INEC Is Up To Mischief, Says Rivers APC

  The Rivers faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Says it has received with mixed feelings, INEC’s timeline for concluding the governorship and state assembly elections that started on March 9. According to the party, INEC has not shown sufficient good faith in the way it brought the collation to an abrupt stop without cogent, … Continue reading INEC Is Up To Mischief, Says Rivers APC

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Supplementary Elections: IGP Deploys 23 Top Officers To Supervise Polls Across States

    The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has directed the Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police and their respective Commissioners of Police in states where supplementary elections are taking place to ensure that adequate mechanisms are in place towards ensuring a safe and secure environment for the conduct of … Continue reading Supplementary Elections: IGP Deploys 23 Top Officers To Supervise Polls Across States

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Fire Engulfs 45 Houses In Jigawa

    An inferno engulf forty-five houses in Barebari village of Ringim Local Government of Jigawa state. The Executive Secretary of The state Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) in Jigawa state, Mr Sani Yusuf confirmed the story in an interview with channels television. According to him, the fire started when wind blows over a local cooking … Continue reading Fire Engulfs 45 Houses In Jigawa

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British Police Probe Attacks On Mosques In Birmingham

A sledgehammer-wielding man was seen smashing windows at two mosques in Britain’s second city Birmingham and three more have been similarly vandalised overnight, the police said Thursday. Counter-terrorism officers are investigating attacks on the mosques in different areas in the central English city, West Midlands Police said in a statement. The force added the incidents … Continue reading British Police Probe Attacks On Mosques In Birmingham

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54 Killed As Ferry Sinks In North Iraq

  At least 54 people died when an overcrowded ferry carrying families sank Thursday in a swollen river in northern Iraq during Kurdish New Year celebrations, officials said. Another 28 people were missing after the disaster on the Tigris in the city of Mosul, according to an interior ministry official who did not want to … Continue reading 54 Killed As Ferry Sinks In North Iraq

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EU Leaders Mount Pressure On British MPs Over Brexit Deal

  European leaders piled the pressure on British MPs Thursday to back a divorce deal they have negotiated with Prime Minister Theresa May, warning that the alternative was a cliff-edge exit from the EU next week. May has asked EU leaders for a three-month delay to Brexit to allow her to try one more time … Continue reading EU Leaders Mount Pressure On British MPs Over Brexit Deal

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EU Leaders Mount Pressure On British MPs Over Brexit Deal

  European leaders piled the pressure on British MPs Thursday to back a divorce deal they have negotiated with Prime Minister Theresa May, warning that the alternative was a cliff-edge exit from the EU next week. May has asked EU leaders for a three-month delay to Brexit to allow her to try one more time … Continue reading EU Leaders Mount Pressure On British MPs Over Brexit Deal

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Man Remanded In Prison Over Alleged Vote-Buying In Kwara

  Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court in Ilorin has ordered that one Abdulsalam Abdulkadri be remanded in Mandala Prison. The judge gave the order on Thursday during the arraignment of the suspect by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Abdulkadri is standing trial for alleged vote-buying during the March 9 … Continue reading Man Remanded In Prison Over Alleged Vote-Buying In Kwara

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Brazil’s Ex-President Michel Temer Arrested Over Corruption

  Brazil’s ex-president Michel Temer was arrested Thursday as part of a sprawling anti-corruption probe that has already claimed dozens of political and corporate scalps, media reports said.  Temer, the predecessor of current President Jair Bolsonaro, was Brazil’s most unpopular leader ever and faced a number of corruption accusations on leaving office last year. Police … Continue reading Brazil’s Ex-President Michel Temer Arrested Over Corruption

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General Elections: 1119 Persons Arrested During 2019 Polls – Police

    A total of 1,119 persons were arrested in connection with electoral offences during the Feb. 23 and March 9 elections across the country, police and military authorities confirmed on Thursday. ACP Frank Mba, the police spokesman, disclosed this at a joint news briefing by spokespersons of the police and the military at Defence Headquarters … Continue reading General Elections: 1119 Persons Arrested During 2019 Polls – Police

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