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The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Senate confirms Omolola Abiola-Edewor as NDIC executive director

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Ms Omolola Edewor as Executive Director, Corporate Services, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).
Buhari Media Organisation (BMO)

Choose the court or media for your petition – BMO tells Atiku Abubakar

The Buhari Media Organization (BMO) has accused the Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, of showing disrespect to the judiciary by prosecuting his election petition in the media, rather than at the Presidential Election Petitions tribunal.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atiku Abubakar: My parents are from Sokoto, Jigawa

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has debunked the notion that he was Cameroonian by birth and thus not qualified to contest the presidential election.
President Muhammadu Buhari has pooh-poohed claims by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that they won February 23 presidential election and has underscored his victory by showing that he beat Atiku in his polling unit in Adamawa.

Tribunal: I defeated Atiku Abubakar in his polling unit – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has pooh-poohed claims by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that they won February 23 presidential election and has underscored his victory by showing that he beat Atiku in his polling unit in Adamawa.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-11

Aisha Buhari urges Adamawa residents to embrace peace

Aisha Buhari, wife of the President, has called on the people of Adamawa State to embrace peace ad shun acts that could scuttle the peace of the state.
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Buba Galadima challenges President Buhari to swear with Qur’an that he didn’t rig presidential...

Buba Galadima, a former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, has challenged him to swear with the Qur’an that he did not rig the 2019 presidential election.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday declared victory in a presidential election to lead the world's third-largest democracy, but his challenger also claimed he won and complained of widespread cheating.

Indonesia’s presidential rivals both declare election win

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday declared victory in a presidential election to lead the world's third-largest democracy, but his challenger also claimed he won and complained of widespread cheating.
President Buhari hosts to Dinner APC House of Representatives Elect in State House on 16th April 2019

President Buhari: I have always defeated PDP in every electoral contest

President Muhammadu Buhari has boasted that he has never been defeated by the Peoples Democratic Party in any of the previous or current presidential election contest.
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President Buhari asks ministers to submit handover notes

An indication that President Muhammadu Buhari may dissolve the Federal Executive Council (FEC) earlier than the May 29 terminal date of his first term in office emerged yesterday when he asked ministers and agency heads to turn in their handover notes by Wednesday.
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Foxconn chief Terry Gou announces bid to run for president of Taiwan

Just days after announcing that he will be stepping down from his 45-year helm as Foxconn chief, Terry Gou has declared a bid to run for president of Taiwan

Nigeria will not survive the 2019 presidential election

For those of us who had hoped against hope, the 2019 presidential election has proved to be the last straw. We are now convinced that Nigeria is a hopeless case. This country is not just a major disappointment; it is decidedly firmly on the trajectory of a future break up.
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Festus Keyamo: Why we are testing Atiku Abubakar’s citizenship at tribunal

The spokesperson for the All Progressives Congress, APC, Presidential Campaign, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has said that the decision to test the matter of the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar’s citizenship in court was a collective decision reached by more than 18 senior advocates representing the President and the APC at the Election Petition Tribunal.
Algeria's magistrates, who play a key role overseeing the country's elections, said on Saturday they would boycott a July 4 presidential election in support of the protest movement.

Algeria’s magistrates threaten to boycott July presidential poll

Algeria's magistrates, who play a key role overseeing the country's elections, said on Saturday they would boycott a July 4 presidential election in support of the protest movement.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

INEC: Atiku Abubakar is parading invented presidential results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, is parading fabricated and invented presidential results which he claimed to emanate from the commission’s server.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atiku Abubakar: My nationality not in doubt

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has fired back at the ruling All Progressives Congress led government, saying it is the nationality of those who made Nigeria extreme poverty capital that is in doubt, not his.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar not a Nigerian – APC tells tribunal

The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is not a Nigerian and therefore not qualified to have stood for the election.
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Sudan: Three decades under Omar al-Bashir

Here are key dates in Sudan since Omar al-Bashir seized power three decades ago, after he was ousted on Thursday by the military following months of protests against his iron-fisted rule.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Federal government warns Atiku Abubakar to stop overheating the polity

The Federal Government on Thursday admonished the People’s Democratic Party’s Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to stop overheating the polity with purported self help moves after losing the February presidential elections.

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New minimum wage: NLC vows to implementation by all governors

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said it would ensure that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is implemented by all state governors.

Official: Gunmen kill polio vaccinator in Pakistan

Gunmen on Thursday killed a female polio vaccinator, the fourth this week, in the latest surge of violence against efforts to rid the world of the crippling childhood disease, an official said.
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Tribunal grants Sokoto APC governorship candidate leave to inspect election materials

The Governorship and National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto State on Thursday granted All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate, Ahmad Aliyu, leave to inspect used election materials.
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Paul Pogba odd man out in PFA team of the year

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba is the only non-Manchester City or Liverpool player to be named in the Professional Footballers’ Association’s Premier League team of the year on Thursday.
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Nigerian Army urges Southeast residents not to panic over movement of troops

The Nigerian Army has urged Southeast residents not to panic over the movement of troops and sounds of gunshots as it conducts its annual Range Classification exercise for 2019.