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30 Oct 2019
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Nigeria's general election Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the dismissal of his appeals by the country's highest court on Wednesday for lacking "merits". 72-year-old Atiku, a former ally of the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, 76, described the judgment as a part of the "challenges" Nigeria must…
20 Aug 2019
The Supreme Court Tuesday struck out an appeal filed by Nigeria's opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate Atiku Abubakar challenging the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal’s dismissal of their request to access the INEC “central server”. PDP and Abubakar alleged that the "server” housed the results of the poll electronically transmitted by the Independent National…


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President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday will become the first French head of state to take part in commemorations of the massacre by Paris police of protesters at a rally 60 years ago against France's rule in its then-colony Algeria. The events of October 17, 1961 were covered up for decades and the final death toll…
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Radio station Urooj once teemed with journalists producing news bulletins, but since the Taliban came to town, Ebrahim Parhar sits alone, broadcasting hours of religious sermons. Parhar launched Urooj, which means "The Rising" in Pashto, in the western city of Farah six years ago, carefully selecting a diverse range of programmes for an audience long…
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday recorded 167 new cases and two additional deaths from the coronavirus pandemic. This is contained in data released by NCDC on Saturday morning. The Public Health Agency said that with the new fatalities, the death toll from the virus in the country now stands at 2,769.…
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A thief in a tractor has led police on a destructive chase through suburban streets and onto train lines in Australia, after allegedly stealing motorbikes from a shopfront. Queensland Police released dramatic footage of the moment a farm vehicle ploughed into a motorbike store's window early Friday morning in Ipswich, west of Brisbane. According to…
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Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has given reasons why he created three metropolitan authorities outside the conventional local government administration.