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Legislative election campaigns in Guinea-Bissua commence

The electoral campaigns for the March 10 legislative elections in Guinea-Bissau kicked off on Saturday.
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TP Mazembe thrash Club Africain 8-0 to set CAF Champions League record

Democratic Republic of Congo outfit TP Mazembe crushed Tunisian visitors Club Africain 8-0 Saturday to achieve a record winning margin for a CAF Champions League group match.

Report: Sub-Saharan Africa, home of world’s most corrupt governments

The nations of sub-Saharan Africa are still perceived on average to have the world’s most corrupt governments, according to the latest index published by Transparency International (TI).
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UN chief urges peaceful, credible elections in Nigeria, others

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for peaceful, inclusive and credible elections in Nigeria.
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2019: Southern, Mid-Belt leaders warn INEC against rigging

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) on Sunday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resist pressure from those bent on sabotaging 2019 elections.
President Buhari participates at the 54th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the ECOWAS in Abuja on 22nd Dec 2018-5

ECOWAS calls for free, fair elections in Nigeria, Senegal

The ECOWAS Heads of State and Government have charged Nigeria and Senegal to leave no stone unturned in ensuring the conduct of elections are peaceful, free and transparent.
President Muhammadu Buhari says it is a “matter of concern” that terrorism and violent extremism have continued to threaten the peace of West Africa.

Muhammadu Buhari: Our efforts on peace, security in West Africa yielding results

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday, said his efforts at combating terrorism and violent extremism in West Africa have started yielding results following the dousing of tension and restoration of peace in Guinea Bissau, Togo and Mali.
President Muhammadu Buhari says it is a “matter of concern” that terrorism and violent extremism have continued to threaten the peace of West Africa.

Muhammadu Buhari: Threat of terrorism, violent extremism in West Africa a cause for concern

President Muhammadu Buhari says it is a “matter of concern” that terrorism and violent extremism have continued to threaten the peace of West Africa.
President Buhari participates at the Corruption Risk Assessment training for Leadership of National agencies in the AU and the presentation of report of the corruption risk assessment of Nigeria’s e-government system in Abuja on 10th Dec 2018-4

Muhammadu Buhari: Federal government committed to making ACAN best in Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Federal Government was committed to making the Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria (ACAN), a training arm of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), the best anti-corruption training school in Africa.
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164 UN member-states unanimously adopt Global Migration Compact

A total of 164 UN member-countries attending the two-day Intergovernmental Conference on Migration on Monday in Marrakech, Morocco, unanimously adopted the Global Compact for Migration (GCM).
President Buhari receives Letter of Credence from Ambassador of Finland, France and Czech Republic to Nigeria in State House on 6th Dec 2018-3

Muhammadu Buhari: I will uphold the will of Nigerians in 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the nation that the results of the 2019 presidential election would be a reflection of the wish of the people.

Nigeria contributes $710 million to ECOWAS in 12 years

Nigeria has contributed more money to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) than 13 other Members states put together in the last 12 years, statistics have shown.
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Central African Republic formally joins Afreximbank

The number of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) member countries swelled to 50 on Wednesday, with the Central African Republic (CAR) formalising her membership by depositing the instrument of the country’s ratification of the Bank Establishment Agreement in Cairo, Egypt.
Foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama

Geoffrey Onyeama: Winning 2019 election not matter of ‘life or death’ for Muhammadu Buhari

Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, says the 2019 general election is not a matter of `life or death’ for President Muhammadu Buhari because he will be happy to accept the verdict of the electorate.

CAF Awards: Super Eagles coach, players get nominations

The Super Eagles trio of Ahmed Musa, Alex Iwobi, and Odion Ighalo are among the names on the list of nominees for CAF Player of the year.

UNHCR: 73,400 African refugees given citizenship of host countries in 2017

No fewer than 73,400 African refugees were given right to citizenship by their host countries in 2018, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugee (UNHCR) has said.

ECOWAS settles $0.365 million cross-border claims in 2017

The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, disbursed 200 million CFA ($0.365 million) to pay for cross-border claims in 2017.

Burundi, Lesotho eye first AFCON appearances

Lowly ranked Burundi and Lesotho are among 23 countries chasing 11 places at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament during the final qualifying round in March.

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WHO: Measles epidemic in Madagascar kills more than 900

The World Health Organisation says that an epidemic of measles in Madagascar has caused more than 900 deaths.
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US, others oppose EU’s listing of Nigeria, others on dirty money black list

Some members of the Global Financial Action Task Force (FATF) have condemned the European Union’s decision to blacklist Nigeria and 22 other countries in an expanded list of countries released last week.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: Nobody will intimidate voters on Saturday

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to come out massively tomorrow and vote for the candidates of their choice in Saturday’s presidential election, assuring that nobody will intimidate them.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

Frank Ajobena: President Buhari directive to military in order

Air Vice-Marshall Frank Ajobena (Retd), a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and pioneer military administrator of Abia State, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to the military to deal decisively with electoral offenders during the general election as timely.

Election: NUPENG urges members to ensure uninterrupted fuel supply

Ahead of tomorrow’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has directed members in refining and distribution of petroleum products to discharge their legitimate duties so that the electoral process will be smooth and hitch-free