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Imo, Zamfara APC candidates missing from INEC guber lists

Unless there are fresh developments such as judicial interventions, the All Progressives Congress (APC) will not field gubernatorial candidates in Imo and Zamfara states next year.

No governorship candidate listed for APC in Imo

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has displayed the names and qualifications of candidates of political parties running for the Imo state governorship election with no candidate listed for the All Progressive Congress (APC).
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi: I engaged 1,071 aides to curb unemployment

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has said he engaged about 1,071 aides as part of numerous efforts of his administration targeted at reducing unemployment in the state.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi: Why I have over 1,000 aides

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has declared that he appointed over 1,000 aides on assumption of office in 2015 in order to tackle the menace of poverty among the teeming youths of the state.

2019: Ebonyi PDP’s micro zoning favours Governor Umahi, Linus Okorie, others

The harmonisation processes reportedly being implemented by stakeholders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi State has favoured the continuity agenda of political office holders elected on the platform of the party.

Rice farmers hail shutting of land border by federal government

The Federal Government had said it would shut down land border between Nigeria and a neighbouring country in a few days to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the country.

Rice smuggling: Federal government to shut land border in few days

The Federal Government says it will shut down the land border between Nigeria and a neigbouring country in a few days time to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the country.

Research institute trains farmers on horticultural practices in Ebonyi

The National Horticulture Research Institute (NAHORT) has trained farmers drawn from various communities in Ohaozara, Onicha and Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State on three key areas of food crop production based on horticulture value chain.

2019: Anyone who opposes my re-election will be grinded into ashes – Governor Umahi

The governor of Ebonyi state, Chief David Umahi, at the weekend said any one who tries to terminate his second tenure bid will be smashed into ashes.

2019: 29 political parties adopt Governor Umahi for second term

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has been adopted by 29 political parties as their sole candidate for the 2019 general elections.

Atiku Abubakar, Akinwunmi Ambode, Tony Elumelu, others to get jobs providers’ award

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, business mogul, Tony Elumelu, Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and other eminent Nigerians will be honoured by the Graduate Foundation (GRAFO) with an award for jobs creation.

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Julian Draxler

Germany without Julian Draxler for Netherlands game

Germany have confirmed midfielder Julian Draxler will not join their squad for their Nations League game against Netherlands.

Catholic priest, peacekeeper killed in CAR attack

A peacekeeper died after an attack on a UN base in the volatile Central African Republic (CAR) and a priest was burnt to death, the UN and Catholic Church said Saturday after sectarian clashes claimed nearly 40 lives.

Police protest poor accommodation facilities in Imo

Scores of policemen on Saturday took over the streets in Owerri, the Imo State capital, in protest against poor accommodation facilities in the state.

Gunmen kill masquerade custodian, driver in Kogi

Unknown gunmen have killed one Yusuf Adabanege, the custodian of “Sementi Masquerade” of Obehira in the Central Senatorial district of Kogi state.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

SDP affirms Emmanuel Bello as Adamawa governorship candidate

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has said Umaru Fintiri is not its governorship candidate for Adamawa State but Emma Bello.