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The Federal Government through the office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, said a court has granted the FG’s request to label bandits groups as terrorist organisations. This was disclosed in a statement by Dr Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Office of the Attorney […]

The details of the meeting of Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)  have emerged. The APC governors had met behind closed doors at the Kebbi State Governor’s lodge in Abuja on Sunday night. The meeting was reportedly held to sort the crisis rocking the party ahead of its forthcoming National Convention. Speaking to reporters after […]

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the National Assembly has forwarded the electoral act amendment bill to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent. Senate President Ahmad Lawan made this known in a statement issued by his aide, Babajide Omoworare, on Friday. He disclosed that the electoral bill was transmitted to the president on Friday in line with Section […]

The President, Major Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said that an unconditional release of the leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, who is currently standing trial for treason, runs contrary to the doctrine of separation of powers between the Executive and Judiciary. This is as he said, though such a demand […]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with some Igbo leaders at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). NAN reported that First Republic aviation minister, Mbazulike Amaechi, led the delegation of Igbo leaders to the meeting. Some of the Igbo leaders who attended the meeting included the […]

Former CBN governor, Prof Charles Soludo wins Anambra governorship election Former governor of Nigeria’s Central Bank and governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Professor Charles Soludo has been declared winner of Anambra state governorship election. Soludo was declared winner by the Chief Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for […]

The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Charles Chukwuma Soludo, has been declared the winner of the Anambra governorship election. The former Central Bank governor was declared the winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Soludo’s victory was announced by the Returning Officer of the Anambra governorship election, Florence Obi. Soludo emerged […]

The Senate has passed the harmonized Electoral Act Amendment Bill which includes approval for the electronic transmission of election results which had been a contentious issue. The passage by the upper legislative chamber, which was done on Tuesday, follows the resumption of plenary by members of the National Assembly after a 3-weeks recess and the […]

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja, has sentenced the former Chairman of the now-defunct Pension Reformed Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, to 8 years imprisonment for money laundering and others. This follows a guilty judgement by the court earlier in the day for offences that include money laundering, inducing bank staff to […]

The state Returning Officer for the election, Florence Obi, the vice-chancellor of University of Calabar, who made the declaration in the early hours of Monday, around 12:20 a.m., said this was because there was no election in Ihiala Local Government Area which has over 148,000 registered voters. INEC could not deploy voting materials to Ihiala during Saturday’s […]


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