BREAKING: Names Of Election Ad Hoc Staff ‘Replaced At The Last Minute’ In Adamawa

Most of the names shortlisted as ad hoc staff in Adamawa State have been replaced at the last minute, a source at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has complained to SaharaReporters. “Most of the people who were originally shortlisted just woke up on Thursday morning to discover that their names …

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Monguno Town: Multi-Sectoral Rapid Needs Assessment of New Arrivals – Borno State, Nigeria | February 2019 – Nigeria

CONTEXT In early November 2018, Kukawa LGA experienced an increase in violent incidents between armed opposition groups (AOGs) and Nigerian Security Forces (SF) as part of the now ten-year conflict in Northeast Nigeria. On 16 November, AOGs attacked Kekeno, Kukawa and violent conflict occurred in Monguno LGA.1 The fighting continued …

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Buhari vs Atiku: How Yobe will vote on Saturday

Yobe state since 1999 to 2015 has been ruled by the opposition political party, hence parting ways with the then ruling party, despite several strategies adopted to force the state to fall in line has proved abortive. The 2015 general elections saw the state for the first time being ruled …

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INEC Distributes Sensitive Materials To Registration Areas In Jigawa

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced distribution of sensitive materials to registration areas in Dutse, the Jigawa state capital. Channels Television’s crew monitored the transportation of the materials from the INEC headquarters to Dutse local government office. The sensitive materials which are ballot papers for the presidential …

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Election: Sokoto State gets 5, 500 corps members as ad hoc staff

Members of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) 2018 Batch ‘C’ taking oath of Allegiance, during their Swearing-in Ceremony, in Kaduna Mr Philip Enaberue, the Sokoto State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says 5, 500 corps members will serve as ad hoc staff in the Saturday election in …

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Presidential/NASS polls: 1806231 to vote in Kebbi

As Nigerians partake in the Presidential and National Assembly polls tomorrow, a total of 1,806,231 registered voters are expected to vote in Kebbi state. The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Ahmad Mahmud, disclosed this to journalists while briefing them on the preparedness of INEC for the elections on Saturday. He said there …

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INEC materials, officials safe, ready for polls – Katsina CP

Adequate security has been deployed for Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly polls, says Commissioner of Police, Katsina State Command, Buba Sanusi, on Friday. In an interview with newsmen, he also assured that electoral materials and officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission were safe and well-guarded to ensure a hitch-free …

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Immigration rescues 9-month-old baby, 9 minors in Katsina

Immigration rescues 9-month-old baby, 9 minors in Katsina The Katsina State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it has rescued 10 minors including a nine-month-old baby from a gang of human traffickers. The state NIS Comptroller, Ajisafe Olusola, made the disclosure in a statement on Wednesday in Katsina …

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Kidnapping in Katsina spreads to metropolis

In Katsina State, kidnapping is rampant in 8 local government areas of Jibia, Dandume, Faskari, Sabuwa, Danmusa, Safana, Kankara and Batsari. These councils border the dreaded Rugu forest which serves as hideout for bandits. Recently, however, the kidnappings have extended to Dutsinma, Kurfi, Funtua and even Katsina metropolis. The rise …

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2019 election: Details of Buhari’s meeting with Emir of Katsina emerge

The Emir of Katsina State, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir, on Thursday backed the ongoing war against corruption, saying Nigeria would benefit greatly from it. The Emir said this when he received President Muhammadu Buhari at his palace in Katsina, that those who cornered public resources to the detriment of national development …

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