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Former US President, Bill Clinton hospitalized over infection that spread to his bloodstream
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Former US President, Bill Clinton hospitalized over infection that spread to his bloodstream

Former US President Bill Clinton has been admitted at the University of California Irvine Medical Center's intensive care unit for a urinary tract infection that spread to his bloodstream. His doctors told CNN on Thursday October 14, that Clinton was in the ICU for privacy and safety, not because he needs intensive care. He is said to be in good spirits, talking to family and staff, and has been up and walking, according to both his doctors and his staff. A  joint statement released on Thursday evening by Dr. Alpesh Amin, chair of medicine at UC Irvine Medical Center, and Dr. Lisa Bardack, Clinton's personal primary physician read; "He was admitted to the ICU for close monitoring and administered IV antibiotics and fluids. He remains at the hospital for continuous monitoring. ...
President Muhammadu Buhari’s full 61st Independence Day speech
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President Muhammadu Buhari’s full 61st Independence Day speech

Read the press statement below... INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTY FIRST INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, FRIDAY 1ST OCTOBER, 2021. Citizens of Nigeria. 1. It is with full gratitude to God that today, we celebrate Nigeria’s sixty first Independence Anniversary. 2.?For 1st of October 1960 to happen, all hands were on deck. East, West, North all came together to celebrate freedom. Today should not only serve as a reminder of the day the British handed over the reins of power to Nigerians, but also unified Nigerians from all ethnic groups, religions and regions. 3.?Today, despite the challenges we face, most Nigerians still maintain the spirit of 1st October. That positive ou...
Footballer Dies During Morning Training On The Day He Was Meant To Leave Nigeria For Europe
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Footballer Dies During Morning Training On The Day He Was Meant To Leave Nigeria For Europe

21-year old Nigerian footballer, Okafor Kelechi has died just as he was selected to travel to Europe to play football, according to Vanguard. When Kelechi was selected alongside two of his football team members to travel to Azerbaijan, in  Eastern Europe where he was to be signed on to kick-start his career professionally he felt fate had finally smiled on him. The Anambra-state born started  with Lion heart Football Club domiciled in Ayobo community for three years, where he trained and honed his skills as a right full back,  and sometimes played as a central midfielder. Elated at the news which he described as prayer answered ,  kelechi started shopping for personal effects and other valuables   he would travel with, while his club processed all necessary travel documents. ...
FG Receives 699,760 doses of AstraZeneca
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FG Receives 699,760 doses of AstraZeneca

The federal government on Tuesday Augusy 17, received 699,760 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines donated by the UK government. Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) Dr Faisal Shuaib who spoke during the official hand-over of the vaccine, said it is the first tranche of the 1,299,760 expected from the UK Government through the COVAX facility. Shuaib said; “I am glad to inform you that last night, we received 699,760 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine donated by the UK Government. We are most grateful to the government and people of the UK for this gesture. “This vaccine will be deployed immediately to the States (after NAFDAC’s approval), and would be administered as second dose to those who had earlier rec...
COVID19 vaccines do not cause magnetism in bodies – NPHCDA boss, Dr Faisal Shuaib says
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COVID19 vaccines do not cause magnetism in bodies – NPHCDA boss, Dr Faisal Shuaib says

The Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaib, has dismissed reports claiming that the COVID19 vaccines when administered on a person, causes magnetism.   There have been widespread theories online suggesting that the COVID19 vaccines cause a body to become magnetic.   At a press conference in Abuja, Dr. Shuaib dismissed the claim saying it is the work of rumor mongers and mischief-makers. ''The anti-vaccination elements have come up with magnetic conspiracy, in which they claim, and are deceiving people with videos, that COVID-19 vaccine creates magnetic field around vaccination site and can cause the body to light up an electric bulb. As ridiculous as this and other conspiracy theo...
England’s entire cricket squad sent into isolation after three players and four backroom staff test positive for Covid
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England’s entire cricket squad sent into isolation after three players and four backroom staff test positive for Covid

England have announced a different squad for the upcoming limited-overs series with Pakistan after their original group was ruled out of action after seven members tested positive for Covid-19. On Monday evening, July 5, PCR tests were administered in which three players and four of the management tested positive, forcing the senior into isolation, The first ODI is on Thursday in Cardiff, live on Sky Sports Cricket, and will still go ahead with a new squad. The managing director of England men’s cricket, Ashley Giles, said: “It’s a great opportunity to play on the biggest stage, and for most of the players selected it’s not necessarily something they would have been expecting 24 hours ago. We’re in unprecedented territory, in terms of replacing an entire squad and managemen...
Joe Biden stops federal executions of prison inmates restarted under Trump
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Joe Biden stops federal executions of prison inmates restarted under Trump

The US government under Joe Biden has ordered a halt on federal executions that were resumed in 2020 under the Trump administration after a 17-year hiatus. The Trump administration carried out 13 federal executions during the former president's final months in office, before the Trump the last execution occured 17 years ago during the Bush Administration. However President Joe Biden, who appointed Merrick Garland, the US government's attorney general, has paused the executions while Garland also ordered a review of the rules around the death penalty Garland also ordered officials to review the drugs administered during lethal injection amid reports that prisoners may have experienced severe pain while dying. In issuing the moratorium, Attorney General Garland cited the ...
Abacha Didn’t Die from Eating Poisoned Apple from Prostitutes – Former Chief Security Officer, Major Al-Mustapha Narrates how Abacha died
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Abacha Didn’t Die from Eating Poisoned Apple from Prostitutes – Former Chief Security Officer, Major Al-Mustapha Narrates how Abacha died

Major Hamza Al-Mustapha (rtd), former Chief Security Officer (CSO) of late Head of State General Sani Abacha, has debunked popular claim of his former principal dying from eating a poisoned apple from prostitutes. Al-Mustapha who narrated how his late boss died in an interview with ThisDay, said the sudden collapse of the health system of Abacha started on June 7, 1998, right from the Abuja International Airport, immediately after one of the security personnel who accompanied President Yasser Arafat of Palestine shook hands with him. Narrating how Abacha died, the former CSO said; “Shortly after the hand shake, I noticed the change in the countenance of the late Commander-in-Chief, and I immediately informed the Aide-de-Camp, Lt. Col. Abdallah, who advised that we ...
President Buhari Receives Second Dose of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine at the State House
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President Buhari Receives Second Dose of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine at the State House

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the second dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. The president’s personal physician, Dr.Suhayb Rafidadi, administered the vaccine on the president at his official residence, State House, Abuja on Saturday, May 25. Buhari had received the first jab of the vaccination on March 6 where he was presented with his COVID-19 vaccination card by officials of the Federal Ministry of Health, who supervised the exercise. Faisal Shuaib, the executive director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), had said the second jab will ensure full protection against COVID-19. “We are advising all Nigerians who have received their first dose to check their vaccination cards for the date of their second dose, and ensur...
NAFDAC Approves Emergency Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID19 vaccine
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NAFDAC Approves Emergency Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID19 vaccine

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has granted approval for the emergency use of Janssen (Johnson and Johnson) COVID19 vaccine for Nigerians from 18 years. The Director-General of the agency, Professor Mojisola Adeyeye, made this known in a statement released in Abuja today May 18. “After a thorough evaluation, the NAFDAC vaccine committee concluded that the data on the vaccine were robust and met criteria for efficacy, safety and quality. The data also show that the vaccine’s known and potential benefits outweigh its known and potential risks thereby supporting the manufacturer’s recommended use. Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine is the third vaccine recommended in Nigeria for preventing COVID-19. The Janssen COVID-19 vaccine is administered as ...
Man Kills Pregnant Girlfriend, Newborn, Dumps Bodies in Sewage in Bauchi
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Man Kills Pregnant Girlfriend, Newborn, Dumps Bodies in Sewage in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a 34-year-old man, Lamido Gunduma, for allegedly killing his pregnant girlfriend and their baby in Jamaare Local Government Area of the state. Spokesperson of the command, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, May 14, said the suspect conspired with his friend to abort the girlfriend’s pregnancy which led to her death. "On 07/04/2021 at about 1200hrs one Saidu Iliyasu of Zubuki area Jamaare L.G.A, Bauchi came to Jamaare Divisional Headquarters and reported that on the 5/04/2021 his daughter, one Jamila Saidu 35yrs of the same address was declared missing following which a search party was organized, but to no avail," Wakil stated. "On the 08/04/2021 at about 1030hrs, her decomposed body was discovered...
Woman Arrested for allegedly Murdering her Three year old Stepson in Enugu
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Woman Arrested for allegedly Murdering her Three year old Stepson in Enugu

Police Operatives attached to 9th Mile Police Division in the Enugu state police command have arrested 29-year-old Nnenna Egwuagu of Umulumgbe in Udi L.G.A., pictured above, for allegedly administering a noxious substance to her three (3) years old stepson, one Wisdom Egwuagu, thereby causing his sudden death. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, states that her husband and father of the deceased child, one Justine Egwuagu, who reported the incident to the Police, alleged that the unusual actions of the suspect towards the child caused his death. ''Preliminary investigation shows that the suspect confessed to having administered the noxious substance to the child. She claimed that her action was due to her husband's inability to t...
Update: White Minnesota Police Officer who Shot and Killed Daunte Wright, has Resigned
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Update: White Minnesota Police Officer who Shot and Killed Daunte Wright, has Resigned

Kim Potter, the white Minnesota police officer who shot and killed Daunte Wright on Sunday April 11, has resigned from the Police Department, her union said in a statement on Tuesday, April 13. The city’s police chief, Tim Gannon, also announced that he was also resigning. In a letter that Ms. Potter sent to city officials on Tuesday, she said she was resigning immediately, the union said. “I have loved every minute of being a police officer and serving this community to the best of my ability, but I believe it is in the best interest of the community, the department, and my fellow officers if I resign immediately,” she wrote. Ms. Potter, 48, had been an officer with the Brooklyn Center Police Department for 26 years. She was first licensed as a police officer in Minnes...
Body camera video shows moment a female police officer shot and killed Daunte Wright, 20-year-old black man in Minnesota
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Body camera video shows moment a female police officer shot and killed Daunte Wright, 20-year-old black man in Minnesota

A police body camera captured the moment a female police officer shot and killed a 20-year-old black man during a weekend traffic stop near Minneapolis. Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, was fatally shot by officer Kim Potter on Sunday afternoon, April 11 during a traffic stop in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center. During a Monday afternoon press conference, Brooklyn Center’s police chief Tim Gannon gave law enforcement’s side of the story before releasing the video of the fatal shooting. Gannon said three officers stopped Wright and a passenger in a car with expired license-plate tags on Sunday night. After running Wright’s identification, officers found an outstanding warrant for an unspecified gross misdemeanor. One officer removed Wright from the car to...
FG Raises Alarm Over Fake COVID19 Vaccines From China
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FG Raises Alarm Over Fake COVID19 Vaccines From China

The Federal Government has raised alarm over three thousand doses of fake COVID19 vaccines sent to Africa from China. The Director of Hospital Services of the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), Dr. Adebimpe Adebiyi, made this known in a letter dated March 26, 2021, to the Chief Medical Directors/Medical Directors of Federal Tertiary Health Institutions. The letter in part reads “The Ministry is in receipt of a letter from the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 regarding the arrest of about 3,000 doses of fake COVID-19 vaccines which were Africa-bound from China. The report further indicates that the fake COVID-19 vaccines are already in circulation in Africa. To prevent the importation of fake vaccines, kindly note that the Nigeria Customs Service has designated Nna...
”I feel good”- Nigerian doctor who was the first to receive COVID19 vaccine shares his experience
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”I feel good”- Nigerian doctor who was the first to receive COVID19 vaccine shares his experience

Dr. Cyprian Ngong of the National Hospital, Abuja, was the first Nigerian to receive a jab of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID19 vaccine in Nigeria. He took the jab at the launch of the COVID19 vaccination ceremony which held at the Trauma center, National Hospital Abuja today March 5. The vaccine was administered to Dr Ngong by the Executive Director of the NPHCDA, Dr Faisal Shuaib, at the National Hospital in the nation’s capital. Speaking to newsmen after taking the jab, Dr Ngong said “You can see, I just took the vaccine now and I feel good. I have dreamt of taking the vaccine and I have taken the vaccine today. We’ve been at the forefront of the COVID-19 fight here in National Hospital at the Isolation Centre under the able leadership of the National Hospital,” said the medi...
Brazil Legend, Pele receives COVID-19 vaccine
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Brazil Legend, Pele receives COVID-19 vaccine

Brazil football legend, Pele, on Tuesday received his first dose of the COVID-19 and described it as an “unforgettable day”. The 80-year-old revealed this on his social media pages, along with a picture of him receiving the shot. Although Pele did not disclose where the dose was administered, he has been staying at his home in Guaruja, outside Sao Paulo, since the COVID-19 pandemic hit Brazil one year ago. “Today is an unforgettable day I received the vaccine! “The pandemic is not over yet. We must keep discipline to preserve lives until many people have taken the vaccine,” Pele said. Less than 4% of Brazil’s population has been vaccinated against the Coronavirus. The country has the second highest COVID-19 death toll in the world, nearing 260,000 victims.
Girl With Rapunzel Syndrome that Causes her to eat her Hair Gets Surgery after 19-inch Hair ball tears stomach lining
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Girl With Rapunzel Syndrome that Causes her to eat her Hair Gets Surgery after 19-inch Hair ball tears stomach lining

A girl in the U.K. who lives with Rapunzel Syndrome, had to undergo stomach surgery to remove a 19-inch long hairball. Rapunzel Syndrome is a mental health condition that causes a person to compulsively consume their own hair, resulting in an intestinal blockage. In this teenager's case, she suffered a tear in her stomach after the hair ball tore her stomach lining, according to ScienceAlert. After two fainting spells left the 17-year-old with a bruised face, she was administered to a hospital where professionals ruled out head trauma because of her enlarged abdomen and her complaints of belly pain. A CT scan found a large mass inside her "grossly distended stomach" and a tear in the lining. Doctors also discovered that the girl had a history of trichotillomania, which c...
Covid Vaccine Calculator Predicts Pandemic Won’t End for Another Seven Years
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Covid Vaccine Calculator Predicts Pandemic Won’t End for Another Seven Years

With the current rate of vaccinations, it is believed that by 2028, up to 75 per cent of world population will have been vaccinated with the Covid-19 vaccine. This suggests it will take until then for the global population to have reached a degree of herd immunity, which should lead to the virus being suppressed. Bloomberg's vaccination calculator also reveals that the United States could potentially reach herd immunity by as early as New Year's Day of 2022. The US has reportedly vaccinated around 8.7 per cent of the population, administering 1.3 million jabs per day. Currently, it's believed that around 4.5 million vaccine dosages are being administered across the States, with an estimated 119.8 million vaccines being delivered worldwide. The UK is hoping to vaccinate e...
They Give us Food all the Time, No Drugs – Coronavirus Patients in Niger
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They Give us Food all the Time, No Drugs – Coronavirus Patients in Niger

Coronavirus patients in Niger state have called out the state government over alleged poor treatments meted to them at the isolation center in Minna. According to The Nation, some of the patients who spoke to newsmen revealed that since their arrival at the isolation center, they have not received any single drugs for treatment of the disease. One of the discharged patients who was picked up from Zumba in Shiroro local government said that he was tested positive and quarantined at the isolation centre and that he was expecting to be treated and given drugs throughout his stay at the isolation centre but none was administered to him. “I expected that I will undergo some treatment, but apart from food, nothing was given to me in the form of treatment. They did not give me a sing...
President Buhari Swears-in new Head of Service, Folasade Yemi-Esan
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President Buhari Swears-in new Head of Service, Folasade Yemi-Esan

President Buhari today Wednesday March 4th, administered the oath of office on Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan as the new Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSF). Recall that last Friday February 28th, President Buhari confirmed Yemi-Esan as Head of the Civil Service of the Federation and also approved the retirement of Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, the immediate past Head of Service who is currently being investigated for alleged misappropriation of funds.
Nasri joins former Manchester City teammate Kompany at Anderlecht
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Nasri joins former Manchester City teammate Kompany at Anderlecht

The former France international completed an 18-month ban for doping offences in December 2018 Belgian side Anderlecht have confirmed the signing of former Arsenal, Manchester City and France midfielder Samir Nasri, reuniting him with his former City team-mate Vincent Kompany. The 32-year-old hasn’t played since leaving West Ham at the end of last season, six months after signing a short-term deal with the Hammers in January. He arrived at the London Stadium just as he completed an 18-month ban from football for doping offences, having tested positive for a banned substance in 2016 that he claimed had administered unknowingly.
NNPC closes recruitment portal, begins shortlisting of applicants
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NNPC closes recruitment portal, begins shortlisting of applicants

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Wednesday closed its portal for ongoing recruitment exercise and began shortlisting of applicants. Mr Ndu Ugahmadu, the Corporation’s spokesman disclosed this in a statement in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the portal was opened on March 13. The NNPC is an equal opportunity employers in the Oil and Gas Industry value chain, including exploration, refining, transportation and marketing of petroleum products. It recently placed advertisements to recruit some categories of new hands to strengthen its operations nationwide. The categories include: Graduate Trainee; Senior officer and Supervisory Cadre and Managerial Cadre. “The phase one of the ongoing recruitment exercise by the Nigerian National Petrol...
Update On Baba Suwe’s Health
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Update On Baba Suwe’s Health

Veteran actor and comedian Babatunde Omidina a.k.a Baba Suwe’sK health has improved and according to reports, the comic actor has just been discharged from the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH after intense medical treatment. One of the campaigners for funds raising on behalf of the ailing actor,  Yomi Fabiyi confirmed this and he wrote in a statement. I can confirm to you that efforts to quickly stabilize and/or completely treat him to full wellness by medical experts at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) at the instance of Minister of Health are yielding positive results as Baba Suwe can now walk without the stick, less pain and he is getting better. If further theraphy are administered and medications adhered to, he will come out completely of the major a...
Woman Left in Coma After Nose Job Procedure In Mexico
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Woman Left in Coma After Nose Job Procedure In Mexico

A Dallas woman, Laura Avil, is fighting for her life, as she is currently in a coma after she went to Mexico for a nose job procedure. According to TMZ, real estate agent travelled to Ciudad Juarez last month to save some cash on the plastic surgery, as it’s significantly cheaper there. Her attorney, Larry Friedman, revealed the anaesthesia used on her was administered incorrectly and way too early. The clinic staff left Laura under anaesthesia for hours because the head doc was running late. As a result, Laura suffered severe brain swelling and went into a coma. Laura was stuck in Mexico for 8 days before her family could finally transfer her to a hospital in El Paso, TX, where doctors revealed she’d have to be kept alive with breathing tubes and machines, or be taken off life...
Italy Star Rossi Tests Positive For Banned Substance
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Italy Star Rossi Tests Positive For Banned Substance

Italy striker Giuseppe Rossi is facing a doping ban after testing positive for the banned substance dorzolamide, media reports said Tuesday. Rossi Rossi, who has played 30 times for the Azzurri in a career blighted by knee injuries, tested positive following an Italian league match between his team at the time, Genoa, and Benevento on May 12. READ ALSO: Mbappe loses appeal against three-match ban Dorzolamide is commonly found in eye drops. Its use is permitted if the athlete obtains a therapeutic use exemption, although if not applied to the eyes, it could be used as a diuretic. The 31-year-old Rossi, formerly of Manchester United and Fiorentina but currently without a club, has denied using eye drops, according to the Gazzetta dello Sport daily. Eyedrops containing “dor...
Beauty Queen Embarks On Free Medical Outreach
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Beauty Queen Embarks On Free Medical Outreach

Over two hundred residents of Nkpogu community in Port Harcourt have benefited from a free medical check-up program organized by Miss Port Harcourt City Tourism, Queen Beauty Stanley. The check up which took place at Nkpogu Community town hall, Off Trans-Amadi Industrial Layout, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, had a lot of people from different works of life in attendance. The queen who emerged last year, expressed joy on the outcome stating that she looks forward to doing it again. “It was an awesome experience and I thank God for giving me this platform and laying it in my heart to carry out the free medical orientation/outreach as part of my pet project. The outcome was awesome… I was elated that people came out to be part of the programme. It clearly shows that people truly care...
INEC Presents Certificates To 23 New Political Party
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INEC Presents Certificates To 23 New Political Party

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that it will restructure its polling units in order to deal with the issue of vote buying, plaguing the electoral system in the country. Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the INEC Chairman, made this known while presenting certificate of Registration to the 23 newly registered political parties at INEC headquarters on Thursday in Abuja. The INEC boss said that the introduction of this reform in the polling unit will make it difficult for electorate to display their ballot paper to vote buyers. “The commission is deeply worried about our elections, particularly the way they are becoming increasingly monetised. “Vote buying is a cancer to our elections and we must work together collectively to stamp it out. “Accordingly, a...

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