Senate Approves #234 Billion For INEC
The Nigerian Senate has approved N234. 51 billion for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The approved sum is about N7.9 billion less than the N242.45 billion requested by President Buhari.
The Senate also approved that the total sum of N189 billion which will be for the funding of the 2019 elections be moved from both recurrent and capital components of the special intervention programme.
Deregistration Of 22 Political Parties; Court Reverses INEC Decision; INEC Sets To Appeal The Case
A Court of Appeal in Abuja has reversed deregistration of 22 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).The parties are Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD), Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP), All Blending Party (ABP), All Grand Alliance Party (AGAP), Alliance of Social Democrats (ASD), Change Advocacy Party (CAP), Democratic People’s Congress (DPC), Green Party of Nigeria (GPN), Masses Movement of Nigeria (MMN) and Mega Party o...
BREAKING: Oyo Assembly approves nomination of Bayo Lawal as new Deputy Governor
The Oyo State House of Assembly has approved the nomination of Barrister Bayo Lawal as the new Deputy Governor of the state.The Naijacrawl reports that the approval comes a few hours after the Assembly removed Rauf Olaniyan.The House has on Monday removed Olaniyan, a native of Igboho from office, following the recommendation of the panel of inquiry set up to investigate him.Our correspondent however reports that the assembly has approved the nomination of Lawal.The...
Buhari approves three more Polytechnics
President Muhammadu Buhari approved the construction of three new polytechnics in different sections of the country on Tuesday.The permission was announced today in Abuja by Mr. Bem Goong, Director of Public Relations for the Federal Ministry of Education.The new institutions, according to Goong, will be located in the states of Abia, Kano, and Delta.President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR) has approved the building of three new federal polytechnics in the country, in line...
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