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  Presidential Race: New Survey Gives Jonathan 17% Lead over Buhari With three days to the presidential election, a fresh survey by an independent company has revealed that President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) now enjoys a 17 per cent lead over the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu...

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      Jega: 2015 Polls Will Hold as Scheduled The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Atahiru Jega, has stated that the commission is prepared for the 2015 polls, making it abundantly clear that there will be no further postponement of the elections slated for March 28 and April 11.  ...

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Jega: I Won’t Resign, I Have a Job to Do See More HERE   I’m not ready to feed Jonathan in prison – Patience Wife of the President, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, has said she is not ready to feed her husband, President Goodluck Jonathan, in prison. The President’s wife spoke in Ado Ekiti, on Monday,...

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Fire guts INEC’s electoral institute The Independent National Electoral Commission’s Electoral Institute in Abuja has been gutted by fire. The fire which began at about 11pm on Saturday destroyed bags, envelopes, election forms and electrical control panel/ switch   in the institute’s warehouse before it was contained at 2am on Sunday. Before INEC spoke on the...

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    Patience Jonathan won’t appear before ICC – PDP The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation has said that wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, will not appear before the International Criminal Court. It said there was no basis for her to be reported to the international court in the first place. The Director...

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    Boko Haram child captives ‘forgot names’   About 80 children rescued from a Boko Haram camp in Cameroon cannot remember their own names or origins, according to an aid official who visited them. The children – aged between 5 and 18 – did not speak English, French or any local languages, says Christopher...