Says DSS

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The department of state service, DSS has faulted some online publications and videos about the alleged recovery of twenty one billion naira cash and assorted rifles from the Katsina and Abuja homes of the former director general of the service, Lawal Daura.

Not-Too-Young-To-Run Act Not Enough Says Kwara Gov. Ahmed

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The kwara state governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed has observed that the not-too-young-to-run law is not enough to guarantee political space for the youth.

Senate Sued Over Alleged Impeachment Plot Against Saraki

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Two pro-Saraki senators, Rafiu Adebayo and Issa Missau have gone to court to stop any planned impeachment of the senate president.

PDP Indicts INEC Over PVCS Allegedly Found In Daura’s Home

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the silence by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the alleged discovery of thousands of its Permanent Voter Cards (PVCS) at the Private Residence of the sacked Director General of the Department of State Service, Lawal Daura, has indicted the Commission and placed a huge doubt over its integrity and capacity to conduct a free and Fair Election.

Akwa Ibom Gov. Emmanuel Blasts SGF Boss Mustapha Over Comments

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Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel has expressed disappointment at comments made by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha during the reception rally for Former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio.

Fayose Accuses Fed. Govt. Of Oppressing Opposition

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  in Ekiti State has advised aspiring Federal and State Lawmakers to embrace hardwork and abide by the rules and   ideology of the party.

Masari Swears In Transition Committee Chairmen

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Katsina State Governor Aminu Masari has directed the newly appointed thirty four Local Government transition Committee Chairmen not to operate from outside their respective headquarters so as to bring Governance closer to the people at the grassroots.

Presidency Says APC Victory In By-Elections Is Testimony Of Buhari’s Popularity

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The presidency says the outcome of last weekend bye-election in Katsina, Bauchi and Kogi states is a clear indication of the popularity of the All Progressives Congress (APC)