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5 Jan 2019
After her appointment as the head of Independent National Electoral Commission's presidential election results collation committee, for allegedly being a blood relative of President Muhammadu Buhari, Amina Zakari has said she has no familial relationship with the president. “I'm not his niece, I'm not his cousin," Zakari told BBC Igbo. “I've been appointed since 2010…
5 Jan 2019
The chairman of Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu, Saturday clarified the obligations of Amina Zakari, whose appointment as the chairman of the Commission's results collation committee has generated controversies. "Somebody has to prepare the venue [National Result Centre to be set up at the International Conference Centre] for the conduct of the election,…
5 Jan 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has denied sharing family affinity with embattled Amina Zakari, a commissioner representing Jigawa State at the Independent National...
5 Jan 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday rose from a press conference in Abuja charging the National Assembly to save the nation from imminent political crisis...
5 Jan 2019
Despite the raging criticism trailing the appointment of a national commissioner in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mrs. Amina Zakari...
5 Jan 2019
Former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, has called on the Chairman of the Independent National...
5 Jan 2019
President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, has told Nigerians to hold the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Federal Government...
4 Jan 2019
Apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has told newly appointed chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commisson (INEC) committee on collation centre Amina Zakari to resign her role in the 2019 general election. “I call on Amina Zakari to honourably resign. Whatever happens to our democracy tomorrow, they (INEC and Federal Government) should hold themselves…
4 Jan 2019
Buhari Presidential Campaign Organisation on Friday said claims by the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) that the newly appointed collation officer for 2019 general election Aminat Zakari is related to Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari was untrue. Zakari was appointed on Thursday to chair the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) committee on collation centre during the…
4 Jan 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reverse the appointment of Mrs Amina Zakari, as Chairman of the Collation Centre Committee for 2019 general elections.
16 Oct 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday admonished the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, to protect the judiciary from the “unconstitutional and repressive fascist policies being foisted on the system by the President Muhammadu Buhari presidency.”
16 Jul 2018
A National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Amina Zakari, has issued a legal notice to the outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, demanding public apology to be published in national dailies within 48 hours.


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Five people, including four members of the same family, were killed in a tourist plane crash in the French Alps on Saturday, rescue services said.
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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has faulted the hearing of arbitrations for the contracts entered by the Federal Government with International Organizations in the United Kingdom.
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Five soldiers and 30 "terrorists" were killed in fighting in northern Burkina Faso after the suspected jihadists attacked a military base in large numbers on Saturday, the army said.