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Gambians vote in first local elections since Yahya Jammeh

Gambians voted on Thursday in the first local elections since longtime former ruler Yahya Jammeh left the country more than a year ago.

Gambia ‘suspends political events’ as Barrow, Jammeh supporters clash

The Gambia has suspended permission for rallies and other public political events after clashes allegedly between supporters of President Adama Barrow and those of the former regime of Yahya Jammeh.

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ICPC: Vote buying is act of corruption

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Friday in Lagos described vote buying as an act of corruption which the commission was committed to tackling.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with 36 state governors on the lingering disagreement between them and organised labour on the proposed N30,000 national minimum wage.

Muhammadu Buhari challenges governors on infrastructure development

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged state governors to redouble efforts in addressing infrastructure deficiencies in their respective states to revamp the nation’s economy.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Abdulaziz Yari: Muhammadu Buhari told us Nigeria’s economy in bad shape

President Muhammadu Buhari has told governors that the Nigerian economy is in bad shape and that Nigerians will need to tighten their belts.

Nasir El-Rufai seeks broader jurisdiction for states to fight fake news

Gov. Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has advocated broader jurisdiction for States legislature and judiciary to legislate and adjudicate on strict laws to tackle the menace of fake news and hate speech.

Nigerian military suspends UNICEF activities in North-East

The Nigerian Army has said it is suspending the operations of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund in the North-East theatre until further notice.