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INEC Budget: NASS Committees Fail To Agree On Modality Of Approval

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For the second time in 2 days, lawmakers were unable to reach a compromise on the approval pattern for the monies required for the funding of the 2019 general elections.

Power Generating Companies Threaten

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Power generating companies in Nigeria say they will shut down their operations following the infrastructural challenges faced by the companies.

Gov. Ayade Makes Case For Cross River Security

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As peoples democratic party (PDP) presidential aspirants continue to visit cross river state to solicit for support from the party's delegates from the state, cross river state governor prof Ben Ayade has made a case for intervention in the high level of insecurity along the border line between cross river state and Cameroon.

Al-Mustapha backs restructuring of Nigeria

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Former chief security officer to late general Sani Abacha, Hamza Al-Mustapha says restructuring Nigeria is key to the prosperity of the youths and socio- economic development of the country.

Wives Of Security Officers Seek Inclusion In Defence Policy Formulation

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Keynote speakers at the two day national conference on the role of defence and police officers’ wives in national defence, peace and security, have called for the inclusion of wives of defence officers in the formulation of defence policy for the nation.

DSS Gets New Spokesman

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The department of state services, DSS has named Nnochirionye Afunaya as its new spokesperson.  

Court Suspends Hearing In INEC Chairman’s Contempt Case

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The federal high court Abuja on Thursday suspended hearing in the contempt suit against the chairman, independent national electoral commission, (INEC) in obedience to the order of the court of appeal.

PVC Registration Extension: Rush In Calabar Centres

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Long queues were seen in all the registration centres visited within the metropolis.

Nigeria Immigration Service Arrests Suspected Trafficker, Rescues Seven Victims

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Katsina state command of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, says it has arrested a suspected human trafficker, a Forty- Four year old Asia Rita and rescued seven suspected victims of human trafficking in the state.

Ondo Council Election Holds December 1

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The Ondo state Independent Electoral Commission (ODIEC) has fixed December 1, 2018 for fresh local government elections.

Abiri’s Trial Stalled, Court Threatens To Strike Out Suit

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The trial of Bayelsa Journalist Jones Abiri who has been detained by the Department of State Service, DSS for Two years is again stalled.

Presidency Denies Rejecting Electoral Amendment Bill

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The Presidency has denied reports in some sections of the media that President Muhammdu Buhari has rejected the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, 2018.

Air Force Chief Commends Nigerian Media For Robust Reportage Of Issues

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The Nigeria air force has commended the media for the patriotic and robust treatment of issues affecting the nation and people.

FCT Doctors Threaten Strike

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Authorities of the Federal Capital Territory Administration have denied receipt of any notice of a strike by resident doctors in the nation's capital

Odili Sues For Unity

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Former Rivers state Governor Peter Odili has called on every rivers man and woman to give total support to the incumbent Governor Nyesom Wike under whose leadership the state has achieved development, cohesion and unity.

Senate Asks INEC To Scrap “Smaller” Political Parties

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Nigerian lawmakers in the upper legislative chamber have asked the independent national electoral commission to “scrap smaller political parties to reduce the cost of 2019 general elections.

PDP Demands Release Of Premium Times Reporter

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the immediate release of Premium Times newspapers reporter, Samuel Ogundipe, who was arrested and detained by the police over a report.

Court Fixes 24th August For Hearing In Ortom’s Impeachment Notice

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A Makurdi high court presided over by Justice Theresa Igoche has fixed 24th Aug., 2018 for hearing an interlocutory motion filed by counsel to the Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom on an injunction restraining the defendants from carrying out purported impeachment process and to restrain them from carrying out legislative functions at the assembly.

PDP, Insists On Dismantling APC Rigging Machine

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says there is no threat or smear campaign that will make it buckle on its resolve to contend with the All Progressives Congress (APC) and dismantle its rigging machinery in all future elections.

Youth Croup Calls For Strengthening Of Whistle Blower Policy

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Some Nigeria youths have advised Buhari’s administration to provide full protection for all Nigerians who give useful information about corrupt practices.

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