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Former Cross River commissioner charges INEC on distribution of PVCs

The Cross River State former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Eyo Ekpo, has charged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to expedite action in the process of distributing the Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs, to electorates so that they can participate in the 2019 general election.

Ghana government moves to avoid FIFA ban

Fifa says the government of Ghana has pledged to stop the process to dissolve the country's football association (GFA) over corruption allegations.
The Rivers state government has confirmed the death of its Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Honourable Emmanuel Chinwenwo Aguma

NBA: Emmanuel Aguma left indelible marks on legal profession

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) President, Abubakar Mahmoud, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has declared that the late Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Rivers State, Emmanuel Aguma (SAN), left indelible marks on the legal profession.

Cross River government condemns acts of thuggery in Obudu by-election

Cross River Government has condemned the acts of thuggery witnessed in the Obudu State Constituency by-election held on August 11, 2018 in Obudu.

Ghana reaches deal with FIFA to avert dissolution of FA

Ghana on Thursday backed away from controversial plans to dissolve its graft-ridden football federation, as it reached a deal with FIFA to clean up football administration in the country.

Governor Bello advises appointees interested in elective positions to resign

With the timetable for APC primaries now out, Governor Yahaya Bello, Kogi State, has counseled his appointees seeking electives offices to resign their appointments.
US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa, Florida, on July 31, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - SAUL LOEB

Donald Trump revokes ex-CIA chief’s security clearance, slamming critic

U.S. President Donald Trump moved to penalize a sharp critic on Wednesday, revoking the security clearance of Obama-era CIA Director John Brennan for making what he called “a series of unfounded and outrageous allegations” about his administration.

Venezuelan general, colonel arrested over ‘attack’ on President Maduro

Venezuela has arrested a general and a colonel as part of a probe into an alleged attempt to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro, the Supreme Court said Tuesday.

2019: Igbo leaders demand new constitution before election

The Igbo Leaders of Thought, ILT, has demanded for a fresh Nigeria constitution that would be adopted for operation before the February 2019 general elections.

FIFA: Nigeria, Ghana risk suspension over federation leadership crisis

World football governing body FIFA on Tuesday said it would go on to suspend Nigeria and Ghana from football activities if they failed to comply with its instructions by Monday.
FIFA HQ

FIFA issues Ghana suspension warning

The chaos surrounding Ghanaian football has taken another twist after FIFA ordered the country's government to halt its attempt to disband the Ghana Football Association, or face expulsion from international football.

Rivers security council condoles with Governor Wike over attorney-general’s death

Service commanders of the Rivers State Security Council have paid a condolence visit to Governor Nyesom Wike, over the death of the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Emmanuel Aguma, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).

Governor Wike expresses shock over death of Rivers attorney-general

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has expressed shock over the death of the state’s Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Emmanuel Aguma.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

Lawyer: INEC chairman shouldn’t conduct 2019 polls, he’s danger to democracy

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, should no longer be trusted by Nigerians to conduct the 2019 general election because “he has become a very dangerous threat to our democracy”, a legal practitioner and civil rights activist, Ugochukwu Osuagwu, warned on Saturday.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

EFCC traces Akwa Ibom government’s N1.4 billion to 11 accounts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced about N1.4billion allegedly belonging to the Akwa Ibom State Government to 11 suspected slush accounts.
The Rivers state government has confirmed the death of its Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Honourable Emmanuel Chinwenwo Aguma

Rivers commissioner passes on in London

The Rivers state government has confirmed the death of its Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Honourable Emmanuel Chinwenwo Aguma.
President Nicolás Maduro with a military honor guard in Caracas, Venezuela. Cristian Hernandez-EPA, via Shutterstock

Venezuela vows to eradicate plots after Nicolas Maduro ‘assassination’ bid

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday renewed his accusation against his Colombian counterpart, blaming him for what Caracas has called a drone "assassination" attempt on the Socialist leader over the weekend.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro delivers a speech during a ceremony to celebrate the 81st anniversary of the National Guard in Caracas on August 4, 2018. Maduro was unharmed after an exploding drone "attack", the minister of communication Jorge Rodriguez said following the incident, which saw uniformed military members break ranks and scatter after a loud bang interrupted the leader's remarks and caused him to look to the sky, according to images broadcast on state television. Juan BARRETO / AFP

Venezuelan President Maduro says he escaped ‘assassination’ attempt claimed by rebel group

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he was "more determined than ever" after he escaped an "assassination" attempt using an explosive-laden drone as he gave a speech during a Caracas military parade.

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NAHCON cautions pilgrims not to play politics in Saudi Arabia

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), on Saturday in Makkah, warned Nigerian pilgrims and their officials against displaying political symbols during the Hajj in Saudi Arabia.
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