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Yoweri Museveni has been president longer than most Ugandans have been alive, and his disputed election win Saturday cements his place among the world’s longest-serving and authoritarian leaders.
Long-time leader Yoweri Museveni was heading for a resounding win in Uganda’s presidential election with nearly all votes counted on Saturday, although his main rival Bobi Wine alleged widespread fraud.
President-elect Joe Biden, inheriting responsibility for a pandemic that is unchecked and worsening after nearly a year, has outlined his plan to throw the weight of the federal government behind getting Americans vaccinated against the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Uganda’s long-time leader Yoweri Museveni held a commanding lead in a presidential election according to partial results on Saturday morning, with final results expected later in the day, though his main rival Bobi Wine alleged widespread fraud.
Long-time leader Yoweri Museveni had a commanding lead in Uganda’s presidential election according to preliminary results on Friday though his main rival Bobi Wine said there had been widespread fraud.
The outgoing Trump administration said on Thursday it was issuing new rules that would allow manufacturers of automated vehicles to bypass some crash standards required of conventional vehicles, which would cut production costs.
A former spokesman for the Nigerian Army retired Brig-Gen. Sani Usman, Friday said politicizing security issues by some Nigerians was counter-productive to the nation’s quest for security and peace.
Lagos State Government on Wednesday embarked on strict enforcement of COVID-19 safety protocols on staff and visitors at the state’s Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, as part of measures to prevent the spread of the virus.
The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has cautioned Nigerians to ignore misleading information about the vaccine set to be deployed against COVID-19.
Rebel forces in the Central African Republic on Wednesday mounted their closest attack to the capital Bangui before being repelled with the death of a peacekeeper, the country's UN mission said.
Well over half of Nigerian respondents in a survey conducted by NOI Polls are willing to receive vaccine shots for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.
Telegram, a cloud-based instant messaging (IM) software and application service, has gained 25 million new users within 72 hours as internet users ditch WhatsApp over the latter’s new controversial privacy update.
The Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouk, has pledged Federal Government’s resolve to continously provide necessary support and resources to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in a bid to adequately address the issue of human trafficking and other associated humanitarian crisis in the Country.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Monday night alerted that the non-adherence to public health and social measures by Nigerians was exacerbating the public health response efforts to limit the continued spread of COVID-19 in the country.
Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has urged the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) to ensure domestication of the Act in all states.
Kano State Commissioner for Education, Malam Muhammad Sanusi Sa’id Kiru, has disputed the widely circulated rumour that schools in Kano will not resume on Monday, January 18, respectively.
Shortly after the Sabadell sports director publicly acknowledged his interest in hiring Ramon Azeez from Granada, Diego Martinez, the coach of the Nazarí team, confirmed that the player had asked to leave. He said this at the press conference after the victory in the Cup against Malaga.
The ruling party, All Progressive Congress, APC, have won all the 44 Local government Chairmen seats in Kano State.
The Senate has taken a swipe at the Ministry of Petroleum Resources over the payment of N98.4 million for the printing of leaflets for the awareness campaign programme for the Petroleum Industrial Bill without due process.
Akinbami was kidnapped by unknown gunmen at his petrol station along Ado-Ijan road around 9pm on Sunday, January 10, and whisked away to unknown destination.
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday dismissed another suit challenging the validity of the emergence of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the July 20 primary election.
“That’s why I initially signed for six months. I am for freedom of choice. If I will bring my family back to Milan? We’ll see. I’m not excluding anything.”
The Nigerian military on Tuesday said its troops have killed 10 suspected bandits in two separate gun battles with the armed brigands in Kastina State.
The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) is set to expand the frontier of vocational skills acquisition for inmates in shoes, garments and leather works.
Turkish side Fenerbahce have announced Bright Osayi-Samuel will join them at the end of the season on a four-year contract.