Why Buhari Rejected Assent to Polls Re-Ordering Bill

[Vanguard] Strong indications emerged yesterday that another crisis may be looming between the Presidency and the legislative arm of government, as President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate, declining assent to the new amendment to the Electora…

[Vanguard] Strong indications emerged yesterday that another crisis may be looming between the Presidency and the legislative arm of government, as President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate, declining assent to the new amendment to the Electoral Act, which seeks to re-order the sequence of polls during 2019 general elections.

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Vote Mwiru and Shame Court, Besigye Tells Jinja East Voters

[Monitor] Former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) President, Kizza Besigye yesterday urged Jinja East residents to vote Paul Mwiru in Thursday’s by-election as a way of showing him ‘justice’.

[Monitor] Former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) President, Kizza Besigye yesterday urged Jinja East residents to vote Paul Mwiru in Thursday's by-election as a way of showing him 'justice'.

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Sick Ruling Party MP Better Than Active Opposition MP – Museveni

[Monitor] President Yoweri Museveni has said a sick Member of Parliament (MP) from the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party is better than an active opposition MP.

[Monitor] President Yoweri Museveni has said a sick Member of Parliament (MP) from the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party is better than an active opposition MP.

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Broadcaster to Appeal Award to Opposition’s Besigye

[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) has filed its intention to appeal the High Court judgment which ordered it to pay Shs80m to former FDC presidential candidate Kizza Besigye for not broadcasting his election campaign messages…

[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) has filed its intention to appeal the High Court judgment which ordered it to pay Shs80m to former FDC presidential candidate Kizza Besigye for not broadcasting his election campaign messages, which his party had paid for.

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Cabinet to Decide On Civil Servants’ Pay Raise Today

[Monitor] Kampala -Cabinet will today sit to decide on the salary increment for civil servants. The decision comes at a time when civil servants are demanding 100 per cent pay raise, while government has stuck to its 5 per cent increment proposal.

[Monitor] Kampala -Cabinet will today sit to decide on the salary increment for civil servants. The decision comes at a time when civil servants are demanding 100 per cent pay raise, while government has stuck to its 5 per cent increment proposal.

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36% of Girls Have One Baby, Says Envoy

[Guardian] About 36 per cent of Nigerian girls from ages 15 to 19 have at least one baby. The British Deputy High Commissioner in Lagos, Laure Beaufils, disclosed this yesterday.She spoke at the formal launch of “Educating Nigerian Girls In New Enterpr…

[Guardian] About 36 per cent of Nigerian girls from ages 15 to 19 have at least one baby. The British Deputy High Commissioner in Lagos, Laure Beaufils, disclosed this yesterday.She spoke at the formal launch of "Educating Nigerian Girls In New Enterprises (ENGINE II)."

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Lassa Fever Kills Three in Ekiti

[Guardian] The Ekiti State Government has uncovered fresh cases of Lassa fever, which has claimed three lives.The victims were a patient who tested positive to the disease, and two others who had contact with the deceased.

[Guardian] The Ekiti State Government has uncovered fresh cases of Lassa fever, which has claimed three lives.The victims were a patient who tested positive to the disease, and two others who had contact with the deceased.

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