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Florida orders recount in senate, governor races

Florida authorities on Saturday ordered a statewide recount in the contentious races for US Senate and governor, amid tit-for-tat accusations of fraud from the candidates — plunging the state once again into election uncertainty.

Full list of Nobel Peace Prize winners

This year it went jointly to Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad for their work in fighting sexual violence in conflicts around the world.
Rajendra Pachauri

Ex-UN climate chief to be tried in sexual harassment case

Former UN climate change panel chief Rajendra Pachauri will face trial in a sexual harassment case, an Indian court ruled on Friday.
FILE PHOTO- John McCain listens as he is introduced at a campaign rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina, October 2008. REUTERS-Brian Snyder

Senator McCain said he didn’t want President Trump at own funeral – US media

The American media has alleged that the late American statesman, John McCain, has said that he didn’t want President Donald Trump at his funeral.

Trump, Obama, Clinton, Bush, Carter, others mourn Sen. McCain

U.S. President Donald Trump and his predecessors, former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter, have paid tributes in memory of Sen. John McCain who died on Saturday.
Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti

Our target of planting 10 million trees by 2020 achievable – Lagos government

The Lagos State Government says its target of planting 10 million trees by 2020 is achievable, even as it commended residents of the State for gradually coming to term with the strategic importance of trees for collective survival.

Donald Trump, Barack Obama, others mourn Barbara Bush, wife, mother of US President

U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania, former Presidents and first ladies Barack Obama and Michelle, and Bill Clinton and Hillary were among dignitaries that have mourned former First Lady Barbara Bush.

How Idi Amin of Uganda fought climate change

The name Idi Amin has gathered so much negative connotations over the years that it is understandable why most people in today’s world may not want to know anything about the man behind the name. It is taken for granted that there is nothing good about the former Ugandan head of state, Gen. Idi Amin Dada. The consensus: He was one of the worst leaders that ever walked the planet; a disgrace to Africa.

Full list of Nobel Peace Prize winners

Here is the full list of Nobel Peace Prize laureates from 1901, when the prize was first awarded.

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Social Democratic Party (SDP)

37 SDP chairmen reject Jerry Gana, fault ruling

The 37 state party chairmen of the Social Democratic Party, including that of the Federal Capital Territory have rejected the Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf-led court order which declared Prof. Jerry Gana as the presidential candidate of the party.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Muhammadu Bindow cautions against abusive words

Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa has warned youths in the country to shun the use of abusive words on elders and leaders in the society.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: I can’t wait for presidential debate

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, says he cannot wait for the 2019 presidential debate.

Fuel tanker lost control in Ogun

The Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps in Sango-Ota, Ogun, said danger was averted on Saturday when a tanker laden with 33,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit lost control at Ilo-Awera, Toll-Gate.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

PAP: Charles Dokubo calls for sustainable peace in Niger Delta

The Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, has called on stakeholders to seek lasting peace in the Niger Delta region.