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Donald Trump to announce second term bid in Florida

US President Donald Trump is set to announce his candidacy for a second four-year term at a rally in Florida.
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 shifts Bayelsa, Kogi governorship polls to November 16

The Independent National Electoral Commission has postponed the governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states, earlier fixed for November 2 by two weeks.

CSOs urge INEC to prosecute electoral offenders before Kogi, Bayelsa polls

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called for the prosecution of perpetrators of violence during the 2019 general election to serve as deterrent to others wishing to indulge in such act ahead of Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.
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APC: Governor Dickson is jittery over governorship poll, spreading falsehood

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has slammed Governor Henry Seriake Dickson over his comments castigating the party ahead of the November 2 governorship election, saying that the governor is living in denial over what it says is his failed administration.

Enugu elections: Senator Ayogu Eze has no valid case before election tribunal – VON...

All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain and Director General of the Voice of Nigeria, Mr Osita Okechukwu, on Sunday, declared that the party’s guber candidate in Enugu State, Senator Ayogu Eze, has no valid petition to withdraw from the election petition tribunal.

Senator Akume petitions election tribunal over Benue North-West senatorial result

Sen. George Akume, the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate for Benue North-West Senatorial Zone, has prayed the Governorship, National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Makurdi to declare him winner of the Feb. 23 elections.

Sule Lamido: Police commissioner helped APC rig elections in Jigawa

A former governor of Jigawa State and a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Sule Lamido, said the Jigawa State police commissioner, Bala Senchi, colluded with the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig the just concluded elections in the state.

Federal government closes Adamawa, Benue, Sokoto land borders for supplementary polls

The Federal Government has ordered the closure of the land borders in states where supplementary elections will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019.
US President Donald Trump on Friday urged China to abolish tariffs on agricultural products imported from the United States — adding that trade talks between the rival powers were going well.

Donald Trump: ISIS will be eliminated in Syria

U.S. President Donald Trump has declared that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) will be eliminated from its last territory in Syria by Thursday.
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Cross River elections: SDP candidate accepts defeat, congratulates Governor Ayade

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) governorship candidate in Cross River State, Eyo O. Ekpo, has accepted defeat in the March 9 election in the state and promised not to go to elections tribunal.
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Cross River elections: We lost to INEC, security forces, Governor Ayade’s thugs – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross Rivers State has announced a rejection of the recently concluded governorship and state Assembly elections in Cross Rivers State, citing widespread irregularities.

Enugu elections: INEC may go to court over allegations

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Enugu State has disclosed its plan to seek redress in court over the allegations leveled against the commission on the conduct of the 2019 general elections.
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Elections: Vehicular movement unrestricted in Sokoto

As residents of Sokoto State troop out to cast their votes, vehicular movement was free and unrestricted in major parts of the state Saturday morning.
TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY MIKE SMITH Joint Military Task Force (JTF) spokesman Lt.Col. Onyema Nwachukwu speaks on illegal oil refineries and miltary operations to dislodge oil thieves in Bayelsa State of Niger Delta on April 9, 2013. Shell Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) had threatened to shut down production in April for nine days in the entire Nembe Trunk Line to remove a number of bunkering points on pipelines vandalised by oil thieves in the region. Since 2009, SPDC has experienced an upsurge in vandalisation of pipeline network by criminals causing severe environmental devastation and forcing the company to lose 60,000 barrels daily this year. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Elections: DHQ warns politicians against unlawful conduct

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday warned politicians against engaging in unlawful behaviour and urged them to conduct themselves within the ambit of the law in today’s Governorship and State House of Assembly elections. This is...

Police: No tribe under threat in Lagos

Lagos Police Commissioner Zubairu Muazu on Thursday said no ethnic group or tribe was under any threat in the state.

Joke Silva, Ali Nuhu, Desmond Elliot, other celebrities congratulate President Buhari

Nigerian celebrities, Joke Silva, Desmond Elliot and some others have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election to office.
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US Cyber Command attacked Russian troll farm on Election Day 2018

The United States Cyber Command launched an offensive campaign to silence one of Russia’s most notorious troll operations on the day of the 2018 midterm elections, according to a new report by The Washington Post. The operation targeted the Internet Research Agency, a private company linked to the Kremlin and often used for disinformation campaigns.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Elections: Senator Saraki wishes Kwara winners well despite inadequacies

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said that in spite of the reported inadequacies during last Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections in Kwara State, he wished the candidates who emerged from the election the best of luck.

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Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has insisted he will not bring in new players for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.

Gernot Rohr: Style of play will be different at AFCON

Nigeria national team manager Gernot Rohr has warned his team that they will experience a completely different style of play at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations compared to last year’s World Cup.
Microsoft has been conducting a survey with testers of the Office key, spotted by WalkingCat, and is getting feedback on how the dedicated key operates.

Microsoft considering a dedicated Office key for keyboards

Microsoft is considering adding a dedicated Office key to keyboards. The additional key would provide additional keyboard shortcuts for Office apps, including the ability to quickly share documents and files.

Kano fire service receives 31 distress calls in two weeks

The Kano State Fire Service says it received 31 distress calls from different parts of the state within the last two weeks.
Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke has named 15-year-old Kelvin John Pius in his preliminary 39-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Emmanuel Amuneke: Egyptians will support Tanzania because Cairo is my second home

Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke is banking on the support of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) hosts, Egypt.
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Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet

Facebook announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. And Facebook also announced Calibra, a new subsidiary that will build a digital wallet for Messenger, WhatsApp, and a standalone app on iOS and Android.