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REC: Zamfara election materials secured at CBN

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), in Zamfara, Dr. Asmau Maikudi, has said that security is being beefed up at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) office in Gusau where elections materials are kept.

Minister: Released Dapchi schoolgirls to undergo medical test

The students of Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state, who were released after over a month in Boko Haram captivity are undergoing medical test, according to Lai Mohammed, minister of information.

Excitement in FEC over release of Dapchi schoolgirls

There was excitement among members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, as they converged for the weekly meeting, on Wednesday.

Female NSCDC official, husband arrested for gunrunning

The Imo State Police Command on Thursday paraded an official of the Nigeria Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Imo Command, Mrs Gloria Ogbonna, 35, and her husband Chukwuma Ogbonna, 50, both from Umuoba, Umopara in Umuahia South Local Government Area of Abia State, for alleged gunrunning.

Suspected herdsmen kill two NSCDC officers in Benue

Two officers of the Nigeria Civil Defence Corps have been found dead in Benue State following a gun battle with armed attackers suspected to be herdsmen.

Day-old baby disappears from Kaduna hospital

Kaduna State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Hafsat Baba, on Wednesday, said an investigation has commenced on the disappearance of a day-old baby at Yusuf Dantsoho General Hospital, Kaduna.

Gombe APC alleges Dankwambo muzzling opposition

The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Gombe State, has raised the alarm over alleged political persecution by Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo.

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Elections: Police deploy 4,000 personnel in Bayelsa

The Commissioner of Police, Bayelsa State command, Aminu Saleh, Thursday said over 4000 policemen will be providing security for the rescheduled elections on Saturday.
1 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday distributed sensitive materials to all 16 local government areas in Ekiti state ahead of the governorship election.

INEC: Voting materials got to right destinations

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti State has again assured the electorate that the sensitive and non-sensitive materials already distributed for the conduct of Saturday’s elections got to the right destinations across the 16 local government areas of the state.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

INEC: 19 states have completed deployment of election materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that 19 states have completed deployment of electoral materials, while other states would complete their deployment by the end of today (Thursday).

Governor Tambuwal: My government is providing basic amenities

Sokoto state governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal while on a campaign in Rabah local government said his government remained committed towards providing basic amenities to the people of the state.
Cardiff City’s English manager Neil Warnock walks on the pitch at the end of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Cardiff City at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 29, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON - AFP) -

Neil Warnock: Cardiff will deal with Sala fee ‘in the right way’

Manager Neil Warnock said Thursday he is confident that Cardiff will deal with the payment issue over late Argentine striker Emiliano Sala “in the right way”, admitting the matter could have been better handled.