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Below are the headlines found on The Guardian Online Newspaper for today, Monday 23 October, 2017.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 73.2 million voters for the 2019 general elections while the exercise continues.

The commission which gave the figure as what it realised in April this year said it projected to register over 80 million voters for the polls, and promised to ensure that the 2019 general elections are better than those of 2015.

INEC also revealed that about eight million Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) are yet to be collected by their owners.

Addressing a delegation of European Union Electoral Follow-up Mission to Nigeria, civil society organisations and other stakeholders during a roundtable organised by the European Union Delegation to Nigeria and West Africa, Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu said the credibility of elections depends on the credibility of the voter register.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
With Nigerian cities becoming new homes to rural migrants every day, many of who are without a roof over their heads, experts have questioned the 17 million estimated housing deficit in the country.

The figure which has been in circulation since 2012 is attributed to the World Bank and the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

Nigeria is expected to overtake the United States to become the third most populous country in the world by 2050, according to a United Nations report. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Argentina will throw their entire armada against Nigeria when the Albiceleste confront the Super Eagles in a friendly international in Krasnodar, Russia next month. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
With an eye toward expanding its discerning clientele, an indigenous real estate development firm dedicated to creating exclusive lifestyles - Cadwell Limited, has shifted its business focus to property investment, partnerships and estate services. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Two influential UN-related wildlife bodies are proposing to join forces on a new initiative to halt the serious decline of Africa's great carnivores. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Anthony Joshua is expected to brush aside late stand-in, Carlos Takam when defending his IBF and WBA heavyweight titles in Cardiff on Saturday night, reports 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
European giants, Juventus and Atletico Madrid see Everton on-loan striker, Henry Onyekuru as a striker that could enhance the competitiveness of their squads. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Members of the Association of Building Consultants and Artisans of Nigeria (ASBAN) have attributed incessant cases of building collapse to cheap labour and incompetent artisans in the building sector. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
A fresh crisis may have erupted in Enugu State ahead of the November 4 local council elections, as the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday accused Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi... 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Lagos-based firm, Messrs Buildcon Global Services Limited has commenced its new project, the Pracht Court located in Ajah, Lagos. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
A Chief Magistrate's Court in Kaduna State has ordered the arrest of five Investigating Police Officers (IPOs) for unlawful arrest and prosecution of a man. 

Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Determined to bridge the housing gap in the country, a private developer has concluded plans to open its range of innovative houses in the nation's capital, Abuja. 

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