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Boko Haram: 400,000 Borno IDPs to vote in eight camps

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has designated eight camps for over 400,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) to exercise their franchise in the forthcoming elections in Borno State.

Festus Keyamo tackles opposition over Muhammadu Buhari’s certificate

Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN, the spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari campaign Organisation, has described those claiming that WAEC forged its document as dumb.

Poor turnout of voters, confusion as Plateau holds LG elections

A poor turnout of voters has been observed in most polling units in Plateau as the state holds elections into its local government councils.

Communal clashes leave 73 people dead in Taraba

No fewer than 73 persons were confirmed dead and about 50 villages burnt following a renewed violence between the Hausa-Fulani and Yandang communities in Lau Local Government Area of Taraba state.

Lagos to hold U-15 Deaf Sports School Games

The Lagos State Sports Commission has concluded all arrangements to stage the Under-15 Deaf Sports School Games.

Police arrest three for killing man at APC congress in Lagos

The police in Lagos, on Saturday, said three persons have been arrested over their alleged involvement in the killing of one man during the APC LG congress in Agege.

Commotion in Ifako-Ijaiye, Agege as APC holds local government congresses in Lagos

The All Progressives Congress (APC) congress in Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area of Lagos State on Saturday ended abruptly as delegates rowdily disagreed on the election of some candidates.

NNPC chief urges parents to allow theirs daughters study engineering courses

Dr Makanti Baru, the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) , has advised parents to encourage their daughters to take up careers in engineering.

Constituents attack House of Representatives member in Taraba

A member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Garba Hamman Julde, representing Bali-Gassol federal constituency of Taraba State narrowly escaped being lynched at the weekend by his constituents at Bali, the constituency headquarters.

2019: Senator Useni expresses desire to be Plateau governor

Senator representing Plateau South District in the National Assembly, Lt. Gen. Jeremiah Useni (rtd), has expressed his desire to govern Plateau State.

Parents release list of abducted Dapchi schoolgirls

Parents of the girls kidnapped on Monday from Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi, in Yobe State, at the weekend submitted to the school authorities the identities of 105 schoolgirls that remained unaccounted-for after Monday’s raid on the school by gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram.

ASUU donates relief materials to victims of gunmen attacks in Taraba

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Saturday, donated relief materials to victims of Jan. 5, suspected gunmen attacks in Katibu, Lau Local Government Area (LGA), Taraba.

Benue govt procures N100m relief materials for IDPs

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue said the State Government had procured N100 million relief materials for immediate distribution to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in five camps in Guma and Logo Local Government Areas of the state.

Anambra Central: Collation of votes in progress

Voting ended with collation in progress in Anambra Central Senatorial re-run election on Saturday in areas where voting and accreditation commenced at 8am.

NOA chief Mato Yakubu expresses concern over drug abuse among youths

Alhaji Mato Yakubu, State Director, National Orientation Agency (NOA) has decried the high level of indiscipline and drug abuse among youths, especially secondary school students.

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