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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...

Why I joined APC, says Ojukwu’s son

Emeka Ojukwu, son of late Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, has said that he joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ensure that the southeast occupied its...

Atiku calls presidential bid reports ‘fake news’

A former Nigeria vice president Atiku Abubakar has denied reports that he has declared to run in the 2019 general elections as a presidential...

Q & A with Olusegun Obasanjo

Nigeria's former president Olusegun Obasanjo is known for his public letters to sitting presidents. In 2013 he wrote a letter to Goodluck Jonathan condemning...

Weah heads for presidential run-off in Liberia

Former soccer star George Weah was set to win the first round of a presidential election in Liberia after the elections commission said on...

Amended Ugandan law allows Museveni to seek re-election

Ugandan legislators voted late on Wednesday to amend the country’s constitution to allow 73-year-old leader Yoweri Museveni to extend his rule, potentially guaranteeing him...

657,000 PVCs abandoned in Oyo State

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Oyo State on Thursday said a total of 657,267 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) were yet to be...

Atiku joins PDP

Former Nigeria vice president Atiku Abubakar has announced his formal return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He did the switch in the format of the...

New SA president Ramaphosa vows anti-corruption fight

Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as South Africa’s president in a parliamentary vote on Thursday and pledged to tackle endemic corruption after scandal-ridden Jacob Zuma...

Nigerian senate recalls troubled Ndume

The Nigerian senate has resolved that suspended Senator Ali Ndume of the ruling party APC should resume sitting on Wednesday. Although the senator last week,...

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Police discover illegal firearm factory in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has arrested three suspects after discovering an illegal firearms factory in Shenagu Village, the News Agency of Nigeria...

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