APC Government Officials Are Hand-Picking INEC Ad-Hoc Staff. Adamawa IPAC Cries Out

The Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Adamawa state chapter has cried fowl, accusing the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of conniving with the ruling APC to recruit ad-hoc staff for the forthcoming general elections.  IPAC raised the alarm in Yola on Thursday, alleging that the electoral umpire was “making desperate …

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Nigeria: Satellite imagery shows charred remains of Rann after Boko Haram attack

New satellite images analyzed by Amnesty International show the horrific aftermath of a Boko Haram attack that devastated in Rann, north-east Nigeria, displacing more than 9,000 people earlier this week. The satellite images reveal the true extent of the devastating attack which took place on 14 January in the Borno …

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Gubernatorial, NASS polls: 13 registered political parties sign peace accord in Yobe

Registered political parties in Yobe have pledged to conduct themselves peacefully before, during and after the forth coming  general elections scheduled for February and March, 2019 respectively. This was disclosed on Thursday after the signing of Peace Accord at the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC office in Damaturu. 13 registered …

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Wamakko reacts as 5,796 PDP member defect to APC in Sokoto

– The immediate governor of Sokoto state, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, has expressed joy over the recent defection to All Progressive Congress in the state – Reacting to the defection of 5,796 members of PDP and other parties to All Progressives Congress, Wamakko said it is suggestive of APC political strength …

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Defending journalism in Kebbi State

There is something ludicrous but nevertheless grave about the ongoing incarceration of The Sun newspaper’s reporter in Kebbi State, Olarenwaju Lawal. The reporter was picked up by police detectives on Monday, December 10, 2018, while he was on an official assignment. His cardinal sin was an online report of the …

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El-Rufai: Kaduna divided, blasts South South governors

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has confirmed that the state was divided and needed to be united and also blasted South South governors on their position on the case against Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Walter Onnoghen. Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, the Executive Governor of Kaduna State He also …

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Kano State Government equips NIMC enrollment centres

Mr Loveday Ogbonna, NIMC’s Head of Corporate Communications, in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja, said this was in fulfillment of promise made by the state government. He said that the promise was made during the inauguration of the 60 days emergency enrollment of citizens and legal residents. He …

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Eight Robbers Sentenced To Death In Adamawa Attack Journalists Out Of Anger

Journalists were the victims of an attack by robbers in Adamawa State during a court appearance. The eight robbers were sentenced to death by hanging by a High Court in Yola, the Adamawa State capital, on Thursday. However, a mild drama occurred outside the court room when the robbers attacked …

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Thousands returning to Nigeria’s restive Borno state ‘at risk’; UN ‘gravely concerned’

“We are gravely concerned for the safety and well-being of all these people”, UNHCR said in a statement. On 16 January, 267 Nigerian refugees, who had crossed into Cameroon in 2014, were forcibly returned. And at dusk on 14 January, militants attacked and ransacked the small border town of Rann, …

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Cholera: WHO declares Yobe free.. 1813 Cases Recorded, 61 Death

The Yobe state government in collaboration with World Health Organisation (WHO) and other partners have officially declared end of cholera outbreak in the state. Yobe State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Muhammad Bello Kawuwa disclosed this while addressing press newsmen on the progresses made yesterday. Executive Secretary, Primary Health Care Management …

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