INEC creates 57,023 more voting points for elections

Ahead of next Saturday’s elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission has created additional 57,023 voting points to address the large number of voters which now stands at 84 million. Information obtained by The PUNCH showed that the voting points would be carved out of the existing 119, 973 polling units nationwide. This comes barely a […]

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Breaking: ASUU suspends strike

ABUJA—-ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)has suspended the three month old strike after signing all agreements with the Federal Government. The agreement was reached through at the end of the conciliatory meeting held at the instance of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige and his Education counterpart, Malam Adamu Adamu. The parties […]

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POLICE POSTINGS AHEAD OF ELECTIONS: PDP And APC Flex Muscle Especially Over Saraki’s State

The recent posting of some senior police officers to various States in Nigeria has become another source of controversy as opposition parties have kicked against it with the elections just around the corner. According to Pulse Ng, a nebulous group which parades itself as CUPP has made some laughable allegations on some police postings, particularly […]

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We Will Never Accept Tinubu’s Style In kwara, We Don’t Need A godfather, Saraki boasts

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday, exuded confidence that there is no way Kwara will bow to Lagos godfathers, who he said are desperate to annex the state through the forthcoming general elections. He said those who dumped the political dynasty and formed majority of those in the opposition party did so because of selfish […]

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Niger East Senatorial seat: Court Sacks Umar, declares Musa winner

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has declared Alhaji Mohammed Musa as the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate for the Niger East Senatorial district for the forthcoming election. Justice Folashade Ogunbanjo in her judgment agreed that Musa was the declared winner of a primary election the APC conducted in the Senatorial District on […]

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4 tips for journalists covering the 2019 Nigerian elections

In an age of growing misinformation, quality reporting — especially during elections — is more critical than ever. In Nigeria, blogs and online news sites, make it increasingly more challenging to separate fake news from real news. On Feb. 16, Nigerians will head to the polls to elect new leaders, and reporters will be in […]

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2019 ELECTIONS:GOV SANI-BELLO EXPRESSES OPTIMISM FOR VICTORY FOR APC IN THE STATE …REITERATES CALL FOR A PEACEFUL ELECTIONS 

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has expressed optimism for victory at the polls for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at all levels in the state at the forth coming general elections. He said the need to sustain the developmental projects, programmes and policies embarked upon by the ruling party will propel her to […]

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Election: US Sends Clinton To Meet Buhari, Atiku

As part of efforts to ensure the forthcoming general election in Nigeria is peaceful, the United States Government has dispatched former President Bill Clinton to Nigeria to meet the two leading candidates, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). According to Daily Sun, the […]

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VERY DARING! Why EFCC May Actually Probe Obasanjo As Buhari Reveals His Big Plan For This People

Former Abia state Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, has again blasted former President Olusegun Obasanjo for alleged corrupt acts during his time as the President of the country. According to Daily Post, Kalu challenged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to arrest former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, for allegedly embezzling $16billion meant for the power sector. […]

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