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FG Takes Delivery Of Rail Wagons From China

12 hours ago /

The Federal Government has received 18 units of an open wagon from China that will run on the existing rail narrow gauge line.

Cross River Joint Security Force Spits Fire On Political Thugs

13 hours ago /

Ahead of Saturday's postponed presidential and National Assembly elections in Cross River State, the Joint Security Forces led by the State Commissioner of Police says hoodlums and political thugs who have the intention of fomenting trouble during the polls should have a change of mind or face the law.

Reactions Trail Buhari’s Order On Ballot Box Snatching

13 hours ago /

Opinion leaders in Abia State, South East Nigeria have condemned the act of electoral thuggery and ballot box snatching but said that President Muhammadu Buhari's “paying with life” directive is too extreme.

2019 Elections: Interfaith Forum Sues For Peace

16 hours ago /

A Non-Governmental Organization, the Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace, IDFP,  has called on Nigerians to put on the character of patriotism and ensure that the postponement of the February 16 election does not hamper the peace and political stability in the country.

Okowa Calls For Violence Free Polls

20 hours ago /

Delta state governor Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has advocated a violence-free election and charged politicians to engage in issue-based campaigns devoid of killing or maiming of people.

Court Of Appeal Affirms Abdulrazag As Kwara APC Governorship Candidate

20 hours ago /

The court of appeal sitting in Ilorin, Kwara state, has upturned an earlier judgment of the Kwara state high court over the authentic state working committee of the All Progressives Congress in the state.

Court Adjourns Offa Robbery Trial

21 hours ago /

The presiding judge of the Ilorin high court in the trial of five accused persons in the April 5, 2018, Offa bank robbery case, Justice Halima Salman, has adjourned hearing till March 14 and 15, 2019.

Adamawa REC Refutes Bribery Allegations

21 hours ago /

The resident electoral commissioner in Adamawa state Kassim Geidam has refuted claims making the rounds that he has been compromised by taking bribes to favour a party in the general election.

Court Stops EFCC From Declaring Abdulrasheed Maina Wanted

23 hours ago /

A federal high court sitting in Abuja has stopped the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from declaring the chairman of defunct pension reform task team, Abdulrasheed Maina, wanted.

DSS Disowns Lawal Daura

23 hours ago /

The Department of State Services has issued a disclaimer of its former director-general, Lawal Daura who was sacked last year, after mounting a blockade of the national assembly.

Bauchi Residents Repose Confidence In INEC

1 day ago /

Residents of Bauchi metropolis, northeast Nigeria, say they are confident that the Professor Mahmood Yakubu -led INEC will deliver free, fair and credible elections come next Saturday.

Ortom Sympathises With APC Over Chairman's Murder

1 day ago /

Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom has commiserated with the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state over the murder of the party's chairman in Ohimini local government area, Boniface Okloho.

Plateau State Residents Put Presidential Poll Postponement Behind Them

1 day ago /

Some Nigerians in Plateau state say they have put behind them the shock and disappointment that greeted the disappointment of the February 16th presidential election and are more resolved to participate in the February 23rd new date.

Four NDLEA Officers Killed At Check Point In Ondo

1 day ago /

The Ondo state command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has confirmed the killing of four of its officers by yet to be identified gunmen.

Buhari Reads Riot Act To Ballot Box Snatchers

1 day ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has given marching orders to the Nigerian military to deal ruthlessly with ballot box snatchers and other troublemakers during Saturday’s rescheduled presidential and national assembly election.

NDDC Tasked On Socio-Economic Strategy For Region’s Development

1 day ago /

Some concerned Niger Deltans have advocated for a clear-cut strategy by the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in order to facilitate socio-economic development of the oil-rich region.

Kogi Deputy Governor’s Security Restored

1 day ago /

The Nigerian Police has restored the security aides of the Kogi State Deputy Governor, Simon Achuba.

NLC, Ohaneze Urge Voters To Vote Massively Next Saturday

1 day ago /

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has joined in reacting to the postponement of the country’s general elections.

Nigerian Army: 5 Boko Haram Fighters Killed In Buni Yadi Attack

2 days ago /

Five Boko Haram terrorists were killed as they attempted to ransack a military base at Buni Yadi, in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State.

SERAP Blames PDP, APC Governments, NASS For Polls Fiasco

2 days ago /

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has asked Nigerians to blame successive governments since 1999 and the National Assembly responsible for the postponement of Saturday’s presidential election.

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