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Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Chukwuemeka Eze: Why Governor Wike sacked 12 council chiefs, 15 PDP chairmen

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has revealed reasons behind the sacking of 12 Local Government Chairmen by the state Governor, Nyesom Wike immediately after the governorship and State Assembly elections.

Governor Yahaya Bello declares for second term

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday declared interest to contest the gubernatorial seat for a second term.

Legal Aid Council lauds Governor Ugwuanyi’s commitment to justice delivery

The Director-General of the Legal Aid Council of Nigeria, Aliyu Abubakar, has commended the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for the speedy signing of the Administration of Criminal Justice Law of Enugu State 2017 into law.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

Nigeria’s birth registration increases by 29 million

A birth registration programme implemented by the q), with support from the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has increased the number of children between the ages of zero and 17 years registered in Nigeria by about 29 million.
nigeria police

Rivers supplementary polls: Police restrict movement in four local councils

The police command in Rivers says it has intensified security and restricted movement in four local government areas of the state where supplementary election will hold on Saturday.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Anambra APC moves to reposition party for future elections – chairman

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra, says it is set to reposition the party to stamp its presence and ensure victory in future elections in the state.
Ahmed Babba Kaita

Senator Babba-Kaita: I have constituency projects in 12 local councils

Sen. Ahmad Babba-Kaita (Katsina North) says he has covered the 12 local government areas of his district in the provision of constituency projects.
The Executive Director, Kwara Primary Health Care Development Agency, Alhaji Usman Ndanusa, has confirmed that cerebrospinal meningitis has claimed eight lives in Borgu Local Government Area of the state.

Meningitis claims 8 in Niger

The Executive Director, Kwara Primary Health Care Development Agency, Alhaji Usman Ndanusa, has confirmed that cerebrospinal meningitis has claimed eight lives in Borgu Local Government Area of the state.

INEC suspends result collation in Rivers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the collation of results of the Rivers State governorship election.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State.

Governor Lalong: Workers rewarded me with another four-year term for prompt payment of salaries

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, says workers in the state have rewarded him with another term after he cleared backlog of seven months’salary arrears and sustained regular payment of salaries.

The staggering election burden

In 1999, the Independent National electoral Commission, under Justice Ephraim Akpata, spent over 32billion naira to conduct the 1999 general elections. At that time there was no National Assembly. The approving authority then was the 33 man Provisional Ruling Council headed by General Abdusalam Abubakar, GCFR.

NCDC: 15 new Lassa fever cases recorded in six states

Five new deaths have been recorded in three states in the ongoing Lassa fever outbreak ravaging the country since the beginning of the year.
Onofiok Luke

Akwa Ibom Speaker urges federal government to grant state licence to operate aircraft

Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Onofiok Luke, has appealed to the Federal Government to approve operational licence to enable the recently-acquired Ibom Air aircraft go on air.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Adamawa elections: Governor Bindow, Umaru Fintiri test popularity in make-up poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed March 28 for the conduct of governorship supplementary election in Adamawa.
The Deputy Governorship Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in Rivers State, Chief Akpo Bomba Yeeh, has withdrawn from the 2019 Rivers State Governorship Election.

Rivers elections: AAC deputy governorship candidate defects to PDP

The Deputy Governorship Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in Rivers State, Chief Akpo Bomba Yeeh, has withdrawn from the 2019 Rivers State Governorship Election.

Bauchi rerun: Why we are yet to announce results – INEC

The final collation and declaration of results of the supplementary elections for Bauchi State took a strange twist with the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Ibrahim Abdullahi, claiming that the returning officer, Prof. Kyari Mohammed, has yet to arrive the state.

Bauchi rerun: Absence of returning officer delays announcement of result

Absence of the Returning Officer in charge of Bauchi State gubernatorial election, Prof. Mohammed Kyari, is delaying the announcement of the outcome of the governorship re-run elections in the state.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Guber rerun election records impressive turnout in Kano

The gubernitorial rerun election in Kano state has recorded impressive turnout as eligible voters in the affected areas trooped out en masse to exercise their franchise.

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JAMB: Man registers UTME 64 times to ‘ghost-write’ for 64 candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has caught someone it described as a “notorious cheat” who had registered for the UTME 64 times, with the intention of writing the examination for 64 candidates.

Police foil pro-Dasuki protest in Sokoto

Police have foiled a planned procession to demand the release of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) in Sokoto state.
Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz, December 21, 2018. REUTERS-Hamad I Mohammed

Any move by Iran to close Strait of Hormuz unacceptable – US official

Any move by Iran to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz in response to the United States ending oil waivers for purchases of Iranian oil would be unjustified and unacceptable, a senior administration official said on Monday.
Gas flares from an oil production platform at the Soroush oil fields in the Gulf, south of the capital Tehran [Raheb Homavandi-Reuters]

Iran denounces ‘illegal’ US sanctions as oil waivers end

Iran denounced US sanctions on its oil sector as "illegal" on Monday after the United States announced it will no longer grant sanctions exemptions to Iran's oil customers.

Court to hear alleged N2.8 million fraud case against Nnewi United chairman

The Federal High Court sitting in Awka will on May 30, 2019, begin hearing on the case of obtaining by false pretence involving the manager of Nnewi United football club of Nnewi, Mr. Olisa Onuchukwu.