News - NEC

Presidential Election Petition (DAY 6)

5 months ago /
Nation 

The pre-hearing of the Presidential Election Petition entered its sixth day on Tuesday with the commencement of hearing on the interlocutory motions filed by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, seeking to strike out the petition of the People’s Democratic Party and its candidate Atiku Abubakar.

Presidential Election Tribunal

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Presidential Election Tribunal has commenced Pre-hearing of Petition of Atiku, People’s Democratic Party, PDP, against Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, President Mohammad Buhari, and the All Progressive Congress, APC.

Dokpesi Wants Nigerian Media Industry Repositioned

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Chairman Emeritus, DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi has expressed gratitude to a group of veteran media owners, practitioners and concerned persons who played different roles in ensuring quick resolution of issues between the broadcast outfit and the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC.

Dickson Says Media Freedom Key To Sustenance Of Democracy

5 months ago /
Politics 

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson says the sustenance of democracy in Nigeria is a task expected of every citizen and entity in every circumstance to guarantee growth and development of the nation.

DAAR, NBC Reach A Truce

5 months ago /
Nation 

DAAR Communications Plc., owners of the Africa Independent Television, AIT,  and Raypower FM and the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, have reached a truce.

PDP, PRP, NNPP In Certificate Of Return Saga In Bauchi

5 months ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  Senatorial candidate for Bauchi South, Garba Dahiru, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to issue him and four House of Representatives candidates certificates of return in compliance with a court order.

Presidential Election Petition Resumes With New Presiding Justice

5 months ago /
Nation 

Justice Mohammed Garba is the new Presiding Justice hearing the petitions challenging the process and return of President Muhammadu Buhari and his party,  the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2019 elections.

Imo PDP Condemns Ruling In Favour Of Okorocha

5 months ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in Imo West, Jones Onyereri, has described as ‘slaughtering of justice’ the judgment of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to issue Rochas Okorocha certificate of return.

US-Mexico Talks: Agreement To Avoid Tariffs Reached - Trump

5 months ago /
International News 

Mexico has agreed to take "unprecedented steps" to help stem the flow of migrants to the US in order to avoid trade tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump.

Court Orders INEC To Issue Okorocha Certificate Of Return

5 months ago /
Judiciary 

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to issue the former Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, a Certificate of Return.

Nigeria Guild Of Editors Demands Re-Opening Of AIT/RayPower

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, has condemned in very strong terms the indefinite suspension of the licenses of African Independent Television, AIT, and RayPower by the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC. The two stations belong to Daar Communications Plc.

Imo Assembly Sacks All Okorocha’s Political Appointees

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Imo State House of Assembly has dissolved all Boards and other appointments made by the immediate past administration of Rochas Okorocha after March 2019 with immediate effect.

Kano PDP Governorship Candidate Slams INEC For Delay In Election Petition

5 months ago /
Election 

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in the 2019 election in Kano state, Abba Yusuf, has expressed anger over the delay by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC in giving his legal team access to election materials.

Buhari Lauds Conduct Of 2019 Elections

5 months ago /
Election 

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction with the conduct of peaceful elections in Nigeria, despite what he called "doomsday predictions of social disharmony."

Okorocha Vs INEC: Court Fixes June 7 For Judgment

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed June 7 for judgment in the suit filed by former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, in which he is asking the court to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to issue him a  certificate of return.

 

Five Katsina Bandits Arrested

5 months ago /
Crime 

Five kidnappers operating along the Ruwan-Godiya forest axis of Katsina State have been arrested by troops of the Nigerian army.

Andy Ruiz Knocks Down Joshua Four Times To Win

5 months ago /
Sports  

The bid by Anthony Joshua to make a splash in his US debut ended in misery for the three belts heavyweight world champion with a stunning loss to underdog Andy Ruiz at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.

FG To Sack Unlicensed Teachers

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government says any teacher who fails to be licensed by the Teacher’s Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, by December 2019 will be sacked.

Young Entrepreneurs Call For Data Subsidy In Nigeria

5 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria has been asked to lead other Africa Countries in the advocacy for subsidizing data to liberalise Internet services on the continent to support the ease of doing the business policy of the Federal Government.

Bauchi Gov Bala Mohammed Disengages All Political Appointees

5 months ago /
Nation 

Bauchi state Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed has ordered the disengagement of all political office holders with effect from 31 May 2019.