Senate’s Proposal On Council Election Stirs Controversy

[Guardian] The outcome of last Saturday’s local government election in Lagos State in which the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), cleared all the 57chairmanship seats and 369 councillorship positions out of the 376 leaving only seven to the oppos…

[Guardian] The outcome of last Saturday's local government election in Lagos State in which the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), cleared all the 57chairmanship seats and 369 councillorship positions out of the 376 leaving only seven to the opposition, must have triggered the Senate to vote to alter the 1999 Constitution with the aim of stripping the states of power to constitute electoral commissions to conduct council polls.

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Internet Users in Nigeria Hit 91.6 Million

[Daily Trust] The number of internet users in Nigeria’s telecommunications networks has increased to 91.6 million in June, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said.

[Daily Trust] The number of internet users in Nigeria's telecommunications networks has increased to 91.6 million in June, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said.

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6 Funny Misconceptions About Hausa People

[Vanguard] The Hausa ethnic group is one of the three major ethnic groups in Nigeria and is one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa. The bulk of the Hausa people are based in northern Nigeria, though there are a few in parts of Southern Nigeria.

[Vanguard] The Hausa ethnic group is one of the three major ethnic groups in Nigeria and is one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa. The bulk of the Hausa people are based in northern Nigeria, though there are a few in parts of Southern Nigeria.

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Senate to Change Name of Nigerian Police Force to Nigerian Police

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Senate has pushed for the change of name from the Nigerians Police Force to simply the Nigerian Police. This is part of the recommendations in the 29 bills approved by the Senate in the ongoing Constitution amendment process.

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Senate has pushed for the change of name from the Nigerians Police Force to simply the Nigerian Police. This is part of the recommendations in the 29 bills approved by the Senate in the ongoing Constitution amendment process.

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World Hepatitis Day – Know Your Status to Avoid Liver Diseases, Minister Urges Nigerians

[Premium Times] Ahead of the World Hepatitis Day, Nigerians have been urged to know their hepatitis status towards preventing liver diseases and hepatitis-related deaths.

[Premium Times] Ahead of the World Hepatitis Day, Nigerians have been urged to know their hepatitis status towards preventing liver diseases and hepatitis-related deaths.

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