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Buhari defeats Atiku in Kwankwaso’s LGA

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano state has defeated People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Saturday Presidential and National Assembly election in Madobi local government area of...

Sun Feb 24th, 2019     Read More →

Nigerians await winner of presidential vote after polling problems

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Nigeria on Sunday awaited results from its presidential election as civil society groups warned that disorganisation and violence may have undermined the polls. Trained staff of the Independent...

Sun Feb 24th, 2019     Read More →

Updated: Results from polling units

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As voting ended yesterday, the Independent and National Electoral Commission, INEC, swooped into action by collating and announcing polling units results from different parts of the...

Sun Feb 24th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Thugs storm INEC office, burn ballot boxes

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Alleged political thugs, Sunday stormed the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Oriade local government area, Osun state, and set all the ballot boxes on...

Sun Feb 24th, 2019     Read More →

Leah’s parents tearfully expect a miracle

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…as Christians mark daughter’s one year in captivity By Sam Eyoboka LAST Tuesday made it exactly one year since Leah Sharibu was kidnapped with 109 other teen school girls from their...

Sun Feb 24th, 2019     Read More →

Hausa Christians remember Leah Sharibu

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By Sam Eyoboka LEAH THE DAUGHTER OF ZION UNTO GOD’S GRACIOUS AND ABLE HAND WE STILL COMMIT YOU! Leah Sharibu For one year because of her faith in CHRIST…Nigeria needs Leaders that...

Sun Feb 24th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari loses in Aso Rock as Atiku fails to win polling unit

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By Our reporters •I will win – President •Ex-VP; I am set to take over •Violence forces INEC to postpone polls in parts of Lagos, Rivers, Anambra, others President...

Sun Feb 24th, 2019     Read More →

Nigerians wait for election results as polls close

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Nigerians on Saturday waited to hear who their next president will be as voting in delayed elections drew to a close and the counting began. Results from nearly 120,000 polling stations were being...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Boko Haram/ISWAP claims attack on Maiduguri during election

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Boko Haram’s Islamic State-backed faction on Saturday claimed responsibility for a rocket attack on Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria, just hours before voting began in the country’s...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria begins count in presidential elections

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Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections on Saturday, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

YIAGA AFRICA decries arrest, detention of election observers in Kaduna, Yobe,

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… ballot snatching in Rivers, vote buying in Kogi By Levinus Nwabughiogu &Victoria Ojeme ABUJA-An election observer group, YIAGA Africa has decried the arrest and detention of...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Elections: Unprecedented massive turnout witnessed in Damaturu

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DAMATURU – As early as 6am this morning, eligible voters in Damaturu, the capital of Yobe state trooped out in thousands to exercise their civic right . Accreditation has commenced in most...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

BUHARI Vs ATIKU: How they may win

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By Dirisu Yakubu Abia Abia state, South-East Nigeria is a stronghold of the PDP. With Governor Okezie Ikpeazu seeking a fresh four years mandate, the odds are clearly in Atiku’s...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Is Nigeria worth dying for? Boko Haram’s agony, Inec’s stress: My Saturday ordeal

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BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI Is Nigeria worth dying for? May the patriotism in me not allow me question my belief in the entity called Nigeria. However, circumstances compel one to sometimes ask...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Ballot box snatchers should be treated like armed robbers, Senator Adeyeye defends Buhari

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BY HENRY UMORU Senator Olusola Adeyeye has reacted to the attacks on President Mohammadu Buhari for directing the military to be ruthless at ballot box snatchers. The Osun State senator backed the...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →