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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar outraged by invasion of Daily Trust premises

The PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, is alarmed at the military invasion of the offices of Media Trust Limited, Publishers of Daily Trust newspapers.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

I have only one house – Ibrahim Magu tells court

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, told a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja that he has only one house in Karo, Abuja.

Nigerian media and political accountability

“Only a redeemed media can redeem the nation from drowning in the turbulence of malicious misinformation and hate-mongering that is already gathering,” – Prof Ayobami Ojebode on Thursday, November 29 at the Radio Nigeria 2018 Annual Lecture in Abuja.

Bauchi journalists decry shabby treatment during President Buhari’s visit

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Bauchi Council, on Thursday decried the shabby treatment of local journalists covering the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Bauchi.

NGE condemns mace snatching incident in Senate

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) on Thursday condemned in very strong terms, the mace whisking incident in the nation’s Upper Chamber by some thugs who invaded the chamber.

NNPC: Refineries will be back to optimal capacities soon

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) would not relent in its quest to get the nation’s four refineries back to their optimal, nameplate capacities.

Benue killings: Media reports unfortunate – Presidency

The Presidency on Friday raised concerns over the media reports of the recent killings in Benue State, describing them as unfortunate.

Ex-President Obasanjo releases statement on Coalition for Nigeria

However, heeded or not, I strongly believe that Nigeria cannot continue with business as usual. So, I proffered a way out or a way forward.

New Defence spokesman urges journalists, citizens to appreciate military sacrifices

The new Acting Director, Defence Information, Brig.-Gen. John Agim, has appealed to Citizens and Journalists in particular, to appreciate and celebrate the contributions of the Armed Forces to national development.

Magu urges media to support fight against corruption

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has urged media practitioners in the country to support the fight against corruption.

NGE chief urges journalists to make career self-sustaining

President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, Mrs. Funke Egbemode, has challenged Nigerian editors to not only report, but find the enterprise aspect of making a future from their service and high professionalism.

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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.
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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.