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CCB to probe Amaechi, Ngige, Fashola, AGF, others’ assets

The Code of Conduct Bureau has begun massive verification of assets declared by top serving and former public officers at the federal, state and local government levels. A statement by the Chairman of the CCB, Mr. Sam Saba, released by ...

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Rivers: No money was embezzled on Kpopie-Bodo road project, Wike is lying- Ex-lawmaker

  The attention of Distinguished Senator Magnus Ngei Abe,the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Rivers South East Senatorial District in the legislative re-run election has been drawn to a statement credited to Mr.Nyesome Wike,the governor of Rivers State, imputing ...

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Outcome of Edo guber election disgraces Wike – Senator Abe

All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Rivers South East Senatorial District in the legislative re-run election, Senator Magnus Abe has said that  the outcome of the Edo State governorship election has disgraced Gov. Nyesom Wike,who went to Gokana Local Government ...

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Edo Governor-elect, Godwin Obaseki speaks on victory

Edo State governor-elect, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has described his victory in the Edo state governorship election as humbling yet deserved making his first statement after the Independent National Electoral Commission announced poll results. Mr Obaseki, who was on Channels Television’s ...

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Edo election: INEC reacts to refusal of PDP agents to sign results

PIC.18. OSAIGE IZE-IYAM, PDP GOVERNORSHIP CANDIDATE ADDRESSING NEWSMEN AFTER CASTING HIS VOTE AT IGUODODO PRIMARY SCHOOL IN ORHIONMUON LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA DURING THE 2016 GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION IN EDO ON WEDNESDAY (28/9/16). 7183/28/6/2016/CHIDI OHALETE/BJO/NAN The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has ...

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FG declares Monday public holiday to mark independence ‎

The Federal Government has declared Monday as public holiday to mark the nation’s 56th independence anniversary celebration. The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.), who made the declaration on behalf of the FG, congratulated Nigerians at home and ...

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Edo decides: Obaseki of APC emerges winner

…Security beefed-up at govt house The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of the keenly contested Edo governorship election. Obaseki emerged APC flag-bearer in June this year. Obaseki, Chairman of ...

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Edo election: Protesters invade INEC collation centre, says announcement of results be stopped

…as PDP, Ize-Iyamu rejected governorship election results Some aggrieved persons from Esan West and Esan East Local Government Areas of Edo State are currently protesting at outside the premises of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s office in Benin, the ...

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BREAKING: Militants blow up NPDC delivery pipeline in Delta

Reports say militant group, the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, NDJM, has blown up another Nigeria Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, delivery pipeline in Delta State. Recall that the group had on 18 September  blown up a pipeline belonging to NPDC ...

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House of Reps: Jibrin goes to court over suspension

The former Chairman of the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has reacted to his suspension from the parliament for 180 legislative days. The lawmaker had after his removal as chairman, Appropriations Committee, accused the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara; the ...

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