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Governor Sani Bello lauds military support to internal security

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger state on Saturday applauded the military in complementing the efforts of the police and the civil defence corps in securing lives and property in the state.
Sagir Musa

Minor shake up as Nigerian Army appoints new GOC, commanders, others

The Nigerian Army has announced the appointment of a new General Officer Commanding (GOC), and redeployment of several commanders to boost its operational efficiency and effectiveness.
Sagir Musa

Nigerian Army redeploys senior officers

Those affected by the latest posting are; Maj.-Gen. E.C.N. OBI, who moves to the Defence Headquarters as Chief of Defence Standard and Evaluation.

Nigerian Army parades 11 NYSC members, 43 others over alleged electoral fraud

Eleven National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, members have been paraded in Rivers state for allegedly committing various electoral offences during last weekend’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.

Nigerian Army warns fraudsters on recruitment exercise

The Nigerian Army on Thursday warned fraudsters against using its recruitment exercise to defraud Nigerians, saying those caught would face the full wrath of the law.

PDP kicks as INEC declares APC winner of Kiru/Bebeji federal constituency

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has returned Alhaji Abdumumuni Jibrin Kofa as the winner of the National Assembly election for Kiru/Bebeji federal constituency amid controversy.

REC: 1.94 million PVCs collected in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Mike Igini, has said that the number of collected Permanent Voters’ Card (PVCs) in the state as at the close of the exercise stood at 1.94 million.
Kayode Alabi

Drama as Kwara APC deputy governorship candidate reads ó tó gé from scripture

A mild drama occurred on Sunday when the All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy Governorship candidate in Kwara, Mr Kayode Alabi, visited Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Gaa Akanbi, to seek spiritual guidance.

Election: INEC begins retrieving of materials from outstations

The Independent National Electoral Commission has started the retrieving of non-sensitive materials back to states headquarters.

INEC: 1, 726, 887 voters to vote in Sokoto

Mr. Abubakar Sadiq, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Sokoto State, has said that no fewer than 1, 726, 887 eligible voters were expected to vote in 2019 general elections in the state.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

Prophet El-Buba: President Buhari will lose elections

The General Overseer of the Evangelical Bible Outreach Ministries International (EBOMI), Prophet Isa El Buba, has yesterday predicted that President Muhammadu Buhari is certain to lose in next Saturday’s presidential election.

Nigerian Army redeploys senior officers, gets new spokesman, DDI

Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu was moved from Headquarters Theatre Command Operation Lafiya Dole to Defence Headquarters and appointed Acting Director Defence Information.

Two dead, 6 injured in petrol tanker fire in Awka

No fewer than two persons were confirmed dead and six others injured, when a tanker bearing petrol fell at Amawbia Roundabout in Awka and went up in flames on Saturday night.
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‘Up North’ to screen at Facebook’s headquarters

Tope Oshin’s film ‘Up North’ is the gift that keeps on giving. Still dominating cinemas across Nigeria since its release, the movie will now be screened at Facebook’s Headquarters in celebration of black history month.

Nigerian Army denies abduction of passengers by Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army on Saturday dismissed reports alleging the abduction of some passengers by Boko Haram insurgents on Damaturu-Biu Road in Yobe.

Nigerian Army vows to frustrate elements against peaceful elections

The Nigerian Army says it is poised to work with other security agencies to frustrate plans by unscrupulous elements working with foreign collaborators to disrupt peaceful conduct of the general elections.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

Election: Police, political parties sign peace pact in Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command Wednesday entered into a pact for peaceful conduct of the 2019 elections with leaders of various political parties in the state.

Three soldiers, Boko Haram terrorists killed as troops foil attack on Borno community

The Nigerian Army said on Thursday that three soldiers of Operation Lafiya Dole lost their lives while successfully fighting to repel Boko Haram terrorists who attacked Rann in eight gun trucks on Tuesday.

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BPE receives five bids for Yola DisCo, Afam GenCo

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has received five bids and proposals for the acquisition of the Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) and Afam Electricity Generation Company (Afam Power Plc & Afam Three Fast Power Limited) by prospective core-investors.
A man gets his thumb marked to indicate he has voted at one of the polling unit in Lagos on March 9, 2019. – Nigerians are voting for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence. Elections for governors are being held in 29 of Nigeria’s 36 states, for all state assemblies, plus the administrative councils in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

Osun elections: 2,500 voters expected to take part in supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osun says 2,500 registered voters are expected to take part in the supplementary election for Oriade Constituency in Osun State Assembly on March 23.
Imane Fadil

Foul play suspected in death of witness in ex-Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi’s sex trial

Italian authorities are treating the death of Imane Fadil, a Moroccan model who was a witness in former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s “bunga bunga” trial, as a potential murder case.

Nasarawa Assembly minority leader defects to APC

The minority leader of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Mr Peter Mbucho (PDP-Akwanga North) on Monday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Callum Hudson-Odoi

UEFA investigates alleged racial abuse of Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi

UEFA is investigating alleged racial abuse of Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi in Chelsea's Europa League tie at Dynamo Kiev on Thursday.