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Removal of age limit allowing Uganda’s President Museveni contest in 2021 challenged in court

Uganda’s Supreme Court on Tuesday began hearing a petition to challenge a constitutional court decision removing an age limit cap of 75 for presidential candidates.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore: Sale of government property fraudulent

The Presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) has promised that if he is elected the president of Nigeria in the 2019 election, he would convert the abandoned Federal Secretariat in Obalende, Lagos to a hospital for the use of Nigerians.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

APC: Why Pesident Buhari may not attend presidential debate

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday said there is nothing special in the presidential debate, saying its presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, may choose not to attend if he feels there are other viable options with which he can engage Nigerians.
Babatunde Gbadamosi

Babatunde Gbadamosi: Don’t vote for candidates without concrete plans for housing

Real Estate Developer and Lagos Governorship Candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Babatunde Gbadamosi, has urged Nigerians to vote only for parties with concrete plans for housing projects in Nigeria.
Muhammadu Buhari

Ohanaeze: Why we’ve not endorsed President Buhari, Atiku Abubakar, others

Ohanaeze said that in a few days, its highest decision making organ, the “Imeobi” would meet during which it would decide the political direction Ndigbo will take – a resolution, it said, might not be made public for obvious reasons.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Elections: Why peace accord will not work – Governor Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that the peace accord signed by the Presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, the All Progressives Congress and others, will not work.
Bola Tinubu

Elections: PDP warns Asiwaju Tinubu for attacking Atiku Abubakar

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential Campaign Organisation, PPCO, has reacted to an attack on the image of its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, by the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu.
Muhammadu Buhari

2019: No vacancy in Aso Villa till 2023 – Buba Marwa tells Atiku Abubakar

The former Military Governor of Lagos State, rtd. Gen. Buba Marwa, said that all those eyeing to occupy Aso Presidential Villa should wait till 2023, as President Muhammadu Buhari would be returned to power in 2019.

Militant group threatens to disrupt 2019 election

A new militant group known as War Against Niger Delta Exploitation (WANDE) has threatened to disrupt the 2019 elections if its demands on the development of the Niger Delta region were not met by the Federal Government.
Oby Ezekwesili

2019: Oby Ezekwesili warns against thuggery, military intimidation, harassment of voters

Oby Ezekwesili, presidential candidate, Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), has warned against thuggery, military intimidation and harassment of voters in the 2019 elections.

Bashir Bolanrinwa-led APC exco in Kwara appeals court judgment

The Bashir Bolarinwa-led All Progressives Congress in Kwara State says it has appealed an Ilorin High Court judgment authenticating the Ishola Balogun-Fulani executive of the party.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar urges NDI, IRI not believe Muhammadu Buhari’s words, focus on evidence

Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s pledge that he would give his opponents in the 2019 elections a level playing field, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar has urged the International Republican Institute (IRI) and National Democratic Institute (NDI) not to believe the president’s deceitful words but focus on evidence.
Pedro Obaseki

2019: Pedro Obaseki urges presidential candidates to emulate Goodluck Jonathan, concede defeat

The President of the Midwest Movement, Dr Pedro Obaseki, has urged presidential candidates in the 2019 elections to exibit the spirit of good sportmanship to deepen democracy.

A vote for parliamentary system

I have always believed that returning to a parliamentary system would offer us an opportunity to practise a more robust form of democracy. I like presidentialism, which we currently practise, but I love the parliamentary system.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: We didn’t endorse Muhammadu Buhari for second term

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has debunked claims that it endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid after meeting with 14 presidential candidates in Abuja.

2019: CAN denies endorsing Muhammadu Buhari for second term

The President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle, has dismissed as fake news the report in some online media that the umbrella christian body has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for second term in office.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, of not wanting to sign the national peace accord ahead of the 2019 elections.-4

APC: Atiku Abubakar’s signing of peace accord a ‘face-saving move’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, of not wanting to sign the national peace accord ahead of the 2019 elections.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

SDP pulls out of CUPP ahead of 2019 election

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has pulled out of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) it had earlier signed on with 39 other political parties with the aim of presenting a consensus candidate for 2019 presidential election.

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FRSC tasks federal government on dualization of Idiroko road over accidents

Mr Olugbenga Farinloye, the Idiroko Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, on Thursday advised the Federal Government to dualise the Idiroko Road to reduce accidents in the area.
Simona Halep

Australian Open: Simona Halep staggers into clash with Venus Williams

World number one Simona Halep scraped through to an Australian Open third round clash with Venus Williams Thursday after being pushed to the limit by unseeded Sofia Kenin over three sets.
Nigeria's Odunayo Adekuoroye

Tokyo Olympics: Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi, Blessing Oborududu to compete at UWW in Bulgaria

Nigeria Wrestling Federation has stepped up efforts for Tokyo 2020 Olympics as Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi, and Blessing Oborududu will compete at two United World Wrestling (UWW)-ranking tournaments in Bulgaria and Germany next month.
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US alarmed as Zimbabwe targets, beats activists amid unrest

The US embassy in Zimbabwe says it is "alarmed" by credible reports that security forces are targeting and beating activists and labour leaders. A local doctors' rights group says it has treated 68 gunshot cases.

Facebook removes 364 pages linked to Russian news agency

Facebook has removed 364 pages and accounts linked to employees of Russian news agency Sputnik from its platform.