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Lagos: Apapa and Idi-Araba: Hausa communities boycott elections

Most residents of Hausa communities in Apapa, Lagos, on Tuesday refused to show up at the various polling stations for the governorship and states’ Assembly elections. Also, in Idi-Araba, a Lagos suburb with preponderant Hausa population, there was general voter apathy and lack of enthusiasm among the residents, though the area had the highest number […]

Turkish Embassy grants visa concession to Nigerian passengers

Turkish Airlines and the Turkish Embassy have granted visa concession to certain categories of Nigerian passengers travelling to Turkey, a statement by the carrier has said. According to the statement issued on Tuesday, Nigerian visitors to Turkey with valid visas to United Kingdom, United States of America or European Union countries can obtain their visa […]

Ogun: Amosun not better than Daniel — Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Tuesday, said that the governorship candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, was not the ideal governor for Ogun State because his performance would not be different from that of Governor Gbenga Daniel. Obasanjo and Daniel belonged to the ruling People Democratic Party in the state. However, […]

Lagos: Island – Fashola in early lead

The incumbent Governor of Lagos State and governorship candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, appears to be set for a massive win as the election results tumbling-in from various polling units across the state show him leading his closest rival, Dr. Ade Dosunmu of the Peoples Democratic Party by a wide […]

Emergency rule likely in Bauchi, Kaduna – Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday, gave an indication that the Federal Government may consider declaring a state of emergency in Kaduna and Bauchi states. Jonathan who is the president-elect spoke in his Otuoke hometown shortly after casting his vote at Otazi Playground Polling Unit in Otuabula Ward 13, Ogbia Local Government Area. The President who was […]

Guber Polls: High turn out in the south, apathy in the north

Elections into 24 out of the 36 governorship seats and that of the 34 state Houses of Assembly started on Tuesday with tight security across the nation. The governorship poll did not take place in 12 states. In 10 of the states, the governors are yet to complete either their first or second tenure in […]

Bayelsa: Assembly poll: Police arrest 7, recover 56 guns

The Bayelsa State Police Command has deployed gun boats in flash points in the state to forestall violence in the State House of Assembly elections. The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Aderenle Shinaba, made this disclosure while parading seven suspects, who were arrested with arms and ammunition in Yenagoa, the state capital. He explained that the […]

Jang orders security for corps members on election duty

Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau has directed security agencies to provide maximum security for all National Youth Service Corps members involved in today’s elections in all parts of the state. Director of Press and Public Affairs to the Governor, Mr. James Mannok disclosed this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria […]

CPC cries out over arrest of members

The Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) has raised alarm over the harassment and intimidation of its members by the governors in the northern part of the country under the guide of security. According to a letter sent to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), signed by CPC Chairman, Prince Tony Momoh, the party said the […]

The confusion about tinted glasses

NIGERIAN  motorists daily face the dilemma of which instruction to abide by regarding the use of tinted motor glasses. It is a case of confusion and exploitation of motorists by law enforcement agents, who have taken advantage of the double speak on the part of government on the issue. While the Police authorities have warned […]

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