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Presidential/N’Assembly Polls: What we saw

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by Situation Room The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, in its third interim statement on the February 23 presidential/National Assembly polls, made some observations on the polls based on...

Sun Mar 10th, 2019     Read More →

Tomrrow’s election: Politicians dig in for survival, turn states to battlegrounds

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Dapo Akinrefon, Vincent Ujumadu, Demola Akinyemi, Joseph Erunke, Rotimi Ojomoyela, Umar Yusuf, Ike Uchechukwu, Chinonso Alozie, Harris-Okon Emmanuel & Boluwaji...

Fri Mar 8th, 2019     Read More →

Allow peaceful elections, Abdulsalami, Kukah beg Imo politicians

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Owerri—The chairman of National Peace Committee, NPC, Abdulsalami Abubakar yesterday pleaded with Imo people to conduct themselves in a way that would ensure free and fair election ahead of...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

Housewife who allegedly set husband ablaze to know fate May 30

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Abuja – Amina Dauda, a housewife accused of killing her husband, Mohammed Matazu, a former reporter with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Kaduna, by setting him ablaze, to...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

PDP alleges mass arrest of members in Niger Delta states

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Wednesday night decried what it described as the the on-going mass arrest and detention of its leaders and members in South South states...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →

Oil marketers cheat Nigerians by N198,500 per truck of product sold — Official

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Abuja – Mr Mohammed Sidi, Director, Weights and Measures Department, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, says that oil dealers have been cheating Nigerians of N198,500 per...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →

Governorship Polls: Steer clear of Niger Delta, PDP warns Buhari, APC

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…Says Nigerians still angry over the outcome of Presidential election By Dirisu Yakubu Ahead of Saturday’s governorship and state assembly elections, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →

Elections: Police deploy 7 DIGs, 10 AIGs others

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Abuja – The acting Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has deployed Seven Deputy Inspectors-General of Police (DIGs) to the six geo-political zones across the Country. Some...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →

March 9: Steer clear of Niger Delta, PDP cautions Buhari, APC

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cautions President Muhammadu Buhari and his prowling All Progressives Congress (APC) to steer clear of all PDP strongholds, particularly the Niger Delta region,...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →

Abdulsalam, Kuka, beg Imolites for peaceful elections

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By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri The chairman of National Peace Committee, NPC, Abdulsalam Abubakar, yesterday pleaded with Imo people to conduct themselves in a way that would ensure free and fair...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →

Women storm INEC headquarters, fault military involvement in elections

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By Dirisu Yakubu Ahead of the March 9 Governorship and State Assembly elections, women groups on Wednesday kicked against the continued deployment of military personnel for election duties. Biafra...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →

Women storm INEC headquarters, fault military involvement in elections

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA- Ahead of the March 9 Governorship and State Assembly elections, women groups on Wednesday kicked against the continued deployment of military personnel for election...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →

Bandits kill 30 in Zamfara – police, witnesses

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At least 30 people have been killed by armed bandits who raided a village in northwest Nigeria, police and residents said Tuesday. President Buhari interacting with troops deployed to curb the...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →

You’re destined by God to win second term, Sultan, Ooni, others tell Buhari

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar; the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, and traditional rulers in the country, yesterday, described...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →

I‘ll go to Daura and settle down after my second term– Buhari

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By Nwafor Sunday President Muhammadu Buhari, has promised to return to Daura, after his second term. Buhari said he would settle down in his home town when he finishes his second term. Buhari He...

Tue Mar 5th, 2019     Read More →