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Ekiti guber: Observers urge National Assembly to criminalise vote-buying

Some domestic election observer groups have called for prosecution and punishment of anyone caught for vote-buying in future elections in the country.

CAS: Nigerian military doing everything to end Boko Haram attacks

Following the death of seven worshippers in a bomb explosion during morning prayers at a mosque in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State, the military said it was doing everything possible to end the reign of terror by Boko Haram terrorists.
Children at IDP Camp - NAN

Plateau local councils to arrange make-up classes for IDP camps

Education Secretaries in Plateau local governments are to organise teaching and counseling lessons for school children in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to cover grounds lost because of their displacement.

Two die as flood sacks Suleja

Two teenagers were killed and property worth several millions of naira were destroyed when flood last weekend sacked Suleja town of Niger State.

INEC trains staff ahead of 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Monday, began a five-day training programme for its personnel ahead of the 2019 elections.

Jones Erue: Thugs, not police, barricaded Delta APC secretariat

The factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Delta State, Prophet Jones Erue, has alleged that thugs, sponsored by his opponents had, last Friday, barricaded the state secretariat of the party and prevented him from performing the inauguration of the state executive committee.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs.Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita

Federal government begins renovation of federal secretariat

The Federal Government on Monday started the process of renovating abandoned and dilapidated structures located within the Federal Secretariat Complex in Abuja, through a Public Private Partnership arrangement.

Man docked over alleged extortion

The Police on Monday arraigned one Mizanbilu Salisu in a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, over alleged extortion.

Man docked for unlawful possession of ram

Tobi Olayinka, 22, on Monday appeared in Iyaganku Magistrates’ court in Ibadan for alleged unlawful possession of ram suspected to have been stolen.

UN’s top court rules UAE blockade violated Qataris’ rights

The United Nations' top court has issued a provisional ruling, saying that measures put in place by the United Arab Emirates as part of its boycott against Qatar amount to racial discrimination.

Council to outlaw importation of agricultural implements

The National Centre for Agricultural Mechanisation (NCAM) has said that it has completed arrangements to outlaw the importation of some agricultural tools into the country.

Governor Emmanuel didn’t query me over pro-Buhari rally – council chief

The chairman of Ikot Ekpene Local Government Area in Akwa Ibom State, Unyime Etim, has refuted reports that he has been queried by the state governor, Udom Emmanuel, a PDP member, over the political rally organised on Saturday in the area by the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Nigeria Airforce shows off new air assets

NAF Institute to commence degree programme in aerospace

The Commandant, Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), AVM Cletus Udeagulu, said on Monday that the institute would soon commence degree programmes in aerospace and defence engineering.

Envoy: 5,000 Nigerian doctors in South Africa

The Consul General (CG) of Nigeria in South Africa, Mr. Godwin Adama, has said there were 5,000 Nigerian Medical practitioners working in various teaching, public and private hospitals in South Africa.

2019: Kingsley Moghalu names presidential campaign team

Kingsley Moghalu, presidential aspirant of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), has appointed Abubakar Abdullahi as the chief operating officer (COO) of his 2019 presidential campaign.
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NAHCON: Only 2,700 intending pilgrims have paid hajj fare in Sokoto

The National Hajj Commission (NAHCON) has said that only 2,700 intending pilgrims from Sokoto State have so far paid their hajj fare out of the 4,000 hajj seats allocated to the state.

Imo APC elects new chairman

After series of crises that marred the congress elections of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo State, the party, on Monday, elected a new State Chairman, Mr. Daniel Nwafor, at a well attended state Congress held openly at the Imo International Convention Centre (IICC), Owerri.

Woman killed by lover after discovering condoms in her bag

A 38 years old mother of three has been allegedly killed in Benin by her lover after he found male condoms inside her hand bag.

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92 Airforce personnel graduate from ITF’s skill development training

No fewer than 92 personnel of the Nigerian Airforce on Monday graduated from Industrial Training Fund (ITF)’s Works Skills Development Programme at ITF’s Model Skills Training Centre (MSTC), Abuja.

Watch: Father Mbaka warns President Buhari, Senators of impending doom

The Spiritual Director, Adoration Ministry, Enugu Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari and members of the Federal Legislature of impending doom.
This picture taken on July 22, 2018 shows Indonesian officials standing near home appliances that were collected from inmates at the Sukamiskin jail in Bandung. Inmates at an Indonesian prison paid bribes for luxurious cells equipped with air conditioning, flat-screen televisions and private washrooms, officials said on July 23, as half a dozen jail employees were arrested in the case. / AFP PHOTO / TIMUR MATAHARI

Search on for two dozen inmates after Indonesia prison break

Indonesian authorities are searching for two dozen inmates who escaped from a prison by sawing through the iron bars of a ventilation window, police said Monday.

2019: 13 PDP guber aspirants oppose Governor Ortom’s return

Thirteen governorship aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections in Benue State, Monday opposed the return moves by Governor Samuel Ortom to their party.
INEC Election Nigeria

Ekiti guber: Observers urge National Assembly to criminalise vote-buying

Some domestic election observer groups have called for prosecution and punishment of anyone caught for vote-buying in future elections in the country.