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The Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, has been announced as the winner of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize.

Full list of Nobel Peace Prize winners

This year’s prize went on Friday to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for his efforts to resolve the long-running conflict with neighbouring foe Eritrea.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Ex-President Jonathan: Periodic election alone is not democracy

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan, has said that periodic elections are not the only characteristics of democracy.
Protesters sit on the road in the Liberian capital Monrovia on July 31, 2019. The group that organised the June 7 protests took to the streets again to protest rising prices and corruption. PHOTO - ZOOM DOSSO - AFP

Liberia protesters clash with police at rally over economy, graft

Hundreds of demonstrators clashed with police in Liberia's capital Monrovia on Wednesday during a march against corruption and economic mismanagement under former footballer turned president George Weah.
Charles Sirleaf

Ex-Liberian president’s son charged over missing money scandal

The Liberian police have formally charged the son of the country's former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in connection with the unlawful overprinting of local currency worth millions of US dollars.
Charles Sirleaf

Ellen Sirleaf’s son arrested after probe at Liberia central bank

Two senior figures at Liberia's Central Bank, one of whom is the son of former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, have been arrested following a probe into reports of missing banknotes, police said on Friday.

Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

IGP Adamu: Ballot box snatchers will be arrested, prosecuted

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, says ballot box snatchers and vote buyers will be arrested and prosecuted in accordance with the law.

Election: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf departs Nigeria, returns Thursday

The ECOWAS Head of Election Observer Mission, former Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, on Monday returned to her country following the postponement of the February 16 general elections.
Foreign election observers at the Osun state governorship election

Election postponement: International, local observer groups hold secret meeting in Abuja

Following the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC’s) decision to postpone the 2019 General Elections, the international and local observers for the polls met on Saturday, at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.

Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf upbeat on Nigeria elections

The head of the ECOWAS Election Observation Mission (EOM) to Nigeria, former Liberian president Mrs. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has expressed confidence in Nigeria’s ability to successfully go through the general elections.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-6

President Buhari, Atiku Abubakar, others sign election peace accord

President Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), and former vice president Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, as well as candidates of other parties, on Wednesday, signed the second peace accord aimed at having a peaceful election.

Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf, others for Murtala Muhammed lecture in Abuja

Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as well as her Botswana and Tanzanian counterparts, Festus Mogae and Jakaya Kikwete will, tomorrow in Abuja, deliver goodwill messages at the Murtala Muhammed Foundation Annual Lecture in memory of former Head of State, the Late General Murtala Muhammed.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: PDP’s unsubstantiated allegations, threat to elections

Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has raised the alarm over the series of unsubstantiated allegations and misleading comments by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the ruling party, saying they constitute a threat to the forthcoming 2019 general elections.

Elections: Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf meets with INEC officials

The head of ECOWAS election observer mission for the 2019 elections, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has met with the INEC Chairman at the INEC national headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

Liberia’s Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf tasks Nigeria Police on credible elections

The Head of ECOWAS Observer Mission in Nigeria, former Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has charged the Nigeria Police on credible elections in country.
Oby Ezekwesili

2019: Oby Ezekwesili expresses readiness to fight for rights of Nigerians

The Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has expressed readiness to fight for the rights of Nigerians and eradicate poverty in the country.

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf to speak at leadership conference in Lagos

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, former president of Liberia, will deliver the keynote speech at Women in Successful Careers, (WISCAR) 2018 annual leadership and mentoring conference.
Balarabe Musa

Balarabe Musa berates Abdullahi Ganduje, EFCC over governor’s leadership award

A former Governor of Old Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa, on Friday, condemned the conferment of one of the 2018 Africa Value Awards on the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, for “effective leadership and economic empowerment and development.”

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Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Federal government, states, local councils share N693.529 billion for September

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Bayern Munich forward wants Manchester United move

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Governor Akeredolu not hospitalised – commissioner

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Nigeria Police

Police exhume another corpse in Benue rice farm

The Police Command in Benue have exhumed an unknown decomposed body in a rice farm in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.

Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.