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Bayelsa youths advocate regular engagement of constituents by legislators

Youths in Bayelsa State have called on political leaders and elected representatives of the state to engage in regular consultations with their constituents in order to know the challenges of development affecting them.
UBA SANI

Governor El-Rufai’s re-election another breakthrough in Kaduna – Uba Sani

The Senator-elect for Kaduna central, Malam Uba Sani, has described the re-election of Governor Nasir El-Rufai in the last Saturday’s polls as one of the most spectacular events in the history of the state.

Imo elections: Electoral officer arrested for mutilating result

The State Returning Officer for the Imo State governorship election, Prof. Francis Otuka, has ordered the arrest of the Electoral Officer and the Returning Officer in charge of Ohaji-Egbema Local Government Area, Ezirim Kelechi and Chris Ogbuadu respectively, for falsifying the election results.

Imo elections: Clash in Owerri as party agents tear result sheets

Collation of results at the INEC collation centre in Owerri has abruptly ended over the destruction of result sheets by party agents.
Scores of adhoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at Ojo and Iba Collation Centres in Lagos on Saturday staged a protest over unpaid allowances.

Lagos elections: Why 55, 000 voters may not vote in Kosofe

There are strong indications that about 55, 000 eligible voters in Ogudu and Ojota axis of Kosofe council in Lagos State may not vote.

Elections: IPAC faults INEC over undeclared results in Abia

The Abia State chapter of Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), has called on the State INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Joseph Iloh, to announce and declare the results and winner of February 23 Aba North/Aba South Federal constituency seat elections.
Muhammadu Buhari

Full Text: President Buhari’s victory speech

First and foremost, I give thanks to Almighty God Who has spared our lives to witness another victory for Nigerian democracy and victory for our party APC.
President Muhammadu Buhari has been re-elected to lead Africa’s most populous country for an additional four years.

Election: President Buhari urges supporters not to gloat or humiliate opposition

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged his supporters not gloat or humiliate opposition as they celebrate his victory.

Elections: Constituent seeks disqualification of House of Reps minority leader over alleged forgery

With less than six days to the National Assembly election, a concerned constituent in Isoko Federal constituency, Peter Enaruke has approached the Federal High Court, Abuja seeking the disqualification of the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Leo Ogor, over alleged forgery of certificates purportedly presented to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Bet agents lament low patronage in Ilorin

Bet agents in Ilorin on Tuesday have lamented low patronage by customers in their betting shops.

UNEP petitioned over activities of HYREP, Shell in Ogoniland

Diaspora groups, the National Union of Ogoni Student International and Ogoni Lives Matter INTL have petitioned the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) on the activities of Hydrocarbon Pollution Restoration Project (HYPREP) and Shell Petroleum in Ogoniland, Rivers State.

Edo court restrains rubber firm from entering community land

After 10 years of legal battle, an Edo State High Court has restrained a multi-million naira rubber plantation company, Imoniyan Holdings Limited, from trespassing into 63 hectares of land belonging to Evbuobateru community.
flood farm

Muhammadu Buhari promises support for farmers affected by flooding

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured of support for the farmers negatively affected by the excessive rains of this year farming season.
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Federal government to compensate farmers affected by flooding

President Muhammadu Buhari says succour is on the way for farmers negatively impacted by the excessive rains this year.
Still image from Metropolitan Police video showing Salisbury suspects Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov passing a bridge on Fisherton Street © London Metropolitan Police

UK releases new clips of Russian nerve agent attack suspects

British police have released CCTV footage of two suspected Russian intelligence agents walking toward Sergei Skripal’s home on the day of the former spy’s poisoning with a nerve agent.

Tunisia extends state of emergency for another month

Tunisian President, Beji Essebsi, has decided to extend the state of emergency for one more month starting from Nov. 7, the presidency said on Tuesday.
Eric Cantona

Eric Cantona joins Juan Mata’s Common Goal initiative

Eric Cantona has become the latest star name to sign up to Juan Mata's Common Goal initiative.
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, on Saturday said he would emerge the winner of the election, provided it is free and fair.

Osun election: Ademola Adeleke vows to seek legal redress

The Campaign Organisation for the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adeleke Ademola, in the Osun State governorship election has condemned the outcome of the rerun and has vowed to uphold the mandate of the people, by seeking legal redress.

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Voters across Edo State very early Saturday morning began trooping out to vote in an election that will decide who occupies the Dennis Osadebey Government House for the next four years.2

Edo election: Observer queries integrity of poll

One of the observers in the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, Intercontinental Leadership Initiative, has queried the integrity of the election.
Charity Adule scored the only goal of the match for Eibar as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Osasuna in Sunday evening's Spanish pre-season friendly match.

Charity Adule on target as Osasuna hold Eibar

Charity Adule scored the only goal of the match for Eibar as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Osasuna in Sunday evening's Spanish pre-season friendly match.

Nigerian Navy redeploys 25 senior officers

“The former Director of Plans Naval Headquarters, Rear Admiral Christian Ezekobe, is the new Chief of Naval Transformation Naval Headquarters while Rear Admiral Kamarudeen Lawal who was the Director of Research and Development Naval Headquarters has been reappointed to Naval Headquarters as Chief of Naval Safety and Standards”.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe Zonal Office, is interrogating one Eze Mavus Ugochukwu, a student of Computer Science, Bauchi State Polytechnic, who defrauds unsuspecting members of the public by posing as a Lieutenant in the Nigerian Army.

EFCC detains fake army officer over scams

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe Zonal Office, is interrogating one Eze Mavus Ugochukwu, a student of Computer Science, Bauchi State Polytechnic, who defrauds unsuspecting members of the public by posing as a Lieutenant in the Nigerian Army.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Boko Haram fighters kill Nigerian Army colonel in ambush

The Army said in a statement on Monday, September 21, 2020 that the senior officer ran into the ambush while leading a patrol to clear terrorists from the Sabon Gari-Wajiroko axis near Damboa, Borno on Sunday, September 20.