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US: We ‘re Disappointed By Quality Of 2019 Elections

…There Are No Perfect Elections, Says INEC The United States has said it was disappointed by the quality of the 2019 elections; citing the low voter turnout, and reports of voter intimidation, vote buying, interference by security forces, and violence in some locations. It admonished all stakeholders to work towards a free, fair, credible, transparent, and peaceful process, especially for those who would participate in Saturday’s supplementary polls across many states. The US Embassy in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, congratulated Nigerians’ commitment to the democratic process, noting that…

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MRA Condemns Buhari’s Refusal To Assent Digital Rights, Freedom Bill

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has criticized the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill into Law, describing his reasons as illogical and evidence of his Administration’s unwillingness to uphold and protect the freedom of expression and other human rights of Nigerians in the online environment. In a statement in Lagos, MRA’s Legal Officer, Ms Morisola Alaba, said the reason given by the President for his refusal to assent to the Bill, which was transmitted to him for signature by the National Assembly on February 5, 2019, was not only illogical but betrayed the…

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Saraki Plotting To Hijack 9th Senate Leadership, Says APC Chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Yekini Nabena, says the outgoing President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, is planning to hijack the 9th Senate by enthroning its leadership. Nabena, who is also the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the APC, made this known in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. He said Saraki planned to use the minority Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus to achieve his desire, advising that the APC leadership should move fast to prevent him from getting his way. “Since Saraki lost his bid…

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Tony Elumelu Foundation To Announce Selected Entrepreneurs

……For 2019 Programme on March 22, 2019 ·        Over 1,000 African entrepreneurs from African 54 countries to participate in the 2019 Cohort ·        Event to be live-streamed on TEFConnect – Africa’s digital entrepreneurship hub The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), the leading African philanthropy committed to empowering African entrepreneurs, will announce the selected applicants for the 2019 cohort of the Foundation’s flagship Entrepreneurship Programme on March 22, 2019. The event, which marks the 5th round of the Foundation’s Entrepreneurship Programme, will take place at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.  Every year, the Tony…

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Logo Omission: Court Restrains INEC From Conducting Elections

……..In Adamawa The High Court in Yola, Adamawa State capital on Thursday restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from conducting a supplementary Governorship Election in Adamawa, fixed for March 23. Ruling in the matter brought to court by counsel to the Adamawa Chapter of the Movement for the Restoration and Defence of Democracy (MRDD), Mr Mustafa Shaba, over absence of the party logo on the ballot paper of the inconclusive election, Justice Abdul-Aziz Waziri, granted the request of the complainant. Delivering the ruling after going through the two affidavits…

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Senate Resumes Plenary Today After Honouring Slain Rep Olatoye

The Senate on Tuesday resumed sitting, to adjourn plenary till Wednesday over the death of a member of House of Representatives, Mr Temitope Olatoye, representing Akinyele, Lagelu Federal Constituency of Oyo State. This was sequel to a Point of Order by the Senate Leader, Sen. Ahmad Lawan at the plenary. Lawan had urged the senate to suspend Tuesday’s plenary as a result of the demise of the lawmaker. Coming under Order 43, he said as part of the National Assembly’s tradition, it was important to suspend legislative activities as a…

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2019 Election: EU Calls For Electoral Reforms

The European Union Election Observation Mission (EUEOM) to Nigeria has called for electoral reforms after the 2019 general elections. The missions Chief Observer, Ms Maria Arena, made the recommendation at the second presentation of the its preliminary report on Monday in Abuja. Arena said that the Election Observation Mission supported the electoral reforms proposed by civic society organizations in Nigeria. “Following the 2019 general elections, the mission has observed that there is urgent need for electoral reform in Nigeria. “The systemic failings and electoral security problems of the last few…

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Guber Polls: IGP Deploys Personnel, Charges Them To Remain Nonpartisan

…….7 DIGS, 10 AIGS, 62 CPS AND 72 DCPS …….To Zonal And State Commands To Support Existing Security The Inspector General of Police, M. A Adamu tasks officers deployed for Saturday polls to ensure proper supervision of all security personnel deployed, be professional and nonpartisan In a statement, police spokesman, ACP Frank Mba said: “In line with his stated commitment towards providing adequate security for the General Elections, the Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has deployed Seven (7) Deputy Inspectors General of Police (DIGs) to the six geo-political…

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INEC Insists On Card Reader For Guber Poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said the smart card readers (SCRs) are mandatory in Saturday’s governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections. INEC National Commissioner, and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr. Festus Okoye, stated this on Tuesday in Abuja. Okoye said the clarification was important going by allegations since the conduct of the Feb. 23, Presidential and National Assembly elections that INEC was selective in its use of smart card readers in its conduct of the elections. He said that those allegations had led to speculations that…

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Dangote Hosts Delegates Of China Firm, CCECC, In Lagos

Delegates from China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation Ltd (CCECC) paid a courtesy visit to Dangote Industries Limited Head Office in Ikoyi on Tuesday. L-R: Managing Director, CCECC Nigeria Ltd., Michael Jiang and Group President/Chief Executive, Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote L-R: Managing Director, CCECC Nigeria Ltd., Michael Jiang; Group President/Chief Executive, Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, and Group Managing Director, Dangote Cement Plc, Engr. Joseph Makoju. 

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