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APC wins Borno Central senatorial bye-election; PDP rejects result

Abdullahi Isah, Maiduguri The All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared winners of Saturday’s Borno Central Senatorial bye election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). While announcing the results, the returning officer for the election, Professor Muhammmed Fannami, declared APC’s candidate, Baba Kaka Bashir Garbai, winner having scored the …

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Buhari not ‘demarketing Nigeria’, always telling Nigerians the truth  – Presidency

The Presidency has defended comments credited to President Muhammdu Buhari while in India for the India-Africa Forum, which the Peoples Democratic Party had planked its argument on that the President was ‘demarketing Nigeria,’ insisting the opposition was out to ‘distract’ the President. A statement by Fermi Adesina, Special Adviser to …

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Ex-AIG Olakpe named new LASTMA boss

In a bid to revamp the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) for improved performance and better relations with the public, the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Monday, approved the appointment of retired Assistant Inspector General of Police, Mr. Christian Akioja Olakpe as the new Chief Executive Officer of the …

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Borno bye –election: PDP decries APC manipulations; charges members to protect votesiIn Kogi, Bayelsa

Following what it described as ‘the open manipulation’s of last Saturday’s Borno Central Senatorial bye-election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged its members and supporters to ‘be on the alert and ready’ to defend votes in forthcoming elections, especially the November 21 and December 5 governorship elections in Kogi …

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Senator Brambaifa, Ekiotene, over 2000 APC members in Bayelsa decamp to PDP; A welcome development –Gov. Dickson

The chances of Governor Seriake Dickson winning the December 5, 2015 governorship poll became brighter at the weekend in Yenagoa as over 2,000 members of the leading opposition party, All Progressives Congress, (APC) led by Senator John Brambaifa and Chief Alex Ekiotene made their way back to the ruling Peoples …

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Etisalat, LEARN hold employment training for youths in Lagos

Telecommunications operator, Etisalat, has partnered with the Leadership Empowerment and Resource Network (LEARN) to hold a three-day capacity building programme for unemployed youths. The training, which was coordinated by LEARN, was aimed at addressing the challenges of employability and equipping unemployed youths including fresh graduates with requisite employment tools that …

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