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France's President Emmanuel Macron, gestures as he delivers his final press conference on the second day of the G20 Leader's Summit, in Buenos Aires, on December 01, 2018. G20 leaders on Saturday found the minimum common ground on the global economy at a summit in Buenos Aires with a closing communique that left divisions on clear display. Ludovic MARIN / AFP

Protesters: Emmanuel Macron’s speech is too late, we are going back

Groups of “yellow vest” protesters across France responded scathingly to the “crumbs” offered by President Emmanuel Macron in a speech intended to defuse their revolt, but others acknowledged his efforts.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos guber: More opposition parties deny endorsing Jide Sanwo-Olu

More opposition parties in Lagos on Friday denied involvement in the endorsement of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Jide Sanwoolu for 2019.

Imo guber: Hope Uzodinma, Eze Madumere, others boycott APC primary

Members of the Imo State All Progressives Congress (APC) Coalition have boycotted the fresh governorship primary election in the state ordered by the party’s national leadership. The party had fixed a rerun of the governorship primary in Imo State after cancelling an earlier one supervised by the Ahmed Gulak committee over alleged flaws.
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Osun election: CUPP calls for cancellation of rerun

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called for the cancellation of what it described as ‘charade’ and ‘contraption’ the supplementary election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Aregbesola’s chief of staff wins Osun APC guber ticket

The Chief of Staff to the Osun State Governor, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, has won the All Progressives Congress governorship ticket.

APC accuses Buba Galadima of committing a punishable offence

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused Buba Galadima, chairman of the Reformed-APC, a faction of the ruling party, of impersonation.
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APC Convention confirms Buhari’s desperation to seize presidential ticket – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) berates the national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a charade, a mockery of democracy and assault on the sensibility of Nigerians.

2019: PDP Group Backs ex-minister Tanimu Turaki for president

Ahead of the 2019 presidential election, the PDP Youth and Elders Forum, has thrown its weight behind the 2019 presidential ambition of the former minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Barr. Tanimu Kabiru Turaki, SAN.

Winnie Mandela: South Africa’s flawed heroine

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s marriage to Nelson Mandela and her anti-apartheid activism ensured many South Africans saw her as “the mother of the nation”, but her past was littered with dark controversies.

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Police officer, 8 others killed in Rivers

At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.

Election postponement: APC manipulating INEC to rig polls – Senator Jang

Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

Labour Party candidate receives postponement news with mix feeling

The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.

INEC rules out political influence in election postponement

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody had clue elections won’t go on

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.