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Former CBN Dep Gov Mailafia resigns from NIPSS

The former presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in the 2019 elections Dr Obadiah Mailafia has resigned from the National institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, Jos Plateau State Mailafia was a directing staff at the National Policy, which is a think- tank institution. His lawyer Barrister Yakubu Bawa confirmed this to

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Prof Ogunsola emerges UNILAG acting VC

Professor Folasade Ogunsola has secured the highest number of votes in the election held by members of the University of Lagos Senate to choose an acting Vice-Chancellor. She was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Development Services at UNILAG before her emergence. Ogunsola’s nomination took place on Monday during a Senate meeting attended by 167 professors. The result of the

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Md Shameem Ahsan appointed Bangladesh ambassador to Italy

Star Online Report The government has decided to appoint Md Shameem Ahsan, currently serving as the high commissioner of Bangladesh to Nigeria, as the next ambassador to Italy. Ahsan is a career foreign service officer of the 11th batch of Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) Foreign Affairs cadre, according to a press release. In his diplomatic career, he

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Mali Coup: soldiers promise elections after president resigns

The Malian soldiers who forced President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita to resign in a coup promised early Wednesday to organize new elections after their takeover was swiftly condemned by the international community. In a statement carried overnight on state broadcaster ORTM, the mutinous soldiers who staged Tuesday’s military coup identified themselves as the National Committee for

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Gov Diri approaches Appeal Court to Reverse Tribunal’s Decision Which Nullified His Election

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Duoye Diri, has asked the Court of Appeal, Abuja, to set aside the majority judgment of the Bayelsa State Election Petition Tribunal which on Monday nullified the election that brought him to office. The panel had in a two-to-one judgment delivered on August 17, 2020 held that the election

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INEC speaks on nullification of Bayelsa governorship election

NAN The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it may respond to some of the issues raised by the Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal when it is availed of the full judgment of the case. The INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye, stated this in an interview

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Tribunal sacks Bayelsa governor Diri, orders fresh election

The Bayelsa State Governorship Petition Tribunal has nullified the election of Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State. The election was nullified based on a petition filed by the Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party, which argued that it was unlawfully excluded from participating in the election. Delivering judgment on Monday, the panel led by Justice Yunusa Musa ruled

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