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The Kwara State Governor, Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrazak has approved the declaration of today  Wednesday, 25 January 2023 as work free day for the State Civil Servants. According to the Head of Civil Service, Mrs Susan Modupe Oluwole said, this will give ample time to the workers to get their Permanent Voters Card from the Independent […]

Labour Party (LP) says it has achieved 85% registration of its polling unit agents across the country with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) contrary to social media reports. There have been social media reports that LP was unable to register agents in most parts of the country, as demanded by INEC, especially in the […]

There is anxiety in Ebonyi following the delisting of People’s Democratic Party(PDP) candidates by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from the governorship and National Assembly election. A check by The Nation on INEC’s website shows the governorship and deputy governorship candidates of the party, Ifeanyi Ọdịi and Senator Igwe Nwagu were conspicuously missing from […]

The Federal High Court, Abuja has dismissed a suit by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) seeking an order to disqualify Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq from participating in the state’s 2023 governorship election. Justice Inyang Ekwo, in his judgment, dismissed the suit for being incompetent and an abuse of Court process, saying the PDP lacks […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for the collection of Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) until Sunday 29th January 2023. The electoral umpire earlier fixed the collection deadline as Sunday, 22nd January,  2023. But following a meeting on Thursday, INEC said it has pushed the deadline by eight days. “The Commission is […]

The country’s political atmosphere was charged on Tuesday following the statement by the Independent National Electoral Commission that this year’s general elections face the threat of cancellation and postponement if the waves of insecurity in parts of the country are not addressed. Opposition political parties, civil society organisations and regional groups, have expressed mixed feelings […]

The Federal Government has reassured Nigerians that the general elections will go on as planned. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave the assurance yesterday as he debunked fears of possible or outright cancellation of the elections over the high rate of insecurity across the country. The Ministers, who spoke at the […]

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has called on governors of the 36 States of the federation not to leave the fight against insecurity in the country to the Federal Government alone. According to the AGF, there was need to explore areas of collaboration between the States and the […]

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