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    Under-age voting again characterized the supplementary polls in some parts of Sokoto, Kano and Bauchi State, according to reports from election observers. Similar incidents were reported in earlier elections in some parts of the north with INEC officials unable to stop the infant voters.  “All the under-age voters had permanent voter cards duly issued by ...
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    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged All Progressives Congress (APC) members not to relax or take anything for granted ahead of the March 23 governorship election rerun in some states. Osinbajo communicated this while addressing party faithful at the PMB/PYO Volunteers Appreciation Dinner at the State House Banquet Hall on Thursday in Abuja. INEC has ...
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    The Management of Ethiopian Airlines in Nigeria has opened Condolence Registers at their country offices in Abuja, Lagos, Kano and Enugu for the victims of the flight that crashed on March 10, six minutes after take off. A statement by the airline on Tuesday said that the General Manager of Ethiopian Airlines in Nigeria, Firihiewot ...
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      The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed March 23 for supplementary elections in States where governorship poll was declared inconclusive. This was contained in a statement signed by the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee (IVEC), Mr Festus Okoye, on Tuesday in Abuja. Okoye said that the decision was taken ...
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      The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will build three Independent Power Plants (IPP), with a combined capacity of 4,000 megawatts of electricity in Abuja, Kaduna and Kano states. The corporation disclosed this in a statement issued by its spokesman, Mr Ndu Ughamadu, in Abuja, on Tuesday. It said the NNPC also plan ...
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    No fewer than 14,171,722 air travelers went through Nigeria Airports in 2018, according to figures released on Tuesday in Lagos by the Consumer Protection Directorate of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). The figure represents 20.8 per cent increase, compared to the 11,221,608 passengers recorded between January and December 2017. According to the document, the ...
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      The just-concluded presidential election recorded 1,289,607 rejected votes nationwide, according to the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) analysis of the figure shows that it constitutes 4.5 per cent of the total 28,614,190 votes cast in the election. The voided votes are more ...
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    The All Progressives Congress (APC) is showing its strength across the Northern states especially in battleground states of Kano and Kaduna. The APC  in Kano state has defeated People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Saturday Presidential and National Assembly election in Madobi local government area of Kano state. NAN reports that Madobi is the local ...
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    The Centre for Crisis Communications (CCC) has raised alarm on the potential flashpoints in the country as Nigerians go to the polls Saturday for the Presidential and National Assembly elections. The CCC works in close liaison with military, security, intelligence and response agencies in Nigeria as it meets with the Heads of Information Departments of ...
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        The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has re-affirmed his commitment  to restructuring the country if elected in the presidential elections on Feb. 16 . Atiku gave the assurance while addressing thousands of party faithfuls at a presidential rally at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Monday. ...