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Electoral offenders shall be punished with Electoral Act – INEC chair

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said that electoral offenders would be dealt with according to the...

Maina: EFCC vows to appeal court judgement

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it will appeal Tuesday’s judgement of a Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, restraining the commission...

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Exclusive: Why Saturday’s election failed

INEC ‘ready’ for Feb 23 Materials arrive in all states Card readers ready to go “Delayed orders to proceed with the printing of sensitive...

Controversy trails DSS invitation of INEC commissioner, officials

The Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday invited INEC National Commissioner in charge of logistics Professor Okechukwu Ibeanu, along with other officials of the...

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Death toll in Kajuru killings now 130 – El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El- Rufai of Kaduna State yesterday said that it was 130 persons that were killed in villages in Kajuru local government area...

…JNI, Fulani association tackle CAN

The secretary of the Kaduna State branch of the Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI), Ibrahim Kufena, has asked the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to...

Dapchi parents’, students pray, weep as Leah remains captive

As Leah Sharibu remains in the captivity of Boko Haram one year after the abduction of Dapchi school girls, students and parents yesterday held...

Elections: Call Council of State meeting, Dickson tells Buhari

Bayelsa State Governor Henry Seriake Dickson has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to convene an expanded emergency meeting of the Council of State to discuss...

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Bird flu hits Plateau, kills 3,900 birds

An outbreak of avian influenza has hit two local government areas of Plateau State, killing about 3,900 birds, the Chief Veterinary Officer of the...

IDPs recount ordeals as bandits attack Niger communities

Persons displaced by bandits’ attacks in parts of Rafi and Shiroro Local Government Areas of Niger State Tuesday shared their experiences with Daily Trust...