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Winning Back Trust in Nigeria’s Rescheduled Elections

Winning Back Trust in Nigeria’s Rescheduled Elections

By Nnamdi ObasiOnly hours before polls were to open, Nigeria's electoral commission postponed elections scheduled for 16 February by one week. In this Q&A, Crisis Group's Nigeria expert Nnamdi Obasi says the commission and other authorities must act now to win back trust and reduce risks of violence. What happened? Nigeria's 84

Shettima vows to continue campaigns despite convoy attack

Shettima vows to continue campaigns despite convoy attack

Governor of Borno State Kashim Shettima has vowed to return to Gambaru Ngala notwithstanding lasts week’s attack on his convoy last week by a Boko Haram splinter group. “Leadership requires courage. I will go back to Gamboru Ngala next week and ready to pay the supreme price if need be and I will not be […]
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[PHOTOS] Buhari Meets Service Chiefs, Northern Governors

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday held a meeting with the service chiefs, Inspector General of Police and the governors of Adamawa, Borno and Kaduna States. The meeting was held inside Aso Rock, according to a tweet from the Presidency. One of the governors at the meeting shared photos from the meeting on his verified Twitter handle. […]
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Why Buhari is angry with INEC boss ― Secondus

THE National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari is angry with that Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmoud Yakubu because he has refused to implement the rigging plan of the All Progressive Congress (APC). Speaking at the opening session of the […]
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Measles outbreak kills 136 in Philippines

Health officials in the Philippines say more than 130 people, mostly children, have died of measles and 8,400 others have fallen ill in an outbreak largely blamed on vaccination fears. Infections jumped by more than 1,000 per cent in metropolitan Manila, the densely packed capital of more than 12 million people, in January compared with the previous year. Aljazeera […]
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Agbaje laments Lagos transportation mess, promises better deal

Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, Mr. Jimi Agbaje (OON), on Tuesday, lamented the transportation difficulties being encountered by residents of the state, assured them that his government would provide the formula for succor. Agbaje gave this assurance in a statement issued by the Directorate of Media and Publicity of his […]
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BREAKING: Zenith Bank records N193.424bn profit after tax

Zenith Bank Plc, one of Nigeria’s tier one lenders announced a profit after tax of N193.424 billion for the year which ended December 31, 2018, from N173 billion in 2017. While profit before tax rose from N199 billion in 2017 to N231 billion in 2018, the bank’s gross earnings dipped from N745 billion in 2017 […]
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