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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Presidency faults election observers’ reports, insists President Buhari won

The Presidency yesterday insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari won the February 23 presidential elections with a clear margin.
European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Nigeria

Presidency reacts to EU report on Nigeria’s 2019 elections

The presidency has welcomed the report of the European Union (EU) on the 2019 general elections in Nigeria, promising to analyse it fully and act on the recommendations in the best interest of the country.
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Abacha loot: CSOs ask Buhari to fire AGF Malami over $15 million ‘dubious’ lawyers...

Some civil society organisations have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to find a replacement for Abubakar Malami, the attorney-general of the federation (AGF), over the payment of $15 million to lawyers he engaged for the repatriation of $321 million Abacha Loot.
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YIAGA to deploy PVT technology for Kogi, Bayelsa elections

YIAGA AFRICA, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) on Friday said it was set to deploy the Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) for the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.
YIAGA AFRICA's WatchingTheVote (WTV)

Supplementary poll: YIAGA expresses worry over possession of arms by thugs

YIAGA AFRICA, a Civil Society Organisation, has expressed worry over possession of small and light arms by political thugs during Saturday’s supplementary election in some states, Dr Hussaini Abdu, Chair, YIAGA AFRICA said this at a news conference on the outcome of the group’s observation during the supplementary election.
YIAGA AFRICA's WatchingTheVote (WTV)

Elections: YIAGA asks President Buhari to call military to order

YIAGA AFRICA has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to call the military to order.
YIAGA AFRICA's WatchingTheVote (WTV)

YIAGA AFRICA verifies 2019 election results

YIAGA AFRICA, a civil society organisation, on Wednesday verified the Presidential elections results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Foreign election observers at the Osun state governorship election

Election postponement: International, local observer groups hold secret meeting in Abuja

Following the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC’s) decision to postpone the 2019 General Elections, the international and local observers for the polls met on Saturday, at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.
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US, UK, EU call for peaceful Nigerian elections

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has said the UK and other foreign missions are in Nigeria because they want the election to be successful.

Lack of funds, zoning robbed us of our parties’ tickets – Young aspirants

Some young aspirants who vied for tickets of some political parties in the just-concluded primaries of the parties on Friday said they were cheated by leadership of the parties.
YIAGA AFRICA's WatchingTheVote (WTV)

Civil society decries exclusion of women, youths in party primaries

A Civil Society Organisation, YIAGA AFRICA, on Friday expressed worry over high rate of exclusion of women and youths at the just concluded party primaries in Nigeria.
YIAGA AFRICA's WatchingTheVote (WTV)

2019: YIAGA expresses concern over low voter turnout

Mr Moshood Isah, Media Officer of YIAGA AFRICA, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), on Monday expressed concern over the recurrent culture of low voter turnout during elections in the country especially as the 2019 elections approaches.
Osun Election

Osun election: INEC prosecution threat minimised vote buying – observer

An election observer in the September 22 Osun State governorship election, which was declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the Commission’s threat to arrest and prosecute vote-buyers helped minimised the menace during the exercise.
Osun Election

Osun election: INEC’s announcement on votes correlates with our’s – YIAGA

A civil society organisation, YIAGA Africa, says the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) official announcement on votes cast for the Osun election is overall consistent with its observation.
YIAGA Africa, a Civil Society Organsiation, says Saturday’s governorship election in Osun is an improvement on previous polls.

Group: Osun election improvement over Anambra, Ekiti guber

YIAGA Africa, a Civil Society Organsiation, says Saturday’s governorship election in Osun is an improvement on previous polls.

Osun guber: INEC’s ban on phones will reduce vote buying, selling – CSO

YIAGA Africa, a Civil Society Organisation, said the Independent National Electoral Commission’s ban on phones in voting booths during the Osun governorship election would reduce vote buying and selling.
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Osun guber: Political parties urged to shun hate speech

Ahead of the Sept. 22 Osun governorship election, an NGO, Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA Africa), has appealed to political parties to shun hate speech and violence before, during and after the exercise.

INEC: Osun’ll be testing ground against vote buying

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the conduct of the Osun State governorship election will be a testing ground against vote buying.

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Man admits robbing with toy gun

An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday remanded a 21-year-old man, Samson Obinna, who allegedly used a toy gun to rob another man of a cell phone worth 40,o00.
Brazilian football player Neymar (C) arrives on crutches at the Women’s Defence Precinct in Sao Paulo, Brazil on June 13, 2019 to testify after Brazilian Najila Trindade filed a complaint against him on May 31, saying he assaulted her after inviting her to visit him in Paris. – Brazilian police said on Thursday they had filed a defamation suit against the woman who has accused football star Neymar of rape, after she insinuated the force was corrupt. (Photo by ARI FERREIRA / AFP)

Neymar three-match Champions League ban confirmed

Brazilian star Neymar will miss three Champions League matches next season, UEFA confirmed Wednesday, as punishment for insulting a referee following Paris Saint-Germain’s collapse against Manchester United.
Manchester United have confirmed that attacking midfielder Juan Mata has signed a new deal with the club that sees him tied to Old Trafford until 2021 with the option to extend for an additional year.

Juan Mata signs new Manchester United deal until 2021

Manchester United have confirmed that attacking midfielder Juan Mata has signed a new deal with the club that sees him tied to Old Trafford until 2021 with the option to extend for an additional year.

Philippe Coutinho: I’m not sure I will remain in Barcelona

Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho has revealed that his future at the club remains uncertain.
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Adidas loses EU court battle over ‘three stripes’ design

The court, the EU’s second-highest tribunal, upheld a 2016 ruling by the bloc’s intellectual property regulator cancelling the registration of the three-stripe design as a trademark following a challenge by a Belgian shoe company.