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[Full Speech] Saraki Formally Declares for Presidency!

Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Thursday formally declared his intention to run for the presidency in the 2019 general elections. Saraki announced his intention while speaking at the ‘NottooYoungToRun’ event which held at the Sheraton hotel, Abuja yesterday. In his speech, Saraki promised to set the right course for Nigeria. His full speech below: 1. Let me say, once again, ...

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Voters’ Registration: Edo Govt. declares Friday, Aug. 31, work-free day

The Edo State Government has declared Friday, August 31, a work-free day to avail civil and public servants the opportunity to process, regularise or obtain their Permanent Voter Cards (PVC). A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq. on Wednesday, said that “Government workers are urged to partake in the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise ...

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#2019Polls: ‘#NotTooYoungToRun’ condemns Saraki’s declaration, dissociates self

The ‘Not Too Young To Run’ movement has dissociated itself from the formal declaration by Bukola Saraki to run for president on the platform of the opposition party, PDP. Mr Saraki, the senate president, formally made his intention known at an event organised by the group on Thursday in Abuja. The group, which champions youth participation in politics, said it ...

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FAAC: Federation revenue declined by N107bn in July

Federal, states and local governments on Thursday shared N714.8 billion revenue generated in July, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The figure indicated a decline of N107.1 billion when compared to what was generated in June. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, while briefing newsmen in Abuja on the outcome of the monthly Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) ...

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Buhari to depart for China Friday, August 31

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday leave for China to participate in the seventh Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) scheduled to hold on September 3 and 4, 2018 in Beijing. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement, said the president’s first engagement in Beijing would be an interactive ...

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HOW TO PREVENT CAR THEFT WITH CARTACT APP

If you are a car owner, then you will agree with me that car theft is one social vice which ought to be controlled totally. Can it be wiped out entirely? I guess not. Can we individually do something to prevent our cars from being stolen? Yes. So for every car that is stolen, there are always some precautionary measures ...

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YALI Network declares her commitment to promote culture of Accountability, Transparency in Nigeria!

Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI Network FACE2FACE) Abuja has declared her commitments to promote and support the entrenching culture of Transparency and accountability through her several interventions and projects. One of which is the forthcoming Accountability and Transparency Summit scheduled to hold between 4th and 6th of September, 2018 in Abuja. This declaration was made today at the Press Conference ...

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Development partners, CSOs launch Vote4WASH campaign, encourage citizens to prioritize WASH

As we count down to Nigeria’s 2019 general elections, WaterAid and other development partners continue to highlight the importance of clean water and decent toilet to the general wellbeing of Nigerians and make the case for clean water, basic sanitation and good hygiene to be given priority in the country’s development agenda. Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) remain one of ...

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“Nigeria Authorities must account for hundreds of victims of enforced disappearances” – Amnesty International

Several reported cases of enforced disappearances that are being perpetrated unabatedly with impunity by state agents or people acting on their behalf has prompted the Human Rights bodies such as Amnesty International and others to speak out so that Nigerian Authorities would be held accountable for the lives of these victims. These unlawful arrests or abductions which often follow by ...

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NNPC Plans New Subsidiary for Commercial Bunkering Operations

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclosed it would set up a new subsidiary company to undertake the business of commercial petroleum products bunkering on the waters of Nigeria. It explained in a statement its Group General Manager, Public Affairs, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, issued on Wednesday in Abuja that the move was aimed at consolidating its foothold on shipping ...

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