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2019 Election AGENCY REPORT NAN

FG declares Friday public holiday, excludes bankers

The Nigerian Government has declared Friday Feb.22 as Work-Free Day to enable Nigerians prepare for the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections on Saturday. Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), made the declaration in Abuja. The Ministry of Interior in a statement on Wednesday night by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah, Read more

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AGENCY REPORT NAN National

National Assembly announces postponement of resumption

The National Assembly has announced the postponement of its resumption scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 19 to Tuesday, Feb. 26. The Clerk to the National Assembly, Mr Mohammed Sani-Omolori made this known in a statement on Sunday. He said the postponement became necessary following the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly election rescheduled for Saturday, Read more

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This is how Buhari, wife Aisha will vote on Saturday

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Daura, Katsina State, says it has concluded arrangements for Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly Elections. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Hajiya Aisha are expected to cast their votes at Sarkin Yara A Electoral Ward in Polling Unit 003, in his Read more

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Oil drilling to commence in Benue soon – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, will soon commence drilling for oil and gas in the Benue Trough. This, he said, is the next step following the commencement of drilling in the Kolmani River area, located within Bauchi and Gombe States. President Buhari, who made the announcement Wednesday while Read more

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AGENCY REPORT NAN Politics

PDP’s Obi assures better economy, says party has workable blueprint

The Vice-Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Peter Obi, on Monday said the party would address the challenges facing the economy if elected. Obi gave the assurance in Lagos while addressing traders at the Alaba International market, Ojo, Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Obi was accompanied on the Read more

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No amount of Thanksgiving to God is enough for saving our lives, Says Osinbajo after crash

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday said that no amount of thanksgiving and praises to God would be enough for saving his life and nine others in Saturday’s helicopter crash. The Vice President survived a helicopter accident at Kabba in Kogi. Osinbajo spoke during a Thanksgiving service at the Redeemed Christian Church of God Read more

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2019 Election: Ex-President Obasanjo seeks political peace in Ogun

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday held a closed-door meeting with chieftains of political parties and security agencies ahead of the general elections in Ogun. The meeting, which was held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta, lasted about two hours and was attended by representatives of four political parties in the state. Read more

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2019 Election: CAN will not endorse any candidate – Rev. Ayokunle

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) will not endorse any presidential candidate in the forthcoming election, president of the group, Rev. Samson Ayokunle said. Ayokunle urged Nigerians to vote according to the leading of the Holy Spirit and their consciences, adding that credibility and integrity should guide their choice. The Presidential election, along with National Read more

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…and Obasanjo praises Buhari after a damning letter

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, after his second damning letter,  says Nigerians must appreciate President Muhammadu Buhari for contributing to the development of the nation. Obasanjo stated on Sunday at a press conference held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta, after the release of another 16-page letter in which he described Buhari as another Read more