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No direct involvement of INEC staff in conduct of Edo governorship polls – Okoye

By Kingsley Okoye Abuja, Sept. 17, 2020 The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) says none of the paid staff of the commission will be directly involved in the conduct of the Edo State governorship elections slated for Sept. 19. Mr Festus Okoye, INEC’s National Commissioner in charge...

Edo election: No cause for worry over violence – INEC

By Angela Atabo Abuja, Sept. 17, 2020 Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has reaffirmed the assurance by security agencies that everything is under control regarding the identified hotspots in Edo ahead of Saturday’s governorship election. Mr Festus Okoye, National Commissioner in Charge of Information and Voter...

COVID-19: Ikpeazu inaugurates second molecular diagnostic lab in Abia

By Ihechinyere Chigemeri-Uwom Aba, Sept. 17, 2020 Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Thursday inaugurated a Molecular and Diagnostic Laboratory in Aba to boost the state government’s efforts in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking at the event, Ikpeazu expressed delight over the actualisation of...

Sokoto govt. opens ‘One-Stop Shop’ for Ease of Doing Business

By Habibu Harisu Sokoto, Sept. 17, 2020 The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Ease of Doing Business (EODB), Dr Jumoke Oduwole, has advised Sokoto state government to enhance modalities for information dissemination regarding business potentialities across the state. Oduwole, made the suggestion at the...

4 Brigade Nigerian Army releases help lines for Edo election

By Deborah Coker Benin, Sept. 17, 2020 The 4 Brigade Nigerian Army, Benin, has released two help lines for the Saturday Edo governorship election. The Assistant Director Army Public Relations, Maj. Ojo Adenegan, made the announcement in a statement in Benin on Thursday. Adenegan disclosed the...

Nasarawa State to benefit from FG’s education project for out -of -school women

By Awayi Kuje Lafia, Sept. 17, 2020 Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State says that the state is to benefit from a Universal Basic Education project of the Federal Government for out-of-school women. Sule stated this when he received wives of legislators of Nasarawa State...

Police warns Zamfara APC against intervening in security issues

By Ishaq Zaki Gusau, Sept. 17, 2020 The Zamfara Police Command has warned the leadership of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state to avoid intervening in security issues. The State Police Commissioner, Usman Nagogo issued the warning in Gusau on Thursday at a...

Former Adamawa Acting Governor returns to PDP

By Muhammad Adam Yola, Sept. 17, 2020 Former Adamawa Acting Governor, Mr James Barka, has left the All Progressives Congress (APC) for his former party, the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP). Barka officially announced his return to the PDP on Thursday in Yola. Naija247news recalls...

Zamfara APC expels Sirajo Garba, 125 others for violating NEC order

By Ishaq Zaki Gusau, Sept. 17, 2020 The Seven-Man Disciplinary Committee Set up by Zamfara State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has expelled Sirajo Garba and 125 others for violating National Executive Council resolution of the party and anti-party activities. Garba, with membership...

Anambra community urges Obiano’s intervention in tussle for Nanka traditional PM stool

By Peter Okolie Awka, Sept. 17, 2020 The Amakor Village in Nanka, Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra, has appealed to Gov. Willie Obiano to urgently intervene in the tussle rocking Nanka community over the traditional Prime Minister’s stool. The Chairman of Amakor Njikoka Development...
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