Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Arch. Dickson Darius Ishaku has been declared the winner of Taraba State Governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC.
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The report by Everest Amaefule, went on to state that â€œThe World Bankâ€™s Chief Economist for Africa, Mr Francisco Ferreira, said looking into financial records of the country, especially allegations of corruption at the NNPC, would check impunity and build public institutions in the futureâ€. While thanking Ferreira for his observations, it must be stated that Buhari does not really need the World Bank or any external organization before probing the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC,
ABUJA - SENIOR Pastor, Trinity Living Church, Pastor Emmanuel Adefowora has called on the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) and other elected leaders across the country to stick to their election promises.
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The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Ekiti Assembly election in Ilejemeje State constituency, Mrs Bose Dada has been
declared winner of the supplementary election conducted on Saturday by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
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Scores of All Progressives Congress party faithful in the state have taken over the streets of Owerri, to celebrate what some of them called "the hard won election victory".
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Imo State Governor and candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, in the just concluded supplementary gubernatorial election, Chief Rochas Okorocha, has been re-elected for a second term in office.
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As the June, 2015 deadline for bank customers to get their Bank Verification Number (BVN) draws closer, customers are in the last minutes rush to enrol on the exercise.
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ALADI Sule lies critically ill at the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja, Kogi State. Her body is wrapped in bandage, from the head to the chest. Part of her back and her right leg are socked in foil. One of her eyes has been â€œeatenâ€ by acid and her right ear is rolled into a small ball. Aladiâ€™s critical situation is no thanks to an alleged angry ex-lover who was said to have promised to destroy her beauty and fulfilled his promise.
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President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday prayed for the in-coming administration of General Muhammadu Buhari. The President has also admonished Nigerian leaders at various levels of government to be ready to make sacrifices for the growth of the nation, stressing that Nigerians should not allow the challenges of today to weigh them down.
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By Jimitota Onoyume Doris MacDaniels is theÂ Chairperson of IjawÂ Mothers Union,Â Â a group at the forefront ofÂ the campaign for a better Niger Delta. She is also a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State and the Deputy PublicityÂ Â Secretary, South South Peoples Assembly, SSPA. In this interview, she speaks on the just
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Incidentally, both General Buhari and President Jonathan had saved my life before from a flying bullet. In the case of Buhari, that was why I decided not to speak until he won. At least for the first time, Nigerians have chosen a leader by themselves and not one imposed or forced down their throat.
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Youths of the oil producing Niger Delta region have warned the in-coming administration of Major General Muham-madu Buhari against reducing the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to a parastatal under the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs.
The warning came against the backdrop of the alleged plan by the next government to implem
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Ag. IGP Solomon E. Arase, fdc., NPM was born on 21 June, 1956. A 1980 Political Science graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, he holds an LL.B degree from University of Benin and LL.M from Lagos State University, specialising in Corporate Management and Finance Law. He is also a holder of Masterâ€™s degree in Strategic Studies from University of Ibadan, Fellow of Nigeria Defence College, (fdc), and recipient of the National Police Medal (NPM).
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Although technology was at the center of the just concluded 2015 elections, Nigerian IT practitioners have expressed fresh concern saying that Nigeria may not reap the benefits of digital economy of the 21st century unless the incoming government listens to the wake up call of making Information Technology the centerpiece of national development mission.
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But expediency is not always right or else any anti-corruption measure, no matter how dehumanising and inhumane, would be justified. In the case we are discussing, Umaru Dikko could have died at some point in the perilous journey if his kidnappers had succeeded in their mission. Remember, there is no guarantee that brutal military methods, including lengthy prison terms, will eliminate corruption.
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Thirty-one generals of the Nigerian Army who retired between January 2014 and April this year after the mandatory 35 years in service were yesterday pulled out of service with the former Chief of Police and Plans, Major General Essien Bassey insisting that the Army must imbibe sound professionalism in the conduct of its duties no matter the nature or degree of importance of the assignment.
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Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Friday visited the President-Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari in his Aso Drive residence, Abuja.
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Federal Government yesterday, received a grant of $4.5 million from Japan for provision of Japanese disaster reduction equipment.
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As the 7th Senate winds up ahead of the inauguration of the 8th Senate on June 4, the upper legislative chambers is at the moment caught up in a high-level of intrigues, horse-trading and lobbying, backstabbing, in a bid to outwit one another or zone on who becomes the next president of the Senate.
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