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INEC announces date for 2019 Presidential, National Assembly elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed the dates for the Presidential and National Assembly elections, which will hold in 2019. INEC chairman, Professor Yakubu Mahmood, made this announcement, while meetijng with members of the Commission and all Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC), at the INEC Headquarters’ Conference Hall, Abuja on

Those I will arrest when I become president – Fayose

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said that those arresting people today will be arrested tomorrow. This followed his insistence that he will become Nigeria’s next president. Fayose, in a series of tweets on Thursday night, was reacting to the arrest of Toyin Ojo, his Commissioner for Finance. The Governor insinuated that

FG declares October 2 public holiday

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday, October 2nd, public holiday to celebrate Nigeria’s 57th Independence Anniversary. Nigeria gained freedom from its colonial masters on October 1, 1960. Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (Rtd), who made the pronouncement on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerians on the anniversary

Six injured in suspected acid attack in East London

A suspected acid attack in east London injured six people, police said Sunday, adding that they had arrested a 15-year-old male. Police were called late Saturday to the Stratford Centre near London’s Olympic Stadium after a noxious substance was sprayed during an argument between two groups of males.They said the incident

FG Proposes Ban On Alcohol On Weekdays

A cabinet committee has giving green light on deft policy against the sale of alcoholic products during the days of the week and also to pregnant women. The bill was the scheme of the Zimbabwe’s former Health Minister, Timothy Stamps, who is said to be the current Health Advisor in the

Study Shows Lagos is the Third most stressful city in the world

Lagos state, Nigeria’s commercial centre, is the third most stressful city in the world, according to a new study. The study, conducted by Zipjet, listed the world’s most stressful cities of the year 2017. Factors taken into consideration by the researchers include traffic levels, infrastructure, pollution levels, finance, citizens’ wellbeing, public transport,

FG reveals identity of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu’s sponsors

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Sunday accused “politically disgruntled treasury looters” out to sabotage the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government of sponsoring the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. Mohammed said the disgruntled looters are using IPOB to sabotage the current government under the guise of fighting for

Strike suspended by ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced a conditional suspension of its nationwide strike. This comes after a series of meetings between top government officials and members of the union. ASUU has now asked its members to return to classrooms with immediate effect. President of the Union, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, addressed