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PDP Tackles APC Over Unemployment Rate

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PDP Tackles APC Over Unemployment Rate

The Peoples Democratic Party has again criticized the administration of the ruling All Progressives Congress for the recent high rate of unemployment in the country.

PDP says APC should be ready to face the consequences of overstretching the limits of Nigerians, by trivializing and politicizing the frightening unemployment level, under its government’s watch.

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APC national publicity secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, had reacted on Saturday to an earlier statement issued by the PDP stating that 40 million Nigerians have lost their jobs under the APC government.

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Issa-Onilu claimed that those who lost their jobs were the PDP looters who were sent out of their illegitimate jobs and not the “fictitious” 40 million Nigerians quoted by the PDP.

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We Will Amend Electoral Act – Ahmad Lawan

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We Will Amend Electoral Act – Ahmad Lawan

Senate president Ahmad Lawan says the senate will amend the electoral act by reviewing the flaws of the 2019 general elections as well as subsequent elections and proffer solutions for future elections.

Lawan says going forward, Nigeria should be looking at where there are challenges and what we need to do to provide legislative interventions going forward.
President Muhammadu Buhari had declined assent to the electoral amendment bill three times. He cited drafting issues among other reasons for rejecting the bill.

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The ninth senate has reintroduced the bill which it has scaled first and second reading.

The bill sponsored by deputy senate president, Ovie Omo-Agege, and Abubakar Kyari seeks to resolve issues surrounding INEC’s introduction of modern technologies into the electoral process, particularly accreditation of voters.

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FG Reacts To Speculated US Visa Ban Against Nigeria

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FG Reacts To Speculated US Visa Ban Against Nigeria

The federal government has reacted to the report that the united states intends to place a visa ban on Nigerians

The minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed who was speaking with journalists in London says the federal government is advising the United State to have a rethink because any travel ban is bound to affect investment and growth in the country and those who will be affected are the most vulnerable people in Nigeria

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Mohammed says though the report is still speculative, but if it turns out to be true, the government will respond comprehensively

The minster says the federal government is working with international community including the EU and the U.S to totally eradicate terrorism

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The minister told also told reporters that Nigeria took the hard decision of closing the borders because Benin Republic and Niger Republic failed to respect the ECOWAS treaty on transit of goods and this has always sabotage the economy and security of the country

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Maryam Sanda Sentenced To Death For Killing Husband

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Maryam Sanda Sentenced To Death For Killing Husband

Justice Yusuf Halilu of the FCT high court has convicted and sentenced Maryam Sanda to death by hanging for killing her husband, Bilyaminu Bello.

Justice Halilu says all available evidence proved Maryam is guilty by stabbing her husband to death two years ago

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Maryam was a nursing mother and also three-month pregnant when she was arraigned, she was delivered of her second baby girl during her two years and two months’ trial.

In 2017, the police had arraigned Maryam alongside her mother, her brother and their house help on two counts of culpable homicide and an ancillary offence.

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The three others were accused of causing the “evidence of the offence to disappear” by “cleaning the blood from the scene of crime with the intention” of shielding her “from legal punishment.”

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Justice Halilu dismissed her claim that her husband fell on the shards of a broken ‘Sisha’ bottle during a fight between them.

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