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Ex-INEC chair Attahiru Jega named head of Maitama Sule Centre

The Kano State Government has appointed a former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Attahiru Jega, to head the committee mandated to nurture the Maitama Sule Centre for Politics and Democratic Governance.

Governor Ganduje appoints Professor Jega as head of Maitama Sule centre committee

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has appointed the former INEC chairman Professor Attahiru Jega to chair a Committee for the Establishment of Yusuf Maitama Sule Centre for the Advancement of Politics and Democratic Governance in the state.

Governor Aminu Masari loses cousin

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has lost his cousin, Isyaku Sulaiman. He was aged 84.

Justice Nasir: Unknown forces responsible for Benue killings

The Chairman, Advisory Council of the Ahmadu Bello Foundation, retired Justice Mamman Nasir, has said the insecurity in Benue was created by some unknown forces that were not from the North.

President Buhari urges elites to make sacrifices for Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on all citizens, particularly the elites, to be prepared to make sacrifices as a foundation for national growth and development.

President Buhari urges Nigerians to be ready to pay ultimate price for national growth

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on all Nigerians, particularly the elite, to be prepared to make sacrifices as a foundation for national growth and development.

2019: Katsina elders soon to reply ex-President Obasanjo’s letter – Governor Masari

The Katsina State Elders Forum will soon reply former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter asking President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019, Governor Aminu Masari said on Sunday in Daura.

President Buhari meets Katsina Elders’ Forum in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met with members of Katsina Elders’ Forum at his private resident in Daura, Katsina State.

Northern governors must reverse backwardness of region – Justice Mamman Nasir

Former President, Court of Appeal, Justice Mamman Nasir, yesterday, tasked Northern governors to wake up from slumber and reverse the level of backwardness in the region.

NDDC moves to revoke some contracts

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is set to revoke many contracts for projects in different parts of the oil-rich region to enable it to focus on strategic ones that would open up the areas.

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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.