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Elections: Foreign observers to get visa extension, fee waiver – Nigerian Govt

Comptroller General of the Nigerian Immigration, Muhammad Babandede. [Photo credit: Channels TV &]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) gave logistics and operational problems as reasons for postponing the polls.


Elections: Nigerian govt declares Friday public holiday, excludes bankers

A street in Ikorodu town, Lagos [Photo Credit: The Guardian]

"Those providing essential duties and bankers are excluded," the government said.


JAMB considers postponement of 2019 examination


JAMB also announced a postponement of the mock examination earlier scheduled for February 23.


Deployment of sensitive material end Thursday – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, addressing a stakeholders meeting on 2019 General Elections’ postponement, in Abuja on Saturday (16/2/19). 01462/16/2/2019/Sumaila Ibrahim/BJO/NAN

Mr Yakubu says the commission has achieved 100 per cent configuration of the Smart Card Readers.


Nigeria will support global oil output reduction for higher prices – Buhari

President @MBuhari receives in audience Special Envoy of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, Custodian of the two Holy Mosques, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, today at the State House, Abuja. [PHOTO CREDIT: Bashir Ahmad]

The president played host to a representative of the Saudi monarch.




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