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Godwin Erhahon: Edo APC marginalising CPC members

Former Edo State Secretary of All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Godwin Erhahon, has alleged the exclusion of members of Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, by the APC-led government in the state.

Taraba APC faction calls for postponement of state congress

A faction of the Taraba All Progressives Congress (APC) has called for the postponement of Saturday’s state congress in Taraba due to what it described as gross irregularities in ward and local government congresses.

United Nations cautions South Sudan over poll drive

The United Nations wants the South Sudan government to concentrate on peace efforts instead of preparing for elections.

Workers Day: Governor Amosun urged to pay leave allowances, pension deductions

Workers in Ogun State have called on the administration of State Governor Ibikunle Amosun to, as a matter of urgency, offset four years leave allowances and 18 months global deductions owed them.

AU: Ekiti could be pointer to 2019

The forthcoming election in Ekiti State could point a way as to what the 2019 General Election would turn out, the African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC) has said.

President appeals for help over Sierra Leone debt burden

Sierra Leone’s new President Julius Maada Bio has appealed for international help to bail his country out of an economic crisis.

Senate re-introduces Electoral Act amendment bill

The Senate has begun a fresh move to amend the Electoral Act 2010.

2019: Vote out corrupt leaders, INEC, CSOs tell Nigerians

Nigerians have been told to take advantage of 2019 general election and vote out from power, political parties, corrupt leaders who have failed in their campaign promises.

Rep Adebutu: President Buhari has failed to tackle insecurity, insurgency

A member of the House of Representatives, Oladipupo Adebutu, on Saturday slammed President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for what he regarded as its failure to tackle insecurity and insurgency in the country as it had promised Nigerians during the lead-up to the 2015 General Election.

Five issues that will dominate Sierra Leone’s election

Sierra Leone goes to the polls on March 7 for a general election that will select a new president, parliament and local councils.

2019: Group endorses Governor Ambode for 2nd term, applauds his performance

AS 2019 General Election draws nearer, a group, All Christian Leaders & Ministers Forum (ACLMF), has endorsed Lagos State governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, for second term in office, saying it took this decision based on Ambode’s unimaginable performance and commendable zeal for developmental projects that were visible in every nook and crannies of the state.

PDP chairmanship: Why I’m in the race – Daniel

Former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, on Sunday said his ultimate goal for seeking the chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is to work towards its victory in 2019 General Election.

Sierra Leone poll agency allays fears over missing data

Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission (NEC) has allayed fears over reports of the disappearance of huge data that could disenfranchise hundreds of registered voters in next year’s General Election.

Angolan opposition rejects provisional poll results

Angolan main opposition party Unita has rejected the provisional results of the August 23 General Election that gives the ruling MPLA a victory.

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech.

President Buhari pledges to restore devastated communities in North-East

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country that his administration will leave no stone unturned in restoring their devastated communities for their immediate and safe return.
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Ante Rebic: Argentina were so bad I didn’t want Lionel Messi’s jersey

Ante Rebic was so disappointed in Argentina's performance and conduct in Croatia's 3-0 win over them that he decided not to ask Lionel Messi to swap jerseys.
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UN: Rule of law ‘virtually absent’ in Venezuela

Security forces in Venezuela have carried out hundreds of unjustified killings without any apparent consequences, the United Nations has said in a new report, drawing a rejection from government officials in Caracas.
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Gernot Rohr: Shake up in Super Eagles paid dividends

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, has claimed that tactical shake-up paid dividends as they beat Iceland 2-0 in Volgograd, Russia on Friday.

APC rules out crisis in national convention

The Sub-Committee on Monitoring, Coordination and Compliance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Convention Committee, has allayed fears that the convention, scheduled holding on Saturday, would be marred by crisis.