December 1, 2020
  • December 1, 2020

INEC shifts 6 Senatorial, 9 states by elections due on Oct 31

by on October 22, 2020 0

By GFDNews Correspondent Apparently, in response to the widespread violent disruption in some parts of the country, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the 15 senatorial and state bye-elections slated for October 31 in 11 states. In a statement by its National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye,...

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Who succeeds INEC chairman Yakubu come Nov 9?

by on October 19, 2020 0

Barely 20 days to the November 9, end of the tenure of the Chairman of the Nigerian electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, there is no clue from the government on who will succeed him in office. Yakubu, a professor was confirmed by Nigeria’s upper legislative chamber as the chairman...

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How ex Presidential Amnesty Programme officials waste N712 bln~NSA

by on October 10, 2020 0

Former officials of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, a scheme designed to rehabilitate ex-militants in the oil-producing Niger Delta region have not been able to account for N712 billion allocated by the government for the prosecution of the scheme, according to the National Security Babagana Monguno. Monguno told state house correspondents after presenting the recently...

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Nigeria unemployment, poverty rate worsen by covid-19~Osinbajo

by on October 6, 2020 0

Nigeria Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has said that the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic has further worsened the unemployment situation and deepen the poverty level in the country, saying “our nation has millions of extremely poor people.” Osinbajo who spoke at the closing ceremony of the two-day executive-legislative leadership retreat held at the Presidential...

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