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Envoy: How Nigeria confronted, decimated Boko Haram

The Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, Amb. Tijjani Bande, has said that Nigeria has taken measures that contributed to the confrontation and decimation of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group.

PDP condemns alleged police attack on Bukola Saraki, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kwara State, has condemned the Nigeria Police for allegedly attacking the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and other PDP leaders in Abuja during a protest against the alleged electoral fraud in the just concluded governorship election in Osun State.

PDP: President Buhari running despotic democracy

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the present system of government being run by President Muhammadu Buhari as ‘despotic democracy’, saying the system was already gaining ascendancy in the country.

President Buhari directs ministry to convene summit on education

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Education to convene a ministerial summit on education within the next few weeks.

Trump suffers first resignation over Charlottesville race riots

Donald Trump has seen his first resignation after a gathering of white supremacists in Virginia triggered violent clashes with anti-fascist protesters that left three people dead.

Kogi Assembly invasion height of impunity, dictatorship – NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has described the recent invasion of the Kogi State House of Assembly as height of intolerance, insensitivity and impunity.

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EU ‘no-deal’ Brexit plan has bad news for travellers

The EU published contingency plans for a “no-deal” Brexit on Tuesday, outlining a host of travel rights Britons would lose, from recognition of driving licences to loss of pet passports.

INEC: 13,000 PVCs unclaimed in Kuje

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says no fewer than 13,000 registered voters were yet to collect their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) in Kuje Area Council of the FCT.
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Kwara bye-election: PDP warns against use of security to intimidate voters

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned against “plot’’ to use the police as a tool to intimidate voters and rig the Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke-Ero/Isin Federal Constituency by-election in Kwara scheduled for Saturday.
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Federal government awards N206 billion contract for 2nd Niger Bridge to Julius Berger

The federal government has awarded Julius Berger Construction Company a N206 billion contract for the main work on the 2nd Niger Bridge.

Rob Shuter: MTN to acquire banking licence in Nigeria

Rob Shuter, the chief executive officer at MTN Group, says the group will acquire an independent banking licence in Nigeria by 2019.