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Former Madagascar president Andry Rajoelina was leading after last week's presidential election aimed at ending a political crisis, ahead of rival Marc Ravalomanana, according to preliminary results released on Sunday.
EU election observers said on Friday that Madagascar's presidential election this week had "very minor" irregularities after candidate Hery Rajaonarimampianina alleged the vote was mired by fraud.
Former Madagascan president Hery Rajaonarimampianina on Thursday alleged that “many voting irregularities” pointed to fraud in this week’s election, heightening fears of a disputed result as counting continued.
Madagascar votes on Wednesday for a new president in unprecedented polls in which the three front-runners are former heads of state facing-off amid efforts to defuse a political crisis.
Two former Madagascar presidents drew tens of thousands of supporters to rival rallies in the capital Antananarivo on Saturday as they entered the final stretch of their election campaign.
At least 45 candidates have filed papers to compete with incumbent President Hery Rajaonarimampianina of Madagascar in the Nov. 7, 2018 presidential election.
Madagascar will hold the first round of presidential elections in November with the second round due in December, Prime Minister, Olivier Solonandrasana said on Friday, after a court ordered the president to form a consensus government.
Madagascar's new Prime Minister Christian Ntsay vowed Thursday that elections would be "transparent" and "free" after the Constitutional Court had ordered the formation of a "consensus" government to stage the polls by year's end.
The opposition in Madagascar on Tuesday petitioned the country's top court to unseat 18 of its lawmakers who crossed the floor to join the ruling party.
Madagascar’s president on Monday demanded an end to unrest he said was intended to divide the country after two demonstrators were killed in a confrontation between police and anti-government protesters at the weekend.
Malagasy President Hery Rajaonarimampianina has said a weekend opposition protest rally in Antananarivo pointed to a coup plot.
The Madagascar government on Monday summoned the US ambassador after the embassy commented on a court decision that left dairy cows belonging to ex-president Marc Ravalomanana unattended and without food.
The Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has said the number of people in need of food assistance in the troubled North-east Nigeria has reduced.
Revenue disbursements by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) to the three tiers of government has continued to witnessed a steady increase in three consecutive quarters of this year with N2.28 trillion shared in Q3 of 2018.
Suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans, told a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, on Friday, that the Police hid him in a toilet when rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), came looking for him.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has reported a 10.1 per cent drop in global airlines’ share price for the month of October 2018.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has sued an online journalist and radio presenter, Mr. Akanda Oro, popularly known as Awikonko, for N1billion.
The General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, has challenged players of the U20 National Team, Flying Eagles, to imbibe the virtues of discipline, dedication and commitment as they prepare for the upcoming WAFU U20 Tournament in Lome and the Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Niger Republic.
The police on Monday re-arraigned Semasa James, the prince of Kweme Land of Badagry, Lagos in an Ikeja Special Offences Court for allegedly defrauding the estate of his late father, Afolabi James.
Samuel Sogunro, Rector, Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), has affirmed that the institution, in its 40 years of existence, produced over 120,000 eminent personalities who are outstandingly performing in all walks of life.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Wednesday, said if Nigeria must develop and have sizable improvement in the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), people of good conscience and high integrity must be at the drivers’ seat in all spheres of the economy.
The Nigeria Basketball Federation has announced that the Total National Division 1 League will start on the 27th of November 2018.