• UPN Pegs Presidential Nomination Fee At N5m, Guber N2.5m

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    The Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) has fixed the sum of N5million and N2.5million respectively for aspirants vying to contest both the presidential and governorship tickets of the party in the forthcoming general elections. A statement from the party issued by the national director of publicity, Felix Oboagwina and obtained yesterday by LEADERSHIP said the…

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    PVC Distribution Runs Into Hitch, Rescheduled In 5 States

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    The phase three distribution of permanent voter cards approved by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for Kano, Edo, Plateau, Ogun and Imo states which was to commence yesterday and end tomorrow, kicked off with hitches. INEC had previously scheduled the distribution of PVCs and the continuous voters registration (CVR) exercise to commence in 13…

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    Adenuga Bags African ICT Man Of The Decade

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    West Africa’s major telecoms operator, Globacom, and its enterprising chairman, Dr Mike Adenuga Jr. (GCON) have won five awards at the 2014 African Information and Communication Technology Awards (AFRICTA) held at the Eko Hotel and Suites over the weekend. Dr Adenuga was adjudged the African ICT Man of the Decade for his pan-African ICT investment…

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  • Finally, PDP Recognises LCDAs Created By Lagos Govt

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    In a move considered by many as a shift in position, the Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has finally acknowledged the validity of 37 local council development areas (LCDAs) created by the immediate past government in the state. Former Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu had created additional 37 councils to the 20…

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    2015: In Lagos, It’s APC Vs PDP

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    Once again, the governorship polls in Lagos State is gradually turning into a two course race between the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and its perennial challenger, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). OLAOLU OLADIPO ,in this piece, looks at the chances of the two parties as well as the major aspirants who could possibly have…

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    FG Sets Up Emergency Centre To Combat Cyber Crimes

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    As part of its efforts to combat the fraud being perpetrated in the cyber space, the federal government through the Ministry of Communication Technology has floated an agency charged with the responsibility of fighting cyber crimes. This is coming just as stakeholders have called for greater awareness on the scourge with a view to articulating…

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    Nigeria Mourns Civil War Veteran General Benjamin Adekunle

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    Civil war hero, retired Brigadier General Benjamin Adekunle, popularly known as black scorpion, is dead. He died in Lagos yesterday. His wife Folake confirmed his death to newsmen. His Civil War Role Brigadier General Benjamin Adesanya Maja Adekunle (rtd) was born on June 26, 1936 in Kaduna. His father was a native of Ogbomosho, while…

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