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Igbo group threatens to boycott 2019 election

The Eastern Consultative Assembly (ECA) has threatened to boycott the 2019 Presidential Election, citing alleged irregularitues in the conduct of the just concluded Osun State rerun governorship election.

APC report on restructuring a plot to deceive Nigerians – ECA

The Eastern Consultative Assembly, ECA, has described the All Progressives Congress, APC, committee on restructuring report as a plot from the pit of hell to deceive Nigerians.

2019: Ndigbo’ll boycott general elections without new constitution – Igbo groups

The Eastern Consultative Assembly, (ECA), Igbo Women Assembly (IWA) and the Igbo Youth Movement (IYM) on Saturday in Enugu vowed that Ndigbo will boycott the next general elections except a new constitution is put in place through a referendum.

Southeast govs, Fayose, others decry alleged invasion of Kanu’s home

The South-east states governors, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State and others yesterday expressed concern over the alleged invasion of the home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, by Nigerian soldiers.

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British student ‘sentenced to life in prison in UAE for spying’

British student Matthew Hedges has been sentenced to life in prison in the United Arab Emirates for spying, according to Reuters.

Road accident claims two lives in Ondo

Two people were confirmed dead and five injured in a road traffic accident involving a tanker conveying petroleum product and two other vehicles at Shasha Market along Akure-Owo Expressway.

NBS: Inflation rate drops to 11.26% in October

The National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday released the Consumer Price Index Report which measures inflation with inflation rate dropping from 11.28 per cent in September to 11.26 per cent in October.
This picture taken on November 10, 2018 shows a rally of the main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) for Taipei mayor candidate Ting Shou-chung during the elections campaign in Taipei. - When Taiwan goes to the polls on November 24, 2018 in local elections, it will not only be a test for President Tsai Ing-wen's embattled government but a crucial vote on divisive issues that could rile China. (Photo by SAM YEH / AFP) / TO GO WITH STORY: Taiwan-China-vote-referendum-politics, ADVANCER by Amber WANG

Divided Taiwan to vote in key test for ruling party

When Taiwan goes to the polls Saturday in local elections, it will not only be a test for President Tsai Ing-wen's embattled government but a crucial vote on divisive issues that could rile China.