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2019: INEC may disqualify some presidential candidates due to age

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has threatened to disqualify the presidential candidates of some political parties due to their age. INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu issued the threat yesterday while accusing some political parties of submitting underaged candidates for the presidential race. Speaking at a capacity building for journalists in Abuja, the

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Dino Melaye thanks PDP for appointment as Campaign Spokesperson

Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial district, has been appointed as the director in charge of civil societies and Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs) and campaign spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The appointment was made by the National Executive Council of the opposition party on Thursday, November 29.He was appointed

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Facebook launches Online Youth Safety Programme for secondary school students

Facebook says it has partnered Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) and Junior Achievement Nigeria to launch an Online Safety Programme for students in Nigerian secondary schools across the country. Facebook’s Policy Programmes Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa, Sherry Dzinoreva said in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos, that the schools were in Lagos, Abuja,

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