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BBNaija: Biggie slams Tacha, Ike, others

BBNaija housemates, Tacha, Ike and Joe received strikes and warning for inappropriate behavior displayed during the ongoing fourth season.

German minister urges signal against nationalism in EU poll

German Foreign Minister, Heiko Maas, has called on the electorate to reject nationalist forces as elections to the European Parliament kicked off on Thursday.

Egyptian voters urged to allow President el-Sissi rule until 2030

Egyptian pro-government media urged a "yes" vote Sunday, the second day of a nationwide referendum that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court dismisses Senator Anyanwu’s suit against Governor-elect Ihedioha

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, Imo state capital has dismissed a suit filed by Senator Sam Anyanwu representing Imo East senatorial districts, challenging the emergence of Imo state Governor-elect, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party.
A man gets his thumb marked to indicate he has voted at one of the polling unit in Lagos on March 9, 2019. – Nigerians are voting for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence. Elections for governors are being held in 29 of Nigeria’s 36 states, for all state assemblies, plus the administrative councils in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

Sokoto rerun: Voting disrupted at Kofar Atiku polling unit

Voting was disrupted at Kofar Atiku polling unit 009, Sokoto, following attempts by a party agent to influence an aged voter to vote for his candidate.
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Election peaceful in Rivers communities

The governorship and state assembly elections in some wards in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area, Rivers was peaceful as accreditation and voting commenced simultaneously in the area at 8 a.m.

Bayelsa records peaceful elections amid voter aparty

Accreditation and voting have commenced in most parts of Bayelsa State with Governor Henry Seriake Dickson also casting his vote at his Toru-Orua voting unit in the House of Assembly election.

Osun elections: Suspected cultists disrupt voting in Ilesha

Suspected cultists a few minutes after voting commenced on Saturday invaded a polling centre in Ilaje, a neighborhood within Ilesha metropolis of Osun State and disrupted the election.
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Nigerians return to polls to elect governors, state lawmakers

Nigerians go to the polls on Saturday for the second time in a fortnight for the governorship and state assembly elections, against a backdrop of tensions and fears of violence.
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

Voting commences in 77 Zamfara polling units Sunday

The ongoing security crises, including armed banditry, late arrival of election materials and card reader failures in some parts of the state, were blamed for the failure to conclude the polls alongside many other states on Saturday.

Voting peaceful amidst large turnout in Sokoto

Voting in the ongoing Presidential and National Assembly in going on peacefully in Sokoto State with large turnout of voters.
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Elections: Exercise hitch-free in Bauchi

Accreditation and voting commenced on schedule in some polling units in Bauchi metropolis in today’s Presidential and National Assembly polls.
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Election: Turn out of voters impressive in Kebbi

Accreditations and voting commenced simultaneously in most polling centres across the state as the Presidential and National Assembly elections got underway with an impressive turnout.
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Nigeria’s opposition urges military to stay away from election

Nigeria's top opposition candidate urged the military not to be involved in the upcoming presidential election, saying the army "has no role to play in the conduct" of the poll.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to extend its exploration to six basins in the country.

Election postponement: INEC needs to be serious – Senator Buhari

The Senator representing Oyo North Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Abdulfatai Buhari, who is contesting on the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), on Saturday, declared that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) needs to sit up and focus on its responsibility so that they would not constantly subject Nigerians to unwarranted discomfort.

10 dead, 15 injured in Maiduguri attacks

Ten people have lost their lives including two suicide bombers when insurgents attacked Maiduguri.

NIMC: Nigerians to pay for national e-ID card from 2022

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says Nigerians will begin to pay for the issuance of national identity card in 2022.

NIMC: Payment for National e-ID Card begins in 2022

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), says payment for issuance of National Identity Card would begin in 2022.

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Customs intercepts elephant tusks, buffalo horns, others

The Adamawa/Taraba Zonal Command of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized rare but outlawed items as well as more widely traded but contraband items across the two states constituting the command.

US tech industry leaders: French digital service tax harms global tax reform

Major tech firms and U.S. tech industry groups said on Monday that France’s new digital services tax undermines the global tax regime and multilateral efforts to reform it.

Femi Adesina, Garba Shehu, Lauratta Onorchie reappointed presidential media aides

Mr. Femi Adesina and Mallam Garba Shehu have been reappointed as Special Adviser on Media and Publicity and Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, respectively by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Floods claim five lives in Jigawa

Thousands of residents have been displaced in Guri, Kirikassamma and Birnin Kudu council areas, the Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency, Sani Ya’u, told reporters on Tuesday.
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APC reacts to EFCC raid of former Lagos governor’s home

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the search conducted by the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) at the Epe home of a former governor of Lagos, Akinwunmi Ambode.