News - NEC

Labor Party accuses APC of disregarding electoral laws

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it is watching political developments in Rivers and Ekiti states where rallies and campaigns are holding to determine if any rules are being violated. 

Nigerian Governors fault the FG over financial shortages in the polity

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Rotimi Amaechi led faction of the Nigerian Governors' Forum has called on the national assembly to begin an independent investigation into the alleged non-remittance of billions of dollars of oil revenue. 

ASUP STRIKE UPDATE: FG, ASUP trade blames over lingering strike

5 years ago /
Education 

About 75 government polytechnics across the country have been on strike to protest the non-implementation of an agreement reached with the Federal government since 1999.

Danish woman gang-raped at knife-point for 3 hours

5 years ago /

Police in the Indian capital Delhi are hunting for suspects wanted over the gang rape of a Danish woman. 

 

Four suspected terrorists to be tried in absentia for murder

5 years ago /
International News 

The trial of four men accused of murdering former Lebanese prime minister, Rafik Hariri has begun at the Hague.

President Goodluck Jonathan announces resignation of Bamaga Tukur as PDP Chairman

5 years ago /
Politics 

Embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Bamanga Mohammed Tukur, has resigned.

APGA sweeps votes at Anambra Local government elections

5 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, has won all the twenty chairmanship positions declared by the Anambra state Independent Electoral Commission, ANSIEC, during Saturday’s local government polls.

Japan and China struggle over Africa

5 years ago /
International News 

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe will visit Africa and the middle east this week, bearing development cash pledges as Tokyo pushes back against growing Chinese influence in the resource-rich region.

Legal minds discuss the legality of the Rivers state 2014 budget

5 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Reactions have begun to trail the action of Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers state over the presentation of 2014 Rivers state budget outside the  National Assembly chamber.

Court sets date for trial of INEC official found wanting during Anambra elections

5 years ago /
Politics 

The magistrate court sitting in Abuja has fixed February 13 for  continuation of trial of the Independent National Electoral Commission official, Chukwujeku Okeke who was arrested for alleged misconduct during the November 16 governorship election in Anambra state.

USA Weather worsens

5 years ago /
International News 

A deadly blast of arctic air shattered decades-old temperature records as it enveloped the eastern United States on Tuesday, snarling air, road and rail travel, driving energy prices higher and overwhelming shelters for homeless people.

PDP Members comment on upcoming NEC meeting

5 years ago /
Politics 

Ahead of the National Executive Committee meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, many want the party to explore a possible reconciliation to end the crisis within it.

Nigeria donates 10 billion to the fight against desertification

5 years ago /
Environment 

The livelihood of forty million Nigerians will be threatened if communities and government fail to engage in a sustainable planting of trees and human capital development.

"Nyesom Wike fingered for Ahaodi High Court bombing

5 years ago /
Nation 

The incidents that have rocked the Rivers State’s Judicial institution did nothing to appease the political tension that has been the climate in the state for almost a year now. If anything, the bombing of the Ahaoda High court has presented warring factions with the opportunity to once again declare their undying distrust for one another.

Full script of Edwin Clark's letter to Obasanjo

5 years ago /
Politics 

My Dear Chief Olusegun Obasanjo,                                                   LET THE TRUTH BE TOLD BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE

Federal workers accuse Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of lying

5 years ago /
Nation 

In reaction to the statement by the Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala that all federal workers have been paid their December salaries, the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria released a statement countering the Minister’s claims.

Jonathan strong-arms PDP Governors into supporting Bamanga Tukur

5 years ago /
Politics 

The National Chairman of the ruling party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur is said to have retained the support of the Presidency with regards to the crisis ricking the Peoples Democratic Party. According to recent reports, the Presidency is currently pulling all resources to ensure that the Party Chairman does not lose his seat.

Boko haram, other security challenges are Nigeria's fair share of global crises - JONATHAN

5 years ago /
Politics 

President Goodluck Jonathan at a new year service at the Catholic Church’s Pro-Cathedral of Our Lady Queen of Nigeria, Garki in Abuja, described the Boko haram menace and other security challenges facing the nation as Nigeria’s share of worldwide security challenges.

Full script of President Gooduck Jonathan's New Year speech

5 years ago /
Politics 

Dear Compatriots, I greet and felicitate with you all as we enter the year 2014 which promises to be a momentous one for our country for several reasons, including the fact that it is also the year of our great nation’s centenary celebrations. I join you all in giving thanks to God Almighty for guiding us and our beloved nation safely through all the challenges of the outgoing year to the beginning of 2014.

PDP Members set to remove Tukur as Party Chairman

5 years ago /
Politics 

The National Chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party is said to be under immense pressure as he is pulling all possible strings to prevent his removal by the National Executive Committee of the party.