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Election: UN sues for calm, patience among Nigerians

The United Nations (UN) has sued for calm and patience among Nigerians, as they head to the polls today to vote in the Presidential and National Assembly elections.
Special Representative for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas. UN Photo

West Africa: Shining example of peace, democracy in Africa – UN

The United Nations has described the West African region as shining example of peace consolidation and democracy on the continent making the positive role of ECOWAS recognised.
Foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama

Geoffrey Onyeama: Muhammadu Buhari committed to free, fair 2019 elections

Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, says President Muhammadu Buhari is absolutely determined to ensure free and fair 2019 general election.

Sierra Leone polls: NEC meets political parties, observer groups

The Sierra Leone National Electoral Commission (NEC) on Friday conducted officials of political parties and some observer groups round its results management facilities and Tally Centre in Freetown.

UN chief Antonio Guterres commends Nigeria on Boko Haram suspects’ trial

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has congratulated the Government of Nigeria on conducting trials of Boko Haram suspects, and urged it to ensure due process and transparency by granting access to human rights observers.

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Operations were temporarily shut down Saturday at the new terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja when sensors erroneously triggered anti-fire powders, which disrupted passenger facilitation.

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President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari says cycle of violence benefits nobody

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over “the latest needless violent clashes between Jukuns and Tivs in Taraba State, and Fulani, Genjon and Bachama in Adamawa State resulting in arson, injuries and deaths”.