Michael Oche

NDDC’s Director Of Finance Dies Amid National Assembly Probe

The acting Director of Finance and Accounts of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC), Chief Ibanga Bassey Etang, is dead. The cause of his death is yet to be determined as at time if filling this report. But his death comes amid probe of the Commission by the National Assembly  IVOTESNG gathered that Chief Etang […]Read More

INEC Wins As Court Declares Deregistration Of 74 Political Parties

The Federal High Court in Abuja has affirmed the Power of the Independent National Electoral Commission to deregister political parties which failed to comply with the provisions of the law particularly Section 225 A of the 1999 Constitution as amended.  Justice Taiwo O. Taiwo in a landmark judgment delivered in the Suit filed by the […]Read More

Akinwumi Adesina To Step Down As AFDB Succumbs To US’

The board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has agreed for an independent investigation of Akinwumi Adesina, its president. Sources familiar with the issue say Adesina may be required to step back from the role until the investigation is concluded. This comes after Steven Mnuchin, US treasury secretary, rejected the investigation and report of the […]Read More

INEC Not Conducting Electronic Voting 2021

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it is not true, as insinuated by a section of the media, that the Commission has decided to implement electronic voting from 2021. In a statement on his Twitter handle, chief press secretary to INEC, Rotimi Oyekanmi said what is contained on Page 12 of the “Policy on […]Read More

I Faked My Death On Facebook To Avoid My Mother

A teenage girl, Margaret Ikumu, 19, of Oni community in Oju Local Government Area of Benue, has faked her own death on social media to avoid financial pressure from her mother. A statement signed by DSP Bala Elkana, the Police Public Relations Officer in Lagos State, made this known on Sunday. Elkana said that Ikumu, […]Read More

INEC Releases Policy For Ondo, Edo Guber, 9 Bye- elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC on Thursday released a policy for the conduct of the Ondo, Edo and nine bye-elections in the country. A statement issued by the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, after their meeting last night, said in view of the end of tenure governorship elections […]Read More

NEC Sets Up Committee For Reopening Of Economy

The National Economic Council ( NEC) has set up a lean committee of seven to work with the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on how to effectively and efficiently reopen the economy after the lockdowns and shutdowns across the country. NEC also has resolved to ensure a more effective synergy between the Federal Government and […]Read More

FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 May, 2020 as public holidays to mark 2020 Eid-el-Fitr celebration. The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government,  through a statement by the Director Press and Public Relations of the Ministry, Mr Mohammed Manga, on Thursday in […]Read More

Buhari signs Executive Order on voluntary overseas asset declaration

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2018 Amended Executive Order 008 on Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme (VOARS). Dr Umar Gwandu, Special Assistant to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice on Media and Public Relations disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja. “As a result of stakeholders input and need to strengthen […]Read More