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Rinsola Abiola: MKO’s death inspired me into politics

A daughter of the late acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 Nigerian presidential election, Moshood Abiola, says his death in the course of the efforts to reclaim his mandate has motivated her into active politics so as to continue where he stopped.

NCP chieftain urges youths to be active in electoral process

A chieftain of the National Conscience Party (NCP), Mr. John Ntang, on Thursday, urged the youth be active in the electoral process with a view to electing leaders of their choice.

President Buhari appoints Festus Keyamo as his 2019 campaign spokesman

Human rights lawyer Festus Keyamo has been appointed as the spokesman of the re-elecion bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.

No provision for 2019 elections in 2018 budget – INEC

Delay in the passage of the Electoral Act prevented the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from including the budget of 2019 elections in the 2018 appropriation, Mahmood Yakubu, the chairman of the commission has said.

The president Nigeria badly needs

Nigerians were created for elections. We live for elections. We breathe elections. As one election is rounding off, we are already discussing the next one.

President Buhari congratulates Governor Obiano, promises Nigerians credible elections

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday promised to give Nigeria free and fair elections, no matter which way the results swing.

Anambra guber: IPOB threatens residents, says ‘if you vote you will die’

One week to the governorship election in Anambra State, the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra has threatened voters with death if they vote. They also vowed to disrupt the election.

EU denies favouring Buhari during 2015 presidential election

The European Union has denied favouring President Muhammadu Buhari above other candidates during the 2015 Presidential Elections in Nigeria.

EU insists APC won 2015 elections, faults FRCN, NTA

The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) for the 2015 Nigerian Election, has insisted that no centralised systemic fraud was observed in the conduct of the March 28, and April 11 2015 elections.

Social media, IPOB and soldiers clash

No period was the negative roles of the social media more glaring than the recent crisis that engulfed Abia State which was occasioned by the face-off between members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) and soldiers on Operation Python Dance assignment in the state.

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Minister Lokpobiri tasks farmers on modern farming system

The minister stated this when he received a delegation from the Africa-Asia Rural Development Organisation (AARDO) led by Secretary General of the Organisation, Eng. Wassfi Hassan El Sreihin in his office in Abuja.

Minister: Hydro-power to generate 19,000 MW

The Federal Government said that electricity generation from hydro sources could reach 19,000 megawatts if fully harnessed.
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Back in Washington, Donald Trump under pressure to reverse course on Russia

President Donald Trump found himself isolated and under pressure to reverse course Tuesday after publicly challenging the US intelligence conclusion that Russia meddled in the 2016 election during his face-to-face with Vladimir Putin.

Bayelsa IGR hits N1 billion mark

The Chairman of the Bayelsa State Board of Internal Revenue (BIR), Ayawei Nimbofa, has attributed the rise in Bayelsa’s monthly internally generated revenue above N1billion mark to deployment of electronic collection system.
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Barack Obama: French World Cup victors show triumph of diversity

Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday singled out the African heritage of many players in France’s World Cup-winning football team in a speech paying tribute to Nelson Mandela.