News - NEC

INEC Holds Emergency Meeting Over Zamfara Judgement

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC appears not to be in a hurry to issue certificates of return to candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party as directed by the Supreme Court.

Marafa Hails Supreme Court Judgement On Zamafara APC

3 weeks ago /
Judiciary 

Serving Senator on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kabir Marafa has described Friday's verdict of the Supreme Court which nullified the victory of his party in the last Governorship and parliamentary elections as a bitter-sweet victory for democracy in Zamfara State and the country as a whole.

Information Sector Scorecard In Four Years

3 weeks ago /
Science and Tech 

The contribution of information to the promotion of good governance and dissemination of the programmes and policies of government has opened up channels of engagement between government and the people.

INEC Says Kwara Governor-Elect’s WAEC Certificate Is Genuine

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says the WAEC certificate of the Kwara State Governor-elect, Abdulrahman Abdulrazak, is a public document which any member of the public can access.

Tribunal Dismisses Suit Seeking To Stop Buhari’s Inauguration

3 weeks ago /
Judiciary 

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed the suit filed by the Hope Democratic Party, HDP and its Presidential Candidate, Ambrose Uwuru, seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration.

The Media Challenged On Its Constitutional Responsibilities

3 weeks ago /
Judiciary 

Nigerian journalists have been challenged to be more critical of the government in their reportage and continue to hold public officials accountable in order to sustain the present democracy.

Rivers Governorship Election Tribunal Dismisses Labour Party’s Petition

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Rivers state governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Port Harcourt has dismissed the petition filed by the Labour party’s governorship candidate, Isaac Wonwu, challenging the victory of Governor Nyesom Wike.

Bulkachuwa Steps Aside

3 weeks ago /
Judiciary 

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the motion on notice filed by the PDP and its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, demanding the President of the Court Of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa to disqualify herself from the Presidential tribunal.

China’s Stock Falls After US Report Could Ban Another Tech Firm

3 weeks ago /
Business and Economy  

China’s major stock indexes fell on Wednesday, as trade worries intensified following a report that the United States could blacklist another Chinese tech firm after banning Huawei Technologies last week.

House Of Reps Moves To Amend Education Minimum Standard Act

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives is seeking to amend the education minimum standard and establishment of institution act, to ensure that educational Curricula lay more emphasis on practical knowledge.

 

FCT Election Tribunal Orders INEC To Allow PDP Inspect Election Materials

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

The FCT area council election petition tribunal sitting at the FCT High Court in Jabi district, has granted two separate Exparte motion seeking the order of court to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to make electoral materials available for inspection to the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, its chairmanship and counsellorship candidates in Kwali area council.

Osinbajo Commissions Projects In Maiduguri

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday visited Maiduguri for the commissioning of projects executed by the administration of Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Visit Maiduguri

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in Maiduguri for the commissioning of projects executed by the administration of Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State.

ICT Contributes Over 2 Trillion Naira To Nigeria’s GDP – Minster

3 weeks ago /
Business and Economy  

Nigeria’s Information and Communication Technology sector now contribute over 2 trillion naira per quarter to Nigeria’s G.D.P.

NNPC Explains Statutory Replacements In Corporation’s Top Management Cadre

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has explained the recent staff movements in the corporation, saying it was normal replacement and backfill exercise to bridge the gap occasioned by impending retirement of some management staff of the corporation, among others.

Oyo Election: Tribunal Rules On APC’s Application To Recount Ballot Papers

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Oyo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has dismissed an application filed by Mr Adebayo Adelabu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to recount all the ballot papers used in the March 9 election.

Cross River Election Tribunal Commences Pretrial Of Ndoma-Egba Petition

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Calabar has commenced the pretrial stage of the petition brought before it by the former Senate Leader and All Progressives Congress, APC, senatorial candidate in Cross River Central, Victor Ndoma-Egba.

Aviation Minister Gives Conditions To Avert Downgrade Of Enugu Airport

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has said that if the Enugu State Government takes urgent action to enforce the directive given to address safety concerns at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, the Federal Government may reconsider the downgrading of the airport.

Kano Election Tribunal: Ganduje Files Defence With 203 Witnesses Against PDP

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has now filed his defense against the petition of the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Abba Yusuf, challenging his electoral victory at the March 23 polls.

AAC Fraud Allegation: Court Restraints Sowore From Parading Himself As Chairman

4 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained the suspended national chairman of the African Action Congress, AAC, and the presidential candidate of the party in the last presidential election to from parading himself as the national chairman of the party.