INEC dismisses PDP allegation of hoarding electoral sheets

The Independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC) on Friday dismissed an allegation by Peoples Democratic Party that it was hoarding some election materials. The Chief Press Secretary of the INEC Chairman, Mr Rotimi Oyekanmi, said the Commission would never deliberately hoard election materials or engage in any act intended to favour any political party or candidate….

‘Baba Suwe’ on admission at LUTH- TAMPAN President

Babatunde Omidina popularly known as ‘Baba Suwe’ has been admitted at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) in Idi Araba, Lagos. Mr Bolaji Amusan, the National President, Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Producers Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. Amusan popularly known as ‘Mr…

Another 164 Nigerians deported from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received a fresh batch of 164 Nigerians who failed to travel to Europe for greener pasture and got stranded in Libya. Receiving the returnees, Ibrahim Farinloye, on behalf of the Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office of the agency, Alhaji Idris Muhammed, implored them to seize the fresh opportunity that…

FG Condemns Deportation Of 723 Nigerians From Ghana

The Federal Government has condemned the deportation of 723 Nigerians from Ghana on allegations of cybercrime, prostitution and illegal stay. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement by its Spokesperson, Mr George Edokpa on Friday in Abuja, expressed concern over the development. The ministry stated that the Federal Government also frowned at the reports…

Yari congratulates Zamfara APC candidates

Zamfara state Governor Abdul Aziz Yari has congratulated all candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) over their clearance by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to contest the rescheduled general elections. Yari, in a broadcast on Friday evening, said their clearance was an indication that the judiciary remains the last hope of the masses….

Breaking: Cross River APC has no candidates, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it does not recognise all the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates in Cross Rivers States for the rescheduled general elections. Resident Electoral Commission in Cross River State, Dr Frankland Briyai, declared the names of all candidates submitted by APC in the state would be removed. Addressing reporters…

PDP urges court to void Buhari’s directive on ballot box snatchers

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the Federal High Court to, among others declare illegal the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari to security agencies to deal ruthlessly with ballot box snatchers. The request is contained in a suit it filed on February 21 this year. The suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/225/2019 has the President of the…

PDP demands release of Kogi campaign spokesman, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded the immediate release of its presidential campaign spokesperson in Kogi State, Mr. Austin Okai, who was allegedly abducted Friday evening by armed thugs allegedly unleashed by the All Progressives Congress (APC). The party also said the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, should immediately disband the checking point…