FALANA Still from the Senate, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has described the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege by the Senate, “illegal”. Falana said no legislative House has the power to remove or suspend any of its members, adding that only a court of law or the constituents have the authority to do […]

SPEAKER Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the freedom of the rest of the Chibok girls still in Boko Haram captivity and Leah Sharibu, the Christian girl still held by the insurgents before the general election. Dogara and other members of the House were reportedly […]

INEC The constant failure to consistently enforce sanctions against individuals who disobey established laws over the years during elections has encouraged impunity and violence that often characterize electoral contest in Nigeria. This position was stressed by the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu, at a Public Hearing on a Bill to establish […]

BILL Indications have emerged that Senators have begun moves to override President Buhari’s veto to the new amendment of the Electoral Act which seeks to re-order the sequence of the polls during general elections. Reports say that lawmakers from both chambers of the National assembly have commenced the process of getting members to actualize it, […]

NBC The Federal Government is to set up a National Content Development Fund to assist content developers in producing quality programmes. Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission, Mr. Moddebo Kawu, announced the gesture at a Content Development Workshop which took place recently at Ilorin. Mr. Kawu said the commission will seek assistance from financial […]

NPC National Population census can no longer hold this year as earlier projected by the National Population Commission, NPC. Chairman of the Commission, Eze Duruiheoma, has attributed this to the non-conclusion of Enumeration Area Demarcation, an important pre-census exercise. Eze explained that progress of the Enumeration Area Demarcation exercise was largely hampered due to paucity […]

Former President Babangida urges Nigerians to vote Buhari out, but however insist Nigerians should support him till his tenure is over in 2019. Here’s a text of the full press statement released to the media on Sunday by his spokesman, Kassim Afegbua. “In the past few months and weeks, I have played host to many […]

OBJ. COALITION Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s proposed political movement, Coalition for Nigeria, has been launched in Abuja. At the launch held at the Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja, former Governor, Olagunsoye Oyinlola said the group is not yet a political party. According to Oyinlola ,for the group to make electoral impact in the manner described by the […]

INEC The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has asked the United Nations, UN, for its support to conduct a peaceful and credible election in 2019. The chairman of the commission, Mahmood Yakubu said this yesterday during a meeting with the United Nations Team led by the representative of the Secretary General, Needs Assessment Mission on […]

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