NCP, others kick as INEC deregisters 74 political parties
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deregistered 74 out of the 92 political parties in the country. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, who made the announcement at a press conference yesterday
‘Any government that disobeys rule of law has no business with democracy’
National Chairman of the National Conscience Party (NCP), Dr. Tanko Yinusa, yesterday maintained that any government that does not obey rule of law had no business with democracy.
CDHR seeks DSS disbandment as NCP tasks FG on alleged Sowore’s harassment
The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) at the weekend called for the disbandment of the Department of State Services (DSS)Speaking in Lagos at an event to mark the adoption of the Charter on UN Declaration of Human Rights..
Intrigues at fever pitch as parties jostle for soul of Kogi
To anyone who may have dismissed the disclosure by the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, before the Senator Kabiru Ibrahim Gaya-led Senate Committee on INEC, that both Kogi and Bayelsa states may be prone to the crisis before, during and after the scheduled November 16, 2019 gubernatorial elections
Outsourcing of presidential powers sign of weakness, Tanko declares
Chairman of the National Conscience Party (NCP), Dr. Yunusa Tanko, has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive that ministers should interface with his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, indicates that the President was weak and incapable of fully discharging his duties.
Minimum wage: NCP begs FG to reach agreement with labour
The National Conscience Party (NCP) has urged the Federal Government to do its best to speedily resolve all issues delaying the implementation of N30,000 minimum wage.
Falana blames electoral malpractice on security votes, lawmakers’ allowances
Former governorship candidate of the National Conscience Party (NCP) in Ekiti State, Femi Falana, has said that the security votes that are unaccounted for paid to state governors and huge allowances received by legislators cause high level of electoral fraud and violence in the country. The Lagos lawyer stated this at the National Democracy Day…
Union wants BPE excluded from DisCos performance review
To conduct an unbiased final periodic review of the performance of the privatised electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos), by December 31, 2019...
Bank of Agriculture to get N250 billion lifeline
The Federal Government yesterday said that it would boost the operations of the Bank of Agriculture (BOA), with N250 billion to enable it to grant credit access to farmers.