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2019 Presidential🗳 Election: Moghalu Reacts💬 to Soyinka’s Endorsement

The presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party, Kingsley Moghalu, has described the endorsement of his candidature by Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, as “humbling.”

Mr Moghalu, a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, said in a statement Saturday that the endorsement was important because of Mr Soyinka …

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NDLEA Raids🤜 Hideouts of Drug Peddlers, Arrests 64 Suspects

The Jigawa Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has embarked on constant raid of drug peddlers’ hideouts across the state.

The NDLEA Commandant in the state, Josephine Obi, made this known in Dutse on Saturday.

Obi said the raids were being carried out by men of the …

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Fashola🗣: APC Will Bring More Prosperity,👍 Development

The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Saturday appealed to members of the electorate to vote for the All Progressives Congress(APC) candidates in the February 16 and March 2, general elections.

Fashola, who made the appeal in a chat with journalists at the Teslim Balogun …

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Benin Elders👍 Task INEC on Credible Polls

The Committee of Benin Elders headed by a former Minister of Science and Technology, Prof Emmanuel Emovon, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure next week Saturday’s general elections are free, fair and credible.

It said the tension generated from acrimonious campaign speeches and activities …

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I Was Not👎 Party to Buhari’s Adoption,🗣 Says Falae

Former National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and one-time Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae, has distanced himself from the party’s adoption of President Muhammadu Buhari as the party’s candidate for next Saturday’s election.

This came barely 24 hours after …

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INEC Extends↔️ Deadline for PVCs Collection🗃 Till Monday

Registered voters now have up to Monday to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday extended the collection period by three days, including today and tomorrow.

In addition, card collection can be made up to 6pm everyday as against the normal 4pm, according …

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Court Discharges, Acquits Ladoja of N4.7bn💰 Fraud 11 Years After

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday discharged and acquitted a former Oyo State Governor Rashidi Ladoja of the N4.7bn fraud charges pressed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in 2008.

Delivering judgement in the 11-year-old trial, Justice Mohammed Idris said the evidence brought to …

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Atiku Warns😨 Military Against Meddling in Politics

The presidential candidate for People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, yesterday warned the military not to meddle into politics by taking sides to favour any of the parties.

“The military is not supposed to be involved in politics but see it as a duty to protect the territorial integrity …

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EFCC Accuses 🔟 Banks of Money💰 Laundering

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has accused 10 unnamed commercial banks of money laundering.

Magu stated this on Friday, while speaking at a round table meeting with managing directors of financial institutions in Nigeria.

The EFCC boss spoke on the theme: “Roles …

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