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November 17, 2018 8:06 AM 2019: UN vows to ensure credible elections

The United Nations, UN, has stated that it was committed to ensuring credible elections in 2019. The United Nations special representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas spoke with reporters in Port Harcourt yesterday. He said this after a meeting with Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, at the Government 19

November 16, 2018 7:16 PM 2019: UPP adopts Buhari as presidential candidate

The United Progressives Party (UPP) has adopted President Muhammadu Buhari as its candidate for next year’s general election. UPP National Chairman, Chekwas Okorie, disclosed this to State House correspondents, after meeting with the President on Friday in Abuja. Okorie said the adoption of President Buhari would be further confirmed when the UPP leaders 20

November 16, 2018 7:11 PM Nigerians need to live as brothers – Senator Abaribe tells Buhari

The Senator representing Aba South Senatorial district at the National Assembly, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has told President Muhammadu Buhari that Nigerians need to live as brothers. The lawmaker called on the Federal Government to institutionalise peace among the tribes and federating units of the country. According to NAN, Abaribe made the appeal when members 19

November 16, 2018 3:23 PM Buhari makes new appointments [Full list]

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of five Chief Executive officers and two Executive Directors of some Federal Agencies. This was disclosed in a statement issued by Mr Olusegun Adekunle, Permanent Secretary (General Services) Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation on Friday in Abuja. According to him, Mr Okechukwu 18

November 16, 2018 11:20 AM Zidora announces end-of-year price slash on travels

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November 16, 2018 7:27 AM 2019: INEC promises Nigerians free, fair polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has promised to conduct credible general elections next year. The INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made this promise while speaking at the 6th Anniversary Lecture and Investiture into the Realnews Hall of Fame in Lagos yesterday. The event was tagged: “Political transitions and Africa’s economic 20

November 15, 2018 12:37 PM 8 Nigerians make 2019 `Forbes 30 under 30 list’

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Forbes 30 featured 300 trailblazers from 20 industries with an average age of 26.8. In the list, over 55 percent are founders or co-founders while 19 per cent includes immigrants from 57 countries. Nigerians who made the list include Taofeek Abijako, Kayode Ojo, Obi Omile Jr, Adegoke Olubusi, Tito Ovia, Dimeji 23

November 15, 2018 7:19 AM Corruption: Dasuki, Diezani, Shema, Fayose’s houses top list of assets seized by EFCC

Former governors, ex-ministers, top military officers and businessmen are among owners of the mansions seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Leading the pack is a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, who has forfeited some prized assets. Lost to the Federal Government by the ex-Minister are a multi-storey 20

November 15, 2018 6:25 AM 2019: Presidency lists those assassinated during PDP administration

The Presidency on Thursday listed those assassinated during the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, administration. Lauretta Onochie, the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social media, urging Nigerians not to return the country to the reign of PDP in 2019, listed names of notable individuals assassinated between 1999-2014. Onochie also noted 26

November 14, 2018 2:40 PM UN agency reveals crops disease affecting 1.5 million Nigerian households

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, FAO, on Wednesday released its situation report for November 2018, disclosing that an estimated one million and five hundred thousand (1.5 million) households are to be affected by the Fall Army Worm, FAW across some states in the country. The report, which was made available to DAILY POST by Patrina 23