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2019 NIGERIA GENERAL ELECTION RESCHEDULED DATE

Elections now to hold on; 23rd February, 2019 for Presidential and National Assembly while the Governorship, State House of Assembly and the FCT Area Council Elections is to hold on 9th March, 2019.

Nigerians on social media have criticised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for postponing the general elections.

Following a stakeholders meeting which lasted for hours, INEC early on Saturday said it could no longer go ahead with the election.

The commission stated logistics and operational plans as reasons, noting that both elections would be shifted by a week each. The presidential and National Assembly elections will now hold on February 23 while state elections will hold on March 9.

Taking to social media, Nigerians attacked INEC Chairman, Mahmoud Yakubu. for the last minute decision.

 

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Man sentenced to death for killing his friend over N20 loan

A Kano tribunal, on Wednesday sentenced a 25-year-old man, Umar Yakubu, to death by hanging for stabbing his friend, Ibrahim Adamu, 22, to death throughout Associate in Nursing argument over N20 loan.

NAN reports that Yakubu, WHO lives at Sabuwar Gandu Quarters in Kano, was condemned on a one-count charge of blameworthy kill, contrary to Section 221 of the legal code Law.

Delivering judgment, Justice Dije Aboki, command that the Prosecution has well-tried its case on the far side cheap doubts.

Earlier, the prosecution counsel, Lamido Soron-Dinki, told the court that on Gregorian calendar month thirteen, 2018 at concerning 11 a.m in Sabiwar Gandu Quarters, Kano, the convict asked the deceased to relinquish him a loan him of N20.

Soron-Dinki same the convict injured the deceased within the chest with a scissors throughout Associate in Nursing argument over the N20 loan.

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Osama bin Laden’s son has been reportedly killed

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The us has reportedly obtained intelligence that the son and potential successor of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, Hamza bin Laden, is dead.

NBC reports that officers wouldn’t give details of wherever or once Hamza bin Laden died or if the U.S. contend a job in his death.

Asked by reporters on Wednesday whether or not the U.S. had info that Hamza is dead, President Donald Trump aforementioned, “I don’t need to touch upon that.”

Hamza bin Laden’s last famed public statement was discharged by al Qaeda’s media arm in 2018. He vulnerable Asian country and known as on the folks of the Arabian Peninsula to revolt.

Hamza bin Laden is believed to possess been born around 1989 had a $1million reward for info on him.

Navy SEALS killed his father in 2011 throughout a raid on his Abbottabad, Pakistan, compound. Hamza wasn’t found at the compound.

Letters confiscate from the compound instructed the elder bin Laden needed his son to affix him in Abbottabad and was grooming him as a frontrunner.

In a Sep 2017 article, counterterror professional and former government agent Ali Soufan aforementioned, “Hamza is being ready for a leadership role within the organization his father founded” and is “likely to be perceived favourably by the strain rank-and-file.

“With the Islamic State’s ‘caliphate’ apparently on the verge of collapse, Hamza is currently the figure best placed to reunite the world strain movement.”

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