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Nigeria Has Tasked Information Parastatals to Be Good Managers of Information

ABUJA (Nigeria) – Nigeria’s Minister of Information, Patricia Akwashiki has tasked heads of parastatals and agencies in the ministry to brace up and manage some of the issues that may likely come up in the aftermath of the forthcoming general elections. ​ A statement by the Ministry’ Press Secretary,Joseph Mutah said the Minister made the […]

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Nigerian 2015 Election: Two Leading Parties Clash in Kaduna

By Mohammad Ibrahim KADUNA (Nigeria) – Five days to Nigeria’s general elections, supporters of All Progressive Congress and that of Peoples Democratic party clashed in Kaduna North-West Nigeria leaving a number of them injured. Africa Prime News gathered that the incident occurred at around 1pm during a procession by APC campaign team of Malam Nasir […]

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Nigeria: Civil Society Call for Violent-Free Election

By Longtong Ibrahim Civil Society Organisations in Kaduna have called on political parties to educate their supporters on good conduct and discouraged them from using provocative statements that can lead to violence in the 2015 elections They also called on Religious and opinion leaders to educate their worshippers on the importance of peace. The call […]

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Nigeria: Call Your Supporters To Order – Maku Tells APC

LAFIA (Nigeria) – The Campaign Organisation of Maku, has condemned an attack on the convoy of its candidate Labaran Maku, by whom it called hired political thugs chanting the name of APC’s Presidential Candidate, Muhammadu Buhari. Maku’s convoy was attacked Friday in Marraraba, near Abuja, while on tour of the state in continuation of his […]

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Yero Breached Peace Accord, Running Campaign  on Religion —El-Rufai

By Mohammed Ibrahim KADUNA (Nigeria) – All Progressive Congress (APC) Governorship Candidate in Kaduna State, Northwest Nigeria, Nasir El-Rufai has accused Governor Muktar Ramalan Yero of breaching peace accord and using religion to gain more popularity in his campaign. Speaking through his spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan, El-Rufai said the Governor was not interested in the peace […]

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Nigeria: 134,000 Youth Corps Members Prepare To Man Polls

By Longtong Ibrahim About 134,000 Corps Members would be engaged as ad-hoc staff in the conduct of Nigeria’s forth-coming general elections – they have already been accredited and trained by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the coming elections. Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Johnson Olawumi stated this while briefing journalists […]

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Nigerian Group Calls for a Stop to Electoral Violence

By Longtong Ibrahim Nigerian Government has been tasked to address its high employment burden through provision of functional vocational skills to address incessant youth restiveness in the country. This is in addition to ensuring safety of lives and property of its citizens in the forthcoming general election. The call was made at the end of […]

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Introducing #NigeriaElects2015

We are promoting citizens participation in reporting activities leading to Nigeria’s 2015 general elections. To this end, we have created a twitter hashtag #NigeriaElects2015 – should you have any experience or information you want to share with the world that relates to Nigeria’s 2015 general elections; please share it using the hashtag. You can visit […]

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