Remember me as someone who brought peace to Bauchi – Gov Abubakar
17 May 2019 | 2:30 pm
Remember me as someone who brought peace to Bauchi - Gov Abubakar
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Nigerians will vote on Saturday in what could be their most credible and close electoral contest since military rule ended nearly a quarter of a century ago, and the first in which a presidential candidate who is not from one of the two main parties stands a chance.
A year has passed since Russia invaded Ukraine, but neither side is ready to talk peace. With no clear resolution in sight, the pressure from abroad is growing.
On the eve of the one-year anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, UN member states will vote on a German motion calling for "lasting peace." Though it's non-binding, organizers hope for symbolically broad support.
The 12-point position paper on the war in Ukraine comes amid Western accusations Beijing is considering supplying arms to Russia.
Organizers of the Rebellion for Peace protest have been criticized for playing into Russian President Vladimir Putin's hands. Far-right groups have told their supporters to show up, prompting a strong police presence.
As the voting ends and the collation of results continued across the country, Nigerians have continued to preach peace ahead of the official declaration of results. GuardianTV spoke with a few Nigerians and here is their advice.
The Chinese Communist Party is expected to unveil its lowest economic growth target in decades amid an ongoing slump in the country's real estate market. Also on the show: Mexico plans food tariff cuts to confront high inflation, and Franco-Angolan business ties take centre stage as President Emmanuel Macron visits Luanda.
Bernard Phelan, 64, has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison by the Iranian authorities, his family says.
A new production of Sergei Prokofiev's opera "War and Peace" at the Bavarian State Opera is a call for peace. Russian star director Dmitri Tcherniakov sets his staging in the middle of Moscow.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is visiting Ethiopia to offer backing to the peace process with rebels in the Tigray region. He also wants to strengthen regional relations as China's influence in the area grows.
China and Russia announced a visit to Moscow by President Xi Jinping next week. Beijing, a longtime Moscow ally, seeks a peace mediator role over the war in Ukraine.
Thousands of nationalists in Belgrade protested against a Western-backed deal for the normalization of ties between Serbia and Kosovo, which they see as recognition of Kosovo's sovereignty and therefore "unacceptable."
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Boris Pistorius told DW that Germany is willing to work with "reliable partners" like India and Indonesia. The German defense minister will be traveling to India alongside representatives from German's defense industry.
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Germany's center-left government wants to lower the voting age for nationwide elections from 18 to 16. Many young people support the idea, but the majority of the population has expressed skepticism.
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This year’s theme, “Navigating the crises – From 300 to 3000: How to deliver the next generation of African champions”, reflects on commitment to promote and help shape public policies that are conducive to a new and emerging generation of African companies with billion-dollar turnovers. Organisers of the event said the growth in number and size of African champions is crucial to minimising the impact of foreign crises on the continent’s markets.
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Some 200 international observers were on hand to monitor this year's proceedings for a single round vote based on proportional representation to elect 102 lawmakers.
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An investigation began into the deadly crash in the Indian state of Odisha, which took nearly 300 lives and left thousands injured. The accident is believed to have been caused by signal system failure.