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PRESIDENT TINUBU SADDENED OVER THE TRAGIC LOSS OF MILITARY OFFICERS IN NIGER STATE. By Terry Igbakule, State House Abuja

The catastrophic loss of service men and gallant officers in a helicopter crash st Chukuba Village near Shiroro dam, Niger state on Monday, has brought immense sadness to the President.. The commander-in- chief who mourned their untimely departure said they will be remembered not just as service men,but as national heroes who gave their all for the peace and security …

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ASUSS CONFERENCE 2023:Be Patient and Dedicated, Better Days are Coming-Comrade Kolapo. By Douglas Ahiaba

The Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, (NLC) Ekiti State Chapter,Com’d Pharm Kolapo Olatunde has urged Teaches in the Country to remain Patient and Dedicated to duties as better days are Coming ahead as their is always a light at the end of the tunnel,he said. Com’d Pharm Kolapo disclosed this While delivering his Goodwill message at the 2023 Conference …

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Nigerian Politicians Urged To Ventilate Grievance in Court. By Douglas Ahiaba

Nigerian Politicians Urged To Ventilate Grievance in Court. By Douglas Ahiaba

Nigerians have been asked to always approach the proper channel of the court on matters of election disputes and dissatisfaction rather than protest. This advise is coming upon protest by some political parties who were not satisfied with the outcome of the just concluded election and calls for the cancellation of general elections in the country. Giving the advice while …

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Federal Government Accuses Peter Obi, Datti-Ahmed Of Treason.

The Federal Government has accused the Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi, and his running mate, Yusuf Datti Ahmed, of inciting people to violence over the outcome of the Presidential elections. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed made the allegation in Washington DC, USA, during his official engagements with some international media organisations. The …

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Senate President Reappoints Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman as Director General of NILDS. By Saheed Badmus

Senate President Reappoints Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman as Director General of NILDS. By Saheed Badmus

The President of the Senate and Chairman of National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS)’s Governing Council, Ahmad Lawan, in consultation with the Speaker of the House of Representatives and Alternate Chairman of NILDS’ Governing Council, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has reappointed Prof. Abubakar O. Sulaiman as Director General of the Institute for another four-year term. The announcement was …

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Wabote, Jonathan, Lumumba win African Heritage Awards. By Chris Mark

It was a night of colourful display of African culture and honour at the inaugural African Heritage Concert and Awards, where the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote was conferred with the Champion of Local Content Development in Africa Award. The event was held on Saturday evening in Kigali, Rwanda and …

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PDP Clears Diri For Bayelsa Governorship Election. By Chris Mark

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Screening Committee for Bayelsa State on Tuesday screened and cleared Senator Douye Diri for the November 11, 2023 governorship election in the state. The screening exercise took place at the PDP headquarters in Abuja. Senator Diri, who is the incumbent governor of the state, was the only aspirant from the party that picked the PDP nomination and expression of interest forms for the November poll. Chairman of the screening committee and Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, said the panel screened Governor Diri in line with guidelines of the party and as stipulated in the Electoral Law. Shaibu said the Bayelsa helmsman met all the requirements of the party for the election. He said: “We have checked the documents of Governor Douye Diri and have also interviewed him. Having satisfied our question-and-answer process, we discovered that he is not only worthy to contest the election but also have no encumbrances as far as his documents are concerned. “Regardless of the fact that he is the incumbent governor and having been a Senator of the Federal Republic, we still went through his documents page by page to ensure that there is nothing that is contrary to the Electoral Law. “Having met all the conditions and in line with the process, you have been cleared by the committee. We wish you well in the forthcoming election in Bayelsa State. “We know you have performed well as governor and by the grace of God, you will continue with the good work you have started after the election to make Bayelsa the state that Bayelsans dream to have.”

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Screening Committee for Bayelsa State on Tuesday screened and cleared Senator Douye Diri for the November 11, 2023 governorship election in the state. The screening exercise took place at the PDP headquarters in Abuja. Senator Diri, who is the incumbent governor of the state, was the only aspirant from the party that picked the …

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INEC Fixes Date For Supplementary Elections

INEC Fixes Date For Supplementary Elections

This was made known by the Chief Press Secretary to the INEC Chairman, Rotimi Oyekanmi on Monday. The Independent National Electoral Commission has fixed April 15 for the conduct of all outstanding governorship, National and State Assembly supplementary elections. Oyekanmi said, “Arising from its meeting held today, the Independent National Electoral Commission has decided that all outstanding governorship, National and …

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No Perfect Election Anywhere In The World Says, Hon.Adejare . By Saheed Badmus

No Perfect Election Anywhere In The World Says, Hon.Adejare . By Saheed Badmus

No Perfect Election Anywhere In The World Says, Hon.Adejare … Calls For Review, Fine-tune Of Electoral Act A member of the House of representatives, Hon (Dr)Babatunde Adejare has said that there was no perfect election anywhere in the world.He noted that Independent National Electoral Commission did well by all standard. Hon. Adejare who stated this in an interview with the …

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