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You're wrong, PVCs don't expire, INEC tells Tinubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged Nigerians to disregard claims by a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) Ahmed Bola Tinubu that the Permanent Voters’ Cards PVCs have an expiry date. According to the commission, Nigerians who already have the PVCs do not need to register again as the cards have not expired, …

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Court orders Nigeria to apologise, pay ₦1billion to Nnamdi Kanu

A High Court in Umuahia, Abia State, on Wednesday ordered the Nigeria Government to pay the sum of N1 billion to Nnamdi Kanu, for violating the rights of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Judge Benson Anya described the invasion of Kanu’s Afaraukwu residence as notorious and brazen. He also ordered the …

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Lagos acquires two new speed trains for Red Line

Lagos State has acquired two new speed trains for its Red Line metro project, a 37-kilometre intracity railway system. [AD] The 330-KPH trains were sold to the state by Talgo Group, a Madrid-based manufacturer of high-speed passenger trains. “The 37km Red Line on completion will traverse eight stations and move passengers from Agbado to Oyingbo,” …

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Four kidnapped Uniport students regain freedom

Four students of the University of Port Harcourt who were kidnapped last weekend have been released and reunited with their families. The Guardian gathered that the students, Gbaa Nenubari, Asumbo Elizabeth, Eze Chimezie and Onosigho Augustine, were abducted on their way from the Orashi River where they had gone for a vegetation sampling for their …

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Senate removes direct primary clause, passes electoral act amendment

Nigeria Senate on Wednesday removed the clause that makes direct primary mandatory for the election of candidates in political parties from the electoral amendment act. The Senate in late 2021 passed a version of the bill and transmitted it to President Muhammadu Buhari who declined assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. Buhari said that …

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Nnamdi Kanu: IPOB leader pleads not guilty to terrorism, treason

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to 15 count charge of alleged terrorism and treasonable felony. Kanu made his plea at the hearing of the amended charges filed by the Nigerian government against the IPOB leader at the Federal High Court in Abuja. A lawyer to …

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Three men get 17-year jail terms for stealing N60, 000

Bauchi State High Court 5 has sentenced three young men to serve 17 years in prison for a robbery committed in 2018. One Muazu Ya’u, Adamu Abdullahi, Awalu Babayo of Gertogel village in Bauchi local government area were charged in September 2018 for armed robbery “and thereby committed an act contrary to section 96 and …

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Tension in Enugu as gunmen allegedly kills APC chieftain, one other during meeting

Tension enveloped parts of Enugu on Tuesday night as heavily armed men reportedly invaded the meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu South local government council and shot dead the State Youth leader of the party, Mr Kelvin Ezeoha, and one other member. Members of the party from ward III Obeagu Awkunanaw, Enugu …

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