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    N-Power: Any form requesting an applicant’s PVC details is fraudulent

N-Power: Any form requesting an applicant’s PVC details is fraudulent

The National Social Investment Office (NSIO) says any of its programmes' forms requesting information about an applicant’s  permanent voter card (PVC) is fraudulent.This is coming after the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) alleged that there is a plan to involve beneficiaries of the federal government’s N-Power scheme in the forthcoming elections.In a statement on Sunday, Maryam Uwais, special adviser [...]

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    CUPP alleges recruitment of N-Power beneficiaries as INEC ad hoc staff

CUPP alleges recruitment of N-Power beneficiaries as INEC ad hoc staff

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has alleged there is a plan to involve beneficiaries of the federal government's N-Power scheme in the forthcoming elections.The coalition said in a statement on Sunday that the N-Power beneficiaries are being recruited as ad hoc staff for the general election.The group, however, did not provide evidence of the allegation."The President wants to [...]

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    Onnoghen’s trial is a legitimate prosecution, says APC

Onnoghen’s trial is a legitimate prosecution, says APC

Yekini Nabena, deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the fight against corruption is blind to ethnic and political sentiments.Nabena was commenting on the threat by Niger Delta militants to "shut down" the country if the charges against Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), are not withdrawn.Onnoghen, who is accused of false assets declaration, is from the [...]

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    Nigerians’ trust in Buhari unrivalled, says Ambode

Nigerians’ trust in Buhari unrivalled, says Ambode

Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos state governor, says the support Nigerians have for President Muhammadu Buhari is “unrivalled and iconic”.According to a statement by Habib Aruna, Ambode’s chief press secretary, the governor spoke after the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential rally which held at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna on Saturday.He said Nigerians have a choice to make between keeping Buhari [...]

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    Dogara: N’assembly not against Buhari — we’re only exercising our independence

Dogara: N’assembly not against Buhari — we’re only exercising our independence

Yakubu Dogara, speaker, house of representatives, says the national assembly does not hate President Muhammadu Buhari but it is only exercising its independence.Speaking on Saturday during a Peoples Democratic arty (PDP) event in Bauchi, he said: “None of us hates President Buhari and we are not against him, but we are only exercising our independence as contained in the constitution.“We [...]

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    Onnoghen’s trial: SANs call for due process, respect for constitution

Onnoghen’s trial: SANs call for due process, respect for constitution

The Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (BOSAN) has commented on the trial of Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria.In a communique issued on Saturday, BOSAN called for respect of the constitution, rule of law, separation of powers due process and the proper administration of justice.“The Body of Senior Advocates of Nigeria deplores the situation that has arisen from the [...]

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    Wike: Vote for Atiku… he’ll develop Nigeria rapidly

Wike: Vote for Atiku… he’ll develop Nigeria rapidly

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers, has urged the people of his state to vote overwhelmingly for Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Atiku, Wike said, has the business and leadership acumen to create employment opportunities and revive Nigeria’s economy.The governor gave the charge while addressing the people of Omuma in Etche local government area of Rivers.“Whatever you [...]

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    No skeleton in Atiku’s cupboard, says PDP on Bank PHB allegation

No skeleton in Atiku’s cupboard, says PDP on Bank PHB allegation

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation (PPCO) says its candidate, Abubakar Atiku, has nothing to do with the alleged issues leading to the collapse of BankPHB.Kola Ologbondiyan, PPCO director of media and publicity, said this at a news conference on Friday in Abuja.Ologbondiyan said that the allegation was a plot to fabricate lies, falsehood and frame up Atiku, whom [...]

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    Tears as slain Ghanaian journalist is buried

Tears as slain Ghanaian journalist is buried

Ahmed Hussein-Suale, Ghanaian investigative journalist who was shot dead on Wednesday, has been buried.Hussein-Suale was buried in a public cemetery at Madina, a suburb of Accra in Ghana.Before his demise, the journalist was a member of the investigative journalism team working with Tiger Eye in Ghana.He was said to be on his way home when gunmen on a motorbike opened [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari hosts Miyetti Allah members at Aso Rock

PHOTOS: Buhari hosts Miyetti Allah members at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari received members of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigerian (MACBAN) at the presidential villa in Abuja on Friday.The group, which has since declared support for the reelection bid of the president, was led by Muhhamadu Kirowa, its national president.Buhari appealed to the herders to cooperate with his government in bringing lasting peace to the country.The president said [...]

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