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28 Sep
Former Commissioner for Lands and Survey in Benue State, John Tondu, has given the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) 21 days to register every Nigerian in Guma Local Council or face legal action.
19 Sep
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) working to improve democratic governance in Nigeria have labelled the Senate version of the Electoral Amendment Bill that empowers the National Communication Commission
15 Feb
Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission has scheduled May 15th for the State's Local government election. The election would be conducted in 33 l"ocal government councils in the state. "In compliance with Section 30 Electoral Act 2010 (as amended), Section 5 (a) and Paragraph 1 (1) Schedule 2 of the State Independent Electoral Commission Law CAP…
10 Mar 2019
The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Mr Abiodun Tobun and Mr Oluwadahunsi Ogunkelu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winners of house of assembly elections in the two state constituencies in Epe area of Lagos State. The Returning Officer for Epe Constituency I, Dr Aaron Adeoye from the University of Lagos, made the…
6 Mar 2019
Politics is full of surprises and one of such is how politicians emerge as winners despite low performance. Election myth as some political analyst refers to it becomes a reality in the eyes of victors even as it remains a source of pride for party faithfuls. But for the opposition parties or losers as the…
28 Aug 2018
Muhammed Aliyu is the Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management of Nigeria (CIPSMN). He spoke on the challenges of the sector and calls for the recognition of professionals to check misappropriation and contract inflation. He told VICTOR GBONEGUN that the institute hopes to use its yearly conference…
29 Dec 2016
The Gambia's president ordered the electoral commission building taken over by police on December 13 to reopen on Thursday, saying it had been shut for safety reasons.


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The Nigerian government has reassured the Republic of South Africa that it will continue to strengthen bilateral ties between both countries for the mutual benefit of both country’s citizens and economies.
21 mins ago
The family of 9-year-old Ezra Blount, Astroworld's tragedy victim, has refused Travis Scotts' offer to cover his funeral expenses. Responding to Scott's letter expressing remorse over Ezra's death and an offer to cover the boy's funeral expenses, the Blount family lawyer Bob Hilliard wrote: "Your client's offer is declined. I have no doubt Mr Scott…
26 mins ago
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said it was analysing outbound and inbound travellers from countries with confirmed cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.
48 mins ago
Ari Lennox | E R&B singer Ari Lennox was arrested at Amsterdam Schiphol airport on Monday following a "racial profiling" incident.  The singer shared on social media that she has a run-in with authorities in the Netherlands.  "I'm being arrested in Amsterdam for reacting to a woman racially profiling me," Lennox wrote on Twitter on…
4 hours ago
Nigeria and other African countries sealed trade-related investment deals worth $42.1 billion at the recently concluded second Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF 2021) held in Durban, South Africa.