INEC to begin another round of voter registration in first quarter of 2021

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu and his team of National Commissioners, Directors and the Technical Team also appeared before the House of RepsThe Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will begin another round of voter registration in the first quarter of 2021. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, told newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday after appearing before the Senate Committee …

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US election: Donald Trump team floods Twitter with premature victory.

Twitter said Saturday that hackers “manipulated” some of its employees to access accounts in a high-profile attack, including those of Joe Biden and Elon Musk, and apologized profusely for the breach. Members of President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign and his inner circle are declaring victory in the hotly-contested battleground state of Pennsylvania in tweets Wednesday, challenging Twitter’s rules against making …

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Katsina spent N175.5m on rehabilitation of two stadiums —Commissioner

Katsina State Government on Wednesday said it had spent a total of N175.5 million on the rehabilitation of two stadiums in the state. The state Commissioner for Sports and Social Development, Sani Danlami, disclosed this while listing the achievements of the ministry in Katsina. Danladi said that N111.3 million was spent on rehabilitation and upgrading of Malumfashi Township Stadium, while …

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US Poll: Two Nigerian – Americans emerge winner

Two Nigerian-Americans, Esther Agbaje, and Oye Owolewa, emerged victorious in the 2020 US election, breaking two records. While Agbaje won a legislative seat in Minnesota House of Representatives, Owolewa was elected into the US House of Representatives. Agbaje set the record for being the first Nigerian-American in the Minnesota legislature. On his part, Owolewa broke the record of not having …

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ATP tour match:Rafael Nadal wins 1,000th

Rafael Nadal secured the 1,000th Tour-level victory of his illustrious career on Wednesday, becoming the fourth man to reach that mark with a comeback three-set win over Feliciano Lopez in the Paris Masters second round. Rafael Nadal secured the 1,000th Tour-level victory of his illustrious career on Wednesday, becoming the fourth man to reach that mark with a comeback three-set …

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PDP hits President Buhari over ‘reckless borrowing’

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.2 The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has chided President Muhammadu Buhari over plan to take another $1.2 billion loan from Brazil despite the public outcry against the …

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Senate tasks stakeholders on economic recovery

The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. To strengthen the confidence of investors in the capital market, the Senate on Wednesday tasked stakeholders on the need to revive the Nigerian economy. Chairman, Senate Committee on Capital Market, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun, gave the task during an interactive …

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DSS closes school, sacks 140 teachers over request for better welfare

For demanding better conditions of service and regularisation of their appointment, the Department of State Services has sacked 140 teachers and other staff members of its Community Staff Schools, Asokoro, Abuja. The service also shut down the institution and directed the 1,800 pupils in the nursery/primary and secondary classes to stay at home for two weeks. One of our correspondents, …

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US election: Trump supporters stages protest at Arizona collation centre

U.S. President Donald Trump supporters gather to protest the election results at the Maricopa County Elections Department office on November 4, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona. The rally was organized after yesterday’s vote narrowly turned for Democrats in the presidential and senate races. Courtney Pedroza/Getty Images/AFP Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Supporters of United States President, Donald Trump, some of whom are suspected …

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