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Yakubu Dogara swears in three new House of Reps members

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has sworn in three new members of the lower chamber of the National Assembly.
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APC wins bye-elections in Bauchi, Kwara, Katsina

Candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have emerged as winners of the bye-elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bauchi, Kwara and Katsina states.

APC wins Bauchi by-election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Yusuf Nuhu has emerged as the winner of Toro federal constituency by-election held in Bauchi State on Saturday.

INEC: Only APC, PDP participate in Bauchi bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that only two political parties fielded candidates in the Saturday’s bye-election for Toro Federal Constituency of Bauchi State.

Bauchi bye-election: Two political parties field candidates – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that only two political parties field candidates in the Saturday’s bye-election for Toro Federal Constituency of Bauchi State.

INEC releases names of candidates for by-elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released names of political parties and their nominated candidates for by-elections in Kastina, Bauchi, Kwara and Cross River, scheduled for Nov. 17.

APC South Africa commends President Buhari over boards appointment

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.

Presidency defends board appointment list

The Presidency says there is nothing “scandalous or extraordinary’’ in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released on Friday.

Dead persons: SERAP asks President Buhari to withdraw board appointments

According to the organization, “Taking partisan politics out of the appointments to boards of agencies and parastatals is one surest way for Buhari to show that his government is truly one of change, that would do things differently from successive governments that apparently handed out board appointments to reward party members, supporters and cronies.”

Board appointment: Nobody is above mistake – Senator Okpozo’s wife

Wife of late leader of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Mrs. Anna Okpozo, said people should stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of her late husband, Senator Francis Okpozo, in the recent board appointment saying no body is above mistake.

Sacked ex-Reps member Herman Hembe appointed MINLS board chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Herman Hembe, a sacked lawmaker, as the board chairman of the Michael Imoudo National Institute for Labour Studies (MINLS).

Presidency plays down controversy over list of board appointments

The presidency has reacted to the controversy generated by its appointment, Friday evening, of 1,468 Nigerians into the boards of agencies and parastatals.

Senator Mamora, Segun Oni, other APC chieftains named in new board appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari in one fell swoop on Friday night appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals, redeeming a part of the pledge he made on October 31 at the National Executive Committee meeting of his All Progressives Congress.

Two dead men make President Buhari’s board appointments

The late Ugbaja was appointed member of Consumer Protection Council. His name is the third on the list of the council whose chairman is Emeka Nwakpa.

Ex-Governor Niyi Adebayo, Senator Ayo Arise, others get board appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the constitution of the Governing Boards of agencies and parastatals, under some ministries.

President Buhari appoints 209 board chairmen, 1,258 members

The president appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 board members on Friday, according to a statement from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

CSOs calls for establishment of Immunisation Trust Fund

Coalition of Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, under the aegis of Africa Health Budget Network, on Wednesday called for the establishment of Nigeria Immunisation Trust Fund to fast track inoculation coverage in the country.

Avoid clash of any sort in the interest Nigeria – Emir Yusuf Nuhu tells...

The Emir of Agaie in Niger, Alhaji Yusuf Nuhu, has appealed to herdsmen and farmers in the emirate to continue to live in peace for meaningful development of the emirate.

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Nigeria Eurobond yields rise after surprise election delay

The electoral commission said the postponement, which is due to last a week, was due solely to logistical factors and denied political pressure had played any part in the decision. President Muhammadu Buhari and his rival, former vice president Atiku Abubakar, both urged voters to stay calm.

Election postponement: NLC demand public holiday

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has asked government to declare a two or three-day public holiday to enable workers travel to perform their civic responsibility in the face of imminent voter apathy as a result of the shift in the date of the general elections.
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Woman petitions NAPTIP over alleged child abandonment by ex-international footballer

A woman, Ms Esther Emiola, has petitioned the Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) over alleged child abandonment by former international footballer, Sani Kaita.
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Bayern Munich leave out Jerome Boateng, Franck Ribery for Champions League clash with Liverpool

Bayern Munich have left Jerome Boateng out of their squad for their Champions League match against Liverpool on Tuesday night, while Franck Ribery will travel separately to Liverpool on Monday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed a meeting for Monday to review the ban on electioneering during the one week extension of poll.

Election: INEC meets as political parties vow to reopen campaign

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed a meeting for Monday to review the ban on electioneering during the one week extension of poll.