2023 election: INEC to end voter registration July 31, extends for 2 weeks

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said it will end Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) for the 2023 election on July 31. INEC national commissioner Festus Okoye in a statement said the commission’s extension of voter registration to mid-July…

*Jumbo pay: Court bars National Assembly from fixing members’ allowances (Punch)*Governorship candidates’ forum hails Sanwo-Olu’s milestones (Guardian)

Jumbo pay: Court bars National Assembly from fixing members’ allowances (Punch)  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos says it is illegal for the National Assembly to fix its own allowances. In what is being described as a landmark judgment,…

SERAP writes Lawan, Gbajabiamila, seeks probe of ‘missing N4.4bn NASS funds’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President Dr Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of House of Representatives Mr Femi Gbajabiamila to “use their good offices to urgently probe and refer to appropriate anti-corruption agencies allegations that N4.4…

*N-Power beneficiaries protest in Lagos (Guardian) *Obey judgment stopping compulsory blood donation, SERAP tells Sanwo-Olu (Punch)

N-Power beneficiaries protest in Lagos (Guardian) Some beneficiaries of the Nigerian government empowerment programme N-Power on Tuesday protested at the Lagos Television, Alausa, Lagos State. The aggrieved beneficiaries accused the Lagos State Government of ignoring them in its recruitment processes.…

*Tanker fire explosion causes heavy gridlock on Lagos-Ibadan expressway (Guardian) *3 jailed for stoning policemen in Lagos (Nation)

Tanker fire explosion causes heavy gridlock on Lagos-Ibadan expressway (Guardian) A large number of motorists and commuters were yesterday night held up in a gridlock caused by petroleum tanker explosion near the Kara Bridge, outward the Lagos end of the…

*LASG demolishes school, proprietor demands compensation (Punch) *Again, Petroleum tanker spills content at Otedola bridge (DailyTrust)

LASG demolishes school, proprietor demands compensation (Punch) The Proprietor of the Queen Diana International School, Samuel Kanu, has been distraught after the Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development demolished his school. PUNCH Metro gathered that the school,…

Amnesty International, Ezekwesili, SERAP, condemn AIT shutdown (Punch)

Rights groups including Amnesty International and Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project as well as a former Minister of Education, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili, have slammed the Federal Government for shutting down the Africa Independent Television and Raypower 100.5FM. Daar Communications, owned…

SERAP demands names of fraudulent power projects contractors (Guardian)

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has been asked to provide the names and details of contractors that allegedly collected money for electricity projects but failed to execute them, from 1999 to 2018. The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability…

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