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Gov. Andrew Cuomo said New York will postpone its April 28th presidential primary election until June 23rd, as the Empire State deals with the largest coronavirus outbreak in the US, the New York Times reports.

New York governor announces presidential primary election will move to June 23rd as Donald...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said New York will postpone its April 28th presidential primary election until June 23rd, as the Empire State deals with the largest coronavirus outbreak in the US, the New York Times reports.
Governor Babagana Zulum on Friday struck a deal with 30 Saudi-based clerics to endlessly pray for the return of peace in the state.

Borno suspends local council poll

The Borno State Independent Electoral Commission has announced the indefinite suspension of local government election scheduled for June 13.
Members of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 have just visited the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Three more Nigerian presidential staff test positive for coronavirus

There is palpable fears at the State House as three staff of the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, have tested positive to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Sonny Echono

Nigeria: Public universities stink of corruption

The federal government has alleged that public universities in the country were stinking of corruption.
Public Relations Officer, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya

DSS denies killing man who breached presidential security protocol in Kebbi

The Department of State Services says it has begun disciplinary action against its personnel found to have been negligent while on the entourage of President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Argungu, Kebbi State.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed on Tuesday that the Senate may next week consider the report of an Ad-Hoc Committee on security challenges with a view to finding solutions to Nigeria’s security problems.

Senate wants HND as minimum qualification for president, governors

A bill that proposes Higher National Diploma (HND) as the minimum qualification for citizens seeking to be president or governors, passed second reading on Thursday.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

DSS to arraign INEC officials for alleged electoral fraud

The Department of State Services (DSS) has resolved to arraign Sulaiman Ikhuoriah, an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Cameroon's Incumbent President Paul Biya, of the Cameroon People's Democratic Movement party, wait to casts his vote during the Presidential elections in Yaounde, Cameroon. Sunday Alamba-AP Photo.

President Biya announces partial parliamentary elections in Cameroon

Cameroon will organise partial parliamentary elections in some parts of its crisis-plagued two English speaking regions on Sunday March 22, President Paul Biya decreed Friday as Parliament readied for a statutory session.
Babagana Monguno

Niger Delta youths warn NSA over amnesty programme

Niger Delta youth leaders have warned the National Security Adviser (NSA) Major General Mohammed Babagana Monguno (rtd) on the implications of hijacking the management of the Presidential Amnesty Office on the peace and stability in the region.

Guinea to vote on new constitution after months of unrest

Guineans will be called to vote Sunday on whether to adopt a new constitution, after months of protests sparked by charges that it is a trick by President Alpha Conde to stay in power.

Eritrea not happy with US over visa ban

Eritrea denounced a U.S. ban on immigrant visas for its citizens as “unacceptable” on Saturday, while Nigeria’s government said it had created a committee to address the issues that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to add the country to the ban.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency: Publicly declaring assets is voluntary

A presidential spokesperson on Tuesday said there was no law that mandates President Muhammadu Buhari to declare his assets publicly.

Presidency: No sin in having a cabal

The Presidency has again reacted to claims by some partisans and analysts that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration has been hijacked and now at the mercy of a power-hungry cabal, saying no president can operate alone without having a team of close confidants.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

NIS graduates, converts 509 officers to superintendent cadre

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has graduated 509 officers of the 3rd Conversion and Upgrading Course at the Immigration Training School, Kano, Kano State.

Doyin Okupe: Why North may rule Nigeria forever

Doyin Okupe, a former spokesperson on Public Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has hinted that the North may rule Nigeria forever.

Amnesty office to pay N463 million to ‘ghost’ ex-agitators

The Presidential Amnesty Office On Niger Delta may have been thrown into crisis following an alleged scam to fraudulently pay N463.3 million as claims of unpaid arrears to ex-militants in a camp known as the Agbalababou camp of the Phase 2 amnesty programme.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: PDP cloning PVCs – APC

The drama ahead of the governorship election in Bayelsa got more interesting on Friday as the All Progressives Congress (APC) alleged that the state government had started producing fake Permanent Voter Cards (PVC).
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) rose from several hours of meeting approving the appointment of Yekini Nabena as acting National Publicity of the party.

Bayelsa guber: APC alleges cloning of PVCs by PDP

The drama ahead of the governorship election in Bayelsa got more interesting on Friday as the All Progressives Congress (APC) alleged that the state government had started producing fake Permanent Voter Cards (PVC).

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Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.

Peace Mass Transit announces shutdown

Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three policewomen detained for allegedly assisting rapist escape

A suspected rapist, simply identified as Kelechi, has escaped from police detention at Ajiwe Police Station, Lagos State.
Prof. Babatunde Salako, the Director-General of the institute, made this known to newsmen on Saturday in a telephone interview in Lagos.

Institute begins free virus screening, gives criteria

As the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research begins a free screening for COVID-19 on March 30 in Lagos, only invited individuals will be tested.
It was sequel to the directive of Gov. Ben Ayade and the resolution of the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)

Cross River bans religious gatherings

The Cross River State Government on Saturday banned all religious gatherings of more than five persons in the state.

US prepares emergency evacuation of citizens from Nigeria

The United States government is preparing emergency flights to evacuate its citizens in Nigeria over fear of escalation of Coronavirus in the country.