Friday , 29 May 2020

politics

Update : Voters Without Face Masks Will Be Disallowed In Edo, Ondo Elections- Says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will work towards the full introduction of electronic voting in major elections starting from 2021. INEC disclosed this in a document released on Monday in Abuja, which was tagged, “Policy on Conducting Elections in the Context of the Covid-19 Pandemic”, and signed by its Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu. The electoral umpire decried the ... Read More »

Edo APC faction faults Odigie-Oyegun on Obaseki

The faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State on Thursday said there was no agreement that Governor Godwin Obaseki will get an automatic second term ticket. It was reacting to a statement by former APC National Chairman Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, who said part of the agreement to settle the party’s crisis was that Obaseki and Ondo State ... Read More »

Kogi West : Tribunal rejected key witness called by Dino Melaye

The Kogi State National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal has rejected a key witness called by Dino Melaye, who is challenging the outcome of last election in Kogi West Senatorial District. Melaye, who was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the election held on November 16, last year is querying its outcome. The election was won by Smart ... Read More »

NASS resumes to consider N500b stimulus package

The National Assembly will on Tuesday resume plenary session after about five weeks of break as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Senate and the House of Representatives had in March suspended plenary for two weeks in a bid to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease. Both later extended their break in conformity with the lockdown of the Federal ... Read More »

Edo Speaker shares experience after surviving COVID-19

Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Frank Okiye, has urged residents in the state to take the opportunity provided by the state government for screening and testing to check the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Okiye is among the seven patients who have fully recovered after testing negative twice for the virus. He was treated with support ... Read More »

JUST IN: APC’ll bounce back stronger, says Oshiomhole

…In the true spirit of reconciliation  The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole on Tuesday said despite the various contestations that gripped the party in recent times, the party will bounce back stronger and better. Addressing members of the National Working Committee (NWC) which had in attendance members of both pro and anti-Oshiomhole groups, ... Read More »

APC lifts suspension of Shuaibu, Inuwa

APC has lifted the suspension of two of its National Working Committee(NWC) members. Its National chairman Comrade Adams Oshiomhole announced this on Tuesday. They are  the national deputy chairman, North, Senator Lawan Shuaibu and the national vice chairman, north west, Abdulkadir Inuwa. He disclosed this after the NWC meeting of the party at its National Secretariat in Abuja. The chairman ... Read More »

BREAKING: No going back on action against lawmakers – Obasa

Lagos Speaker Idowu Obasa has declared there was no going back on the removal of two principal officers and suspension of two other lawmakers. He also said there was no more need for the Hon. Ibrahim Layode committee set up over the weekend to resolve the impasse with the affected lawmakers. Obasa said this was because of publications on the ... Read More »

BREAKING: APC suspends NEC indefinitely

The All Progressives Congress’ (APC) National Executive Council (NEC) meeting slated for Tuesday has been suspended indefinitely. The suspension of the NEC was one of the agreements reached during the meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and Governors on the platform known as the Progressive Governors’Forum (PGF) at the State House today. Read More »

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