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Elections: Vehicular movement unrestricted in Sokoto

As residents of Sokoto State troop out to cast their votes, vehicular movement was free and unrestricted in major parts of the state Saturday morning.
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APC intensifies presidential, National Assembly campaigns in Enugu-West

Two days to the presidential and National Assembly elections, the Enugu State chapter of All Progressives Congress has intensified its efforts to attract voters in the Enugu West Senatorial Zone of the state.
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Election: President Buhari to make special broadcast

President Muhammadu Buhari will today broadcast to the nation at 7pm, ahead of the 16 February presidential and National Assembly elections.

Official: Mobile cancer center screens 10,000 Nigerians in 1 year

A mobile cancer centre, PinkCruise, has screened and treated no fewer than 10,000 people in Nigeria since its inception in 2018.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar denies perpetrating corruption while at Customs

The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has dismissed allegation that he used his position in the Nigeria Customs Service to perpetrate acts of corruption.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar : I will consider amnesty for looters

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, said he would consider giving amnesty to looters in other to recover the looted public funds to revive and develop Nigeria’s economy.

Hate speech: NBC set to sanction AIT, Channels TV, NTA, TVC

The Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, yesterday, disclosed the readiness of NBC to sanction some television stations in the country over hate speech.
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Senator Sowore: My interest is to ensure Nigeria has steady power supply

The Presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Mr Omoyele Sowore, has said that his interest is to ensure that Nigeria has steady power supply.

Federal government charges NBC boss, others with N2.5 billion fraud

The Federal Government has filed charges against the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission, Modibbo Kawu, Pinnacle Communications Limited; its founder, Lucky Omonuwa; and its Managing Director, Dipo Onifade, for alleged fraud to the tune of N2.5bn.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government’s fight against corruption is on course and that all monies returned to government by those who looted public treasury will be judiciously utilised to develop the country.

Pro-democracy group hails President Buhari’s performance at town hall meeting

A pro-democracy group, Democracy Support Coalition, lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for his sterling performance at the Town Hall meeting organized and broadcast by the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) tagged ‘The Candidates’.
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President Buhari assures Nigerians he will not disappoint them

President Muhammadu Buhari has appreciated the confidence reposed in him by Nigerians vowing that he will not disappoint them.
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Lai Mohammed: Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq remains Kwara APC gubernatorial candidate

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq remains the valid candidate of the APC in Kwara State, dismissing the rumour that his election in the party’s primaries has been quashed by a Kwara court.

Court orders ICPC to unfreeze Pinnacle Communications’ account

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered ICPC to unfreeze the account of Pinnacle Communications Limited and counselled anti-corruption agencies of government against taking drastic action that could prevent private enterprises from flourishing prior to concluding investigations to justify such action.
Chika Okpala, alias Zebrudaya honoured at Zuma film festival

Chika Okpala, Ali Nuhu, others honoured at Zuma Film Festival

Nigerian veteran comedian Chika Okpala, aka ‘Chief Zebrudaya Okoroigwe Nwogbo alias 4.30’ and Nollywood actor Ali Nuhu have been honoured with the Rock of Fame Award of the Nigerian film industry.

Nigerian media and political accountability

“Only a redeemed media can redeem the nation from drowning in the turbulence of malicious misinformation and hate-mongering that is already gathering,” – Prof Ayobami Ojebode on Thursday, November 29 at the Radio Nigeria 2018 Annual Lecture in Abuja.

Nigerian Army: $1 billion approved to fight insurgency hasn’t been released

The Nigerian army says it is yet to get $1 billion approved to fight insurgency and other security challenges in the country.
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NTA explains why it couldn’t air Atiku Abubakar’s AUN programme despite receiving payment

The Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) on Sunday admitted that it received payment to air a live programme of the American University of Nigeria (AUN) but could not do so.

ICPC probes NBC’s Ishaq Kawu, others over N2.5 billion digital switch-over grant

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has launched a full scale investigation into allegations of mismanaging N2.5 billion of the N10 billion grant for the digital switch-over programme of the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC).

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AFCONQ: Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo finishes as top scorer

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo has finished the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series, as the top scorer.

PDP: How Jimi Agbaje hijacked money sent for campaigns

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State has accused Jimi Agbaje, its governorship candidate in the just-concluded general election, of allegedly hijacking funds meant for the prosecution of the elections in the state.
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Godwin Aguda nets brace as Rangers thrash Remo Stars 5-2 in Enugu

A brace from Godwin Aguda helped Rangers International FC register a 5-2 victory over Remo Stars FC in Match Day 12 of the Nigeria Professional Football League this evening.
Ex-Nigeria international, Emmanuel Amuneke has qualified Tanzania for its first Africa Cup of Nations since 1980.

Emmanuel Amuneke helps Tanzania secure first AFCON ticket in 39 years

Former Super Eagles assistant coach Emmanuel Amuneke made history with Tanzania by guiding the Taifa Stars to their first Africa Cup of Nations appearance in 39 years, after they defeated Uganda 3-0 at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam on Sunday.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atiku Abubakar congratulates Governors Tambuwal, Ortom on re-election

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, says the victory of the candidates of the PDP in both Sokoto and Benue states is an acknowledgement from Nigerians that the PDP is the only truly national party in the country.