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Tambuwal wins Sokoto Governorship poll with a margin of 341 votes

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples Democratic Party has narrowly won the governorship election in Sokoto state. He won with a slim margin of 341 votes. Aminu Tambuwal, won after collation of results from 22 Local Governments Areas (LGAs), where supplementery elections were held. Results collation for the Sokoto State governorship …

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Kano Supplementary Election: BBC, TVC Journalists Assaulted, Many Wounded, PDP Kicks

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Kano State has rejected the ongoing supplementary governorship election holding in 28 local government areas. Chairman of PDP in the state, Rabiu Bichi, who addressed journalists in Kano said the party rejects the election because it was characterised by violence and intimidation of …

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President Deby of the Republic of Chad fires Military Chief after Boko Haram killed 23 soldiers

President Deby fires Military Chief after Boko Haram killed 23 soldiers President Idriss Deby of Chad has fired his armed forces chief of staff following a Boko Haram attack that left 23 soldiers dead. . Deby fired Brahim Seid Mahamat and his two deputies by presidential decree after six years …

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Abike Dabiri welcomes first grandchild

Abike Dabiri- Erewa the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, has just welcomed her first grand child. Oladipo, Abike’s son and his spouse, Ayomide who is the daughter of Ogun state governor, Ibikunke Amosun, welcomed their first child not long ago – the lovely couple …

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Supplementary Election In Adamawa State Has Been Postponed Indefinitely

The supplementary election scheduled for Saturday, March 23, in Adamawa State has been postponed indefinitely. This is as a result of a suit filed against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by Mustafa Shaba, the governorship candidate of the Movement For Restoration and Defence for Democracy (MRDD). Shaba had sued …

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FG closes case against Walter Onnoghen

The Federal Government has closed its case against Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). Although, the prosecution led by Mr. Aliyu Umar (SAN) had proposed to call six witnesses to prove its case against the defendant, it closed its case after calling three of them. Umar announced his …

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Brazil ex-president Michel Temer arrested in corruption probe

Former Brazilian President Michel Temer has been arrested in São Paulo as part of a massive corruption investigation. Mr Temer, a 78-year-old lawyer who was in office from 2016 to 2018, is being investigated in several cases. He has consistently denied any wrongdoing. His arrest was considered imminent after he …

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Fire razes building, numerous cars in Surulere Lagos

There’s been a fire outbreak in a building in Babs Animashaun, Surulere, Lagos. The fire reportedly broke out after a gas explosion. The extent of the damage is yet to be confirmed but numerous cars were reportedly gutted by the blaze. An eyewitness, Ohis shared thus:   Live. This is …

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Harvard sued by ‘descendant of slave for profiting off of photos’

The descendant of a black American slave has sued Harvard University, claiming the college profits off images of her alleged ancestor. The pictures, commissioned in 1850 by a professor seeking to prove that blacks were an inferior species, is believed to among the first photos of US slaves. Tamara Lanier’s …

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EU slams Google with €1.5 billion anti-trust fine

The European Union has slammed Google with another €1.5 billion anti-trust fine, for hindering competition.     The recently penalty is the third in a series of billion-dollar penalties the US tech giant has faced for hindering competition. The European Commission on Wednesday ordered Google to pay €1.5 billion ($1.7 billion) for …

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