Politics in Nigeria

Nigeria: Ahmed Lawan, Omo-Agege Leads 9th Senate

After polling 79 votes and Ali Ndume garnered 28 votes in the secret ballot election, the Yobe North Senator, Ahmed Lawan emerged as president of the ninth Senate Tuesday afternoon. DOWNLOAD ANTTENTION FRESH NEWS ON THE GO APP Just like in 2015, Mr Lawan again emerged as party favourite in 2019. At first, he was poised […]

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Nigeria: INEC presents adjusted 2019 election budget

The Independent National Electoral Commission has submitted its recommended adjustments to the 2019 election budget as requested by the National Assembly Joint Committee on INEC. INEC submitted the fresh proposals to the committee via a written correspondence in Abuja, on Tuesday Chairman of the joint committee, Suleiman Nazif, said this before the meeting went into […]

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Nigeria: Dogara points out reasons for restructuring

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said that restructuring is the way forward for Nigeria to develop and realize its true potentials. Dogara disclosed these when he received a delegation led by Chief Ayo Adebanjo, from Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum comprising of leaders of Afenifere, Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, […]

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Nigeria: Political Parties Announce Formation of Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP).

Nigerian Political Parties Announce Formation of Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP). This follows the signing of an MOU among the main opposition PDP, the breakaway faction of the APC and 32 other parties. PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus again expressed confidence that President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) will be […]

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