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Malaysia has deported six Egyptians and a Tunisian suspected of being linked to Islamist militant groups abroad, despite protests from human rights groups.

Malaysia deports six Egyptians linked to terrorism despite torture concerns

Malaysia has deported six Egyptians and a Tunisian suspected of being linked to Islamist militant groups abroad, despite protests from human rights groups.

Minister: Malaysia to abolish death penalty

Malaysia’s cabinet has agreed to abolish the death penalty, a senior minister said Thursday, in a decision hailed by rights groups.

Alcohol poisoning kills 19 in Malaysia

At least 19 people have died and more are receiving treatment, following a series of suspected alcohol poisoning in recent days, Malaysian authorities said on Wednesday.

Foreigners barred from buying in planned Malaysian city

Foreigners will be barred from buying properties in a planned $100-billion Malaysian city, the country’s leader said Monday, after the huge development aimed at mainland Chinese buyers sparked widespread criticism.

Arsenal’s ‘silent Stan’ unfazed by unhappy fans

American businessman and entrepreneur Stan Kroenke is unlikely to be upset by the outpouring of heated opposition from Arsenal fans following his takeover of historic Premier League club.

Malaysians contribute $37 million to help pay off country’s national debt

Malaysians have contribute more than 150 million ringgit (37 million dollars) to help pay off its staggering national debt, the country’s Finance Ministry said Tuesday.
President Buhari attends Grand Finale of APC Gubernatorial Campaign Rally in Ado Ekiti State on 10th July 2018

Group: President Buhari not losing sleep over merger

A women group, Noble Women Movement for Buhari and Osinbajo (NWM4BO), has declared that the presidency is not losing sleep over the merger of 39 political parties, who came together to wrestle power from Buhari in 2019.

Malaysian ex-premier’s wife Rosmah Mansor ‘summoned for questioning’

The wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been summoned by the country's anti-corruption agency in its probe into a former subsidiary of the scandal-hit sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, according to reports.

Malaysia raise money from citizens to pay off $251bn national debt

Malaysia on Wednesday announced a crowdfunding campaign to raise money from its citizens to pay off it’s $251bn (N90.6tr) national debt.

Mahathir Mohamad invited to form the next government in Malaysia

Veteran Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad has been invited to form the next government after the opposition alliance led by the former long-time prime minister claimed a shock victory in the 14th general election.

US company resumes search for missing Malaysian airliner

A new attempt by a private ocean survey company is under way to find the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 nearly four years after it mysteriously disappeared.

453 Malaysian pilgrims stranded in Saudi Arabia

A group of 453 Malaysian Muslims who went on an umrah pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia and were due to fly home last Friday (Dec 22) are stranded after their flight from Medina did not materialise.

Malaysia arrests foreign ‘Islamic militants’ in new raids

Malaysian police have detained 20 alleged Islamic militants, including a leading member of an Indonesian extremist group and others believed to be planning to fight in the strife-torn southern Philippines, authorities said Friday.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar promises more job creation strides, opens restaurant in Abuja

As part of strategies to position himself ahead of the 2019 presidential election, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has pledged to step up efforts in the area of job creation and promotion of local entrepreneurship in the country.

Malaysia probes foul play in deadly school fire as anger mounts

Malaysian authorities said Friday they had not ruled out foul play in a fire that killed 23 children and teachers in an Islamic school, as calls mounted for better safety regulations at religious study centres.

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FCT elections: APC wins Kwali chairmanship supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Danladi Chiya, winner of the supplementary poll for Kwali Area Council, FCT.
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Police use water cannons against teachers’ protest in Morocco

Police in Morocco's capital Rabat has used water cannons to disperse thousands of young teachers protesting for better work conditions.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

CDD: Vote buying, violence marred supplementary polls

The Centre for Democracy and Development’s (CDD) Election Analysis Centre (EAC) has said that despite repeated assurances from the authorities, Saturday’s supplementary elections in parts of the country were marred by attacks against journalists, observers and voters apart from widespread vote buying and selling.

Taraba elections: PDP wins Ussa supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the PDP Candidate Timothy Anderifun, Winner of the just concluded supplementary state constituency rerun election in Ussa local government area of Taraba state.