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Agbaje, Ambode Sign Peace Deal Ahead Of Elections

Agbaje, Ambode Sign Peace Deal Ahead Of Elections

Two governorship candidates in the forthcoming general elections in Lagos State on Monday signed a Peace Pledge committing them to non-violence before, during and after the elections. The Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Jimi Agbaje and All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Akin Ambode signed the plede at the official residence of the

Yousafzai Malala Calls For Urgent Action to Free Chibok Girls

Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai on Sunday called for global support to help release more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram, as they marked 300 days as hostages. “As we mark this tragic 300th day of captivity for hundreds of kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls, I call on people everywhere to join me in demanding

U.S ‘Deeply Disappointed’ By Election Postponement – John Kerry

Following INEC’s postponement of the general elections initially scheduled to hold in February, the United States has said it is ‘deeply disappointed’ by the decision. In a statement posted on the Department of State’s website, the Secretary of State, John Kerry noted that “political interference with the Independent National Electoral Commission” is unacceptable, calling on

May 29 Sacrosanct, Says President Jonathan

The Nigerian President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has reassured the nation of his commitment to the sanctity of May 29, 2015 as the terminal date of his first term in office. This is following the adjustment of the dates for the 2015 general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from February 14 and 28