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Senator Dariye picks APC nomination form from prison

Senator Joshua Dariye, who is currently serving a 14-year jail term over financial misdeeds while serving as Plateau governor, has picked an APC nomination form to contest next year’s election.

NCWS urges parties to reduce costs of nomination forms for women

The National President, National Council of Women Societies, Nigeria, Mrs. Gloria Shoda on Monday urged political parties to reduce the cost of their nomination forms to enable women participate in the 2019 general elections.

Police dismiss three police officers involved in raid of Edwin Clark’s home

The police have dismissed the three inspectors involved in the unauthorised search of the home of elder statesman, Edwin Clark.

Acting President Osinbajo urged to order DSS’ withdrawal from NFF secretariat

A group representing retired and active footballers on Wednesday in Abuja urged the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, to order an immediate withdrawal of security personnel from the Nigeria Football Federation Secretariat.

2019: Igbo leaders demand new constitution before election

The Igbo Leaders of Thought, ILT, has demanded for a fresh Nigeria constitution that would be adopted for operation before the February 2019 general elections.

Looters’ list: Olisa Metuh directs lawyer to seek redress

Chief Olisa Metuh, the former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said he had directed his lawyers to review the implications of including his name in Federal Government’s list of looters.

Official: INEC has no position in election sequence saga

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said it has no position in the election sequence tangle between the National Assembly and the Presidency.

#BringBackOurGirls threatens to drag federal govt to court over schoolgirls abduction

The #BringBackOurGirls Movement has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the federal government to secure the release of the 110 #DapchiGirls and 112 #ChibokGirls or face a law suit for criminal negligence .

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Election: Ohanaeze insists on Atiku Abubakar, restructuring

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo in collaboration with Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) on Thursday insisted on its preference for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

Elections: I’m not under any pressure to resign – INEC chairman

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, says he is not under any pressure and has not considered resigning even though there have been calls in some quarters seeking his resignation.
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Five killed, several kidnapped in Boko Haram attacks in Chad

Boko Haram jihadists killed five people, wounded five others, and kidnapped nine — including six women — in attacks on two villages in western Chad, an official source told AFP Thursday.
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Jose Mourinho to analyse El Clasico for beIN Sports

Jose Mourinho will feature on beIN SPORTS' coverage of El Clasico when Real Madrid and Barcelona go head to head in LaLiga on March 2.
Jussie Smollett is pictured in a police mugshot after being charged with making a false police report. Chicago Police Department

Police: Jussie Smollett staged hoax attack as ‘publicity stunt…to promote his career’

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie T. Johnson blasted Jussie Smollett in an emotional press conference on Thursday in which he said that Smollett's alleged staging of a hoax attack was a "publicity stunt...to promote his career."