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Benue elections: Emmanuel Jime respects INEC decision

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State and its governorship candidate, Emmanuel Jime, have aligned with the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declaring the March 9 Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Benue inconclusive in line with electoral guidelines.

Police arrest suspected killer of Oyo federal lawmaker

The Police have made a breakthrough in its investigation into the killing of a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Temitope Olatoye, popularly known as Sugar, in Ibadan, Oyo State on Saturday.
Babajide Sanwo-olu

Stakeholders: Babajide Sanwo-Olu must perform to win Lagosians’ hearts

Stakeholders in education in Lagos on Monday congratulated the state governor-elect, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and urged him to invest massively in education and infrastructure.
Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna elections: PDP threatens to reject poll results

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday threatened to reject the results of the governorship and state house of assembly elections in Kaduna State.

Minister Fashola: Governorship, state assembly choices closest to masses

The Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says people should be concerned about the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections as those levels of governments impact closest to the grassroots.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, has promised to accept the outcome of the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in the state in good faith.

Sokoto elections: I’ll accept outcome in good faith – Governor Tambuwal

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, has promised to accept the outcome of the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in the state in good faith.
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Elections: Low turnout of voters in Bauchi

There was low turnout of voters in Bauchi state as accreditation and voting process took off simultaneously in Saturday’s Governorship and State House of Assembly election amidst tight security.
The Deputy Governorship Candidate of PDP, Oluwayemisi Haleemat Busari, has lamented the low turn out of voters in the on-going Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Nigeria.

Lagos elections: Haleemat Busari laments low turn out of voters

The Deputy Governorship Candidate of PDP, Oluwayemisi Haleemat Busari, has lamented the low turn out of voters in the on-going Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Nigeria.

Elections: Security cordon thrown on South West states as voting commences

A heavy security cordon was thrown on many of the South West states as voting and accreditation in the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections got underway in the zone.
Scores of ad-hoc staff who participated in the last Presidential and National Assembly elections in Oyo state have abandoned their respective polling units in fear of violence in Ibadan North West Local Government Area.

Oyo elections: INC ad-hoc staff abandon duty over fear of violence

Scores of ad-hoc staff who participated in the last Presidential and National Assembly elections in Oyo state have abandoned their respective polling units in fear of violence in Ibadan North West Local Government Area.
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY MIKE SMITH Joint Military Task Force (JTF) spokesman Lt.Col. Onyema Nwachukwu speaks on illegal oil refineries and miltary operations to dislodge oil thieves in Bayelsa State of Niger Delta on April 9, 2013. Shell Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) had threatened to shut down production in April for nine days in the entire Nembe Trunk Line to remove a number of bunkering points on pipelines vandalised by oil thieves in the region. Since 2009, SPDC has experienced an upsurge in vandalisation of pipeline network by criminals causing severe environmental devastation and forcing the company to lose 60,000 barrels daily this year. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Elections: DHQ warns politicians against unlawful conduct

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday warned politicians against engaging in unlawful behaviour and urged them to conduct themselves within the ambit of the law in today’s Governorship and State House of Assembly elections. This is...

Rivers elections: Police deploy 15,544 personnel

The Rivers Police Command says it is deploying 15,544 police personnel for the governorship and state House of Assembly Elections for Saturday.
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Fear of voter apathy heightens in Lagos ahead guber polls

Some eligible voters in Lagos State say they may shun the March 9, governorship and state House of Assembly elections due to fear of attack by thugs, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Deputy Governor of Kebbi Alh. Samaila Yombe Dabai

Kebbi deputy governor tasks graduates on improving lives with knowledge acquired

Kebbi State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Samaila Yombe, on Wednesday charged graduates in the state to use the knowledge they have acquired in various disciplines to improve the lives of citizens.

US envoy visits Kaduna, sues for peaceful governorship election

The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, has called for peaceful gubernatorial election in Kaduna State on Saturday, March 9.
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2000 PDP members defect to APC in Kwara

No fewer than 2000 members of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state on Sunday defected to the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Nollywood actress Omotola Ekeinde contracts coronavirus

Popular actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, also known as Omosexy, has revealed that she has tested positive positive for coronavirus and is currently in isolation where she’s receiving treatment.
At least four people have been killed in clashes in Ivory Coast as hundreds took to the streets following President Alassane Ouattara's decision to run for a third term this October.

One dead in fresh Ivory Coast clashes over president’s re-election bid

At least one person was killed in clashes in Ivory Coast on Saturday in the latest violence sparked by President Alassane Ouattara’s controversial decision to run for a third term in October.

NCFront: DSS invites ex-Reps Speaker over TV interview

The Department of State Services has invited a former member of the House of Representatives, Ghali Na’aba, for questioning on Monday.
Dr Fahad AL-Taffaq, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to Nigeria, made this known in his address to commemorate the 48th National Day of the UAE on Tuesday in Abuja.

UAE donates 7.5 tonnes of medical supplies to Nigeria

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday donated 7.5 tonnes of medical supplies to the Nigerian Government to support it in its response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

Two coronavirus patients discharged in Kwara

Two patients who tested negative for the coronavirus pandemic were discharged in Kwara on Friday.