INEC releases guidelines, approves card reader, simultaneous accreditation/voting

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has formally released a 33-page regulations and guidelines for the conduct of the 2019 General Elections. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, who signed the document, said this was done in exercise of the powers conferred on the commission by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 […]

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Insurgency: Evolve new strategy, IBB tells military

Former Military President General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida yesterday urged the military to evolve a new strategy to confront the terrorists. Babangida, in his message on the 2019 Armed Forces Remembrance Day, said the military was currently faced with “horrific challenges” in the crucial counter-insurgency war and activities of other blood-thirsty armed groups. “Every year, our […]

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NYSC: CSO asks court to compel Buhari to dismiss Edozie

President Muhammadu Buhari A Civil Society Organisation has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to make an order compelling President Muhammadu Buhari and others to dismiss Engr Louis Edozien from service. The Incorporated Trustees of the Civil Society Observatory for Constitutional and Legal Compliance (CSOCLC) claims that Edozie, who is the Permanent Secretary in […]

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Election : Minister canvasses better access to Information

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed By Lucy Ogalue The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says Nigerians need more access to information especially as the 2019 general elections draw nearer. Mohammed stated this on Monday while inaugurating the Chinese government-sponsored “1000 Villages Access to Satellite TV Project’’ in Kpaduma […]

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Respite for CJN Onnoghen

Walter Onnoghen By Glory Abuh-Adejoh The National Industrial Court, Abuja on Monday granted an interim injunction, restraining Attorney General of the Federation from further proceeding with hearing of the alleged non-declaration of asset suit against the Chief Justice of the Federation, Walter Onnoghen. Justice Sanusi Kado granted the order pending the hearing and determination of […]

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INEC unveils election guidelines

INEC chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu: unveils election guidelines By Emmanuel Oloniruha The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday released the regulations and guidelines for the conduct of the general elections. The 33 page document obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja says  Smart Card Readers (SCRs) and Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) […]

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