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Kano PDP Aggrieved By Outcome Of Governorship Election, Rejects Result

  The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kano have expressed dissatisfaction at the conduct of the governorship election which produced a candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Umar Ganduje as the winner. The PDP, at a press conference in Kano, rejected the results and vowed to contest the outcome at the election … Continue reading Kano PDP Aggrieved By Outcome Of Governorship Election, Rejects Result

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Supplementary Elections: Extensive Electoral Security Problems Were Observed, Says EU

    The European Union (EU) has said that extensive electoral security problems were observed in the recently concluded supplementary elections.  According to a report by the EU’s Election Observation Mission (EU EOM), parts of Kano were largely inaccessible to EU observers, citizen observers and journalists were also obstructed. The EU noted in its report that it … Continue reading Supplementary Elections: Extensive Electoral Security Problems Were Observed, Says EU

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Alleged Sexual Abuse, Sodomy In Maiduguri Prison: Shettima Constitutes Investigative Committee

  The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has constituted an eight-man committee to investigate allegations of sodomy, forced abortion and sexual abuse at the Maiduguri maximum Security prison. This followed a damning and detailed account of happenings in the prison, as reported by one of the inmates Charles Okah, through human rights lawyer Femi Falana. … Continue reading Alleged Sexual Abuse, Sodomy In Maiduguri Prison: Shettima Constitutes Investigative Committee

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Bayelsa Mourns Literary ICON, Gabriel Okara, Declares Three Days Of Mourning

  Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has described the death of famous poet and novelist, Dr. Gabriel Imomotimi Okara as a great loss to the state and Nigeria. Governor Dickson stated that as a mark of honour, his government has declared three days mourning for the late Okara beginning from Monday to Wednesday this … Continue reading Bayelsa Mourns Literary ICON, Gabriel Okara, Declares Three Days Of Mourning

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Parliament Support ‘Not Sufficient’ For Third Brexit Vote – May

  British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday said there was “still not sufficient support” in parliament for her to bring her Brexit deal back to parliament for a third vote. “As things stand there is still not sufficient support in the House to bring back the deal for a third meaningful vote,” May told … Continue reading Parliament Support ‘Not Sufficient’ For Third Brexit Vote – May

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Trump Signs US Recognition Of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

  US President Donald Trump on Monday signed a proclamation recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, a border area seized from Syria in 1967. “This was a long time in the making,” Trump said alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the White House. US recognition for Israeli control over the territory breaks … Continue reading Trump Signs US Recognition Of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

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Trump Happy After Mueller Clears Him Of Russian Collusion

  The White House was jubilant Monday after the massive Russian collusion probe cleared President Donald Trump, freeing him to campaign for reelection — and tell Americans that he was right all along. “It’s a great day for America,” Trump’s spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told CNN. Trump has been under the cloud of potentially historic scandal … Continue reading Trump Happy After Mueller Clears Him Of Russian Collusion

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Russia Accuses US Of Plotting ‘Coup’ In Venezuela

  Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Monday accused the United States of plotting a “coup” against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in a dispute over Russian military assistance for the crisis-hit country. Lavrov said in a statement he had complained of “attempts by Washington to organise a coup d’etat in Venezuela” during a telephone conversation with … Continue reading Russia Accuses US Of Plotting ‘Coup’ In Venezuela

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‘We Will Name, Shame Delegates Of Sexual Offenders’, Fayemi’s Wife Warns

  Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Bisi Fayemi has warned sexual offenders and their delegates that the state will name and shame those found culpable in cases of rape and sexual offences. The governor’s wife stated this on Monday at a forum in Ado the Ekiti State capital linked to the 2019 International Women’s Day. She … Continue reading ‘We Will Name, Shame Delegates Of Sexual Offenders’, Fayemi’s Wife Warns

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Baby Elephants Find New Life, Love At Kenyan Orphanage

Luggard, a lively three-year-old, limps behind the rest of his ragtag troupe of orphan elephants, halting to graze or rub against a tree.

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