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Justice Bulkachuwa’s resignation from the presidential poll tribunal must be total–Intersociety

Editor's note: The rights group, Intersociety which has been at the forefront of calling for the Appeal Court President, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa to rescue herself from the 2019 Presidential Election Tribunal Panel, has commended her resignation on Wednesday. However, the group is also demanding that Justice Bulkachuwa must take further

Speakership: Court asked to bar Gbajabiamila over alleged conviction in US 

Jude Johnson The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja was yesterday asked to bar a leading contender to the Speakership of the House of Representatives , Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila from contesting the position on the ground of his conviction by a United State of America Supreme Court for alleged to fraud. The

Coup Scare: No evidence document referenced by Nigerian military, DSS exists

Samuel Ogundipe The circulation of a document which allegedly called for a coup to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari appeared to have been exaggerated by the Nigerian government and security agencies, PREMIUM TIMES can report after efforts to obtain it fell through. Over the past two weeks, security chiefs and political appointees of

Saraki dissociates self, Dogara from new National Assembly guidelines for journalists

The President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has dissociated himself and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, from the proposed guidelines for the accreditation of journalists for the coverage of the National Assembly. The new guidelines are due to take effect from July 11, 2019 when the

9th Assembly: NASS releases new tough guidelines for accreditation of journalists

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Management of the National Assembly has released new guidelines for accreditation of journalists ahead of the inauguration of the 9th Assembly. In a statement by the Director of Information of the National Assembly, Emmanuel Rawlings, the new guidelines will take effect from June 11, 2019. The letter to that effect

INEC withdraws 25 Certificates-of-Return 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has withdrawn 25 Certificates-of-Return issued to some candidates that won during the 2019 general elections. Speaking at a ‘Forum on Media Coverage of 2019 General Elections’ on Monday in Enugu, the Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, IVEC, Festus Okoye, said the

2019 Elections: How Israeli firm operated anti-Atiku, pro-Buhari Facebook accounts

Editor's note: Facts have emerged how Facebook recently removed dozens of Israeli-operated accounts  that were found to be interfering in elections all over the world, espcially in Africa and Nigeria with some of them reportedly targeted the main opposition candidate in the February 2019 presidential election, Mr. Atiku Abubakar. The presidential candidate

Frank Commends US firm, Facebook for ‘exposing Buhari’s political consultant in Isreal’

Godsgift Onyedinefu A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has commended a report released by a US-based firm, Atlantic Council's Digital Forensic Research Lab, for exposing an Isreali-based political consulting and lobbying firm named Archimedes, who has been coordinating false

Sen. Akpabio’s case on defection opens a new frontier for constitutional amendment 

Monday Ubani   The Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by Hon Justice Okon Abang held that a former Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio's movement from the People's Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) last year was not a case of defection but a movement occasioned by expulsion

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