Bayelsa, Kogi Governorship: Buhari calls for fairness, transparency, peaceful elections
“I call on voters in Bayelsa and Kogi States to exercise their franchise in a peaceful and orderly manner and in line with the law in all situations.”
Bayelsa Governorship: INEC reacts to court judgement disqualifying APC
The court presided ruled that the governorship primary conducted by the APC was not done in compliance with the guidelines and the constitution of the party.
COZA Rape Scandal:Court dismisses Dakolo’s case against Fatoyinbo
A judge says the highly-publicised case was statute-barred and awarded N1 million against Busola Dakolo.
Lawmaker remanded in prison for allegedly beating woman, forcing her to walk naked
Mr Nseobot was charged with kidnapping, assaulting, and publicly stripping the woman, Iniubong Essien, whom he had accused of stealing some naira notes.
Enmeshed in arms scandal, Amosun seeks establishment of South West Development Commission
Already in existence is the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and the North East Development Commission (NEDC).
South African artistes kick against Burna Boy’s inclusion in ‘Africa Unite’ concert
The Tshwane Entertainment Collective has written to the Arts and Culture Minister to object his inclusion.
APC has no governorship candidate in Bayelsa, court declares
The court declaration, on Thursday, was part of its judgement in a case filed by Heineken Lokpobiri, one of the APC governorship aspirants.
Kogi Governorship: Security deteriorates as parties round off campaigns
Prominent among those attacked by the hoodlums was Joseph Dada, whose house was riddled with bullets and cars destroyed.
Buhari’s adviser instigates arrest, prosecution of journalists over critical report
Police arraigned two journalists over report on presidential adviser’s factory
Presidential Election: Supreme Court fixes date to explain why it dismissed Atiku’s appeal
The apex court on October 30, dismissed Mr Abubakar’s appeal in less than an hour.
Senate re-introduces bill to establish South East Development Commission
The bill, which scaled first reading on the floor, was passed by the 8th Senate but failed to receive presidential assent.
TRENDING: #ShameOnNTA: Nigerians slam poor NTA coverage of Super Eagles match
With the hashtag #ShameOnNTA, fans vented their displeasure at Africa’s supposed biggest TV Network.
Don’t cancel police recruitment of 10,000 constables, Malami urges court
AGF Malami tells the court that cancelling the police recruitment would not be cost-efficient.
Border Closure: Security seize N2.9 billion goods – Official
The official explained that 47,000 bags of foreign rice and 467 fairly used vehicles have been seized.
N170m Fraud: Signature on bank document ‘mechanically imported’- EFCC
The nominal complainant alleges lack of diligent prosecution by the EFCC prosecutor.
APC Crisis: Party headquarters approves suspension of chairman who spearheaded Oshiomhole’s suspension
The party says various steps taken to find an amicable resolution to the crisis have been futile.
How Nigeria will fund bad roads’ repairs — Minister
“Whenever we release funds for capital projects, the Ministry of Power and the Ministry of Works and Housing are always a priority and also the Ministry of Transport”
Bayelsa Election: Radio worker shot dead as thugs ambush party supporters
Witnesses said scores of people, mostly supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party, were injured in the attack.
Hate speech bill will not pass if it will bring ‘hardship’ — Nigerian Senate
A Senate spokesperson says Nigerians should be patient and allow the normal lawmaking process.