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March 13, 2018 5:36 PM PDP reacts to Buhari’s rejection of amendment to Electoral Law

In a statement by its spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP noted that it believes in democracy and subscribes to all its tenets including the respect for the powers of the National Assembly to make laws and to amend such laws as occasion demands. “In the light of this development, the PDP, and indeed all well-meaning Nigerians, now eagerly await the final 39

March 13, 2018 3:34 PM INEC speaks on Buhari’s rejection of bill re-ordering elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Tuesday reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to put assent to the National Assembly’s amendment of the Electoral Act. The Director, INEC Voters Education and Publicity, Oluwole Uzzi, when contacted by DAILY POST, said, “We would work with the existing arrangement. The status quo remains 30

February 27, 2018 2:27 PM Amaechi asks Ndigbo to reject cattle colony, says Nigeria being governed by unknown laws

First Republic minister, Mbazulike Amaechi, stated that governors of the South-East are behaving like Jelly fish and hiding their heads in the sand like ostriches. He said this while calling on the Igbo to reject the call for the setting up of cattle colonies. He also said Nigeria was being ruled by laws unknown to the majority of its citizens. The elder 28

February 27, 2018 10:03 AM AGF Malami usurps Senate powers, tells Ojukwu to resume as NHRC boss

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has asked Tony Ojukwu to assume office as the acting Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). This is in contravention of the civil service rules and the Act that established the commission which empowers the Senate to clear the appointee 23

February 14, 2018 9:21 AM Palestine threatens legal action against Israel, US

Palestine is considering legal options in case Israel and the US choose to derail negotiations on the Israel-Palestine settlement, Foreign Minister Riyad Maliki told Sputnik in an interview. Palestine has been seeking a new format of peace talks with broader mediator participation since refusing to let the US remain the sole main mediator following the latter’s 17

January 31, 2018 7:35 PM BBNaija: Aneeka turned down by Dee-one in pairing game

One of Big brother housemate, Ahneeka was on Wednesday rejected by fellow housemate , Dee one during a pairing game organised by Big Brother. The male housemates in turn had the choice to either accept or reject the ladies as they approached. Acceptance meant that the female housemate would receive a flower from the male housemate. However, Dee one caused 27

December 22, 2017 6:42 AM Gov. Yari is not from Zamfara State – Senator Marafa

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Senator Kabiru Marafa (APC, Zamfara), has told the Senate that Governor Abdulaziz Yari is not an indigine of Zamfara State. The clash was over a nominee of President Muhammadu Buhari for Resident Electoral Commission of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Ahmad Bello Mahmud 41

November 1, 2017 9:44 AM Delta LG polls: Community accuses state govt of ‘imposing’ candidate on McDermott Ward

The People of Agbarha-Warri Kingdom in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State on Wednesday November 1 protested alleged imposition of a councillorship candidate, Femi Okorodiden on McDermott Ward 2. He was allegedly forced on them by the state government ahead of the forthcoming Local Government elections. The people insists that Femi Okorodiden 21

October 31, 2017 3:32 PM Looters’ trial:CJN inaugurates panel on Wednesday as NJC replaces Salami with Justice Galadima

Galadima was appointed to replace former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami who declined to be a part of the committee. Salami who was out of the country when his name was announced by the NJC which is headed by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, based his rejection of the appointment on ill-treatment he said was meted 26

October 27, 2017 8:11 AM Real reason I rejected appointment in anti-graft monitoring committee – Justice Salami

A former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami (retd.), yesterday revealed the reason he rejected the appointment as the Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Cases Trial Monitoring Committee set up by the National Judicial Council. He denied reports that earlier suggested he turned down the appointment because of some persons included as members 24