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Buhari hails Editors' role in peaceful general elections

Saturday, April 25, 2015
President-Elect Muhammadu Buhari has commended the media for their roles in the 2015 general elections. Speaking at the 2015 Biennial Convention of the Nigerian Guild of Editors in Lagos on Saturday, Buhari said practitioners in the media industry deserved commendation for facilitating a peaceful and credible poll. Represented by the Vice-Pre ... Read more

Massive turnout of voters in Taraba rerun

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Registered voters on Saturday turned out en-mass for accreditation in the rerun election for governorship in Taraba State. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission were spotted at 8am at Turaki polling unit in Jalingo and Lankaviri in Yorro council areas, where election would hold. ... Read more

INEC arrests five in Imo for thumb-printing ballot papers

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Five ad hoc officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Imo were on Saturday arrested for thumb-printing ballot papers in the governorship rerun election in the state. The officials were arrested at Omuma Primary School in Oru East local government area following an order by Mr Mike Igini, one of the resident electoral commissi ... Read more

Over 2, 000 Boko Haram terrorists force soldiers to flee Lake Chad

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have forced hundreds of soldiers to flee Marte, a border town along the shores of the Lake Chad, a local official and witnesses said Friday. 'The terrorists, numbering over 2,000, appeared from various directions on Thursday and engaged the soldiers in Kirenowa town and adjoining communities in Marte,' said Imamu ... Read more

Another Buhari supporter starts pre-inauguration walk from Yola

Saturday, April 25, 2015
A supporter of President-elect Muhammadu Buhari, identified as Abubakar Duduwale, has set for a walk from Yola in Adamawa State to Abuja. He told newsmen in Yola on Saturday at the ouset of the walk that the adventure was to express his joy over the emergence of Buhari as president-elect. Duduwale, from Yola North Local Government Area of Ada ... Read more

20 out of 125 mass mariages collapse in Sokoto - Official

Saturday, April 25, 2015
No fewer than 20 out of the 125 mass marriages contracted and sponsored by the Sokoto State government in January, 2014, had collapsed, an official has disclosed. Alhaji Aliyu Kofar-Rini, the Chairman of the state's Sunnah Marriage Mediation Council, the organiser of the marriage, disclosed this in Sokoto on Saturday while commenting on the curr ... Read more

Masari plans free education, health care for Katsina orphans

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Katsina State Governor-elect, Aminu Masari, has promised to provide free education and health care services for the benefit of orphans in the state. Masari made the promise in Katsina on Saturday while donating food items to the Katsina Orphanage Home. He said his administration would continue to feed the orphans free of charge on a daily bas ... Read more

Two Nigerian Soldiers Die In Accidental Explosion -Spokesman

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Two Nigerian soldiers were killed accidentally in an explosion in the central Plateau state on Saturday as they transported ammunition meant to be destroyed, a military spokesman said. 8220;Some of the unserviceable ammunitions exploded in the process of moving them to the demolition site in the bush, 8221; Colonel Sani Usman said on Facebook ... Read more

UNILAG's best Student scores 4.96 CGPA

Saturday, April 25, 2015
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Rahamon Bello, on Friday said that 125 of its 10,600 graduating students for the 2014 session had finished in the First Class Division. Bello said at the convocation media briefing in Lagos that the event for the award of degrees, higher degrees, Diploma, certificates and prizes, would ... Read more

Budget: Reps clarifies position on fuel subsidy, says provision made

Saturday, April 25, 2015
The House of Representatives on Friday clarified that it approved N145bn for fuel subsidy in the 2015 budget. Deputy House spokesman, Mr. Victor Ogene, who made the clarification to newsmen in Abuja, explained that the N145bn was embedded in the revenue framework of the N4.4tr budget the House passed on Thursday for 2015. 'When the Executive ... Read more

Synagogue Building Collapse: Witness tenders papers supporting 'terror attack theory'

Saturday, April 25, 2015
A weapon researcher, Biedomo Iguniewei, who suggested high infrasonic radiation attack as the cause of the Synagogue Church for All Nations' building collapse last year, has submitted academic papers to back his claims. A six-storey guest house within the premises of SCOAN in Lagos had, on September 12, 2014, collapsed, killing no fewer than 116 ... Read more

Unpaid subsidy: oil marketers threaten to stop importation

Saturday, April 25, 2015
The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) on Friday threatened to stop the importation of petroleum products over yet-to-be-paid N256 billion subsidy claim by the Federal Government. The Executive Secretary of MOMAN, Mr Obafemi Olawore made the disclosure at a news conference in Lagos. Olawore said that the last time the governme ... Read more

Supplementary Elections: INEC deploys nine commissioners in Imo, Abia, Taraba

Saturday, April 25, 2015
The Independent National Electoral Commission has deployed three national commissioners to Abia, Imo and Taraba States on supervisory duties for the supplementary governorship elections coming up today (Saturday) in the three states. The national commissioners will be assisted in each of the states by three resident electoral commissioners. T ... Read more

Jonathan, Buhari in brief closed-door meeting

Saturday, April 25, 2015
President Goodluck Jonathan and the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), met behind closed-doors on Friday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting which was held at the new Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa lasted about 30minutes started at around 3pm with the arrival of the President-elect and members of his entourage. ... Read more

Man who trekked from Lagos to Abuja meets Buhari

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Mr. Suleiman Hashimu, the Lagos to Abuja trekker finally met with the president-elect, General Mohammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja. Hashimu had made a personal promise in 2013 that should Buhari contest and win the 2015 presidential elections, he would trek from Lagos to Abuja. Having won the March 28 elections, Hashimu was forced to fulfill ... Read more
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

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