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INEC fixes December 5 for bye-elections in 11 states

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed December 5, 2020 for pending bye-elections across the country. In a statement released on Friday, November 13, Festus Okoye, the spokesperson of the electoral body, said the 15 bye-elections would hold across 11 states. The commission had suspended the elections as a result of the violence that broke out […]

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Joe Biden has been elected as the 46th President of the United States

Joe Biden has been elected as the 46th President of the United States of America. The democrat who turns 78 next month, will become the oldest president when he is inaugurated in January 2021 in the North American country. Biden edged President Trump, who in the days since voting ended has falsely claimed a premature victory […]

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31-year-old Nigerian, Adeoye Owolewa has been elected to the United States Congress making him the first Nigerian to achieve this feat

A Nigerian living in the United States has gained his place to the country’s Congress. Adeoye Owolewa, 31, ran on the platform of the Democratic Party to represent Washington DC in the House of Representatives, and won, making him the first Nigerian to be elected to the United States Congress.     Oye Owolewa, whose […]

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NAFDAC and Humanitarian Minister counter each other on how some states received expired rice as Coronavirus palliatives

Minster of Humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, Sadiya Farouq and the National Agency for Food and Drugs Admininstration Control (NAFDAC) have both issued differing statements on how some states in the country received expired rice as Coronavirus palliatives. Recall that the expired bags of rice some states received from the federal government has […]

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FG says markets in lockdown states can open between 10am to 2pm every 48 hours

The Federal Government has said that markets in states currently observing a lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic are allowed to open between the hours of 10am and 2 pm every 48 hours. The National co-ordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Aliyu Sani, announced this during the daily press briefing by the taskforce in Abuja […]

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1,500 almajiris repatriated to neighbouring states and countries by Kano government

1,500 almajiris have been repatriated to neighbouring states and countries by Kano state government, days after it announced a ban on street begging. Spokesperson of Hisbah popularly known as Sharia Police, Lawan Fagge said some of the almajiris were repatraited to their home states which includes Katsina, Zamfara, Kebbi, Borno, Kano and Yobe. Others were […]