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INEC recruits 16,000 corps members, others as ad hoc staff

INEC recruits 16,000 corps members, others as ad hoc staff

Femi Makinde The Independent National Electoral Commission says in preparation for the Osun State governorship election today, the commission has recruited 16,000 ad hoc staff, including National Youth Service Corps members and students of the Obafemi Awolowo University. The state’s Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, said the commission had adequately prepared to ensure a […] …

The Late 5: Nigeria doesn’t need an ethnic jingoist as President – Tambuwal; Ambode orders repairs of all potholes in 4 weeks | More stories

The Late 5: Nigeria doesn’t need an ethnic jingoist as President – Tambuwal; Ambode orders repairs of all potholes in 4 weeks | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Federal Government has on Friday directed the Nigerian Immigration Service …
Read » The Late 5: Nigeria doesn’t need an ethnic jingoist as President – Tambuwal; Ambode orders repairs of all potholes in 4 weeks | More stories on YNaija …

Osun election: Adeleke still in the race – Osun PDP Chairman

Osun election: Adeleke still in the race – Osun PDP Chairman

Success Nwogu, Ilorin The Osun State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Soji Adagunodo, on Friday said the state PDP governorship candidate, Mr. Ademola Adeleke, has not withdrawn from the race. Speaking during a media briefing in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, he said there was a text message being circulated that Adeleke had […] …

CBN withdraws Skye Bank’s license

CBN withdraws Skye Bank’s license

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has withdrawn the operating license of Skye Bank. CBN Governor, Godwin Emefile who announced the decision on Friday evening in Lagos said depositors funds remain safe. Polaris Bank has been established to assume ownership of the assets and liabilities of Skye Bank. The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation has injectedRead More …

One killed, three injured as soldiers, Shiites clash in Yobe

One killed, three injured as soldiers, Shiites clash in Yobe

Kayode Idowu, Damaturu One person was reportedly killed and three others injured in a clash between the military and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria in Potiskum, Yobe State on Friday. It was gathered that the fracas began shortly after the IMN members rounded off their Ashura procession with prayers around 8:30am near Central Hotel, Potiskum. […] …

Osun election: INEC clarifies ban on phone usage, warns against vote-buying

Osun election: INEC clarifies ban on phone usage, warns against vote-buying

Jesusegun Alagbe, Dayo Ojerinde Less than 24 hours to the governorship election in Osun State, the state Resident Electoral Commission, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, has warned politicians not to misinterpret the commission’s electoral rules for their selfish aims. Agbaje was reacting to the allegations that the commission had placed a total ban on the usage of […] …

The Big 5: Communications Minister, Shittu is revealed to have skipped NYSC; Earthquakes now potential hazards in Nigeria – Abuja tremor report | More stories

The Big 5: Communications Minister, Shittu is revealed to have skipped NYSC; Earthquakes now potential hazards in Nigeria – Abuja tremor report | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu,is alleged not to have participated in …
Read » The Big 5: Communications Minister, Shittu is revealed to have skipped NYSC; Earthquakes now potential hazards in Nigeria – Abuja tremor report | More stories on YNaija …

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