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Nigeria's electoral commission delayed the presidential election until February 23, making the announcement a mere five hours before polls were set to open on Saturday. It cited unspecified "challenges" amid reports that voting materials had not been delivered to all parts of the country.
China lifted 13.86 million people in rural areas out of poverty in 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics on Friday said.
As campaigns wind up for Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, Mr. Osita Okechukwu, the Director General (DG) of Voice of Nigeria (VON) has pleaded with Ndigbo to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Bauchi State government has inaugurated a committee to manage the disbursement of interest free loans of N1 billion to traders across the 20 local government areas of the state.
Former Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South Leader Chief Edwin Clark has given his insight into why the Nigerian Leaders and Elders Forum have endorsed PDP candidate and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar for president ahead of the February 16 presidential election.
Former Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegne, will be leading the African Union (AU) Elections Observation Mission to Nigeria for the February 16, presidential and National Assembly elections.
Modupe Adegbite's grandfather had 22 children, while her father had nine. At the age of just 19, she has decided she wants no more than four.
The above quote is probably synonymous with the popular definition of insanity as “the continuous repetition of the same process with the same wrong results, and still expect a positive difference at each turn.”
The Accord Party on Wednesday flagged off its campaign in Rivers with assurances that billionaires would be made of the people of the state if its governorship candidate was voted into power.
Opposition supporters and regime loyalists in Venezuela are set to hold competing mass street rallies on Wednesday, two days after a failed mutiny by soldiers hoping to spark a movement that would overthrow President Nicolas Maduro.
The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, on Tuesday said the Federal Government poverty alleviation initiatives are making an impact in reducing poverty.
Atiku Abubakar, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, on Tuesday accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) Federal Government of promoting poverty and misery in land.
The Federal Government has said it is fighting poverty step-by-step and ameliorating the plight of the poor and vulnerable people across the country.
The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has taken his turn at lashing out at Olusegun Obasanjo over the the former president’s criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, doled out N6.750 million to researchers, innovators and investors who distinguished themselves at the just concluded Technology and Innovation Expo 2019 which took place in Enugu.
The All Progressive Congress in Kebbi State said it accepted the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in good faith.
Eleven persons have died in an early morning suicide attack on Muslim worshippers in Maiduguri, Borno State.
Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says there were attempts to sabotage the commission during preparations for the elections.
The Nigeria Referees Association, NRA, has suspended 18 referees from officiating matches in the ongoing 2019 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will arrive in Vietnam on February 25 ahead of a planned second summit with President Donald Trump, three sources with direct knowledge of Kim's schedule told the Reuters news agency on Saturday.
Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson, Saturday inaugurated the Commission of Enquiry into Activities of Surveillance Contractors with former Chief Judge of the state, Justice Margaret Akpomiemie as its chairman.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday in Kano said the country is witnessing unprecedented economic setback under the All Progressive Congress (APC) government.
The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has approved the appointment of Colonel Sagir Musa as the spokesperson of the Nigerian Army.
Special Representative of the United Nations (UN) Secretary General for West Africa and the Sahel, Ambassador Mohamed Ibn Chambas, has called on politicians to avoid hate messages and the politics of acrimony that may undermine peaceful conduct of elections, as well associal and national cohesion.
By changing his lead attorney from a former prosecutor known as “the breaker” to a hotshot trial lawyer nicknamed “the acquitter”, Carlos Ghosn plans a defence in his own image — combative and media-savvy, experts say.