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Motorists decry deplorable roads in Southern Kaduna

Motorists and other road users in Jema’a, Sanga, Kaura and Jaba Local Government Areas in the South of Kaduna State, have decried the deplorable state of roads in their locality.
Voters across Edo State very early Saturday morning began trooping out to vote in an election that will decide who occupies the Dennis Osadebey Government House for the next four years.3

Edo election: Voters turn out in large number before INEC officials

Voters across Edo State very early Saturday morning began trooping out to vote in an election that will decide who occupies the Dennis Osadebey Government House for the next four years.
The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state, NAN reports.

Edo election: Polls open amid massive security, movement restriction

Although the situation does not suggest the likelihood of violence, there is a massive security presence in cities, town and villages. With total compliance with restriction movement across the state, the processes of making the election peaceful and credible is uninterrupted.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC: 1.7 million to vote in Edo election

No fewer than 1.72 million persons are eligible to vote in the September 19, Edo governorship polls while 483,796 eligible voters will not participate.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Edo election: 1.7 million eligible to vote as 483,000 cards uncollected

Records at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have indicated that no fewer than 1.72 million persons are eligible to vote in the September 19 Edo governorship polls while 483,796 eligible voters will not participate.
The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Flood: Oyo assures NEMA of full support on disaster management

The Oyo State government has reiterated its commitment to fully support the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), towards effective management of disaster in the state as the rainy season begins.
Chief Press Secretary to the state governor and Spokesman for the state Technical Committee on COVID-19, Mr Rafiu Ajakaye said this in a statement on Friday in Ilorin.

Kwara records five fresh virus infections

The Kwara State Government says it has recorded five new COVID-19 infections, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the state to 1,009.
Worried by the rise in banditry in parts of the state in the last two months, Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has declared an all-out war on the armed criminals terrorising the state.

CACOVID: Niger flags off distribution of items to 47,611 beneficiaries

Over 47,000 households in the 274 wards of Niger State have benefitted from the CACOVID items distributed to cushion the effects of the coronavirus pandemic that has ravaged the world.

Ondo election: INEC opens special link to recruit more prospective corps members

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that it has opened a special link in the registration form to allow the recruitment of additional corps members as adhoc staff for the October 31 Ondo state governorship election.

Ebonyi commences junior WAEC exams September 21

The Ebonyi State Ministry of Education has approved the commencement of the 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination, widely known as Junior WAEC, across the 13 Local Government Areas of the State from September 21.
Chief John Dafaan, immediate past Chief of Staff to Gov. Simon Lalong has officially withdrawn from the forthcoming Plateau South Senatorial by-election.

Plateau government revokes three road contracts, to recover N617 million

The Plateau State Government has revoked its contract with P.W. Nigeria Ltd., for the construction of three roads in Shendam, Mangu and Riyom local government areas of the state.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has signed the state Procurement Bill into law.

Nasarawa set to begin community testing for coronavirus

The Nasarawa State Government says it will soon commence community testing to ascertain the level of Coronavirus prevalence in the state.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has taken proactive measures aimed at curtailing the devastating impacts of flooding in the region occasioned by yearly torrential rainfall.

Eight dead, farmlands submerged by flood in Katsina

The Katsina State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), on Tuesday confirmed that eight persons had died, while 25,961 buildings were affected by floods in parts of the state.
NEMA delegates with Acting Commandant of 1 Battalion Nigerian Army, Dukku Barracks, Birnin Kebbi, Major Ibinabo Orumabo and SEMA team at Dukku Barracks

Flood: NEMA chief seeks desilting river channels, canals, shelters for victims

The Director General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), AVM Muhammadu A Muhammad (retd), has urged the State governments across Nigeria to start desilting river channels, canals to control flooding across the country and made provisions of shelters for evacuated victims.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said it had deployed no fewer than 1,500 of its personnel to provide security during the Sept. 19 Edo governorship election.

Edo election: FRSC deploys 1,500 personnel, 35 vehicles

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said it had deployed no fewer than 1,500 of its personnel to provide security during the Sept. 19 Edo governorship election.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 20 ‘rapists’ in Bauchi

The Police Command in Bauchi has arrested 20 suspected rapists in the state, its spokesman, Mr Ahmed Wakili, said in a statement on Tuesday in Bauchi.

Flood: Speaker Tambuwal to construct three new dams in Sokoto

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State says his administration is set to construct three new dams in the areas worst hit by the flood, as a result of the perennial flood that is ravaging parts of the state.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC introduces new virus guidelines for bye-election in Imo

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is introducing new measures to guide the electorate and stakeholders in the forthcoming Imo North Senatoral bye-election.

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Edo election: Gunfire at lawmaker’s ward, thug smashes car

There were sporadic gunshots at Uneme-Nekhua, Ward 1, Unit 9, in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State, where the Deputy Majority Leader, House of Representatives, representing the constituency, Hon Peter Akpatason, voted Saturday.
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The Deputy Governor of Edo state, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has said it is too early to assess the success of the election as the much-awaited Edo state Governorship Election

Edo election: Deputy governor wins polling unit

The Edo State deputy governor, Philip Shaibu, has won his polling unit by 401 votes as against the All Progressives Congress’s 148 votes, in Saturday’s election.

Edo election: ADC’s candidate misses voting

The governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress, Mabel Oboh, in the Edo State election has expressed disappointment over her inability to vote due to ill-health.