Valedictory session, cabinet dissolution not same day: Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has clarified that the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) to be held on May 22, does not mean that the cabinet will be dissolved on the same day. In a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday, the minister said it is the prerogative… Continue reading Valedictory session, cabinet dissolution not same day: Minister

Oyetola v Adeleke: Appeal court reserves judgment

The Appeal court in Abuja has reserved judgment in a three-legged appeal filed by Governor Gboyega Oyetola, his party and the Independent National Electoral Commission over the nullification of his election by the election tribunal. After listening for eight hours to the submissions of three senior lawyers for Oyetola and the lawyers for Senator Ademola… Continue reading Oyetola v Adeleke: Appeal court reserves judgment

Reps to probe 2019 elections killings in Rivers

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, commenced investigations into the killings of Dr. Ferry Gberegbe, a Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic Lecturer, and others during the 2019 General Elections in Rivers. This was sequel to a motion under matters of public importance by Rep. Kingsley Chinda (PDP-Rivers) at a plenary presided over by Speaker Yakubu Dogara in… Continue reading Reps to probe 2019 elections killings in Rivers

PDP candidate has no case in Kano

The legal team of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kano State has said Mr. Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was not a threat to governor Abdullahi Ganduje. Abba Kabir-Yusuf had no substance to pose any threat to the victory of Ganduje, the legal team said and reported that it was… Continue reading PDP candidate has no case in Kano

Ganduje inaugurates 100-man transition committee‎ ‎

Governor of Kano State,Abdullahi Ganduje on Wednesday inaugurated a 100-man transition and inauguration committee ahead of May 29, 2019 when the new administration will begin work. Ganduje who inaugurated the committee at the Government House ‎Kano said their task was to ensure that the machinery of government continue to roll smoothly.‎ The governor ‎said the… Continue reading Ganduje inaugurates 100-man transition committee‎ ‎

Algeria to hold presidential election July 4

Algeria will hold presidential election on July 4, the interim presidency on Wednesday said after weeks of mass protests led to the resignation of long-serving leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika. No further details were immediately given. On Tuesday, Interim President Abdelkader Bensalah had said he would organise free elections within 90 days. Earlier on Wednesday, Algeria’s army… Continue reading Algeria to hold presidential election July 4

Atiku disowns ‘Pukka’ billboards, posters in Abuja, Yola

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar has disowned campaign posters titled “The Pukka’’ that festooned some of the major streets of the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. Atiku disowned the posters in a statement issued by his media adviser, Mr Paul Ibe, on Wednesday. Pukka, an Hindi word, means “authentic, genuine, sure,… Continue reading Atiku disowns ‘Pukka’ billboards, posters in Abuja, Yola