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Whatsapp awards $50,000 for study on misinformation during elections

Whatsapp, one of the world’s most popular instant messaging application, has awarded a $50,000 research grant for study on the use and abuse of of the platform during the 2019 elections.

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.

APC can only retain power by rigging 2019 elections – Adedayo Adeyeye

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken another swipe at the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), saying the party can only retain power in 2019 by rigging the votes of the electorate.

Ex-President Jonathan’s govt, PDP attempted to manipulate 2015 elections – Ex-INEC chief Attahiru Jega

Attahiru Jega, former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has disclosed that the immediate past government of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan attempted to interfere with the 2015 elections.

Names of trees, rivers were on INEC register when I took over – Attahiru...

Attahiru Jega, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says many fictitious names were on the register of the electoral body when he assumed office.

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FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers departs for China on loan

The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
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Pass all requests for meetings with me through Abba Kyari – President Buhari tells ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
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COAS: Nigerian Army ready to enhance local capacity in logistics provision

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
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#RevolutionNow: Court refuses to release Omoyele Sowore

A Federal High Court in Lagos has declined to order the release of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and other persons in connection with the August 5, #RevolutionNow protest.