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The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has blamed the advent of godfatherism in Nigeria’s politics as the bane of democracy in the country.

Edo deputy governor: Godfatherism bane of Nigeria’s democracy

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has blamed the advent of godfatherism in Nigeria’s politics as the bane of democracy in the country.

Imo, Enugu governors visit South-East APC secretariat

The duo, who are of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had earlier attended a meeting with their other South-East counterparts before deciding to visit the zonal secretariat to assess its readiness for commissioning.

Foundation donates N25 million library to Ekiti school

The Ojo Olugbenga Abraham Foundation has donated a 25 million naira ultra modern library building to Ilogbo High School, Ilogbo-Ekiti in Ido-Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State.
Former Niger Delta militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo alias “Tompolo” has protested against the continued siege on his firm, Mieka Dive Limited, five months after he was vindicated of corruption charges by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos.

NDDC: Tompolo accepts truce with minister, suspends seven-day ultimatum till June ending

Ex-militant warlord, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, has reluctantly announced the suspension of the 7-Day Ultimatum issue to the federal government to immediately constitute a substantive board for Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) or face dire consequences.
Gombe state Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has declared that the challenging experience the state went through in the 2020 fiscal year will be used to sharpen the vision of the government for the 2021 fiscal year and beyond.

Gombe governor constitutes taskforce for special development zone

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has approved the constitution of a task force on the implementation of the Gombe Capital Special Development Zone.

Igbo group condemns assassination of Ahmed Gulak

A group, Imo Communities in Northern Nigeria, has condemned the gruesome murder of a former presidential aide of former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Barr Ahmed Gulak. This is even as it called on the federal government to end what it described as senseless killings in the country.

Suspension of Edo PDP chairman throws party into disarray

The Edo State Working Committee of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended the state chairman of the party, Dr Tony Aziegbemi, until the outcome of a three-man Investigation committee set up to investigate allegations levied against him.
From right: Chairman, Edo State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Tony Aziegbemi and the Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Edo State Deputy Governor, Kingsley Omiyi Ehigiamusor, during inspection of facilities at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City.

Edo PDP chairman suspended

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State, Tony Aziegbemi, have been suspended over alleged misconduct said to have caused disaffection within the party.

ACF decries attacks, killings of northerners in South-east

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has decried the attacks and killings of northerners residing in or visiting the South, particularly the South-east
A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State, Barr. Festus Daumiebi has dismissed insinuations of a rift between the Minister of State Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, and the Governorship candidate of the party in the 2020 election Chief David Lyon.

Bayelsa APC chieftain: No rift between Timipre Sylva, David Lyon

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State, Barr. Festus Daumiebi has dismissed insinuations of a rift between the Minister of State Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, and the Governorship candidate of the party in the 2020 election Chief David Lyon.

Ex-Adamawa speaker Ahmed Gulak killed in Imo

Former Special Political Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak has been killed by gunmen in Owerri Imo State.

Insecurity: Group asks Nigerians to boycott June 12 celebrations

The Joint Action Civil Society Coalition in Ogun State has called on all Nigerians to boycott all activities that will be organised to mark this year’s Democracy Day on June 12, 2021.
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APC group: Six years of President Buhari better than PDP’s 16 years

The group operating under the auspices of All Progressives Congress (APC) Legacy Awareness & Campaign, made this remark on Friday in Abuja while reeling out some of the achievements of the APC-led government led by President Buhari.

Official: PDP statement on Ebonyi most disappointing

The Ebonyi State Government, Friday described the statement issued by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan as “most disgraceful and disappointing”.
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2023: APC‘ll struggle without President Buhari on the ballot – youth leader

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Youths Leader, Barr Ismaeel Ahmed, has admitted that the ruling party will struggle to win the 2023 presidential election without President Muhammadu Buhari on the ballot box.
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of Salamatu Hussaini Suleiman as Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, but legislators kicked against the President’s violation of Federal Character in making appointments.

Senate confirms Salamatu Suleiman as NHRC chairman

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of Salamatu Hussaini Suleiman as Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, but legislators kicked against the President’s violation of Federal Character in making appointments.
The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia state has been set ablaze by hoodlums.

INEC seeks measures to secure assets due to incessant attacks on facilities

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has called for urgent measures to stave off further attacks on its facilities across the country, lamenting that in less than two weeks, three of its offices in the Southeastern part of Nigeria have come under attacks by arsonists.
The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia state has been set ablaze by hoodlums.

Hoodlums raze INEC office in Abia

The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia state has been set ablaze by hoodlums.

INEC set to convert voting centers to polling units across Nigeria

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Saturday disclosed that it was set to convert voting points across Nigeria into full fledged polling Units.
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Benue: Decamped ward chairmen were already suspended – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue has reacted to the defection of some of its ward chairmen in Makurdi local government saying some of those who defected had already been suspended for anti-party activities and other inappropriate acts deserving disciplinary actions.

INEC to convert voting points to full fledge polling units

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has announced plans to convert voting points into full fledge Polling Units across the country.
A foremost Nigerian-born US cardiologist and essayist, Dr Nowa Austin Omoigui, is dead.

Renowned cardiologist Nowa Omoigui passes on at 62

He was for many years a columnist and essayist for Nigerian publications contributing mostly politics and governance in Nigeria, aside his full time vocation as a medical doctor.

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June 12: MKO Abiola represented hope, liberty – Gani Adams

Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Chief Gani Adams, has said that the late Chief MKO Abiola represented hope, liberty and freedom during his lifetime.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: No invasion of miscreants into Ekiti

The Ekiti State Police Command has described as untrue the reports that miscreants have invaded Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
Men of Amotekun Corps in Osun State have arrested two suspects, Friday and Toyib for allegedly stealing female underwear for ritual purposes.

South-west governors urged to strengthen Amotekun to prevent attacks

The protem chairman of the Coalition of Yoruba Liberation Movement, Yemi Farounbi, has called on south-west governors to strengthen the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.
3. Ghana failed to score for the second straight game as their international friendly encounter against Ivory Coast ended in a goalless draw at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday.

Ghana and Ivory Coast play out goalless draw in Cape Coast

Ghana failed to score for the second straight game as their international friendly encounter against Ivory Coast ended in a goalless draw at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday.
Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.

Nigeria goalie blames herself for defeat vs Jamaica, looks forward to Portugal clash

Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.

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Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa, said yesterday that the commission arrested more than 400 young Nigerians for internet related fraud in the first three months of 2021.

EFCC unveils Abdulrasheed Bawa’s authentic Facebook account

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Sunday finally revealed the Facebook account of its chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa.
State Governor Aminu Bello Masari urged security agencies and healthcare professionals to ensure compliance with the directive.

Katsina governor: Nigeria’s unity is sacrosanct

The Katsina State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, has cautioned those calling for the division of the country to have a rethink, saying the unity of Nigeria is sacrosanct.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 20: Google's offices stand in downtown Manhattan on October 20, 2020 in New York City. Accusing the company of using anticompetitive tactics to illegally monopolize the online search and search advertising markets, the Justice Department and 11 states Tuesday filed an antitrust case against Google. Image Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Google promises to work with U.K. regulator on browser cookie plan

Google has given commitments to Britain’s competition regulator over its plan to remove third-party cookies from its Chrome browser, the Competition and Markets Authority said on Friday.

Somaliland opposition win majority in first parliamentary vote since 2005

Two opposition parties in Somalia's breakaway Somaliland region won a majority of seats in the region's first parliamentary election in 16 years, the National Electoral Commission said on Sunday.
Veteran Nigerian actor, Yemi Solade, has backed the Presidency on the recent Twitter ban, describing the move as the “best decision the Presidency could have made”.

Nigerian actor backs Presidency on Twitter ban

Veteran Nigerian actor, Yemi Solade, has backed the Presidency on the recent Twitter ban, describing the move as the “best decision the Presidency could have made”.