News - NEC

80 Political Parties Beat INEC Deadline On Nominations

22 hours ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral; Commission, INEC, has confirmed that over 80 political parties met the deadline for the submission of list of candidates for the 2019 general elections.

Senate Stands Down Consideration Of Electoral Act

1 day ago /

Down consideration of the electoral act (amendment) bill, 2018 for third reading and passage, until next Tuesday.

Political Parties Scramble To Beat INEC Deadline For Submission Of Nominations

1 day ago /
Nation  Politics 

Representatives of various political parties that are desirous of participating in the 2019 general elections on Thursday stormed the international conference centre in Abuja, the designated venue by INEC for the submission of names of candidates for various elective positions.

FCT CJ Inaugurates Panel On Courts Decongestion

1 day ago /
Nation 

In a bid to decongest the federal capital territory high court, the chief judge, justice Ishaq Bello has set up a special court panel that will treat the backlog of pending court cases.

House Of Representatives Amends NBC Act To Boost Education.

1 day ago /

A bill seeking to amend the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) act to provide for radio and television programmes, specifically targeted at improving education standards in Nigeria, scaled second reading on Thursday in the house of representatives.

Nigeria Governors Forum Opposes New Minimum Wage

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria governors’ forum has expressed the inability of state governments to implement any new minimum wage increase at this time in the face of current economic realities.

Court Orders INEC, APC To Maintain Status Quo Over Zamfara Primaries

1 day ago /
Politics 

A High Court in Gusau, Zamfara State, has ordered the All Progressives Congress, APC and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to maintain the present status quo as regards the conduct of primaries for the selection of candidates for the 2019 general elections.

APC Governorship Crisis: Court Consolidates Uzodinma, Nwosu Suits

1 day ago /
Politics 

A Federal High Court in Abuja has consolidated two suits filed by Uche Nwosu and Senator Hope Uzodinma in the dispute arising from the primary conducted in Imo State by the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the governorship election.

House of Rep. Commence Consideration of Electoral Act Bill

2 days ago /

The House of Representatives on Wednesday began clause-by-clause consideration on the Electoral act amendment bill.

NDLEA Arrested 147 drug dealers in FCT

2 days ago /
Nation 

The FCT Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Tuesday arrested 147 suspected drug peddlers and seized various Shipments of drugs.

Senate Directs CBN To Suspend ATM Card Maintenance Charges

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to suspend the ATM card maintenance charges being deducted from customers in a resolution passed during plenary on Wednesday, October 17, 2018.

College Shooting Kills 17

2 days ago /
International News 

Dozens more wounded and at least 17 people have been killed and in a shooting at a college in Russian-annexed Crimea.

Osinbajo Calls For Public/Private Sector Collaboration For Infrastructure Delivery

3 days ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for a robust collaboration between the public and private sectors to strengthen Nigeria’s infrastructure delivery.

House Of Reps Approves N831bn For 2019 Elections

3 days ago /
Nation 

The House of Reps has approved 831billion Naira for virement to finance the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and security agencies towards the preparation for the 2019 general elections.

NLC Youth Wing Demand Good Governance

3 days ago /
Nation 

The youth wing of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has started a campaign to connect young people to better understand their contributions to the economy and polity to form good leadership.

Fayose Reports To EFCC

3 days ago /
Nation 

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, arrived the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, office at about 1:00pm on Tuesday to honour the invitation of the anti-graft agency.

APC Insists On Fielding Candidates For Zamfara

3 days ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has insisted that it would field candidates for all position in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections despite the disqualification by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Examination Malpractices: FG Charges Adeleke, Four Others

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has charged Senator Ademola Adeleke representing Osun West and four others before the Federal High Court, Abuja, for allegedly engaging in examination malpractices.

PDP alleges plot by EFCC to detain Fayose indefinitely

4 days ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the presidency has directed the economic and financial crimes commission (EFCC) to detain indefinitely the outgoing governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose.

Nigerian Guild Of Editors Decry Insecurity, Urges INEC To Stay Independent

4 days ago /
Nation 

The 14th all Nigeria editors conference has ended in Asaba with the editors issuing a nine point communiqué.


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