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INEC Suspends Electoral Officer over Missing Ballot Papers in Plateau Rerun

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended Mr. Fred Ogboji, the Electoral Officer for Jos North Local Government Area, following the disappearance of ballot papers during Saturday’s rerun election in Plateau State. In a statement issued on Sunday, Mr….

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Plateau: INEC postpones elections in 18 polling units

As the re-run elections for Plateau North Senatorial district election and Bassa/Jos North Federal constituency get under way on Saturday, the Independent National Electoral Commission has announced plans to conduct fresh elections in 18 polling units. The Resident Electoral Commissioner…

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Terrorists invade Borno police station, kill officers, cart away ammunition

No fewer than four policemen have killed by suspected members of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) during an attack on a police station at Nganzai Local Government Area of Borno State. The ISWAP fighters also carted away…

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Oyo installs seven traditional rulers in Ogbomoso

Oyo State Government on Saturday installed and presented instrument of Office to seven traditional rulers in Ogbomoso axis of the State. The newly installed traditional rulers are: the Olodanbon of Odanbon – Prince Adeyemi Joel Olusola; Baale Yaku – Chief…

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Southern Muslims to pay N4.9m for 2024 hajj

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria has fixed the final fare prices for the 2024 Hajj pilgrimage exercise. The commission had earlier in October, pegged the initial fare deposit at N4.5m, noting that the fixed amount was “in tandem with…

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Aiyedatiwa Nominates Ajulo, Sowore, 4 Others As Commissioners In Ondo

Ondo State governor, Hon. Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, has nominated six persons for appointment as Commissioners to assist him in the day-to-day running of the government of the state. In a statement issued on Friday by his chief press secretary, Ebenezer…

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Third Mainland Bridge Ready In April – FG

The Federal Government has given an assurance of early completion of repair works on three major Lagos bridges. The Minister of Works, Mr David Umahi, and the Coordinating Minister of Finance and the Economy, Mr Wale Edun, gave the assurance…

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Police: Gunmen attack patrol team, kill one officer in Ebonyi

A police officer was killed on Thursday when gunmen attacked a patrol team along Ngbo-Effium road in Ohaukwu LGA of Ebonyi. Joshua Ukandu, the spokesperson of the Ebonyi police command, said the gunmen engaged members of the patrol team in…

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JUST IN: Oyo state govt suspends popular traditional ruler

The Oyo government has suspended Oba Gbolagade Babalola (Gbadewolu I) as the Onido of Ido in Ido local government area of the state. The government, in a letter dated 2nd of February, 2024 and signed by the Commissioner for Local…

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After getting N5.8 million, bandits demand motorcycles to release 11 Abuja residents

Days after receiving the sum of N8.5 million for the release of some Abuja residents, the kidnappers have demanded an extra two brand new motorcycles. Recall that the abductors had forcefully taken no fewer than 23 persons from Kawu community…