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INEC registers 176,000 new voters in Niger

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Niger on Thursday said it had registered 176,000 in its ongoing continuous voters registration exercise across the state.

Governor Okorocha vows not to steal Imo state’s money

Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, has vowed not to steal money before he hands over to his successor on May 29, 2019.

CHOGM: Another opportunity to commit to healthcare – Toyin Saraki

As the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) convenes to address shared global challenges, Mrs Toyin Saraki, has called on Commonwealth leaders to commit to Universal Health Coverage and to place midwives at the heart of their health systems.

Senator Akpabio: Kogi governor creating the impression that elders should be recycled

Godswill Akpabio, minority leader of the senate, says Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, is creating an impression that elders should be recycled leaders.

Funmi Ilori hits the road with Nigeria’s first mobile library

Funmi Ilori once had a dream about creating the biggest library in Africa. Now she drives vans packed with books to poor areas of Lagos to help children discover a love of reading.

Oyo women will not compromise political rights – activist

Chief Adeyinka Adegbite, a women rights and political activist in Ibadan, says women in Oyo State will no longer compromise their political rights in the next political dispensation.

Europe-Africa summit aims for evacuation of 3 800 migrants risking abuse

Leaders at an EU-Africa summit called Thursday for the immediate evacuation of nearly 4 000 distressed African migrants in Libya under a new drive to fight slave traders and traffickers.

President Buhari should heed calls for implementation of 2014 National Conference reports – Mba...

A legal luminary, Barrister Mba Ekpezu Ukweni, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently heed to the call from South South Senators on the 2014 National Conference report.

Kenya gripped by tension as Kenyatta leads in disputed poll

Kenya was stuck in a dangerous limbo Saturday as President Uhuru Kenyatta took an unassailable lead in a disputed poll that has sparked violent protests in which nine have died.

Two most wanted cult leaders shot dead by police in Imo

Two men, said to be most wanted cult leaders and kidnappers in Imo State, were on Thursday gunned down by the operatives of the state police command.

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.

Barcelona sell Marc Cucurella to Getafe just hours after re-signing him from Eibar

Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
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Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.