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Ndoma Egba Assures Boki Of Rapid Development

3 days ago /

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

4 days ago /

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

4 days ago /

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

4 days ago /

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

4 days ago /

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”

4 days ago /

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.

Court Nullifies Sha’aban Sharada’s Nomination For House Of Reps

4 days ago /

Muktar  Yakasai has dragged his party, All Progressives Congress, APC, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and Shaaban Sharada before the Federal High Court asking the court to order the substitution of Shaaban with his name having won the APC direct primary with over 58,000 valid votes for the party Kano Municipal House of Representatives ticket.

 

Gov. Dickson Opens Ekeremor Road After 40 Years

4 days ago /

The people of Ekeremor town and other communities in the Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State can now heave a sigh of relief as it has become possible for them to connect to other towns through the road after decades of waiting.

Buhari Launches New Version Of Nigerian Electronic Passport

4 days ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has launched the new version of the Nigerian electronic passport.

Buhari Decorates New IGP Adamu

4 days ago /

President Muhammad Buhari has decorated the acting inspector general of police Muhammad Adamu with his new rank.

 

Protest Greets Relocation Of Collation Centre In Bauchi

4 days ago /

The Coalition of Political Parties and their chairmen from Tafawa Balewa, Bogoro and dass local government areas of Bauchi state, northeast Nigeria, have jointly opposed the move by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to relocate their collation centre.

Ortom, Tor Tiv, Military Officers Lay Wreath At Armed Forces Remembrance

4 days ago /

Governor Samuel Ortom, Tor Tiv, Professor James Ayatse and some very senior military officers on Tuesday laid wreaths at the 2019 armed forces remembrance day in honour of Nigeria's fallen heroes who died while fighting gallantly in defence of the country.

Bauchi INEC Solicits Support Of Traditional Rulers For Hitch-Free Polls

4 days ago /

For successful conduct of the 2019 general elections scheduled to start next month, the Bauchi state office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has solicited the support of traditional rulers to address issues of violence and vote buying.

Cross River Govt Advocates Scholarship Schemes For Ex-Servicemen's Children

4 days ago /

The federal government has been asked to introduce special scholarship programmes for the children of ex-servicemen in a bid to reduce their burden after their fathers paid the supreme price for uniting Nigeria.

Adamu Promises A Professional Force As Idris Bows Out

4 days ago /

Newly appointed Acting Inspector General of police Mohammed Adamu says the force will be professional in the discharge of its duties before, during and after the 2019 General Elections.

Kwara Bans Street Political Campaigns, Rallies, Processions

4 days ago /

The Kwara State Governor, Abdul-Fatah Ahmed has banned street political campaigns, rallies and processions in the state.

Buhari To Name AIG Adamu Mohammed Lafiya New Inspector General Of Police

4 days ago /

Baring any last minutes changes,  Assistant Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu Lafiya is likely to take over from the outgoing Inspector General Ibrahim Idris as the nation's new police chief.

INEC Appeals To Traditional Rulers To Enlighten Their Subjects

5 days ago /

The Kaduna state resident electoral commissioner, Abdullahi Kaugama has appealed to traditional rulers in the state to enlighten their subjects on the procedures of the conducts of the 2019 elections.

Osinbajo Asks Nigerians To Respect The Sacrifices Of The Armed Forces

5 days ago /

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has asked Nigerians to always respect the sacrifices of officers and men of the Nigeria armed forces and desist from making unguarded comments that may undermine their operations.

Cross River NBA To Resist Any Attempt To Remove CJN Onnoghen

5 days ago /

The Cross River State chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, says any attempt to remove the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, from office without following the due process will be resisted lawfully.