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Women Chide Cross River PDP For Shutting Doors On Female Aspirants

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As the Peoples Democratic Party in cross river state makes efforts at nuetralising the issue of automatic tickets given to national assembly members, women in the party say PDP is not considering the interest of female aspirants as a priority.

UNDP Forum Asks Nigerians To Focus On Removing Nigeria From Poverty Index

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Nigerians have been urged to use the 2019 elections to select leaders that will engender people-oriented policies capable of removing the country from the ridicule of being the poorest nation on earth.

Fresh Killings In Numan By Herdsmen

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Four villages in Numan local government area of Adamawa state have reportedly been razed completely by suspected rampaging herdsmen

Ekiti Election Petition Tribunal Grants Application For Change Of Venue

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The election petition tribunal sitting in Ado Ekiti over the July 14 governorship election has granted an application made orally by the lead counsel to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adebayo Adelodun and candidate of the PDP, Olusola Kolapo Eleka, that the venue of the hearing of the petition be shifted to another venue outside Ekiti.

 

Zainab Ahmed Resumes Office As Finance Minister

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The Supervising Minister of Finance, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, has assumed duties in the ministry after the resignation of Kemi Adeosun on Friday, September 14, 2018.

 

Imo Governor Swears In New Appointees

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Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha has advised separate politicians to desist from politics of calumny. 

Buhari Promises To Rebuild Port Transport Infrastructure

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Nigerian President,  Muhammadu Buhari, has restated his administration's commitment to rebuilding transport infrastructure around the nation's ports.

Nine LGAs Sub-Merged By Flood In Kogi

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Kogi state Governor Yahaya Bello says nine local government areas in the state have been submerged in the wake of the recent floods sweeping through parts of the country.

PDP Asks NASS To Investigate N10 Trillion Sleaze By Presidency Cabal

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the national assembly to open an investigation into alleged siphoning of over N10 trillion by the cabal in a Buhari presidency, concealed under the tenure of erstwhile minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun.

FG Recommits To Economic Dev. Of Women

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The Nigerian government says it will continue to strengthen efforts targeted at improving gender equality and economic empowerment of women

NLC Hails FG On Directive To States On Paris Club Refund

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The Nigeria labour congress (NLC) says the federal government directives to the states to account for the previous Paris club refund released to them before being given the last tranche is commendable.

APC Congratulates Adeosun

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The all progressives congress APC, has congratulated former minister of finance Kemi Adeosun for what it called towing the path of honour by resigning her appointment.

Airforce Strikes, Destroys Boko Haram Vehicles, Equipment

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The air task force of operation Lafiya Dole, says it has tracked and destroyed some boko haram terrorists vehicles and logistic equipment as they were attempting to launch fresh attacks on troops locations around Gudumbali and Damasak in Borno state.

NEMA Inaugurates Emergency Operation Centres

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The national emergency management agency has inaugurated five emergency operation centres (EOC) to facilitate prompt search and rescue operations as well as humanitarian support in the twelve (12) states worst affected by flooding.

EFCC Writes Customs To Put Gov. Fayose On Its Watchlist

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The Nigeria customs service has written to all its zonal commands, and units to keep an eye on the Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose, from now on.

INEC Trains Election Observers For Osun Poll

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Nigeria’s electoral umpire, the independent national electoral commission, INEC, has held a one-day seminar and training workshop for all accredited observers for the governorship election in Osun state, south west Nigeria. 

Buhari Sympathizes With US, Sudan

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President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his sympathies to president Donald Trump and the American people over the devastating effects of hurricane Florence currently ravaging some parts of the United States.

Catholic Group Plans Screening Exercise For Elective Office Seekers

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Less than six months to the 2019 general elections, some Christian faithful under the aegis of the catholic action Nigeria, an NGO wants political parties and those seeking public offices to tell the electorate how they intend to tackle the many challenges facing the country.

Experts Advocate More Government Action On Illicit Financial Flows

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The Nigerian government will need to do more in monitoring pricing by transnational so as to curb illicit financial flows from the country.

Fourth National Youth Games: Delta State Tops Medals Table

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Delta state has moved to the top of the medals table in the on going 4th edition of the national youth games  in Ilorin Kwara State, north central Nigeria.