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Tribunal sacks Melaye, senator assures appeal will validate his election

The election of Senator Dino Melaye, representing Yagba West in the Senator, had been voided by the Election Tribunal in Abuja. Senator Smart Adeyemi, contesting on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, against Senator Melaye, had approached the tribunal sitting in Abuja over irregularities in the election of Melaye in March 22,  2019…

New IPAC Code of Conduct will strengthen internal democracy among political parties–INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Wednesday, disclosed that the newly unveiled code of conduct by the Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) would help to strengthen issues of internal democracy among political parties in the country. INEC’s National Commissioner, Professor Anthonia Simbine, stated this at the launch of the code in partnership with the Nigerian…

Let’s pursue good governance, lawmaker tells Osun PDP leaders, members

Let’s remain resolute in pursuit of good governance, lawmaker tells PDP leaders, members Rep Bamidele Salam (PDP-Osun), on Saturday, urged leaders and members of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun to remain resolute and strong in pursuit of good governance. Salam gave the advice in a statement in Abuja, following the Supreme Court’s judgment…

Lawmakers give their expectations as 9th Assembly resumes Tuesday

Ahead of Tuesday’s resumption of lawmakers at the National Assembly, some members of the House of Representatives have expressed their expectations for the 9th parliament. A cross-section of members who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Monday in Abuja, were optimistic that the present assembly would make a positive difference in the…

Wanted: A faster wheel of justice, Dare Babarinsa

What is becoming worrisome about General Muhammadu Buhari’s second coming is the apparent lack of speed. Considering the antecedent of 2015 when he took several months to constitute his cabinet, one expected a greater appreciation now of the urgent imperative of governance at a faster pace. Today, Nigeria is facing a war of no definite…

Sanwo-Olu floors AD, Labour Party at tribunal

An Election Petition Tribunal sitting at Ikeja, Lagos on Monday, dismissed a petition filed by the Alliance for Democracy (AD) and the Labour Party (LP) challenging the victory of the Executive Governor of Lagos, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the March 9 polls. Justice T. T Asua, the Chairman of the Tribunal in a ruling dismissed…

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