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INEC to engage 14,000 adhoc staff in Gombe

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to engage 14,000 adhoc staff for the conduct of the forthcoming general elections in Gombe.

Ekiti monarch dies five days after losing 15 residents in accident

The traditional ruler of Iworoko Ekiti in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti, Oluwafemi Adejana, is dead.

Election: Some voters express frustration over inability to collect their PVCs

Some eligible voters in Osisioma, Aba South and Aba North Local Government Areas of Abia have expressed frustration over their inability to collect their PVCs from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

President Buhari expresses sadness over Ekiti truck accident

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the weekend tragic truck accident that took the lives of scores of people at Iworoko-Ekiti, in Ekiti state.

Official: INEC to engage 19, 028 adhoc staff for polls in Akwa Ibom

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akwa Ibom, said it planned to use 19, 028 ad hoc staff for the conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.

INEC: Police, NDLEA to scrutinise ad hoc staff for general elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti State on Thursday disclosed that all the ad hoc staff that would be used for the 2019 elections will be examined to ascertain whether they have criminal records with the police and National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

PDP reacts to INEC’s response to rigging allegations

The opposition People’s Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) said the Independent National Electoral Commission’s quick response to its allegations of plotting with President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig the forthcoming general elections is “suspicious”
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PDP: Presidency, APC mounting pressure on INEC to alter election guidelines

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged the Presidency and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) are mounting pressure on the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, to alter the guidelines for the general election.

Police arrest man for allegedly killing wife in Dutse

The Police Command in Jigawa says it has arrested a 30-year-old man who allegedly killed his wife, Sahura, on June 25 at Bukki village in Dutse.
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Police nab three suspects for murder of corps member in Nasarawa

The Police in Nasarawa State have arrested three suspects for alleged murder of a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member in Akwanga Local Government Area of the state.

Political thugs stab NYSC member dead in Nasarawa

A National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, member, serving in Nasarawa State, Samuel Makene, was, last Thursday, stabbed to death by political thugs.

NYSC chief assures staff improved welfare in 2019

Maj.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has assured corps members and entire staff nationwide of improved welfare and working conditions in 2019.

Christmas: Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi approves bonus for security officers, NYSC members

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has announced a N10, 000 Christmas bonus for each of the members of staff of all military and para-military organisations in the state.

INEC: All PVCs ready for collection

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has printed permanent voter cards (PVCs) for all newly registered voters between 2017 and 2018 and they are ready for collection.

Experts task youths on sustainable entrepreneurship

Experts have suggested business reinvention as the key to sustainable entrepreneurship in the country following economic crisis bedeviling the world.

EFCC arraigns corps member, another for fraud

The South Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, arraigned a serving member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), identified as Ogbonna Victor Chibuzor, before Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court, Enugu, for alleged fraud.

A vote for parliamentary system

I have always believed that returning to a parliamentary system would offer us an opportunity to practise a more robust form of democracy. I like presidentialism, which we currently practise, but I love the parliamentary system.

Corps member to repeat one-year service in Adamawa over abscondment

The management of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Adamawa office, on Thursday, said one corps member will repeat the one-year compulsory service for abscondment.

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