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Jerry Gana Says Restructuring Will Lead To Effective Governance

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Restructuring of Nigeria may just be the defining issue in next month’s presidential election with most of the candidates advocating what has become a consensus amongst many Nigerians.

Hydrological Agency Boss Calls For Construction Of More Dams

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The Nigerian Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA), has called for the building of smaller dams around major rivers in the country to help check to flood during raining season.

Okowa Urges Security Operatives To Be Neutral In 2019 Polls

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Ahead of the February and March general elections, Delta State Governor Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has urged security agencies and other election umpires to be impartial and to adhere to the rules of the game.

INEC Expresses Concern Over Uncollected PVCs In Adamawa

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has expressed concern over a large number of uncollected Permanent Voters Cards PVC in the custody of commission in Adamawa state.

Ban On Street Rallies: Kwara APC Accuses State Govt Of Intimidation

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The Kwara State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Abdulrahman Abdul-Razak says the ban street rallies, campaigns and processions are targeted against the APC.

Kogi State Govt Launches Security Software

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Kogi state Governor Yahaya Bello has launched the state quick emergency reporting and response system centre which he said will help to expose criminals and their activities through digital surveillance in and around the state.

INEC Partners Religious Leaders On Violence Free Polls

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With about a month to the presidential election, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has embarked on a nationwide collaboration with various religious leaders to drive home the need for a violence-free poll.

Southern Middle Belt Forum Condemns Assault On Judiciary

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The Southern and Middle Belt Forum has called on the Federal Government to immediately stop the growing pattern of assault on the judiciary and other arms of government to avoid chaos in the country.

FG Wants More Attention For Development Of Healthcare, Education

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The Nigerian government has tasked states to pay more attention to the development of primary healthcare and education to improve the living standards of Nigerians in rural areas.

Governor Ishaku Tasks Youth On Peace During Elections

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Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has challenged youths in the state not to allow themselves to be used for thuggery by any politician, he also charged Taraba youths to conduct themselves peacefully during the electioneering period.

Armed Forces Remembrance Across States

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Across the nation, people came out to mark the 2019 Armed Forces Remembrance Day in honour of Nigeria's service men and women.

Imo PDP Governorship Candidate Ihedioha Flags Off Campaign

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The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has flagged off his state-wide campaign.

Buhari Condemns Attacks In Sokoto

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President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned latest bandit attacks in Gandi District of Rabah Local Government Council, Sokoto State, which reportedly claimed 30 people.

EFCC Denies Laying Siege To The Residence Of Onnoghen

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has denied laying siege on the residence of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen or arresting him.

Ndoma Egba Assures Boki Of Rapid Development

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The candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the Central Senatorial District of Cross River State, Victor Ndoma-Egba has assured the people of Boki Local Government Area of quality infrastructure in the area it re-elected.

Atiku Asks EFCC, ICPC To Probe Buhari, Son-In-Law

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari and his son-in-law, Junaid Abdullahi, of engaging in corruption, economic sabotage and unethical conduct by using funds creamed off fake contract awards to fund the president’s re-election campaign to the tune of about 18 billion Naira.

Rights Group Cautions Media On Security Reporting

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Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has called on journalists to always strike a balance when reporting issues bothering on national security.

Delta Govt. Signs MOU To Revive 25 Abandoned Health Centres

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The Delta State Government is to revitalize 25 abandoned healthcare facilities spread across the state powered by access to finance programme, an innovative partnership between the State Government, the Bank of Industry, pharmacies foundation, financial institutions,  and reputable private sector healthcare service operators.

Buhari, Service Chiefs Lay Wreath

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The supreme sacrifice of Nigeria's armed forces resonated at the wreath-laying ceremony to mark the remembrance day of the nation’s fallen heroes.

Jerry Gana Likens Onnoghen’s Trial To “Political Gangsterism”

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Presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Professor Jerry Gana, has likened the charges preferred against the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen,  at the Code of Conduct Tribunal to political gangsterism urging the executive arm of government to follow the path of honour and withdraw the case.