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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Yobe elections: APC leads 10 local governments

Collation of election results for the gubernatorial election in Yobe state has been adjourned to 4 pm today.

Education stakeholders advocate strict implementation of national policy on education – survey

Education stakeholders in the North-East geopolitical zone of the country have advocated strict implementation of the National Policy on Education (NPE) to tackle the myriad challenges facing the education sector.

TCN energises new 330/132 substation in Damaturu

The Transmission Company of Nigeria has energised a new 330/132KV substation in Damaturu, a statement from the company says.

Customs: Boko Haram forces reduction of Borno border transactions

Angbalaga Joshua, the Comptroller of Customs, Borno/Yobe Area Command, has regretted that the nine-year insurgency that ravaged the northeast states of Borno and Yobe had reduced the border transactions from the functional 13 stations to only three, which, he reckoned, merely exist skeletally.

Democracy Day: Governor Gaidam approves N3.72 billion for local councils to execute projects

As part of its democracy day celebration, Yobe State Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has approved N3,723, 897, 614.40 for the execution of various social development projects in the 17 local government areas of the state under the Local Government Action Plan.

Jubilation in Dapchi as federal government return girls back to community

More jubilation greeted Dapchi Community today as parents of the freed girls trooped out to receive their children back from Abuja after meeting with President Mohammadu Buhari on Friday last week.

Federal government, Dapchi parents disagree on return of freed girls to school

The parents of the released Dapchi schoolgirls and the Federal Government may be set for a showdown on the plan of the government to send the released schoolgirls to continue their education at the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State.

Boko Haram kills five soldiers in Yobe

At least five soldiers were killed by fleeing Boko Haram fighters at Kanama, headquarters of Yunusari local government area of Yobe State on Saturday evening.

WHO to immunize 300,000 against cholera in Borno

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it will immunize 300,000 people against cholera in Borno.

Rehabilitation: Fadama lll AF ll supports 520 households in Yobe

The Yobe State Fadama III Additional Financing (AF) ll project has distributed food assistance, Irrigation support, livestock and animal feeds to 520 households in the state.

Yobe, World Bank empower IDPs to invest in agriculture

Yobe state government in collaboration with the World Bank have supported returnee Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and those still in camps with farm inputs.

Nigerian Army immunise 1,227 children in 13 villages in Yobe

Troops of 159 Battalion, 27 Task Force Brigade, Operation Lafiya Dole, in addition to patrols and clearance operations, vaccinated children of victims of Boko Haram insurgency in the affected villages under their area of responsibility.

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Anambra agency targets N500 million revenue for 2019

Chief Jude Emecheta, Managing Director of Anambra State Advertising Agency (ANSAA), says the agency is targeting revenue generation of about N500 million for 2019.
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FCT elections: APC wins Kwali chairmanship supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Danladi Chiya, winner of the supplementary poll for Kwali Area Council, FCT.
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Police use water cannons against teachers’ protest in Morocco

Police in Morocco's capital Rabat has used water cannons to disperse thousands of young teachers protesting for better work conditions.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

CDD: Vote buying, violence marred supplementary polls

The Centre for Democracy and Development’s (CDD) Election Analysis Centre (EAC) has said that despite repeated assurances from the authorities, Saturday’s supplementary elections in parts of the country were marred by attacks against journalists, observers and voters apart from widespread vote buying and selling.

Taraba elections: PDP wins Ussa supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the PDP Candidate Timothy Anderifun, Winner of the just concluded supplementary state constituency rerun election in Ussa local government area of Taraba state.