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Here are all the Governors-elect from the March 9 governorship elections

The March 9 gubernatorial election has officially produced 23 governors-elect as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has collated and…

Osinbajo chairs audit committee for FG’s policies, programmes and projects

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated an audit committee for the policies, programmes and projects of the Federal Government under his…

About the Two Nigerian Victims of the Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Yesterday, the world was thrown into a frenzy with the news of an ill-fated plane crash from Addis Ababa en…

Melaye re-arraigned in court for “tweeting and speaking to journalists from hiding”

Senator Dino Melaye, who was recently reelected to represent the Kogi West senatorial district, has been re-arraigned before a High…

INEC Declares Plateau, Adamawa, Sokoto Governorship Elections Inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the governorship election in Plateau, Adamawa and Sokoto States inconclusive. Returning officers…

Abiodun, Sanwo-Olu, Makinde win Ogun, Lagos, Oyo Governorship Elections

Governorship candidates of the All Progressives Congress, Dapo Abiodun and Babajide Sanwo-Olu have emerged as governors-elect of their respective states,…

Akpabio Withdraws Lawsuit Challenging Election Results

Senator Godswill Akpabio has withdrawn a lawsuit he filed at the FCT High Court challenging the result of the Akwa…

International Women’s Day (IWD) 2019: Balance for Better

by Ayotunde Adegbola The Herstory of International Women’s Day (IWD) For over a century now, the social, economic, political, and…

INEC must improve on Presidential election – CDD

The Center for Democracy and Development (CDD) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to improve on its  performance…

Situation Room expresses concern over involvement of military in elections

The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed worry over the excessive involvement of the military in elections. Urging relevant…

President Buhari’s second term will close the gap between the rich and the poor – Aisha Buhari

Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, has said her husband’s second term will focus on alleviating poverty by closing the…

Court terminates charges against slain former chief of defence staff, Alex Badeh

The Federal High Court in Abuja has terminated the charges against late Alex Badeh, former Chief of Defence staff. Badeh…

Integrity, interest of Nigeria will determine those in my next cabinet – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has listed integrity and interest of Nigeria as criteria that will determine those that will be part…

PDP lost presidential election the day I moved to APC – Akpabio

Senator Godswill Akpabio has attributed the loss of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the presidential election to his defection…

SERAP sues FG, State govts for attacks on journalists, free speech

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has charged the Federal and state governments to the ECOWAS Court of Justice…