Imo state governor Rochas Okorocha says the Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) may be planning to organise a special event to issue him a certificate of return. Okorocha stated this on the backdrop of the omission of his name from those that INEC issued certificates of return.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) were on Thursday granted access by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to inspect the materials used for the conduct of the February 23 election. Buhari and his party had in their separate ex parte applications for the order of inspection, said they needed to be granted access to the materials to enable them to defend themselves in any petition which the runner-up in the poll, Atiku Abubakar, and his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had vowed to file.
Nigeria’s electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec), on Thursday called on Senators-elect to quicken work on the review of the electoral legal framework. The commission’s boss, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made the call at a ceremony for the Issuance of Certificates of Return to Senators for the country’s ninth assembly.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (Lasema) has said there is no casualty left under the debris of the collapsed building in Itafaaji area of Lagos Island. General Manager of Lasema, Adesina Tiamiyu, who spoke with newsmen at the site of the incident on Thursday morning, said those trapped in the collapsed building had been rescued.
Nigeria’s electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec), will on Thursday, March 14, present Certificates of Return to the elected members of incoming ninth assembly. Concise News understands that the federal lawmakers are to receive their Inec certificates at Africa Hall of the International Conference Centre (ICC) in Abuja, the country’s capital.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue State has announced names of its polling agents and returning officers ahead of the upcoming governorship rerun election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) had announced March 23 for the supplementary election.
Kaduna state governor Nasir El-rufai has denied reports that he was involved in a ghastly motor accident that claimed the life of his driver on the spot. Online reports had it that the governor was involved in a ghastly accident which claimed the life of his driver on the spot and he may have suffered spinal cord injury.
More shocking revelations have emerged about the imbroglio rocking the marriage of popular Abuja-based pastor Joshua Iginla and his estranged wife, Yemisi. Iginla is the General Overseer of Champions Royal Assembly headquartered in Abuja.
Minister of Youth and Sport Development, Solomon Dalung, has said that Nigerian athletes won over 700 medals in various sporting activities in the last three and half years he has been the minister. Dalung disclosed this Thursday in Benin during the extra-ordinary meeting of the National Council on Sports.