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Plane Crash: FG Condoles With Family Of Former Ambassador Bashua

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyeama, addresses members of the diplomatic community in Abuja on… February 20, 2019     The Federal Government has sent its condolences to the family of the late former Ambassador Abiodun Oluremi Bashua who was among the 149 passengers and 8 crew members that boarded the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines Flight […]

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Architects call for investigation into collapse of buildings in Abia

The Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) and Architect Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) have called on Abia Government to investigate the causes of collapsed buildings in the state. The Abia Chapters of NIA and ARCON jointly made the call in Aba, during their fact-finding mission to the sites of recent collapsed buildings in the state […]

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Hold El-Rufai Responsible If Foreigners Are Killed, Falana Tells ICC

Human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana (file photoFemi F)   Human Rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, says the International Criminal Court should hold Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State responsible in the event of any foreigner’s death during the general elections. He made the call on Wednesday while delivering a […]

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Rise Up To Defend Our Democracy, National Peace Committee Tells Nigerians

  The National Peace Committee (NPC) has called on Nigerians to put the disappointment of the postponement of the general elections behind them and respond to the call to patriotism when the elections eventually hold. It made a call in a statement jointly signed by its Chairman, former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), […]

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Atiku urges security agencies to be professional, uphold constitution

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has called on security personnel deployed for the Saturday rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections to uphold the constitution and be professional in discharging their duties. Abubakar made the call at the 84th National Executive Committee (NEC) Meeting of the PDP held on Tuesday in Abuja. […]

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Melaye, Keyamo In Heated Argument Over Buhari’s Directive On Ballot Box Snatchers

  The senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye and the spokesperson of the APC Presidential Campaign Council, Festus Keyamo (SAN), on Tuesday, had a heated argument over President Buhari’s directive on ballot box snatchers. While Keyamo defended that the President’s directive is aimed at curbing the menace of electoral fraud, Melaye argued that […]