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BLOGGERS GUILD OPENS SITUATION ROOM FOR 2019 GENERAL ELECTION

As Nigerians go to the poll today ,the umbrella body of Blogggers in Nigeria ,the Guild Of Professional Bloggers Of Nigeria (GPBN) has opened an ELECTION SITUATION ROOM where up to speed information about the election could be filed in by its members across the country. Speaking on the novel initiative ,the President of GPBN Chris Kehinde Nwandu (CKN) said ...

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Group call for violence-free elections, Presidential and National Assembly elections

Civil Society Group and Media practitioners in Nigeria have appealed to the electorates and Nigerian citizens allow for a violence free elections as Nigeria goes to poll tomorrow. This appeal was made in a press statement by the groups released on 22nd Feburary 2019. The group said as Political activities in Nigeria would reach new crescendo on Saturday, February 23, ...

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IGP promises adequate security for polls

Ahead of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly Elections, the Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has restated his resolve to ensure adequate security to ensure a safe, secure and conducive environment towards a peaceful and credible election. The IGP, therefore, calls on the citizens to come out en-masse on the day of the election to cast their votes without ...

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Full Text Of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Broadcast To Nigerians On Saturday’s Polls

Nigeria’s First citizen, President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured his compatriots once again that 2019 General Elections shall be free, fair and credible as he has consistently retriated since the beginning of his campaign programmes. Mr President made this known in his speech delivered today 22nd February, which ought to be the eve of the General Elections proper. Read the full ...

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nTel storms market with a bang, but will it fare better?

The Nigerian telecom sector is already a pretty robust place. With the market already dominated by the four biggest telecom companies, there’s very little space left for new players to make any mark. Yet that’s exactly what nTel did about three years ago. What's the best ISP to get in this lag between Swift NG and NTEL ??— Papa DU (@nnaya_A) February ...

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New Lassa Fever Outbreak recorded as death toll rises

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday confirmed 37 new cases of Lassa fever recorded between February 4 and February 10. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu, made this known on Wednesday in a statement in Abuja. Ihekweazu said that from January 1 to February 10, 2019, out of a total of 947 suspected cases ...

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Evils of Migration and ailing public policies in African States

By Oladotun F. Roy Migration never seemed to be a big issue in Africa until recent videos of grisly and dicey scenes of young Africans risking it all on the Mediterranean sea went viral on social media in early 2018. They were parked together in a tiny boat, in a bid to illegally cross into Italy and Spain – two ...

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CSOs say the Postponed Elections may be due to Ethnic Stereotyping

Civil Society Groups have expressed their concerns over the recent and sudden postponement of General Election that was formerly slated for last Saturday 16th to Saturday 23rd February 2019. The group uncovered that the postponement may be due to ethnic stereotyping in the helms of affairs within Independence National Electoral Commission Headquarters which may threaten the chance of APC from ...

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LinkedIn Introduces Live Streaming for Professional Events, Seminars

Professional social network platform, LinkedIn has announced the introduction of live video streaming into the platform. Video is not going anywhere no time soon. And the latest social site to join the bandwagon is LinkedIn. Now you can do live your live videos on LinkedIn. https://t.co/QsZ74pTKu5 pic.twitter.com/BDC6gUSM3m— Tiffany English (@velvetstylebiz) February 12, 2019 Called LinkedIn Live, the live streams have been created to allow ...

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CLEEN FOUNDATION LUNCHES ELECTION SECURITY SUPPORT CENTER

CLEEN foundation a leading non- governmental organization in Nigeria working to promote public safety, security, justice, research and advocacy across the country has launched its Election Security Support Center for the 2019 General Elections. This brilliant initiative was disclosed at a Press Briefing on Friday in Abuja by Benson Olugbuo, Executive Director, CLEEN Foundation. According to him “In the build ...

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