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Imo elections: 20 parties urges INEC to withhold Emeka Iheodioha’s Certificate of Return

Twenty political parties on Wednesday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withhold the Certificate of Return of the Imo state governor-elect Emeka Ihedioha.
Atiku Abubakar

INEC: Why Atiku Abubakar is yet to inspect election materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has promised to comply with the order of the court to allow the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, inspect materials used for the presidential election after “due process has been followed”.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Court fixes March 1 to decide Governor Bindow’s alleged certificate forgery case

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Apo, has fixed March 1 to deliver judgment in a suit alleging that Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa State, submitted forged certificates to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

119 child soldiers released to families in South Sudan

Nearly 120 children were released from an armed group in South Sudan on Monday, bringing the total number of children released to 3 100.

Federal government withdraws registration certificate of labour union

The Federal Government has withdrawn the certificate of registration issued to Agricultural and Allied Employees Union of Nigeria (AAEUN) following leadership tussle with sister union, Agriculture and Allied Workers Union (AAWUN).

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde gets special recognition in Los Angeles

A popular Nigerian actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has received special recognition at the first ‘Blacks in Cinema’ presentation in Los Angeles.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

Court fixes date for hearing of suit seeking President Buhari’s disqualification in presidential poll

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Thursday, adjourned till February 7, 2019, for hearing on the suit seeking the disqualification of President Muhummadu Buhari in the February 16 presidential election.

ASUU members absent as FUT Minna begins 28th convocation activities

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Federal University of Technology, Minna branch were conspicuously absent as the institution began its graduation activities on Friday.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Elections: Judge withdraws from certificate case against Governor Bindow

Justice Abdulaziz Anka of the Federal High Court Yola, says he could not continue with the case of alleged certificate forgery, assigned to heard against Gov. Mohammed Bindow for personal reasons.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Elections: Court fixes hearing in suit seeking to disqualify President Buhari

A Federal High Court Abuja has fixed January 21 to hear a suit seeking to disqualify President Muhammadu Buhari from contesting the 2019 general elections.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Umar Duhu faults Babachir Lawal on Adamawa electoral prediction

Umar Duhu, an All Progressive Congress (APC), chieftain and former Vice chairman for North-East has faulted Ex-SGF Babachir Lawal, for alluding that the victory of the party will go to the opposition in the fourth next election in Adamawa state.

Federal government introduces e-yellow card, old card invalid April 1

The federal government has introduced electronic yellow card for international travellers out of the country. This will replace the old card with effect from April 1 this year.

Police nab four kidnap suspects, destroy 4,960 parcels of cannabis in Borno

The Police in Borno have arrested four suspected kidnappers and rescued one victim at Tuga village in Damboa Local Government Area of the state.

UNILAG introduces more entrepreneurship programmes for students

The University of Lagos on Saturday said that its students were on course in changing the narrative of university education in the country through its various entrepreneurship programmes.
Louis Edozien

Group asks permanent secretary to resign over alleged non-participation in NYSC

The Incorporated Trustees of Center for Pursuit of Legal and Constitutional Rights‎ has threatened to commence legal action against the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Power Works and Housing, Mr. Louis Edozien, if he refused to resign his appointment over his alleged non- participation in the one year compulsory National Youth Service Scheme (NYSC) after graduation.

Police opens investigation against federal lawmaker for alleged forgery

The police have opened investigation into the case of forgery against a member of the House of Representatives, Lawal Idris.

Godwin Emefiele: Nigeria tops African countries remittances inflows

Mr Godwin Emefiele, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, says Nigeria tops other African countries in remittances of inflows and is among the top five globally.
Buhari Campaign Organisation BCO

BCO: PDP not ready for issue-based campaign

As President Muhammadu Buhari’s certificate continued to generate controversy, his campaign organisation, under the aegis of Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) has lashed out at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for insisting that the President has no school certificate.

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Anambra agency targets N500 million revenue for 2019

Chief Jude Emecheta, Managing Director of Anambra State Advertising Agency (ANSAA), says the agency is targeting revenue generation of about N500 million for 2019.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

FCT elections: APC wins Kwali chairmanship supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Danladi Chiya, winner of the supplementary poll for Kwali Area Council, FCT.
Police in Morocco's capital Rabat has used water cannons to disperse thousands of young teachers protesting for better work conditions.

Police use water cannons against teachers’ protest in Morocco

Police in Morocco's capital Rabat has used water cannons to disperse thousands of young teachers protesting for better work conditions.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

CDD: Vote buying, violence marred supplementary polls

The Centre for Democracy and Development’s (CDD) Election Analysis Centre (EAC) has said that despite repeated assurances from the authorities, Saturday’s supplementary elections in parts of the country were marred by attacks against journalists, observers and voters apart from widespread vote buying and selling.

Taraba elections: PDP wins Ussa supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the PDP Candidate Timothy Anderifun, Winner of the just concluded supplementary state constituency rerun election in Ussa local government area of Taraba state.