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Buhari will not show up for presidential debate- Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has predicted that President Muhammadu Buhari will not attend the presidential debate billed to hold on January 19, 2019. The President of the Senate said this in Abuja on Thursday where the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democracy Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, was billed to …

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Lai Mohammed: APC has no favoured candidate in Kwara

The minister of Information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that all the 13 governorship aspirants of the party in the state will go through primaries, saying that the party has no favoured candidate among the contenders. “We have not and do not intend to predetermine who our candidate will …

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NIMC

‘Mandatory use of identity numbers begins in January’

The Federal Government has said that the mandatory use of the National Identification Number [NIN] will come into full force on January 1, 2019. This followed last week’s approval by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) of the immediate implementation of a strategic roadmap for a new Digital Identity Ecosystem, the …

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pdp

‘APC, PDP taken over by impunity’

A former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Barnabas Gemade, lambasted the PDP and the All Progressives Congress, noting that both parties had been taken over by impunity and it was necessary for him to leave. Gemade, who stated this on Tuesday, said that the same reasons that …

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Nigeria @58 to be marked with fanfare, 8 years after bomb blast

After eight years of lowkey celebrations, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an elaborate programme to mark Nigeria’s 58th independence anniversary. It would be recalled that on October 1, 2010, bomb explosions went off around the Eagle Square, Abuja, while Nigeria’s 50th independence anniversary celebration was going on. At least 12 …

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EFCC

EFCC told to release report on DIPP

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) under the aegis of Empowerment for Unemployed Youth Initiative ‎(EUYI) have called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to make public, the outcome of its investigation into the N27 billion Delta State Independent Power Project.  The CSOs also ‎asked the Delta State Government to release the …

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Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles are ready for Croatia – Gernot Rohr

The Technical Adviser of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has declared on Thursday that boys are “physically and mentally ready” for their first match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals coming up on Saturday against Croatia. Rohr, a former German international defender who coached the national senior teams of …

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