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Senator Dino Melaye’s recall blocked by Abuja high court

It's only fair to share...An Abuja high court has stopped the recall of the senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye who is battling a recall crises in Kogi state. The senator made this known in a tweet on his twitter handle. It could be recalled that the saga over the recall of Senator Dino Melaye gained momentum while the Independent ...

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Dino Melaye begs fellow senators to save him from being recalled back to his constituency

It's only fair to share...The Kogi State senator, Dino Melaye, at the Senate plenary on Tuesday rallied his colleagues to save him from being recalled by his constituents. The appeal comes as the Independent National Electoral Commission unveiled a timetable and modalities for the exercise at his Kogi West Senatorial District. The senator restated his claim that his recall was ...

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Jega Faults FG on Appointment of INEC Boss

It's only fair to share...By Akanimo Sampson | FORMER Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, says the electoral body cannot be truly independent without the Federal Government creating the enabling environment to allow the agency to operate freely.   He said the government has to grant the electoral commission autonomy in funding and stop to ...

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Upcoming 2019 General Elections: Presidential elections to hold on February 16 – INEC

It's only fair to share...Press Release | The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has revealed the schedule and plans for the upcoming 2019 general elections.   The schedule including dates of the general elections is contained in a statement published on the official website of the Commission on Thursday, March 9, 2017.   The electoral commission in the statement disclosed ...

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INEC Result Sheets Printing: New Facts Linking Mr. Dakuku Peterside Surfaces ,

It's only fair to share...A lot has been said about the unlawful printing of sensitive materials for Rivers Rerun by the All Progressives Congress, APC, believably on behalf of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, which is now calling for the prosecution of the culprits. At the center of the syndicate is Deacon Atonyesia Dimieari-Peterside, a cousin to Mr. Dakuku ...

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Ondo PDP Crisis: Governorship election cannot hold without Jegede as PDP candidate – Mimiko

It's only fair to share...Olusegun Mimiko, the governor of Ondo State, on Sunday, said that the November 26 governorship election in the southwestern state cannot hold if the issue of the candidacy of the Peoples Democratic Party remained unresolved.   Dr. Mimiko expressed hope that the impasse over the PDP flagbearer in the governorship election would soon be resolved by ...

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Ondo PDP Crisis: Intra-party crisis not enough ground to November 26 election says INEC

It's only fair to share...The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that it would not shift the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State.   This stance by the electoral body is despite the manner that it has injected itself into the intra-party crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party by ignoring legal advice and a subsisting court order and ...

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NIGERIAN SENATE TO STOP SEATING,IF INEC REFUSES TO CONDUCT RIVERS RE-RUN ELECTION BEFORE 10 DEC. 2016.

It's only fair to share...The Nigerian senate on Wednesday,has ordered the Independent electoral commission(INEC) to conduct the re-run legislative election which was initially slated for mid October by INEC. The senate in its seating today,threatened that should INEC refuse or fail to conduct the election before December 10,2016,that it will stop its seating indefinitely. According to the senate, it is ...

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75 per cent of local government leadership in Nigeria unconstitutional – Senate

It's only fair to share...SENATE MOVES TO ABOLISH STATEs LGs JOINTS ACCOUNT.   The Chairman, Senate Committee on State and Local Government Affairs, Sen. Abdullahi Abubakar, on Sunday said provision has been made in the ongoing Constitution amendment process to totally abolish the contentious joint account between states and local governments.   Abubakar, who made the disclosure in an interview ...

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Ondo boils over INEC Guber Name Swap, Mimiko advice Buhari of looming danger (SEE PICTURES)

It's only fair to share...Olusegun Mimiko, the governor of Ondo State, is in a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja over the violence that erupted in the state on Friday morning. Thousands of supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Akure, the Ondo State capital, took to the streets October 28, 2016 to ...

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