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Plateau council polls: Angry youth block roads, insist on results

Angry youth in Mangu have blocked the only road leading to Jos to protest the alleged refusal of electoral officers to release the results of the Plateau local government elections held on Wednesday.

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2019: Tunji Abayomi dumps APC, says party candidates should be ready for battle

Prominent lawyer and senatorial aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State, Dr. Tunji Abayomi, has said the people of his District were set to field candidates to oppose those of the Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee.
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APC chairman, wife, others reported killed in car crash

The Cross River State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Dr. Matthew Achigbe, and his wife were said to be among those killed in an auto crash along Afikpo Road in Ebonyi State.

2019: NGO tasks political parties on hate speech

The Progressive Minds for Development Initiative (PMDI), an NGO, has urged political parties to caution their candidates against hate speech and sentiments during campaigns.

NERC blames estimated billing on low metering

The Consumer Affairs Commissioner of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Dr Moses Arigu, has identified low metering as a factor responsible for estimated billing by electricity distribution companies.

Somalia holds first boxing competition since civil war

Somalia has held its first boxing competition in more than three decades, with young fighters in the conflict-torn nation dreaming of a career in international rings.