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Thousands of people marched Sunday in Khartoum, many chanting, “Civilian rule.” Umit Bektas-Reuters

Sudan protesters blame generals for bloodshed at rally

Sudan's protest leaders blamed ruling generals Monday for deadly new violence as three blood-stained bodies were found a day after the first mass rallies since a June crackdown on demonstrators.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC tackles PDP over internal wrangling in ruling party

In what seems like an unending exchange of words between the two dominant parties in the country, the All Progressive Congress (APC) has responded to what it described as ”antics and laughable allegations” from the People Democratic Party (PDP).

June 12: Federal government renames Abuja Stadium after MKO Abiola

President Muhammadu Buhari has renamed the Abuja National Stadium after MKO Abiola, winner of the 1993 presidential elections.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

Full speech of President Buhari 2019 Democracy Day celebration

All Praise is due to GOD Almighty Who spared our lives to be present at this great occasion. We give thanks also that the democratic process has been further entrenched and strengthened.
John Sentamu

Archbishop Sentamu: Nigeria lacks will to address devastation in Niger Delta

Chairman of the Bayelsa State Oil and Environmental Commission (BSOEC) and Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu, has decried lack of political will by the Nigerian government to address environmental devastation in the Niger Delta region.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

VP Osinbajo: Fighting corruption not only way to go

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said that the President Muhammadu Buhari government was morally bound to fight against corruption and insecurity in the land.
Voreqe Bainimarama

Fiji premier says $100 billion needed annually to tackle climate change

Fijian Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, on Monday said at least 100 billion dollars would be needed yearly worldwide by 2020 to tackle global warming.
NASA

NASA: Human influence on global drought traceable since early 1900s

Human-generated greenhouse gases and atmospheric particles were affecting global drought risk as far back as the early 20th century, a recent study by NASA revealed on Monday.
Voters arrive at a polling station at a community centre in Featherstone, Wolverhampton, north west England as local council elections get underway on May 2, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS - AFP)

Main UK parties take Brexit battering in local elections

Britain’s governing Conservatives and the Labour main opposition took a drubbing Friday in English local elections as voters vented their frustration with the Brexit deadlock.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union on Wednesday before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Theresa May: No Brexit deal `in near future’

British Prime Minister Theresa May acknowledged that the government’s strategies to get her Brexit deal approved in Parliament failed, saying there’s little prospect lawmakers will back the thrice-rejected divorce agreement “in the near future”.

NANS commends MAPOLY Rector for development

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has commended Dr Adeola Odedina, the Rector, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta for the administrative and physical development in the school.

International Women’s Day: Dakuku Peterside urges active involvement in blue economy

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has praised women in the country for their contributions and achievements in the typically male-dominated maritime sector, albeit calling for the involvement of more women to help grow the sector.
MAURIZIO SARRI CHELSEA

David Luiz praises Maurizio Sarri for sticking to his principles during Chelsea struggles

David Luiz has described Maurizio Sarri as a "great human" and praised him for sticking to his footballing principles during Chelsea's recent struggles.
Declan Rice heads West Ham into the lead against Newcastle, in a performance which drew great praise from his manager, Manuel Pellegrini. Jane Stokes-ProSports-Rex-Shutterstock

Manuel Pellegrini: Declan Rice already the best English holding midfielder

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini insists Declan Rice is primed to play for England and is already their best option as holding midfielder.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Full text of President Buhari’s election broadcast

On Saturday, February 16, 2019, you will, once again, be called upon to choose the leaders who will pilot the affairs of our great nation for the next four years. This is a constitutional right which should be freely exercised by all eligible voters.
The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, has said the party would resist any attempt to rig the forthcoming general elections in the state.

Lagos election: Jimi Agbaje promises equal opportunities for residents

The Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Jimi Agbaje, on Thursday promised to give all residents equal opportunities in the state if elected.

NiMet predicts lower-than-normal rainfall for 2019

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted lower-than-normal rainfall over most parts of Nigeria in 2019 with expected late start of rains in the north.

President Buhari congratulates Festus Keyamo at 49

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Festus Keyamo on his 49th birthday and commended him for having earned the “highest place and esteem” in the legal profession through his defence of the rights of ordinary Nigerians.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.