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Abiri’s Trial Stalled, Court Threatens To Strike Out Suit

38 minutes ago /
Nation 

The trial of Bayelsa Journalist Jones Abiri who has been detained by the Department of State Service, DSS for Two years is again stalled.

Senate Asks INEC To Scrap “Smaller” Political Parties

19 hours ago /
Nation  Politics 

Nigerian lawmakers in the upper legislative chamber have asked the independent national electoral commission to “scrap smaller political parties to reduce the cost of 2019 general elections.

Last Minute Rush For Voter Registration

1 day ago /
Nation  Politics 

It is last minute rush for eligible voters in Gwagwalada area council of the federal capital territory as the august 17 deadlines for suspension of the ongoing continuous voters registration ahead of the 2019 elections approaches.

INEC Extends Voter Registration Deadline

1 day ago /
Nation  Politics 

The independent national electoral commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for the continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise by two weeks.  

NASS Siege: Saraki Calls For Judicial Inquiry

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has called for an independent judicial panel of inquiry into the siege to the national assembly by masked security operatives last Tuesday.

Kogi Gov Bello Collects His Transferred PVC

1 day ago /
Nation  Politics 

Kogi state Governor Yahaya Bello has officially collected his permanent voter card transferred from Abuja to Okene

Osinbajo In Zamfara, Promises End To Voilent Attacks

1 day ago /
Nation  Security 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says the federal government is committed to ensuring that the violent attacks on communities in Zamfara state are brought to an end.

INEC Approves Registration Of 23 New Political Parties

1 day ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the registration of 23 fresh political parties, ahead of the 2019 general election.

NASS Committee Meets INEC

1 day ago /
Nation  Politics 

The national assembly joint committee on electoral matters has scheduled a meeting with officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC for Tuesday evening.

INEC Decries Poor Collection Of PVCs In Kwara

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Kwara State Resident Electoral Commissioner. Garuba Madami has described as poor the collection of permanent voter cards (PVCs) in the state as he noted that less than forty thousand PVCs have been collected and over one hundred thousand are yet to be collected.

Turkey To Boycott US Electronic Goods Amid Diplomatic Spat

2 days ago /
International News 

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday said Turkey would boycott US electronic goods in retaliation for punitive sanctions by Washington against Ankara over the detention of an American pastor. 

APC Describes Failure Of Saraki To Reconvene Senate As Treason

2 days ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress says the failure of the senate president to reconvene the red chamber to consider matters of national interest on Tuesday amounts to treason.

No Date for National Assembly Reconvening On INEC Budget- NASS

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki and Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, have directed that we inform all Senators, Honorable members and the public that a date has not been set for the reconvening of the Senate and the House of Representatives to consider the Independent...

Prospective Voters Accuse INEC Officials Of Extortion

2 days ago /
Nation  Politics 

Prospective voters in the Abuja municipal area council (AMAC) in the federal capital territory are accusing INEC officials of extortion in the ongoing voter registration

Victory In By-Elections Is Demonstration Of Trust By Nigerians - APC

2 days ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has described the party’s victory in last weekend’s by-elections as a demonstration of the confidence and trust by the people in the Buhari administration.

NASS May Not Reconvene

2 days ago /
Nation  Politics 

There are indications that the national assembly may not reconvene on Tuesday as originally planned.

PDP Indicts INEC Over PVCS Allegedly Found In Daura’s Home

2 days ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the silence by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the alleged discovery of thousands of its Permanent Voter Cards (PVCS) at the Private Residence of the sacked Director General of the Department of State Service, Lawal Daura, has indicted the Commission and placed a huge doubt over its integrity and capacity to conduct a free and Fair Election.

Court Restrains Benue Speaker From Legislative Sitting

2 days ago /
Judiciary  

A Makurdi High Court has granted an Exparte Order, restraining the speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Titus Uba, and five others from carrying out any Legislative sitting and responsibilities, pending the determination of a substantive suit.

Turkey Takes Action In Bid To Curb Currency Crisis

3 days ago /
International News 

Turkey's central bank has said it is ready to take "all necessary measures" to ensure financial stability after the collapse of the lira.

Large Turn Out At Obudu Assembly Bye-Election

3 days ago /
Politics 

There was  a large turnout at the Obudu Constituency Legislative Bye-Election on Saturday in Cross River State, South South of the Country.


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