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INEC: Lagos Assembly members-elect receive certificates of return Friday

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Lagos State says it will present Certificates of Return on Friday to the 40 members-elect of the Lagos State House of Assembly.
Governor Udom Emmanuel

Election: Akwa Ibom declares public holiday

The Akwa Ibom State Government has declared Friday as public holiday ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections in the state.

NYSC vows not to use corps members as election officials in Anambra local councils

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) in Anambra has insisted that corps members will not be posted for election duty in Idemili and Ogbaru areas of the state on March 9.

Elections: Sultan hails President Buhari, others

Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto, and head of Jama’tu Nasril Islam (JNI), has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, contestants and voters for the peaceful conduct of presidential and national assembly elections.

Kebbi APC vows not to be carried away by President Buhari’s victory

The All Progressive Congress (APC), Kebbi State chapter, has vowed not to be carried away by the recent victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential election, but that it would rather intensify its efforts to gain more votes across the state ahead of the March 9 Governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections.
President Buhari takes APC Campaign rally to Cross River State on 30th Jan 2019-7

Niger Delta youth leaders salute President Buhari

Niger Delta Youth Leaders have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election and also described as “civilised’’, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s resolve to seek legal redress.
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Voters urge INEC to improve smart card readers

Ahead of the March 9 Governorship and State Houses of Assembly Elections, voters in Bauchi have urged INEC to ensure that its smart card readers function effectively.

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NBS: Inflation rate now 11.24 per cent

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation with the index rising to 11.24 per cent in September.
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Charly Boy set to perform at 2019 ‘Felabration’ Festival

Maverick entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as ‘Charly Boy’, is set to perform at the 2019 annual Felabration fiesta, a week-long celebration of the life and times Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.
The Kebbi State border operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized over 379 gallons of smuggled oil, four bags of Moringa snuff, 59 bags of fertilizer and other prohibited items smuggled into Nigeria through illegal routes from neighboring countries.

Joint Customs-Miltary patrol kill alleged smuggler in Babura

A joint border patrol team of Customs and Military officers gunned down a suspected rice smuggler yesterday in the Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Absence of three defendants stalls ‘UNILAG gang-rape’ trial

The absence on Tuesday of three of the five students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), facing trial for allegedly gang-raping a student of the institution has stalled their criminal trial.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 8

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Nigeria better with equal representation of women in politics

Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has attributed the poor socio-economic and political situation in Nigeria to the inadequate participation of women in active politics.