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6 Aug
The recently concluded governorship election in Osun State has once again brought to fore the issue of voters’ apathy in the country. According to reports, out of the over 1,955,657 registered voters in the state, only a little over 800,000 turned out on Election Day. A similar scenario played out in the last Local Government…
3 Aug 2022
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said the commission would be neutral in the 2023 general elections, noting that it has no preferred candidate or political party. Yakubu stated this on Wednesday at the 4th Abubakar Momoh memorial lecture on "Electoral Act 2022: Imperatives for Political Parties and the 2023…
2 Aug 2022
Uwemedimo Nwoko, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), life bencher, activist and immediate past Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Akwa Ibom state, in this interview with AYOYINKA JEGEDE
1 Aug 2022
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise. This is despite pleas from Nigerians and relevant stakeholders urging the commission to extend the deadline. The Guardian observed on Monday that INEC's registration portal - https://cvr.inecnigeria.org/home/index is no longer for active for new applicants. A notice on the website reads:…
28 Jul 2022
Renowned flutist and one-time president of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Tee Mac Omatshola Iseli, has claimed that All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu is unfit to rule Nigeria. Although Tinubu, a former Lagos State governor, celebrated his 70th birthday in March, Tee Mac claimed that the APC candidate is his…
23 Jul 2022
Sen. Bola Tinubu, All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, says the selection of his running mate has nothing to do with religious faith.
22 Jul 2022
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar said it is difficult for a miracle to happen for Labour Party candidate Peter Obi to win the 2023 presidential election. Atiku, a former vice president, during an interview on Arise TV, said he is not expecting Peter Obi and Labour Party to pull…
22 Jul 2022
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has given the reason he chose Delta State governor Ifeanyi Okowa as his running mate over Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike. Atiku, a former vice president, picked Okowa as his running mate in June amid stiff opposition by some PDP members and governors who…
19 Jul 2022
Barring last minutes changes, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will formally unveil its Vice Presidential Candidate, Senator Kashim Shettima, to the Nigerian public today. (Wednesday) APC's national organising secretary, Mr Sulaiman Muhammad Argungu told journalists on Tuesday. Members of the National Executive Committee (NEC), the Progressives Governors' Forum, APC Caucus in the National Assembly,…
19 Jul 2022
Analysts at CardinalStone Partners Limited have stated that the build-up to the 2023 election will keep foreign investors at bay and throw up more financial account-related concerns.
18 Jul 2022
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) might be left with no option but to resume the storage of sensitive election materials with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). INEC National Commissioner for Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye, who gave the hint during a television programme on Monday, said…
18 Jul 2022
Leadership has failed Nigeria, and has done so woefully. With scarcity of the basic necessities of life and inflation rife, intractable insecurity of lives and property, stubborn agitation by separatists for independent states...

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Following the death of the Abia PDP gubernatorial candidate Prof. Eleazar Uche Ikonne on January 25, 2022, and the subsequent directive by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct a fresh primary within 14 days to replace him, members of the Abia PDP State Caucus met today and zoned the vacant guber seat to Isiala Ngwa North Local Government Area, the home LGA of the late Prof. Uche Ikonne.
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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba, to promptly, thoroughly and transparently investigate the reported attack on Labour Party...
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Operatives of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command have reportedly subdued an armed robbery incident in Kabusa outskirts of the FCT.
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National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has vowed to confront the menace of substandard and falsified medicines in the country with the implementation of a pharmaceutical traceability strategy.
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Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has appreciated the resilience of people of the state and dedicated his 2022 Governor of the Year Award by Sun Newspapers to the victims of floods in the state.