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NEWSINEC: BUHARI GETS REASONS TO REMOVE ONOCHIE’S NAME FROM COMMISSIONERS’ LIST IMMEDIATELY

President Muhammadu Buhari has been provided reasons to remove the name of his special assistant on social media, Lauretta Onochie from the list of Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Frontline human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, listed reasons the appointment o...

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SENATOR AMOSUN PUSHES AMENDMENT OF CHILD RIGHTS ACT TO ISOLATE CONVICTED RAPISTS

Senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial district, Ibikunle Amosun has explained that he sponsored an amendment of the Child Rights in order to isolate persons convicted of attempted rape from working closely with children. He stated this at a public hearing on the general principles of the Chi...

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NEWSCOURT RULES ON INEC’S DE-REGISTRATION OF YOUTH PARTY OF NIGERIA

An Abuja Federal High Court has reversed the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to de-register the Youth Party of Nigeria, YPN. The court ruled that INEC’s decision was a breach of the political party’s right to fair hearing. In his judgment, Justice Inyang Ekwo, ...

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NEPZA: ADAMU FANDA NAMED NEW BOARD CHAIRMAN

Adamu Fanda has been appointed as Board Chairman of the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA). He was a member of the House of Representatives from Kano State. The appointment takes effect from September 26, 2020. It was contained in a memo with file number FMIT/LEG/1426/17 dated Octo...

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ONDO ELECTION: ADC SACKS OFFICIALS FOR ENDORSING AKEREDOLU, JEGEDE

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has run into murky waters in Ondo State. On Thursday, the party sanctioned its state officials that endorsed candidates of other political parties. Some of them either declared support for Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) or Eyi...

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OKONJO IWEALA VS MYUNG-HEE: SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT, RAMAPHOSA REVEALS PREFERRED CANDIDATE FOR WTO DG

Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa and Chairperson of the African Union, has congratulated Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on her advancement to the third and final stage of the selection process for the position of the Director-General (DG...

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BUHARI RENEWS FAISAL SHUAIB’S TENURE AS NPHCDA CHIEF

President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Faisal Shuaib as Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA). He was first appointed in January 2017. An October 6 letter signed by Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha...

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ONDO ELECTION: INEC REACTS AS PDP REJECTS RETURNING OFFICER

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that it would not share the responsibility of appointing collation and returning officers with groups, individuals or political parties. INEC’s National Commission and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus ...

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ALGON SACKS DEPUTY NATIONAL PRESIDENT, SOBA

Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has removed its Deputy National President, Mohammed Soba, from office. He is the Chairman of Soba Local Government in Kaduna State. ALGON spokesman, Obiora Orji, in a statement on Thursday, said Jega Shehu has been appointed to the position. He ...