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JUST IN: PDP shuns Supreme Court's explanation on reasons for dismissing Atiku's appeal

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- The Peoples Democratic Party on Friday shunned the Supreme Court's invitation to hear its reasons for dismissing the party's appeal against the election of President Muhammadu Buha... Read More


KogiDecides: Forgive Yahaya Bello his 'sins', Aisha Buhari, El-Rufai beg voters

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- The Kaduna State State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, and the Nigerian First Lady, Aisha Buhari, on Thursday, appealed to voters in Kogi State to forgive Governor Yahaya Bello for any p... Read More


BayelsaDecides: 87 gunboats deployed to riverine areas - Police

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- Security agencies have deployed 87 gunboats to Bayelsa State to ensure surveillance of riverine areas during Saturday's polls in the state. The Assistant Inspector-General of Poli... Read More


KogiDecides: Bello's last battle of survival and PDP's pound of flesh

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- The GYB phenomenon is undergoing its litmus test. It is the rave of the moment. Everywhere in Lokoja is agog for the governor. The gunshots, the rallies and the monies are attendi... Read More


BayelsaDecides: Three women, 42 men, vie for Bayelsa governorship

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- Three of the governorship candidates running in Saturday's election in Bayelsa State are women, representing a low 6.6 per cent female inclusion rate. The three women are under-48.... Read More


Ex-minister Alex Akinyele is dead

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- Alex Akinyele, a former Nigerian information minister and sports manager, has died. Mr Akinyele passed on between late Thursday night and early Friday morning, the Nigerian Tribun... Read More


WHO moves to make insulin more accessible for diabetes patients

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- The World Health Organisation on Thursday announced a pilot programme to 'prequalify' human insulin as an alternative means in the treatment of diabetes in low and middle income co... Read More


New Nollywood comedy 'Jasmine' starring Okon Lagos hits cinemas

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- 'Jasmine', a new Nollywood romantic comedy starring comedian Okon Lagos has debuted in cinemas nationwide. The movie also features A-list actors like Nancy Isime, Deyemi Okanlawon... Read More


NECO dismisses 70 staff for certificate forgery

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- The management of the National Examinations Council (NECO) said it has dismissed 70 staff from its services for certificate forgery. The Head, Information and Public Relations Div... Read More


ICPC to monitor Bayelsa, Kogi governorship polls

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- The Nigerian anti-graft agency, ICPC, says it would monitor the Saturday's governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states. The commission disclosed this on Friday in a statemen... Read More