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Court adjourns indefinitely trial of Shiite leader El-Zakzaky, wife

A Kaduna State High Court presided over by Justice Gideon Kurada on Monday adjourned indefinitely, the trial of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shiite, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zinat.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the results of 16 constituencies and declared one inconclusive in the Bayelsa Assembly poll held on Saturday.

Benue elections: Low turnout of voters characterise supplementary polls

The ongoing Governorship and State House of Assembly supplementary elections in most polling units in Local Government Areas (LGA’s) across Benue has been characterised by low turnout of voters, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Sule Lamido: Police commissioner helped APC rig elections in Jigawa

A former governor of Jigawa State and a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Sule Lamido, said the Jigawa State police commissioner, Bala Senchi, colluded with the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig the just concluded elections in the state.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari inaugurates panel for state legislature, judiciary autonomy

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday inaugurated a presidential implementation committee on autonomy of state legislature and judiciary.
The Police Command in Kano State said on Thursday that no fewer than 1,800 political thugs were currently in prison across the state, awaiting trial.

Kano elections: Over 1,800 in prison for thuggery – Police

The Police Command in Kano State said on Thursday that no fewer than 1,800 political thugs were currently in prison across the state, awaiting trial.
Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC: PDP, Atiku Abubakar suffering from post-election depression, hallucination

The APC has said PDP and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, have slipped into post-election depression and hallucination after the claim that INEC server indicated that he (Atiku) won the presidential election by a margin of 1.6 million votes.

NAF to take delivery of battle aircraft

The Nigerian Air Force says it will take delivery of Augusta 109 power helicopter from Italy soon, to strengthen its arsenal for the fight against insurgency in the North-West.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reclaim my mandate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.

Senate in rowdy session over alleged militarisation of 2019 elections

The Senate on Wednesday went into a rowdy session following a motion moved by Sen. Dino Melaye and co-sponsored by seven other lawmakers on alleged militarisation of the 2019 elections.
Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev writes during a televised address to inform of his resignation in Astana, Kazakhstan March 19, 2019.

Kazakhstan’s president resigns after three decades

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Tuesday unexpectedly resigned after three decades in power, saying his oil-rich Central Asian nation now needed “a new generation of leaders”.
Atedo Peterside

Stakeholders ask federal government to probe killings during Rivers elections

Some stakeholders in Rivers state have called on the federal government to investigate every single death recorded during the elections in the state.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Cross River elections: We lost to INEC, security forces, Governor Ayade’s thugs – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross Rivers State has announced a rejection of the recently concluded governorship and state Assembly elections in Cross Rivers State, citing widespread irregularities.
Peoples Democratic Movement - PDM

Bauchi elections: PDM rejects governorship poll results, heads to court

The Peoples Democratic Movement, PDM, has rejected the outcome of the governorship and state House of Assembly elections in Bauchi State over alleged omission of its logo on the ballot papers for the elections.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

General Airhiavbere: Don’t blame me for APC loss in Edo

A former governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, General Charles Airhiavbere, has said that he should not be blamed for the party’s performance in the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Edo South senatorial district.

Femi Fani-Kayode: Gbenga Daniel dumping Atiku Abubakar, PDP is tragic

A chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Femi Fani-Kayode on Monday said the decision of Gbenga Daniel to dump the party at the time it was challenging the presidential election result was tragic.

BBC demands investigation of attack on reporter

After losing the presidential election and governorship election in Lagos State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is embroiled in another controversy over the alleged assault on a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reporter in Lagos, Ajoke Ulohotse.
Nnia Nwodo

Presidential election: Ndigbo spoke their minds through ballots – Ohanaeze

The apex Igbo organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, weekend said no matter the outcome of the last presidential election in the country, the people of the Southeast zone spoke their minds through the ballots and would do that again if given a second electoral opportunity.

PDP expresses optimism at winning all supplementary polls

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday expressed confidence that it would win all the governorship supplementary elections scheduled for March 23.

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France’s N’Golo Kante focused on Chelsea amid Real Madrid links

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Mechanic in court for allegedly sodomising 13-year-old student

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Sexagenarian in court for stealing bread, toothpaste

For allegedly stealing bread, toothpaste, soap and wine from a store, 62-year-old man, Lukman Babatunde, was on Monday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Gernot Rohr: Paul Onuachu, Daniel Akpeyi will start against Egypt

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has confirmed that Daniel Akpeyi will be in goal from the start in Tuesday’s friendly encounter against the Pharaohs of Egypt at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.