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Cross River rerun: INEC confirms kidnap, release of presiding officer

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed the abduction of the Supervisory Presiding Officer (SPO) in riverine Afafanyi/Igonigoni Ward of Cross River and hijack of election materials by unknown gone. The violent incident, according to INEC hampered...

El Salvador general admits army carried out El Mozote massacre

A retired Salvadoran general on Friday acknowledged for the first time that the armed forces were responsible for a notorious 1981 massacre of nearly 1,000 people during the country’s civil war. Juan Rafael Bustillo, a former commander of...

Imo guber ruling: We will push President Buhari, National Assembly to amend electoral law – APC

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has disclosed that the party will push President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly to insert in the electoral law that any Independent National Electoral Commission...

Ogun government warns against farming in forest reserves

The Ogun government says it will no longer permit farming and erection of permanent structure in its forest reserves. The state Commissioner for Forestry, Mr Tunji Akinosi, stated this at a meeting with the Ijebu Plank Sellers’ Association...

2021: Governor Akeredolu dares APC to drop him and lose Ondo

Ahead of next year’s election governorship election in Ondo State, in which his position is being eyed by some interested party members, the state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Saturday dared the leadership of the All Progressives Congress...

Police arrest ‘kidnappers’ of Ogun council transition committee member

The Ogun State Police Command on Friday paraded four suspected kidnappers who abducted a member of the Local Government Transition Committee, inaugurated by Governor Dapo Abiodun recently. The suspects were paraded at the State headquarters of the Police...

Akwa Ibom re-run: INEC says dissapointed at disruptions in polling units

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, in Akwa Ibom state, has expressed disappointment over the disruptions reported in Ukana West (Ward 11), Units 5, 8, and 9 as well as Ikpe Annang (Ward 5), Unit 12 in...

Niger Senator sends SOS to President Buhari over killing of constituents by bandits

A member of the National Assembly, Senator Mohammed Musa, has cried out over the invasion of a local government area in his Niger East Senatorial district by bandits resulting in the killing of scores of his constituents. He...

Frank Lampard: Chelsea lost ground when Eden Hazard left

Frank Lampard says Chelsea need to sign new players in the January transfer window after they survived a late scare to beat Hull 2-1 in the FA Cup fourth round. Despite Michy Batshuayi’s early opener and Fikayo Tomori’s...

Boko Haram: Leah Sharibu gives birth to baby boy

Christian teenager Leah Sharibu who was abducted from her boarding school in north-eastern Nigeria by Boko Haram insurgents, gave birth to a baby boy early Saturday, according to a report. On February 19, 2018 at 5:30 pm, 110...

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