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NASS passes June 12 as Democracy Day

The National Assembly has passed the amendment to the National Holiday Act to move Nigeria’s Democracy Day from May 29 to June 12. The Senate at the plenary on Thursday passed the amendment in concurrence with the House of Representatives which approved the new date earlier in December 2018. The passage followed the adoption of […]
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Presidential Election: Tribunal fixes date to hear PDP, Atiku motion against Bulkachua

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has fixed May 22 to entertain an application seeking Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa to recuse herself from sitting over the five-man panel, alleging fear of preconceived bias. The court had fixed Wednesday to begin pre-hearing session on petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku
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Senate begins Emefiele’s confirmation

The Senate on Tuesday began the process of confirmation of Mr. Godwin Emefiele as Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for second term in office. This followed the listing of the request of President Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of Emefiele as governor of CBN on the Order Paper. Marked “Executive Communication” and listed […]