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Igbo group threatens to boycott 2019 election

The Eastern Consultative Assembly (ECA) has threatened to boycott the 2019 Presidential Election, citing alleged irregularitues in the conduct of the just concluded Osun State rerun governorship election.

APC report on restructuring a plot to deceive Nigerians – ECA

The Eastern Consultative Assembly, ECA, has described the All Progressives Congress, APC, committee on restructuring report as a plot from the pit of hell to deceive Nigerians.

2019: Ndigbo’ll boycott general elections without new constitution – Igbo groups

The Eastern Consultative Assembly, (ECA), Igbo Women Assembly (IWA) and the Igbo Youth Movement (IYM) on Saturday in Enugu vowed that Ndigbo will boycott the next general elections except a new constitution is put in place through a referendum.

Southeast govs, Fayose, others decry alleged invasion of Kanu’s home

The South-east states governors, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State and others yesterday expressed concern over the alleged invasion of the home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, by Nigerian soldiers.

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Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has kicked against dialoguing with bandits who have been attacking states in North West, describing them as deceitful.
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NIBSS upgrades systems for anticipated 100% rise in POS transactions

The Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement Systems says it has upgraded its systems to accommodate an anticipated 100% rise in point-of-sale transactions.

Air strike kills four people in Somalia

An air strike near the Somalian town of Afgoye has killed four people, a relative of one of the victims told Reuters on Tuesday.
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Official: Only 25 percent of Nigerians know much about tuberculosis

The National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) says only 25 per cent of Nigerians have knowledge about tuberculosis, decrying the low level of awareness about the disease in the country.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari: Availability of reliable HIV data crucial for effective health interventions

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Nigeria HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact-Assessment Survey, saying that availability of reliable data on HIV/AIDS is crucial for effective interventions in the health sector.