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Nigerian Army: 5 Boko Haram Fighters Killed In Buni Yadi Attack

23 hours ago /

Five Boko Haram terrorists were killed as they attempted to ransack a military base at Buni Yadi, in Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State.

SERAP Blames PDP, APC Governments, NASS For Polls Fiasco

23 hours ago /

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has asked Nigerians to blame successive governments since 1999 and the National Assembly responsible for the postponement of Saturday’s presidential election.

INEC Reschedules 2019 General Elections

1 day ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) met on Friday. 15th February 2019 and reviewed its preparations for the 2019 General Elections scheduled for Saturday, 16th February 2019 and Saturday, 2nd March 2019.

NIPR Commends Army

2 days ago /

The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has commended the Nigerian Army for appointing a certified member of the institute as the spokesperson.

Bauchi Police Assures Of Peaceful Conduct Of Presidential Election

2 days ago /

Bauchi state police command has warned that anyone found to be working against a peaceful conduct of the presidential and national assembly election coming up on Saturday will be promptly dealt with in accordance with the electoral act and other relevant laws of the country just as it assured that there will adequate security before, during and after the elections.

Police Expresses Readiness For Saturday's Presidential Election

2 days ago /

The Deputy Inspector General of Police in-charge of the north-central zone, Godwin Nwobodo has said the police is fully prepared ahead of Saturday’s presidential and national assembly elections across the nation.

Police Reads Riot Act To Would Be Sabouteurs Of Elections

2 days ago /

Just hours to Nigeria’s general elections, the Deputy Inspector General of police in charge of the force CID, Anthony Ogbizi has read a riot act to those who may be planning to disrupt the polls in Abia state, south-east Nigeria.

INEC Set For Elections In Kwara

2 days ago /

The Kwara state resident electoral commissioner, Garba Madami is optimistic of conducting a free, fair, credible and acceptable election as he notes that all is set for the election.

U.N. Institute Urges International Community To Put Nigeria On The Spotlight

2 days ago /

The Director of the Institute of Law Research and Development of the United Nations Cyprian Ekpo has called on the international community to put Nigeria under the spotlight as it goes into elections to ensure that the rule of law and democratic tenets are strictly adhered to.

Centre For Transparency Deploys 1,000 Election Observers

2 days ago /

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy, an election observer group says it has deployed over a thousand independent trained observers to various parts of the country to monitor the process of the elections

Observer Group Opens Parallel Vote Tabulation Data Centre For Elections

2 days ago /

An election observer group, YIAGA Africa, says it has put measures in place for comprehensive monitoring of the general elections.

Unknown Gunmen Kill Sixty-Six People In Kaduna

2 days ago /

At least 66 persons have been killed by unknown gunmen in Maro Gida and Iri communities in Kajuru local government areas of Kaduna state.

NEPAD Empowerment 450 Women, Youths In Imo

2 days ago /

The federal government says it will continue to accord priority to policies geared towards fighting poverty and hunger especially among those living at the grassroots.

Ondo NSCDC Gets New Commandant For Election

2 days ago /

Ahead of the general elections, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed Christiana Abiakam to Ondo state command as its commandant to oversee the forthcoming elections in the state.

INEC Deploys 1,315 Vehicles For Elections In Abia

2 days ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is to deploy 1,315 vehicles for Saturday’s election in Abia state, south-east Nigeria.

The Two Tales Of President Buhari’s Address

3 days ago /

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has reiterated his commitment to conducting free and fair elections.

CCT Grants Onnoghen Bail

3 days ago /

The trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen commenced on Friday before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Abuja with Justice Onnoghen taking his plea on a six-count charge of an offence bordering on a non-asset declaration.

Buhari Assures Clinton Of Credible Elections

3 days ago /

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has appreciated former President of the United States, Bill Clinton, for his continuous support of the country and the growth of her democracy.

Police Warn Against Election Violence In Gombe

3 days ago /

The Nigerian Police has called on political parties in Gombe to adhere strictly to the electoral guidelines, as it would prosecute any defaulter irrespective of which party he or she belongs.

Air Force Empowers 260 Dependants Of Personnel

3 days ago /

The Nigerian Air Force says empowering members and dependents of personnel is crucial to the overall success of its operations.


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