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PSC appoints Lawal Munir as interim chairman

The Presidential Support Committee (PSC) has named Nigeria’s former Ambassador to Turkey, Lawal Muhammed Munir, as its interim chairman.
The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has denied People’s Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar’s request for more time to conclude their case.

CSER : Tribunal judgement a display of high intellect

A civil society organization, Centre for Social and Economic Rights (CSER), has commended the judgement of the Presidential election petition tribunal affirming authenticity of President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the February 23, 2019 Presidential polls conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Governor Bello congratulates President Buhari on tribunal victory

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his win at the Presidential Elections Petition Tribunal (PEPT) on Wednesday.
Soldiers block with truck and armoured tank the road leading to the state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on March 10, 2019. – Fears has gripped residents of oil-rich Port Harcourt city in Niger delta region as state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission has been condoned off by dozens of fierce looking soldiers, anti-riots policemen and other complementary security agents who are jointly patrolling the city ahead of the much awaited results of the just concluded governorship and state assembly elections. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

2019 polls: How we saved Rivers from destruction – Nigerian Army

Brig.-Gen. Felix Omongue, Acting Director of Operations, Nigerian Army, has disclosed that Rivers would have burnt to ashes, if not for the military’s quick intervention during the 2019 General Elections.
Activists of the Ukrainian far-right party National Corps stick stickers depicting a pig onto riot policemen standing guard outside the office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, in Kiev on March 9, 2019. – The protesters are demanding strict punishment for Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko’s allies, who they accuse of profiting from the sale of smuggled Russian military parts to state defence companies at inflated prices. Accusations of self-enrichment at the expense of the army are particularly damaging in Ukraine, which has been fighting Russian-backed separatists in the east since 2014. (Photo by Sergei SUPINSKY / AFP)

Tens of police hospitalised after Ukraine clashes ahead of poll

Ukraine’s police said Sunday that 25 officers were injured in clashes with ultra-nationalists who tried to attack a presidential motorcade ahead of elections at the end of this month.
Images of the celebration of President Muhamadu Buhari’s victory in the February 23 presidential elections-7

Elections: Ohanaeze congratulates President Buhari

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, on Thursday congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory in the Presidential election of February 23.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has petitioned France, Germany, European Union, United States of America and United Kingdom over alleged undemocratic actions and infractions of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Atiku Abubakar: Polls didn’t reflect will of Nigerian people

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has explained why he rejected the results of Saturday’s presidential elections which saw incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) returned for another four year term in office.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

‘Ballot box’ to decide if ailing Algeria president gets 5th term – premier

Algeria's prime minister on Monday insisted voters would determine if ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika gets a fifth term at the ballot box, after major protests against his candidacy.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

Atiku Abubakar: We’ll begin restructuring Nigeria after May 29

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: Opposition parties planing to attack our leaders, members

The Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday raised an alarm that some members of the opposition political parties in the state have concluded plans to attack some of its leaders and members in the next few days to the election.

Primate Ayodele: Atiku Abubakar cannot win 2019 presidential election

Primate Babatunde Ayodele Elijah of the Inri Evangelical Mission, has predicted that the boasts of the main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), notwithstanding, the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), will still win the 2019 presidential polls in the country.
Cameroon's President Paul Biya (C), accompagnied by his wife Chantal Biya, greets the military forces upon arrival at Maroua airport during his electoral visit in the Far North Region of Cameroon, on September 29, 2018. At the head of the Cameroonian state since 1982, Paul Biya is a candidate for his own succession for a seventh term, during the election that will take place on October 7, 2018. ALEXIS HUGUET / AFP

Cameroon opposition says ‘massive fraud’ planned for polls

An opposition contender who will seek election in Cameroon's impending presidential polls alleged on Friday that a "massive fraud" is underway to ensure the sitting president wins a seventh term.

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Jose Mourinho meets Tottenham squad after being named as new boss

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Senate issues 7-day ultimatum to CBN, FIRS, others

The senate on Wednesday issued 7-day ultimatum to the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Federal Inland Revenue Service, and others defaulting to submit their statements of income and expenditure accounts spanning from 2017- 2019 to do so or face dire consequences.

Police nab most wanted serial rapist in Lagos

The suspect, Chuks Emmanuel, is currently facing interrogation at the Area F Police Command, Ikeja, for alleged rape and fraud.
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