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The All Progressives Congress on Tuesday held its final campaign ahead of Saturday’s Bayelsa State governorship election. At the event, which took place at the Ox-Bow Lake Pavilion in Yenagoa, Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, was recognised by APC leaders at the rally as the deputy governorship candidate of the party despite being disqualified by an Abuja […]

At least 70 people have been killed in Guinea during protests ahead of the 2020 presidential election, Amnesty International said on Wednesday. The deaths have occurred since 2015, during various demonstrations against President Alpha Conde’s plans to amend the constitution to run for a third term, the human rights organisation said in a statement. In […]


November 13, 2019

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company has said that the 4,000 megawatts generated in Nigeria daily cannot meet the electricity needs of Nigerians. Head of Corporate Communications, EEDC, Mr Emeka Eze, said this while reacting to an allegation that it was deliberately providing poor services to the customers in the zone. Eze said that the country […]

A man was shot dead south of Beirut after the army opened fire to disperse protesters blocking roads, nearly a month into an unprecedented anti-graft street movement. The victim “succumbed to his injuries” in hospital, the National News Agency said, the second death during the nationwide protests that have paralysed the country. The army said […]

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has asked the Committee on Appropriations to lay its report on the 2020 budget on November 26, for consideration and passage before the end of the month. Lawan, who stated this at plenary on Tuesday, commended the various committees for rounding off their budget defence sessions on the schedule. […]

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