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Buhari meets six Northern Govs in Aso Rock

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with six governors from the north and the Ekiti State Governor at the Presidential Villa,...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Boko Haram in disarray, fighters stranded without supplies – MNJTF

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The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) in Chad, says the leadership of the Boko Haram terrorists group is currently overwhelmed and in disarray. Col, Timothy Antigha, the Chief of Military...

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...

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PDP women protest gov poll result in Niger

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By Wole Mosadomi Aggrieved Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, women, yesterday, stormed Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, office along David Mark Road, Minna, Niger State to protest the...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Lagos Police Command gets New PPRO

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By Esther Onyegbula Lagos—The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu, has appointed DSP Bala Elkana as the new Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Lagos State. Zubairu...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

National development: Stakeholders emphasise need for infrastructure devt

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Stakeholders who gathered at the just- concluded maiden edition of the Nigerian Infrastructure Development Awards, NIDA, held in Lagos, have emphasised the need for rapid infrastructural...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Gov polls: El-Rufai, Ayade, Shehu, Bagudu, Bunu, Bello, Sule, others win

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…APC clears 12 states, PDP 7 …Elections inconclusive in 7 states, results awaited in three states … Tambuwal goes to court By Clifford Ndujihe, Ben Agande, Levinus Nwabughiogu,...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

Elkana takes over as new Lagos Police PRO

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The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu, has appointed DSP Bala Elkana as the new Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the State. Elkana took over from CSP Chike...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

Rivers: We are not happy that this process was aborted mid-way – Protesters

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Several thousand people on Monday protested against the suspension of governorship elections in Nigeria’s volatile Rivers state following widespread disruption to the vote, as international...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

Timi Frank Condemns militarily’s involvement in electoral process

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The former deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank has fingered the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof Yakubu Mahmood of grand...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

Rivers: Military, security agencies’ siege is breeding ground for military coup – CUPP

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – THE Coalition of United Political Parties,CUPP, Morning, said the ongoing military and security agencies’ siege on Rivers State especially at the premises of...

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Troops kill 40 Boko Haram terrorists, destroy 6 gun trucks in Niger shootout

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By Kingsley Omonobi Abuja—In continuation of Operation Yancin Tafki launched last month, troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force, MNJTF, comprising air and land components from Chad,...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

INEC declares Ayade winner of Cross River governorship election

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BY IKE UCHECHUKWU (CALABAR) Incumbent governor of Cross River State and candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Professor Ben Ayade has been declared the winner of the March 9...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

Proliferation of substandard mobile phones worries NCC

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Says approved phones listed on its website By Emmanuel Elebeke Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has reiterated its call on telecom consumers to eschew patronage and usage of counterfeit...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

Rohr defends decision to invite Onuachu, Ozornwafor to Super Eagles

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Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has defended his decision to hand maiden call-ups to striker Paul Onuachu and defender Valentine Ozornwafor for the upcoming games against Seychelles and...

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