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voters card distribution to begin April 29 in lagos

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will begin distribution of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in Lagos State on April 29, for the local government elections. The spokesman of the electoral body in the state, Mr Femi Akinbiyi, said on Saturday that the distribution of the cards was in preparation for …

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Buhari Administration will sustain war on corruption: Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo The government of President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to sustaining the anti-corruption fight, ensure that the system is cleaned up and government business is done the right way, says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.  “If we are not able to sustain the struggle against corruption, we will …

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Lenin Moreno declared winner in Ecuador’s presidential race

Ecuador’s ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno, a paraplegic, has been declared the winner of the presidential runoff in the Latin American country and is expected to provide continuity to President Rafael Correa’s leftist policies. With more than 94 percent of the votes counted, the National Electoral Council on Sunday announced …

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Sturgeon signs letter, requests independence referendum

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has written a letter to the British prime minister, formally requesting a second independence referendum to separate from the United Kingdom. The head of the Scottish government penned the letter to Theresa May on Friday, two days after London wrote to Brussels announcing the UK’s …

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FEC sets up committee to resolve issues with NASS

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has set up a committee to resolve  issues between the executive and legislative arms of the government, Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said. Mohammed told reporters after the Federal Executive Council  meeting on Wednesday in Abuja that the executive is concerned about its deteriorating …

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Ivanka Trump to take White House job, no salary

  Ivanka Trump, eldest daughter of US President Donald Trump  has announced that she would take up an appointment in her father’s administration. Ivanka, in a statement on Wednesday, said she will be a Special Assistant to the President but will not take a salary. This came as her unofficial …

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