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INEC To Use 1,500 Card Readers For Lagos Bye-Election

Over 1,500 card readers have been earmarked by the Independent National Electoral Commission for the Federal Constituency bye-election in Ifako-Ijaiye, Lagos.

We Will Win Lagos Bye-election Again, Lagos APC Boasts

As the December 3 bye-election for Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency draws near, Lagos APC has expressed optimism that it would again win the election to replace late Hon. Elijah Adewale, an APC member.

Edo State: Obaseki Succeeds Oshiomhole As Governor

Godwin Obaseki has been sworn in as Governor of Edo State in Nigeria's south-south region. He takes over from Adams Oshiomhole whose eight-year tenure elapsed on Friday.

Obaseki Takes Oath Of Office Amid Tight Security In Edo

There is tight security within and around the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium, as Edo State Governor-elect Godwin Obaseki prepares to take oath of office.

Oshiomhole Appoints Four, Commissions Nine Projects On Eve Of Departure

On the eve of his departure as Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole appointed four new Permanent-Secretaries. He also commissioned 9 mega projects in his last one week in office.

US Elections: Liberia’s President Sirleaf Saddened, Concerned After Trump Win

Liberia's president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is saddened by Hillary Clinton's loss in the just-concluded US presidential elections. She's also very worried about Trump's plan for Africa.

Rivers APC Accuses Wike Of Interfering With Police Investigation

Rivers State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), on Thursday accused Governor Nyesom Wike of interfering with police investigation of those arrested for printing fake INEC result sheets.

EFCC Goes Social, Says Recovered Loots Are In FG’s Consolidated Account

Nigeria's anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has stated that all looted funds recovered are paid into the consolidated revenue account of the Federal Government.

FEC Meets, Marks First Year Anniversary

According to Minister of Mining and Solid Minerals, Kayode Fayemi, the session marked one year in office of the ministers. They used the occasion to review progress made by the administration as well as its challenges.
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PMB Says Government Is Fulfilling Election Promises

The President blamed past governments for profligacy and misplaced priorities which led to depletion of the nation's treasury and the current economic decline and infrastructure deficit the nation is going through.

US Election Update: Donald Trump Elected American President

Republican candidate Donald Trump beats Hillary Clinton in the race to the White House. Trump polled more than the minimum 270 electoral college votes required to win the battle for the White House.

US Election Watch: Trump’s Lead Leaves Clinton Supporters In Agony

Supporters of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump find themselves in a wave of deflation and elation as election results come trickle in. Concise News captures some moments in pictures.

Trump Wins Ohio, In The Race To Shock White House Win

Republican Donald Trump was poised for a possible shock victory over Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s historic US presidential election, as a string of early gains for the Republican jolted world markets and stunned her supporters.

Supreme Court Confirms Seriake Dickson As Bayelsa Governor

Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, has been confirmed as the rightful occupant of Creek Haven, Yenagoa. This follows the Supreme Court's dismissal of an appeal filed by Timipre Silva.

Governor Mimiko Planning To Loot Ondo Treasury, APC Alleges

The party's publicity secretary alleges that contracts worth billions of naira are being awarded to a crony of the governor as a means to further empty the state treasury.

Hillary Clinton Casts Her Vote In Ongoing US Election

Democratic party candidate in the ongoing US election, Hillary Clinton, cast her vote early Tuesday near her home in New York State, as America chooses it's next president.
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Federal Government Re-arraigns IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu

The Federal Government re-arraigned Kanu, and three others on an amended 11-count charge bordering on terrorism, treasonable felony and publication of defamatory matter.

Charlie Boy To Lead 10,000-man Anti-corruption Protest In Abuja

Showbiz superstar and social activist, Charles Oputa aka `Charlie Boy’, on Tuesday said he would lead a 10,000-man anti-corruption protest across Abuja.

Why Nigerians In U.S. Predict Victory For Clinton

Experts say that the Nigerian community in the U.S. will vote en masse for Democratic party candidate Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s presidential election. Here are the reasons given.

Jibrin: My Life Is Under Threat

The embattled lawmaker has vowed never to return to the country unless his safety is guaranteed. He accused the House leadership of planning to 'assassinate' him.


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