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KogiDecides: INEC declares 30 staff missing

Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- The electoral commission, INEC, has declared 30 of its staff missing. The ad-hoc staff took part in Saturday's Kogi State governorship election. They were posted to Olamaboro Loca... Read More


#BayelsaDecides: It's Official: APC wins Jonathan's local government

Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won Ogbia Local Government Area in the Bayelsa State governorship election held Saturday. The local government includes Otuoke, the hometow... Read More


Sultan urges Nigerian Muslims to demand hijab use through legal means

Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar, on Sunday enjoined Muslims across the country to always demand their rights, whenever they are being denied, within the ambit of the law. He ... Read More


#BayelsaDecides: Final governorship results as announced by INEC - LIVE UPDATES

Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- The final announcement of the governorship election results in Bayelsa has commenced. Bayelsa has eight local government areas and the results from each of the local governments w... Read More


Former Attorney General Adoke 'arrested in Dubai'

Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- Mohammed Bello Adoke, a former Nigerian attorney-general, has been held in Dubai by Interpol, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. People familiar with the development said Mr Adoke was arre... Read More


WHO announces plan to sterilise male mosquitoes

Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced plans to test a mosquito sterilisation technique aimed at containing the spread of diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and Zika. ... Read More


Situation Room calls for cancellation of Kogi elections

Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- The Nigerian Civil Society Situation Room has called for the total cancellation of the elections held in Kogi State on Saturday due to the high level of violence and vote buying. ... Read More


#BayelsaDecides: PDP candidate Diri wins own LGA

Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, Duoye Diri, has recorded victory in his local government. He polled 15,360 votes to defeat his c... Read More


BREAKING: #KogiDecides: 30 missing INEC staff found

Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- The 30 missing ad-hoc staff of the electoral commission, INEC, who were reported missing have been found. PREMIUM TIMES reported how the ad-hoc staff were declared missing around ... Read More


Nollywood Awards: Pete Edochie, Charles Inojie, Ogidan, others honoured

Nigeria, Nov. 17 -- Veteran Hollywood actor, Pete Edochie; comic act, Charles Inojie and UK based celebrity actress, Funmi Ogidan Bello, were some of the stars honoured at the Nelas/Hollywood lifetime... Read More