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The Nigerian Army on Friday extended its “Show of Force Exercise” to six violence-prone local government areas in Sokoto State preparatory to the Saturday supplementary elections in the state.
Ahead of Saturday’s supplementary polls to conclude the governorship elections in Sokoto state, the Nigerian Army on Thursday, expressed readiness to check all forms of lawlessness during the exercise.
The military on Monday chased out Boko Haram insurgents who tried to enter Michika, a commercial town in Adamawa, after a fierce battle that raged for hours.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Robert Clarke, has given reasons President Muhammadu Buhari votes from the northern part of Nigeria cannot be challenged in court.
The All Progressives Congress has faulted the decisions of the Independent National Electoral Commission on the initial inconclusive elections in Rivers and Bauchi States.
At least one Israeli has been killed and two others wounded in a Palestinian attack in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, an Israeli military spokesman said.
Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger state on Saturday applauded the military in complementing the efforts of the police and the civil defence corps in securing lives and property in the state.
The deposed leader of an IS-backed faction of Boko Haram has been detained by more radical elements who seized control of the group, the AFP has reported, quoting three different sources.
The Nigerian Army yesterday in Abuja inaugurated a committee to investigate allegations of misconduct against its personnel during the 2019 general elections.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, has appealed to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, to investigate the alleged role of the military in the violence that occurred in the state during the last general elections.
The Olowu of Kuta in Osun, Oba Hammed Adekunle, has warned those he described as ‘unscrupulous’ politicians to stop politicising the military.
Two election observer groups have called on the Federal Government to fully implement the recommendations of the Mohammed Uwais and Ken Nnamani led political reform committees to check electoral fraud.
“INEC did not provide sufficient information on these cancelations, the specific reasons for them, and the precise local government areas affected. This undermines public confidence in the process.”
More than 1,000 Algerian judges said they would refuse to oversee the country’s election in April if President Abdelaziz Bouteflika contests it.
Ukraine’s police said Sunday that 25 officers were injured in clashes with ultra-nationalists who tried to attack a presidential motorcade ahead of elections at the end of this month.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has again announced plans to revamp the nation’s four refineries to help the country save billions of dollars it expends annually on fuel imports.
Twenty six people were killed and at least 28 injured after a tourist bus caught fire in central China, local officials said.
A tropical cyclone that struck southern Africa has caused widespread destruction believed to have affected as many as 1.5 million people in three countries. Aid agencies have called it the worst natural disaster in the region in two decades, and warned that the death toll could climb past 1,000.
The Zimbabwean government says it is appealing to the international community for help with medicine, food and infrastructure, as victims of Cyclone Idai push for expedited aid.
Kurdish-led forces pronounced the death of the Islamic State (ISIS) group’s nearly five-year-old “caliphate” Saturday after flushing out diehard jihadists from their very last bastion in eastern Syria.
The traditional ruler of Egbema Kingdom, HRM King Gold Oro Tiemo, Bini Pete III, the Agadagba of Egbema, has called on the Federal Government to merge towns and villages of Egbema kingdom in Edo State with their other towns and villages in Delta State.
The Lagos State Government intensified its demolition of distressed buildings on Lagos Island with 13 structures pulled down in the last three days.
Nigeria’s state-oil firm NNPC said it plans to revamp its refineries to help Africa’s biggest crude oil producer to save billions of dollars on fuel imports and has hired Italy’s Maire Tecnimont to tackle the Port Harcourt plant.
Reality star, Alexandra Asogwa, a.k.a Alex Unusual, set social media on ‘fire’ on Wednesday night, after she insisted that her success in season 3 Big Brother Naija “Double Wahala’ show was not influenced by her pairings with Tobi Bakre and Leo Dasilva.
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday fixed March 25,for the arraignment of a 24-year-old applicant, Sunday Smart, who allegedly peddling 10kg of Cannabis Sativa, also known as Indian hemp.