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#RevolutionNow: Former presidential candidate calls for real electoral reforms

The 2019 presidential candidate of Young Progressives Party, YPP, Kingsley Moghalu, has urged Federal Government to embrace dialogue and allow real electoral reforms has he added his voice to the growing calls for the release of his former rival, Omoyele Sowore.

Nigerian Army: 24 arrested for snatching ballot boxes during gov polls

The Nigerian Army said it arrested no fewer than 24 suspects in connection with electoral offences during the Saturday Governorship and House Assembly elections in Imo, Abia and Cross River States.

Akwa Ibom elections: Ballot box snatcher shot dead in Ukanafun

Soldiers monitoring the conduct of election in Ukanafun have killed a young man as he made away with ballot box at a polling unit in Ikot Udo Ossiom village, Ukanafun council of Akwa Ibom state.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

‘Ballot box’ to decide if ailing Algeria president gets 5th term – premier

Algeria's prime minister on Monday insisted voters would determine if ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika gets a fifth term at the ballot box, after major protests against his candidacy.

Violence: INEC to reschedule elections in Rivers, Lagos, Anambra

The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Saturday, said that it would reschedule elections in some parts of Rivers, Anambra and Lagos States where there were cases of violence and ballot box snatching.

Itse Sagay: President Buhari’s order on ballot snatching, benevolent advice

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Thursday described the controversy trailing President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that anyone attempts to snatch ballot boxes during the general elections will pay with his life as unnecessary.

Festus Keyamo: Ballot box snatching is treason

Festus Keyamo, Director, Strategic Communications of All Progressives Congress, APC, Campaign Council has backed President Muhammadu Buhari’s death threats to ballot box snatchers ahead of the 2019 presidential election.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-5

Presidency defends President Buhari’s threat to ballot snatchers

The Nigerian government Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s threat to ballot papers snatchers should be “seen as a strong message against the long history of savagery associated with elections in the country.”
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu: Snatch ballot box and face grave consequence

The acting Inspector General of Police (IG), Mohammed Adamu, Tuesday in Abuja, echoed President Muhammadu Buhari, threatening that anyone who engages in ballot box snatching during Saturday’s poll will face the music.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s provincial chairmen meeting at the party headquarters in Ankara on March 30, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - ADEM ALTAN

Turkey’s Recep Erdogan accuses EU of seeking to remove Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro in defiance...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday accused the European Union of seeking to overthrow embattled Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro in defiance of “democracy.”

Ekiti guber: Ballot snatching, voter inducement mar peaceful poll – Joe Odumakin

Despite a largely peaceful election, reports say ballot box snatching, inducement of voters, acid attack and compromise by security agents have marred the Ekiti State gubernatorial polls.
Injured people are evacuated after an explosion at the stadium in Bulawayo where Zimbabwe President just addressed a rally on June 23, 2018.An AFP correspondent reported multiple injuries but could not immediately give a precise toll after a blast at a ruling ZANU-PF party rally today. Images broadcast on Zimbabwean TV showed scenes of chaos and medics fighting to save those wounded by the blast at the White City stadium in the country's second city Bulawayo. / AFP PHOTO / KEN MAUR / Zimbabwe OUT / DO NOT USE ON TWITTER

Blast rocks Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa’s rally

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa said he survived an attempt on his life after a blast at a party rally Saturday, while one of his vice-presidents and several other party officials were wounded.

How Nigeria can rise to more glory

Nigeria was about to rediscover itself by returning to the foreseen path of nationhood by returning to the federal spirit aborted through Decree 34 of 1966 which turned Nigeria to a unitary state.

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Accident bureau releases report on incidents involving Air Peace aircrafts

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has released the preliminary reports on the incidents involving three aircraft, two B737-300s with tail number 5N-BUK and 5N-BQO and a B737-500 with registration 5N-BRN owned and operated by Air Peace and has issued safety recommendations.
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Timo Werner: Only Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are playing at Robert Lewandowski’s level

Timo Werner acknowledges he has little hope of outscoring Robert Lewandowski in the Bundesliga this season, as the Bayern Munich forward's form can only be matched by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
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AFCONQ: Super Eagles to hit Maseru by chartered flight

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are expected to storm Maseru, Moshoeshoe International Airport on Friday through a chartered flight to keep a date with Lesotho in the AFCON 2021 qualifiers on Sunday.
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Osun governor presents 119.5 billion budget for 2020

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday presented a N119.5 billion budget to the state House of Assembly for the 2020 fiscal year.
Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.

World Cup winner Marcello Lippi resigns from China managerial role

Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.