EU Mission reports widespread violence, vote buying in Kano supplementary elections

Violence, vote trading and intimidation of voters characterised the February 23 supplementary governorship election in Kano State, the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) said on Monday in its report of the exercise monitored by 20 of its observers. The mission said it was disturbed that both the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and […]

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Ex- U.S President Clinton invites 8-year-old Nigerian chess champion, Tanitoluwa

Former US president, Bill Clinton, has invited eight-year-old Nigerian chess champion, Tanitoluwa Adewumi and his parents to his office in Harlem. Quoting a tweet by media personality, Kyle Griffin, Clinton said, “Refugees enrich our nation and talent is universal, even if opportunity is not.” This story made me smile. “Tanitoluwa, you exemplify a winning spirit […]

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France to host biggest dinner in Nigeria

The French Embassy in Nigeria on Tuesday said the country was set to host the biggest French dinner in Nigeria. Damilola Ayodeji, the Press Officer/Attaché of the French Embassy in Nigeria, said in a statement that the dinner, scheduled to hold on Thursday, was part activities to celebrate the 2019 International Francophone Week. This year’s […]

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Man Arrested For Throwing Baby Into Sea

Thai police arrested a Jordanian man who confessed to murdering his one-year-old son by strapping the child into a stroller and pushing him into the Gulf of Thailand, the country’s immigration head said Tuesday. The alleged infanticide occurred in the seaside town of Pattaya, where 52-year-old Wael Nabil Salman Zureikat was holidaying with his wife […]

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