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2020 Budget: Only 4 States are viable in Nigeria —report

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…says 92% depends on federal allocation By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja A new report released Wednesday, by a budget tracking Civil Society Organisation, Budget, indicated that only four...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

INEC decries low number of women occupying elective office

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….It has nothing to with the law, religion—former Minister By Chris Ochayi The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Wednesday, decried the low number of women seeking for...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Why INEC uses military during elections ― Jega

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As Oshiomhole, Igiebor clash over Obasanjo at democracy talk shop By Dirisu Yakubu Immediate past chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega,...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

INEC to conduct Katsina Assembly bye-election on Nov. 30

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has slated by-election for Sabuwan constituency in Katsina state House of Assembly for Nov. 30, 2019. INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

NEITI Wants N1.5bn To Audit Oil & Gas Sector in 2020

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…as Reps Pledge Support For Agency By Tordue Salem – Abuja The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Tuesday presented a budget proposal of N1.5billion for...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

APC not ready for free , fair poll — Diri

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Meanwhile, Senator Douye Diri, has again raised the alarm that the APC is not ready for a peaceful election in the state. Senator Diri said the recent activities of the opposition party and their...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

APC seeks EFCC probe on alleged plan to sell Bayelsa oil field

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate an alleged plan by Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa to sell Atala Marginal Field (OML...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria won’t meet UN SDG 2030 health target unless – Prof. Soludo

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Says poor nutrition, hygiene, religious beliefs major factors for decreasing life expectancy Thousands ‘re dying due to patronage of miracle,magical healing centres,he adds By Joseph...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

INEC to deploy 10,063 ad hoc staff for Bayelsa poll

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Tuesday it plans to use 10,063 ad hoc staff for the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa. INEC National Chairman, Prof....

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Kogi PDP: It’s fallacy describing crises as family affairs ― Abubakar Idris

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By Boluwaji Obahopo – Lokoja A governorship aspirant under the PDP in Kogi State, Abubakar Idris has described as a fallacy the family colouration the PDP is painting the crises rocking the...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

APC not ready for peaceful election in Bayelsa – Diri

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Samuel Oyadongha and Emem Idio The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 16 election in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, said on Tuesday the All...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa Guber: Alamieyeseigha’s kinsmen, royal fathers back PDP candidate

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By Samuel Oyadongha – Yenagoa Over 1,000 kinsmen of the first civilian governor of Bayelsa State, late Chief DSP Alamieyeseigha in Amassoma community on Monday threw their weight behind the...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

NAF jets kill many terrorists at Bukar Meram in Borno

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By Joseph Erunke – Abuja The Nigerian Air Force, Tuesday, said its Air Task Force, ATF of Operation Lafiya Dole has again, killed many Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP fighters...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity: Military launches Exercise Crocodile Smile IV to tackle criminalities in S/W

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…Canvasses special tribunal to prosecute suspects By Evelyn Usman The Nigerian Army, yesterday in Lagos, flagged off Operation Crocodile Smile IV, with a vow to smoke out kidnappers,...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa poll: APC flags off campaign, promises better deal for the people

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…Oshiomhole lambasts Dickson, describes airport as ‘White elephant project’ By Samuel Oyadongha & Emem Idio, Yenegoa The All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday flagged...

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