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Egypt’s Abdel Fattah al-Sisi promises quick end to Sinai military operations

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi promised on Saturday to end military operations against jihadists in the Sinai Peninsula "as soon as possible".

Egypt says 3 troops killed fighting militants in Sinai

Three Egyptian soldiers, including an officer, were killed on Tuesday while fighting militants in the northern Sinai Peninsula as part of a countrywide military offensive announced earlier this month, the army said.

Egypt army kills 16 jihadists in Sinai

Egypt’s army said Sunday it had killed 16 jihadists and detained 34 more in the Sinai Peninsula since launching a major operation against them on Friday.

Explosion in Egypt’s Sinai kills six soldiers – army

Six Egyptian soldiers died when their vehicle exploded during a raid against "terrorists" in restless North Sinai province, the army said Thursday.

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Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State governor, has exercised his voting right in his home town, Epe, Lagos State in Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.

Prisons Comptroller speaks on alleged ballot box snatching in Lagos

The Comptroller of Prisons, Lagos State Command, Tunde Ladipo, says there are no cases of ballot box snatching by political thugs in all the places his team visited during the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.
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

Elections: We’re satisfied with process so far – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it is satisfied with the ongoing conduct of the elections so far from the reports it has received from the 36 states and FCT.

Election: Senator Shehu Sani loses polling unit with wide margin

Shehu Sani is seeking re-election to the Senate under the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) while Uba Sani is vying on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Malfunctioning smart card readers mars voting in llorin

Hundreds of eligible voters’ in several parts of Ilorin metropolis were unable to cast their votes at the commencement of voting on Saturday following malfunctioning of smart card readers.