BREAKING: INEC releases final list of candidates for 2019 general elections The Independent National Electoral Commission has released the final list of candidates eligible to participate in the 2019 General Elections. The list contains the names of candidates for the presidential, senatorial, House of Reps and state Assemblies. The information was contained on the verified Twitter handle of the Commission, @inecnigeria. The...... read more
Court orders Police to provide basis for detaining Dino Melaye An  Abuja High Court sitting in Maitama on Thursday ordered the police to show cause over it’s continued detention of Senator Dino Melaye. Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, who has been in police custody since January 4, approached the court for enforcement of his fundamental right. Justice...... read more
Buhari approves Adamu as acting IG as Idris bows out today Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Abubakar Adamu Mohammed Lafia has been named as the acting Inspector-General of Police (IG). Adamu’s appointment reportedly got the blessing of President Muhammadu Buhari, who met with IG Ibrahim Idris, who is expected to bow out of service today after attaining the retirement age of...... read more
CJN's Trial is illegal, it’ll end in prosecutorial misadventure –Falana Femi Falana(SAN) has asked the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, to withdraw the charges of non-declaration of assets instituted against  Onnoghen. Falana, in an interview with The PUNCH, said the charges were filed in violation of the subsisting judgment of the Court of Appeal which...... read more
CJN’s trial: N’Delta militants threaten to shut down oil wells A Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators on Sunday warned that it would begin to attack oil wells in the oil-rich region if President Buhari failed to reverse the harassment of  Onnoghen. The various militant groups said they were shocked to learn about the planned arraignment of the CJN over allegations of...... read more
Ignore CCT summons, South-South govs tell CJN Governors of the South-South geopolitical zone on Sunday urged the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to ignore the summons issued to him by the Code of Conduct Tribunal to come and defend the false assets declaration charges levelled against him. This is as eminent lawyers and other prominent Nigerians...... read more
Zakari's appointment constitutes direct violence against presidential election - PDP The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Thursday instigated what a political observer described as ‘’harsh and rash conversations’’ about doubts over its neutrality in the forthcoming general elections with the appointment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s niece, Mrs. Amina Zakari, as the chairperson of the Presidential Election Collation Committee. The main opposition...... read more
242,455 applicants jostle for 10,000 police job Seven days to the end of the recruitment of 10,000 police constables, the Police Service Commission has received a total of 242,455 applications from interested candidates. With 15, 633, Niger State has the highest number of applicants followed by Kano with 15, 079 while Katsina is third with 14, 582. Others...... read more
Igbo presidency: You lied to Ndigbo, Atiku’s campaign director tells APC The Campaign Director of the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in Ebonyi State, Chief Emma Obasi, has described as deceptive, the promise by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that the Igbo would replace President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023 if they supported his re-election bid. Obasi...... read more
President has right to extend IG’s tenure, says Keyamo The Spokesman for the Buhari Campaign Organisation, Mr. Festus Keyamo (SAN), said the PDP was raising a false alarm over Buhari's decision to elongate the tenure of the inspector general of Police, Ibrahim Idris. Keyamo argued that the President had the right to retain or extend the tenure of the IG...... read more
Retire IG if you want peaceful election, PDP tells Buhari The Peoples Democratic Party has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to allow the Inspector-General  of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, retire on January 15, the IG’s 60th birthday. The party said this was one of the ways the President could convince Nigerians and the international community about his commitment to have free,...... read more
ASUU strike’ll affect preparations for 2019 polls, says INEC The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday raised the alarm that the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities would affect its preparations for the 2019 elections. ASUU, had on November 5, 2018 begun an indefinite strike over the failure of the Federal Government to implement three areas in...... read more
Number of unemployed Nigerians Increase by 3.3 million to 20.9 million – NBS The number of unemployed Nigerians rose by 3.3 million to 20.9 million in the third quarter of 2018 (Q3’18), a report from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown. The NBS in its Labour Force Statistics -volume 1: Unemployment and underemployment report for Q3’18, indicated that year-on-year (YoY) the rate...... read more
We have created 12 million new jobs, says Presidency The Presidency has disclosed that the Muhammadu Buhari led administration has created 12 million jobs since it was elected into government. The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, made this known when asked Bureau Statistic (NBS) data indicating millions of jobs have been lose when he appeared on...... read more
'I’m glad senate didn’t confirm me' - EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, said on Thursday that he was glad the Senate refused to confirm him as the substantive chairman of the anti-graft agency.   The acting chairman said this before the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja where he was testifying...... read more
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