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Approach INEC offices for your PVCs, Ambode charges Lagosians …Urges APC members to remain loyal to party ideals …I’m proud of Gov’s achievements, says Tinubu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday urged residents to approach the offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) across the State for their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) to enable them participate in future elections. Governor Ambode, who spoke at the All Progressives Congress (APC) party secretariat in …

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Dogara gives Jibrin 7-days to retract libelous allegations, or face legal action “I stand by my allegations, I will never apologize” – Jibrin dares Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has given a seven day ultimatum to Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin to tender an unreserved apology to him and retract all allegations made against him or face legal action. A statement issued by the Special Adviser on Media & Public …

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Edo govt denying us use of public fields -PDP; It’s not true – Afegbua, Information Commissioner

AGENE GODWIN, Benin The gubernatorial campaign organisation of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, in Egor Local Government Area of the state was nearly aborted on Wednesday after the state government allegedly cancelled the approval given for the usage of a primary school …

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Rivers rerun elections suspended over insecurity; State IPAC kicks; asks INEC to go ahead with the polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that it has been compelled to further postpone the conduct of the suspended National and State Legislative elections in Rivers state, earlier tentatively scheduled for Saturday, 30th July 2016, due to recorded cases of violence, intimidation and a general atmosphere of fear …

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SERAP to Dogara: Refer N40bn budget padding allegation to EFCC, ICPC for investigation

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara to “urgently refer to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for an effective and independent investigation the allegations that the leadership …

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IGP re-enforces security arrangements for re-run elections in Imo, Kogi states scheduled for Saturday, July 23, 2016

The Inspector-General of Police, Ag.IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, has directed the Commissioners of Police in Imo and Kogi States to ensure proper coordination of security operations and adequate deployment of Police personnel for the conduct of the Re-Run Senatorial elections in Imo North Senatorial District and Kogi East Senatorial District …

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Anti-Civil Society bill: Dogara must end debate or ….. – SERAP, WARDC, others

Some civil society groups in Nigeria have condemned a bill before the House of Representatives which “seeks to properly supervise, monitor and co-ordinate Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Community Based Organizations (CBOs) in Nigeria.” The groups are: Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP); Women Advocates and Documentation Centre (WARDC); Women …

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APC fixes Ondo governorship primary for August 27; as Ambode heads Edo APC campaign

Ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has released the time-table for the conduct of the party’s 2016 governorship primary election for Ondo State. The party’s National Organising Secretary, Senator Osita Izunaso made the announcement in a statement issued, Sunday. Izunaso said the announcement was in line with the provisions of the …

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