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ADDIS ABABA — Djibouti’s incumbent President Ismail Omar Guelleh has been re-elected, according to the provisional results released on Saturday. The country’s Interior Minister Moumin Ahmed Cheick told local media that the provisional results showed Guelleh to have won over 98 per cent of the vote. Voters on Friday went to the polls, which lasted until 7:00 p.m. local time as counting proceeded soon after. Confirmed results would be released by the Constitutional Council several...

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BENIN — The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo has commended President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of some of its members into boards of federal agencies and parastatals. The Assistant State Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr. Victor Osehido, made this known in a statement issued on Saturday in Benin. He quoted the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the party in the state, Col. David Imuse (rtd.), as appreciating the president for the appointment. The...

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MAKURDI — Former Information Minister Jerry Gana, Amb. Esther Audu, Humphrey Abah, and Adakole Ijogi, all former members of the PDP, formally rejoined the party and were re-admitted on Saturday in Makurdi. The ceremony took place at the party’s North Central Zonal Congress at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi. Speaking on behalf of the returnees Prof. Gana, the former chairman of the then federal orientation agency, MAMSER, said they were delighted to be back into...

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IBADAN — Gov. Babangana Zulum of Borno says Nigeria will continue to be united in spite of its many challenges. Zulum said this on Saturday in Ibadan during a courtesy visit to his Oyo State counterpart, Gov. Sheyi Makinde. The governor appealed to those fomenting trouble in parts of the country to desist forthwith and allow peace to reign, adding that nobody could predict what would happen in times of crises. He called on the...

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Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governor’s Forum have demanded an urgent devolution of powers and restructuring of Nigeria, saying the security situation in the country has worsened due to the incompetence of the government. The demands are contained in a communique jointly signed by the governors after the five hours of the closed-door meeting. The governors said that Nigerians were more divided along ethnic and religious lines more than ever before, lamenting that...

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Six governors of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), have visited Zamfara State in an effort to persuade the state Governor, Bello Matawaller not to join the ruling All Progressives Congress. The governors who visited Matawalle included, Seyi Makinde of Oyo, Nyesom Wike of Rivers, Bala Mohammed of Bauchi, Darius Ishaku of Taraba, Umar Fintiri of Adamawa and Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto, were in Government House Gusau on Wednesday. The governors were reported to have spent...

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GUSAU —Three All Progressives Congress (APC) governors on Monday visited Zamfara to inaugurate some projects. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the visit came amidst reports that Gov. Bello Matawalle was set to dump the Peoples Democratic Party for the APC. The governors, Alhaji Mai-Mala Buni of Yobe; Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa and Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, each inaugurated houses named after their states. According to NAN reports, 18 detached houses were built...

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ABUJA — A U.S.-based Mechanical Engineer, Mr. Godswill Nwankwo, has declared his intention to contest the seat of the country’s president in the 2023  election. Nwankwo made his intention known on Monday in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. He said that his intention was borne out of concerns to build on existing structures and improve the standard of living in the country. According to the intending presidential aspirant,...

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Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State has renewed calls for peace and harmony before, during, and after the Easter festivity. A statement by his Press Secretary Humwashi Wonosikou said the governor urged the people to imbibe the lessons of sacrifice and tolerance embedded in the festivity. The governor urged citizens of the state to tolerate each other despite their differences. “As we celebrate the commemoration of the central event in the history of Christendom;...

ABUJA — The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the National Identification Number (NIN) is not mandatory for voter registration. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made the clarification while fielding questions from journalists in Abuja on Thursday. Yakubu said that NIN was only a means of identification for registration as listed in the Electoral Act. “I want to make this important clarification. NIN is not going to be made mandatory for voter registration. “This is...

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