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    The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has described the ongoing rerun election in seven units in the state as a ‘coup ‘. Nigerian Pilot learnt that Adeleke, made the remarks in a telephone interview with Punch. He also said that supporters of the PDP were being denied […]

    The post Osun Rerun 2018: ‘Coup’, Not Election Happening In Osun, Adeleke cries out appeared first on Nigerian Pilot News.


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    Olusegun Agbaje, Osun Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) has warned electorates and party agents against snatching of ballot boxes during the Osun state gubernatorial re-run election. Agbaje stated that anyone caught in the act will be dealt with; he went ahead to say that adequate security is in place as voting process commences. He assured the […]

    The post Osun poll rerun: REC warns against snatching of ballot boxes appeared first on Nigerian Pilot News.


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    There was drama at the Ward 7, Unit 12 Polling Unit in Adereti village, Ife South Local Government Area, as a PDP agent in the ongoing governorship rerun election in Osun State was missing on duty. An official of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Stephen Oyewande, said he could not explain why the PDP agent […]

    The post Osun rerun: Confusion as PDP agent missing on duty in Ile-Ife polling unit appeared first on Nigerian Pilot News.


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    At least two persons have been reported dead in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State following increased flooding in the communities. The Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Local Government Area, Comrade Arinze Awogu  told newsmen that  the victims include a nine year old girl who was swept off by the flood in Amiyi community of the […]

    The post Two die in Anambra as flood worsens appeared first on Nigerian Pilot News.


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    Civil society group under the auspices of the Empowerment for Unemployed Youth Initiative has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, begin a detailed investigation into the activities of General Electric International GE and her Nigerian business partner Rockson Engineering Nigeria Ltd in power sector. In a petition presented to the Acting Chairman of […]

    The post EFCC asked to probe GE over $20bn power investment saga appeared first on Nigerian Pilot News.


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    Federal Government has disbursed over N1.2 Billion in Katsina State women and less privilege people under conditional cash transfer. The Special Adviser on Girls child education, Hajiya Binta Abba revealed this at the disbursement of N20 million under the programme in Rimi local government areas. Mrs Abba said since they take up the programme about […]

    The post Poverty: FG disburse N1.2bn to woman, less privilege in Katsina appeared first on Nigerian Pilot News.


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    Volatile Birnin Gwari area of Kaduna has again come alive, with sixteen people allegedly kidnapped in less than twenty four hours from the same village along the local government and Kaduna highway, Vanguards for Security and Good Governance, has revealed. The latest incident occurred on Tuesday evening around 5.30 pm, according to an eyewitness, in two […]

    The post Kaduna: 16 kidnapped in Birnin Gwari appeared first on Nigerian Pilot News.


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    ….Says Swiss Govt was to repatriate $321m  President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in New York called on Africans in the diaspora to come up with suggestions on how to curtail the menace of corruption on the continent. Addressing participants at the High Level Media Launch on “Illicit Financial Flows and the Fight against Corruption: Curbing the […]

    The post Buhari rallies Diasporas on anti-corruption measures appeared first on Nigerian Pilot News.


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    It’s a coup—Adeleke; exposes APC’s rigging template—Secondus Rerun not free, fair or credible—CDD Journalists, observers barred from polling units The re-run election in Osun State yesterday was characterised by violence in some units as voters protest over alleged disenfranchisement and allegations that some party agents were chased out of some polling units. Governorship candidate of […]

    The post Osun re-run: PDP Kicks as APC cruises to victory appeared first on Nigerian Pilot News.


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    Ahead of the governorship primaries of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, the party Thursday night disqualifies the Minister the Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu and Minister of Women Affairs, Hajia Aisha Jummai Alhassan. While Shittu was disqualified over his National Youth Service certificate scandal, no reason was given for the disqualification of the Minister […]

    The post Guber primaries: APC disqualifies Shittu, Hajia Alhassan, 4 others appeared first on Nigerian Pilot News.


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    Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode on Thursday condemned the conduct of the Osun re-run election and described the outcome as “daylight robbery.” In his reaction to the re-run election, Chief Fani-Kayode lamented that the voters were denied their rights to vote by security operatives while the media and Election Observers were obstructed from […]

    The post Osun re-run election was daylight robbery, says Fani-Kayode appeared first on Nigerian Pilot News.


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    Today, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the National Executive Committee(NEC) meeting to ponder on the venue for its national convention. It will be recalled that the convention was initially scheduled to hold on October 6, 2018 in Rivers state but was kicked against by some members of the party. Rivers state governor, […]

    The post Emergency NEC meeting held by PDP Executives appeared first on Nigerian Pilot News.


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    It is reported that on Thursday, the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari met with some labour leaders at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was obviously called to resolve the issues that warranted the ongoing warning strike by workers. Kyari said he summoned the meeting with the intention to discover what derailed […]

    The post Minimum wage: Abba Kyari meets labour leaders appeared first on Nigerian Pilot News.


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    President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the pledge by the Organisation of Islamic Countries, OIC, to help Nigeria tackle the Boko Haram insurgency through sound education among others. During a bilateral meeting on Thursday with OIC secretary-general, Dr Youssef Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, on the margins of the 73rd UN General Assembly in New York, the president also […]

    The post Buhari welcomes OIC’s support for fight against insurgency, meets Nigerian-born Italian senator appeared first on Nigerian Pilot News.


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    Following the recent floods disaster which resulting in casualties and destruction of property in Nigeria, the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has stressed the need to re-assess, re-strategise and identify the strengths and challenges in terms of disaster preparedness and response in the country. North-West zonal coordinator, Ishaya Isah Chonoko, who disclosed this during a […]

    The post Flooding: NEMA to re-asses, re-strategise on challenges appeared first on Nigerian Pilot News.


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    About 17 persons have been feared killed by unknown gunmen along Rukuba in Jos North Local Government Area of the state. The gunmen were said to have invaded the community at about 9pm on Thursday night. An eyewitness told newsmen that so far 17 corpses had been recovered from the community. However, Plateau State Police […]

    The post Plateau Bloodbath: Again gunmen kill 17 appeared first on Nigerian Pilot News.


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    United States government has warned that it is potentially dangerous as Nigeria’s population is exploding and that unless Nigeria takes remedial measures, the impending population explosion would be 400 million by 2050 and that could create problems. The US deputy chief of mission in Nigeria, Mr. David Young raised the alarm in Kaduna at a […]

    The post Population explosion: Nigerians will be 400m by 2050 – US Envoy appeared first on Nigerian Pilot News.


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  • 09/29/18--01:21: Wike apologises over threat
  • …3619 delegates for convention …Presidential aspirants to sign bond Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Friday apologised to the National Executive Committee, NEC, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over his recent threat to deal with the party if party’s national convention is moved away from Port Harcourt. There has been anger and disquiet […]

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    Nigerian Communications Commission,NCC, says Nigeria need more investment in infrastructure to be able to provide optimum services to the growing telecoms subscribers in the country. The Manager, Technical Standards and Network Integrity, Dr. Lawal Bello, who sated this yesterday in Lokoja that Nigeria required about 80,000 Base Transceiver Stations BTS, to enhance its capacity for […]

    The post Nigeria needs 80,000 Base Transceiver Stations to boost connectivity appeared first on Nigerian Pilot News.


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    Federal government has been urged to hasten payment of over N650 billion subsidy arrears to save marketers from being taken over by banks in the country. The Oil marketers, who made the appeal under the auspices of Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, MOMAN,in lagos, said the inability of federal government to pay the debt […]

    The post N650bn debt: stakeholders tasks FG on payment subsidy arrears appeared first on Nigerian Pilot News.


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