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JUST IN: Senate confirms 45, rejects two ambassadorial nominees

-ANIETIE UDOBIT,ABUJA The Senate has confirmed 45 nominees of President Buhari as non-career ambassadors. Senators however declined to confirm two nominees. The decisions followed the report presented by Monsurat Sunmonu, APC-Oyo, chairperson of the committee on foreign affairs, which had screened the 47 nominees. In line with the recommendation of the committee, the Senate

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2019 election: INEC cancelled manual transmission of results from polling units

As part of its preparations for the 2019 election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cancelled manual transmission of results from polling units. It will now use e-Collation and Result Transmission System in all the 120, 000 polling units. The commission opted for the new result transmission system after a three-year

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Group Accuses Amnesty International of Aiding Boko Haram

By JAMES EZEMA A non-governmental organization (NGO), under the aegis of Global Peace and Life Rescue Initiative (GOPRI) has accused Amnesty International (AI) of aiding the activities of the dreaded insurgent group, Boko Haram, through its reports on security issues in Nigeria. Making the allegation at the day two of its “Occupy Amnesty

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