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Rescue workers examine the hull of a ferry that overturned in Lake Victoria, Tanzania September 21, 2018, in this still image taken from video. Reuters TV-via REUTERS

Tanzania ferry death toll rises to 151

The death toll after a ferry capsized in Lake Victoria has risen to 151, state-run TV station TBC said Saturday as rescue workers pressed on with the search to find scores more people feared drowned.

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Islamic cleric sues for peace during elections

A respected Islamic cleric, Dr. (Sheikh) A.A. Usman has appealed to Nigerians to embrace peace and not violence during the 2019 general elections.
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Police deploy more personnel in CBN in Ekiti, warn against security lapses

The Ekiti State Police Command has said it has increased security around the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Ado Ekiti branch, where election materials retrieved following the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections Saturday are deposited.

PDP: President Buhari, APC out to truncate democracy

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alerts Nigerians that the Buhari Presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) plot to trigger widespread political crisis to derail our democratic process and plunge our nation into anarchy.

APDA backs INEC for credible election

The Kano state chapter of the Advance Peoples Democratic Alliance ( APDA ), on Monday, threw its weight behind the postponement of the 2019 general election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), saying it will enable the Commission to conduct a more credible, free and fair elections that will be acceptable to Nigerians.

Adamawa PDP chieftain kidnapped by unknown gunmen

An Adamawa Peoples Democratic Party’s chieftain, Chief Emmanuel Pentecost Agiso, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.