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INEC decries ‘vote-buying’ in Ekiti governorship election

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission has expressed displeasure over the open buying of votes in the recently concluded Ekiti State governorship election won by the All Progressives Congress. This was contained in a communiqué issued after its regular meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners from all the states and the Federal Capital Territory. […]
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The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme has revealed plans to commence vocational training for unemployed and underemployed youths. The LSETF, in a statement on Wednesday, described the training...
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Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:17:53 +0200
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Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:11:58 +0200
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Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:55:59 +0200
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Court dismisses murder charge filed against Lagos PDP chairman
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Don’t borrow money for celebration of Eid-el Kabir –MURIC boss
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