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Full list of 23 parties newly registered by INEC

Full list of 23 parties newly registered by INEC

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.

Full list of 23 parties newly registered by INEC
Abuja-based lawyer petitions Osinbajo, wants IGP compelled to unseal Peace Corps office

Trouble as lawyer petitions Osinbajo, wants IGP, police compelled to unseal Peace Corps office

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.

Trouble as lawyer petitions Osinbajo, wants IGP, police compelled to unseal Peace Corps office
Electoral bill still awaiting Buhari’s assent - Enang

Electoral bill still awaiting Buhari’s assent - Enang

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.

Electoral bill still awaiting Buhari’s assent - Enang
We’ll deliver Lagos for Buhari in 2019 - Governor Ambode

We’ll deliver Lagos for Buhari in 2019 - Governor Ambode

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.

We’ll deliver Lagos for Buhari in 2019 - Governor Ambode
As rumours of defection thickens, Speaker Dogara absent as Oshiomhole meets National Assembly APC caucus

As rumours of defection thickens, Speaker Dogara absent as Oshiomhole meets National Assembly APC caucus

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.

As rumours of defection thickens, Speaker Dogara absent as Oshiomhole meets National Assembly APC caucus
Research and provide good basis for legislative motions - Experts tell lawmakers

All motions in Natioanl Assembly must meet aspirations of Nigerians - Expert warns

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.

All motions in Natioanl Assembly must meet aspirations of Nigerians - Expert warns
There are plans by politicians to drag Army into murky waters of politics - CSOs raise alarm

There are plans by politicians to drag Army into murky waters of politics - CSOs raise alarm

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.

There are plans by politicians to drag Army into murky waters of politics - CSOs raise alarm
Jubilation as FG promises to announce new minimum wage by end of September

Jubilation as FG promises to announce new minimum wage by end of September

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.

Jubilation as FG promises to announce new minimum wage by end of September
How Saraki became APC's number 1 problem since 2015 - Lai Mohammed gives details

How Saraki became APC's number 1 problem since 2015 - Lai Mohammed gives details

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.

How Saraki became APC's number 1 problem since 2015 - Lai Mohammed gives details
51-year-old Benue lecturer in prison for defiling 13-year-old housemaid

51-year-old Benue lecturer in prison for defiling 13-year-old housemaid

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.

51-year-old Benue lecturer in prison for defiling 13-year-old housemaid
Opinion: Why new SSS boss needs not wait a day longer - Reuben Abati

Opinion: Dauragate and the shame of a nation by Reuben Abati

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.

Opinion: Dauragate and the shame of a nation by Reuben Abati
Electricity generation drops to 2,684MW - Report

Electricity generation drops to 2,684MW - Report

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.

Electricity generation drops to 2,684MW - Report
International Youth Day: We have prayed, bled, sacrificed all for youths - Peace Corps boss begs Buhari to recall Bill

International Youth Day: Peace Corps boss begs Buhari to recall, sign Bill

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.

International Youth Day: Peace Corps boss begs Buhari to recall, sign Bill
Opinion: God is responsible for all the evil in the world by Femi Aribisala

Opinion: God is responsible for all the evil in the world by Femi Aribisala

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).

Opinion: God is responsible for all the evil in the world by Femi Aribisala
Islamic clerics, scholars speak on threats posed by Shiites to Nigeria

NSCIA clerics speak on threats posed by Shiites to Nigeria

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.

NSCIA clerics speak on threats posed by Shiites to Nigeria
Police smash abuse, robbery gang that lures ladies on Facebook

End of the road for abuse, robbery gang that lures ladies on Facebook

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.

End of the road for abuse, robbery gang that lures ladies on Facebook
Dasuki, El-Zakzaky's release, 9 other things new SSS boss must accomplish - Falana (list)

Dasuki, El-Zakzaky's release, 9 other things new SSS boss must accomplish - Falana (list)

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.

Dasuki, El-Zakzaky's release, 9 other things new SSS boss must accomplish - Falana (list)
Hours after soldiers siege on airport, fire razes popular Maiduguri fish market (photos)

Hours after soldiers siege on airport, fire razes popular Maiduguri fish market (photos)

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.

Hours after soldiers siege on airport, fire razes popular Maiduguri fish market (photos)
Senate may back out of Tuesday, August 14, resumption - National Assembly source warns

Senate may back out of Tuesday, August 14, resumption - National Assembly source warns

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).

Senate may back out of Tuesday, August 14, resumption - National Assembly source warns
UN Security Council warns over tensions in Nigeria, others

UN Security Council warns over tensions in Nigeria, others

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.

UN Security Council warns over tensions in Nigeria, others
Osinbajo congratulates Nigeria teenage girls who won Global Tech competition in Silicon Valley (photos)

Just in: Nigerian teenage girls win Global Tech competition in Silicon Valley (photos)

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.

Just in: Nigerian teenage girls win Global Tech competition in Silicon Valley (photos)
APC now jittery, in deperation mode - Turaki

APC now jittery, in deperation mode - Turaki

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.

APC now jittery, in deperation mode - Turaki
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