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Senator Slumps, Dies at Gwarimpa, Saraki, Dogara mourn

The Senator representing Bauchi south senatorial district, Ali Wakili is dead. He died on Saturday morning after slumping at his Gwarimpa district  residence in Abuja. Reacting to the news, Senate President Bukola Saraki, expressed deep sadness over the sudden death of the Senator. A tearful Saraki, according to a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, ...

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Maritime Academy: House Committee wants 83 sacked

The House Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration has advised the management of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN) to sack 83 staff employed in 2016 without due process. Hon. Mohammed Umar-Bago, Chairman, House Committee, gave the advice when he led a delegation of the committee on an oversight function to the academy in Oron on Friday. I “Rector, ...

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Buhari Meets NASS Leadership

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with principal officers of the National Assembly (NASS). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting which was at the instance of the leadership of NASS, was coming barely 48 hours after the President’s rejection of the Amended Electoral Act Bill sent for his signature by the Assembly. The ...

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Aggrieved APC Youths Say Tinubu Must Involve Them In Reconciliation

Younger members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), have said that the reconciliation effort of the national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu must also be extended to them because they are equally aggrieved. The members who identified themselves as Younger Stakeholders of the APC stated this while addressing a press conference in Abuja on Tuesday. Speaking on ...

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2018 Ekiti governorship poll: Don’t sell your conscience, Oni tells delegates

The victory of the  All Progressives  Congress (APC)  in the forthcoming governorship election in the state would be determined by  the delegates in the party’s primaries.  A former governor of Ekiti, Chief Segun Oni said this on Thursday in Ido-Osi Local Government area  of the state. Oni , currently the Deputy National Chairman,  South,  for the APC urged those that ...

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We will ensure free, fair, credible elections in Imo-REC


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Imo says it will conduct free, fair and credible elections in the forthcoming general elections. Prof. Francis Ezeonu, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Imo, made the promise on Thursday during a Town Hall Meeting/Sensitisation Campaign on the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in Orsu and Oru East Local Government areas of the state. ...

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2019 elections: IFES pledges support for INEC

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) says it will give every necessary support to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in its quest to achieve credible elections in 2019. Mr Seray Jah, IFES Electoral Management Expert, said this on Thursday in Calabar, at a Workshop organised by Board of Survey and Technical Equipment Acquisition Committee (BOSTEAC) for Store Officers ...

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Court Restrains NASS from Vetoing Buhari on Electoral-Reordering Bill

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court Abuja, on Wednesday gave an order restraining the National Assembly from taking steps to pass into law the Electoral Amendment Bill, 2018. Justice Mohammed who granted the preservative order specifically ordered the defendants to maintain status quo ante belum pending the next adjourned date fixed for Tuesday 20, March, 2018. Justice Mohammed ...

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Jibrin resumes work at House of Reps

Abdulmumin Jibrin, the suspended member of the House of Representatives, on Wednesday returned to work. Jibrin who was suspended since Sept. 28, 2016 for a period of 181 days was recalled to the House on Tuesday, following an announcement by Speaker Yakubu Dogara that the lawmaker had apologized to the House. The lawmaker, in company of Chief Whip Alhassan Ado ...

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