INEC registers 23 new political parties, extends CVR 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday announced the registration of 23 new political parties, raising the number of registered parties in Nigeria to 91. The Commission in a

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Premium Times demands immediate release of its reporter, Samuel Ogundipe

PREMIUM TIMES, an online newspaper has called for the immediate release of its reporter, Samuel Ogundipe, who was detained on Tuesday by the Nigeria Police over a report. A statement by the

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Osinbajo orders immediate overhaul of SARS

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, has directed the Inspector General of Police (IG-P), Ibrahim Idris, to with immediate effect, overhaul the management and activities of Special Anti Robbery Squad(SARS). Laolu Akande,

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No Foreign pressure on Buhari to drop 2nd term bid – Presidency

The Presidency has described as fiction parading as news a report in a national daily with the headline; ‘Pressure mounts on Buhari not to seek re-election.’ Mr Femi Adesina, the

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INEC Budget: APC Accuses Saraki of Treason

By Olusegun Lawrence               Senate President Bukola Saraki has been accused of treason for refusing to reconvene the National Assembly to consider the INEC budget

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APC unvovers PDP plans to attack APC senators

By Olusegun Lawrence                 The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it has uncovered “sinister plans” by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to attack

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NASS Siege: Saraki Calls for Independent Panel of Inquiry

ABUJA – Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for an independent judicial panel of inquiry into the assault on the National Assembly by masked gunmen. Saraki, in a tweet

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INEC Budget: Saraki, Dogara Say No Date For NASS Reconvening

Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki and Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have said that a date has not been set for the reconvening of the Senate and the House

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Dauragate and the shame of a nation, by Reuben Abati

The week that just passed will for long be remembered as perhaps the most momentous week in the history of the Muhammadu Buhari administration since 2015. Exactly a week ago,

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Polls results: Vote of confidence on Buhari/Osinbajo in 2019 – Presidency

The Presidency has described the outcomes of last Saturday’s polls in Bauchi, Katsina and Kogi states, where candidates of All Progressives Congress emerged winners of the bye-elections, as signs of

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