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2019 Election budget: National Assembly Joint Committee reconvenes August 27

The National Assembly Joint Committee on Electoral Matters which adjourned sine die on Friday is now to reconvene on August 27 to harmonise the 2019 general elections budget proposal for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Guinea’s Conde reshuffles government as political tensions rise

Guinea's President Alpha Conde launched a reshuffle of his government - appointing new finance, budget and security ministers - as the West African country's leader faces civil unrest and strikes in the crucial mining sector.

Osinbajo commissions electric meter, syringe factories in Akwa Ibom

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed optimism that the electric meter manufacturing company in Akwa Ibom state shall bring an end to consumer challenges in power billing system in the country.

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar signs elections peace deal

Former vice president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has finally signed the 2019 General Elections Peace Accord.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Human Rights Watch warns Nigeria over Shiite Muslim crackdown

Nigeria on Wednesday faced calls to prosecute soldiers for using excessive force against Shiite Muslim protesters, exactly three years after a military crackdown killed more than 300.

Egypt threatens Apple with legal action under competition law

Egypt has warned it will take legal action against Apple if the US tech giant fails to remove alleged "restrictions" on local distributors within 60 days.
Auwalu Ali Mallam Kano Pillars

Ahlan Cup: Kano Pillars too strong for Katsina United

Two goals from Auwalu Ali Mallam was enough for Kano Pillars to beat Katsina United 2-0 at the ongoing 2018 Ahlan Cup in Kano on Tuesday afternoon.
Thiago Silva feared Paris Saint-Germain had blown their Champions League chance before rallying to qualify as Group C winners.

Thiago Silva: Paris Saint-Germain had to change mentality

Thiago Silva feared Paris Saint-Germain had blown their Champions League chance before rallying to qualify as Group C winners.