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Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu showing a specimen ballot paper for Ekiti governorship election during the INEC quarterly consultative meeting with political parties, in Abuja on Wednesday (4/6/18). 03573/4/6/2018/Hogan Bassey/NAN

2019: INEC insists APC won’t be allowed to field candidates in Zamfara

INEC had informed the APC in a leaked memo that it would not be allowed to field candidates in Zamfara for the 2019 elections.

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Group lauds Nigerian delegation’s performance at tobacco treaty talks

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) were also on the delegation.

Court dismisses former SSS spokesperson, Marilyn Ogar’s case against FG

Ms Ogar was sacked in 2015, following allegations of alleged fraud and engaging in partisan politics.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: Oriental Times

Bribery Allegations: Why we cannot take action against Ganduje yet- APC

The Kano State House of Assembly has, however, commenced investigation of the governor.

Police, EFCC unaware as second batch of Governor Ganduje ‘bribe’ videos surfaces

Mr Ganduje, a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, dismisses the video as untrue and refuses to resign.

VVF operation in a Nigerian clinic

Abuja hospital acquires latest surgical equipment

The laser machine has a surgery time 25 per cent faster than the conventional surgery machines, says expert

Nigerian Police officers on duty

Police arrest ‘millionaire businessman’ who allegedly bolted during stop-and-search operation

The police said stolen goods were eventually found in the car

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Follow the rules in handling Fayose, Secondus tells EFCC, others

Ayo Fayose leaves office on Tuesday.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

ANALYSIS: Five things Eagles must do to defeat Libya again Tuesday

The Eagles defeated Libya 4-0 in the first of a double-header.

Bonded terminal agents, importers protest over customs extortion

Importers, others protest alleged Customs’ extortion in Lagos

The protesters obstructed activities in the terminal on Monday

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Togolese arrested for allegedly raping teenagers in Nigeria

The victims were between 13 and 15 years old, the police said.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Why Buhari banned 50 high-profile Nigerians from travelling – Presidency

The presidency claims that there is no political gain behind the activation of the Order.

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Police confirm officers involved in killing of another Nigerian woman in Abuja

Anita Akapson was murdered on October 13

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INTERVIEW: What Nigerian govt must do to end farmers/herders conflict, election violence – Peace Committee

Members of the National Working Group on Peace Building and Conflict Resolution include top clerics, academics, and a retired general.

Governor Nyesom Wike shaking hands with Atiku Abubakar

2019: I’ll support Atiku to defeat Buhari – Wike

Mr Wike said he has no regret supporting Mr Tambuwal during the primary.

Bishop David Oyedepo

2019: I don’t belong to any political party – Bishop Oyedepo

“I have never taken any dime from any political candidate in my life, I am a mediator,” says Mr Oyedepo.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari’s executive orders ‘an unconstitutional overreach of executive powers’ – Group

“It usurps legislative and judicial powers, and particularly emasculates the powers of courts to determine cases against those named…”

Rev Matthew Kukah, Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi during the meeting at Obasanjo's residence in Abeokuta

Bishop Kukah speaks on role in Obasanjo-Atiku reconciliation, endorsement

Another cleric at the event, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi, had also explained his role at the reconciliation meeting.

Director general National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr Isa Pantami (middle) cutting tape to open the Nigerian pavilion at GITEX 2018 in Dubai, UAE on Sunday, with him is the Executive Vice Chairman/CEO National Communications Commission (NCC) Prof Umar Danbatta (left)

Ease of Doing Business: NITDA to streamline operations of government agencies

The move will help create a “one-stop shop” and make IT frameworks of individual agencies compatible with one another.

Atiku Abubakar meets former president, Goodluck Jonathan in Bayelsa

Jonathan asks South-east PDP leaders to accept Peter Obi as Atiku’s running mate

Atiku Abubakar named Peter Obi is running mate.

Innosson Motors

Innoson alleges attempt on lawyer’s life

McCarthy Mbadugha was reportedly attacked at his Lagos residence on Sunday.

Boko Haram

Boko Haram: Red Cross sends urgent message to Nigerian govt over kidnapped health workers

The Boko Haram has threatened to kill the health workers.

Kano Governor Ganduje caught on video receiving dollars from suspected contractors

UPDATED: Kano Governor Ganduje caught on video receiving dollars from suspected contractors

The governor in response says the video is ‘cloned.’

Femi Fani-Kayode

Travel Ban: I’m not bothered, Fani-Kayode says

The opposition politician says President Buhari’s travel ban will affect only those who need to get medical care from their doctors oversees.

Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria

NCAA lifts suspension on Aviation College certificate

Sam Adurogboye, General Manager, Public Relations, NCAA made the announcement on Sunday in Lagos.