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Zinox, indigenous tech giant, awarded over N85bn 2023 digital census contract by Nigerian govt

The Federal Government through the National Population Commission (NPC) has signed a landmark deal with Nigeria’s leading integrated technology brand, Zinox, for the supply of the tech components and other accessories for the 2023 national census project, further justifying President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s commitment to local content promotion. The contract, worth …

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Buhari condemns horrific terrorists’ attack on Katsina vigilantes; Police confirm 41 dead; Masari govt investigates

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the attack on vigilantes at Yargoje forest in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State, where about 41 lives were lost. The insurgents ambushed a convoy of vigilantes in the forest as they went to recover stolen cows leading to the killings. The President, according …

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2023: Obi in Zamfara, Kebbi states: Promises to tackle insecurity, poverty, unemployment, upward review of salaries, pensions

By Ishaq Zaki, Gusau/Ibrahim Bello, Birnin Kebbi, Feb. 2, 2023 Mr. Peter Obi, Presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP), has, in Zamfara State, promised to tackle insecurity, poverty, hunger and youth unemployment, if elected in the Feb. 25 presidential poll. The former Governor of Anambra State, at another rally in …

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Alleged stoning of Buhari’s helicopter in Kano: Presidency hits PDP; APC wants opposition party’s Publicity Secretary arrested

The Presidency has dismissed reports of the stoning of President Muhammadu Buhari’s helicopter by miscreants in Kano, Monday, as fake news, and slammed the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for amplifying what it called a minor incident between local road transport authorities “and thugs hired by a yet-to-be identified group.” …

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Buhari’s helicopter stoned in Kano; PDP condemns attack, fingers Tinubu, Ganduje 

Angry youths in Kano yesterday (Monday) staged protests following President Muhammadu Buhari’s official visit to the state to commission some projects of the Federal Government, the state government and the private sector. The youths who were wielding sticks and other cudgels and throwing stones at the President’s helicopter, were however …

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Nigeria’s development ‘fantastic,’ says Buhari in Kano, urges citizens to appreciate what they have  

…. Demands respect for traditional institutions   …. Inaugurates landmark multi-billion Naira Dala Inland Dry Port, other projects    President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Kano described ongoing infrastructure development across the country as ‘fantastic’, urging citizens to appreciate what they have as the situation in the country is not dire …

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Elections: Probe attack on Obi, stop governors from targeting opposition, SERAP tells Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari “to direct the Inspector-General of Police Usman Baba to promptly, thoroughly, and transparently investigate the reported attack on the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, after a rally in Katsina state, and other cases of election-related intimidation, harassment and …

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INEC extends deadline for collection of PVCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has responded positively to the outcry over problems that have attended the collection of the Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) across the country by further extending the deadline for the collection of the Cards that are needed for voting in the 2023 General Elections. A statement …

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Tribunal judgement: PDP says Panel Chairman was compromised, used as tool against BVAS, new Electoral Act, presidential poll

Osun Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Osun Governorship Tribunal Chairman, Mr. Tertse Kume of bias, sell out, sabotage and deliberate undermining of the new Electoral Act, vowing to report the judge to judicial disciplinary bodies. Addressing a world press conference at Osogbo, the party leadership …

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