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Judiciary, Legislative Financial Autonomy: Presidential Committee Warn Governors On Strict Compliance

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The Presidential Committee on Implementation of Financial Autonomy for Judiciary and Legislature has urged governors to comply with the Executive Order 10.

President Buhari Seeks Fresh $5.513bn Loan Approval From National Assembly

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The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari is seeking approval from the National Assembly, for a fresh $5.513bn external loans.

President Buhari Approved The Appointment Of Gambari As New Chief Of Staff

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President Muhammadu Buhari has today while presiding over the maiden virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the council chamber of the State House, Abuja, disclosed that Prof. Ibrahim Gambari is now the new Chief of staff to the President.

Speaker Gbajabiamila Denies Letter Authorising Service Extension For N'Assembly Staff

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has recantedauthorising a purported letter by his Chief of Staff, SanusiRikiji, in which the leadership of the House purportedly confirmed an amended National Assembly Condition of Service seeking service extension for top management staff including Clerk of the house.

Edo Election: Obaseki Debunks Decamping Rumours

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The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has faulted the claimed peddle in some quarters that he was planning to dump the All Progressive Congress (APC) in a wave of heated politicking. Obaseki kicked against the claim during his meeting with the “Obaseki Mandate Group’ in Abuja on Tuesday, saying he was optimistic he will actualise his second tenure on the platform of the APC.

Deregistration of 74 Political Parties, Court Upheld INEC Decision

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The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has upheld the power of the independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to deregister political parties which failed to comply with the provision of the law particularly section 225 A of the 1999 constitution as amended.

Bayelsa: INEC Presents Certificate Of Return To Sen. Diri and Sen. Lawrence

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has in accordance with the instruction of the Supreme Court presented the certificate of return to PDP's governor-elect for Bayelsa state DouyeDiriGovernor Diri's deputy, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo was also presented his certificate of return. 

The Lawyer to the former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina has cried out saying Senators are reluctant to stand in as surety to his client. Barrister Afam Osigwe, the lawyer to Maina raised this alarm on Thursday during the ongoing trial of Mr Maina at the Federal High Court Abuja.

The Inter-Party Advisory Council of Nigeria (IPAC) on Thursday evening berated the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for deregistering 74 political parties.IPAC in a statement signed by its National Legal Adviser, Mr Ezeobika Chukwudi, in Abuja, called on INEC to immediately reverse its decision on the de-registration. He emphasized that the decision of INEC was an indignity on the judiciary and a conscious disregard for the rule of law.

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