Elections: FG approves visa fee waiver for observers Sequel to the re-scheduling of the 2019 general elections to Saturday, February 23 and March 9, 2019, the Federal Government has approved visa fee waiver for foreign observers who were in the country to monitor the polls. It directed individuals and organisations wishing to extend their stay or travel back to their countries and...... read more
BREAKING: NANS suspends nationwide protest over election postponement The National Association of Nigerian Students has suspended its proposed nationwide protest scheduled for Monday (today) over the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections. The spokesperson of the association, Azeez Adeyemi disclosed this while speaking with newsmen in Abeokuta on Monday. The body had threatened to stage a nationwide...... read more
President Buhari congratulates new NLC leadership President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Mr Ayuba Wabba on his re-election as President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). Buhari in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Wednesday, also congratulated other members of the National Executive Committee for their election...... read more
BREAKING: IG sends DIG nominees to Police Service Commission The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has sent the names of new Deputy Inspectors-General of Police to the Police Service Commission for consideration and approval. It was gathered that the nominees include the Force Secretary, Taiwo Lakanu; former Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Chairman, Ibrahim Lamorde, and four others. The...... read more
Onnoghen: CCT adjourns trial indefinitely The Code of Conduct Tribunal has adjourned hearing in the case of false assets declaration filed against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, indefinitely. The CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar, who announced the adjournment on Monday said it was in obedience to the interim order granted by the Court...... read more
BREAKING: Buhari signs executive order allowing private companies to build federal roads President Muhammadu Buhari has signed and executive order allowing private companies build federal roads in the country. The Executive Order 007 2019, signed by the president, is on Road Infrastructure Development and Refurbishment Investment Tax Credit Scheme. The president signed the order on Friday inside the council chamber of State House,...... read more
Appeal Court Suspends Onnoghen’s Trial at CCT It was a great relief Thursday for the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, as the criminal charges filed by the federal government against him over alleged non-declaration of assets at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), suffered a setback following an order by the Court of Appeal in...... read more
Tradermoni is vote buying - Transparency International Transparency International Nigeria has said the TraderMoni scheme, a collateral-free loan initiative targeted at petty traders and artisans as part of the National Social Investment Programme of the Federal Government, is a form of voter inducement. The chairman of the anti-corruption organisation, Awwal Rafsanjani, who spoke on Lunchtime Politics, a programme...... read more
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
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