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Stakeholders in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday, unveiled a new agenda aimed at repositioning the organisation into purposeful, focused and result-oriented opposition body that would champion the cause of governance in Nigeria

CUPP wants INEC to adjust timetable for Ondo, Edo polls

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the electoral commission, INEC, to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties.
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Oscar 2021: Genevieve Nnaji, Akin Omotoso named Academy members

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy, Mr Eazi, others make VGMAs nominees’ list

Nigerian musicians, Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy and Mr Eazi, have been nominated for this year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs).

INEC publishes final list of 73 presidential candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the names of Nigeria’s presidential candidates and their running mates who will be contesting the February, 2019 presidential elections in the country.

2019: List of presidential candidates and their political parties

On Friday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said a total of 79 candidates will be contesting the 2019 presidential election.
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United Payments facilitates use of American Express in Nigeria

Unified Payments (UP), Nigeria’s premier payments and financial technology company, yesterday announced it is now offering American Express (Amex) Card acceptance to merchants in Nigeria.

INEC extends voters registration, registers 23 new political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday announced the extension on the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) to August 31 from August 17 it had earlier announced.

Sierra Leone polls: Presidential run-off to hold March 27

Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission (NEC) has announced March 27 for run-off in the country’s presidential election as no candidate scored mandatory 55 per cent votes in the March 7 election.

Opposition candidate leads in Sierra Leone with 75% result declared

The National Electoral Commission of Sierra Leone on Sunday released 75 per cent of the result of the presidential election held in the country on Wednesday, showing the opposition candidate, Julius Maada Bio is now ahead, with a narrow lead over the candidate of the ruling party, Samura Wilson Kamara.

APC, SLPP lead in Sierra Leone’s elections

The National Electoral Commission of Sierra Leone has started releasing the results of the March 7 general election with All Peoples Congress (APC), and Sierra Leone People Party (SLPP) leading other parties.

Liberia’s George Weah rolls out early appointments

Less than 24 hours after his inauguration, Liberia’s President George Weah, announced seven appointments, including that of former Senate Pro-Tempore Gbezohngar Findley, as Foreign Affairs Minister.

Ex-President Obasanjo in Monrovia for George Weah’s inauguration

Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo has arrived in Monrovia for the swearing-in of Liberia’s President-elect, Mr. George Weah.

Liberia runoff: Change is on – George Weah

Former football superstar, George Weah, took to his Facebook page to react to provisional results of Tuesday’s presidential runoff polls in Liberia.

Liberian presidential runoff free, fair – ECOWAS, AU

The ECOWAS Election Observation Mission to Liberia has released its preliminary report on Tuesday’s presidential runoff polls in the country, declaring it as peaceful, transparent and fair.

‘We are on the verge of making history’ – George Weah assures supporters

George Weah, former Liberian footballer presidential aspirant has told his supporters that they are on the verge of making history.

Liberia run-off: Ex-President Jonathan meets candidates

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has sued for peace and transparency in Tuesday’s presidential run-off election in Liberia.

Liberian rerun: Police say threat level low

The Liberia National Police has allayed fears of possible violence in Tuesday’s presidential run-off election, saying the threat level “is very low’’.

US predicts violence in Liberia election, warns nationals

The U.S. government, through its embassy in Monrovia, has warned of possible violence before or after Tuesday’s presidential run-off elections in Liberia.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest father over ‘incarceration’ of 30-year-old son

The Police Command in Kano, says it has arrested a father, Aminu Farawa, for allegedly incarcerating his 30-year-old son, Ahmed Aminu, for seven years without proper feeding and medication.
The transportation commissioner, Frederick Oladeinde, made this known at the 2020 ministerial press briefing held in Lagos.

Lagos reverses 10% service charge for trips in e-hailing platforms

Lagos State Commissioner for Transport, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, hinted that the state government has reversed the plan to impose 10 per cent service charge on every trip made through e-hailing platforms like Uber and Bolt, just as the commencement date for the implementation of the levies to be imposed on the operators was moved by a week to August 27, 2020.
On the podium are Governor, Obaseki (left) and Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu (right), acknowledging cheers from his supporters in Ward 7, Agbede, Etsako West Local Government Area (LGA) of Edo State, during the party campaign rally in Edo North Senatorial District.

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki urges electorate to stay to defend their vote

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has urged the electorate in the state to go out and vote massively on the Sept 19, governorship election.

Premier League breaks silence on Newcastle takeover collapse

Premier League CEO Richard Masters has said Newcastle's proposed new owners turned down the league's offer of independent arbitration regarding their takeover bid, resulting in the collapse of the club's sale.
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Former Abia governorship candidate dumps APGA for APC

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia State in 2015 and 2019 elections, Alex Otti, has declared for the All Progressives Congress (APC).