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US President Donald Trump and his rival, Democratic nominee Joe Biden, hit the road on Sunday, two days before the election, matching their ground game with a blitz of social media activity.

US election: Donald Trump, Joe Biden offer stark difference on pandemic in final push

US President Donald Trump and his rival, Democratic nominee Joe Biden, hit the road on Sunday, two days before the election, matching their ground game with a blitz of social media activity.

Liberian rerun: Police say threat level low

The Liberia National Police has allayed fears of possible violence in Tuesday’s presidential run-off election, saying the threat level “is very low’’.

Liberia to choose between soccer star, VP in Tuesday runoff

Liberians head to the polls Tuesday for a runoff election between a former international soccer star and the vice president to replace Africa's first female head of state.

US predicts violence in Liberia election, warns nationals

The U.S. government, through its embassy in Monrovia, has warned of possible violence before or after Tuesday’s presidential run-off elections in Liberia.

Liberia to vote in delayed run-off for new president

Liberians choose a new leader on Tuesday in a run-off between Vice President Joseph Boakai and footballing icon George Weah, a vote that will mark the country's first democratic transition since 1944.

Liberia’s Supreme Court dismisses VP Joseph Boakai petition, election slated for December 26

Liberia’s Supreme Court has thrown out a request by the governing Unity Party to halt the 26 December presidential run-off election between ex-football star George Weah and Vice-President Joseph Boakai.

Major Liberian opposition party backs Senator George Weah presidency

A Liberian opposition party formally backed George Weah for president on Thursday despite mounting a prolonged legal fight with his opponent, Vice-President Joseph Boakai, against the country's electoral commission.

Liberia presidential runoff set for December 26

The runoff in Liberia's presidential elections will be held on December 26, the country's electoral overseer announced on Tuesday, clearing a last hurdle in a protracted saga.

Liberia’s Supreme Court lifts suspension on presidential run-off election

The Supreme Court of Liberia has lifted its stay order on the country’s presidential run-off election earlier billed for Nov. 7.

Liberian parties register election appeal with Supreme Court

The parties of the Liberian presidential candidates who finished second and third in October 10 elections have lodged an appeal with the Supreme Court calling for a re-run of the vote.

Liberia election dispute heads back to Supreme Court

The Board of Commissioners of Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) has upheld Tuesday’s ruling of NEC Dispute Hearing Officer which dismissed complaints of fraud against the Oct. 10 presidential elections.

Liberia election board rejects vote fraud claims

Liberia’s election commission on Friday confirmed its rejection of fraud allegations over the first round of presidential elections, setting the scene for a showdown at the Supreme Court.

Re-run hope rises for Liberia’s George Weah as challenger’s appeal is dismissed

The Hearing Office of Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) has dismissed complaints of electoral fraud that has stalled the run-off presidential elections.

Liberia’s election petition panel trashes Charles Brumskine’s fraud allegations

The Hearing Office of Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) has dismissed complaints of electoral fraud that has stalled the run-off presidential elections.

Liberia electoral commission rejects parties’ fraud case

Liberia's electoral commission on Monday formally rejected fraud allegations lodged by two parties over the presidential election result, setting the country on a course for a showdown at the Supreme Court.

International pressure ramps up over Liberia election delay

The European Union on Tuesday joined an international chorus urging Liberian political parties and its electoral commission to end "unnecessary delays" and elect a new president.

Liberia election was designed to be rigged – Joseph Boakai

Liberia's Vice-President has quietly occupied the executive backseat for 12 years, but in light of electoral fraud he believes snatched away his chance at the presidency, Joseph Boakai, is unleashing himself.

Liberia Supreme Court delays presidential runoff indefinitely

Liberia’s Supreme Court on Monday ordered the country’s electoral commission to resolve a fraud complaint lodged by an opposition party before a runoff vote for the presidency can be held.

Liberia holds breath as Supreme Court rules on presidential vote

Liberians nervously awaited a Supreme Court ruling on Monday on the timing of a runoff presidential vote after the process was thrown into uncertainty by fraud allegations.

Liberia in delicate political dilemma

As the Supreme Court of Liberia decides on the fate of the stalled presidential run-off election on Monday, many are worried about its implications for the country’s political future.

Liberia’s election delay divides already tense nation

The extraordinary delay in electing Liberia's new leader amid claims of electoral fraud is entrenching existing divides between the candidates and outgoing President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, as voters wait nervously for a resolution.

Liberia’s election delay divides already tense nation

The extraordinary delay in electing Liberia's new leader amid claims of electoral fraud is entrenching existing divides between the candidates and outgoing President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, as voters wait nervously for a resolution.

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The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Ebonyi: Gunmen attack police station in Izzi

Some gunmen in the early hours of Monday attacked the Iboko Divisional Police Station in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria’s South-east.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Imo hunter kills lover for ‘cheating on him’

A source in the community told newsmen that the victim simply identified as Chinwendu visited the suspect from her village, Ohabele in Obosima community in Ohaji/ Egbema LGA of the state after returning from Aba in Abia state.
FIFA have asked three candidates to back South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe in the upcoming Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidential election, a source close to one of the candidates told AFP.

FIFA favours Patrice Motsepe for CAF presidency

FIFA have asked three candidates to back South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe in the upcoming Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidential election, a source close to one of the candidates told AFP.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has dismissed Jurgen Klopp’s claim that Liverpool can no longer hope to defend their Premier League title.

Manchester City in bizarre spat with Opta

Manchester City are in another battle with stats boffins Opta over Pep Guardiola’s managerial record.
A Presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in 2019, Chief Charles Udeogaranya, has said that the way things are going in Nigeria, Ndigbo Republic may emerge instead of Biafra.

Charles Udeogaranya: Ndigbo Republic may emerge if South-East fails to produce president in 2023

According to him, “if after 50 years of Nigeria/Biafra civil war and political power brokers do not find it expediently urgent to close this monumental gap of inequality by giving a sense of belonging to the South-East region of Nigeria, then Ndigbo Republic (NR) is inevitable and I will lead the struggle of its actualisation.”

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The deserted dormitory is pictured at the Government Girls Secondary School, the day after the abduction of over 300 schoolgirls by gunmen in Jangebe.

Nigeria’s president promises no more school abductions

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that last Friday's abduction of female students from Government Girls Science Secondary School, Jangebe, will be the last to happen.
Benin Republic forward, Razak Omotoyossi says he’s optimistic the team will defeat the Super Eagles 2-0 in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles will fall in Benin – Razak Omotoyossi

Benin Republic forward, Razak Omotoyossi says he’s optimistic the team will defeat the Super Eagles 2-0 in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has denied media report credited to him that the dislodged Boko Haram insurgents are regrouping in his state, particularly on the Benue-Nasarawa border.

Nasarawa government threatens shutdown of Lafia market over filthy environment

The Nasarawa State Government has given the management of Lafia modern market seven days ultimatum to clear the filth in market or face shutdown.
Luca Attanasio had been Italy’s head of mission in Kinshasa since 2017 and was made ambassador in 2019. Italian foreign ministry-AFP-Getty Images

Hutu rebels accuse DRC, Rwanda over Italian ambassador’s killing

Rwandan Hutu rebels on Tuesday denied allegations they were behind the killing of the Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo and instead accused the armies of the DRC and Rwanda.
Vince Muscat, one of three men accused of murdering Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in 2017, was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Tuesday after changing his plea to guilty.

Man handed 15-year prison sentence for murder of Maltese journalist

Vince Muscat, one of three men accused of murdering Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in 2017, was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Tuesday after changing his plea to guilty.