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National assembly lacks the power to fix election dates - TheCable

Since the return to democratic rule in 1999, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has conducted the general elections on a two-tier or three-tier basis. Even though the national assembly had attempted in the past to use the Electoral ...

Missing schoolgirls: Dapchi residents stone Yobe governor's convoy - The Punch

•Two of the vehicles in the convoy of Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State, damaged by Dapchi residents... on Thursday. Photo: thecable.ng. • Seven vehicles damaged, officials injured • We don't know the number of missing girls yet –FG • Don't treat ...

What Buhari told APC governors on 2019 re-election bid - Daily Post Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night failed to give a definitive answer to governors of the All Progressive Congress (APC) States, who had requested him to declare his intention for 2019 presidential election. Buhari told the governors to give ...

Police launch man hunt for killers of neighbourhood safety corp officer - Vanguard

The Lagos State Police Command has launched a man hunt for the killers of an officer of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Corp, Mr. Moshood Bolaji. The late Bolaji was killed on Wednesday at about 9:30pm at Umunede Bar in Mallam Isah close, Aguda ...

BREAKING: APC NWC reaches decisions on crisis rocking Kaduna chapter - Daily Post Nigeria

The National Working Committee, NWC, members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have take some decisions on the crisis rocking the Kaduna state chapter of the party. This was contained in a statement on Thursday by the party's spokesman, Mallam ...

2018 UTME: Blind candidates to write exam by 'dictation' – JAMB - Daily Post Nigeria

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, says the examination mode for blind candidates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination was likely to be conducted by dictation, as was done in 2017. Head, Media and Information, JAMB ...

Adamu's sack divides Northern senators - The Nation Newspaper

A gulf appeared to have developed in the Northern Senators' Forum following the unceremonius removal of its chairman, Senator Abdullahi Adamu. A member of the Forum, Senator Ali Wakil, on Thursday dissociated himself from the removal of Adamu. Adamu ...

Corruption: Shameful under Buhari, Nigeria's moved 12 steps backwards in TI's report – Reno - Vanguard

For the past two and a half years, former President Goodluck Jonathan has maintained that his administration fought corruption like no other government before it, which is why in 2014, Nigeria made her best ever improvement on the annual Transparency ...

Governor Seriake Dickson football kicks-off in March - Vanguard

The second edition of the Governor Seriake Dickson Football Competition, tagged, The Restoration Cup 2018, will kick – off in March. The Director General of the competition, Ono Akpe, who disclosed this in Yenagoa, noted that this year's edition is ...

Benue Killings: Army providing cover for armed herdsmen – Tiv leaders - Daily Post Nigeria

Leaders of the Tiv nation on Thursday accused the army of allegedly providing cover for armed herdsmen to take over the land naturally given to them by God. They also expressed displeasure over the operation of a military exercise code-named “Cat Race ...