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The Deputy Minority Leader and member representing Bende North in Abia State House of Assembly, Hon Chijioke Chukwu, said no fewer than seven members from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the House will between now and April, defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Seven pro-democratic politicians in Hong Kong have been arrested over protests and scuffles that broke out in the city’s legislature earlier this year, according to a police statement.
An advocacy group, South-East, South-South Professionals of Nigeria (SESSPN) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to restructure the country, review the present devolution of powers and whittle down the centre to allow for competition and calculated economic growth in accordance with the needs of the different regions.
Mr Khangoshvili is said to have survived multiple assassination attempts while continuing to receive threats after fleeing to Germany in 2016.
Carveton helicopters: Nigerian government’s action against Rivers confirms premium on oil – Ledum Mitee
Former President of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), Ledum Mitee, has faulted Federal Government’s position on the controversial Carveton Helicopters that flew in Port Harcourt, and its pilots arrested by Rivers State government.
A coalition of civil society groups has called on the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, to act on the corruption allegations against the director-general of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading PLC (NBET), Marilyn Amobi, and the alleged victimisation of the whistleblowers at the agency.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has stressed the need for Nigeria to be restructured if it must take its rightful place in the comity of nations.
Following the rising spate of socio-political tension in the Gulf of Guinea, the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major-Gen. Babagana Monguno (Rtd), Saturday insisted on the leadership of Nigeria within the Gulf of Guinea given Nigeria’s critical and strategic role in Africa.
Indian farmers who have been protesting for months against deregulation of produce markets plan to block a major expressway outside New Delhi on Saturday, the 100th day of their campaign, they said.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has welcomed the opportunity to make rotavirus vaccine available to more children living in humanitarian crises, saying thanks to a landmark pricing agreement with the manufacturer, GSK.
Tiger Woods told responding deputies to his single-vehicle crash last week that he did not know how the accident happened and didn’t remember driving, USA Today reported Thursday.
The United States on Thursday unveiled new measures to punish Myanmar’s army for its February 1 coup, blocking the ministries of defence and home affairs and top military conglomerates from certain types of trade.
Former Super Eagles striker Obafemi Martins has revealed that he has no rift with Nigerian hip-hop star, Burna Burna.
Bishop Wale Oke, Founder of the Sword of the Spirit Ministries, Ibadan, Oyo State, has been elected the new National President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN).
The FMDQ Securities Exchange Limited has announced the registration of the Parthian Partners Limited ₦20.00 billion Commercial Paper (CP) Programme to its platform.
A Sharia Court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, on Thursday dissolved a business man, Abdulrauf Musa’s marriage, over insulting his wife, Jamila Yusuf and disobeying her parents.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it will not hesitate to apply appropriate sanctions on marketers engaged in hoarding of petroleum products in their outlets.
Suspected bandits have attacked Gatawa town in Sabon Birni local government of Sokoto state, killing three persons, including a 7-year old internally dispaced person (IDP).