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Gov. Wike says INEC is incapable of conducting credible elections in 2019

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will not be able to conduct credible…

These Young African Game Changers Made The 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30

Every year, Forbes Magazine releases it’s 30 Under 30 list that features trailblazers that cut across all industries spanning from the…

Lack of quorum forces Senate to adjourn plenary

The Senate on Tuesday had to adjourn for a week because a quorum could not formed. Punch reports that the…

Professor calls for constitutional role for traditional rulers

Oshita Osung Oshita, Professor and Director General, Institute of Peace and Conflict Resolution, has called for more constitutional power to…

Buhari is still on the fence in the Restructuring debate

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that the clamour for restructuring may not be considered given the vagueness of the term.…

Voters must be vigilant to make 2019 election credible – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has advised Nigerians to be ready to make political parties and their candidates do…

States cannot pay minimum wage without sharing formula review- Umahi

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has stated that it would be difficult for state governments to pay the proposed minimum…

Reps investigate allegations of ‘corruption’ in conduct of primaries by political parties

The House of Representatives has begun investigations into the alleged violation of the Electoral Act by political parties in the…

Nigerian government spends N3.5m to feed El-Zakzaky monthly – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed has revealed that the federal government bears a cost of about N3.5 million monthly on feeding…

FG renames Nigeria Prisons Services, Black Maria becomes Green Maria

A bill has been sent to the National Assembly for the renaming of the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) as Nigeria…

Prince Charles cancels Jos trip amidst security concerns

The Prince of Wales’ proposed visit to Jos, Plateau State was cancelled following a security warning. Prince Charles and the…

85-year-old Biya sworn in for seventh term as Cameroon President

85-year-old President Paul Biya was sworn in on Tuesday in Cameroon for a seventh term after disputed elections which have…

INEC removes over 300,000 irregular voters from Electoral Register

The Independent National Electoral Commission has revealed it has cleared the voter register off over 300,000 irregular registrations. The INEC…
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President Buhari agrees to labour N30,000 minimum wage demand

President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed N30,000 demands of the organised labour as the new national minimum wage. He spoke after…

Clean-up of Ogoni commences this month – minister

Relief will soon come the way of the people Ogoni whose land has been devastated by oil spill over the…