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PDP sues INEC, NIS, interior minister over presence of Nigerien governors at APC rally

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has filed a suit against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Minister of Interior and the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the attendance of two Nigerien governors at the APC rally in Kano.
President Buhari gets heroic welcome at APC Campaign rally in Kano State on 31st Jan 2019-7

Presidency: Foreigners at APC campaign shows President Buhari’s influence across Africa

Office of Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has said the presence of two governors from Niger Republic was a show of the president’s trust across the African continent.
President Buhari gets heroic welcome at APC Campaign rally in Kano State on 31st Jan 2019-8

INEC: Niger Republic governors in Kano did not violate any law

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the presence of some governors from Niger Republic ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign rally in Kano state did not violate any Nigerian law.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP accuses President Buhari of exposing Nigeria to external security threats

Nigeria’s opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Friday said the desperation of the President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress to retain power has exposed the country’s security apparatus to danger.

Niger launches mass polio vaccination drive

Niger has launched a mass polio vaccination campaign targeting more than three million children under five after new cases were detected, an official said on Friday.
Cholera kills 61 persons in Yobe

Niger says cholera epidemic has killed at least 68 people

The ministry this week said it has registered more than 3 690 cases of the disease, which is caused by contaminated food or water and can kill within hours if untreated.

Niger cholera outbreak claims 67 lives

A cholera outbreak in Niger has killed 67 people since July out of thousands of recorded cases, the UN said on Thursday, citing health ministry figures.

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Delta APC factions unite ahead of elections

Ahead of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Delta State, leaders of the various factions of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta State have signed an agreement, resolving to work together to deliver the party’s candidates.
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US planes carrying aid for Venezuela land in Colombia

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Kaduna community deserted after death of 66 people

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APC chairman shot dead in Benue

Unknown gunmen have reportedly murdered Boniface Okloho, the All Progressives Congress chairman in Ohimini LGA of Benue State.
Rescued miners sit in a tent after rains flooded mines west of Harare [Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi- AP Photo]

Eight rescued from flooded Zimbabwe gold mines

Eight miners have been rescued from two flooded mine shafts west of the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, officials have said, although dozens more miners are still missing and feared dead.