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I.N.E.C INTRODUCES ELECTION RESULT VIEWING PORTAL

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the introduction of a new step to further strengthen its election management process and enhance the transparency of the system by introducing an Electronic viewing portal. This resolution was adopted during INEC’s management meeting in Abuja. The Commission announced this in a …

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NIGERIAN IMMIGRATION SERVICE ARRESTS AN INDIAN WHO VIOLATES EXPATRIATE QUOTA

  THE NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE HAS ARRESTED AN INDIAN CAUGHT ABUSING THE EXPATRIATE QUOTA APPROVAL OF THE SERVICE. THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL OF IMMIGRATION SERVICE, MUHAMMAD BABANDEDE, DISCLOSED THIS AT THE VIRTUAL DECORATION CEREMONY OF THE NEWLY PROMOTED SENIOR OFFICERS OF THE SERVICE BY THE CIVIL DEFENCE, CORRECTIONAL, FIRE AND IMMIGRATION BOARD …

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ECOWAS CALLS ON PARLIAMENTARIANS TO INTENSIFY EFFORT IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION

By Nneka Jackson Mbaka ECOWAS Parliamentarians have been urged  to intensify their commitment in promoting good governance and to continue the fight against corruption towards fulfilling ECOWAS agenda 2020. The Speaker of ECOWAS Paliament, Moustapha Cisse-Lo stated this at the Delocalised Meeting of the Joint Committee on Political Affairs, Peace, Security …

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EU DELEGATION PRESENTS IT EQUIPMENT TO NYSC

Youths have been identified as the backbone of democracy in the country.  The Head of the European Union Delegation to Nigeria Ambassador Ketil Karlsen stated this during the presentation of IT equipment used by the EU observers in the general elections to National Youth Service Corps members.  Ambassador Ketil Karlsen …

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PROFESSOR TIJJANI MUHAMMAD BANDE EMERGES PRESIDENT OF THE 74TH SESSION OF UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  By Nneka Jackson Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Professor Tijjani Muhammad Bande has been elected by acclamation as the President of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. A statement signed by the Acting Spokesperson of the Ministry of foreign affairs Mr Friday W. Akpan …

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SPEAKER ECOWAS PARLIAMENT CONDEMNS POOR ATTENDANCE OF PARLIAMENTARIANS AT SESSIONS

By Nneka Jackson The Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Mr. Moustapha Cisse Lo has said that the consistent absence of some members of parliament from sessions would no longer be condoned. Mr. Cisse Lo issued the warning in his speech at the close of the 2019 First Ordinary Session of …

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ECOWAS TASK FORCE ON SINGLE CURRENCY SUBMIT REPORT

The Task Force on ECOWAS Single Currency is to submit its report to the Authority of Heads of State during a media summit in June. The Head of ECOWAS National Unit in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Musa Nuhu disclosed this to newsmen in Abuja. Mr. Nuhu said that …

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SAUDI ARABIAN AUTHORITY RELEASES NIGERIAN LADY ALLEGEDLY ARRESTED FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING

By Nneka Jackson Mbaka The Nigeran lady, Zainab Aliyu, who was allegedly caught in Saudi Arabia for drugs related offenses has been released to the Nigerian Mission in Saudi Arabia. This was disclosed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Mustapha Suleiman, while briefing reporters in …

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ECOWAS PARLIAMENT CALL FOR STRICT APPLICATION OF LOCAL CONTENT LAWS BY MEMBER STATES

By Nneka Jackson As ECOWAS Parliament, the lawmaking arm of ECOWAS Commission pushes for a more sustainable and suitable Public Private Partnership, PPP model that will accelerate infrastructural and social development in West African sub region, the need for the strict application of the local content laws by Member states …

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