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US, UK urges support for INEC, peaceful polls

The United States and United Kingdom have both urged Nigerians to be patient and support the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for a successful completion of the electoral process.

Both countries in separate statements in Abuja last Saturday, noted that while Nigerians have the r [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019


NCSU special conference passes confidence vote on Amaechi, others

The Special National Delegates Conference, SNDC, of the Nigeria Civil Service Union, NCSU,  has passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of the union led by  Comrade Lawrence Amaechi.

This is contained in a communique jointly signed by the President Comrade Lawrence Ama [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019


Adewole inaugurates emergency medical treatment committee

The Federal Ministry of Health, has inaugurated an Emergency Medical Treatment Committee and National Emergency Medical Services and Ambulance Scheme to provide an effective and efficient emergency medical services to Nigerians. 

Inaugurating the committee in Abuja, Minister of Health, Pro [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019


Be transparent to contributors, ARDS tasks cooperatives

The Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat, ARDS, has tasked the over 500 cooperative societies in the Federal Capital Territory to be transparent in their operations, improve on the welfare of their cooperators and be accountable to them.

Chief Registrar of Cooperatives under the ARDS, [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019


Guber candidate tasks journalists on news sources

Media practitioners in Nigeria have been called upon to always seek news sources rather than wait for the news for balanced and fair reportage. 

This advice was given in Abuja by the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, gubernatorial candidate in Abia state, Chief Chikwe Udensi, when the [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019


Women group insists Buhari, Osinbajo best option

Barring any further hitch to the general elections rescheduled for this weekend, a solidarity group for Buhari-Osinbajo has called on voters to come out and vote massively for the candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC. 

The women group under the aegis of Noble Women Movement for [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019


NUJ slams INEC, says ability to conduct credible election

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has expressed concern over the ability of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct credible elections in the country.

The electoral commission had announced a shift in the presidential and National Assembly elections few hours to com [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019


No sinister motive in polls shift, says minister

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has absolved the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, of any sinister motive in the postponement of Saturday presidential and National Assembly election.

He said the postponement will enable the electoral commission to embark on adequa [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019


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