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INEC fixes 2019 elections from February 16

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that it would commence conducting the 2019 elections from February 16.

Cattle ranching: Nigeria should learn from Ghana – MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has advised Nigeria to borrow a leaf from Ghana by establishing cattle ranches to resolve the deadly conflict between farmers and herders.

Minister: Executive Order Six to affect 155 corruption cases involving N595 billion

The Federal Government says the Presidential Executive Order Number 6 of 2018 will have immediate effect on 155 high profile corruption cases involving over N595 billion.

2019: No amount of coalition can stop APC – aspirant

An aspirant for Eket Federal Constituency into the House of Representatives in 2019 general elections, Mr Godwin Orton, has said that no amount of gang-up by political parties in the country can wrestle power from All Progressives Congress at the centre.
Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye

Moji Adeyeye urges National Assembly to fund NAFDAC to enforce mobile authentication scheme on...

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration & Control, NAFDAC, has urged the National Assembly to fund the agency towards realisation of the enforcement of the Mobile Authentication Scheme, MAS, on drug products so as to reduce counterfeiting.

House of Reps to question ex-Presidents Obasanjo, Jonathan, Kemi Adeosun, others over Abacha loot

A panel of the House of Representatives will question former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan over the recovery of money stolen by a former military Head of State, late Gen. Sani Abacha.

Senator Saraki calls for stronger economic ties with USA

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on the government of the United States (US) to take its rightful place in trade and investment relationship with the country.

HEDA petitions IGP Ibrahim Idris, seeks investigation of Kemi Adeosun

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda Resource Centre (HEDA), a non-governmental organisation, has asked the Inspector-General of Police to conduct an urgent and thorough investigation into the allegations of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate forgery against Kemi Adeosun, Nigeria’s finance minister.

Senator Ashafa hail President Buhari, others on Nigeria rail revitalisation

Senator Gbenga Ashafa representing Lagos East Senatorial District in the National Assembly has commended the Federal Ministry of Transport, Nigeria Railway Corporation and China Civil and Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) for their commitment towards the revitalisation of Nigeria Rail.

You don’t have power to suspend me – Senator Omo-Agege dares National Assembly

The Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has said that his colleagues in the Senate and House of Representatives do not have the power to suspend him.

NFIU Act: Nigeria yet to avert danger – MIIVOC

A civil society organisation, Media Initiative against Injustice, Violence and Corruption (MIIVOC), has warned that despite assenting to the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria is still at the risk of being sanctioned by the Egmont Group.

Shina Peller: Oyo APC is united, stronger

The All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain and Federal House of Representatives aspirant, Chief Shina Abiola Peller, has debunked the claim that APC Oyo state has been factionalized.

INEC to release timetable for bye-elections in Kastina, Bauchi, Cross River next week

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will release timetable and schedule of activities to fill the existing vacancies in the Bauchi South and Katsina North Senatorial Districts by next week.

Akwa Ibom REC decries poor response to PVC collection

About six months to the conduct of the 2019 general elections, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Mike Igini, has decried the response of electorate in the state to the collection of their Permanent Voters’ Card (PVC).
Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe

Senator Abaribe: I’ll continue to speak against injustice, maladministration

Fresh from detention, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, returned to his constituency and vowed that no amount of intimidation would make him keep quiet in the face of injustice and maladministration in the land.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: I will ensure the emergence of Igbo president

Former Vice President and frontline contender for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has restated his commitment to the promotion of a just and equitable federal structure of government, saying that it remains the panacea to reigniting the socio-economic development of the country.
Philip Gyunka Aruwa

Senator Gyunka: Ekiti attack is a threat to democracy

A National Assembly member, Sen. Philip Gyunka, has condemned alleged attack on Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayo Fayose, by policemen deployed to monitor Saturday’s governorship election in the state.

Shot NYSC member: Garki Hospital did not insist on police report – Medical Director

The management of Garki Hospital, Abuja, says it did not insist on getting police report to treat Miss Angela Igwetu, a National Youth Service Corp member shot dead in Abuja on July 4.

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Ekiti guber: YAIGA Africa insists INEC result correct

Youths Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) Africa, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), on Monday insisted that announced result of Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti was correct.
Aliyu Gusau

PTDF extends scholarship programme to China, others

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has extended it scholarship programme to China, Germany and France to deepen capacity of Nigeria in the oil and gas sector.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC to begin oil palm bio-diesel project in Cross River

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced a community integration and stakeholders’ engagement to sensitise people in Cross River ahead the planned oil palm-based bio-diesel project.
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Thierry Henry quits as Sky pundit to focus on ambition of being a manager

Former Arsenal forward Thierry Henry has announced he is leaving Sky Sports to focus on his "long-term ambition to become a football manager".

Vendors: Drop in Newspaper sales is affecting our livelihood

Newspaper Vendors in Bauchi have lamented over the drop in sale of newspapers as a result of internet evolution.