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Stakeholders want Police to investigate compromised INEC officials working with Obasanjo, PDP to rig polls

Alhaji Abubakar B Tsav leading other statesmen, compromising former diplomats, clergy etc held that former President Obasanjo and some persons in INEC are in a conspiracy to scuttle the election with a pre-determined outcome in line with the ex-President’s character and posture. Addressing a world press conference on Monday, Tsav …

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Pope Francis lifts suspension on Nicaraguan priest, poet

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Pope Francis has lifted the suspension imposed in 1983 on Nicaraguan priest and poet Ernesto Cardenal, the Vatican’s ambassador to Nicaragua said in a statement Monday. Nuncio Waldemar Stanislaw Sommertag said in a statement that Francis removed the canonical censures following a request from the 94-year-old …

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Kashmir tensions increase as 9 killed in fighting

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Tensions escalated in the aftermath of a suicide attack in disputed Kashmir, with nine people killed Monday in a gunbattle that broke out as Indian soldiers scoured the area for militants. Government forces surrounded a village in the southern Pulwama area on a tip that militants …

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INEC Rejected Offer of Free Logistics Support, Say Nigerian Engineers

By Chineme Okafor in Abuja The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) Monday said that it volunteered free support to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in planning and management of supplies and transport of electoral materials needed to conduct the rescheduled 2019 general election, but reportedly had its offer turned …

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