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Prominent Egyptian blogger Wael Abbas arrested

A prominent Egyptian activist and blogger known for documenting alleged abuses by the security forces has been detained, his lawyer says.

UAE ‘deports’ Egypt presidential hopeful Ahmed Shafiq

Egyptian ex-Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq has been deported from the UAE, reports say, days after saying he wanted to run in the 2018 presidential poll.

Egypt pledges forceful response after deadly mosque attack

Egypt’s President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has vowed to respond with “the utmost force” after 235 people were killed at a North Sinai mosque during Friday prayers.

WCQ: Egypt players and coach to get $85,000 to each

Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has given a bonus of $85,000 to each of the players who clinched a place at the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia.

Egypt criticises US decision to withhold military aid

Egypt has criticised the United States after it reportedly withheld $195m (£152m) in military aid and cut $96m in other aid over human rights concerns.

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Governor Fayose: Police helicopter threatening my life

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, on Wednesday raised the alarm over aerial surveillance of the Government House, Ado-Ekiti by a police helicopter.

APC postpones primary election in Osun

Sequel to persistent criticism and rejection of the direct mode of primary election adopted for Osun APC, the party has announced its postponement.

INEC to suspend voter registration till after 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that the Continuous Voter Registration exercise will be suspended from August 17, 2018 till after the 2019 general elections.

House of Reps to probe pipeline surveillance contracts in Bayelsa

The House of Representatives on Wednesday resolved to constitute an ad hoc committee to investigate pipeline surveillance contract and payment of contractors by Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NOAC) in Bayelsa.

Osun guber: Police read riot riot act to politicians

Ahead of the Sept. 22 governorship election in Osun, the police on Wednesday warned political parties against flouting the Electoral Act.