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7 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday distributed sensitive materials to all 16 local government areas in Ekiti state ahead of the governorship election.

INEC: 2,176,352 eligible to vote in Oyo

A total of 2,176,352 have collected their Permanent Voter Cards and are eligible to vote in Oyo state from a total number of 2,934,107 registered voters.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC releases hotlines to contact for electoral fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has released hotlines Nigerians all over the country can reach to report electoral fraud.
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Oyo ADP chairman, over 10,000 others dump Adabayo Alao-Akala for APC

The Oyo State Chairman of the Action Democratic Party, Chief Folaranmi Owolabi, has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress with over 10,000 members of his former party on Thursday.

Two remanded over alleged murder in Ibadan

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan on Wednesday remanded two men, Niyi Olusola and John Adeyemo, in prison for allegedly causing the death of one Olasunkanmi Olajide.
Hundreds of Osun-bound passengers, who had gathered at the Iddo Terminal of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) in Lagos for the free train ride of the Osun Government ahead of the Sallah, were stranded on Sunday.

Nigerian Railway transports 260 passengers daily free with Standard Gauge

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says it transported 260 passengers free daily with the new Standard Gauge from Lagos to Abeokuta.
NAFDAC Boss, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye and WAHO Director of Public Health, Dr Carlos Brito, addressing journalists in Lagos, Nigeria on Thursday.

NAFDAC: No new registration for alcohol in sachets

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will no longer approve new registration for alcohol packaged in sachets.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday took the ‘Next Level’ campaign to the new market in Ijebu-Ode, adjudged the biggest in Ogun State.

VP Osinbajo campaigns in Ogun’s biggest market

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday took the ‘Next Level’ campaign to the new market in Ijebu-Ode, adjudged the biggest in Ogun State.
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Adebayo Adelabu: No alliance, merger can stop my victory

The Gubernatorial candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in Oyo State, Mr. Adebayo Adelabu, has declared that no amount of alliance or merger by the opposition political parties in the state will stop his victory in the election billed to take place on Saturday, 2nd March.

NASU holds special prayer over non-payment of salary arrears in Oyo

Members of the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) in six tertiary institutions owned by Oyo State Government have organised special prayers to seek divine intervention over non-payment of their salary arrears.
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Larry Izamoje: Taiwo Ogunjobi’s death shocking, sad

The Chairman/CEO of Brila Media, Dr. Larry Izamoje, has expressed deep sadness and shock over the passing of Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi, the former Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Association.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo takes reelection campaign to Mowe, Ibafo

The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has urged Nigerians to shun voting based on sentiments in Saturday’s presidential poll.
Yemi Osinbajo

Federal government to secure fresh $500 million facility for job creation

The federal government has disclosed its plan to borrow a sum of $500 million from the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), noting that the facility will be invested in creating more jobs for young graduates.

New Oyo police commissioner assumes office, pledges adequate security

The new Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Shina Olukolu, has assumed office following the deployment of his predecessor, Abiodun Odude.
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NRA: Taiwo Ogunjobi’s death irreparable loss for Nigerian football

President of the Nigeria Referees Association, Tade Azeez, on Monday described the death of Taiwo Ogunjobi, a former Nigeria Football Federation General Secretary, as an irreparable loss.
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NFF mourns ex-scribe Taiwo Ogunjobi

The management and staff of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) were this morning thrown into mourning when the news of the sudden demise of the former Secretary General of the federation, Chief Taiwo Joseph Ogunjobi broke.

Court dissolves 31 year-old marriage over religious differences

Chief Ademola Odunade, President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Monday dissolved a 31 year-old marriage between one Azeez Muritala and Ramota over religious differences.
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SWAN, journalists mourn ex-NFF scribe Taiwo Ogunjobi

As the news filtered in over the demise of the former Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) scribe, Taiwo Ogunjobi, many journalists who are in shock over his sudden death have described him as a friend of the media.
Ibikunle Amosun

Governor Amosun: New Lagos-Abeokuta rail to move 5,000 containers daily

Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun State governor, has said Nigeria may have succeeded in solving Lagos traffic lock jam, as the newly constructed standard gauge rail track has the capacity to move two to 5000 containers just by one train in one day.

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Senator Enang: There won’t be electoral violence in Akwa Ibom

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters, Sen. Ita Enang, says contrary to reports, there won’t be electoral violence in Akwa Ibom.
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Ebonyi AD candidate steps down for Governor Umahi

The governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Ebonyi State, Hon. Ozuma Peter, has stepped down for Governor David Umahi ahead of the March 2, 2019 governorship election in the state.

IPOB calls off election boycott, apologises

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has rescinded its earlier plan to boycott the general election.
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INEC: Thugs arrested in Kwara ahead of elections

Some thugs have been arrested ahead of Saturday elections in Kwara State, revealed Garba Madami, the Resident Electoral Commissioner of Independent National Electoral Commission in the state.