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Benue elections: INEC cancels elections in ward over attack on officials, burning of materials

Elections have been suspended in Azendeshi ward in Benue, the state’s Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Nentawe Yilwatda have said.
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Four children die in Bayelsa after inhaling generator fume

Four children have lost their lives after inhaling poisonous carbon-monoxide fume expelled from a generator that powered their house.

NBC sanctions Channels, TVC, NTA, 42 others

The Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has sanctioned 45 broadcast stations across the nation.
Lanre Issa-Onilu.

APC, PDP bicker over campaign venues

Nigeria’s president and ruling party were on Saturday accused of dirty tricks to stifle opposition support, with one week to go before the election in Africa’s most populous nation.
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to open up Taraba for investors so that its enormous natural resources can be tapped for development.

Nigeria’s main parties in access row as campaign peaks

Nigeria’s president and ruling party were on Saturday accused of dirty tricks to stifle opposition support, with one week to go before the election in Africa’s most populous nation.
John Momoh

Election: John Momoh tasks journalists, media on balanced reportage

John Momoh, Chairman, Channels Media Group and Channels Television, has urged journalists and media organisations to be factual and balanced in their reportage before, during and after the general elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Election: President Buhari’s Next Level a liberation to Nigerians – APC chieftain

Alhaji Abdu Ringo, Chairman, All Progressives Congress, Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s “Next Level” is an undiluted path to liberate Nigerians.
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WhatsApp limits message forwarding in fight against misinformation

WhatsApp will now limit users to forwarding a message only five times, in an attempt to cut down on the spread of misinformation. According to Reuters, the five time forwarding limit is being implemented across the world starting today.
Alhaji Abdu Ringo, Chairman, the All Progressives Congress (APC), Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s integrity will earn him second term in office.

Election: President Buhari’s integrity will earn him second term – APC chief

Alhaji Abdu Ringo, Chairman, the All Progressives Congress (APC), Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s integrity will earn him second term in office.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

World Bank, EU cut aid to Tanzania after human rights crackdown

Tanzania's tough-talking president John Magufuli has earned respect by fighting corruption, but international donors are now concerned by crackdowns on human rights.
Google tonight announced the winners of the first Google Impact Challenge in Nigeria at an event held in Lagos. Twelve non-profits and social enterprises were each awarded a share of $2m in grant funding.

Cece Yara Foundation, HelpMum, two others emerge winners of first Google Impact Challenge Africa

Google tonight announced the winners of the first Google Impact Challenge in Nigeria at an event held in Lagos. Twelve non-profits and social enterprises were each awarded a share of $2m in grant funding.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Nyesom Wike rescinds sack of Rivers broadcast stations’ chiefs

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has overturned the sack of the Managing Directors of Rivers State television and radio stations.
Two of the five were suffering from hypothermia when they were rescued just offshore about 15 kilometres (nine miles) west of the port of Calais, they said. Photo- Wikipedia

French authorities pick up five migrants in Channel

Five migrants attempting to cross the Channel to England in a small inflatable boat were picked up Saturday off the north coast of France, local authorities said.

Kwese TV to reduce number of channels, broadcast mainly Free-to-Air

Pay television service provider, Kwese TV, has concluded plans to reduce the number of channels on its platform.

Afe Babalola urges federal government to adopt UNESCO standard in education funding

Afe Babalola (SAN), a legal luminary and university administrator, has urged the Federal Government to revisit the moribund education bank to enable students to access loans at reduced rates.

Suspected hoodlums attack journalists at Kwara APC guber primaries

Political thugs suspected to be members of All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday attacked journalists covering the governorship primaries of the party in the state.
Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso

Rabiu Kwankwaso: I can defeat Muhammadu Buhari

Former Kano State governor and presidential aspirant, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has said he has the capacity to defeat incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari.

Minister: APC’ll win 2019 elections

The Federal Government also said international publications such as HSBC and the Economist that used to feed fat on questionable supplements paid for by the Federal Government, have seen a drastic reduction in such patronage, hence their 2019 elections doomsday predictions for the APC.

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Seven killed, two abducted as Boko Haram raids Niger village

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Niger APC suspends women affairs commissioner

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Paikoro local government of Niger state has suspended the state Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Barrister Amina Musa Gua’ar.

Issa Aremu urges Nigerians to emulate Tunde Idiagbon’s virtues, legacies

Mr Issa Aremu, a former Governorship candidate in Kwara State on Sunday called on Nigerian leaders to promote the values and legacies of late Maj.-Gen. Babatunde Idiagbon.