ABUJA- The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Tuesday, gave the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the nod to proceed with the collation of results of the Rivers State Governorship and House of Assembly elections.
A stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Basheer Garba Lado, who represented Kano Central in the 7th National Assembly and served as Director, Contact and Mobilisation, North, in the Buhari Presidential Campaign Council is of the conviction that allegations of thuggery and violence in the March 23 supplementary election in Kano are exaggerated. He insisted that Governor Ganduje won the Kano governorship election.
The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, yesterday faulted the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) intervention in the selection of the 9th National Assembly’s leadership, saying it is capable of undermining the independence of the legislature, which he argued is non-negotiable in a democratic society.
The Rotimi Amaechi-backed candidate of the Africa Action Congress (AAC), Biokpomabo Awara has defeated the incumbent governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Nyesome Wike in Oyigbo local government area of Rivers state.
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has rescheduled printing of the 2019/20 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) slips to Thursday, April 4.
An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Tuesday remanded a 45-year-old herdsman, Abubakar Bello, in Ilesa Prison, over alleged murder of a farmer, Zachariah Oyebamiji.
The Nigerian Army has received a report of the purported or planned use of soldiers to remove and eject the Kogi State Chief Judge from his official residence.