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Staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) confirm ballot papers for house of representatives during the electoral preparation at a local office of INEC in Port Harcourt, southern Nigeria, on February 22, 2019, a day before postponed voting day.Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Observers: 25 people killed in national elections

Nigeria is said to have lost no fewer than 25 lives during last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.

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“Those who see China as systematic rival or as a potentially hostile state have got it all wrong, they have chosen the wrong target and they are heading in the wrong direction,” Amb. Liu Xiaoming told the Centre for European Reform.

China says those who see China as hostile are wrong

China’s envoy to Britain on Wednesday said those who see China as a hostile state have got it all wrong and cautioned European Union states not to interfere in China’s domestic affairs over Hong Kong.

Obafemi Martins rejoins Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua

Nigeria forward Obafemi Martins has rejoined Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua as replacement for Odion Ighalo.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police rescue soldiers attacked by Boko Haram

The Nigerian police counter-terrorism unit in Base 8, Maiduguri, has rescued a patrol team of soldiers attacked by Boko Haram terrorists on Monday along Auno road.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor suspends FADAMA coordinator for ‘fraud’

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has suspended the Coordinator of the FADAMA III Project, Dr Cletus Nwakpu over alleged fraud ranging from financial and other official misconduct.
Timo Werner scored one last winning goal with his final touch for RB Leipzig on Saturday.

Chelsea plan £31.3 million striker signing to partner Timo Werner

Chelsea are keen to sign a striker from Real Madrid to further boost their attack, while Liverpool are targeting a USA international midfielder, according to Monday’s transfer gossip.