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Senate begins fresh round of 1999 Constitution amendment
Senate begins fresh round of 1999 Constitution amendment

The Nigerian Senate has called for the submission of proposals for further alteration of the 1999 Constitution. It said the move is to promote good governance and the welfare of all persons in the country. This was made known by the Deputy Senate President and Chairman of the Senate Ad-hoc Committee on Review of the 1999 Constitution,…

Oladotun Olakanle resumes as Onigbongbo LCDA Chairman
Oladotun Olakanle resumes as Onigbongbo LCDA Chairman

Lagos State Governor, BABAJIDE SANWO-OLU has sworn in OLADOTUN OLAKANLE as the new Chairman of Onigbongbo Local Council Development Area. OLAKANLE replaces BABATUNDE OKE, who died earlier this month from complications related to Covid-19. Governor SANWO-OLU charged the new chairman to be a team leader and not take the goodwill of the people for granted. He said…

Supreme Court Kogi sets date for judgement on Kogi Governorship Election dispute
Supreme Court Kogi sets date for judgement on Kogi Governorship Election dispute

The Supreme Court will on August 31, 2020, deliver judgment on the Kogi State governorship election dispute. The judgment is on an appeal filed by MUSA WADA, who was the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party. WADA is challenging the second term election of Governor YAHAYA BELLO on the platform of the All Progressives Congress. The PDP…

INEC confirms 1,478,460 voters for Ondo State Governorship Election
INEC confirms 1,478,460 voters for Ondo State Governorship Election

INEC CONFIRMS 1,478,460 VOTERS FOR ONDO STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION Close to one point five million voters are expected to take part in the Ondo State governorship election on October 10. They are those who have collected their permanent voter cards, out of one million, eight hundred and twenty-two thousand, three hundred and forty-five registered voters. This was…

Tribunal sacks Douye Diri as Bayelsa State Governor
Tribunal sacks Douye Diri as Bayelsa State Governor

The Bayelsa State Governorship Election Tribunal has nullified the victory of Governor DOUYE DIRI of the People’s Democratic Party in November last year. The Tribunal also ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct a fresh governorship election in the state within ninety days. The judgment read by Justice YUNUSA MUSA was based on a petition…

INEC: Dazang replaces Osaze-Uzzi as INEC Director of Voter Education and Publicity
INEC: Dazang replaces Osaze-Uzzi as INEC Director of Voter Education and Publicity

The Independent National Electoral Commission now has a new Director of Voter Education and Publicity, in the person of NICK DAZANG. DAZANG replaces OLUWOLE OSAZE-UZZI, who is currently on working leave, ahead of his retirement in October. Also new in INEC’s Voter Education and Publicity Department is ANDY EZEANI who takes charge as Director of Publicity. Meanwhile;…

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