News - NEC

DAAR, NBC Reach A Truce

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month ago /
Nation 

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

Abia Election Tribunal Dismisses APC Petition Against Gov. Ikpeazu

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, the Abia State capital has dismissed the petition filed by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Uche Ogah against the reelection of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu.

Boris Johnson Would Be 'excellent' Tory Leader - Trump

1 month ago /
International News 

Donald Trump has said Boris Johnson would be an "excellent" choice for the Conservative Party leadership.

 

Zamfara State Assembly Members-Elect Receive Certificates Of Return

1 month ago /
Nation 

Members-elect of the Zamfara State House of Assembly have been presented with certificates of return.

Trump Imposes 5% Tariffs On Mexico Goods

1 month ago /
International News 

United State, U.S, President Donald Trump has announced tariffs on all goods coming from Mexico, demanding the country curb illegal immigration into the United State, U.S.