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The Department of State Security Services (DSS) has invited six directors of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for questioning. The top INEC officials invited include the director of Information and Communication tTchnology, Chidi Nwafor, whose department is in charge of the card readers, his counterpart in charge of procurement and four other directors. The invited top officials of the ...

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Unknown Gunmen Kidnap Adamawa PDP Chieftain

An Adamawa Peoples Democratic Party’s chieftain, Chief Emmanuel Pentecost Agiso, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. His younger, Mr Tyros Agiso, confirmed his abduction to THISDAY on Monday in Yola, Adamawa State capital. He said the PDP cheiftain was abducted in the presence of his wife at about 1am on Monday at his Girei residence in Girei local government area, ...

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Attack: Fulanis Abandon Community After Death Of 66 In Kaduna

The Fulani community in parts of Kajuru Local Government Area, Kaduna State, have abandoned the area after an attack on Feb. 11, which left 66 of them, mostly women and children dead. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that what remained of the Rugar Fulani community were burnt houses, animals, motorcycles, kitchen utensils, as well as were bodies of ...

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Drum Beating, Dancers Ready: Why Did Yakubu Stop The Beat? By Festus Adedayo

It is no news that Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the presidential and National Assembly elections that were to hold yesterday. It is also no news that angers, frustration and condemnation of this decision have jammed the Nigerian electoral space. A number of contesting theories have sprung up across divides against the propriety of this decision. While ...

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Breaking News: APC Chairman Murdered In Benue

Unknown gunmen have reportedly murdered Boniface Okloho, the All Progressives Congress chairman in Ohimini LGA of Benue State. It was gathered that the late Okoloho was reportedly shot and killed yesterday by some yet-to-be-identified assailants, on his way home from a party function. Confirming the sad development, the All Progressives Congress Governorship (APC) candidate in Benue State, Hon. Emmanuel Jime, ...

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Suicide Bomb: Boko Haram Kills 11 Inside Maiduguri Mosque

Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect struck inside a mosque in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state, on Saturday, killing 11 persons. Damian Chukwu, commissioner of police in the state, confirmed the incident, saying it happened around  5:40am. He said two suicide bombers, accompanied by a gunman, infiltrated the mosque located in Kushari village behind old CBN quarters in the ...

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Gunmen Kill 66, Including 22 Children In Kaduna

The governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has confirmed the killings of 66 killing of 66 persons in Kajuru local government area of the State. “Security agencies today reported the recovery of 66 bodies that were killed in attacks by criminal elements on various dispersed hamlets in the Maro Gida and Iri axis of Kajuru LGA. The settlements affected include ...

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Niger Delta Avengers Vow To Cripple Economy If Buhari Is Re-elected

A militant group in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern Niger Delta threatened Thursday to cripple Africa’s top oil producer and biggest economy if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected in a vote due to be held Saturday. The Niger Delta Avengers – who have been demanding a greater share of the oil revenue produced in the impoverished southern region – said in a ...

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ASUU Chairman Suspended Over Sex-For-Marks Scandal

Professor Monday Igbafen, Chairman of the Ambrose Alli University (AAU) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has been suspended by university authorities over allegations of sexual assault. Igbafen, an Associate Professor of the Department of Philosophy, was suspended after his arraignment before a disciplinary committee on allegations of sexual misconduct. News of his suspension was contained in ...

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NJC Raises Panel To Probe Ag CJN, Onnoghen, Asks Mohammad To Respond To Fresh Petition

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has given Ibrahim Muhammad, acting chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), seven days to respond a fresh petition against him. In a statement on Wednesday, Soji Oye, spokesman of NJC, said the petition was sent to the council by the Action People’s Party (APP). Oye said the council found the earlier petitions against Muhammad and Walter ...

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