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  1. [Premium Times] Multiple blasts from bomb explosions suspected to be from the Boko Haram insurgents shook Maiduguri, Borno State, in the early hours of Saturday as Nigerians woke up on election day.
  2. [263Chat] Opposition MDC President, Nelson Chamisa has once again snubbed a dialogue meeting called at the State House today maintaining that the venue for dialogue and the convener of the meeting were compromised.
  3. [RFI] Top officials from Uganda's ruling National Resistance Movement party have picked incumbent President Yoweri Museveni as candidate for the country's 2021 elections. Museveni has ruled Uganda since 1986 and his candidacy in the next elections would see him seek a sixth term in office. His selection as NRM flag bearer is subject to further confirmation by structures within the ruling party.
  4. [Leadership] After putting behind them the disappointment of the abrupt postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), few hours to the exercise last Saturday, Nigerians go to the poll today to elect either a brand new President or give the incumbent a renewed mandate of another four years,  Olajide Omojolomoju looks at the indices that would come to play in the presidential poll, even as he tips President Muhammadu Buhari to win, but with
  5. [FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Legislative Reporters Association of Liberia (LEGISPOL) has expressed shock and dismay over what it termed as the 'unlawful' decision of House Speaker Bhofal Chambers to revoke the accreditations of its president, Musa Kenneh and some of its members.