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List Of States Absent At Pres. Buhari’s Meeting With State Governors

Currently President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo are meeting with all state governors. The meeting, holding inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, is the first of its kind since Buhari’s inauguration on May 29. However due to one reason or the other, the following states aren't at the meeting according to PUNCH: Abia Bauchi Enugu Nasarawa The states in attendance are Rivers, Ogun, Imo, Gombe, Benue, Delta, Niger, Kano, Katsina, Zamfara, Kogi, Borno and Jigawa. Others were governors of Kebbi, Kwara, Taraba, Ekiti, Ondo, Kaduna, Oyo, Osun, Edo,...
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Angelina Jolie Considering Politics

Angelina Jolie,39, revealed she's considering taking her career in an even more unexpected direction, with a move away from film, into politics. Talking to UK news outlet ITV News, the actress said her UN work, and the direction that it takes, is always based on a desire to make the most difference. "I've always gone where I thought I was needed and when I was working with the UN I was working in the field," she explained. "I felt I was needed in the field. Then I realized I was only so useful in the field because then somebody had to go to Washington and plead the case, so then I would do that," she added....
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Senate C’ttee Asks INEC To Stop New Polling Units…Reps Suspend Debate On Electoral Act

The Senate Committee on Electoral Matters has written to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) asking it to stop the creation of additional 30,000 polling units across the country. Committee chairman Andy Uba told journalists in Abuja yesterday that while the idea behind the creation of additional units was good, the timing was wrong and as such it must be stopped. “We have sent a letter to the INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, and we expressed our reservations over the planned creation of additional polling units across the country,” Uba said. “What he is doing is good but the...
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