Cross River State governor Senator Ben Ayade has ordered security agencies in the state to search houses to recover looted items and take legitimate action to halt violence. Between Friday and Saturday last week, hoodlums and looters broke into over 35 government and private properties, looted several items and set some buildings ablaze.  On Friday […]

The Senate yesterday justified the N125 billion proposed by President Muhammadu Buhari as the National Assembly budget for the 2020 fiscal year. “The National Assembly has a lot of staff to take care of in both chambers. The number of committees is large too because of the volume of work. So, there is no way […]

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to explain to Nigerians how $1 billion allegedly disappeared from the Excess Crude Account (ECA). In a statement yesterday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party drew the attention of Nigerians to “the shocking confession by the National Security Adviser (NSA), Gen. Babagana […]

It was not the pressure of guilt that made presiding justice of the presidential election petition tribunal Zainab Bulkachuwa to quit yesterday. She was secure in the rightness of staying on the panel if she chose. For the panel dismissed the application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in the […]

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State yesterday held a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja.Okorocha, fielding questions from journalists after the meeting, blamed the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, for the loss of key states to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general elections […]

The police yesterday in Port Harcourt stopped the protest embarked upon by supporters of the African Action Congress, AAC, at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The policemen had cordoned off the INEC office in Port Harcourt, ahead of the planned resumption of collation of the governorship and state assembly election results. […]

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied that it was instructed to work against the completion of the electoral process in Rivers. The Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) had suspended the collation of the March 23 governorship elections in Rivers. The commission has fixed April 2 and 5 for collation, announcement of the […]

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, may not get the certificate of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) like other senators-elect, as his name is missing from the list of newly-elected senators published on the commission’s website.INEC, yesterday, published the list of elected federal lawmakers ahead of the presentation of the certificates of return […]

• NAMA denies flight disruption during polls materials distribution • The economy lost $5 billion to elections postponement, say experts Many voters and candidates alike in the eastern and northern parts of the country were yesterday stranded as airlines cancelled flights over poor visibility occasioned by an intensive harmattan haze. The passengers who wanted to return […]

Many wise sayings kept milling in the mind immediately the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced an adjustment in the timelines for the 2019 poll: unless you plan for success, you plan to fail; success demands no explanation as failure permits no alibi! The one-week shift of election dates for Presidential/National Assembly and Governorship/State Assemblies’ […]

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