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Ex-Governor Kayode ‎Fayemi accuses Ekiti govt of frustrating efforts to get panel report

A former Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has accused the State Government of frustrating efforts to obtain the report of the panel that indicted him.

Rep Dogara urges media owners to pay staff salaries, entitlements

Speaker of House of Representative, Yakubu Dogara, Saturday urged the proprietors of media houses to pay staff salaries as an ethical demonstration of commitment to their roles as watchdogs of the society against wrongdoing.

Release database of arrests by security agencies – Femi Falana tells AGF Malami

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has demanded that the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), should release a certified true copy of the electronic database of records of arrests made by all law enforcement agencies.

2019: Senator Ekweremadu wants open primaries, reveals cause of PDP defeat

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has charged the newly elected National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to ensure transparent and credible primaries ahead of the 2019 general election.

Stop harassing, intimidating our leaders – PDP tells President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday raised an alarm over what it termed the continued harassment and intimidation of its members by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) government led by President Muhammadu Buhari, warning that the trend should stop henceforth.

Court grants SERAP’s application against National Assembly over N500bn running cost

The Federal High Court in Lagos has granted leave to Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project to proceed against the leadership of the National Assembly in its quest to the exact earnings of national lawmakers.

Kaduna becomes first state to sign on to open governance

The Kaduna State Government has commenced the implementation of the Open Governance Partnership, OGP, of the federal government aimed at enhancing transparency, accountability and citizen participation in governance.

Group writes Buhari, demands cost of foreign medical treatment

A group, Advocacy for Societal Rights Advancement and Development Initiative, has written President Muhammadu Buhari, demanding the details of the President’s medical bill for the period of 104 days that he spent in the United Kingdom receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment.

Sagay’s allegations against Senate undeniable – CACOL

The Senate, while responding, requested President Muhammadu Buhari to call the PACAC boss to order, accusing him of spreading falsehood and making hate speeches against the federal legislature.

FBI shields Hillary Clinton from email probe

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is declining to turn over files related to its investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails by arguing a lack of public interest in the matter.

Jonathan denies squandering over N11trn on electricity

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to the report that he was among the past Nigerian leaders who wasted over N11tn on electricity.

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Niger govt reduces cost of motor cycle number plates

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger has approved a reduction in the cost of number plates for motor cycle owners, pegging the fee at N3,500 from N6,200, a government statement said on Sunday in Minna.

Senator Kwankwaso free to leave APC – Governor Ganduje

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has advised his predecessor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, to leave the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Suspected herdsmen kill 15-year-old boy in Kogi

Suspected Fulani herdsmen over the weekend allegedly ambushed and killed a 15-year-old boy identified as Mahmudu Audu at Guchidan village of Kupa district, Lokoja Local government area of Kogi State.

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal’s punishment from Man City ‘self-inflicted’

Arsene Wenger admitted that Arsenal's 3-0 loss to Manchester City in the Carabao Cup final was "self-inflicted," but said VAR should have overturned the second goal for offside.

Pep Guardiola thrilled to land first trophy with Manchester City

Pep Guardiola was delighted to land his first trophy at Manchester City after winning the Carabao Cup with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Arsenal.

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Arsene Wenger: Pep Guardiola wanted to join Arsenal

Arsene Wenger revealed he was once visited by Pep Guardiola when the former Barcelona player wanted to sign for Arsenal.

Montenegro suicide bomber sought forgiveness in farewell note

A suicide bomber who blew himself up after throwing a grenade into the US embassy compound in the Montenegro capital Podgorica left a farewell note seeking forgiveness from his family, local media reported Friday.

Boko Haram attack Dapchi in Yobe

Yobe Commissioner of Police, AbdulMaliki Sumonu, on Monday confirmed an attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Dapchi, headquarters of Bursari local government area.

Egypt presidential race starts with Abdel Fattah al-Sisi favourite to win

Campaigning began in Egypt's presidential election on Saturday with incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi likely to romp to victory in the absence of a serious challenger in the two-candidate race.

Autopsy carried out on taxi driver pushed to death by policeman over N200

An autopsy has been carried out on the body of late David Okoniba, the taxi driver, who was allegedly killed by a moving truck after being pushed by policemen in Benin, the Edo State capital, for refusing to part with N200.