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10 parties seek cancellation of NASS election in Kwara

Ten political parties, including the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Congress for Political Change (CPC), have jointly called for the cancellation  of last Saturday’s National Assembly election in Kwara State,  alleging that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) connived with the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to rig […]

Corruption trial: Salami confessed to judgment leakage – Katsina-Alu tells panel

FACING his interrogators for close to six hours on Monday, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu finally opened up on the crisis of confidence between him and the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Isa Salami, over the Sokoto State governorship appeal, revealing that Salami confessed to him that the […]

US, groups express satisfaction with election, praise Jonathan

The United States has expressed its pleasure at  seeing Nigerians exercise their right to choose their leaders in the April 9 National Assembly election, just as it said that the National Assembly  election held last weekend across the country  is only the first of three important electoral contests over the next several weeks. The U.S. […]

NASS election: Buhari’s loss in N/West jolts Arewa

APPARENTLY jolted by the outcome of the National Assembly election, which showed that the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), led by Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), failed to do well in the North-West geopolitical zone as expected, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), on Sunday night, summoned a meeting of its chieftains in Kaduna. Although it was […]

EFCC probes INEC over N13bn ballot paper contracts •Bomb scare at INEC office in Bayelsa

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commenced a probe into activities of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the N13 billion contracts awarded for the printing of ballot papers for the general election. There were initial speculations about the origin of the  probe, but a petition obtained by the Nigerian Tribune,  written […]

Mikel keen to reclaim Chelsea place

John Mikel Obi is confident he will reclaim his place in the Chelsea midfield ‘with hard work’. The Nigerian has lost his place in the Chelsea starting lineup and is now behind Michael Essien and Brazilian Ramires in the pecking order for the holding midfield role. But as the Blues get ready to face Manchester […]

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