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Nigeria : PDP Wins Bauchi Zaki Fed Const. Supplementary Election

Nigeria : PDP Wins Bauchi Zaki Fed Const. Supplementary Election

Auwal Jatau, candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), has emerged winner of Saturday’s supplementary elections for Zaki Federal Constituency in Bauchi state. Announcing the result in Zaki town on Saturday, the Returning Officer, Prof. Ahmed Kutama of Federal University, Dutse, said Jatau polled 15,405 votes to defeat his closest rival, Umar Tata of the […]

NUJ Chairman Calls For Independence of Nigeria Press Council

The Chairman, Lagos State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Dr Qasim Akinreti, on Saturday called for the independence of Nigeria Press Council (NPC). Akinreti made the call on Saturday at a symposium tagged “State of Media and Citizens Freedom in Nigeria’’, organised by a consortium of media activists and civil society groups in […]

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NIS Apprehends 9 Trafficked Girls At Airport

The Operatives of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Command in Lagos, has apprehended another 9 girls being trafficked. The girls were on their ways to Lebanon, Cairo, Dubai and India on Ethiopian, Peace, Egypt and East Airlines. The service Public Relations Officer, DCI Sunday James made this known in statement on […]

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Oba Of Benin Calls For Peaceful Co-existence Among Nigerians 

The Oba of Benin, Omo N’oba N’edo Uku Akpolokpolo Ewuare II on Friday called for the peaceful co-existence and unity among Nigerians. Ewuare II made the call during a courtesy visit on the governor of Niger, Alhaji Abubakar Bello, at Government House, Minna. “There is need to pray for peaceful co-existence and unity of Nigeria,” […]

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Nigeria : Community Policing Will Address Insecurity – Say APC Governors

The Progressive Governors Forum, says community policing initiated by some state governments will complement the efforts of the Federal Government in tackling insecurity in the country. The Governor of Plateau, Mr Simon Lalong, said this on Friday while briefing newsmen at the end of the first quarterly meeting of the forum’s Governance Programme Steering Committee […]

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Northern /Southern Leaders Hold Peace Talk In Lagos

Some eminent Nigerian leaders from across the nation on Friday held a closed door meeting in Lagos on the need to preserve continued unity and peaceful coexistence of the country. The meeting, which held at the Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, was chaired by a former Presidential Adviser founding member of Northern Elders Forum, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai. […]

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Corps Members Conduct Sanitation Exercise At Plateau Hospital

Some corps members belonging to the Sustainable Development Goals( SDGs) Community Development Service (CDS) group on Friday conducted a sanitation exercise at the Plateau Specialist Hospital, Jos. President of the group, Mr Bawa Ibrahim, said the gesture was in line with the goal six of the SDGs, which emphasised access to clean water and sanitation. […]

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Univ. Of Ibadan Offers Admission To 4,359 Out 19,482

The Senate of the University of Ibadan on Friday approved the provisional offer of undergraduate admission to 4,359 candidates for the 2019/2020 academic session. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, who presided over the emergency Senate meeting, said that out of this figure, 4,100 had been processed through JAMB while about 3, 709 had paid […]

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