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BCDA Denies Using Slush Fund For Buhari’s Campaign

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The Border Communities Development Agency, BCDA,has refuted the claims by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Presidential Campaign Council that the agency is running President Buhari's campaign with slush funds from its accounts.

Atiku Abubakar Arrives US, To Meet With Business Community

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A Former Vice President of Nigeria and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has arrived Washington DC on a visit to the United States.

Imo APC Suspends Governor Okorocha

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The Disciplinary Committee of the Imo State All Progressives Congress, APC,  has recommended the expulsion of Governor Rochas Okorocha for gross anti-party activities.

Coalition Of Students Drum Support For Ndomaegba's Re-Election

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Hundreds of students under The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) and fourteen other support groups in the central senatorial district of Cross River state have endorsed the APC senatorial candidate in the central senatorial district, Victor Ndoma-Egba for re-election.

Army Authorities Assure Of Improved Security In RANN

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The theatre commander of “Operation Lafiya Dole”, Major General Benson Akinoluyo has met with community members of RANN, where Boko Haram terrorists attacked a displaced person camp earlier in the week.

FRSC Redeploys 68 Corps Marshals For Elections

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As part of efforts by the management of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to strategies and realign its operations towards the attainment of the 2019 strategic goals, the corps marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi has approved the redeployment of five assistant corps marshals and others.

Buhari Withholds Accent To 5 Bills

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President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld accent to another set of five bills passed last year by the national assembly over issues bothering on poor drafting, inconsistency and conflict with the constitution.

EFCC Campaigns Against Vote Buying

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The Economic and Financial Crime Commission EFCC has lent its voice to the on-going fight against vote-buying ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Al-Makura Urges Researchers To Find Cure For Lassa Fever

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The governor of Nasarawa state Tanko Al-Makura wants African researchers to rise up to the challenge of ending Lassa fever in Nigeria.

INEC Guidelines Controversy: Key Actors Suggest Way Out

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The controversy over Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the draft guideline for the 2019 election, rejected by sixty-one political parties has taken a new dimension as political players in Port Harcourt have expressed diverse views over the issue.

Nigerian Army Raises Lassa Fever Alert

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The headquarters 3 division of the Nigerian Army has raised a medical alert over the suspected death by Lassa fever of one of its soldiers.

Abuja Fed. High Court Affirms Order Suspending Trial Of CJN By CCT

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The Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned the suit seeking to stop plans by the federal government to dock the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onoghen, before the code of conduct tribunal, over the allegation of the non-asset declaration.

Pentagon Advises U.S. To Revamp Its Missile Defence Programme

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A Pentagon report has pressured the United States to conduct research into new technologies, such as a layer of sensors in space, to find and destroy incoming missiles.

Nine Arrests Made After Deadly Kenya Attack

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Nine people have been arrested in Kenya following an attack on a luxury hotel compound in the capital Nairobi that killed at least 21 people.

Zimbabwe Fuel Protest: Over 70 Treated For Gunshot Wounds

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Zimbabwean doctors said on Thursday they had treated nearly 70 people for gunshot wounds while police rounded up hundreds after violent protests triggered by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s decision to steeply raise fuel prices.

Atiku Promises To Enhance Creative Industry

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Former Vice President and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar says Nigeria must give due recognition to the creative industry as it contributes over five billion nairas to the country's Gross Domestic Product, GDP.

JOHESU Issues 15-Day Strike Notice

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The Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, has threatened to resume the industrial action it suspended on May 30, 2018, if the issues in dispute are not resolved by Thursday, January 31, 2019.

INEC Seeks Collaboration Of Traditional Rulers In Plateau For Successful General Elections

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Plateau State has appealed to traditional rulers in the state to enlighten their subjects on the procedures for the conduct of the 2019 elections.

Osinbajo Says Buhari Unaware Of Onnoghen’s Arraignment Until Saturday

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Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, says President Muhammadu Buhari was not aware that the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, was to be arraigned before the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

FG Scholarship Exams To Hold On Thursday

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The Federal Government says the qualifying examination for the award of scholarships into Nigerian public tertiary institutions is slated for Thursday, January 17.