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NSE, Meristem to launch investment style-focused indices

The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, and Meristem Securities Limited are collaborating to launch two new style indices – the NSE-Meristem Growth Index and NSE-Meristem Value Index. These indices will be available real-time on the NSE’s website from tomorrow, (Tuesday, March 12, 2019). The style indices were designed in response to demand for customized indices to […]

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APC rejects governorship election results in A/Ibom

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom has rejected the governorship and House of Assembly results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in the state. The State Chairman of APC, Mr Ini Okopido said in Uyo on Monday that the results announced by the commission were fictitious. “Our party has rejected the […]

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Protests In Nigeria’s Port Harcourt Over Vote Suspension

Govs election: El-Rufai, Ayade, Shehu, Bagudu, Bunu, Bello, Sule, others win

MORE results of Saturday’s governorship elections were released, Monday, with Governors Ben Ayade of Cross River, Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna, Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina, Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi, Abubakar Bello of Niger, and Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa handed re-election mandates. Of the lot, only Ayade won on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, […]

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Ajimobi, Oyo APC congratulate Makinde over victory

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has congratulated Mr Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for emerging the winner of Saturday’s governorship election in the state. Gov. Ajumobi, in a statement signed by Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Mr Bolaji Tunji Ibadan on Monday, congratulated Makinde for emerging victorious. Recalls that the […]

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Inec Adhoc Staff Arranging Non Sensitive Material At Ward A’ Kofar Baru 003 Sakin Yara Polling Unit During The 2019 National Assembly And Presidential Elections In Daura, Katsina State On

INEC declares Benue governorship election inconclusive

The National Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Benue Governorship election held on Saturday March 9 inconclusive. Announcing the verdict on Monday in Makurdi, the INEC Returning Officer for the state, Prof Sabastine Maimako, said the “margin of lead is below that of cancelled votes, therefore, the election is hereby declared inconclusive”. He put the […]

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Mississippi House passes fetal heartbeat abortion bill

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers continue to push ahead with a proposal that could become one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation. The House on Monday amended and passed Senate Bill 2116 , which would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, about six weeks into pregnancy. The House and […]

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EFCC arraigns man over alleged ₦3 mln theft

(NAN) The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal office, on Monday brought Ibraheem Adeyemi before an Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan over alleged stealing of N3 million. The defendant was arraigned on a one-count charge of stealing. The EFCC’s Counsel, Sanusi Galadanchi, told the court that the defendant defrauded Alhaji Kamoru […]

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El-Rufai expresses gratitude after re-election

Malam Nasir El-Rufai has thanked the people of Kaduna state, after he was announced Monday as the winner of the governorship election that took place on 9 March. “Alhamdulillah! We campaigned vigorously on our record and continuously prayed for God to choose the best leader for Kaduna State even if that choice is someone else!! […]

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I was confident Lagosians will choose courage over fear – Sanwo Olu

Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said he was confident that the people of the State would choose courage over fear in the just concluded gubernatorial election. Sanwo-Olu polled a total of 739,445 votes to defeat his main challenger, Mr. Jimi Agbaje of the Peoples Democratic Party, who got a total of 206,141 votes. Declaring […]

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Govs election: El Rufai re-elected as Kaduna Governor

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Governor Nasir El-Rufai as winner of Saturday’s election in Kaduna state, having polled 1.045,427. The Returning Officer for the governorship poll, Prof. Mohammed Yahuza Bello said the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate, Hon. Isa Mohammed Ashiru polled a total […]

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Election: President Buhari delivers unit to APC Candidates

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday delivered his polling unit 003, Kofar Baru III (A and B) Daura, Katsina State, to the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate for the state, Aminu Masari, with 370 votes. The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Lado Danmarke, scored 33 votes to come second at the polling […]

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Nigeria’s Buhari Looks To Consolidate At State Polls

Ebonyi: No elections in three violence-hit areas – REC

(NAN) The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ebonyi has confirmed there were no elections in three Registration Areas (wards) hit by violence in the governorship and state house of assembly in the state on Saturday. Prof Godswill Obioma, INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Ebonyi, confirmed this while addressing newsmen in Abakaliki on Saturday […]

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