INEC panel to submit report on Bauchi inconclusive poll today

Olufemi Atoyebi, Friday Olokor, Hindi Livinus and Armstrong Bakam The panel set up by the Independent National Electoral Commission over the non-declaration of results of the Tafawa Balewa Local Government during the Bauchi State governorship poll will submit its report on Friday (today.)  A top member of the committee, who …

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News Scan for Mar 15, 2019

Improperly home-canned peas linked to 3 botulism cases in New York Improperly home-canned peas sickened three women in New York City last summer after they ate potato salad that contained the ingredient, underscoring the importance of safe canning procedures, New York health officials reported today in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly …

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Nigeria: Roadside bomb blast blamed on ISWA kills 5 people near Maiduguri

Five farmers were killed on Wednesday, March 6 when their vehicle was struck by a mine near the restive northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, militia and residents said. A truck bringing farmers and their harvest of cucumbers from nearby irrigation fields exploded when it hit a mine outside Addamari, also …

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INEC recruits 20000 ad-hoc staff in Jigawa – REC

Jigawa state Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’sResident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr Mahmud Isa said Wednesdaythat the commission has recruited close to twenty thousand ad-hockstaff to enable them hold a credible, fair and free 2019 elections inthe state. While addressing a press conference Wednesday in Dutse the REC saidall elections materials …

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Coalition backs Tambuwal over plan to sue INEC

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal’s resolve to challenge INEC’s decision on Sokoto State governorship election that ended in a stalemate received a boost as Nigerian Youth Coalition Against Electoral Violence, Northwest Zone has backed his decision. Speaking during a press conference held in Sokoto on Wednesday, the Coalition’s …

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INEC to distribute electoral materials in Kebbi on Thursday

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Kebbi State has confirmed that it has received all the sensitive materials meant for presidential and national assembly elections and would kicks off its distribution today Wednesday across 21 Local Government Areas in kebbi state. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Alhaji Ahmad Mahmud …

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Photo of Lebanese engineer, Sagir Ahmed who was kidnapped in Kano State and found dead

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Adamawa APC rejects inconclusive guber poll

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa state has rejected results of the governorship election conducted on Saturday. Mustapha Salisu, zonal national vice chairman of the party, accused officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of colluding with the army to alter results. The commission had on Sunday declared …

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Nigeria – Measles outbreak (DG ECHO, WHO, NCDC, NGOs) (ECHO Daily Flash of 16 March 2019) – Nigeria

The Nigerian Center for Disease Control has reported almost 6 000 cases of measles and 15 deaths in Nigeria since the beginning of 2019, twice as much as last year for the same period. With more than 3 600 cases, the vast majority among children under five, Borno State is …

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