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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced the distribution of electoral materials for this Saturday’s governorship and state house of assembly elections. This comes three days after the electoral commission assured Nigerians on Sunday that reconfiguration of the Bimodal Voter Registration Systems (BVAS) would be completed by Tuesday (yesterday) in preparation for the polls. […]

The World Health Organization (WHO) has included Nigeria and 54 other countries on its Health Workforce Support and Safeguards List 2023. The global health body stated that the countries face the most pressing health workforce challenges related to universal health coverage. A total of 37 countries were listed under the African Region category, including Angola, […]

Ohaneze Ndigbo has called on the Federal Government and security agencies to arrest and prosecute those threatening and intimidating Igbos  living in various parts of the country, especially in Lagos and Rivers States ahead of the governorship and state Assembly elections on Saturday. Vice President of the group, Chief Damian Okeke-Ogene, made the call in […]

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has debunked speculation that he is lobbying to be appointed as Chief of Staff to the President-Elect, Bola Tinubu. Gbajabiamila, who has been representing the Surulere I Federal Constituency of Lagos since 2003, is a key loyalist of Tinubu’s. While other elected members of the 10th […]

Federal Government has taken over ownership of Muhammadu Buhari International Cargo Airport (MICA) in Yobe State.The N18 billion facility, sited along Gashua Road, Damaturu, was inaugurated on January 10 this year by the Nigerian leader. Governor Mai Mala Buni made the disclosure, yesterday, in Damaturu, while launching a book titled: “Governor Buni’s 1,500 completed projects […]

Following the compliance of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on the Supreme Court’s ruling validating the old naira notes, Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, says citizens can now heave a sigh of relief as more cash is expected in circulation. On Monday, the apex bank asked money deposit banks to dispense and accept old […]

No fewer than 12.9 million cyberattacks have been recorded from within and outside the country during the just-concluded Presidential and National Assembly polls. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof Isa Pantami, disclosed this on Tuesday, saying over 6.9 million attacks were recorded on election day alone. According to Pantami, the attacks were successfully […]

Beatrice Ekweremadu, the wife of former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has denied involvement in the search for an organ donor for their ailing daughter, Sonia. Beatrice was last year arrested alongside her husband in the United Kingdom for allegedly trafficking a young man into the country to harvest his kidney. She denied the allegation […]

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba, has ordered a swift conclusion of all investigations related to violations of the Electoral Act during the Feb. 25 elections. Baba gave the order to Commissioners of Police in charge of commands nationwide. In a statement issued by the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi in Abuja […]

The Accord candidate for the Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Constituency 2 in the Rivers State House of Assembly, Chukwudi Ogbonna has been kidnapped by gunmen in the state. Ogbonna, who was running for office in the rescheduled March 18th election was reportedly dragged out of his vehicle by gunmen on Monday night around the Rumuigbo area of Port […]

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