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Opposition Parties In Rivers Hopeful Of Fielding Candidates Despite Internal Crisis

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With the crisis and plethora of court cases rocking the two major opposition parties in Rivers State, the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Accord Party, some major political players have expressed their views on what the governorship race with the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP will look like in the state.

 

Offa Robbery Trial Adjourned For Definite Hearing Jan. 25

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A High Court sitting in Ilorin has reluctantly adjourned the trial of the five suspects accused of robbing banks and killing 33 people in Offa, Kwara State last year.

Buhari Appeals For Tolerance Between Herders and Farmers

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President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed for accommodation and tolerance among cattle herders and farmers throughout the country.

Court Grants Dino Melaye Bail

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An FCT High Court sitting in Maitama has granted bail to the Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye.

Buhari Gets Endorsement Of Coalition Of Progressive Political Parties

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President Muhammadu Buhari has saluted what he calls the consistency, firmness, integrity, and steadfastness of the Coalition of Progressive Political Parties, CUPP.

180,000 IDPs Registered For 2019 Polls In Benue

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About 180, 000 Internally Displace Persons, IDPs, have been duly registered to participate in the forthcoming general elections in over 500 polling boots at the IDP camps scattered across Benue State.

Adamawa IPAC Accuses INEC Of Recruiting APC Members As Ad-Hoc Staff For Election

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The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Adamawa State chapter has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, of conniving with the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to recruit ad-hoc staff for the forthcoming general elections in Adamawa State.

140,000 PVCs Not Claimed In Bauchi

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Bauchi State says 140, 000 Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs, are yet to be collected across the state.

520,000 PVCs Unclaimed In Abia

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With less than 28 days to the presidential and National Assembly elections in Nigeria, over 520, 000 Permanent Voters' Cards, PVCs, remain unclaimed by their owners in Abia State, South East of the country.

Jennifer Atiku Solicits Support For Atiku/Obi Ticket In Imo

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The wife of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Jennifer Atiku-Abubakar, has stormed Imo State, South East Nigeria to solicit for votes for the Atiku/Obi candidacy.

BCDA Denies Using Slush Fund For Buhari’s Campaign

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The Border Communities Development Agency, BCDA,has refuted the claims by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Presidential Campaign Council that the agency is running President Buhari's campaign with slush funds from its accounts.

Atiku Abubakar Arrives US, To Meet With Business Community

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A Former Vice President of Nigeria and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has arrived Washington DC on a visit to the United States.

Imo APC Suspends Governor Okorocha

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The Disciplinary Committee of the Imo State All Progressives Congress, APC,  has recommended the expulsion of Governor Rochas Okorocha for gross anti-party activities.

Coalition Of Students Drum Support For Ndomaegba's Re-Election

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Hundreds of students under The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) and fourteen other support groups in the central senatorial district of Cross River state have endorsed the APC senatorial candidate in the central senatorial district, Victor Ndoma-Egba for re-election.

Army Authorities Assure Of Improved Security In RANN

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The theatre commander of “Operation Lafiya Dole”, Major General Benson Akinoluyo has met with community members of RANN, where Boko Haram terrorists attacked a displaced person camp earlier in the week.

FRSC Redeploys 68 Corps Marshals For Elections

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As part of efforts by the management of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to strategies and realign its operations towards the attainment of the 2019 strategic goals, the corps marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi has approved the redeployment of five assistant corps marshals and others.

Buhari Withholds Accent To 5 Bills

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President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld accent to another set of five bills passed last year by the national assembly over issues bothering on poor drafting, inconsistency and conflict with the constitution.

EFCC Campaigns Against Vote Buying

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The Economic and Financial Crime Commission EFCC has lent its voice to the on-going fight against vote-buying ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Al-Makura Urges Researchers To Find Cure For Lassa Fever

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The governor of Nasarawa state Tanko Al-Makura wants African researchers to rise up to the challenge of ending Lassa fever in Nigeria.

INEC Guidelines Controversy: Key Actors Suggest Way Out

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The controversy over Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the draft guideline for the 2019 election, rejected by sixty-one political parties has taken a new dimension as political players in Port Harcourt have expressed diverse views over the issue.