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Under fire from the barrage of criticisms trailing the 2023 general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has appeared before the court to defend the presidential poll that produced Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Kashim Shettima as president-elect and vice president-elect respectively. Accordingly, the commission prayed the presidential election petitions tribunal (PEPT) sitting at the […]

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has prayed the presidential election petition court (PEPC) sitting at the Court of Appeal in Abuja to dismiss the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the election of Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the February 25, 2023 presidential poll. The governing party, the […]

The federal government has approved an N495 million contract for the procurement and installation of scanners at some railway stations in the country to minimise the risk of attacks. Specifically, the baggage scanners are to be installed at the Kubwa, Idu, Jere, Rigassa, Kaduna and Kano railway stations. Minister of State for Transportation, Ademola Adegoroye, […]

Labour Party (LP) said its presidential candidate Peter Obi is being impersonated in London which forms the basis of his detention. According to the Labour Party, Obi, just back from London, United Kingdom where he celebrated Easter, confirmed that he was harassed by London immigration officials and placed for detention but for the spontaneous reaction […]

Governor Douye Diri has emerged winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary to contest the Bayelsa governorship seat on Nov. 11. With this development, the coast is clear for Diri to seek a second tenure. Newsmen reports that Diri, who was the sole aspirant for the primary, polled 305 “yes” votes from the […]

No fewer than twelve passengers on Sunday escaped death when a commercial bus went up in flames at the Niger bridge in Onitsha Anambra State. The incident, which occurred around 1.02pm, was said to have been caused by electric fault. It was gathered that the occupants of the bus heading to Onitsha from Warri escaped […]

A nephew to President Muhammadu Buhari, Hon. Fatuhu Muhammadu, has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The son of President Buhari’s elder sister represents Daura/Mai’Adua/Sandamu Federal Constituency of Katsina State in the House of Representatives. He had failed to secure his reelection ticket. In the primary election, Fatuhu got only 30 votes while his […]

The Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has continued to keep the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) guessing following his decision to ignore chieftains of his party in events scheduled by his administration to inaugurate some of the completed projects. In the programme of events billed to start on Monday, Wike extended unusual invitations to the leaders of […]

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, NECA, in Lagos, raised the alarm that the nation’s economy is on the brink of collapse, warning that spiralling inflation, rising energy cost, scarcity of FOREX, the dwindling value of the Naira among others, are bleeding the economy. The Director-General of NECA, Mr. Wale Oyerinde, lamented that the economy was […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that his administration guarantees media freedom and freedom of expression in the country. This is just as he also promised total support for three major international events scheduled to hold in Nigeria in October and November this year, saying they are opportunities to showcase the nation’s rich heritage in culture, […]

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