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Zambians to vote in tense polls as economy struggles

Zambians to vote in tense polls as economy struggles

Zambians will decide on Thursday whether to re-elect President Edgar Lungu after the country’s worst economic performance in decades and a crackdown on dissent that has raised fears of unrest. His main rival, in what polls suggest is a close [...]

August 12, 2021 Government and politics
INEC says set to conduct by-election in Kaduna

INEC says set to conduct by-election in Kaduna

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday said it had concluded all arrangements to conduct a by-election for Lere Federal Constituency in Kaduna state. Mr Haruna Mohammed, Head of INEC, North-West Team, gave the assurance during a stakeholder’s meeting [...]

August 12, 2021 Government and politics
Microfinance Bank MD jailed five years for fraud

Microfinance Bank MD jailed five years for fraud

The Bauchi State High Court, Bauchi, has convicted and sentenced Sarita Hello, Managing Director of Workman Microfinance Bank, to four years imprisonment for a fraud involving over N4.8 million. The microfinance bank is said to be based in Bauchi. The spokesperson for [...]

August 12, 2021 Law
Gani Fawehinmi’s First Son, Mohammed Is Dead

Gani Fawehinmi’s First Son, Mohammed Is Dead

Mohammed Fawehinmi, the first child of the late legal luminary, Chief Gani Fawehinmi, is dead. Though details of his death are still sketchy, Hope For Nigeria Online gathered that Mohammed died on Wednesday in an undisclosed hospital after complaining of [...]

August 12, 2021 Incidents
Iniesta Reacts As Lionel Messi Joins PSG

Iniesta Reacts As Lionel Messi Joins PSG

Barcelona hero, Andres Iniesta, has said that it hurts to see Lionel Messi in another club’s shirt. Messi, on Tuesday night, officially joined Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona on a free transfer. The Argentine international agreed to a two-year contract with PSG with [...]

August 12, 2021 Sports