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Election postponement: INEC retrieves already distributed sensitive materials

To ensure the integrity of the rescheduled presidential and parliamentary elections, the electoral commission, INEC, has retrieved sensitive materials already distributed in most states of the federation.

Oando employees kick start 2019 by donating relief materials to flood victims in Niger...

Employees of Oando PLC kicked-off the year by putting smiles on the faces of thousands of people, who were affected by the 2018 floods in Rivers and Bayelsa State, a feat worthy of note and emulation.
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Political parties reject INEC’s moves to relocate Dogara’s constituency collation centre

Political parties with candidates vying for the seat of member representing Bogoro/Dass/Tafawa Balewa Federal Constituency of Bauchi State have rejected moves by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to relocate the constituency collation centre just weeks to the 2019 elections.
Jennifer Douglas-Abubakar

Jennifer Atiku: PDP government will ensure uninterrupted education calendar

Mrs Jennifer Atiku, wife of the PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, gave the assurance in her remarks at the flag-off of the Edo Central Senatorial campaigns by the party on Sunday in Uromi, Esan North East Local Government Area of Edo State.
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Delta APC set to inaugurates election campaign council

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is set to inaugurate its gubernatorial campaign committees.
Udom Emmanuel

Udom Emmanuel doles out N62 million Christmas package to youths, women in Akwa Ibom

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has doled out N62 million as Christmas package to youths and women across the 31 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.

Six Benue communities get N26.5 million under CSDP project

Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) in Benue State has provided additional intervention of N26.5 million to six communities and groups for the implementation of projects in the state.
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APC flags off campaign in Kogi East

All Progressives Congress (APC) members, supporters, bigwigs and enthusiasts from across the nine LGAs of Kogi East senatorial district gathered at the weekend in the ancient town of Anyigba, Dekina LGA for official flag off of campaign for the zone.
Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Adebayo Alao-Akala: Why I’m contesting to return as Oyo governor

The immediate past governor of Oyo State, who is contesting 2019 governorship under the platform of the Action Democratic Party, ADP, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, said he is motivated to want to rule Nigeria again because of the policies of the Oyo State All Progressives Congress, APC, led administration under the governorship of Senator Abiola Ajimobi which he described as ‘anti-people.’
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Federal government declares two Cross River LGAs defecation free

The Federal Government has declared Ikom and Yala Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Cross River state open defecation free (ODF).

Nasarawa promises to sustain 100% salary payment of local council workers

Haruna Osegba, Nasarawa State Commissioner for Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, on Thursday promised that the state government will sustain the 100 percent payment of salaries of local government workers.

NCDC confirms 214 new cases of acute flaccid paralysis

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that 214 new cases of Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) was reported from across states in Nigeria, except in Anambra State.

Police deny invasion of Sokoto councils by armed groups

Police in Sokoto State as denied media reports that suggested an invasion of a new militia group in one of the local councils in the state.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: 700,000 Kaduna youths assisted with HIV/AIDS information in 2 years

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it has assisted over 700,000 Adolescent and Young Person (AYPs) with HIV information in Kaduna State in the last two years.
Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar begins race against Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Sokoto

The Presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, will on Monday kick off his bid to wrestle power from President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 16, 2019 Presidential election, with a campaign rally in Sokoto State.
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Jigawa government moves to curtail spread of foot and mouth disease in cows

The Jigawa State Government has directed all cattle breeders in the state to take their cows suffering from foot and mouth disease to the nearest veterinary clinics, for medical attention.

Nine persons test positive to yellow fever in Edo

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Saturday disclosed that nine persons had tested positive to yellow fever in four local government areas (LGAs) in Edo State following its recent outbreak.

Kaduna government doles out N20 million to encourage LGA transparency, accountability

The Kaduna State Government has begun the implementation of Local Government Fiscal Transparency, Accountability and Sustainability (LFTAS) Programme.

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INEC reconfigures 5,823 cards readers in Delta

Ahead of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced the re-configuration of 5,823 Smart Card Readers (SCR) in Delta State.

DSS to quiz INEC commissioner over postponement of elections

The Department of State Services (DSS) has invited Okechukwu Ibeanu, the National Commissioner in charge of logistics at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), for questioning.

Adamawa REC: We are not under anyone’s influence

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Adamawa State, Barrister Kassim Gaidam, has refuted a news report that he rejected offer of bribe to the tune of $1m and a house in Dubai from the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

Expert: Beware of meningitis

The Kwara State Primary Health Care Development Agency has advised the people to beware of meningitis and watch against symptoms like high body temperature, irritability, headaches, photophobia, convulsion and coma.

Death toll in Kaduna killing rises to 130 as police arrests 11 suspects

Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai on Tuesday said about 130 persons died in Kajuru villages attack and not 60 as he previously announced.