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DSS apprehends suspect for allegedly impersonating Yahaya Bello’s wife

The Department of State Services said it had apprehended a suspect, Amina Mohammed, aka Justina Oluoha and Amina Villa, for allegedly parading herself as Rashida Bello, wife of Kogi governor.

2019 Hajj: Kano pilgrims board begins collection of N1.2 million deposit

The Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board, has begun the collection of N1.2 million from prospective pilgrims as initial deposit for the 2019 hajj fare.

Adamawa government declares three days to mourn late chief of staff

Governor Muhammad Bindow of Adamawa state, has declared three days of mourning, to commiserate the death of his Chief of staff, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abba.

Senator Saraki: 8th Senate has made great impact

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has thanked Nigerians all over the country for their support and encouragement towards the work of the 8th Senate, since it was inaugurated three years ago.

June 12: I give glory to God – Babagana Kingibe

Alhaji Babagana Kingibe, running mate of late Chief Moshood Abiola in the June 12, 1993 presidential election, said Federal Government’s declaration of the day as Democracy Day was a great honour.

Saudi Arabia: Qataris welcome to perform lesser Hajj

On the first anniversary of the blockade of Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the country’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said on Monday that Qataris are welcome to visit the kingdom to perform the Lesser Hajj, known as Umrah.

Senator Saraki inaugurates pilgrimage committee

As part of move to consolidate its base ahead of 2019 elections, the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, at the weekend inaugurated a 10-man committee on Muslim and Christian pilgrimages.

Med-View Airlines opens international route with 166 passengers

Med-View Airlines has inaugurated a new international route, with direct flight from Kaduna to Jedda, Saudi Arabia.

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Election: INEC replaces malfunctioning card reader in Ifaki-Ekiti

The card reader for Ward 2, Unit 3 at Ifaki-Ekiti malfunctioned in the early hours of Saturday.
[FILES] Voters stand in a queue to cast their vote at one of the polling units in Lagos on February 23, 2019. – Nigerians began voting for a new president on February 23 after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence. Some 120,000 polling stations began opening from 0700 GMT, although there were indications of a delay in the delivery of some materials and deployment of staff, AFP reporters said. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

Police arrest nine for molesting voters in Lagos

Nine suspected cultists were arrested in Somolu area of Lagos for allegedly molesting electorate on their way to polling stations.

Watertight security at National Collation Centre, INEC headquarters

Security operatives on Saturday mounted heavy security presence at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) National Collation centre situated at the International Conference Centre (ICC) and the commission’s Headquarters in Abuja.

Governor Ganduje urges would-be losers to accept defeat

Kano state governor Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, has appealed to whoever loses at the ongoing Presidential and National Assembly Elections to accept defeat in good faith.
Polling units set up across the state, awaiting voters and commencement of polls at 8 a.m-br --#OsunDecides2018. Photo-Twitter- inecnigeria

Election: Enugu witnesses low turn out of voters, missing, late arrival of materials

There was low turn out of voters in the presidential and National Assembly election in Enugu state just as late arrival and missing ballot booklets delays the commencement of the election.