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Presidential election: Buhari wins Sokoto

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With two more local government results to be declared, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressive Party, APC, has won the presidential election held Weekend in Sokoto state , having won in...

Mon Feb 25th, 2019     Read More →

Wamakko in early , on his way back to Senate

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By Jimoh Babatunde Former Sokoto state Governor, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, of the All Progressive Congress, APC, seems to be on his way back to the National Assembly to represent Sokoto North...

Mon Feb 25th, 2019     Read More →

Situation Room knocks INEC, says 2019 polls a step back

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….calls for independent inquiry into lapses, violence By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has called for an independent inquiry into what it termed...

Mon Feb 25th, 2019     Read More →

Reign of highway kidnappers

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FOR some time now, highway brigandage has changed from the snatching of goods and money from travellers to the abduction or kidnap (for ransom) of the travellers themselves. Kidnapping which is an...

Mon Feb 25th, 2019     Read More →

President Buhari in early lead in Sokoto

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By Jimoh Babatunde President Muhammadu Buhari seems to be coasting home to victory in Sokoto state from the results of 13 local government areas released so far from the 23 local government areas...

Mon Feb 25th, 2019     Read More →

Human rights group hails security agencies over conduct of polls

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.Reveals what happened in Rivers, Lagos, other The Coalition of Civil Society Organizations on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution has spoken on the role of security agencies in the...

Mon Feb 25th, 2019     Read More →

General elections: INEC pledges speedy collation of results, declaration of winners

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday said it was doing everything possible to ensure the speedy collation of results and declaration of winners for Feb. 23 Presidential...

Sun Feb 24th, 2019     Read More →

Updated: Results from polling units

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As voting ended yesterday, the Independent and National Electoral Commission, INEC, swooped into action by collating and announcing polling units results from different parts of the...

Sun Feb 24th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Thugs storm INEC office, burn ballot boxes

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Alleged political thugs, Sunday stormed the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Oriade local government area, Osun state, and set all the ballot boxes on...

Sun Feb 24th, 2019     Read More →

Restructuring promoters are misguided, Obasanjo has no respect for his age — Masari

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•‘Why Katsina as President’s home state has received no extra favours from Buhari’ Governor Aminu Bello Masari, in this interview, bares his mind on issues bordering on...

Sun Feb 24th, 2019     Read More →

Election: Gunmen kill APC ward Chairman in Zamfara

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Gusau – The All Progressives Congress (APC) Ward Chairman of Yandoton Daji in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara, Alhaji Yusuf Yahaya, has been killed by unidentified gunmen. The police...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Buratai, please, don’t be brutal! 

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By Sufuyan Ojeifo The military is a disciplined institution with a command structure that brooks no disrespect for constituted authorities. Hence the tendency by the Chief of Army Staff,...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

BUHARI Vs ATIKU: How they may win

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By Dirisu Yakubu Abia Abia state, South-East Nigeria is a stronghold of the PDP. With Governor Okezie Ikpeazu seeking a fresh four years mandate, the odds are clearly in Atiku’s...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Polls: EFCC lays ambush for hard currencies in major border towns

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Warns of voodoo currency in circulation By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor ABUJA—Apparently acting on intelligence that some politicians have resorted to ferrying hard currencies into...

Fri Feb 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Presidential poll: EFCC lays ambush for hard currencies in major border towns

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…Warns of voodoo currency in circulation Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor Apparently acting on intelligence that influential and powerful politicians have resorted to ferrying hard...

Thu Feb 21st, 2019     Read More →