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Makarfi has positioned PDP to takeover in 2019 – Okolie

Hon. Okolie expressed his hearty congratulations to Makarfi on his relentless efforts at bringing the party back to relevance and positioning it at a ahead of 2019 general elections.

‘Peace wanted alive’ – Kenyan graffiti artist’s post-election message

When Solomon Muyundo went out to paint messages of peace during the violence that followed an election in Kenya – he took an immeasurable risk as the sound of gunfire rent the air and police helicopters flew overhead.

Kenyatta rejects Kenya MPs’ push for higher pay

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has vowed not to support MPs’ move to raise their salaries if the Supreme Court validates his election.

India approves privacy as fundamental right

India’s Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Thursday that individual privacy is a fundamental right, a verdict that will impact everything from the way companies handle personal data to the roll-out of the world’s largest biometric ID card programme.

Former justice minister calls for judicial reform

Chief Bayo Ojo (SAN), a former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, on Wednesday, canvassed the introduction of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) and judicial reform by state and federal governments in the country.

Kenya’s electoral commission delivers 54,000 documents at supreme court

Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has submitted 54,000 documents of electoral material at the Supreme Court in response to the National Super Alliance president petition challenging the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Attend more to your health – Reps member tells Buhari

A member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to take more time and attend to his health if he still feels unwell to govern the country.

Sen. Uzodinma restates commitment to strong, virile PDP

The Chairman Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, on Tuesday assured party supporters of his commitment to a united, virile and unstoppable Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State.

Kenyan opposition to tell court technology enabled election fraud

Kenya’s opposition will argue before the Supreme Court that technology enabled rather than curbed election fraud, as it seeks to overturn a vote this month won by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Court bans Islamic instant divorce ‘triple talaq’

India’s top court on Tuesday banned a controversial Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives instantly, saying it was unconstitutional.

Sheriff’s faction urges PDP members to refrain from further legal action

A faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, loyal to former acting National Chairman of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has appealed to its members and supporters to remain calm and refrain from further legal action of any sort against the party.

Venezuela ‘congress in resistance’ rejects new assembly

Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress rejected the self-proclaimed lawmaking authority of a new legislative body elected last month at the behest of President Nicolas Maduro, widening the political divide in the crisis-hit country.

No Supreme Court order on stay of execution of Appeal Court verdict – APGA

Mr Sly Ezeokenwa, the Anambra State Legal Adviser to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), says there is no order of Supreme Court proclaiming `a stay of execution’, over, Aug. 16, 2017, Appeal Court decision.

Kenya opposition files case at Supreme Court challenging Uhuru’s re-election

Kenya’s opposition coalition went to the Supreme Court late on Friday to challenge the results of a presidential election which it says was rigged.

Venezuela’s deposed prosecutor flees to Colombia

Venezuela's deposed chief prosecutor and her husband have fled the country after she was dismissed by a controversial new legislative superbody.

Kenya opposition to file petition against presidential vote

Dozens of supporters of Kenya's opposition coalition have gathered around the Supreme Court building where lawyers are expected to file a petition contesting President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election.

Pro-Buhari protesters not rented crowd – Presidency

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, has dismissed assertion that the presidency sponsored the group of Nigerians that embarked on solidarity protests across the country in support of the President.

10-year-old rape victim gives birth to baby girl

A 10-year-old rape victim whose plea for an abortion was rejected by India’s Supreme Court has given birth to a baby girl, a doctor said Thursday.

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Ekiti government to reconstruct Ado township roads

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APC: Governor Abiodun’s appeal court victory, true reflection of people’s wishes

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.

Anti-Ebola radio station closes down after broadcaster’s murder

A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.

Bayelsa guber: NGO preaches against violence, vote buying

Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.

Aisha Buhari counsels parents on moral upbringing of children

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.