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INEC contending with over 1,689 election court cases

INEC contending with over 1,689 election court cases

Chris Steven, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has recorded over 1,689 court cases as a result of the 2019 general election. INEC National Electoral Commissioner in charge of Niger, Kogi and Nasarawa states, Mohammed Haruna, disclosed this on Thursday in Lafia, Nasarawa State during the state level post-election review retreat. He explained […]

BREAKING: Lawan emerges new Senate President

BREAKING: Lawan emerges new Senate President

Chris Steven, Abuja THE majority leader of the 8th Senate, Ahmed Lawan has emerged as the new Senate President of the 9th National Assembly. He recorded a landslide victory in an open ballot election conducted on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday to elect leaders of the new Senate. He polled 79 of the […]

Buhari’s IOC meeting: Stop promoting hate speeches, ethno-religious bigotry – Group warns HURIWA

Buhari’s IOC meeting: Stop promoting hate speeches, ethno-religious bigotry – Group warns HURIWA

Chris Steven, Abuja The Coalition for Truth and Justice has warned the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) against promoting hate speeches and ethno-religion bigotry in Nigeria. The group was reacting to the comment made by HURIWA over the President Muhamadu Buhari’s attendance of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Makkah, Saudi […]

Opposition yet to give up on coup against Buhari- Pro-democracy group reacts to “change” of security chiefs

Opposition yet to give up on coup against Buhari- Pro-democracy group reacts to “change” of security chiefs

The National Democratic Front has accused opposition and enemies of democracy of being desperate to oust the current government led by President Muhammadu Buhari. The group warned them against heating up of the polity by those attracting unnecessary attention to the military with propaganda. NDF was reacting to the report in some quarters, which claimed […]

Buhari sworn-in for second term in office

Buhari sworn-in for second term in office

Chris Steven, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday in Abuja took the oath of office for their   second term as Nigeria’s president and vice president respectively in a ceremony at the Eagle Square in the nation’s capital, Abuja. Acting Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Mohammed Tanko, administered the oath […]

BREAKING: INEC Declares PDP Winner Of Zamfara

BREAKING: INEC Declares PDP Winner Of Zamfara

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) as the winner of the governorship election held in Zamfara State. INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, made the announcement during a press conference in Abuja on Saturday. “Following the judgment of the Supreme Court, the Commission has met in two emergency sessions and […]