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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.
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).
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.
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 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.
The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation on Thursday accused the All Progressives Congress and the police of instigating crises and attacking its members.
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.
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.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has demanded an end to the trial of Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Atletico Madrid crashed out of the Copa del Rey to Girona on Wednesday following a highly entertaining 3-3 draw at home to the Catalan side.
Workers in the Oyo State Public Service on Wednesday began a three-day warning strike over unpaid salaries and withdrawal of promotion by the state government.
Ethnic violence in four villages in western Democratic Republic of Congo left at least 890 dead over just three days last month, the UN says.
Novak Djokovic dropped a set for the second match running but survived a tough examination by 15th seed Daniil Medvedev on Monday to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.
Sudan's longtime ruler is defiant in the face of more than three weeks of protests demanding his resignation.