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Iranians sue US government over ‘mass denials’ of refugee status

A group of Iranians has filed a lawsuit demanding court intervention after the US government denied the refugee applications of roughly 90 refugees waiting in Austria.

US slashes number of refugees it is ready to resettle

The United States will reduce the number of refugees it is prepared to welcome for resettlement to only 45,000 over the next year — just over half the figure for 2016, officials said Wednesday.

Trump’s new travel ban could be harder to fight in court

President Donald Trump's announcement on Sunday restricting travelers from an expanded list of countries has already been roundly criticized by immigrant and civil rights groups as no more lawful than his previous travel ban, but it could stand a better chance of holding up in court, legal experts said.

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The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Elections: IGP Adamu warns policemen to remain apolitical, non-partisan

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers deployed for Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections to remain apolitical and nonpartisan.

Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu resumes duty as new Defence spokesman

The new Acting Director of Defence Information, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, on Friday assumed office at the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign scheduled to hold today in Borno and Yobe states.

President Buhari arrives in Katsina for elections

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday arrived in Katsina en route Daura, his hometown, to participate in the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections holding on Saturday.
Atiku Abubakar

Yoruba Ronu: Atiku Abubakar’s order to security treasonable

The Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum, a socio-cultural group, says the order given by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party is treasonable.

Polls: Security operatives nab man with 2000 PVCs in Edo

Barely few hours to the rescheduled general elections, security agencies in Edo State, have apprehended one Edwin Edosomwan in Iyekogba axis of Oredo Local Government Area for being in possession of 2000 Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs).