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INEC Confirms Postponement Of Presidential Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has postponed to February 23rd, the General election earlier scheduled for Saturday, February 16th, 2019. INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu,while briefing newsmen at the commission’s headquarters, announced that continuing with the election as earlier scheduled for today, 16th February, 2019, was no longer feasible. …

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Fire Engulfs INEC Office In Plateau State

The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Qua’an Pan Local Government Area of Plateau State has been engulfed by fire. This is coming less than one week to the 2019 presidential election. Plateau State INEC Head of Department, Voter Education and Publicity, Osaretin Imahiyereobo, confirmed the incident …

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INEC Extends Deadline Day for Collection of PVC

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu announced this during a meeting with resident electoral commissioners (RECs) in Abuja on Friday. He said the collection will now be done from 9am to 6pm daily. “The collection of PVCs scheduled to end today Friday, February 8, is hereby extended nationwide to Monday, February 11. …

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2019 Presidency: Buhari reacts to Atiku’s endorsement by Afenifere, Ohanaeze, Northern Elders Forum, PANDEF, Middle Belt

The presidency on Sunday condemned the endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar by some groups. Influential socio-cultural bodies, including Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Northern Elders’ Forum, Pan-Niger Delta Forum and the Middle Belt Forum backed Atiku to beat President Muhammadu Buhari. The groups met at …

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ASUU strike: LASU speaks on resumption date

The Lagos State University (LASU) has urged its students to disregard any notice directing them to resume for lectures amidst the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).Spokesman of the university, Mr Ademola Adekoya told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the information was …

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ASUU Insists On Strike As State University Resumes Academic activities

Yobe State University Damaturu on Monday opened for academic activities despite the ongoing nationwide strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).Dr. Kalli Alkali Yusuf Gazali, Registrar of the university, had released a duly signed internal circular with reference number R/YUS/GC/014/vol. 1/15, dated 24th December, 2018 addressed to Provost, …

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ASUU STRIKE: Have Mercy On Students – NGIGE Begs Lecturers

Labour & Employment Minister Chris Ngige has pleaded with striking varsity teachers to show mercy on students by calling off their strike. The teachers, under auspices of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), began a nationwide strike since November, last year, over some disagreement between the union and the …

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Airforce Releases Statement On Alex Badeh’s Assassination

The Nigerian Airforce has just confirmed the death of Ex-chief of Defense Staff, Alex Badeh. Below is a statement by the Airforce Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, made available to PoliticsNGR “It is with a heavy heart that I regretfully announce the unfortunate demise of …

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BREAKING: Access Bank Acquired Diamond Bank

Access Bank has acquired Diamond Bank. Diamond Bank TSA transaction value hits 13.53trn in 2017 — CBN report LAGOS — Access Bank Plc has finally acquired Diamond Bank Plc. According to insiders, the official announcement of the transaction will be made in the course of the week by the Central …

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