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Kaduna PDP appoints CAN chairman into campaign council

The Peoples Democratic Party has named an official of the Christian Association of Nigeria, John Hayab, as a director in its Kaduna State campaign council for the forthcoming elections.

INEC: 177,183 PVCs still uncollected in Gombe

Gombe State office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that as at this Sunday, a total of 176,183 Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) out of the 280,508 printed by Commission have remained uncollected by the owners barely one month to the 2019 general elections.
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US: ISWAP, Boko Haram planning major attacks during elections

The United States Government has revealed the plan of Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) and Boko Haram to disrupt the 2019 general election from holding successfully, citing increased propaganda videos specifically directed at Nigeria and the ongoing civil unrest in Borno State.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

VP Osinbajo in closed-door meeting with Christian leaders in Benin

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday in Benin held a closed door meeting with Christian leaders upon his arrival to inaugurate the Trader Moni scheme and other engagements in the state.

Egypt want Nations Cup to start a day earlier

African Cup of Nations hosts Egypt want to start the tournament a day earlier than scheduled so fans can take full advantage over the opening weekend, the African Football Federation told AFP on Friday.

Election: CAN endorses Governor Ayade, donates N1.2 million to campaign

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Muslim Community yesterday endorsed Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State for the March 2, 2019 governorship election in the state.

Governor Ortom: No cattle routes in Benue

He said the president’s overall performance was shameful and a confirmation of what his wife stated that having lost control, a cabal had taken charge.

INEC: 209,721 PVCs yet to be collected in Cross River

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 209,721 Permanent Voter’s Card (PVCs) have yet to be collected in Cross River ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Governor Ortom: President Buhari’s performance on NTA live programme shameful

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Thursday described President Muhammadu Buhari’s overall performance during the live programme on NTA on Wednesday night as shameful and a confirmation that he had lost control to the cabals in his government.

Governor el-Rufai: Even if Pope is my running mate, most Christians won’t vote for...

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State says he is aware that 67 per cent of Christians in southern Kaduna will not vote for him in the governorship election even if he picks the Pope as his running mate.

CAN advises politicians not to set Nigeria on fire

The President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle, has advised politicians to avoid utterances and actions, which are capable of disturbing the nation’s peace.

INEC delivers 4, 637 ballot boxes in Edo

The Edo State office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it has taken delivery of 4, 637 ballot boxes ahead of the forthcoming general election.

INEC urges religious leaders to preach against electoral violence

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged religious leaders in Delta to advise their followers to shun violence and other irregularities during the 2019 general election in the state.
President Buhari receives delegation from Borno State in State House on 7th Jan 2019-3

Boko Haram: Borno elders want 800 CJTF recruited soldiers depployed to Borno

The above request, it was gathered, was part of the 10 requests, sealed and submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari, last Monday, when the elders, led by Governor Kashim Shettima, met behind closed doors with the president.
Magnus Atilade

President Buhari mourns Archbishop Atilade

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Archbishop Magnus Atilade.
Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic, Simona Halep named top seeds in Australian Open

World number ones Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep were named top seeds on Thursday for next week’s Australian Open, with 23-time major winner Serena Williams lurking at 16 on the women’s side.

Elections: INEC to meet stakeholders in Plateau

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it would meet with traditional rulers and religious leaders in Plateau towards a free, fair and credible elections.

INEC delivers fresh 25,777 PVCs in Plateau

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it has taken fresh delivery of 25,777 Permanent Voters Cards (PVC) in Plateau, bringing the total number of unclaimed PVCs in the state to 334,707.

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James Hope College records remarkable 100% scores in IGCSE results

James Hope College is one of the educational initiatives under the Jim Ovia Foundation, which offers its students world-class education at a subsidized rate. James Hope College is also supported by an endowment fund and currently has 40% of its students on full scholarship.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

NBA asks President Buhari to stop Justice Onnoghen’s trial, follow due process,

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has demanded an end to the trial of Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen.
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President Buhari promises youths ministerial slots if re-elected

Tony Nwoye, Director of Youth Mobilisation, All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, says youths will be heads of Ministries and Parastatals if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected.
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Election: General Olonisakin reiterates military’s neutrality

The Chief of Defence Staff, Lt.-Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday in Abuja reaffirmed military’s commitment to neutrality in the forthcoming general elections in the country.

Court of Appeal fixes date to entertain Justice Onnoghen’s appeal against trial

The Court of Appeal Abuja on Monday fixed January 24 to hear a notice of appeal seeking to restrain the trial of the Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.