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FBI Resolves Clinton E-mail Probe, Stands By July Decision
The FBI has announced that it would not make any changes to its July decision on Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s emails.
What Oshiomhole Said ABout Buhari’s 100 Days In Office
Oyegun, Amaechi Lead Dignitaries To Receive Buhari At Benin Airport
APC National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, and Rotimi Amaechi are leading other dignitaries to receive President Muhammadu Buhari at the Benin Airport.
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President Muhammadu Buhari To Pay 2-day Working Visit To Edo State
President Muhammadu Buhari will pay a 2-day official visit to Edo State on Monday, November 7 and Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
Reuben Abati Has Been Released – EFCC
Former Presidential Spokesperson, Reuben Abati has been released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Concise News gathers.
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US Presidential Race Narrows As Clinton, Trump Push Into Final Weekend
The gap between Clinton and Trump narrows down to just three points today Friday as the two main contenders for the White House gear up for one final weekend.
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Clinton Solid On Home Stretch To November 8 Elections
Hillary Clinton launched a final week offensive to lock down the state of Florida. Florida is key to Donald Trump's White House dream, as latest polls showed that their race is narrowing.
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INEC Plans Diaspora Voting in 2019
The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu said Nigerians abroad have the right to exercise their franchise in all elections organised in the country.
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Presidency Accepts Senate Decision On $29.9bn Loan
Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang, said the presidency will not dispute the decision of the Senate, rather it would engage the issues raised.
Oshiomhole Reveals How PDP Killed Nigeria Industries
Change Of Baton: Edo Sets Up 19-member Transition Committee
The Edo Government has set up 19-member Transition Committee to ensure smooth handover of administration by Governor Adams Oshiomhole.
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Ondo 2016 Election: Jegede Calms Supporters, Heads To Appeal Court
Following the protest that erupted in Akure Friday morning over INEC's substitution of names, the affected candidate, Eyitayo Jegede, has urged his supporters to remain calm.
Ondo 2016 Election: Unrest In Akure As INEC Swaps Jegede For Jimoh Ibrahim
A violent protest has erupted Friday in Akure, Ondo State capital, following INEC's decision to replace Eyitayo Jegede with Jimoh Ibrahim as PDP candidate for the November 26 governorship election.
Bukola Saraki Loses Appeal To Halt CCT Trial
Information reaching Concise News has it that the appeal court has dismissed Senate President Bukola Saraki appeal challenging his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
EFCC turns heat on Agbele
Trial Of Fayose’s Aide Agbele Continues Today At Abuja
The Federal High Court Abuja will, today October 27, continue the N4.6billion money laundering charge against Abiodun Agbele, Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose’s aide.
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Ekpo Nta Not Sacked -ICPC
Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) said Ekpo Nta is still Chairman despite widespread reports that he has been asked to proceed on a compulsory leave
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Presidency Replies Jonathan Over Dasuki Comments
Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said former president should allow the courts to decide if the ex-NSA is guilty or not.
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PDP Crisis: Sheriff Faction Threatens Legal Action
There seem to be no end in sight for the PDP. Ali Modu-Sheriff said it will raise disciplinary issues against the Makarfi faction if it continues to speak for the party. The Makarfi-led faction however called the threat as ridiculous.
Cross River State Governor Prof Ben Ayade
Poverty Alleviation: Cross River Governor Appoints 1, 106 Aides
The Cross River State governor, Prof Ben Ayade, has fulfilled his promise of appointing over a thousand aides into office. The appointment will take effect from November 1.
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INEC Denies Jimoh Ibrahim Bribe Allegations
The Independent National Electoral Commission in Ondo State says no bribe was demanded by the INEC official. On the contrary, it said Jimoh Ibrahim asked for a secret meeting with the REC in London through an intermediary.
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Jibrin Turns Around To Sue Reps, Seeks N1billion Damages
Few hours after withdrawing one, Hon. Jibrin files a fresh suit against the leadership of the house of representatives at the Federal High Court, Abuja. The lawmaker seeks N1 billion as damages for his suspension.
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Big Donors Dump Trump
Big blow for Donald Trump as some U.S. donors who normally back conservative politics are withholding financial support from him.
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