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Liberia’s Supreme Court halts presidential run-off poll

Liberia’s Supreme Court has stayed next week’s presidential run-off election until it considers a challenge to first round results by a losing candidate who...

Oyo House of Assembly speaker Adeyemo dies

The Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Michael Adeyemo, is dead. He died on Friday, multiple sources confirmed. Adeyemo, a lawyer, was elected...

Nigeria senate president Saraki announces exit from APC

Senate president Bukola Saraki finally bowed out of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday, after weeks of speculations. “I wish to inform Nigerians that,...

Sokoto governor Aminu Tambuwal quits APC

Sokoto State governor Aminu Tambuwal has formally defected from All Progressives Congress (APC) to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), an action long expected. Tambuwal made the...

Former Nigerian senator Kanti Bello dies

A former Nigerian senator from the northern state of Katsina, Kanti Bello, has passed on. The two-time lawmaker died on Tuesday morning at the age...

23,000 INEC makeshift staff for Anambra election

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 23,000 ad hoc staff will be deployed for the 18 November governorship election in Anambra. The INEC Resident Electoral...

Obanikoro quits PDP for APC

A former Nigeria Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, on Saturday in Lagos finally dumped the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the...

PDP suspends Ubah, as Kasamu gets query

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended Ifeanyi Ubah, its Anambra state gubernatorial aspirant and Senator Buruji Kasamu to face Disciplinary Committee. Ubah who was...

Zimbabwe president Mugabe sacks deputy

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has fired Emmerson Mnangagwa as vice president after he showed “traits of disloyalty,” his information minister said on Monday, removing...

Court restores suspended Omo-Agege to senate

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday nullified the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and declared it illegal. The senator representing All Progressives Congress...

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Reggae star Ras Kimono passes on

Nigerian reggae icon, Ras Kimono, has died, sources close to the musician said, according to multiple reports on Sunday. He was 60 years old. The...

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