INEC Issues Serious Warning Over 2019 Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has decried the lingering strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), describing it as a threat to its preparations for the conduct of the 2019 general elections. Speaking at a one-day workshop on Gender Sensitive Reporting of Elections on Thursday in Abuja, INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman of its Information and Voter Education Committee, Barrister Festus Okoye, said over 70% of the ad hoc staff requirement for the elections, was drawn from students of federal tertiary institutions. “The lingering strike…

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FG Declares Holidays For Christmas, New Year

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, 25th, Wednesday 26th December 2018 and Tuesday 1st January 2019 as Public Holidays to mark the Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year Celebrations respectively. The Honorable Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by the ministry’s Director of Press, Mohammed Manga. He enjoined all Christians faithful and Nigerians to use the period in praying earnestly for the betterment and development of Nigeria. He further called on Nigerians to strengthen their resolve to…

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NSCDC Arrest Wife Of Boko Haram Leader 

In recent weeks Boko Haram terrorists had wasted hundreds of Nigerian Army due to some challenges facing the country’s security system Reports reaching Brainnews has it that Borno Commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC), Ibrahim Abdullahi said one of the two female Boko Haram bombers nabbed by the command is the wife of Mamman Nur, a factional leader of the terrorist group. The teenager who was identified as Fatima Muhammed Kabir, was arrested recently, along with another woman, Amina Salihu at Borno Express Motor Park. Their mission…

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Atiku: Nigeria Has Not Produced Leaders Like Obi And I Since 1960 – 

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday said the type of leadership that he and his running mate, Mr. Peter Obi, offer Nigerians has not been seen in the country since Independence. Atiku, who spoke during a town hall meeting with representatives of the business community in Aba, Abia State, blamed the ruling All Progressives Congress for allegedly instigating economic regression in the country. According to the PDP candidate, Nigerians cannot afford to have 50 million unemployed men and women. He said, “That is why…

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