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Politics

INEC worries over low voter registration in Katsina

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Katsina State has expressed concern over the poor turnout of residents registering for the Permanent Voter Card in the newly established 1,750 polli...

FG withdraws newly amended charges against Nnamdi Kanu

A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, struck out the newly amended six counts filed against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, by the Federal Government.The d...

2023: Why APC, PDP, other aspirants must undergo drug test – NDLEA

The Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa (Retd), has urged political parties to make drug integrity tests part of the screening requirements for aspira...

JUST IN: Buhari’s minister, Nwajiuba, buys N100m APC Presidential form 

Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Wednesday in Abuja, became the first of many aspirants to obtain copies of the Nomination and Expression of Interest forms to vie for the...

Don’t allow politicians use you against Nigeria, Shina Peller warns youths

A member of the House of Representatives representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa Federal Constituency, Shina Peller, has called on the youths and other Nigerians to be wary of politicians who ...

JUST IN: Jonathan, Gowon present as Buhari presides over Council of State meeting

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), is presiding over a meeting of the Council of State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.This is the fourth time the President will preside...

National grid: ‘Everything collapsing under Buhari’, Nigerians lament blackout

Nigerians have taken to social media to lament the collapse of the national electricity grid which resulted in a blackout in the country.The PUNCH had reported  that the national electr...

2023: Anyim, Obi, other South-East presidential aspirants unite for PDP ticket

Presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party from the South-East have demanded that the party’s presidential ticket for 2023 should be zoned to their area.They made the request aft...

2023: Corrupt politicians’ll go to jail, says Igini

The Akwa Ibom State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mike Igini has said that politicians who engage in election violence or result falsification at the forth-coming elections in the state will be ...

Senate extends 2021 budget implementation to May 31

The Senate has extended the implementation year of the 2021 Appropriation Act from March 31 to May 31, 2022.The extension was approved following the consideration of the ‘Bill to Amend the 2...

Groups buy PDP presidential form for Peter Obi, pledge 10m votes

A coalition of groups under the auspices of Like Minds for Peter Obi, Thursday in Abuja, obtained the expression of interest and nominations form for former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, offic...

State assemblies receive 44 bills on constitution amendment

The National Assembly has transmitted the 44 recently-passed Constitution alteration bills to the 36 state Houses of Assembly for concurrence.The Clerk to the National Assembly, Mr Amos Ojo,...

2023: PDP extends sale of forms for all offices

The National Working Committee of opposition Peoples Democratic Party has extended the sale of nomination forms for all offices from the initial deadline of April 1, 2022, to April 8, 2022.T...

South-East presidential aspirants not assertive, need to work harder – Ohanaeze

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has called on presidential aspirants from the South-East to be more assertive and work harder in order to brighten the chances of the reg...

Supreme Court upholds INEC’S de-registration of 22 political parties

The Supreme Court of Nigeria on Friday in Abuja upheld the de-registration of 22 political parties carried out by the Independent National Electoral Commission.The parties were among the 74 ...

National convention: What Buhari told APC govs during meeting at Aso Rock

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Wednesday, met behind closed doors with governors of the All Progressives Congress over the forthcoming National Convention of the party, s...

Defection: Imo speaker, deputy, 15 other lawmakers may lose positions for joining APC

There is some panic in Imo State that 17 out of the 27 lawmakers of the state House of Assembly may be sacked by the court.At various times since 2019, the lawmakers in question defected to ...

400,000 intending voters yet to complete registration in Osun – INEC

The Osun State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Prof. Abdulganiyu Raji, on Monday, said 400,000 intending voters were yet to complete the registration process for their Permanent Voter Card....

Ex-NEMA DG Sidi rejoins PDP after three years in APC

The former Director-General, National Emergency Management Agency, Alhaji Sani Sidi, has rejoined the Peoples Democratic Party.This is coming three years after Sidi left the PDP for the All ...

Obiano’s wife was drunk with whisky when she verbally attacked me – Bianca Ojukwu

Widow of the late Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, Bianca, has said that former First Lady of Anambra State, Ebele Obiano, was “clearly intoxicated” when the latter verbally attacked her at the inaugur...