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Stakeholders in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday, unveiled a new agenda aimed at repositioning the organisation into purposeful, focused and result-oriented opposition body that would champion the cause of governance in Nigeria

CUPP wants INEC to adjust timetable for Ondo, Edo polls

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the electoral commission, INEC, to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja met with Senate President, Ahmed Lawan and Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, over the proposed increase in electricity tariff.

Pa Fasanmi: Forthright man for common man – VP Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has described the late Senator Ayo Fasanmi, a founding leader of the Afenifere as a true patriot, a forthright servant of, and interlocutor for the common man…”

INEC deregisters 74 political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deregistered 74 political parties, meaning that they would not be participating in subsequent elections in the country.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ondo APC elder passes on at 84

A member of the Ondo State All Progressives Congress (APC) Elders Committee, Chief Felix Idowu Aiyegbusi, is dead. He was 84. Pa Aiyegbusi, a distinguished son of Arigidi-Akoko, died on August 7 after a brief...
Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe

Senator Ogunlewe: I’ve no regrets dumping PDP

A former Minister of Works, Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, on Saturday said he had no regrets dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Lagos State Deputy Governor-elect, Dr Obafemi Hamzat has lost his father, Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat.

Obafemi Hamzat: My father was man of the people

Lagos State Deputy governor-elect, Obafemi Hamzat, has described his late father, Oba Olatunji Hamzat, Olu of Afowora Sogade, Ogun State, as a great man who committed his life to the service of the people.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-6

David Edibiri: Justice Onnoghen’s suspension a boost to President Buhari’s anti-corruption war

Elder statesman and the Esogban of Benin Kingdom, Chief David Edibiri, yesterday stated that the suspension of the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen is a big boost to President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption fight and save the judiciary from ridicule.
Peoples Redemption Party PRP

Former PRP presidential candidate Hassan Yusuf passes on

Alhaji Hassan Yusuf, a second republic Presidential candidate of the Peoples Redemption Party, has died at the age of 83 years.

Tanko Yakasai: Afenifere conceived restructuring to destabilise the country

Tanko Yakasai, an elder statesman, says restructuring was conceived by Afenifere, a pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, to destabilise the country.

Don: Why Nigeria must have strong party system

A Professor of History, Osun State University and Director, Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding in Osun State, Prof. Siyan Oyeweso, yesterday, stressed the need for the establishment of new political parties if Nigeria must develop.

APC, PDP have nothing new to offer Osun – AD aspirant

Ahead of the September 22 governorship election in Osun State, a governorship aspirant on the platform of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Mr. Femi Kehinde, has called on electorate in the state to get their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) and also ensure they participated fully in the election with the mindset to protect their votes.

How Bola Ige, ex-President Obasanjo caused demise of AD – Ayo Adebanjo

Elder statesman, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, has accused former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, late Bola Ige of masterminding the death and presiding over the funeral of the Alliance for Democracy, AD.

Where is the Nigerian opposition?

Less than a year to the next general election in Nigeria, the biggest deficit in the political process leading to that moment is the absence of a robust, virile and effective opposition.

Kayode Fayemi: APC will restore Obafemi Awolowo’s legacies in Ekiti

The Minister of Solid Minerals and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday said the All Progressives Congress (APC) would restore the legacies of the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, in Ekiti.

Governor Ajimobi’s deputy declare to contest 2019 governorship election

Oyo State Deputy Governor, Otunba Moses Alake, on Tuesday paid a visit to the state secretariat of the All Progressive Congress, APC, where he publicly declared his intention to contest for 2019 governorship election.

Federal govt exclusive function should be unbundled – Bisi Akande

Former interim chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Bisi Akande, has said that there is a need to unbundled the exclusive functions of the federal government and share them among the federating units.

Ben Nwabueze, others set to meet over northern position on restructuring

Eminent Leaders of thought under the agies of Project Nigeria Movement led by elderstateman, Prof Ben Nwabueze, will meet next week to consider the emerging position from the north on the Restructuring of Nigeria

Why Nigeria needs Sagay in fight against corruption

When President Muhammadu Buhari, renowned for his integrity and anti-corruption stance, appointed a professor of law and civil rights activist, Itse Sagay, in August 2015, as head of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, close friends described it as one appointment whose time had come.

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AMC to reopen eight theatres in California

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it plans to reopen eight theatres in California, one of its key markets, providing some much needed hope to an industry that has been hammered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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South African president begins self-isolation after virus contact

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has entered self-quarantine after coming into contact with a person with COVID-19, his office said on Wednesday.
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Frank Lampard feels ‘judged differently’ as an English coach

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard believes English managers are judged differently to their foreign counterparts and says more should be given the opportunity to lead Premier League clubs.
An employee of Daimler demonstrates steering by the Drive Pilot Level 3 autonomous driving system in a new Mercedes-Benz S-Class limousine on the company's test center near Immendingen, Germany October 14, 2020. REUTERS-Arnd Wiegmann

Mercedes targets evolution rather than revolution in self-driving car push

The Germans, pioneers in developing advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), are taking a step-by-step approach to releasing new technology, waiting for their own engineers, rather than the general public, to validate their system. Both approaches – one conservative and one radical in nature – are designed to push highly automated driving on to public roads, a step that could massively reduce accidents, since computers have faster accident-avoidance reflexes than humans.
The Police Command in Yobe on Sunday said that its personnel had killed six suspected Boko Haram terrorists who earlier attacked Babbangida town in Tarmuwa Local Government Area of the state.

Police, military repel bandits’ attack on Katsina community, kill five

The police in Katsina State in synergy with the Nigerian Army have repelled coordinated bandits attack on Tsaskiya community of Safana Local Government Area of the state and killed five suspected bandits.