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Rowdy session in Senate over elections

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By Henry Umoru & Emman Ovuakporie •Senators differ on plans to probe militarization of polls •As House moves to probe inconclusive elections by INEC •Says development portends...

Thu Mar 14th, 2019     Read More →

Building collapse: Please, save my child, save my child!, traumatised mother weeps

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Dozens of children were among scores of people feared trapped on Wednesday after a four-storey building collapsed in Nigeria’s economic capital Lagos, rescuers told AFP, with at least four...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

Update on school children trapped in Lagos building collapses

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At least 10 young children were trapped when a four-storey building collapsed in a densely-populated area of Lagos Wednesday, and rescuers were trying to reach them through the damaged roof. The...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

Outcry in Senate over $60billion Nigeria Debt profile

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As Senators begin Debate on N8.83 2019 budget, continues Tuesday By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE rising debt profile of Nigeria on yearly basis came to the front burner as Senators yesterday...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

IPAC condemns alleged attack on A’Ibom REC

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…Says elections were peaceful The Inter-party Advisory Council, IPAC, has condemned what it described as the concerted and malicious attack on the Akwa Ibom State Resident Electoral...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

Elections: Int’l Observers appeal to President Buhari to assent to amended Electoral Act

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Uyo – An International Election Observer group, Pan African Women (PAN) projects that monitored the General elections in Nigeria has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

Delta: My next line of action – Ogboru

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By Perez Brisibe CHIEF Great Ogboru was the All Progressives Congress, APC governorship candidate for Delta State in last Saturday’s governorship election. Having lost for the sixth time to...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

A-Ibom PDP faults APC’s allegation against Igini

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—Akwa Ibom State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has faulted the All Progressives Congress, APC, over its allegation that the Resident Electoral...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

I’m in Akwa Ibom to count ballots, not money – IGINI

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Barrister Mike Igini, the Resident Electoral Commissioner in Akwa Ibom State, has become a sort of democracy hero after reportedly standing in the way of attempts by some...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

INEC under 1999 Constitution: Election of transformation leaders

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By Afe Babalola THE 2019 general elections have come and gone. As was evident from the outset, the elections have been characterised by controversy. While some candidates and their parties have...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

Akwa Ibom: How Emmanuel made it

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By: Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo Celebrations enveloped Uyo the Akwa Ibom State capital yesterday after the declaration of Governor Udom Emmanuel as the winner of the governorship election in arguably the...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Governorship Election 2019: APC leads PDP in 22 states declared so far by INEC

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Idowu Bankole On Saturday, March 9, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), conducted Governorship election across 29 out of 36 states and state House of Assembly elections across...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Allegations against INEC by APC baseless says AILM

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Recent allegations of collusion and falsification of election results levelled against the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, by the state chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC,...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Inconclusive state polls: PDP, APC war over S-South states, Sokoto, Adamawa

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• Also in Plateau, Bauchi, Benue; APC clears 12 states, PDP 7 •PDP urges immediate release of results, accuses INEC of conniving with APC •El- rufai, Ayade, Shehu, Bunu, Bello,...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

A’Ibom APC rejects gov result, heads to tribunal

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By Harris Emmanuel Akwa Ibom State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has rejected the outcome of Saturday’s governorship and state House of Assembly polls won by Governor Udom...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →