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[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)

Kano rerun: Dala local council records high number of voters

Dala Local Government area of Kano State has recorded a large turn out of voters especially women for the governorship re-run elections.

Supplementary polls: Nigerian Army warns against violence in Sokoto

Ahead of Saturday’s supplementary polls to conclude the governorship elections in Sokoto state, the Nigerian Army on Thursday, expressed readiness to check all forms of lawlessness during the exercise.
The Police Command in Kano State said on Thursday that no fewer than 1,800 political thugs were currently in prison across the state, awaiting trial.

Kano elections: Over 1,800 in prison for thuggery – Police

The Police Command in Kano State said on Thursday that no fewer than 1,800 political thugs were currently in prison across the state, awaiting trial.

Indian energy firm enters Nigeria’s power sector

Feedback Energy Distribution Company (FEDCO), an Indian-based technology firm, says it has launched an indigenous high-tech Information Technology (IT) solutions system in Nigeria.
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KADCCIMA: Why federal government must revive cotton farming in Nigeria

The Kaduna State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (KADCCIMA) says increasing cotton farming is the first step towards reviving local textile companies in the country.

Charge and bail staining Nigeria’s legal practice – lawyers

Worried by dwindling ethical conduct in the legal profession, some lawyers have called for sanctions against those who `chase briefs’ in the guise of rendering legal assistance.

Borno elections: APC wins all 13 local governments declared so far

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Babagana Zullum, has won 13 of the 27 local government areas in Borno, as election result collation in the Saturday governorship election is progressing in the state.
Scores of adhoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at Ojo and Iba Collation Centres in Lagos on Saturday staged a protest over unpaid allowances.

Lagos elections: INEC adhoc staff protest in Iba, Ojo collation centres

Scores of adhoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at Ojo and Iba Collation Centres in Lagos on Saturday staged a protest over unpaid allowances.

Elections: Security cordon thrown on South West states as voting commences

A heavy security cordon was thrown on many of the South West states as voting and accreditation in the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections got underway in the zone.
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Niger elections: NSCDC deploy 2,650 personnel

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Niger State Command has deployed 2,650 personnel across the area to provide security during the upcoming Governorship and House of Assembly elections.
Tekno

Tekno releases visuals to new single ‘Woman’

Augustine Kelechi, popularly known by his stage name Tekno, has released the visual of his recent new single “Woman”

Dangote Flour emerges best performing stock on NSE

Dangote Flour led other equities in February on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) to emerge as the best performing stock, in percentage terms, with 81.66 per cent growth.
Ima Niboro

Elections: APC stands chance of winning Delta – Ima Niboro

Ima Niboro, a former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), says the All Progressives Congress (APC) stands a chance of winning Saturday’s Governorship and State Assembly elections in Delta.

Adamawa lawmaker Adamu Kwanate passes on

Adamawa House of Assembly member Adamu Kwanate (APC-Nasarawo/Binyeri) passes on.
Ima Niboro

Elections: APC stands chance of winning Delta – Ima Niboro

Ima Niboro, a former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), says the All Progressives Congress (APC) stands a chance of winning Saturday’s Governorship and State Assembly elections in Delta.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

FRSC: Only certified vehicles legitimate to move election materials

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says that only certified vehicles by it and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will be allowed to move election material during the governorship election.

Niger lawmaker empowers 1,100 women

Alhaji Umar Bago (APC) House of Representatives member, representing Chanchaga Federal constituency, has empowered 1,100 women.

Plateau elections: INEC commences training for ad hoc staff

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Plateau has commenced a refresher training for its ad hoc officials to mitigate hitches experienced during the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections.

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