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President Buhari Restates Commitment To Peaceful, Credible Elections

4 days ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Thursday evening made a nationwide broadcast in which he addressed issues concerning the general elections and gave his stewardship.

FG Closes All Land Border

4 days ago /

The federal government has directed the closure of all land borders effective from 12 noon Friday 15th February to 12 noon Sunday 17th February 2019.

PDP Holds Final Rally In Adamawa

4 days ago /

The Lamido of Adamawa Alhaji Mohammadu Barkindo Mustapha has called on politicians to allow for free, fair and credible elections in order not to plunge the country into crisis.

CJN Mohammed Swears In 17 Chairmen Of Election Tribunals

4 days ago /

The acting chief justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Mohammed has told chairmen and members of the election petition tribunal set up for the 2019 general elections to discharge their duties diligently.

Buhari Urges Religious Leaders To Prevail On Their Followers To Shun Violence

4 days ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked religious leaders to prevail on their followers on the need to shun any form of violence before, during and after the general elections.

Academics Defend GMO Cowpea

5 days ago /

Biotechnology experts have raised concerns over what they describe as consistent propaganda against the recent unveiling of homegrown genetically modified cowpea by the federal government.

 

Edo Signs Violence Against Persons Prohibition Bill Into Law

6 days ago /

Rapists and perpetrators of female genital mutilation in Edo state will now be sentenced to life imprisonment as the violence against person prohibition bill has been signed into law.

Presidency thumbs up 2.38% GDP growth for Q4, 2018

6 days ago /

The presidency says Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP) figures that recorded an improvement in the fourth quarter of 2018, is an indication of the effectiveness of the economic policies of the Buhari administration.

Babachir Lawal Granted Bail

6 days ago /

The immediate past Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal and three others have been granted bail by an FCT high court on N50million each with one surety in like sum.

Algeria’s Bouteflika To Seek 5th Term In Office

1 week ago /

Algeria's ailing president Abdelaziz Bouteflika is to seek a fifth term in April elections, state media announced on Sunday, despite health issues that have kept him largely out of the public eye for years.

Egypt’s Al-Sisi Takes Over From Kagame As A.U. Chairman

1 week ago /

Rwandan president Paul Kagame, who led an active, reformist tenure as African Union chair, on Sunday passed the baton to Egypt, seen as more likely to focus on security issues than expanding the body's powers.

PANDEF Mobilises For Atiku

1 week ago /

As the 2019 presidential election inches closer, The Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF has commenced sensitization of members in the south south in support of restructuring ahead of Saturday’s poll.

Huge Crowd Attend Atiku’s Kano Rally

1 week ago /

A fresh record in political mobilization in electioneering was set in Kano on Sunday as the presidential campaign train of The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, arrived the commercial nerve Centre of the north, Kano state.

Nigerians Rush To Collect PVCs

1 week ago /
Politics 

As the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,  ends the collection of the Permanent Voter's Cards, PVCs,  on Friday; a few days to the commencement of the 2019 general elections, many Nigerians fear they may not be able to vote. 

Buhari Restates Commitment To The Fight Against Corruption

1 week ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his commitment to the fight against corruption. 

Kwara CNPP Condemns Deployment Of Egbetokun To Kwara As Police Commissioner

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties, CNPP, in Kwara state has condemned the deployment of Kayode Egbetokun as the new commissioner of police to the state.

Court Declares Musa APC Niger East Senatorial Candidate

1 week ago /
Politics 

A Federal High Court in Abuja has declared Mohammed Musa as the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate for the Niger-east senatorial district in the forthcoming election.

SEC Shuts Down Illegal Capital Market In Kano

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has shut down the premises of a company operating a Ponzi scheme in Kano, for illegal capital market activities.

Okorocha Encourages Igbo's To Vote Wisely

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Imo state Governor Rochas Okorocha has called on Igbos to ensure that they cast their votes wisely in the upcoming presidential election.

ACPN Threatens To Drag Ezekwesili To Court Over Funds

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, says it may be forced to take legal action against its former presidential candidate, Oby Ezekwesili to compel her to give an account of all funds allegedly collected in the name of the party.


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