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19 Jan 2015
• Doubts secure-proof of ballot papers, delivery time • Award of contract to foreign firms in Nigerians’ interest, says commission  THESE certainly are not the best of times for the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company (NSPMC) Limited called the ‘Mint’ as it has come under some heavy burden of servicing a N4 billion facility…
19 Jan 2015
THE Minister of State for Power, Alhaji Mohammed Wakil, on Monday disbanded the Technical Committee for Reconnection of Borno State to the National Grid for alleged poor performance. Special Assistant to the Minister on Media, Mr Olawale Rasheed, disclosed the disbandment in a statement issued in Maiduguri and made available to the News Agency of…
16 Jan 2015
AS the Federal Government continues the war against terrorism and other acts that threaten the peace and stability of Nigeria, new approaches to stop the insurgents’ capacity to recruit new members are being adopted.    The Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Programme initiated by the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) in collaboration with the…
14 Jan 2015
Annan, Anyaoku, Jega preach peace, unity  AHEAD of next month’s general elections in the country, President Goodluck Jonathan of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and his major challenger of All Progressives Congress (APC), Major-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) Wednesday signed an accord with a commitment to keep the peace during and after the polls starting on February…


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The confusion within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was palpable, yesterday when the National Working Committee (NWC) released yet another revised timetable...
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, kicked against what it described as marginalisation of women in the political space
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As political parties begin primaries to elect their candidates, former Military Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar has counselled them to rise above sectional sentiments...
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Human rights lawyer, Chief Malcom Omirhobo, has sued the Federal Government (FG), Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Lagos State government and its attorney general,
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Following the absence of the usual contenders for the goalkeeping position, Maduka Okoye, Francis Uzoho, Daniel Akpeyi and John Noble, the coast is clear for home-based players...