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Ezekwesili promises inclusion for LGBTQ persons if elected president

Ezekwesili promises inclusion for LGBTQ persons if elected president

Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Oby Ezekwesili, has said everyone including the LGBTQ community in Nigeria would have equal access to opportunities and social justice if she is elected the president of Nigeria in 2019. “I absolutely believe in the fact that everyone deserves equal opportunity,” Ezekwesili said during a […]
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Opposition short of ideas, deploying fake news as arsenal – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Monday alleged that the opposition are deploying fake news as weapon against President Muhammadu Buahri’s Administration ahead of the 2019 elections. The minister, who made the allegation at a media briefing in Abuja, said the opposition were short of ideas and resulted in fake news […]
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Police confirm abduction of House of Assembly candidate in Lafia

The Police Command in Nasarawa state has confirmed the abduction of Mr David Ayele, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Obi II state constituency in the 2019 election.
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Buhari lied to decline assent to Electoral Act, says Agbakoba

Buhari lied to decline assent to Electoral Act, says Agbakoba

Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and a member of the Coalition of United Political Parties, Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), said Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari lied about his reason for declining assent to the amended electoral bill. The president refused to assent to the bill on three occasions in 2018. The last time due […]
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EFCC denies raiding Atiku’s son apartment

EFCC denies raiding Atiku’s son apartment

Nigeria’s anti-corruption body, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, denied claims it raided the apartment of former vice president Atiku Abubakar’s sons. Head of the Atiku Media Office, Paul Ibe, alleged that EFCC officials raided the apartments of Aliyu and Mustapha Atiku-Abubakar, two sons of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party […]
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Buratai cautions media against fake news

Buratai cautions media against fake news

NAN The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has cautioned the media against fake news, saying efforts must be made to discredit fake news and stimulate positive narratives that would lead to national unity. Buratai said this on Monday at a media workshop organised by the Nigerian Army School of Public Relations and […]
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50 arrested for tree felling in Niger

50 arrested for tree felling in Niger

John Adams, Minna As charcoal business in Niger State reaches its peak, no fewer than 50 villagers have been arrested for allegedly felling trees and turning them to charcoal in some local government areas of state. The suspects were arrested, last Tuesday, by the special committee set up by the state government to check deforestation. […]
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