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NSCDC deploys 13,311 officers, 60 dogs

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has disclosed that it deployed 13, 311 personnel and 60 sniffer dogs ahead of the Edo State governorship election to check electoral violence...

Fri Sep 18th, 2020     Read More →

Online petition for EU, UK travel ban on El-Rufai nears 25,000 signatures target

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An online petition calling on the United Kingdom and the European Union to place a travel ban on Kaduna State governor Nasir El-rufai has passed 22,000 signatures of the targetted 25,000...

Thu Sep 17th, 2020     Read More →

UK to seize assets, impose visa ban on election riggers in Edo, Ondo

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The United Kingdom has threatened to seize assets and impose visa restriction on individuals that are caught rigging during the Edo and Ondo State governorship elections. “As a friend and...

Wed Sep 16th, 2020     Read More →

We will win on Saturday, Obaseki declares

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has declared that with the support of Edo people and endorsements by over 100 groups in the state, he was certain of victory in Saturday’s governorship...

Wed Sep 16th, 2020     Read More →

Adeniyi: We removed Akintoye because he cannot lead Yoruba anywhere

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Akogun Tola Adeniyi is a media guru and one of the founders of Yoruba World Congress (YWC). In this interview, he spoke with MUYIWA ADEYEMI (Head, South West) on the infiltrations of politicians...

Tue Sep 15th, 2020     Read More →

US hit election riggers in Nigeria with visa ban

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The United States on Monday said it has imposed visa restriction on some individuals who are responsible for rigging during the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections in Nigeria. “In July...

Mon Sep 14th, 2020     Read More →

Yiaga Africa trains 543 observers for guber poll

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Governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Osagie Ize-Iyamu (left), and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Governor Godwin Obaseki during their debate ahead of...

Mon Sep 14th, 2020     Read More →

Igali rolls out plans for sports development in Bayelsa

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Bayelsa State’s Commissioner of Sports and Youth Development, Daniel Igali, has disclosed plans to revive the citizen’s interest in sports. This, he said, he would do by ensuring the...

Mon Sep 14th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC reports 160 new infections, 2 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 160 new infections of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the nation’s confirmed cases to 56,177. The NCDC made this known on its...

Sun Sep 13th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 197 new infections, 5 more deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 197 new cases of COVID-19, with five deaths recorded in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on...

Fri Sep 11th, 2020     Read More →

Edo people are waiting to punish Obaseki, PDP on September 19

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It is governance, because of the disappointment Edo people witnessed in the hands of Governor Godwin Obaseki. Leaders of APC in the state worked hard to ensure the election went to Obaseki four...

Fri Sep 11th, 2020     Read More →

FG tackles Atiku on fuel price increase after subsidy removal

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Minister of state petroleum resources, Mr Tmipre Sylva has faulted the former vice president Atiku Abubakar over his comments against the removal of fuel subsidy. Sylva, who spoke to reporters in...

Thu Sep 10th, 2020     Read More →

NIMASA key in stopping Nigeria’s oil dependence – Diri

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Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Duoye Diri, has revealed that the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is key in efforts to wean Nigeria from its dependence on crude...

Wed Sep 9th, 2020     Read More →

My Mercedes is bigger than yours - Part 2

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Nigeria’s logo. Photo; TWITTER/NIGERIAGOVContinued from yesterday The steel mill became a cesspool of corruption for many decades. Each government came, made false promises, pumped dollars...

Tue Sep 8th, 2020     Read More →

Some judges no longer in control of their court these days, says Fagbohun

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With the emergence of COVID-19 and the approval of the use of virtual court hearing by the Supreme Court, the need for justice sector reform has become more imperative. A professor of...

Tue Sep 8th, 2020     Read More →