Wednesday May 27, 2020 6:14 AM

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INEC headquarters Abuja gutted by fire

The Media Centre of the Independent National Electoral Commission also in Abuja has been gutted by fire. It was learnt that the incident affected the office of INEC’s Director of Voter Registry, Emmanuel Akem. INEC said, “The fire started at about 10:30am and was quickly put out by a combined team of firefighters from the Federal Fire Service and the ...

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Lagos highbrow estate cries out over Coronavirus

Danger could best fit the signal that is emerging from Omole Phase 2, one of the highbrow residential estates on the Mainland of Lagos. The residents in a statement signed by their Chairman, Bamidele Lanisa Wednesday night raised the alarm concerning a victim of the dreaded virus in its neighbouring community of Olowoira, who allegedly died after being brought back ...

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Coronavirus: Buhari caves in to pressure, to address Nigerians by 7pm

President Muhammadu Buhari has caved in to pressure, he has agreed to address Nigerians by 7pm on Sunday. President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement. Many Nigerians have been eager to hear what the President will have to say on the raging COVID-19 pandemic for which Nigeria has recorded 97 confirmed cases. Adesina ...

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#EkitiDecides2018: I will restore Ekiti values, Fayemi vows

The governor-elect of Ekiti, Kayode Fayemi, has described his victory in Saturday’s governorship election as one “ for reclaiming the land and restoring Ekiti values.” Fayemi spoke on Sunday while addressing the journalists in Isan-Ekiti shortly after he was declared the winner of the governorship election. “The victory of this election, I believe, is for reclaiming the land and restoring ...

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#EkitiDecides: Parties begin vote buying with house to house cash donations

Some political parties in Saturday’s governorship poll in Ekiti State have developed strategies to beat the security personnel, offeringbribes to some of the electorate with Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) to influence them to vote for their candidates.

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Ekiti poll: Fayose credits civil servants account with 3,000 as Government stipend

Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose has reportedly paid 3,000 as Government stipend into the salary account of the civil servants of the state ahead of Saturday's election.

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Photos: PDP NWC storms NASS to protest alleged attack on Fayose

Members of the National Working Committee (NWC)of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have stormed the National Assembly, protesting over the alleged attack by the men of the Nigeria Police Force on the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose.

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Obaseki, Ajimobi confident of peaceful APC State Congresses

Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki and his Oyo counterpart, Abiola Ajimobi, have given an assurance of peaceful state congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC)across the country on Saturday. The governors spoke on Friday in an interview with journalists in Benin after attending the funeral mass for late Christopher Abebe at Iruekpen, Esan West Local Government Area of the state. Obaseki ...

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Omo-Agege: Senators have no mandate to suspend fellow colleague – Delta APC

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Delta State on Tuesday in Abuja took a swipe at the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, over the suspension of the Senator representing Delta Central, Ovie Omo-Agege.

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Falae after closed door meeting with Obasanjo, says ‘I came to discuss Nigeria’

A former Secretary to the Federal Government,Olu Falae, says he has come to visit a former president,  Olusegun Obasanjo, about the affairs of the country.

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