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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the governorship and state house of assembly elections scheduled for Saturday, March 11. In a statement on Wednesday night, INEC National Commissioner for Voter Education, Festus Okoye, said the elections will hold on Saturday, March 18. He said following the ruling by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal […]

It is a sad day for government workers in Lagos State on Thursday as a moving train rammed into a state bus conveying civil servants to work. The unfortunate crash occurred at the PWD bus stop in the Ikeja area of the state on Thursday morning. Already, six persons have been confirmed dead by emergency […]

Former deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, on trial at the Old Bailey Court, London for allegedly plotting to harvest a Nigerian hawker’s kidney for his sick daughter, told the court yesterday how he feared he was being scammed after he realised that everybody was taking advantage of his daughter’s ill health. According to the charge, […]

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has pardoned 12 inmates on death row in the state. The governor, equally committed the sentence of six orders to life imprisonment. The Public Relations Officer, Nigeria Correctional Service, Kano Command, Musbahu Lawan, who made the disclosure in a statement yesterday, said the governor equally pardoned four female inmates […]

Lagos State government has commenced the release of impounded vehicles to their owners free of charge due to a cash crunch that has hit the nation following the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) naira redesign policy. The move, which commenced last Saturday and is still ongoing, was to scale up the palliative measure, introduced by […]

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar on Tuesday inaugurated the legal team to challenge the controversial presidential election of February 25, 2023. The PDP presidential candidate, while inaugurating the legal team at his campaign headquarters in Abuja, charged it to establish the claim of illegality in the February 25 presidential election and […]

Olawale Rhodes-Vivour, the father of Labour Party (LP) Governorship Candidate, Gbadebo, has urged Lagosians to come out and vote his son in the March 11 poll in the state. The lawyer stated this at a press conference on Wednesday in the Ikeja area of Lagos when he endorsed his son for poll, saying Gbadebo has […]

The Federal Government has described funding issue, insecurity and cultural differences as major concerns for the conduct of the 2023 National Housing and Population Census. The Minister of State for Budget and Planning, Clem Agba stated this at a meeting with members of the private sector and development partners in Abuja on Monday. The meeting […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has removed the name of the embattled leader of the House of Representatives, Alhassan Ado Doguwa, from the list of election winners. This comes after the electoral body declared him as the winner of the February 25 election in the Doguwa/Tudunwada constituency. According to the returning officer, Professor Ibrahim […]

A former Senate President and Chairman Board of Trustees, BoT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Adolphus Wabara, says the shameful conduct of INEC at the polls had subjected Nigeria to mockery before the international community. Wabara who addressed newsmen in Umuahia expressed his disappointment over the failure of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, […]

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