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PDP tipped for Anambra guber victory

Industrialist and former governorship candidate of the Progressives People’s Alliance (PPA) in Anambra State, Chief Godwin Ezeemo, has tipped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for victory during the governorship election in Anambra State in 2021.

Anambra guber: 5,000 PPA members join PDP for Ezeemo

No fewer than 5,000 members of the Progressive People’s Alliance PPA, have jettisoned their party for the People’s Democratic Party PDP in Anambra State, over the 2021 Governorship ambition of Mr Godwin Ezeemo.

NYSC: Seven corps members to repeat service year in Nasarawa

Seven corps members of the 2018 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Nasarawa State, are to repeat their service for absconding from their Places of Primary Assignment (PPA), during the service year.

Group drums support for Senator-elect Orji Kalu’s deputy senate president bid

The National Alliance For Equity & Justice, a pan Nigerian group, Friday enjoined the All Progressives Congress, APC, senators-elect and other stakeholders to support the bid by former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, to emerge as the Deputy Senate President of the 9th National Assembly.

Nigeria loses $29.3 billion yearly to erratic power supply

The Electricity Generation Companies (GenCos) at the weekend said the country loses $29.3billion yearly to low supply resulting from load shedding and inadequate facilities.
Nigerians today return to the polls to elect their state governors and legislators as well councilors for the six Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils.

Nigerians return to polls to elect 29 governors, 991 state legislators

Nigerians today return to the polls to elect their state governors and legislators as well councilors for the six Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils.
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Adamawa elections: 313 candidates contest for governorship, state assembly seats

No fewer than 313 candidates from 29 political parties will be contesting for Saturday Governorship and House of Assembly elections in Adamawa.
INEC Chairman, Prof Yakubu Mahmood and Members of the Commission in a Meeting with Key Stakeholders On updates of the 2019 General Elections.

INEC: No more campaigns, collection of PVCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says there is no more room for political campaigns or collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in spite of the postponement of elections by one week.

Federal government deploys price checker on procurement process

Nigeria has deployed a new portal called the price checker to harmonise prices and ensure transparency in the procurement process.
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24 women in Adamawa to contest for governorship, national assembly seats

No fewer than 24 women in Adamawa are contesting for governorship and national assembly seats in the forthcoming general elections.

INEC publishes final list of 73 presidential candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the names of Nigeria’s presidential candidates and their running mates who will be contesting the February, 2019 presidential elections in the country.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Three Adamawa governorship candidates deny stepping down for Governor Bindow

Some governorship candidates in Adamawa have rejected the inclusion of their names among the 11 governorship candidates that stepped down for Governor Muhammadu Bindow of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the forthcoming general elections.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Eleven Adamawa governorship candidates withdraw for Governors Bindow’s re-election

No fewer than eleven (11), governorship candidates, from various political parties, have withdrew their ambitions in support of the re-election bid of All Progressive Party (APC) gubernatorial candidate in Adamawa state, Governor Muhammadu Bindow
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Cape Town race row erupts after ‘black visitors cleared from beach’

"The city has at no stage given any authority to PPA to enforce by-laws," Cape Town's director for safety and security Richard Bosman said in a statement.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos guber: More opposition parties deny endorsing Jide Sanwo-Olu

More opposition parties in Lagos on Friday denied involvement in the endorsement of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Jide Sanwoolu for 2019.
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Official: GenCos yet to receive payment for electricity since June

The Association of Power Generation Companies (APGC) says power Generation Companies (GenCos) have not received payment for electricity generated since June 2018 from the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading PLC (NBET).

N-Power announces alternative recruitment for applicants

N-Power, the federal government’s National Social Investment Programme, has announced that applicants yet to be shortlisted will be considered for recruitment in two other categories.

Osun: INEC publishes final list governorship candidates, deputies

The Independent National Electoral Commission has published the names of the 48 political parties that are contesting the governorship election in Osun State on September 22, 2018, with the names of their governorship candidates and deputies.

Sam Nkire defects from APC to PDP

Deputy National Chairman (South) of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), Chief Sam Nkire, has declared his support for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Godwin Ezeemo dumps PPA for PDP

Erstwhile chieftain of the Progressives People’s Alliance (PPA) and two-time gubernatorial candidate of the party in Anambra State, Godwin Ezeemo, on Thursday, defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

PPA: Why we joined alliance against APC, President Buhari

The Progressive People’s Alliance (PPA) has said that it went into alliance with the Coalition of United People Party (CUPP) because of the serial killings in some parts of the country and the rampant use of security agencies against political opponents by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
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NNPC gives reasons for three different gas prices

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says Nigeria’s effort at attracting investors into its gas utilisation drive and creating value for the economy is responsible for different gas prices in the domestic market.

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Some more information has emerged regarding the plans for a European Super League including funding and the stance of the parties involved.

European Super League shelved as more clubs withdraw

The European Super League collapsed on Wednesday as eight of the 12 founding members from England, Italy and Spain abandoned the breakaway project.

Ryan Mason dedicates first Tottenham win to Ugo Ehiogu

Tottenham Hotspur interim manager, Ryan Mason, has decided his first win in charge to former coach Ugo Ehiogu, who passed away four years ago.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Edo: Police charge 331 suspects to courts in two months

The Police Command in Edo on Wednesday disclosed that no fewer than 332 suspects have been charged to courts in the last two months.
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PSG president replaces Juventus supremo as ECA chairman

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been appointed as the new European Club Association chairman, replacing Andrea Agnelli in the wake of the Juventus executive's departure.
The federal civil rights investigation into the death of George Floyd while in police custody is ongoing despite the guilty verdict, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said in a statement.

George Floyd murder: Minneapolis police to face US federal probe

A US federal investigation has been launched into policing practices in the city of Minneapolis, a day after one of its former officers was convicted of the murder of George Floyd.

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

CBN calls for improved corporate governance in BDCs

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has called on bureaux de change (BDCs) directors to improve on their corporate governance responsibilities and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

Official: Another attempted jailbreak in Edo foiled

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Edo Command, says it foiled a jailbreak attempt by inmates at the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) facility, Ubiaja, Esan South East Local Government Area.
The highly infectious variant of the novel coronavirus that is predominant in the United Kingdom may be up to 70 percent more deadly than previous strains, according to a report by the government’s scientific advisers.

Nigeria records 60 new coronavirus infections, no death

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that the country’s active COVID-19 cases increased by 39, bringing the total number to 7,821.

Rainstorm destroy properties in Osun community

Properties worth millions of naira were destroyed by a rainstorm in different parts of Ipetumodu, headquarters of Ife-North Local Government Area of Osun State at the weekend.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen kill six, injure many in Plateau village

Fresh attack on Thursday night claimed six lives as gunmen opened fire on some villagers at Wereng village, Riyom local government area of Plateau State, killing six and injuring three villagers.