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Boko Haram: Kashim Imam pledges N1 billion for reconstruction, resettlement

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Alhaji Kashim Imam, on Monday pledged to contribute N1 billion to facilitate rehabilitation, reconstruction and resettlement of communities ravaged by Boko Haram insurgency in Borno.

Borno APC guber: 14 aspirants endorse outcome, uphold Babagana Zulum’s victory – Adamu Dibal

Controversy trailing the conduct of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary, in Borno State, took a new twist on Wednesday, when it was revealed that 14, of the 20 aspirants who participated in the exercise have endorsed the outcome of the exercise and upheld the victory of the winner, Prof. Babagana Zulum.

Borno APC guber primary: Aspirants petition Adams Oshiomhole, demand cancellation

The petitioners alleged that, “The list of delegates was not given to any of the aspirants up until the time of the primaries, which is a fundamental requirement for the conduct of the primaries.”

2019: APC disqualifies two ministers, clears 152 for governorship primaries

The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, and her Communication Ministry counterpart, Adebayo Shittu, have suffered a set back in their quest to become the governors of their states.

Governor Sani Bello urges control of heavy duty vehicles on Nigerian roads

Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has expressed displeasure over the persistent damage done to major roads in Niger state in particular and Nigeria in general, by heavy duty and articulated vehicles, adding that the State Government would enact a law that will regulate weight of trucks plying roads in the state.

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Certificates of Return: INEC meets over various court orders

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will meet on Tuesday, regarding judgments and orders issued or served on it from various Courts of Law on issuance of Certificates of Return.