News - NEC

World Cup Winners Ask U.S. President For Gender Pay Equality

1 month ago /
Sports  

Megan Rapinoe and her team did what Donald Trump told them to do — they finished the job. Now the question is, how will the President honour World Cup winners who have carved out a remarkable political and societal legacy?

British Ambassador Says Trump Administration Is Dysfunctional

1 month ago /
International News 

Britain’s ambassador to the United States described President Donald Trump’s administration as “dysfunctional”, “clumsy” and “inept”, the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported, citing a series of confidential memos.

Ongoing 10,000 Police Recruitment Not Enough - NEC

1 month ago /
Nation 

The security committee of the National Economic Council has told President Muhammadu Buhari that the ongoing recruitments of ten thousand policemen and women are not enough to tackle the current security challenge in the countries.

APC Approves Indirect Primaries for Kogi Governorship

1 month ago /
Politics 

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved Indirect Primaries to elect the Party’s candidate for the forthcoming Kogi Governorship election.

President Buhari Decries Attacks In Katsina

1 month ago /
Security 

Following a brief on incidents that triggered violence and loss of lives in Katsina State on Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed immediate reinforcement of the security architecture in the state, and prosecution of all those involved in the conflict.

Tribunal Orders INEC To Provide Useni Team With Documents

1 month ago /
Politics 

Tribunal orders INEC to supply Useni legal team with relevant documents.

Buhari Congratulates Oyetola

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on the Supreme Court ruling on Friday which affirmed his victory in the State Governorship election of September 2018.  

Presidential Election Petition Update!

1 month ago /
Nation  Politics 

More documents were tendered by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar, as the trial of the substantive petition challenging the 2019 presidential poll entered its second day on Friday.

Presidential Election Tribunal Update

1 month ago /
Politics 

The trial of the substantive petition filed by Atiku Abubakar and his party the PDP over the 2019 presidential election commenced this Thursday morning with tendering of documents by the petitioners.

Kim Kardashian Awarded $2.7 In Lawsuit

1 month ago /
Entertainment 

Kim Kardashian's $10 million February lawsuit against fast fashion retailer Missguided has come to an end. The reality star was awarded $2.7 million in damages in a default judgment filed on Tuesday in a federal district court in Calif.

FG Suspends Ruga Project

1 month ago /
Environment 

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the implementation of the RUGA Settlement programme.

Alex Morgan Powered Home A Winning Header

1 month ago /
International News 

Alex Morgan powered home the winning header against England to help the United States reach the women’s World Cup final on Tuesday but it was her ‘tea-sipping’ goal celebration that has caused a stir.

Trump Administration Re-treats On Citizenship Question

1 month ago /
International News 

In a stinging defeat for President Donald Trump, his administration ended its effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, saying that it will begin printing forms that do not include the contentious query.

Taylor's Swift Lawyer Attacks Former Label Boss Over A Deal

1 month ago /
Entertainment 

Taylor Swift’s attorney has fired back at claims suggesting her former record label boss gave her the chance to buy back all her master recordings, insisting that deal was never on the table.

INEC, ICCES Post 2019 Polls Meeting

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has blamed insecurity for the majority of the elections declared inconclusive, during the 2019 polls.

Buhari Vs Atiku: Appeal Court Stops Proceedings For 30 Minutes

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal has taken a 30-minute stand down of proceedings to enable senior counsel to meet and agree on the modalities for the trial of the petition filed by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party against the February 23 presidential election.

Presidency Says No Plan To Seize State Land For RUGA

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Presidency says there is no plan by the Federal Government to seize state land, colonize territory or impose RUGA on any part of the federation, insisting that RUGA is a voluntary programme.

Ruga Settlements Not Supervised By Office Of The Vice President - Presidency

1 month ago /
Nation 

The presidency says the establishment of Ruga settlements is not being supervised by the Office of the Vice President, contrary to claims reported in sections of the media.

2019 Polls: Accept Loss With Grace And Maturity, Presidency Advise Opposition

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Presidency has welcomed the endorsement of 2019 Presidential Elections as free, fair and credible by 60 presidential candidates and chairmen of their parties, urging opposition to accept loss with grace and maturity.

Alleged Certificate Forgery: Court Of Appeal Orders Buhari To Respond In 5 Days

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has ordered President Muhammadu Buhari to respond within 5 days to the appeal filed against his qualification for the 2019 presidential election.