Latest News in Nigeria Today Friday 15th February 2019
These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today from Guardian newspaper.
target=_blank>Clerics raise alarm over plot to announce unofficial election results
ABUJA: A group of Christian leaders under the aegis of United Clerics for National Peace UCCNP has raised the alarm over plans by some religious leaders to cause confusion during Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections by announcing unofficial results.
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target=_blank>Parties in last-minute moves to woo voters
By Clifford Ndujihe & Peter Egwuatu
AS the parties rounded up their campaigns for the Presidential and National Assembly polls, yesterday, some of the parties embarked on unusual moves to get the upper hand.
One of the parties sent bulk SMS to voters urging for their votes.
In the SMS, the party told a prospective voter his or her polling unit number, and those to be voted for in the presidential, senatorial and House of Representative election
One of those, who got the SMS on Wednesday, said he was surprised to a get a text message from a phone number that he is not familiar with, adding that he started wondering how his registration data from his Permanent Voter’s Card, PVC got to the unknown person.
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target=_blank>Withdraw letter to INEC, Agbakoba tells Malami
Civil rights activist, Olisa Agbakoba, SAN has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to rebuff the letter from Mr. Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation and minister of justice seeking to postpone the election in Zamfara State.
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target=_blank>Voting, by the numbers
ABUJA: Elections are essentially about numbers! Yes, human numbers. As Nigerians head to the polls tomorrow, there is a scramble for voters. The two leading candidates, incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress APC and former vice president Atiku Abubakar of the country’s main opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party PDP would not just scramble for votes but would also be concentrating in getting large chunk from two geopolitical zones: the Northwest and Southwest.
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target=_blank>Elections: Edo Govt declares Friday Feb 15, half work day
As part of activities to afford workers in the state the opportunity to exercise their franchise in the general elections, the Edo State Government has declared Friday, February 15, 2019, half work day.
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target=_blank>Edunabon Chieftaincy Rumbles: No to imposition of candidate – Kingmakers
By Gbenga Olarinoye
OSOGBO—THE peace relatively being enjoyed by the sleepy agrarian community of Edunabon in Osun State, was recently shattered following the claim by two princes of the town laying claim to the throne following the death of the traditional ruler of the town late last year.
The crisis threw the town into chaos with the palace completely razed as the two parties said they had satisfied the conditions approved by the kingmakers for the emergence of the new king.
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target=_blank>Abandoned 11 years ago: FG, French Devt. Bank approve $57m water project in Ondo
AKURE— A sum of $57 million has been approved by the Federal Government with assistance from the French Development Bank for the reticulation of water from Owena Dam to six council areas in Ondo Central Senatorial district of Ondo State.
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target=_blank>Our founding fathers did better than us, says Prof. Ango Abdullahi
ABUJA: A former Vice Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University ABU Zaria and Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum NEF, Prof. Ango Abdullahi on Thursday night assessed the President Muhammadu Buhari administration and submitted that despite budgeting in trillions, it scored zero on all fronts.
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target=_blank>Total Nigeria announces winners of Startupper of the year total challenge
After the jury of local experts selected the winners of the 2018-2019 Startupper of the Year by Total Challenge in Nigeria, they were presented with their awards at an official ceremony held on February 13 at Oriental Hotel, Lagos.
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IT was celebration galore today as Bayelsa State governor, Mr Seriake Dickson and other top government functionaries and traditional rulers boarded a flight that landed at the newly constructed Bayelsa International Airport.
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