Wednesday, May 22, 2019

FOR THE RECORD: National Assembly issues new guidelines for journalists

The management of Nigeria’s National Assembly (NASS), on Monday, issued a new guideline for accreditation of journalists covering the parliament.

FG knocks Obasanjo over “Islamisation” comment

The Nigerian government has criticised a former president Olusegun Obasanjo over his recent comment on the Boko Haram insurgency.

Lesser Hajj: Tinubu, Buhari, Daura meet in Saudi Arabia

One day after hosting Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara state, President Muhammadu Buhari held a meeting with Mamman Daura, his cousin, and Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Saudi Arabia, where he is performing lesser hajj.

INEC withdraws certificate of return of 25 election winners

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), following a court order, has withdrawn 25 Certificates of Returns from some winners at the last conducted general elections.

Simon Lalong emerges Northern Governors Forum chairman

Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State has emerged chairman of the Northern Governors Forum.

Sowore remains AAC chairman, INEC says

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would only continue to recognize and relate with Mr. Omoyele Sowore as the substantive National Chairman of the African Action Congress (AAC).

Defection: Court strikes out case against Saraki, Dogara others

Justice Okon Abang in a judgment held that civil society group Legal Defence and Assistance Project, the plaintiff, lacked locus standi to institute the case.

Onnoghen: Supreme Court strikes out Cross River’s suit on former CJN

The Supreme Court on Friday struck out a suit filed by the Cross River State Government to challenge the suspension of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Northern governors meet over insecurity, economy

Governors from the northern part of Nigeria are meeting in Kaduna over insecurity, politics, the economy and other matters.

Looters invade APC secretariat

Unidentified persons on Wednesday ransacked the secretariat of the Ogun All Progressives Congress (APC), carting away sensitive documents and damaging some property.
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