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Politics

Politics used for development, not killings – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that politics should be a vehicle for development, not a platform for politicians to unleash violence.He stated this while inaugurating the Nembe ...

Political, religious leaders must collaborate for Nigeria’s unity – Tambuwal

The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has advised Nigerian leaders, irrespective of religious and tribal inclinations, to collaborate uniformly to promote unity, peace, and peaceful coe...

Electoral Act: Buhari, NASS to agree on disputed clause soon – Presidency

The President, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and National Assembly will reach an agreement on the amendment of Section 84 (12) in the recently signed electoral act which bars appointed po...

Imo bye-election: PDP accuses Uzodimma of rigging as APC wins Ngor Okpala seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Blyden Amajirionwu, as the winner of the Ngor Okpala House of Assembly bye-election which ...

BREAKING: INEC shifts 2023 elections over late signing of Electoral Act

The Independent National Electoral Commission has shifted the 2023 Presidential election from February 18 to February 25, 2023, following the late signing of the Electoral Act by the President, Maj...

2023: We’ll kick against any Northern presidential candidate -Group

Ahead of the forthcoming 2023 general elections, a group under the auspices of North West Coalition for Democracy and Good Governance has said it has completed plans and strategy to mobilise millio...

Buhari signs Electoral Act Amendment Bill into law

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has signed the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2022 into law.President Buhari signed the Bill at the Council Chamber of the Presidential V...

Ekweremadu hails Buhari, says journey to Electoral Act frustrating

Former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has hailed the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for signing the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2022 into law.Ek...

Atiku urges INEC to roll out guidelines for 2023 elections

Former vice president Atiku Abubakar has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to roll out election guidelines ahead of the 2023 general elections.According to him, this will e...

Gbajabiamila orders immediate evacuation of Nigerian students from Ukraine

…as House sponsors exercise, may engage Air PeaceThe Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has ordered the immediate evacuation of Nigerian students in Ukraine over the...

Uzodinma’s commissioner dumps APC for PDP

Imo State immediate-past Commissioner for Foreign Affairs, Fabian Ihekweme, on Wednesday, dumped the All Progressives Congress for the Peoples Democratic Party.The defection took place at th...

Arrest Abba Kyari’s brother before he escapes – Activist tells security agencies

Activist and Convener of the civil society organisation, Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, has called for the persecution of the younger brother of embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba K...

Group condemns court ruling on unmarried pregnant policewomen

The Nigerian Feminist Forum has condemned a court ruling that permits the Nigeria Police Force Regulation to dismiss pregnant unmarried policewomen from the service.The ruling, delivered by ...

2023: Support Jonathan to succeed you, group tells Buhari

Former President Goodluck Jonathan should join the All Progressives Congress to contest the 2023 Presidential election, a political group under the aegis of Citizens Network for Peace and Developme...

HURIWA knocks Buhari over refusal to sign electoral bill

Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, on Sunday, flayed the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), over his reluctance in signing the reworked Elector...

Electoral Bill: 26 CSOs to begin nationwide protest on Tuesday

A coalition of civil society organisations has declared Tuesday, February 22 2022 as a national day of protest to demand immediate assent to the reworked Electoral Amendment Bill by the President, ...

It’s difficult to guarantee inclusive prosperity in Nigeria – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, said on Saturday that guaranteeing inclusive prosperity in the governance of a country like Nigeria with its geographical spread and a huge population is a ...

Electoral Bill: CSOs threaten drastic measures, mass protest

Hopes that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), would assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill continued to diminish as 23 civil rights organizations on Friday, expressed fear t...

Buhari welcomes Nigeria’s designation as vaccine-manufacturing base

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday in Brussels, Belgium, welcomed the designation of Nigeria as one of the six countries in Africa designated as manufacturing bases for the COVID-19 vaccine....

2023: PDP govs’ European trip not for presidential candidate selection – Wike

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has described as preposterous reports that he and other Peoples Democratic Party governors traveled to Europe to decide the 2023 presidential and vice candidates...