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Today’s supplementary election holding at Ibeju-Lekki is marred by low voters turnout. The election is to determine who represents Ibeju-Lekki Constituency One in the Lagos State House of Assembly. Our man who is covering the election reports that sensitive electoral materials arrived early in most of the polling units. Electoral officers also arrived on time […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State will be conducting supplementary election in nine polling units of Ibeju-Lekki State Constituency One tomorrow. A statement signed by the State Resident Electoral Commission, Mr Sam Olumekun says the initial election became inconclusive as a result of over-voting in nine polling units covering two Registration Areas […]

The Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ademola Adeleke, as the winner of the poll. The Tribunal made the declaration today after dismissing a preliminary objection against the petition of the PDP and Senator Adeleke, challenging the September 2018 governorship election in the state. The preliminary […]

Today, the attention of world leaders will be drawn to the plight of over six hundred million people who are without safe drinking water as the world observes the 2019 World Water Day. The Day was set aside by the United Nations General Assembly in 1993. World Water Day is coordinated by UN-Water in collaboration […]

The National Population Commission (NPC) has commenced another phase of Enumeration Area Demarcation (EAD) in 23 states across the federation as part of the preparations for Nigeria’s next census. The Acting Chairman of the Commission Alhaji Hassan Bashir told newsmen in Abuja that the exercise is part of the commission’s preparation for the forth coming […]

As Nigerians join the rest of the world to mark this year’s Down syndrome day, Parents and Caregivers have called on the Federal Government to implement the disability law, in order to protect the rights and interest of Persons Living with Down syndrome in the country. The day was created to bring together people with […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has conveyed to the National Assembly his decision to decline assent to five bills. Stating several reasons, Mr Buhari said he would not assent to the Nigerian Film Commission bill, Immigration Amendment bill, Climate Change bill, Chartered Institute of Pension Practitioners bill and the Digital Rights and Freedom bill. His letters of […]

Over one hundred and seven people have been confirmed dead from flash floods and landslides in the Papua Province of eastern Indonesia Meanwhile, the search for 93 missing others is focusing on residential areas buried by mud, rubble and wooden logs. Spokesman of joint command post for emergency relief efforts at the province Dodi Sambodo, […]

The death toll in a building collapse in a southern Indian town has risen to four, with more people still feared trapped. The three-storey building in the town of Dharwad in southern India’s Karnataka state collapsed while under construction yesterday , burying dozens of people, most of them workers at the site. Indian Police reports […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Bauchi state has received an order from a Federal High Court in Abuja, restricting it from regenerating the disputed result of Tafawa Balewa local government area of the state. The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Ibrahim Abdullahi, disclosed this at a press conference at the Prof. Mahmood Yakubu Conference Hall, INEC Headquarters […]

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