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Ibrahim Magu, suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, was detained for a second night since his arrest on Monday. Magu was arrested by a joint team of operatives of the Department of State Services and men of the Nigeria Police Force and then taken to the Presidential Villa where he was grilled for many ...
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Ahead of August 8 bye-election for Nasarawa Central State Constituency, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says all officials and voters must use face masks during the election. The post Nasarawa bye-election: Voters must use face masks – INEC appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News ...
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Bassey Anthony, Uyo Angry youths in Etim Ekpo local government area have asked Akwa Ibom governor, Udom Emmanuel to stay away from their choice of who they elect as council chairman. The youths, who protested on Wednesday in the streets of the council area, urged the governor to follow the due process in the emergence of a new leadership of ...
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 07, (THEWILL) – The Kogi State Government has inaugurated Justice Henry Olusuyi as the Chief Judge of the state. The swearing-in ceremony was held on Wednesday in Lokoja, the state capital. Justice Oluseyi was sworn in at 10:35 am after taking his Oath of Office. In attendance are Governor Yahaya Bello, the state Deputy Governor, Edward Onaja; ...
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 07, (THEWILL) – The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called on the Lagos and Ogun state governments to permit the resumption of activities in places of worship. CAN President, Reverend Samson Ayokunle, made the call in a statement on Tuesday by his Special Assistant on Media and Communications, Pastor Adebayo Oladeji. According to CAN, the continued ...
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A file photo of protesting widows.   The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr Crusoe Osagie, has denied involvement in any widows’ empowerment scheme. In a statement on Wednesday, Osagie cautioned the public to be wary of fraudsters who are exploiting the political campaigns to deceive and defraud people. “There is a scam ...
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Three lawmakers in the Ondo state house of assembly have been suspended for unruly behaviour. Their suspension was announced at the plenary which was brought to an abrupt end. The lawmakers were suspended over an allegation of violation of standard rule of the house. A committee has been set up to investigate the allegations levelled […] The post Ondo State ...
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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has reported an explosion incident which occurred at Gbetiokun, OML 40, operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), on behalf of the NPDC/Elcrest Joint Venture. POLITICS NIGERIA learned that the incident, which occurred on Tuesday during the installation of a ladder on a platform (Benin River Valve Station) for access during discharging of ...
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The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has moved his personal belongings out of official residence in Maitama.

Credible sources have confimed to TVC News that security agencies in two vehicles visited his personal residence in Karu and may have been looking for incriminating documents.

It is not clear if they have visited his official residence in ...
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Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Edo State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Governor Godwin Obaseki will be defeated at the polls. The governorship election will be held on September 19. On Wednesday, Ize-Iyamu said PDP and Obaseki will lose because the party fielded “the man it […] Edo election: Why PDP, ...
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In February, a high-profile team of Netflix executives including chief content officer, Ted Sarandos visited Lagos to meet with filmmakers and potential partners. The streaming platform took the opportunity to activate the Netflix Naija Twitter account as well as announce details of the first Nigerian original series. Days later, the Netflix team including Dorothy Ghettuba, manager, African original series and ...
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Osagie Otabor, Akure Ondo State Government denied shutting down its Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) where COVID-19 patients are treated. It also denied online report that COVID-19 patients were sent home over striking doctors at the hospital. Some doctors at the IDH under the auspices of the National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP) stopped attending to COVID-19 ...
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By Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado-Ekiti A Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Otunba Olusegun Agbalajobi has said Governor Kayode Fayemi’s administration may be the worst in the history of the state with its alleged underperformance. Agbalajobi alleged that the Fayemi-led second term administration has become one of the biggest disasters that have befallen Ekiti since its creation ...
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...while Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa would be supporting him as vice-chairman.Atiku expressed optimism that Wike, Fintiri and other members of the council will do a very good job in making sure the party cruises to victory in the coming ...
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...activist, Timi Frank, has condemned the call for probe of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, ex-Senate President, Bukola Saraki, ex-Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, Senator Dino Melaye and himself.He said the All Progressives ...
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...while Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa would be supporting him as vice-chairman.Atiku expressed optimism that Wike, Fintiri and other members of the council will do a very good job in making sure the party cruises to victory in the coming ...
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...Progressives Congress, Timi Frank has revealed why APC wants former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, ex-speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, Senator Dino Melaye, and himself arrested.The ...
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The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta), has called on members and staff of the House to undergo test for COVID-19. Elumelu made the call in a statement on Wednesday after he and his household tested  ...
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The group claimed that ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar's frequent trips to Dubai prior to 2019 presidential elections may not be unconnected to Hushpuppi. They asked the US to go after Atiku, Dino Melaye, Timi Frank and other PDP stalwarts who ...
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The group claimed that ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar’s frequent trips to Dubai prior to 2019 presidential elections may not be unconnected to Hushpuppi.They asked the US to go after Atiku, Dino Melaye, Timi Frank and other PDP stalwarts who ...
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With the primary elections for the Ondo governorship election drawing closer, one of the contenders in the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief  ...
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Update on today’s fire incident: Pictures showing the damage to one office in the Election and Party Monitoring Department, which is an annex detached from the main building, and efforts by men of the Federal Fire Service to contain it. The fire was quickly extinguished. pic.twitter.com/uTEA8wkglr— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) April ...
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...investigation of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, ex-Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, ex-Speaker, House of ... Democratic Party, PDP, chieftains, including Atiku, Saraki, Dogara, Melaye, and Frank for appearing in certain photographs ...
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“That’s what we counted, I was a returning officer in that election. Kwakwanso came second, then Atiku, Rochas , then Nda-Isaiah. I can still recall these things.“So there was never a time it was ceded to Buhari. The people that voted for Buhari ...
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...Vice Chairman (North-West), Barrister Inuwa Abdulkadir was very shocking.Governor Atiku Bagudu, who represented the national leadership of APC at the residence of the deceased in Sokoto, condoled with the immediate family of late Barrister Inuwa ...
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...attack on the former vice-president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, former Senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and some stalwarts... Roland Afeodih, fiercely condemned the attack on Atiku, describing it as unwarranted.He said the group resolved to embark ...
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According to international observers, it was the fairest and freest election in Nigerian history. Mr. Abiola won the election, only for Gen. Ibrahim  ...
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A former Chairman of Kuje Area Council, Alhaji Abdullahi D. Galadima, has said the people that betrayed him during his re-election bid in 2019 are  ...
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Press Release:
Update on Edo and Ondo Governorship Elections pic.twitter.com/Hg7P94BReR— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) April 27, 2020
Source by INEC Nigeria ...
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And the result of the election has the full imprimatur of Oshiomhole's ... So, if the main purpose of a political party is to win elections, nobody would deny ... From being a factory worker, the Comrade rose to lead the mass of Nigerian  ...
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She cited countries like South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Zambia that allow these categories of citizens to vote. She said: "The Electoral  ...
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These are not the best of times for Oyo politics. And for Governor Seyi Makinde who has cut for himself, the image of a young, dynamic and focused politician, recent happenings could be quite disturbing. His emergence as governor of Oyo State in the 2019  ...
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The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure a free, fair and credible governorship election on September 19 in Edo State. Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike  ...
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Peter Dada, Akure. The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Tuesday denied the allegations levelled against him by a former Secretary to the State Government, Mr Sunday Abegunde. The former SSG, after resigning from the government on  ...
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