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The Senate Rejects the Nomination of Lauretta Onochie as INEC commissioner

The Senate Rejects the Nomination of Lauretta Onochie as INEC commissioner

At last the Nigerian Senate, Tuesday, rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of Lauretta Onochie as a national commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. This followed the submission of the screening report by the Committee on INEC during plenary, recommending the rejection of the nominee.Kabiru Gaya, chairman of the committee, said Onochie’s nomination was

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Aregbesola Assures FIDA Of FG’s Support For Its Paralegals Project

Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, the Minister of Interior has said that the Federal Government is ready to support the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) in its efforts at training Community Paralegals with a view to providing first responders and vanguards in cases of threatened violation of rights and abuses within the communities. Aregbesola stated this

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Edo PDP Lifts Suspension on State Chairman

….Clears Him of Alleged Misconduct The suspension slammed on Edo State chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tony Aziegbemi, has been lifted. The decision to lift the suspension on the hitherto embattled chairman was announced on Saturday by the State Working Committee, SWC of the PDP. Recall that Aziegbemi was suspended following the decision

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Rivers Cut Legislative Workers’ Pay over Strike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has carried out his threat of not paying workers of the state House of Assembly for going on strike. The Chairman of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), Rivers State branch, Comfort Otuene, who confirmed the deductions from the pay of her members however said they would use all legal

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David Mark Bows Out of Presidential Race

….As Wike Faults Buhari on Security Former Senate President, David Mark, has declared that he would not be contesting the 2023 presidential election. Mark made the declaration at Etche, Rivers State on Tuesday while inaugurating the 21-kilometre Odufor – Akpoku – Umuoye road construction by the Rivers State Government. Mark, who described the Rivers State

Reject Obaseki’s Proposed Airport, APC Advises Edo People,

Reject Obaseki’s Proposed Airport, APC Advises Edo People,

*Says Project Not a Priority Amidst Hunger, Poverty Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC has called out the state governor, Godwin Obaseki over his decision to build another airport in the state. Edo State currently hosts a federal government-owned Benin Airport. The airport being conceived by the governor would be sited in

Protesters Carry placard and banners during a June 12 democracy day rally in Abuja. Photo: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuter.

Nigerians Denied Freedom on Democracy Day

Saturday, June 12, 2021, appeared to have been a national referendum on President Muhammadu Buhari’s six years rule as Nigerians protested bad governance, attempt to regulate the social media, intimidating the electronic media through the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission, NBC and spiraling insecurity across the country. Nigerians gathered in their numbers in Abuja, Lagos, and other

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Ezeife, Ex-Anambra Governor Fingers FG in Southeast Insecurity,

*Says Sponsors Don’t Want Elections, Igbo Presidency *Alleges Plot to Impose Emergency Rule in Anambra Former Anambra State governor in the third republic, Chukwuemeka Ezeife, Wednesday night suggested that the federal government may be behind the spate of bloody attacks on national infrastructure, which had claimed the lives of policemen and other residents in the

The Signing of the Peace Accord, by Edo State Governorship Candidate

Supreme Court Verdict: Edo PDP Lampoons Ize-Iyamu over Congratulatory Letter to Obaseki

…Questions His Locus for Making Demands on Governor The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Edo State has described the letter of congratulations sent to the governor, Godwin Obaseki, by Osagie Ize-Iyamu, pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the September 19, 2020 governorship election

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