Posted on January 11, 2018

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Buhari appoints Ahmed Abubakar as new DG for NIA

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the Director General for the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). Until his new appointment, Abubakar, a retired career foreign service officer, served as senior special assistant to the president on foreign affairs/international relations. A statement by Special Adviser to the President on Media and […]

Posted on January 10, 2018

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INEC gives parties Oct 7 deadline to pick presidential candidates

Political parties have been given an October 7 deadline to produce their presidential candidates for the February 16, 2019 presidential election. Governorship, National/State Assemblies candidates are also to have been picked on the same date. Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu released the time table and schedule of activities for the 2019 […]

Posted on January 10, 2018

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INEC releases 2019 elections timetable: Parties to conclude primaries October 7

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has directed political parties to conclude all primary elections by October in readiness for the 2019 general elections. Hundreds of aspirants from 67 political parties are expected to vie in the presidential, governorship, national and state assemblies primaries. The presidential and National Assembly elections will hold on February16 while […]

Posted on July 7, 2017

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Impeachment Threat: Don’t be cowed, enforce constitutional orders, CHRICED tells Osinbajo

Impeachment Threat: Don’t be cowed, enforce constitutional orders, CHRICED tells Osinbajo. By CALEB AYANSINA ABUJA – The Resource Centre for Human Rights & Civic Education (CHRICED), Friday, called on the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, to refuse to be cowed, saying Nigerians are fully behind him in his efforts to uphold national security. The Executive […]

Posted on July 7, 2017

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EFCC: Magu will remain the Chairman

EFCC: Magu will remain the Chairman Mr. Ibrahim Magu will remain chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, so long as the Muhammadu Buhari presidency subsists, Acting President Yemi Osinabjo, declared yesterday in firm rebuttal of the Senate’s rejection of his appointment. Magu and Osinbajo Osinbajo said his stance was essentially because Magu […]