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Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Tuesday said democracy in the West African country was being threatened, a day after the Supreme Court put a presidential runoff on hold over fraud allegations.
The National Elections Commission (NEC) of Liberia has declared political campaigns open for the November 7 run-off presidential election.
Liberian parties began internal talks on Monday on whether to back former international footballer George Weah or incumbent Vice President Joseph Boakai in a runoff for the presidency.
Former international footballer George Weah and Liberia's Vice President Joseph Boakai will face a runoff for the presidency on November 7, the national election commission announced Sunday.
Former football star George Weah and incumbent Vice-President Joseph Boakai on Saturday edged closer to competing in a run-off vote for Liberia’s presidency, with three quarters of polling stations counted.
George Weah of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) retained his lead as the second batch of provisional results of Tuesday’s presidential elections in Liberia were released on Friday.
Provisional results are trickling in from polling centres across Liberia following Tuesday’s peaceful general elections in the West African country, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Political campaigns in Liberia officially closed at midnight (1 a.m. Nigerian time) on Sunday ahead of the country’s crucial presidential and House of Representatives elections billed for Tuesday.
Liberians head to the polls on Tuesday to elect a successor to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, with hopes for a leader who will kickstart the economy and safeguard a fragile peace.
Presidential candidates for the October 10th Liberia elections have promised to revive the economy and provide jobs – subjects that topped the second debate on Monday.
Mr. Ali Rabiu, a former Vice President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), has emerged as the new President of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).
Italian giants Juventus claimed an eighth consecutive Serie A title on Saturday after a 2-1 win at home against Fiorentina.
Operations were temporarily shut down Saturday at the new terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja when sensors erroneously triggered anti-fire powders, which disrupted passenger facilitation.
The Department of Petroleum Resources says it has sanctioned 10 filling stations caught dispensing fuel above N145 per litre government approved price in Rivers.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over “the latest needless violent clashes between Jukuns and Tivs in Taraba State, and Fulani, Genjon and Bachama in Adamawa State resulting in arson, injuries and deaths”.
Ahead of the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly, the Senate Leader, one of the top contenders for the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, yesterday denied meeting with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors.
Atletico Madrid defender Juanfran says he will wait until the end of the season before deciding whether to sign a new contract with the club.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde is impressed by Moussa Wague's performance in Saturday's goalless draw against Huesca.
Napoli have fired a warning to any clubs interested in signing Kalidou Koulibaly by insisting that he's not for sale, although head coach Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed his €150 million (£130m/$169m) release clause.
The Ogun Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Wednesday said motorists driving against traffic would be subjected to a psychiatric test.