Monthly Archives: March 2019

Kano Supplementary Poll: Ganduje Talks Tough

Ahead of the supplementary elections in Kano on Saturday, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state said that his government will not tolerate any breach of peace by any group or person in the state.‎ ‎Ganduje gave the warning on Tuesday in Kano when an amalgam of 320 associations, called Kano Peace Ambassadors, paid him a solidarity visit.‎ “We will not ...

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INEC’s Server Shows We Beat Buhari With 1.6 Million Votes — Atiku, PDP

…file five grounds petition, revisit alleged certificate scam against President Some details of the petition filed on Monday by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress, emerged on Tuesday. The petition, which sought to rely on 50 sets ...

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Atiku, PDP Resuscitate Alleged Certificate Scam Against Buhari, File Five-Ground Petition

Some details of the petition filed on Monday by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress, emerged on Tuesday. The 141-page petition contained five grounds, one of which resuscitates the allegation that Buhari was not qualified to run ...

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Anambra Legislature Resumes, Elects Transition Committee Members 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State House of Assembly on Tuesday resumed plenary after a long vacation due to the 2019 general elections. The plenary, which was presided over by the Deputy Speaker of the House Rt. Hon. Harford Ikechukwu Oseke amongst other salient issues, adopted the letter from the state governor Chief Willie Obiano who requested that the House ...

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Senate Passes N30,000 Minimum Wage

The Senate, Tuesday, passed the National Minimum Wage Bill, approving N30,000 minimum monthly wage for Federal and State workers. The Senate also appealed to the Federal Government to start the implementation immediately to prevent the organised labour from embarking on strike to demand the payment. The acting Chairman of the Senate ad-hoc committee on National Minimum Wage Bill, Senator Francis ...

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Court Halts Collation Of Bauchi Gov Election Results

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday made an order suspending the collation of the March 9 governorship election in Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State till Wednesday. The judge, Justice Inyang Ekwo, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to appear on Wednesday for hearing of the main suit filed by the All Progressives Congress and its ...

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We Don’t Serve, Admit Nigerians, Says Racist Chinese Restaurant In The Heart Of Lagos

Nigerians are not allowed to enter or order food at a racist Chinese restaurant called Shi Shi in Lagos, investigation by The PUNCH has revealed. The PUNCH reporter visited the restaurant to investigate claims made by some Nigerians on social media. The findings are riveting. The restaurant is located on 21B, Emina Crescent, Off Toyin Street, Ikeja, Lagos. Respondents on a social media ...

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Nigerians In Diaspora Reject Buhari’s Election

Nigerians in diaspora under the platform of the Global Coalition for Security and Democracy in Nigeria (GCSDN), have rejected the purported election of Muhammadu Buhari, saying that the election was a sham and should be rejected. Speaking on behalf of the coalition, the global coordinator, Frederick Odorige, who spoke from Budapest, Hungary, described the election as ill-fated and the worse ...

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Cyclone Idai Kills Over 1000 In Mozambique, 89 In Zimbabwe

Cyclone Idai caused more havoc than initially reported as Mozambique said over a thousand people may have been killed as the cyclone smashed into the central part of the country. In neighbouring Zimbabwe, Idai left 89 dead and at least 150 more missing. The city of Beira in central Mozambique bore Cyclone Idai’s full wrath on Thursday before the storm ...

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