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INEC to partner IPAC for Electoral Acts Amendment
The Independent National Electoral Commission is seeking renewed alignments with Political Parties through the Inter Part Advisory Council, IPAC.
The collaboration is expected to enhance required amendments to the Electoral Act with interest in reducing litigation in the aftermath of polls.
Minister of Justice Meets The Family of Desmond Nunugwo, who died in EFCC custody
The family of late Desmond Nunugwo, a suspect who died six hours after being in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says they are hopeful of getting justice after the intervention of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.
Ogbia Brotherhood Defend Jonathan on Connection with Militancy
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has been absolved of any connection with the attacks by armed men on oil installations in the Niger Delta
National President of Ogbia Brotherhood, Benson Agadaga notes that his Nationalist stand is well known for such activities
President Buhari meet UN envoy on Guinuea Bissau
Political leaders in Guinea Bissau have been urged to take the path of honour by embracing Unity and caution in the Management of their Nation’s affairs in order not to plunge them into further crisis
President Muhammadu Buhari gave the advice while exchanging views with the special representative of the UN Secretary General on Guinea Bissau, Modibbo Toure.
Borno State Launches Polio Farming Support
As the re-settlement of Internally Displaced Persons in their Communities gathers momentum, Borno state government together with Bill and Melinda gates foundation have taken a bold step towards boosting food production and fighting poverty among them.
Kashim Shettima launched the one Million dollar food and farming aid in Kaga Local Council Area
VP Osinbajo Launches New Agriculture Policy
The federal government has launched a new agriculture policy for 2016 to 2020, Titled The Green Alternative.
Vice president Yemi Osinbajo at the launch described agriculture as the arrowhead that will put the country’s economy back on sound footing.
The agriculture promotion policy is aimed at refocusing the nation on agriculture to meet domestic food requirements and export potential.
Ohaneze Ndigbo Students call for creative ideologies for a better Nigeria
Ndigbo and Nigerians at home and in the diaspora have been charged to support talents development, creative ideologies, dividends of democracy and good governance in order to actualize the desires for a better Nigeria.
This among other requests were made by Ohaneze Ndigbo students during a world press conference in solidarity with president Buhari’s led administration.
It is a disgrace that states cannot pay salaries – Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari says the inability of 27 state governments to pay monthly salaries of their workers is disgraceful to Nigeria.
President Buhari stated this in Abuja on Wednesday while addressing staff of the presidential villa.
He expressed dismay that in spite of the initial bailout funds given to some states, workers in those states were yet to receive their salaries.