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The ECOWAS Head of Election Observer Mission, former Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, on Monday returned to her country following the postponement of the February 16 general elections.
Fellow miners have been using their bare hands to remove debris in an effort to free some 40 gold miners who have been trapped for a week, a spokesperson for Liberia's disaster management agency said on Sunday.
Some stakeholders in the education sector have expressed disappointment over the sudden postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
The head of the ECOWAS Election Observation Mission (EOM) to Nigeria, former Liberian president Mrs. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has expressed confidence in Nigeria’s ability to successfully go through the general elections.
A former President of Zambia, Rupia Banda, has expressed shock at the number of candidates for Saturday’s Presidential election in Nigeria, saying the figure of 73 candidates nears the total number of the Zambian Parliament.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appreciated former President of the United States, Bill Clinton, for his continuous support for Nigeria and the growth of her democracy.
Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as well as her Botswana and Tanzanian counterparts, Festus Mogae and Jakaya Kikwete will, tomorrow in Abuja, deliver goodwill messages at the Murtala Muhammed Foundation Annual Lecture in memory of former Head of State, the Late General Murtala Muhammed.
The World Health Organisation, on Sunday, said it has increased its efforts to support West African countries, in the ongoing Lassa fever outbreak.
Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has raised the alarm over the series of unsubstantiated allegations and misleading comments by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the ruling party, saying they constitute a threat to the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
A former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd), on Thursday called on key political actors in Nigeria, particularly those seeking elective positions to do everything possible to ensure peace in the forthcoming general elections because “Nigeria is not a stranger to electoral violence.”
The Head of ECOWAS Observer Mission in Nigeria, former Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has charged the Nigeria Police on credible elections in country.
Abductors of Hassan Miyinyawa, the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Taraba state governor, Darius Dickson Ishaku, have demanded N100million ransom for his release.
Israel's prime minister has departed for the central African nation of Chad to officially restore relations.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday warned Nigerians not to grant a second tenure to President Muhammadu Buhari as doing so is an invitation to totalitarianism.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that 19 states have completed deployment of electoral materials, while other states would complete their deployment by the end of today (Thursday).
Sokoto state governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal while on a campaign in Rabah local government said his government remained committed towards providing basic amenities to the people of the state.
Manager Neil Warnock said Thursday he is confident that Cardiff will deal with the payment issue over late Argentine striker Emiliano Sala “in the right way”, admitting the matter could have been better handled.
Efforts by the embattled senator representing Kogi East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Attai Idoko, to retain his seat on Thursday, suffered a setback as a Federal High Court in Abuja struck out his suit seeking to reopen the case decided against him up to the Supreme Court.
Niko Kovac wants Bayern Munich to repeat their defensive performance from the Liverpool game when they return to Bundesliga action against Hertha Berlin on Saturday.
The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has said the UK and other foreign missions are in Nigeria because they want the election to be successful.
The All Progressives Congress Governorship campaign organisation in Rivers state has declared there will be no elections if its candidates are not listed in the ballot in compliance with a Court of Appeal ruling for stay of execution.
Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Mike Ozekhome, has called for free, fair and credible elections as Nigeria goes to polls this Saturday and on March 9.
The Police in Niger State over the weekend rescued three cattle rearers from unknown kidnappers in Zungeru, Wushishi Local Government Area of the state after a gun duel.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Thursday, ordered the immediate payment of February salary to workers in the state, ahead of the February 23 general elections.