Zamfara gov candidate ejects displaced persons taking shelter in his houses for voting Buhari

“I have asked all the IDPs residing in my Shinkafi houses to immediately pack out because they are not serious in life.
“These are people who had to leave their villages due to insecurity caused by a government that could not provide such basic necessity to them, yet they went and sold their votes at the last elections trying to bring back the same gang,” he claimed.

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Igbo Traders Attacked in Lagos

However, on the Lagos Island, social miscreants otherwise called area boys , attacked some Igbo traders over accusation that they did not vote for President Buhari in Saturday’s election.
The miscreants, who were armed with dangerous weapons such as  cutlasses, broken bottles, woods and knives, struck at about 9.am at five streets:  Oluwole, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Tinubu, Bamgbose and Alli streets, taking  the traders unawares.

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Igbo traders threatened in Ibadan, compel to swear an oath to vote for APC In Ibadan

Igbo  traders in Iwo were deprived from carrying out their daily commercial activities. Several spots in the market where most of the traders businesses were empty.
A female trader who spoke with Vanguard on the condition of anonymity, lamented that  they were being subjected to hardship, noting that they earned their living and took care of their family from whatever proceeds they made daily.

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Coca-Cola sales volume declines in Nigeria

Coca-Cola HBC the parent company of The Coca-Cola Company in Nigeria said its sales volume in Nigeria has continued to nose-dive in a highly competitive environment.
The global Coca-Cola company made this disclosure in its 2018 full year result released penultimate week, but stated that its Group volume increased by 4.2 percent in emerging markets, the volume also increased by 4.3percent with growth in all countries except Nigeria.

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Nigeria arrive in Larnaca for Cyprus Women’s Cup

The Super Falcons side arrived in Larnaca on Tuesday morning ahead of their 2019 Cyprus Women’s Cup opener against Austria on Wednesday.
Having left Nigeria on Sunday, the African queens traveled through Cairo, Egypt, where they had an unscheduled day-long stopover before they hit the Cypriot city.

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Barcelona beat Real Madrid 3-0 to reach Copa del Rey final

Luis Suarez scored twice on Wednesday as Barcelona inflicted another defeat on Real Madrid to move within touching distance of winning a record fifth consecutive Copa del Rey.
Madrid were the better side for at least half of a wild Clasico at the Santiago Bernabeu but three goals conceded in 28 chaotic, second-half minutes sent Barca through to the final with a 3-0 victory, 4-1 on aggregate.

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Apc wins 62 senatorial seats, PDP wins 35

The results, which were officially released by the Independent National Electoral Commission in the senatorial districts, showed that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party had won 35 seats in the ninth Senate.
The Young Progressive Party won a seat in Anambra State.
In the South-West, out of the 17 results released so far, the APC had won 14 seats, while the PDP clinched three. The commission has yet to release the result of the Ondo South election, which was declared inconclusive.

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States with highest, lowest voter turnout revealed

Only 34.75 per cent of registered voters actually voted in the just concluded Presidential elections, according data released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the percentage represents 28,614,190 people who cast their votes during the elections.

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Atiku Rejects Election Results, Heads To Court

Atiku, in a statement he personally signed early Wednesday morning, said if he had lost in a free and fair election, he would have called the winner, President Muhammadu Buhari within seconds of his being aware of the outcome of the exercise.
He said, “if I had lost in a free and fair election, I would have called the victor within seconds of my being aware of his victory to offer not just my congratulations, but my services to help unite Nigeria by being a bridge between the North and the South.

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I Was Gang-Raped By Eight Students – UNILAG Student

It reports that Miss Z (name withheld), a 19-year-old student of the institution made the revelation while giving evidence during the trial of five students over the alleged crimes.
The students are -Moboluwaji Omowole, 19, Chuka Chukwu, 19, Peace Nwankama, 19, James Aguedu, 20 and Osemeka Josephine, 20.
They face a three-count charge of defilement of a child, permitting the defilement of a child in a premises and procuration.

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Big Brother Naija 4 online audition ends today

MultiChoice Nigeria announced an online audition for BBNaija 2019 after a two-day physical audition, which held between Friday, February 1, 2019, and Saturday, February 2, 2019.
The BBNaija 2019 online audition lasted three days, kicking off on Monday, February 25, 2019, and lasted till Wednesday, February 27, 2019.
The criteria for the online audition include

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PDP Protests Selective Use of Card Readers in Northern States

The party’s concerns were expressed by its agent, Chief Osita Chidoka, who argued that since the 5.1 million restrained votes were more than the 3.9million votes margin of win scored by President Muhammadu Buhari, it had become necessary to review the outcome of the election and consider the suspension of the declaration exercise.

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Don’t Humiliate Opposition, Buhari Tells Supporters

The president who made these remarks at the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign office in Abuja at about 5am, told his supporters that victory was enough reward for them.
Buhari who said he was saddened by the loss of some innocent Nigerians during the elections, noted that the election was relatively peaceful but for the activities of those he described as troublemakers whom he said attempted to disrupt the polls.

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Ekweremadu wins 5th Senate term

Ike Ekweremadu, the Peoples Democratic Party candidate and deputy senate president has been declared winner of Enugu West Senatorial District for the fifth time in Saturday Presidential/National Assembly elections.
Ekweremadu polled 86,088 votes to defeat his closest rival, Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who scored 15,187 votes.

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Despite Boko Haram’s threats Buhari floors Atiku in Borno

Despite the Saturday several missiles fired in the capital city of Maiduguri on the morning of presidential election by the Boko Haram terrorists, the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari is defeating his closest rival for the election, Atiku Abubakar with wide margin of votes in the 7 local government areas so far collated in Maiduguri.
In the results which has been so far collated from the 7 out of the 27 local government areas, President Buhari polled 71,944 to beat Alhaji Abubakar who scored 3,348 votes.

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Toxic Alcohol kills 130 Indian Tea Workers

At least 130 people have died and more than 200 are being treated in hospital after drinking toxic bootleg alcohol in north-eastern India, officials said.
Some 35 people were reported dead in the state of Assam on Sunday, days after about 100 people died in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Ten people have been arrested over the bootleg drink, a police official said.

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Pope Francis compares sex Abuse to human sacrifice

Clergy guilty of abuse were “tools of Satan”, the Pope said, pledging to face every case with “utmost seriousness”.
Child sex abuse, he said, reminded him of the ancient religious practice of child sacrifice in pagan rites.
Bishops would now review and strengthen their guidelines to prevent abuse and punish perpetrators, he added.

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Messi scores 50th career hat-trick in Barcelona win

It was yet another masterful performance from Messi, who now has 44 hat-tricks for the Blaugrana to go with his six for Argentina.
This latest treble means he now has 32 hat-tricks in La Liga, just two behind the record holder Cristiano Ronaldo, 12 years on from his first against Real Madrid in March 2007.

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INEC Office On Fire In Osun

The attack occurred hours after the conclusion of the presidential and senatorial elections in the state
The suspected hoodlums reportedly stormed the electoral office at about 3 am, shooting at the Commission’s office and destroying parts of its property.
Some of the items destroyed include ballot papers and boxes which were burnt and two generator sets.

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