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Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, in a statement issued in Abuja, also disclosed that 19 political parties willingly withdrew their nominations for the elections.

Bayelsa/Kogi guber: Results from violence prone areas may be cancelled – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commissioner in charge of Information and Voter Education Festus Okoye has said that election results from polling units where there were reported cases of ballot box snatching may be cancelled depending on reports from the presiding officer in such units.

Kogi guber: PDP, APC accuse each other of importing thugs, mercenaries

The Musa Wada/Sam Aro Campaign Organisation on Thursday raised the alarm that thugs, gangsters and political mercenaries have been imported into Kogi State, allegedly by the All Progressives Congress and the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, to unleash violence during the Saturday, November 16 governorship election.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

FEC observe a minute silence for Tam David West

About 26 ministers were in attendance including Finance, Budget and National Planning, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Environment, Foreign Affairs, Aviation, Information and Culture, Water Resources, Interior, Youth and Sports, Trade and Investment, Science and Technology, Transport, Women Affairs among others.

Man in court over alleged impersonation, stealing

Ebuka Duru, 24, who allegedly paraded himself as a medical doctor was on Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has tasked Nigerians on the need to engage in actions that will help to further cement the bond of unity and cohesion in the country.

Delta governor urges civil servants to guide political class in implementing policies

Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State, has urged civil servants to guide the political class in the implementation of policies and programmes of government.

Nigerian banks attract $4.74 billion foreign investments in six months

Data obtained from the National Bureau of statistics showed that the amount of investment attracted by 22 banks accounted for 33.16 per cent of the total amount of foreign investment recorded in the first half of the year, which stood at $14.31bn.
Clement Agba, the Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget And National Planning has reiterated the Federal Government’s determination to go into partnerships to create jobs as well as boost the economy.

Job creation: Minister restates federal government’s determination to go into partnerships

Clement Agba, the Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget And National Planning has reiterated the Federal Government’s determination to go into partnerships to create jobs as well as boost the economy.

Ado Ekiti polytechnic bans students’ union

The Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, has been shut on the orders of the authorities of the institution.

Ekiti federal polytechnic shut, students’ union disbanded

The Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, has been shut on the orders of the authorities of the institution.

Robbers invade Ibadan communities, ‘kill’ one, injure others

A yet to be identified night guard was allegedly killed by armed robbers in Oju-irin, Akobo area of Ibadan on Saturday when robbers numbering about 15 invaded the community.

Robbers invade Ibadan community, living one dead and several injured

A yet to be identified night guard was allegedly killed by armed robbers in Oju-irin, Akobo area of Ibadan on Saturday when robbers numbering about 15 invaded the community.

Anambra government moves against tanker drivers

Petrol-bearing tankers are no longer permitted to move around during day time in Anambra State, Information and Public Enlightenment Commissioner Don Adinuba, said on Friday.
Anthony Mkpe Ayine

Auditor-General: Corruption, lack of Audit Act, others bane of proper auditing

The Auditor-General for the Federation, Mr Anthony Ayine, has identified corruption and lack of Audit Act as major challenges facing auditing in the country.

ICT expert warns public against seeking loan online

An expert in Information Communication Technology (ICT), Mr Frank Olarewaju, has warned the public against borrowing money online from unknown unions or clubs.

PCN: 14.4 million Nigerians engaged in illicit drug use

The PCN gathered critical stakeholders in Kaduna to brainstorm on alarming statistics on drug use prevalence in Nigeria and the way forward.

Nigeria increasing budget, technology to regulate social media – minister

Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, said on Wednesday that the Buhari administration would increase funding and technical know-how to regulate social media and combat hate speech.
Adamawa State House of Assembly

Atiku Abubakar’s son, 22 others make Adamawa commissioner-nominees list

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has forwarded a list of 23 commissioner-nominees to the state House of Assembly for screening and confirmation as commissioners.

Kwara Assembly holds public hearing on sports commission bill today

Kwara State House of Assembly will today hold public hearing on the Kwara State Sports Commission Bill, at the Hallowed Chamber of the Assembly Complex, beginning from 10am.

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US visa restriction against Nigerians, commendable – Ex-Lagos deputy governor

A former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, has said American President Donald Trump deserves commendation for extending his visa restriction policy to Nigeria.
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Senator Abe: Leadership without sacrifice is meaningless

Immediate past representative of the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has declared that leadership without sacrifice is meaningless.
The Federal Government is committed to providing an enabling environment for businesses to succeed, as partnerships between the public and private sectors remain the most viable means of bringing prosperity to the masses.

President Buhari: Boko Haram continuous existence surprising

President Muhammadu Buhari says “harder times’’ await bandits whose disruptive activities have brought sorrow to Nigerians, kept many away from their means of livelihood, and heightened insecurity in parts of the country.

PDP wins Imo rerun

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Jerry Alagbaoso of the Peoples Democratic Party the winner of the supplementary election held on Saturday in Orlu/Orsu/Oru East Federal Constituency in Imo State.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said.

US expands health screenings for coronavirus to 20 airports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said in a press conference today.