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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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July 30 legislative re-run: Senator Abe’s campaign organisation uncovers PDP’s plot to buy each PVC for N10,000

The Media Campaign Organization of Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the about-to-be concluded legislative re-run elections scheduled to hold on July 30, has reliably uncovered a plot by the governor of Rivers State, Mr. Nyesome Wike, and the Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic …

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PDP crisis: Let’s have viable opposition party, Rep pleads; Insists House Caucus begged Senator Sheriff

AGENE GODWIN, Benin Apparently disturbed by the lingering national leadership tussle rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, a member of the House of Representatives has appealed for understanding just as he called for a united opposition party in the country Hon. Sergius Oguns, member representing Esan south east and Esan …

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