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Zamfara Election: ‘Hope Is Not Lost After Court Nullification’, Fayose Says

  Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has expressed delight at the nullification of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 elections in Zamfara State by the appeal court. Fayose was quoted in a statement on Monday, through his Media Aide, Lere Olayinka, that, “Hope appears not lost for democracy in Nigeria after all.” … Continue reading Zamfara Election: ‘Hope Is Not Lost After Court Nullification’, Fayose Says

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Oshiomhole Tells APC Elected Lawmakers To Support Buhari’s Economic Policies

  The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has called on elected members of the House of Representatives under the party, to use the ‘overwhelming’ numerical strength to support the economic agendas of President Muhammadu Buhari. Oshiomhole made the charge during a meeting between the party leadership and the elected, re-elected … Continue reading Oshiomhole Tells APC Elected Lawmakers To Support Buhari’s Economic Policies

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Court To Hear AAC’s Suit On Rivers Election March 28

  The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned a case on the governorship election in Rivers State till March 28 for hearing. Justice Inyang Ekwo fixed the date on Monday following an ex parte motion by the governorship candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in Rivers, Mr Biokpomabo Awara. In the motion, … Continue reading Court To Hear AAC’s Suit On Rivers Election March 28

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18 Killed As Floods Ravage Iran Provinces

  The death toll of floods that have swept across most Iranian provinces has risen to 18 with more than 70 injured, the country’s emergency services said Monday. National Emergency Service chief Pirhossein Koolivand said the casualty toll in the southern city of Shiraz was 17 dead and 74 injured, while another person was killed … Continue reading 18 Killed As Floods Ravage Iran Provinces

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Thai Ex-PM Thaksin Alleges Election Marred By Irregularities

  Thailand’s election was marred by “irregularities” and “rigged” to ensure the military retain their political grip on the kingdom, former premier Thaksin Shinawatra told AFP in an interview on Monday. “Everyone knows in Thailand, everyone international that observed the election in Thailand, knows that (there) is irregularities,” he told AFP in English. “What we … Continue reading Thai Ex-PM Thaksin Alleges Election Marred By Irregularities

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Cannavaro Under Pressure As China Coach After Second Defeat

  Fabio Cannavaro’s short reign as China coach could already be over after the hosts were beaten for the second time in five days on Monday and again failed to score. The World Cup winner was put in charge 10 days ago, but local media had speculated that the China Cup amounted to an audition … Continue reading Cannavaro Under Pressure As China Coach After Second Defeat

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AAC Deputy Governorship Candidate In Rivers Resigns, Joins PDP

  The deputy governorship candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Mr Akpo Yeeh, has announced his resignation from the party. Mr Yeeh made the announcement in a letter dated March 25 and addressed to the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu. He, thereafter, said he has decided to join … Continue reading AAC Deputy Governorship Candidate In Rivers Resigns, Joins PDP

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Dortmund Dismiss Reports Linking Sancho To Man United

  Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has dismissed rumours that 19-year-old rising star Jadon Sancho is set for a move back to Manchester. English youngster Sancho has flourished since joining Dortmund from Manchester City two years ago, and recently signed a contract extension which keeps him at the German club until 2022. Yet Sancho, who picked … Continue reading Dortmund Dismiss Reports Linking Sancho To Man United

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Court Adjourns El-Zakzaky’s Trial Indefinitely

  The Kaduna State High Court has adjourned sine dine the trial of the embattled leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat. The adjournment followed the appointment of the trial judge, Justice Gideon Kudafa, as a member of the Election Petition Tribunal in Yobe State. El-Zakzaky and his wife were … Continue reading Court Adjourns El-Zakzaky’s Trial Indefinitely

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Again, Russia Denies Meddling In US Elections

  The Kremlin on Monday reiterated denials that Moscow interfered in the 2016 US presidential election after Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report found conclusive evidence of Russian meddling. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists he had not seen the report but Russia’s “principled position on this matter is well known: our country has not interfered … Continue reading Again, Russia Denies Meddling In US Elections

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