Electoral Act: NASS bows, concurs with Buhari

The National Assembly has concurred with observations raised by President Muhammadu Buhari in the rejected third version of the 2018 Electoral Bill, and effected amendments on affected sections and deleted one. President Buhari, had in his refusal of assent to the third version of the amendment bill, listed about 14 contentious areas that must be…

Guber: Yobe APC okays Buni, Abba concedes senatorial ticket to Gaidam

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yobe state, yesterday, resolved the controversies surrounding the governorship and Yobe East Senatorial tickets. Arising from the APC stakeholders meeting held at the Yobe state Government Lodge in Abuja, a former governor of the state, who is also the incumbent senator representing Yobe East Senatorial District,…

Osun guber: Leave Adeleke alone, Buhari tells IGP

Reprieve last night came the way of Senator Ademola Adeleke, governorship candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Saturday, September 22nd election in Osun State. President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, to halt the summon on the lawmaker and his planned arraignment over alleged examination malpractice….

APC to ratify Buhari’s candidature October 6

The All Progressives Congress (APC) will, at its National Convention slated for October 6, ratify the candidature of President Muhammadu Buhari for the 2019 presidential election. The party will also at the Convention issue flags to its governorship candidates across the country for the general elections next year. The presidential primary election will hold on…

FG suspends planned national carrier, Nigeria Air

We didn’t approve project, says Presidency   Stakeholders express shock   The hope of having a national airline has been dashed at least for now as the Federal Government, yesterday, announced the suspension of the national airline project, Nigeria Air   Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced the suspension yesterday following a decision…

WAEC confirms Adeleke’s participation in 1981 exams

The West African Examination Councils (WAEC) yesterday confirmed that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke sat for examination in 1981. The Council, in an affidavit deposed to by one Osindeinde Henry Sunday Adewunmi and filed at the registry of the court, confirmed that the…