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INEC reviews guidelines for election monitoring


The Independent National Electoral Commission has turned down applications by some support groups of candidates contesting the 2019 general elections to monitor the elections, its chairman, Prof. Mahmo0d Yakubu, has said. According to him, only neutral observers would be accredited, adding that the guidelines for the accreditation of election observers …

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Ezekwesili to Buhari: Sign Electoral Bill


The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the 2018 Electoral Act Amendment Bill. Ezekwesili, who made call at a news conference in Abuja on Monday, said signing of the bill was for the development of democracy in Nigeria. …

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‘Why presentation of 2019 budget is delayed’

Solomon Ita-Enag

The Presidency has said it has yet to present the 2019 budget to the National Assembly because it is expecting the passage of the Medium Term Expenditure Framework/Fiscal Strategy Paper by the legislature. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate) Solomon Ita-Enag, stated this during an …

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‘Your government most corrupt since 1999’, Atiku blasts Buhari


A former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has described the government of President Muhamadu Buhari as the most corrupt since the return of democracy in 1999. Atiku spoke in Abakaliki on Tuesday while addressing supporters of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), at the Ebonyi State Secretariat of the Party. …

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