Yola high court stops Adamawa from participating in supplementary election after Inec mix-up

SUPPLEMENTARY elections will not hold in Adamawa State on March 23 after a Yola high court barred the Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) from going ahead with the exercise because it omitted the names of one of the candidates from the ballot sheet.

 

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Ganduje's SSA resigns over governor's refusal to concede defeat in gubernatorial elections

GOVERNOR Abdullahi Ganduje's special assistant on urban beautification Alhaji Hashim Suleiman has tendered his resignation in protest at his boss's refusal to concede defeat in the recently concluded Kano State gubernatorial elections.

 

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Akwa Ibom resident electoral commissioner reveals that politicians asked him to go abroad for a secret meeting

AKWA Ibom State's resident electoral commissioner Mike Igini has revealed that several leading politicians in the state had offered to fly him abroad for a secret meeting just before the elections in the hope of compromising his independence.

 

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Osinbajo to chair audit committee that will review all government projects and programmes

VICE president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has been appointed as the head of a new federal government audit committee charged with the responsibility of ensuring that federal government projects and policies are implemented over the next four years.

 

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Coalition of United Political Parties kicks against three of the five judges appointed to hear Atiku's petition

NIGERIA'S opposition political parties have released a list of five Court of Appeal judges who they claim have been approved to adjudicate in the petition filed by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

 

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Inec announces March 23 as the date for supplementary elections in six states but no decision on Rivers yet

NIGERIA'S Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) has announced March 23 as the date when supplementary elections will hold in six states where the recent governorship polls were declared inconclusive.

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Oyo State governor-elect Seyi Makinde accuses Ajimobi of emptying coffers over the last 72 hours

OYO State governor-elect Seyi Makinde has raised an alarm that millions of naira have been transferred out of government coffers over the last 72 hours since he was announced as the winner of the recent gubernatorial contest.

 

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Buhari sets up inauguration committee headed by Boss Mustapha to oversee May 29 swearing-in

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has set up an inauguration committee chaired by the secretary to the federal government Boss Mustapha to oversee the swearing-in ceremony of his second term administration when it takes office on May 29.

 

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Telecoms giant MTN faults attorney-general's claim that it owes $2bn saying Malami is out of order

TELECOMMUNICATIONS giant the MTN Group has questioned the recent request sent to it by Nigeria's attorney-general Abubakar Malami insisting that the company pays a sum of $2m to the government as outstanding corporation tax.

 

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Everton want to bring Super Eagles winger Onyekuru to English Premiership next season

ENGLISH Premier League giants Everton are set to recall Super Eagles winger Henry Onyekuru from his loan spell at Turkish side Galatasaray at the end of the season following his recent surge in form which the club believes makes him ready for the big time.

 

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