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Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Protest marches are not treasonable offences in Nigeria

The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.

Timi Frank condemns Omoyele Sowore’s arrest

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has condemned the purported arrest of the convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowere, even as he appealed to other comrades not to lose focus.

Religious tolerance, key to united Nigeria – APC chieftain

Dr Vitalis Orikeze-Ajumbe, former ANPP Chairman in Imo and Chieftain of APC has said that religious tolerance was key to Nigeria’s unity and prosperity.

Femi Falana: Proscription of IMN is illegal

Femi Falana, lawyer to the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, has condemned the action of the Federal Government to proscribe the Shiite group.
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi governor swears in HoS, five special advisers

They are Nasiru Yelwa as Head of Civil Service; Musa Shittu, SA Political; Abdon Gin, SA Civil Service Affairs; Prof. Sani Malami, SA Multilateral and Non-Governmental Organisations; Mohammed Burra, SA State and National Assembly Matters and Madaki Gololo, SA Social Investment and Focal Person.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Ohaneze urges President Buhari to give SGF position to Southeast

Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to give the southeast the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF).
Bola Tinubu

Adamu Kuta: Asiwaju Tinubu not president Nigeria would want in 2023

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger State, Adamu Kuta, has carpeted the party’s national leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over the recent claims that he is being pressurized to contest the 2023 Presidency, insisting that Tinubu is not the kind of president Nigerians would after President Muhammadu Buhari.

President Buhari felicitates with Prince Tony Momoh at 80

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the former Minister of Information and Culture, Prince Tony Momoh, as he clocks 80 years on April 27.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atiku Abubakar: My parents are from Sokoto, Jigawa

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has debunked the notion that he was Cameroonian by birth and thus not qualified to contest the presidential election.
Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight injustice.

Zamfara APC primaries: Governor Yari ‘offended’ God – Senator Marafa

Sen. Kabiru Marafa, representing Zamfara Central, says Gov. Abdul’azeez Yari, has offended God for insisting that the All Progressives Congress (APC) conducted party primaries in the state.
Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight injustice.

APC primaries: Governor Yari has put Zamfara people to shame – Senator Marafa

Senator Kabir Marafa, representing Zamfara Central in the Senate, has declared that the outgoing governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has brought shame to the people of the state.
Bala Muhammad

INEC issues certificate of return to Bala Mohammed, deputy, 31 lawmakers-elect in Bauchi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday issued certificates of return to governor-elect of Bauchi State, Alhaji Bala Mohammed, his deputy, Alhaji Baba Tela, and 31 members-elect of the state House of Assembly in Bauchi..

Senator Lawan begins campaign for Senate Presidency

Yobe North Senator, Ahmed Lawan, has flagged off his campaign to become the next Senate President.
Simon Kolawole

INEC’s bolt from the blue

The postponement of the 2019 general election by one week — even if by one day — is yet another spectacular testament to the pathological incompetence ruining our country. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) told us a million times that it was ready for the elections.

Gombe PDP launches state rally, vows to win elections again

All is now set for the commencement of the Gombe State Campaign Flag Off in Kaltungo by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as it vows to win all the available positions again in the forthcoming general elections.

In the name of democracy

If you are a lover of competitive democracy, you must have been worried by the pronouncements and demeanour of Alhaji Lai Mohammed, minister of information, on Friday. Lai, speaking in a very bitter tone, told State House correspondents that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), could spend as much time as he wanted in the US but he would be quizzed on his return over his role in the collapse of Bank PHB
Ahmed Aruwa

Ahmed Aruwa laid to rest in Kaduna

Former Senator Ahmed Aruwa, who passed on early Sunday morning, has been laid to rest at Turaki Aliyu cemetery in Kaduna after funeral prayers held at Sultan Bello Mosque
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo sues radio presenter for N1 billion over Bola Ige’s death

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has sued an online journalist and radio presenter, Mr. Akanda Oro, popularly known as Awikonko, for N1billion.

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Leroy Sané was forced to hobble off with what appeared to be a knee injury just nine minutes into Sunday’s Community Shield.

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge: Bayern Munich won’t move for injured Leroy Sane

The Manchester City winger, who has two years left on his contract, faces an estimated seven months on the sidelines after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in the Community Shield against Liverpool.

PSN endorses “tiered accreditation” to control drugs sale

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, has endorsed a proposed “tiered accreditation system” to control the flow and sale of medicines by patent and proprietary medicine vendors.
Dejan Lovren thinks Liverpool’s squad unity and experience sees them well set to fight for silverware again this season after lifting the Champions League last campaign.

Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren prioritising move to Roma – agent

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren has prioritised a move to Serie A side Roma, according to agent Alessandro Lucci.

Kenyan players jailed 15 years for gang rape

A Kenyan court on Friday sentenced two rugby players to 15 years in prison for the gang rape of a female singer at a birthday party last year.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo government to partner NDE on youth empowerment schemes – governor

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has stated that his administration will partner with the National Directorate of Employment to take youths of the state out of poverty.