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Commonwealth Games: Farmer’s son reaps historic javelin gold for India

Neeraj Chopra became India's first javelin champion at the Commonwealth Games and joined the country's small band of athletics gold medallists with a mighty throw of 86.47m on Saturday.

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Elections: 20 European Union observation teams in Nigeria

The European Union Electoral Observation Misson in Lagos says it has 20 teams currently monitoring the process of the general election across the country.
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INEC officials arrive late at senate president’s polling unit

At the traditional homestead of the Senate President Bukola Saraki, Agbaji, Kwara State, a great number of citizens arrived early to cast their votes but there were no INEC officials on ground.

Elections: Yahaya Bello decries INEC’s inefficiency as card reader malfunctions

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has expressed dissatisfaction with the Independent National Electoral Commission following the malfunctioning of the card reader at Agasa polling unit 11 where the Governor and his wife were registered to vote.
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Heavy security as voters besiege polling units in Ebonyi

Major roads and streets in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi capital, on Saturday witnessed a heavy presence of joint security operatives deployed to conduct stop and search on vehicles.
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Peter Obi raises alarm over harassment

The vice presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Peter Obi, has raised the alarm over alleged harassment and intimidation by security operatives in the state Friday night.