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World athletics chief Sebastian Coe blasted the “obsession” with Usain Bolt as track and field entered its new era without the Jamaican showman at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.
The Presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday witnessed a large turnout of voters in Osogbo and Obokun Local Government Areas of Osun.
Some card readers have failed to respond to voters’ cards in several polling units in some parts of the Federal Capital Territory in the Presidential and National Assembly Elections, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Two persons have been killed while three others were injured in Amagu ward one in Ikwo Local Government Area of the Ebonyi State.
Late arrival of election materials at most of the polling centres delayed the commencement of voting in Tarauni and Nasarawa local government areas of Kano state on Saturday.
Accreditation and voting commenced on schedule in some polling units in Bauchi metropolis in today’s Presidential and National Assembly polls.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said that electoral offenders would be dealt with according to the dictates of the provisions of the Electoral Act.
Justice Yusuf Halilu of an Abuja High Court on Tuesday ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to immediately release detained former Chairman of Skye bank, Tunde Ayeni, from its custody.
Oil prices slipped away from 2019 highs on Wednesday, with surging U.S. supply and slowing economic growth tempering upward pressure from supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and from Washington’s sanctions on Iran and Venezuela.
The Kano State Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. R. Shehu, has said the reconfiguration of the smart card readers for Kano has been concluded.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned that the February 23 National Assembly elections might be repeated in the state if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to relist its candidates on the ballot.