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CAF Names Gabon AFCON 2017 Host

CAF Names Gabon AFCON 2017 Host

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, has confirmed that Gabon will host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Issa Hayatou, CAF president, announced this on Wednesday at a CAF ceremony. Although Libya was earlier slated to host the competition, security concerns had led CAF to withdraw its hosting rights in August last year. CAF then

Impeachment: Fayose Will Respond -PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said that Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti State governor, will respond to the impeachment notice served on him by members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly. Olisa Metuh, National Publicity Secretary of the PDP stated that the impeachment notice must be properly served on the governor who he said, will

Al-Qaeda Frees Prisoners In Yemen

The Islamist sect, Al-Qaeda, has burst into a prison in southeastern Yemen, freeing about 270 prisoners, including one of its leaders.  A key figure in the Al-Qaeda ranks, Khalid Batarfi, who had been in prison for about four years was part of those that escaped jail in Hadramount province, Yemen on Thursday. Batarfi is infamous

Ijaw Youths Declare Support For Buhari

The president of the Ijaw Youth Council, Udengs Eradiri, has urged Ijaw youths across the country to shun all acts of violence as Gen. Muhammadu Buhari emerged president-elect. After congratulating Buhari, Eradiri confirmed that the ijaw Youth Council would support the incoming administration of Buhari just as it supported the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan.

INEC: Election Results Update

Bayelsa State LGAs: 8 NO of POLITICAL PARTIES: 14 REG. VOTERS: 605,637 ACCR VOTERS: 384,789 AA:45 AD:69 ACPN:38 ADC:116 APA:70 APC:5,194 CPP:44 HOPE:18 KOWA:52 NCP:95 PDP:361,209 PPN:62 UDP:20 UPP:35   VALID VOTES: 367,067 VOTES CAST: 371,739 REJECTED VOTES: 4672   Cross River State   Cross River LGAs: 18 NO of POLITICAL PARTIES: 14 REG. VOTERS:

APC Wins Ogun State Presidential Election

The announcement was made by the state’s collating officer, Professor Duro Oni, the Deputy Vice chancellor Management Services of the University of Lagos, in Abuja: “Ogun has 20 local governments. There are 14 political parties and the total number of registered voters are 1,709,401. The number of accredited voters is 594,975. The votes scored by

Election: Buhari Urges Supporters To Be Peaceful

The All Progressives Congress, APC’s presidential candidate, Mohammadu Buhari, has urged all supporters of his party to abstain from violent conducts throughout the elections. Buhari called for peaceful conduct throughout the elections during his address at the North East Zonal Presidential Campaign Rally in Bauchi State on Tuesday. “I call on all the APC supporters

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