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November, 2019

  • 20 November

    FG Postpones 2019 Abuja Carnival

    The Federal Government has announced the postponement of the 2019 Abuja Carnival tagged “Culture for Peace” which was to hold from Nov. 23 to Nov. 25. The announcement was contained in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja by the Ministry of Information and Culture. “The Federal Ministry of Information …

September, 2019

  • 10 September

    Mugabe’s Burial Postponed Indefinitely

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    The burial of the late former president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, has been postponed indefinitely. The burial was earlier scheduled to hold on Sunday in Zimbabwe but is not likely to hold again, according to ZimLive. Family members of the deceased ex-president confirmed the development to Zimlive. According to Mugabe’s nephew, Leo Mugabe, …

May, 2019

  • 16 May

    INEC Postpones Kogi, Bayelsa Guber Polls

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the Bayelsa and Kogi state governorship elections. The commission said the elections, initially scheduled to hold on November 2, will now hold on November 16. Festus Okoye, INEC director of voter education and publicity, said in a statement that the change in …

March, 2019

  • 14 March

    JAMB Postpones 2019 UTME

      The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has scheduled its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to begin on April 11. The board made this known on Wednesday in a statement by it’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin. According to Benjamin, the mock examination will hold …

February, 2019

  • 16 February

    Why INEC Can Postpone Elections – Lawyers

    2019 Election: INEC Promises Automatic Employment To Ad-hoc NYSC Members

    Some lawyers have said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has the legal power to postpone elections if it senses that the process may be hampered . INEC announced the shift of the Presidential and National Assembly polls to February 23 and Governorship and State Assembly elections to March …

  • 16 February

    CSO Kicks Against Election Postponement, Says Its Not Acceptable

    The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, a civil society organisations (CSO) working in support of credible and transparent elections, has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to conduct staggered elections. There are reports that the commission may resort to this as a result of some logistics challenges. Electoral …

October, 2018

  • 18 October

    Senate Stands Down Consideration Of Electoral Bill

    The Senate on Thursday, has stood down consideration of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, 2018, for third reading and passage, until Tuesday. The bill, which was captured on the Order Paper, was stood down at plenary for more legislative work. Ahmad Liman, the Senate Leader, who made the announcement,, said, …

March, 2018

  • 27 March

    Seirra Leone’s Supreme Court Postpones Presidential Runoff

    The Supreme Court of Sierra Leone has postponed its presidential runoff vote to Saturday, March 31. The country’s National Electoral Commission announced the postponement late Monday in an official statement. The original date was tomorrow March 21 but a High Court injunction affected the electoral body’s preparation leading to the …

November, 2017

  • 22 November

    JAMB Postpones Sale Of 2018 Application Forms

    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, on Tuesday said it has postponed the sale of its 2018 application forms for intending candidates. The Board disclosed this in a statement, signed by its Head of Media, Fabian Benjamin in Abuja. According Benjamin the sale of the application documents, which was …

October, 2017

  • 19 October

    Ed Sheeran Postpones World Tour Over Hand Injury

    Multiple award winning British singer, Ed Sheeran has cancelled the Asian leg of his Divide tour following a bicycle accident in London that left him injured on Monday. He made the announcement on Instagram, explaining that the injuries he suffered in the accident would prevent him from performing live for the time being. …

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