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Charles Dokubo meets leaders of Niger Delta ex-agitators

Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, said at the weekend that though he observed distortions in the structure of the Programme on assumption of office, he has maintained zero tolerance for any form of illegality under his watch.
The immediate past governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, FCA, has cleared the air over a statement attributed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alleging that it had frozen certain accounts linked to him.

Group: Calls for Governor Ambode’s probe normal, democratic

A pro-democracy group, Lagos Peace Movement (LPM), has said that calling for investigations into the activities of past administrations, was normal, legitimate and democratic in any civilised society where true democracy is the norm.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Imo governor to pay 30,000 pensioners in September

Hope has finally come for Imo State pensioners as Governor Emeka Ihedioha has promised to pay over 30,000 of them who are documented in the biometric database for state workers.

President Buhari: Political, religious leaders fueling insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari has accused ethnic, political and religious leaders of sponsoring and inciting inter-communal and inter-religious strife and violence in the country.

Full speech of President Buhari 2019 Democracy Day celebration

All Praise is due to GOD Almighty Who spared our lives to be present at this great occasion. We give thanks also that the democratic process has been further entrenched and strengthened.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Propaganda, lies against President Buhari absurd

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described as absurd, the lies, propaganda and accusations against President Muhammadu Buhari.
Maurice Kamto

Cameroon opposition leader charged with ‘rebellion’

Cameroon opposition leader Maurice Kamto, who says he was cheated out of the presidency in elections last year, has been charged with “rebellion” and “insurrection”, one of his lawyers said Wednesday.

Lagos guber: Jimi Agbaje launches campaign

Lagos State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Jimi Agbaje, on Saturday, flagged off his campaign, with a vow to beat the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, silly at the poll.

Ibrahim Hassan: Jigawa built 287 primary health centres in three years

The Jigawa State Deputy Governor, Ibrahim Hassan, said the state government has built standard primary health centres in each of the 287 wards in the 27 local government areas of the state.

Senator Wamakko flays ex-Governor Bafarawa over alleged N13.5 billion left in Sokoto coffers

A former Governor of Sokoto State, Sen. Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, has challenged his predecessor, Alhaji Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa, to present concrete facts on the alleged N13.5 billion he (Bafarawa) claimed to have left in the coffers of the state in 2007.

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Ahmed Musa has stated Nigeria will not underrate Lesotho when they meet in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Sunday.

Ahmed Musa: Super Eagles will not take Lesotho for granted

Ahmed Musa has stated Nigeria will not underrate Lesotho when they meet in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Sunday.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said thugs intimidated voters, election observers and journalists on a scale it said would affect the integrity of the governorship election in Kogi State.

Kogi elections: Politicians engage in fake news to delegitimise INEC – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) said political parties used fake news to delegitimise Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the electoral process during Kogi governorship election.

Kogi guber: Why PDP will defeat APC – Idris Wada

Former Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State, has expressed optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
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Bayelsa guber: PDP dispatching armed thugs to intercept ward results – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted security agencies especially the military and the police of an alleged plot by leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to frustrate collation of results in Bayelsa State.
In a preliminary report released by its election analysis centre, CDD said vote buying was recorded in different parts of the state despite the enlistment of anti-graft agencies by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Kogi elections: Vote-buying, electoral violence rife despite heavy security presence – Situation Room

It said attacks on electoral observers, vote-buying and electoral violence happened despite the heavy presence of security officials.