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Police arrest six over attack on Governor Sani Bello

The police in Niger have arrested six persons suspected to have been involved in the stoning of Gov. Abubakar Bello in Bida town on Thursday, March 8.

Gunmen kill Sun Newspaper man in Anambra

A two-man gang on Monday shot and killed a circulation representative of the Sun Newspaper, Fabian Obi, in Onitsha, Anambra State.

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SMS is used for more than just text messaging in Africa

2019: INEC may ban mobile phones at polling units

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday, said the commission is considering banning the use of mobile phones at polling units.
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Buhari orders NEMA to declare flooding ‘national disaster’

President Muhammadu Buhari has delegated authority to the Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Mustapha Maihaja, to declare a “national disaster’’ in the event that anticipated flooding turns a reality in parts of the country.
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President Buhari appoints Zainab Ahmed as Kemi Adeosun’s replacement

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Minister of State Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, as the replacement for Kemi Adeosun who resigned as the minister for finance on Friday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld assent to five bills on constitution amendment passed by the national assembly.

President Buhari accepts Kemi Adeosun’s resignation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday accepted the resignation of the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun.

Kemi Adeosun: Why I resigned as finance minister

Mrs Kemi Adeosun, the finance minister until today, in her letter of resignation to President Muhammadu Buhari responded for the first time officially to the allegation of forging the NYSC exemption certificate, by expressing profound shock.