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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Presidential Election: Tribunal gives Atiku, PDP 10 days to call 400 witnesses

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has set 10 days as deadline for Atiku Abubakar and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to call the 400 witnesses they plan to call to prove their case. The PDP and its candidate in the last presidential election are, by their petition, challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Party ...

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Niger Delta Group urges Buhari to shun critics, confirm Brambaifa as NDDC MD

Advocates for Good Governance, a Niger Delta youth group has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to confirm Prof. Nelson Brambaifa, as substantive Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Mr Briggs Lokpobiri, Coordinator of the group, who made the appeal in a statement issued in Yenagoa on Monday, said that some resentful youths were behind the campaign to diminish ...

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Delay in constituting cabinet may lead to another recession, ANRP tells Buhari

The Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) on Monday warns President Muhammadu Buhari against delay in constituting the federal cabinet, saying that it might put the nation’s economy in another recession. Mr Sesugh Akume, National Spokesman for the party, told the newsmen in Lagos that it was critical to have a cabinet in place to play its role of policy formulation ...

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Why 9th Senate will review Public Procurement Act- Lawan

The President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmad Lawan on Monday said the nation’s public procurement procedures was short of world best practices, saying the Act will receive holistic overhaul. Lawan also frowned at the contract performances across board saying “From stage of bidding to mobilisation, costing of any government contracts must be uniform in order to avoid imbalances and embarrassment ...

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EFCC to Saraki: Your media war against Magu won’t stop your prosecution

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has told immediate past Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki that no amount of media campaign against its Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu will stop his prosecution. Spokesman of the commission, Mr Tony Orilade made this known in a statement in Abuja on Sunday. According to Orilade, the attention of the EFCC has been drawn ...

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We have started strategising for 2023 elections- INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC ) said its ongoing review of the 2019 elections was with a view to preparing for better outcomes in 2023. Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education, told newsmen on Sunday in Kaduna that the review would enable the Commission to determine areas requiring legislative action before the 2023 ...

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