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The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Thursday justified the huge deployment of police personnel in Ekiti and other states were elections held, saying it was solely to curtail the activities of political thugs.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia says the 2020 election will be free and not be delayed by his sweeping reforms to the African nation’s politics, economy and diplomacy.
A Vietnamese court has sentenced a student activist to six years imprison and four years under house arrest for spreading “anti-state propaganda” on social media in northern Vietnam, his lawyer said on Wednesday.
Chairman of Senate Committee on Public Accounts, Senator Matthew Urhoghide, has predicted that more people will defect from the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as a result of fall out from the forthcoming primaries of the ruling party.
Video footage emerged Wednesday showing disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein apparently sexually harassing a woman who subsequently accused him of rape.
Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford has developed further as a player than Cristiano Ronaldo and Harry Kane had when they were the same age, according to England manager Gareth Southgate.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is a big fan of striker Marcus Rashford, England boss Gareth Southgate has assured.
Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos State, Babatunde Balogun, has dismissed reports of a plot to impeach Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for obtaining and submitting his form to go for a second term.
Barely 16 days to the Osun State governorship election scheduled to hold on September 22, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) had its ‘mega rally’ at the Osogbo Stadium on Thursday.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has called on Catholic bishops in the country to continue to preach peaceful coexistence among the people.
Italy on Tuesday protested against what it called “unjust” criticism by the UN over the treatment of migrants, saying the comments were “inappropriate and unfounded.’’
The presidency last night reacted with dismay to an allegation published by a national daily that Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari, collected N29 million bribe for the award of a contract for the supply of 15 Hilux vehicles.
The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum has decried the high cost of expression of interest and nomination forms of political parties for the 2019 general elections.