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INEC Announces Resumption CVR In Edo, Ondo

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced the resumption of the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in Edo and Ondo states, to enable eligible citizens who are not registered voters to do so. The announcement is coming ahead of the governorship election in Edo and Ondo states on 21 September and 16 November, 2024, respectively. The Commission said the CVR is only open to new registrants and those who seek to transfer their registration.

JUST IN: Fmr. Vice President Atiku Abubakar Hosts Peter Obi

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The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the 2023 elections, Peter Obi on Monday, May 13 paid a visit to former vice-president and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku Abubakar. This visit was disclosed in a post on the official handle of the former VP.

Just In: Rivers Court Stops Pro-Wike Lawmakers From Parading As Assembly Members

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The Rivers State High Court in Port Harcourt has issued an interim injunction restraining the embattled Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Martins Amaewhule, and 24 others from parading themselves as members of the House. The court presided over by Hon. Justice Charles Wali, also restrained the affected lawmakers from meeting or sitting at the auditorium of the House of Assembly quarters, located off Aba Road, Port Harcourt, or any other place whatsoever, to carry out or purport to carry out the legislative business of the Rivers State House of Assembly, as their legislative seats have been declared vacant pending the hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice.

Senate Seeks Agency To Document, Protect Domestic Workers

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A bill seeking to create an agency to document and protect domestic workers and their employers scaled second reading in the Senate. This followed the presentation of the bill sponsored by Senator Babangida Hussaini (representing Jigawa North-West) on Wednesday’s plenary, where he stated most domestic workers were unregistered, not engaged in accordance with labor laws and do not have unions to speak for them, therefore making them vulnerable and helpless.

Workers’ Day: FG Declares Wednesday May 1 Public Holiday

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The Federal Government (FG) has declared that Wednesday, May 1, 2024 would be a public holiday to mark this year’s Workers’ Day celebration. This was made known on Tuesday in a press statement signed by Aishetu Ndayako, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior on behalf of Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, the Minister of Interior.

Constitution Review Should Convene Nigerians’ Desires- Kalu

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The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Benjamin Kalu has called for synergy among consultants and secretariats of the Senate and House Committees on Constitution Review to set the pace for effective partnership to drive the ongoing exercise to a successful conclusion.

2027 Election: Atiku To Support Obi, Hint Merger

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A former Vice President of Nigeria and 2023 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has said he is ready to give his support to Peter Obi, the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate comes 2027 general election.

Rivers Buhaha: Fubara Vows To Probe Governance In State

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The Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara has pronounced plans by his administration to set up panel of inquiry into the governance of the state. Governor Fubara stated this on Monday after swearing in Dagogo Iboroma as the Attorney General of the State.  He emphatically stated that the State is in a critical situation where it has become obvious that the political crisis cannot be resolved. 

Rivers Assembly Screens, Confirms Dagogo As Commissioner

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The Rivers State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed Dagogo Israel Iboroma, as Commissioner-designate.