European centre sensitizes IDPs on electoral processes

The European Centre for Electoral Studies (ECES) has taken its campaign for inclusion and participation of IDPs in the upcoming general elections to the camps of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Malkohi and Fufore areas of Adamawa state. The centre in collaboration with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and …

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2019 Polls: Security Chiefs To Tackle Security Threats In Kaduna – el-Rufai

Kaduna state Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, has assured that he has met with the nation’s security chiefs in Abuja in order to ensure peaceful elections in his state. Speaking at a stakeholders’ meeting at Kafanchan town, headquarters of Jema’a local government on Tuesday, the governor disclosed that recent intelligence reports have …

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Boycott order: NBA Kano branch differs with national body

The Kano State Branch of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says it will not comply with its national body’s order to boycott courts nationwide from Tuesday, Jan. 29. The national body of NBA has ordered its members nationwide to boycott courts for two days to protest the suspension of Chief Justice …

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NDLEA expresses concern over Influx of energy drinks in Adamawa

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, Adamawa Command has expressed concern over high influx of energy drinks into the state. Yakubu Kibo, the Commander of the Agency in the state raised the alarm at a one-day lecture on Leadership Qualities, Good Governance and Effects of Drugs on Society, on Sunday …

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Makarfi, Ashiru, others deplore El-Rufai’s poor governance in Kaduna

PDP candidate pledges to revive state Standard-Bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State, Isa Ashiru, yesterday blamed Governor Nasir El-Rufai for poor governance and backwardness of the state. Ashiru, who promised to return the state to the path of development and unity, spoke at a campaign rally …

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Nigeria has 11 million stunted children – UNICEF

Nigeria has 11 million stunted children – UNICEF The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says Nigeria has the second largest number of stunted children in the world, with over 11 million children under the age of five affected. Annefrida Kisesa, the Chief Field Services and Operations, UNICEF, made the remark …

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Elections: 175 officials of opposition parties defect to APC in Adamawa

OVER 173 members of various opposition parties, including PDP, SDP, ADC and others have defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) party from Toungo LGA area of Adamawa state. The defectors who decided their loyalty for APC because of Governor Mohammed Jibrilla Mohammed who has done development for the area. …

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Army, Police, Others Will Tackle Security Threats In Kaduna State, El-rufai Assures

El-rufai Urges Kaduna State Indigenes To Come Out Enmasse To Vote For Their Preferred Candidates As the general elections draw near, Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai said he has met with the nation’s security chiefs in Abuja in order to ensure peaceful elections the state. Speaking at a stakeholders’ meeting …

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Kano to convert Plaza cinema to hospital

Kano state government has made a provision of N100 million in the 2019 budget to convert the famous Plaza cinema into a maternity hospital to boost healthcare service delivery in Fagge local government and environs. The state Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Alhaji Shehu Muhammad Na’Allah made the disclosure while …

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Nigeria Key Message Update, January 2019 – Nigeria

Over 2.0 million IDPs are in the northeast as the conflict persists Messages clés The insurgents have intensified attacks in northeast Nigeria, particularly in northern and eastern Borno, restricting access to some populations. Most affected households in Borno, southern Yobe and northern Adamawa states will continue to face Crisis (IPC …

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