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INEC to strengthen electoral process with devt partners

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has said that the commission would build on existing relationship with development partners to improve the electoral process.

The INEC Chairman made this known on Thursday at the Commission’s headqu [...]

Sun, 31 January 2016


Minister pledges alternative routes in Abuja to ease traffic

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Mohammad Bello, has assured residents of the FCT of alternative routes as part of effort to decongest the city of traffic.

Specifically, the minister was referring to the completion of the Apo-Karshi road project that has being abandoned for ove [...]

Sun, 31 January 2016


Plans by Rivers govt to smear NDDC’ boss uncovered

A plan by the Rivers State Government to smear the Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari, has been uncovered.

The plan allegedly being coordinated by the state Commissioner of Information and Communications, Dr Austin Tam-George, is to ca [...]

Sun, 31 January 2016


Terrorists now disguising as ’mad people’ - Army

The Nigeria army has warned members of the public to be wary of people dressed as “mad men”, especially in the north-east, saying they could be suicide bombers waiting to detonate their explosive devices.

The Acting Director of Defence Information, Brigadier-general Rabe Abubakar, i [...]

Sun, 31 January 2016


Electricity crisis and the illusion of ’body language’

By Wednesday, April 1, 2015 when Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced General Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) the winner of the March 2015 presidential elections, the rainy season was already here with us. And as all keen and informed obser [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


Kwara Assembly faults state govt on agric budget

Deputy Speaker of Kwara House of Assembly, Mr Mathew Okedare, has faulted the state’s 2016 budget over non-provision for purchase of farm implements.

Okedare made the observation during a debate on the budget at Thursday’s plenary of the House.

The Deputy Speaker who presided [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


Chevron rewards Delta students in essay competition

Delta State Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Chinedu Ebie, has warned students in the state to shun acts that could impair their academic pursuit and truncate their visions in life.

He stated this in Asaba on the occasion of the 2015 Award/Prize giving ceremony for the Annual [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


PDP govs back forum DG, Onaiwu, for Edo guber

The political equation in the Peoples Democratic Party, Edo State Chapter, may have been altered following indications that governors of the party may have thrown their weight behind coordinator of their forum, Osaro Onaiwu.

The indication emerged last Wednesday after a meeting of the governors [...]

Sat, 30 January 2016


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