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Abdullahi Mukhtar

NAHCON holds workshop for hajj managers

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) will hold a one-day National Training Workshop for Hajj managers in the country on April 24.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Muhammadu Bindow cautions against abusive words

Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa has warned youths in the country to shun the use of abusive words on elders and leaders in the society.

2019: Senate minority leader writes INEC on campaigns, underage voters

The Senate Minority Leader, Biodun Olujimi, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to tackle the menace of underage voters in order to ensure the credibility of the general elections in 2019.

FIRS rakes in N12.66 billion from billionaire tax debtors

Less than a month after it commenced its substitution of accounts of recalcitrant billionaire taxpayers, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has collected N12.66 billion in tax revenue.

2019: Group engages political aspirants at Lagos summit

A group, The Ambassadors, has said people vying for political offices in the 2019 elections should seek to realise the “Nigerian Dream” through their plans for the nation.

Governor Dickson urges corps members to support INEC to achieve credible elections

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has advised intending ad hoc staff from the National Youth Service Corps to support Independent National Electoral Commission at ensuring a credible, free and fair elections come 2019.
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REC: INEC to reposition polling booths to check vote-buying

Polling booths are henceforth to be position in a way to make it difficult for people to see how voters cast their votes during elections, a Resident Electoral Commissioner announced in Awka on Monday.
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives,

Speaker Dogara: Nigeria will endure despite threat to democracy

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Yakubu Dogara, saturday said Nigeria would survive and thrive no matter the threat by those who are not comfortable with the nation’s democracy.
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Federal government bans speed boats on Lagos waters

Following the death of five persons last week in a boat accident and a series of boat mishaps on Lagos waterways, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) yesterday banned the activities of speed boats on Lagos waterways.

Fake drugs: House of Reps directs agencies to reactivate mobile authentication service

The House of Representatives has directed the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Consumer Protection Council (CPC) and the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to ensure that the Mobile Authentication Service (MAS) is reactivated and applied to all drugs purchased in the country.

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh sensitises teenagers on menstrual hygiene, reproductive health

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has called for the sensitisation of young women to enlighten them on proper care of their reproductive health and hygiene.

Enugu DisCo restrategises for effective service delivery

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) says it is re-strategising for better and effective service delivery to customers in the South East.

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Comptroller: 1,226 against 390 occupies Agodi prisons

No fewer than 1,226 inmates are presently occupying the Agodi Prisons, Ibadan. Originally, the facility was designed to accommodate 390 inmates.

Kunle Afolayan decries segregation in filmmaking in Africa

Kunle Afolanya, veteran Nigerian filmmaker says there is so much segregation in filmmaking between the Francophone and Anglophone countries in Africa.

IITA wants reduction of green house gas to mitigate climate change

Dr Saethre May-Guri, the Deputy Director-General, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)’s Research for Development, Ibadan, has emphasised the need to eliminate Green House gas to mitigate the effect of Climate Change on the African continent.
Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend has won the Premier League Goal of the Season award for his spectacular strike in a 3-2 victory away at Manchester City.

Andros Townsend wins Premier League Goal of the Season for thunderbolt against Man City

Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend has won the Premier League Goal of the Season award for his spectacular strike in a 3-2 victory away at Manchester City.
Chris Isiguzo

Tribunal rejects PDP’s plea for recounting of ballot papers in Edo

The Election Petition Tribunal in Benin has rejected the prayer by the PDP candidate in the March 9 c Federal Constituency election for the recounting of the ballot papers used for the poll.