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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