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Ekiti guber: EKSU vice chancellor, local council chairman arrested

The Vice Chancellor of Ekiti State University, Prof. Samuel Oye Bandele, and the Chairman of Ilejemeje Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Awolola Sunday Johnson, have been arrested by security operatives over infractions during the ongoing governorship election in Ekiti State.

APC Congress: Ben Nwoye now sole candidate in Enugu

Ahead of the State Congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Saturday, the chairmen of the party in the 17 local government areas of Enugu State and other stakeholders of the party, on Wednesday, adopted the incumbent state chairman, Dr. Ben Nwoye, as their sole candidate for the chairmanship position.

APC denies alleged parallel local government congresses in Ebonyi

The All Progressives Congress (APC), said no parallel local government (LG) congresses held in Ebonyi on Saturday to elect party executives.

Samsung launches new S9 phone with augmented reality features

Samsung unveiled its new flagship smartphone on Sunday with a focus on augmented reality features as it seeks to keep its title as the world’s biggest smartphone maker.

Governor Ajimobi presents N267.4 billion Appropriation Bill for 2018

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, on Thursday, presented a budget proposal of N267.4billion to the state House of Assembly for 2018 fiscal year.

Weak sales plague Nokia

Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia said Thursday its net loss deepened in the third quarter due to falling sales, as it presented a gloomy outlook that sent the share price plunging.

Apple ‘working on non-iPhone Apple Watch’

Apple is working on an Apple Watch that does not need to be paired to an iPhone, according to a report.

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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.