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Amnesty urges FG to investigate alleged case of political thuggery in Kano supplementary election

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Amnesty International has urged Federal Government to investigate alleged cases of political thuggery and violence on journalists and electorate during the supplementary election conducted in Kano...

Wed Mar 27th, 2019     Read More →

Supreme Court judge, Bage, emerges Emir of Lafia

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By David Odama LAFIA—Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State and the Council of Chiefs in the state have approved the selection of a Supreme Court Judge, Justice Sidi Dauda Bage, as the...

Wed Mar 27th, 2019     Read More →

VAT increment will slow down Nigeria economy — ACTIONAID

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By Boluwaji Obahopo & Ezra Ukanwa Actionaid Nigeria has called on the Federal Government to forget the idea of increasing Value Added Tax, VAT, warning that it will slow down the economy,...

Wed Mar 27th, 2019     Read More →

War over NASS leadership as Ndume, PDP blast Oshiomhole

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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Henry Umoru, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Dirisu Yakubu and Ezra Ukanwa •Choice of Lawan, Gbajabiamila shocking, unconstitutional, says Ali Ndume •Lawan,...

Wed Mar 27th, 2019     Read More →

Justice Bage emerges as new Emir of Lafia

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By David Odama LAFIA – THE Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura and the council of chiefs in Nasarawa state have approved the selection of a supreme Court judge, Justice Sidi Dauda...

Tue Mar 26th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: We will not accept new date for Adamawa Guber supplementary election – APC

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa has rejected the new date, March 28, fixed by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) for the supplementary Governorship election in the...

Tue Mar 26th, 2019     Read More →

I’ll not approach election petition tribunal — Yobe PDP gov’ship candidate

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Amb. Iliya Damagum, Yobe governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday, said he would not challenge the results of the election at the petition tribunal. Iliya...

Tue Mar 26th, 2019     Read More →

Report of killings in Kano ‘lies’ – Kano Government

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The Kano State Government on Tuesday dismissed reports that killings were perpetrated during the March 23 re-run Governorship Election in the state. The government, therefore, challenged those...

Tue Mar 26th, 2019     Read More →

Re-run: Kano State Govt. denies reports of killings, protests

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The Kano State Government on Tuesday dismissed reports that killings were perpetrated during the March 23 re-run Governorship Election in the state. The government, therefore, challenged those...

Tue Mar 26th, 2019     Read More →

Vote-buying, interference prevalent in re-run elections — EU Observers

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By Victoria Ojeme European Union Election Observation Mission, yesterday, said it witnessed increased interference by party agents and cases of vote-buying in the re-run election. European Union...

Tue Mar 26th, 2019     Read More →

Herdsmen attack leaves two dead, houses burnt in Nasarawa

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By David Odama LAFIA – NO fewer than two people are feared dead while houses and other properties have been allegedly destroyed in a attacks suspected to have been carried out by herdsmen in...

Mon Mar 25th, 2019     Read More →

WAEC to distribute branded student tables, chairs to selected schools

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Lagos – The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) is set to distribute 1050 branded student chairs and tables to selected schools across the country. WASSEC candidate The council’s...

Mon Mar 25th, 2019     Read More →

Nasarawa Govt urges students to shun cultism, other negative acts

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The Nasarawa State Government has urged its students in various institutions to be good ambassadors of the state by shunning all negative acts capable of affecting their future. Mr Clement Uhembe,...

Mon Mar 25th, 2019     Read More →

Police rescue 5-year-old girl kidnapped in Warri

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** She was rescued from her abductors in Lafia, Nasarawa State. Police operatives from Force headquarters, Abuja have rescued a five (5) year old girl, Aisha Ibrahim who was kidnapped on 16th...

Mon Mar 25th, 2019     Read More →

‘Saraki’s group plots to influence emergence of new Senate leadership’

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As plans unsettle APC Senate caucus By Henry Umoru ABUJA—AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th Senate, there are allegations that Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, is already putting in...

Mon Mar 25th, 2019     Read More →