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From left: Editor In-Chief, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mr Idris Abdulrahman; Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; and the Managing Director of NAN, Mr Bayo Onanuga, during the Minister’s visit to NAN Headquarters in Abuja. Albert Otu/BJO/NAN

Election: Opposition politicians fanning embers of violence – minister

The Federal Government says it is in possession of credible intelligence confirming that opposition politicians are orchestrating widespread violence to truncate the forthcoming general elections.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

Rivers cleric predicts President Buhari’s defeat in February 16 poll

As permutations and prophecies over who wins the February 16 Presidential election takes the centre stage in every public discourse, a fiery cleric has predicted a defeat for the incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari.

Mass defection hits Jigawa PDP as election loom

As the general elections draw closer, gale of defection hits Jigawa polity, investigation by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has revealed.

CBN, NDIC, others raise alarm over low-insurance patronage

Tackling low-insurance patronage in the country was the focal point of Friday when the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), the National Pension Commission (PenCom) and other members of the financial sector brainstormed in Abuja to unveil a new policy on deepening financial inclusion.

Election: Governor Bagudu’s associates donate 20 campaign cars to APC in Kebbi

Faruk, a personal assistant to Kebbi State governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, made the donation at the flag off President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Atiku Bagudu 2019 campaign and empowerment of 100 students at Haliru Abdu Stadium in Birnin within the week.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Election: North West group vows to deliver 10 million votes to Atiku Abubakar

A group under the umbrella of Atikulation 2019 Support Group Movement, from North West zone, has vowed to deliver 10 million votes to the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in the forthcoming election February election.

NBS: Price of kerosene decreased in December 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene decreased to N290.74 in December 2018 from N298.32 recorded in November 2018.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Election: Senator Saraki cautions against overheating polity

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.
Senate President Senator Bukola Saraki

President Buhari declines assent to five bills

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to five bills transmitted to him by the National Assembly in 2018.

SON destroys substandard products in Kano

Over N8 million worth of sub-standard products have been destroyed by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) at Yankatsari Yangongon in Kano.
Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

NHRC: Presidential panel on SARS receives 103 complaints

The Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Mr Tony Ojukwu, said on Monday that 103 complaints of alleged human rights violations were received by the Presidential Panel on the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE have been charged to be alert, courageous and more decisive in the fight against Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) in North East Nigeria. Twitter-HQNigerianArmy

Nigerian Army unveils measures to end kidnapping, cattle rustling in Katsina

The Nigerian Army has unveiled Egwu Eke III (Python Dance) as part of effort to curtail kidnapping, cattle rustling and armed banditry in Katsina State and its environs.
Hoodlums arrested by troops on Operation Python Dance in Sokoto

Operation Python Dance: Troops nab seven hoodlums in Sokoto

Troops of the Nigerian Army participating in Exercise EGWU EKE III (Python Dance) in Sokoto on while on routine patrol on Wednesday ran into a group of hoodlums causing mayhem, extorting and threatening the lives of innocent citizens along Sokoto – Gusau road.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki: PDP will win South East, South-South and North Central

Senate President Bukola Saraki has reeled out election figures to support claims that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stands a great chance of winning the presidential polls.

Elections: PDP accuses APC, police of causing crisis, attacks

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation on Thursday accused the All Progressives Congress and the police of instigating crises and attacking its members.
President Buhari presides over Inaugural Meeting of APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 10th Jan 2019-2

President Buhari: My re-election is guaranteed

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday that he was not in doubt that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would clinch victory a second time in the general election slated for next month.

Elections: APC governors shun inaugural campaign council meeting

Governors who are to serve as State Coordinators in their respective states for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council for the 2019 election, are conspicuously absent at the inaugural meeting currently holding at the State House Conference Center, Abuja.

Survey lists N-Power as federal government’s most popular social intervention scheme

The N-Power, one of the various federal government’s social intervention programmes focused on job creation and employment, remained the most popular initiative by the current administration.

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NBA asks President Buhari to stop Justice Onnoghen’s trial, follow due process,

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has demanded an end to the trial of Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen.
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President Buhari promises youths ministerial slots if re-elected

Tony Nwoye, Director of Youth Mobilisation, All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, says youths will be heads of Ministries and Parastatals if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected.
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Election: General Olonisakin reiterates military’s neutrality

The Chief of Defence Staff, Lt.-Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday in Abuja reaffirmed military’s commitment to neutrality in the forthcoming general elections in the country.

Court of Appeal fixes date to entertain Justice Onnoghen’s appeal against trial

The Court of Appeal Abuja on Monday fixed January 24 to hear a notice of appeal seeking to restrain the trial of the Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

Federal government doles out N6.7 million rewards to outstanding researchers, innovators

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, doled out N6.750 million to researchers, innovators and investors who distinguished themselves at the just concluded Technology and Innovation Expo 2019 which took place in Enugu.