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INEC’s readiness for credible elections doubtful- EPF

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…Says more Nigerians likely to vote for Atiku By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – Ahead of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, a pressure group, the Eastern Peoples...

Thu Feb 21st, 2019     Read More →

FG orders closure of borders for elections

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The Federal Government has ordered the closure of the nation’s borders for Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service...

Thu Feb 21st, 2019     Read More →

Polls: INEC recruits 20,000 ad-hoc staff in Jigawa

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By Aliyu Dangida Dutse—Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Jigawa State has recruited no fewer than 9,970 ad-hoc staff for the presidential and National Assembly elections...

Thu Feb 21st, 2019     Read More →

Buhari awaits confirmation of Mbam as RMAFC Chairman, 30 others as Commissioners

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is awaiting the confirmation of Elias Mbam as the Chairman, Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC. Buhari had in a...

Thu Feb 21st, 2019     Read More →

Where are Buhari’s  12 million votes?

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President Buhari has been credited with having a bank of 12 million votes in the north. After nearly four years in office as president, the sustainability of that bank of votes is now an issue By...

Sat Feb 9th, 2019     Read More →

RMAFC: Buhari forwards 30 nominees for senate confirmation

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded to the Senate for confirmation, the names of 30 nominees as Chairman and Commissioners of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and...

Fri Feb 8th, 2019     Read More →

80 youth groups in Jigawa sndorses Buhari for 2nd term

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By Aliyu Dangida Dutse—NO fewer 80 youth groups and other organisations in Jigawa State have endorsed the candidacy of President Muhammadu Buhari, reiterating their commitment to go unit by...

Fri Feb 8th, 2019     Read More →

Woman beats boy to death for ‘stealing’ N6,500 her husband took

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By Evelyn Usman A 47-year-old woman, Mrs Joy Egeonu, has been arrested for beating her husband’s 11-year-old nephew to death, for allegedly stealing N6,500 in Agbado area of Ogun State....

Thu Feb 7th, 2019     Read More →

Police redeployment: Lagos, Oyo, Kwara, Anambra get new CP

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By Evelyn Usman LAGOS—THE Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, yesterday, ordered the posting and redeployment of senior Police officers from Assistant Inspector-General of...

Thu Feb 7th, 2019     Read More →

Unpaid pensions: NLC urges pensioners to vote against govs

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NIGERIA Labour Congress, NLC, has called on pensioners across the country to vote against any state governor still owing backlog of unpaid pension in the forthcoming general...

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →

Don decries youths declining interest in agribusiness

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A Don, Prof. Kolawole Adebayo, on Tuesday decried the declining interest in agribusiness by Nigerian youths and the migration of seasoned local farmers abroad. Adebayo, a Professor of Rural...

Tue Feb 5th, 2019     Read More →

My resolve to fight corruption unshaken – Buhari

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—Promises to continue the fight it standstill in 2nd term —swears in 27-yr Hannatu, others into ICPC board By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday...

Mon Feb 4th, 2019     Read More →

Kano Hisbah arrests 228 beggars in January

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The Kano State Hisbah Board on Monday said it had arrested 228 beggars in January 2019, for allegedly violating the law banning street begging in the state. •Beggars The Public Relations...

Mon Feb 4th, 2019     Read More →

You cannot rig this election, Nigeria is bigger than you, PDP tells Buhari, APC

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) and President Muhammadu Buhari will lose the 2019 election going by the endorsement of its presidential...

Sun Feb 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Jigawa: Why Badary deserves re-election — Information Commissioner

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Mr Bala Ibrahim is Jigawa State Commissioner for Information. He is also the Chairman, Publicity Committee of the Badaru Governorship Campaign Organization. He thinks that given the enormous work...

Sat Feb 2nd, 2019     Read More →