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Breaking: Reps approve direct and indirect primary clauses in electoral bill 1

Breaking: Reps approve direct and indirect primary clauses in electoral bill

By Levinus Nwabughiogu House of Representatives, Wednesday approved direct and indirect primary clauses as a mode of electing candidates by political parties for general elections. This was originally the provision in the extant law, the Electoral Act of 2010 before the National Assembly in the course of tinkering with the Act expunged ‘indirect’ primary mode. …

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2023 polls may not hold over resurgence of kidnap attempts in S-West – YCE 2

2023 polls may not hold over resurgence of kidnap attempts in S-West – YCE

….As hunters hold security meeting to curb bandits By Dapo Akinrefon Following resurgence of kidnap attempts in the South West, the Senior Elders Forum of the Yoruba Council of Elders, YCE, on Wednesday, expressed fears that the 2023 general elections may not hold in the zone. This came as the Soludero Hunters Association of Nigeria …

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National Convention: Don’t elect EFCC-indicted ex-governors as chairman — Group warns APC 5

National Convention: Don’t elect EFCC-indicted ex-governors as chairman — Group warns APC

. ***Root  for Senator Sani Musa as APC National Chairman By Henry Umoru, ABUJA AHEAD of the February 26 National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, a group under the aegis of South-South Emerging Leaders’ Forum (SELF) has urged Stakeholders and leaders of the party not to elect as National Chairman, some former …

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Convention: Police take over APC Secretariat, as S’South leaders warn against electing former Govs as party leaders 6

Convention: Police take over APC Secretariat, as S’South leaders warn against electing former Govs as party leaders

By Omeiza Ajayi, Abuja Following the continued interplay of forces which has culminated in the decision to hold its national convention on February 26, the Buhari House national secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC on Wednesday witnessed increased security presence. Policemen in several Hilux vans were stationed in strategic locations along the Blantyre …

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Reps relist electoral bill, enter executive session 7

Reps relist electoral bill, enter executive session

…most likely to pass bill today By Levinus Nwabughiogu Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill is taking the front burner in the House of Representatives at the plenary today. Recall that the Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, Tuesday, said the bill would be reintroduced Wednesday. True to his words, the bill is listed in the Order …

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I don’t believe in Igbo Presidency, those declaring now are not serious – Orji Kalu 8

I don’t believe in Igbo Presidency, those declaring now are not serious – Orji Kalu

Orji Kalu By Henry Umoru ABUJA- CHIEF Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, All Progressives Congress, APC, Abia Norh has taken a swipe at those who have already declared to contest as President of the country ahead of 2023 general and Presidential elections, saying those persons are not serious.  The former governor of …

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5G Network: No cause for alarm, Nigerian telecoms operators assure, US airlines call for delay in rollout near airports 9

5G Network: No cause for alarm, Nigerian telecoms operators assure, US airlines call for delay in rollout near airports

By Prince Osuagwu, with Agency reports Telecoms operators in Nigeria yesterday allayed fears over alarm raised by airline operators in the United States of possible disruption in aircraft  operations by the rollout of 5G network. Recall that Chief Executive Officers of some of the largest airlines in the United States’ had raised the alarm over …

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Breaking: Army ordered to pay N1b, apologize to Nnamdi Kanu for invading his house 11

Breaking: Army ordered to pay N1b, apologize to Nnamdi Kanu for invading his house

Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB leader By Steve Oko An Umuahia High Court has ordered the Federal Government and the Nigeria Army to pay N1billion to the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra Mazi Nnamdi Kanu for invading his house in September 2017. They federal government and the Army were also ordered to apologise to Kanu …

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Kanu refused new clothes, DSS tells court; that’s a lie, Ozekhome fires back 12

Kanu refused new clothes, DSS tells court; that’s a lie, Ozekhome fires back

File image of Nnamdi Kanu when he was first brought to court after his extradition to Nigeria from Kenya. By Ikechukwu Nnochiri, ABUJA Contrary to yesterday’s order by Justice Binta Nyako that the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, should not appear in court today in the same Fendi designers …

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