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2019: Governor Dankwambo warns youths against political thuggery

As the 2019 General Elections draw near, Governor of Gombe State, Alhaji Ibrahim Dankwambo, has warned young people to be wary of politicians who delight in using them as political thugs to achieve selfish interests.

IGP Ibrahim Idris mourns late Ibrahim Coomassie

The Force Public Relations’ Officer, Acting DCP Jimoh Moshood, who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Friday, said Commassie died on Thursday at the age of 76 at the National Orthopedic Hospital, Katsina after a brief illness.
Kabiru Tanimu Turaki , a presidential aspirant, under banner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

Ex-Minister Turaki: Why President Buhari’s war on terror failed

Frontline Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki (SAN), has said the war against terror in the country has remained intractable because the Muhammadu Buhari's All Progressives Congress-led Administration has failed to embrace global best practices of carrot and stick.

Uche Secondus: PDP’s worst presidential aspirant better than President Buhari

The national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari for failing to deliver quality leadership and foster national unity.

2019: Uche Secondus leads PDP team to meet ex-President Obasanjo

Also, it was gathered that some members of the Board of Trustees of the party like its Chairman, Senator Walid Jibrin, and a former Deputy National Chairman of the party, Chief Olabode George, would be part of the meeting.
Igbajo Polytechnic

Polytechnic rector sacked for certificate forgery

The rector of Igbajo Polytechnic, Igbajo in Boluwaduro Local Government Area of Osun State, Akinola Olugbenga Olaolu has been sacked.

Sam Nkire resigns as Abia APC caucus leader

The Leader of the All Progressives Congress Caucus in Abia State, Chief Sam Nkire, has resigned his position and pitched his tent with the Reformed All Progressives Congress as Deputy National Chairman (South).

Governor Dickson’s commissioner, others defect to APC in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Youth Development, Mr. Otobo Ibarakumo, has resigned his appointment with the Seriake Dickson administration with immediate effect.

Sokoto contributes N500 million to education revitalisation committee

The Sokoto State Government has pledged to contribute N500 million to the state Consultative Committee on the Revitalisation of Education.

Rommy Ezeonwuka: More federal lawmakers to join APGA

A Board of Trustees (BoT) member of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Rommy Ezeonwuka, has said more senators and House of Representatives members will leave their parties to join the party.

Senator Uzodimma: President Buhari will be re-elected

The Senator representing Imo West senatorial district, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has declared that President Muhammdu Buhari is re-electable in 2019 because he has shown sincerity of purpose and should be encouraged to continue.

Senator Uzodinnma appointed APC BoT member

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Customs, Exercise and Tariffs, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has been appointed a member of the Natural Caucus and Board of Trustees (BOT) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

25 universities’ contingents in Plateau as Theatre Arts festival begins

Contingents from 25 universities have arrived in Plateau State University, (PLASU), Bokkos to participate in the Nigerian Universities Theatre Arts Festival (NUTAF), according to Emmanuel Dandaura, Chairman, NUTAF Board of Trustees.

PTAD suspends 22,000 unverified pensioners from payroll

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) on Wednesday said it had suspended 22,021 pensioners from the payroll following the non-appearance of the pensioners for the verification exercise in 2017.

Al-Hikmah University appoints Senator Wamakko as BOT member

Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin in Kwara State, has appointed Sen. Aliyu Wamakko as member of its Board of Trustees (BOT).

Johns Hopkins University revokes Bill Cosby’s honorary degree after guilty verdict

Johns Hopkins University announced Thursday afternoon that its board of trustees has revoked an honorary degree previously presented to Bill Cosby.

APC has been rejected by Nigerians – PDP replies minister

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a swipe at Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, for urging the electoral commission to withdraw the party’s registration certificate.

Dickson Akoh: President Buhari misled to reject Peace Corps bill

The Commandant of the Nigerian Peace Corps, Dickson Akoh, has said he believes President Muhammadu Buhari “may have been misled” into rejecting the Peace Corps bill.

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A mob lynched a woman in India after rumours circulated on WhatsApp about child kidnappers, police said Monday, days after the messaging firm said it was curbing the forwarding of messages.

NACCIMA urges President Buhari to sign AfCTFA

The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has called on the Federal Government to immediately sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCTFA) to make the economy more competitive.

2019: Ex-minister Edem Duke joins Cross River governorship race

A former Minister of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation in the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Edem Duke, has declared his intention to join the next governorship race in Cross River State come 2019.
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Spain prosecutors want probe into Eric Abidal liver transplant reopened

Spanish public prosecutors said Monday they have asked that a probe into allegations FC Barcelona football club illegally bought a transplant liver for their cancer-stricken ex player Eric Abidal be reopened.
National Chairman, APC, Adams Oshiomhole

2019: Stop shopping for members – APC tells PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has told the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to "stop shopping around for supporters" and channel its energy on the forthcoming 2019 general elections.