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Buhari Swears In Eight New Permanent Secretaries

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President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in eight new permanent secretaries into the Federal Civil Service.

NURTW Reduces Transport Fares By 50%

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As a result of the postponement of Nigeria’s general elections, the National Union of Road Transport Workers has reduced by fifty per cent transportation fares in motor parks to all parts of the country from Thursday, February 21 to Monday 25, 2019.

Foreign Observer Group Reveals Planned Attacks On Public Institutions In Kano By Thugs

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A foreign observer group, Pan African Women Project, accredited to observe the 2019 elections wants the government to beef up security to avert planned attacks on public places in Kano.

INEC Refutes Reported Invitation Or Arrest Of Any Of Its Officials

3 days ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says no national commissioner has been invited by any security agency, as being speculated by a section of the media.

FG Takes Delivery Of Rail Wagons From China

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

Osinbajo Brokers Peace In Zamfara APC

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The one-week postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections may have provided a window of opportunity for Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, to broker peace between the two factions in the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Zamfara State.

Rescind Your Directive On Ballot Box Snatchers – PDP Tells Buhari

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to rescind his directive to security agencies to be ruthless with ballot box snatchers.

Cross River Joint Security Force Spits Fire On Political Thugs

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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.

Taraba State Partners Foreign Experts On Free Eye Care Treatment

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The  Taraba State Government has flagged off a free eye care treatment in partnership with international medical experts as part of efforts to provide quality and affordable eye care services to citizens of the state.

APC, PDP Clash Leaves Four Dead In Cross River

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The Nigeria Police says normalcy has returned to  Bendeghe-Ekiem community, in Etung Local Government Area of Cross River State, following a clash between supporters of the All Progressives Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  that led to the death of four persons.

Ondo APC Leaders Accuse Akeredolu Of Working With Opposition

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Ahead of the rescheduled general elections, leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State have alerted President Muhammadu Buhari and the national leadership of the party of the looming defeat of the party as a result of alleged anti-party activities of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Reactions Trail Buhari’s Order On Ballot Box Snatching

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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.

Oyo INEC Apologises For Postponement

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Oyo State has tendered an unreserved apology to voters in the state for the rescheduling of the general elections.

Bernie Sanders Joins U.S. Presidential Race

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US Senator,  Bernie Sanders, says he will run again for president in 2020, making a second attempt to win the Democratic Party’s nomination.

Fashion Designer, Lagerfeld Dies At 85

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Superstar fashion designer, Karl Lagerfeld, has died aged 85, in Paris.

2019 Elections: Interfaith Forum Sues For Peace

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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.

PDP Accuses INEC, APC Of Including One Million Dead Voters In Register

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The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, of concluding plans to include the name of over one million dead voters in next Saturday’s elections.

Okowa Calls For Violence Free Polls

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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

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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.

 

Plateau PDP Alleges Sale Of Party Agent's Tags

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The Plateau PDP state campaign council has alerted INEC, security agencies and the public that 40 political parties in plateau have sold their agents’ tags to the ruling party in the state.