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INEC warns political parties against donations from foreign countries

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has warned all political parties not to collect donations from foreign countries. Chairman of Commission, Mahmood Yakubu, stressed that parties cannot receive financial support from foreign countries to sponsor their electioneering activities. According to him, if such support is received, it is necessary to transfer these funds to the electoral commission. The Chairman, however, urged political parties and their candidates to comply with all […]

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Buhari Congratulates Saudi Arabia’s New Prime Minister

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the newly-appointed Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed Salman. Buhari congratulated Salman in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Wednesday. The statement welcomed the appointment, which is combined with the position of Defence Minister, the first ever in the history of the Kingdom. It revealed that the government looked forward to working with the new Prime […]

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Abubakar Warn Nigerians Against Vote Selling

Former Nigeria Military Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar has warned citizens against selling their votes. Abubakar gave the warning as part of activities to mark Nigeria’s 62nd independence anniversary. The Former Head of State stated that vote selling and vote buying would have a negative effect on the elections, hence the need for all hands to be on deck to ensure that this ugly trend is brought to an end.

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Osun Governor Assents Bill to Upgrade State College of Education

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has assented to bill seeking to upgrade the State College of Education, Ilesa to a full-fledged University. Speaking shortly after assenting to the law, Oyetola revealed that the decision of the government to upgrade the College to a university was not a product of fanciful effort. He stressed that the proposed university has been carefully conceived as an entrepreneurial and innovative institution. The Governor added […]

today09/28/2022 1

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Umana Commends Akwa Ibom Government

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Umana Umana, has commended Akwa Ibom State Government for achieving remarkable development strides 35 years since the state’s creation. Umana, who gave the commendation, in a statement, noted that the state was blessed with leaders who are developmental-driven. The statement commended the state government on its policies and its commitment to upholding peace and security in the state.

today09/28/2022 1

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Police Cautions Political Parties Over Hate Speech

The Nigeria Police Force has warned politicians against actions that contravene the electorate act. Speaking at a stakeholders meeting, the Sokoto State Commissioner of Police Mohammed Gumel, advised Political Parties to avoid hate speeches during campaigns. He further harps on the need for peace ahead of the elections.

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Court Nullifies PDP Primaries in Ogun

A Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, has nullified all primary elections conducted by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state. In the ruling, the presiding judge, O. Oguntoyinbo, ordered that fresh primaries be conducted within the next 14 days. Justice Oguntoyinbo barred the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from recognizing Ladi Adebutu as the governorship candidate of the party in the state. The party had on May 25 […]

today09/28/2022 3

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Anyanwu Makes Case for Ndigbo

The National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Samuel Anyanwu has rejected the claim by President Muhammadu Buhari that Igbos are a dot in a circle. Anyanwu noted that the people of the South East have played a major role in the sustenance of the country’s unity, stressing that until issues affecting the zone were addressed the clamour for the unity of the country would continue to remain in […]

today09/28/2022 3

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Obi Commends Akeredolu on Amotekun

Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has commended the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, for his commitment to ensuring the protection of lives and property of the people of the state. Obi disclosed this on his condolence visit to Akeredolu over the demise of his mother at the Presidential Lodge, Ondo State Government House, Akure, on Tuesday. According to him, things are going wrong in the country due […]

today09/27/2022 3

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