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Edo Inaugurates Assembly With Only Nine Members

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The Clerk of the Edo State House of Assembly, Audu Yahaya Omogbai Monday Night, inaugurated nine out of the 24 members-elect for the seventh assembly based on a letter of the proclamation by Gov. Godwin Obaseki.

Ndi, Iri Say 2019 Elections Fell Below 2015 Standards

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The Joint international observation mission of the National Democratic Institute, NDI, and the International Republican Institute, IRI, said Nigeria's 2019 general elections fell significantly short of standards set in 2015.

Delta National Assembly Petition Tribunal Adjourns

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The Governorship/National/State House of Assemblies Election Petition Tribunal, Panel lll; sitting at the Chief Magistrate Court in Asaba, the Delta State Capital has adjourned ruling indefinitely on a petition seeking to dismiss a pre-hearing motion filed by the All Progressive Congress, APC, candidate for Bomadi/Patani Federal Constituency, Collins Eselemor.

Nasarawa Governor Appoints Aides

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Nasarawa state Governor Abdullahi Sule has appointed the former Commissioner of Education, Aliyu Tijani as the new secretary to the state government.

Kanduga Suicide Bomb Blast Kills 30

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At least thirty people have been killed in a triple suicide bombing in Konduga, Borno State in northeast Nigeria. The bombing took place outside a packed viewing center.

I Hold No Grudges – Omo-Agege

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Barely a week after his emergence as deputy senate president of the 9th Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said he holds no grudges against anyone over the events that preceded his election.

House Of Reps Inaugurates Three Special Committees

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Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has inaugurated three special committees for the smooth take-off of the 9th house.

Youths Protest Paralysis Ondo Government's Activities

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Youths from coastal communities of Ilaje and Ese-Odo Local Government Areas of Ondo State, on Monday, protested alleged diversion of funds meant for the oil-producing areas in the state by the Governor Rotimi Akeredolu-led administration.

BREAKING: Osun Governorship Election: Supreme Court Fixes July 5 For Judgment

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The Supreme Court has fixed July 5 for judgment in the appeals by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  and its governorship candidate in the September 2018 governorship election in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke.

I Have No Plan To Protest Over INEC Server - Atiku

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Atiku Abubakar said on that there is no plan to lead a protest should the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) rule against his bid to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to grant him access to information on the Commission’s central server.

FG To Revamp Security In North West

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The Presidency says the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is working with Northwestern state governments in pursuing an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion following the infiltration of bandits into the area.

ActionAid Nigeria Advocate’s Participatory Budgeting Process

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ActionAid Nigeria, an anti-poverty, non-governmental agency says there is an urgent need for governments to build an economy with a human face to overcome misappropriation of public resources, through a participatory budgeting process.

Osibanjo Advises Fathers On Father’s Day

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged fathers to be best friends to their children.

Army Embarks On Humanitarian Projects In Borno

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The 29 task force brigade of the Nigerian army has embarked on some humanitarian interventions in its host community of Benisheik, Borno State, to improve the lives of residents who are just returning from displacement by terrorism.

Keyamo Responds To E.U Final Report On 2019 Polls

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The Director of Strategic Communications of the Buhari Presidential Campaign Organisation for the 2019 presidential election, Festus Keyamo has faulted some portions of the European Union final report on the 2019 elections.

Bandits Kill 34 Persons In Shinkafi LGA

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The Zamfara State Police Command has said normalcy has been restored at Tungar Kafau and Gidan Wawa in Shinkafi Local Government Area of the state following attacks by bandits where 34 people were killed.

INEC To Leverage On 2019 Polls For Bayelsa, Kogi Governorship Elections

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The National Commissioner, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in charge of the North Central and Kaduna, Professor Antonia Simbine says the commission is leveraging on the outcome of the 2019 general elections in order to conduct hitch-free polls in Kogi and Bayelsa states in November this year.

Bauchi Police Command Discovers Local Codeine Factory

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The Bauchi State Command of the Nigeria Police has apprehended a suspected unauthorized drug manufacturer of locally made codeine in Gwallameji area of Bauchi metropolis.

INEC Reviews Challenges Of 2019 Elections

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As the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC reviews its activities in the just concluded 2019 general elections, the commission says there were numerous challenges during the exercise.

Police Seek Political Solution To Kidnapping, Communal Clashes

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The Cross River State Police Command says the increase in cases of Kidnapping in the state is majorly caused by inter-communal clashes which the command has been able to stem.