Massive Security Presence In Lagos As Polls Begin

Security men at a checkpoint Heavy security presence and strict enforcement of movement restriction were noticed in parts of Lagos on Saturday as residents of the state troop out for the governorship and the State Assembly elections. Stern-looking soldiers manned many roads as early as 6 a.m to effect the restriction order. This was unlike the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly election, which had only a few areas blocked by the army officers. Drivers of commercial vehicles then exploited the loose security. The soldiers shunned all appeals by almost…

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JUST IN: Gunmen Set Electoral Materials Ablaze in Benue

All electoral materials for Mbalom ward in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State, were in the wee hours of Saturday, burnt by armed hoodlums. According to a witness, the hoodlums on arrival fired shots in the air before setting on fire the RCM Primary School Aya, housing the materials. Mrs Ngunan Yongo, the Electoral Officer for the local government area, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a telephone conversation. The EO said the materials were yet to be distributed to polling units in…

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AMCON Solicits For More Female Slots In Financial Services Industry In Nigeria

Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Peak Performance Academy and Guest Speaker, Mrs. Modupe Wigwe (sitting middle) with the Group Head, Corporate Services, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Mrs. Iyatum Adode-Kobiti (sitting 3rd from right) in a group photograph with AMCON female staff at the end of the 1-day event marking the 2019 International Women’s Day (IWD) at the weekend In commemoration of the International Women’s Day (IWD) the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru has called on parents to educate the girl…

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US Embassy, NCC Partner To Firm Up IP System in Nigeria

Director-General, Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), Mr. John Asein (M) at a meeting with United States Embassy delegates to the NCC. L-R: Economic Counselor, US Embassy,Ms Susan Garro;  Coordinator, International Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property (ICHIP), US Department of Justice (USDOJ),Ms Tanya Hill; Director, Legal Services, NCC, Mr. Abdul Ter-Kohol and Director, Finance and Accounts, NCC, Mr. Mark Obasi at the Commission’s (NCC) Headquarters, Abuja In a bid to strengthen the Intellectual Property system in Nigeria, the United States Government has expressed its commitment, to partner with the Nigerian Copyright Commission…

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