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INEC reveals revised gender policy

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday launched its revised Gender Policy 2021-2026, as part of its commitment to electoral inclusivity. The INEC Gender Policy (IPG), which was first developed in 2014, guided by the National Gender Policy (2006) and other Regional and International Instruments to which Nigeria is …

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Need for continued COVID-19 vigilance

ON Wednesday, April 6, 2022, the Federal Government continued its gradual relaxation of restrictions on public gatherings which it imposed as a means of controlling the COVID-19 pandemic since April 2020. According to a statement by the Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee, PSC, on COVID-19, Mr. Boss Mustapha, the …

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2023: INEC records surge in voter registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission says fresh registration in the third quarter of the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration nationwide has hit 5,173,335. INEC in its weekly update on CVR for Quarter 3, Week 3, in Abuja on Monday, also disclosed that 2,665,421 registrants had completed online and physical registration. This …

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Soludo learns fate on Nov 30

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday slated for November 30 judgment in the suit challenging the qualification of Anambra State governor-elect, Prof. Charles Soludo; and Deputy governor-elect, Onyeka Ibezim, to contest the last governorship election in the state. Justice Taiwo Taiwo had fixed the date after lawyers to …

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Soludo wins Anambra governorship election

Former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, has been declared winner of the Anambra Governorship Election by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The Returning Officer of the Anambra Governorship Election, Prof Florence Obi, announced the result on Wednesday …

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Electoral Amendment: Lawan appoints top ‘electronic transmission’ critics to lead Senate conference team

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has constituted a seven-member conference committee on the Electoral Amendment Bill. Members of the committee are Kabiru Gaya (North-west), Ajibola Basiru (South-west) and Danjuma Goje (North-east). Others are Uche Ekwunife (South-east), Sani Musa (North-central) and Matthew Urhoghide (South-south). The Senate Leader, Abdullahi Yahaya, will lead …

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Court Voids Adeleke’s Candidateship For PDP.

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja has declared that Senator Ademola Adeleke was the wrong governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the September 2018 governorship election in Osun State. Justice Othman Musa while passing its judgment on a suit challenging Adeleke’s qualification to contest …

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