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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 (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 on Tuesday accused the European Union of seeking to overthrow embattled Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro in defiance of “democracy.”
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.
A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.
The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says 14 persons have so far died and four others severely injured in the collapsed three-storey building at Delimi Community of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau.
Apostle Johnson Suleiman, the senior pastor and general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, has described the inscription of herdsmen in the new Nigeria passport as a shameful act.
The Court of Appeal in Abuja has declared the detention of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki, by the Department of State Security Service (DSS) as illegal, unlawful and unconstitutional and ordered his release on conditional bail.
Juventus have joined Manchester City and Inter in the battle to sign Dani Alves as a free agent.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has said that the Congress has not issued any strike notice over the implementation of the new national minimum wage by the government.