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Mark, Achonu, others fight for their seats as INEC conducts 22 court-ordered elections in eight states, Saturday

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will, Saturday, February 20, conduct 22 of the Appeal Court-ordered rerun elections across eight states of the federation. This is part of the 80 court-ordered elections which the commission is to conduct from January to March 2016. This information was contained in the commission’s …

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JAMB fixes dates for 2016 UTME

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Tuesday, announced dates for the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB said it would conduct the examinations between February and March. According to a statement by its Head of Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin in Lagos, the Computer-Based Test (CBT) exam which …

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We‘re rebuilding economy from scratch – Buhari tells British MPs, led by Anambra State-born Hon. Onwurah

President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday, told the visiting team of British Members of Parliament (PMs) at the State House, that his government was starting all over again to rebuild the economy. The British Members of Parliament (MPs) were led by Anambra State-born Hon. Chi Onwurah to the State House, Abuja. President …

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FG will continue to uphold human rights in fight against insurgency – Dambazau

Federal Government has pledged to continue to respect human rights provisions in its fight against insurgency in the country. The Minister of Interior, retired Lt. Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the pledge on Tuesday in Abuja when Mr Netsanet Belay, Africa Director, Research and Advocacy, Amnesty International, paid him a courtesy …

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NDDC Director arrested for alleged bribery

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested one Engr. Roberts A. Obuoha, a Director in Project Management Department of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC. He was picked up for attempting to bribe the EFCC Zonal Head (South-South), Mr. Ishaq Salihu. The suspect who is under investigation with the …

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NCR provides material to returnees from Cameroon

The National Commission for Refugees (NCR) has distributed relief materials to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and returnees from Cameroon Republic being sheltered in Gamboru Ngala of Borno State. The relief materials distributed include mobile clinic, foodstuffs, building materials, primary school materials and household items like bedding materials or bed …

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CSNAC absolves President Buhari of blame over alleged corruption in Judiciary

The Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC) has come out strongly in defence of President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent expression of frustration with the activities and performance of the judiciary on the prosecution of his government’s anti-corruption campaigns. The President’s comment was roundly criticized by not a few selfish lawyers, blank …

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