The national commissioner and member, voter education and publicity committee, Mohammed Haruna, said the commission received 144 applications from political associations seeking registration as political parties.
Jimoh informed the acting president that two judges - Justices Gabriel Kolawole and John Tsoho - had at different times issued orders to the police directing the police to unseal the office in the interest of justice and fairness.
The senior special adviser to the president on National Assembly matters, Ita Enang, said the bill which was passed by the lawmakers on July 24 and transmitted to President Buhari on August 3 is still awaiting assent.
The governor of Lagos state, Akinwumi Ambode, has promised to deliver Lagos state for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election. Ambode said Lagos has the numbers to secure votes for President Buhari.
However, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, who is rumoured to be making plans of defecting to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party was visibly absent at the meeting with Oshiomhole.
A legislative expert, Ibrahim Usman, said all motions raised by the lawmakers at NASS should be well research and drafted to provide good basis of legislative resolution that may meet the yearnings and aspiration of Nigerians.
The coalition of civil society organisations on good governance has raised the alarm over what it described as grand plot by some paid agents of unpatriotic politicians towards dragging the Nigeria military into the murky waters.
The federal government on Monday, August 13, assured Nigerians and the labour workforce that the new minimum wage will begin by the end of September, the minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige has said.
The minister of information, Lai Mohammed, said Saraki defiled the wishes of party members by aligning with members of the opposition to become a Senate president, an alignment which gave them an offer they could not refuse.
A senior lecturer at the Benue State Polytechnic, Ugbokolo, Andrew Ogbuja, has been remanded in prison custody by the Upper Area Court in Makurdi for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old girl who was entrusted under his guardianship.
To that list should be added Journalist James Abiri and all victims of political persecution. Seiyefa needs not wait a day longer, and he must resist the temptation to tell us what we want to hear in order to gain some legitimacy.
A data obtained from the ministry of power, works and housing said gas constraints and frequency management occasioned by electricity distribution companies’ load demand left 2,365.5MW and 2,087MW idle respectively.
As the world celebrates the International Day for Youths, the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider the rejected Bill for an Act to establish Nigerian Peace Corps.
Therefore, expect God to redeem life out of death: “The LORD kills, and makes alive: he brings down to the grave, and brings up.” (1 Samuel 2:6). “He bruises, but he binds up; he wounds, but his hands make whole.” (Job 5:17-18).
Speaking, Shehu Bahago, the national leader of JIBWIS advised other Muslims to come together and have a strategy against the Shiites so that in any part of Nigeria, Muslims would not compromise their stands for their doctrine.
he gang members Ayo Salau and his partner Samuel Gbenga were arrested after they allegedly robbed and gang-raped a lady who was supposed to be on a dinner date with the latter, around Moroko area of Lagos state.
Falana said the SSS can be revived by restricting the management and staff of the organisation to the prevention and detection of any crime against the internal security of Nigeria in line with Nigerian Security Agencies Act.
An inferno at the popular Baga Fish Market in Maiduguri on Sunday destroyed dozens of shops, fish stock and other property worth millions of naira shortly after aggrieved soldiers were said to have been shooting at the airport.
It was gathered that the continued tension between the presidency and the National Assembly leadership may back out of the resumption scheduled to enable the passage of the budget for the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC).
The United Nations Security Council said it is worried over the continued tensions linked to electoral processes, social and economic difficulties and conflicts between farmers and herdsmen in Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin.
In a tweet through his official Twitter handle, the acting president said: "These young ladies in Junior Secondary School, developed a mobile application called 'FD Detector' to tackle the problems of fake pharmaceutical products.
Turaki accused the APC of extreme discriminatory approach to the fight against corruption which, he noted, was spearheaded and reinforced by the PDP at the onset of the current democratic dispensation in the year 1999.