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North Cyprus journalist takes on Turkey’s Recep Erdogan

Jail time, angry mobs and assassination attempts — editor Sener Levent has paid a price for challenging Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and authorities in breakaway northern Cyprus through his tiny newspaper.

COREN approves engineering accreditation programmes in 19 institutions

The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), has approved requests of 19 institutions for the accreditation of their engineering programmes in the country.

Cyprus hands Egypt ancient artefacts stolen in 1980s

Cyprus has handed back to Egypt 14 ancient artefacts stolen and smuggled abroad in the late 1980s after authorities on the Mediterranean island seized them, Egypt's government said Tuesday.

Nicos Anastasiades leads in Cyprus presidential race

Nicos Anastasiades is heading for a second five-year term as president of the Republic of Cyprus, initial exit polls have projected.

Cyprus votes for president with eyes on new peace push

Voters in Cyprus headed to the polls Sunday for a presidential election that could determine if the divided island makes another push to reunite after the collapse of talks last year.

President vowing new peace push leads in Cyprus re-election bid

Cyprus gears up for a presidential election next week with incumbent Nicos Anastasiades favourite to win as he pledges a fresh push to reunify the divided island after talks collapsed last year.

Everton’s Sam Allardyce misses Europa League finale in Cyprus

New Everton boss Sam Allardyce will miss the club's final Europa League game in Cyprus on Thursday due to a medical appointment.

Borussia Dortmund under pressure after Spurs-Real draw

Borussia Dortmund coach Peter Bosz admits the Germans face an uphill Champions League battle after struggling to a draw at APOEL Nicosia while Tottenham Hotspur earned a point at Real Madrid.

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades to stand for re-election

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades announced on Saturday he would run for re-election in January to continue his efforts to reunite the divided island and sustain an economic recovery.

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Election postponement: INEC meets over ban on campaign

Following the opposition of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) ban on electioneering during the one week extension of poll, the commission will meet today to review the restriction.
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Ohanaeze urges Igbo returnees to wait for rescheduled elections

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has appealed to Igbo returnees for the postponed general elections to remain at home and wait behind to cast their votes as the new date approaches.

Elections: IGP has no constitutional powers to restrict movement – lawyer

A rights activist and lawyer, Mr. Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has said that the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammad Adamu, has no constitutional powers to restrict the movement of Nigerians on election days, citing a High Court order to back his position.

Governor Okorocha tasks INEC on rescheduled elections

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo says no political party should be blamed for postponement of the February 16, 2019 elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Woman defrauds church of N100 million

The Ogun State Police command has arrested a woman for allegedly defrauding a Christian faith-based organisation to the sum of N100m.