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Senator Orji denies ownership of EFCC-marked buildings in Abia

Senator Theodore Orji, on Tuesday, denied ownership of buildings marked for investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFFC) in Umuahia, the Abia State Capital.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor urges lawmaker-elect to be magnanimous in victory

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has advised the newly elected member representing Nasarawa Central at the State House of Assembly, Mr Ismaeel Danbaba, to be magnanimous in victory.
President Nayib Bukele on Monday announced that El Salvador will give immunity passports to people who have recovered from COVID-19.

El Salvador to give immunity passport to those who recovered from coronavirus

President Nayib Bukele on Monday announced that El Salvador will give immunity passports to people who have recovered from COVID-19.
Sri Lanka’s longest-serving party leader and former Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, on Monday announced quitting the party.

Sri Lanka’s former premier quits party leadership after election defeat

Sri Lanka’s longest-serving party leader and former Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, on Monday announced quitting the party.
Longtime Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko won Sunday’s presidential election with 79.7 percent of the vote, according to the official exit poll, after a tense campaign that saw a woman opposition candidate posing a historic challenge.

Alexander Lukashenko wins Belarus presidential vote with 79.7%

Longtime Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko won Sunday’s presidential election with 79.7 percent of the vote, according to the official exit poll, after a tense campaign that saw a woman opposition candidate posing a historic challenge.

Three senators, one Reps member absent at Ebonyi PDP congress

Three senators from Ebonyi State and a member of the House of Representatives were among prominent members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) absent from the state congress.

PDP BOT Chairman seeks conduct of council election by INEC

Sen. Wali Jibrin, the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged the National Assembly to hasting the process of empowering INEC to conduct all elections in the country.
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, second left, waves to media as he arrives at Taipei Songshan Airport in Taipei, Taiwan, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. Azar arrived in Taiwan on Sunday in the highest-level visit by an American Cabinet official since the break in formal diplomatic relations between Washington and Taipei in 1979.Chiang Ying-ying/AP

US senior official lands in Taiwan for highest-level US visit since 1979 — in...

A senior member of US President Donald Trump’s administration landed in Taiwan on Sunday, the highest-level US visit to the island since Washington switched diplomatic recognition to Beijing in 1979.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC wins Nasarawa assembly bye-election

All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Ismail Danbaba, has won the bye-election for the Nasarawa Central State Constituency in the state House of Assembly.

Kaduna attacks: Senator Shehu Sani urges concerted efforts by government, security agencies

Malam Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the Senate from 2015 to 2019, has called on the Kaduna state government and security agencies to seek out better strategies toward ending killings in the state.
Senator Uba Sani advised the Southern Kaduna leaders to pull the brakes, move for a rapprochement with the State Government, and collectively work out strategies for frontal battle against bandits wreaking havoc on the communities and people.

Senator Uba Sani urges Southern Kaduna leaders, government to work for peace

Senator Uba Sani representing Kaduna Central has urged leaders and elders in the Southern Kaduna to cooperate with the government and collectively work for peace.
Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education, told newsmen on Sunday in Kaduna that the review would enable the Commission to determine areas requiring legislative action before the 2023 elections.

INEC introduces portal to monitor election results in real time

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has introduced a dedicated public election result viewing portal, known as “The INEC Result Viewing (IReV)”.

INEC introduces election result viewing portal

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has introduced a dedicated public election result viewing portal, known as “The INEC Result Viewing (IReV)”.

INEC to clear materials for previous elections

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has directed that used and unused materials for 2019 general elections be disposed of the commission’s stores nationwide.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC bans branded face masks at polling units

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned that political parties’ branded face masks/coverings would not be allowed at polling units on election days.

INEC to conduct first election under coronavirus

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the Nasarawa Central state constituency bye-election in Nasarawa State next Saturday will be used to test-run the conduct of governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states.

Court remands man after pleading guilty to stealing car, pending sentencing

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Wednesday, ordered that one Adeoye Olayemi, 38, who pleaded guilty to stealing a car, be remanded in the Gwagwalada police Area Command custody, pending sentencing.

Senator Sani: Southern Kaduna killings threat to peace in Nigeria

A former Senator, who represented Kaduna Central senatorial district, Shehu Sani, has warned that the killings in the southern part of Kaduna State is a threat to the peaceful coexistence in Nigeria.

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CSO condemns ‘death sentence’ on musician by Sharia court in Kano

A Pro-Democracy and Human Rights Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Concerned Nigerians, on Wednesday, condemned alleged death sentence on a musician based in Kano, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, by an Upper Sharia Court setting in Kano, for allegedly blaspheming against Prophet Mohammed.

My wife frequently beats me – man tells court

An electronic trader, Gbade Olaniyi, on Wednesday petitioned an Ile-Tuntun Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolved his seven year-old marriage to wife, Olubunmi, because she frequently beats him.

Former Arsenal midfielder completes Villarreal switch

Villarreal have completed the signing of Francis Coquelin from rivals Valencia, with Dani Parejo seemingly set to follow.
Nigeria forward Blessing Eleke has joined Belgian Pro League club Beerschot from FC Luzern of Switzerland.

Blessing Eleke joins Belgian club Beerschot on three-year contract

Nigeria forward Blessing Eleke has joined Belgian Pro League club Beerschot from FC Luzern of Switzerland.

Talks underway to form new government in Lebanon

Intensive talks are underway among the various political parties in Lebanon to try to form a new government that will quickly contain public anger after the massive Beirut port blast, political sources said on Wednesday.