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Low turnout, faulty card readers, late commencement characterise Edo election

Nigeria, Sept. 19 -- As the Edo State gubernatorial election gets underway, the late arrivals of official, low voters turnout, faulty card readers and no adherence to COVID 19 have been observed in pa... Read More


#EdoDecides2020: PDP, APC agents buying votes at polling units

Nigeria, Sept. 19 -- Agents of the two major political parties- the All Progressives Congress and Peoples Democratic Party - have been found buying votes in the ongoing governorship election in Edo St... Read More


#EdoDecides2020: Why we can't force voters to comply with COVID-19 guidelines - INEC

Nigeria, Sept. 19 -- The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it cannot force voters to abide by COVID-19 health rules in the ongoing polls in Edo State. It was reacting to repor... Read More


States should decide resumption dates for schools - FG

Nigeria, Sept. 18 -- In its effort toward reopening schools, the federal government said it has given state governments the consent to decide resumption dates in their states. The Minister of State f... Read More


UNILAG Crisis: Visitation panel submits report to FG

Nigeria, Sept. 17 -- The Special Presidential Visitation Panel set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to look at the removal of the suspended Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Oluwatoyin Ogund... Read More


Eight millions West Africans open new bank accounts during lockdown - Report

Nigeria, Sept. 16 -- At least eight million West Africans opened new bank accounts while their countries were in lockdown due to the outbreak of coronavirus, a report released on Tuesday by the Bill a... Read More


NLC to FG: Reverse petrol, electricity price in 14 days or face strike

Nigeria, Sept. 16 -- The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened to shut down the economy if the federal government refuses to reverse the recent hike in petrol price and electricity tariff in 14... Read More


Deregulation: Ideally, Nigerians should be paying N183 per litre for petrol - FG

Nigeria, Sept. 15 -- The federal government has not fully deregulated the petroleum sector and should it do so, Nigerians would be paying about N183 per litre for petrol, an official said Tuesday. Th... Read More


Nigeria Police Under Fire For Moving Kogi Commissioner's Alleged Rape Case To Abuja

Nigeria, Sept. 10 -- Human rights activists have criticised the Nigerian police for moving an alleged rape case against Kogi State Commissioner for Water Resources, Abdulmumuni Danga, to a high court ... Read More


Insecurity: 14 days after, FG, Kaduna State silent on students' abduction

Nigeria, Sept. 9 -- Two weeks after armed men invaded a school, Prince Academy, located at Damba-Kasaya village in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State to kidnap seven students and a teacher, ... Read More