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Oby Ezekwesili resigns as leader of Red Card Movement

Former minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, has resigned her position as leader of the Red Card Movement (RCM). The decision was made at the RCM secretariat, yesterday, in Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari: ICT shores up Nigeria second quarter growth by 11.81 percent

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector alone accounted for 11.81 percent of Nigeria’s economic growth in the second quarter of 2018, a development that showed a marginal increase of 1.81 percent growth when compared to that of 2017.
Muhammadu Buhari

CSO: Why Muhammadu Buhari remains most credible option for Nigeria

The New Initiative For Credible Leadership (NICreL) on Thursday adjudged President Muhammadu Buhari as the most credible option among other candidates contesting for the presidential seat in the 2019 general elections.

Patrick Vieira: Mario Balotelli the same now as he was at 16

Nice coach Patrick Vieira believes Mario Balotelli is the same person he was at 16 years old, and will be so even when he is in his mid-40s.

PFN condemns killing of Red Cross aid worker

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, Lagos State Chapter, on Tuesday condemned the killing of the Red Cross aid Worker, Miss Hauwa Leman, describing it as barbaric.

Ango Abdullahi: Parliamentary system panacea to Nigeria’s corruption

Leader of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Professor Ango Abdullahi, has said that the only way Nigeria can end corruption and the numerous challenges standing on its way to greatness is to abolish ‘corrupt and expensive’ presidential system for parliamentary system of government.

Akwa [email protected]: Udom Emmanuel warns residents against going back to ‘internal slavery’

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has once again appealed to the people of the state to embrace his administration and reject the opposition.

Osun guber: INEC’s ban on phones will reduce vote buying, selling – CSO

YIAGA Africa, a Civil Society Organisation, said the Independent National Electoral Commission’s ban on phones in voting booths during the Osun governorship election would reduce vote buying and selling.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) rose from several hours of meeting approving the appointment of Yekini Nabena as acting National Publicity of the party.

APC: Kemi Adeosun’s resignation, salute to honour, integrity

Mr Yekini Nabena, the APC acting National Publicity Secretary, said this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja.

Governor Dickson lauds Kabiru Turaki’s loyalty, exemplary service to nation

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has commended a frontline PDP Presidential Aspirant, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, SAN, for his loyalty, commitment and service to the nation.

My vision is to redirect economic future of Osun – AD candidate

The Governorship Candidate of Alliance for Democracy (AD), in the forthcoming Gubernatorial Election in Osun State, Arc. Olugbenga Akintola, has said that his vision for Osun was to redirect the economic future of the agrarian State.

Kabiru Turaki: APC has truncated vision of founding fathers

Frontline PDP presidential hopeful, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, SAN, has accused the APC-led federal government of derailing from the vision of Nigeria’s founding fathers.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore wants debate with President Buhari

Nigerian journalist and presidential aspirant, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, wants to have a debate with President Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and other presidential aspirants.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi recalls sacked commissioner

Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi, has recalled the former Commissioner for Agriculture, Moses Ogodoali, who he relieved of his appointment about four months ago for alleged misconduct.

Governor Ambode: N20 billion spent to secure Lagos in three years

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has said that his administration has invested over N20 billion on security in the past three years.
Covenant University

Covenant University graduates 238 first class honours

A total of 238 students of Covenant University in Ota, Ogun, on Friday graduated with first class honours’ degrees at the institution’s 2017/2018 Convocation.

Vice President Osinbajo urges Nigerians to do things differently to move nation forward

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians to imbibe the principles of creativity, innovation and hard work for the development of the country.

Luciano Spalletti: Inter players deserve Champions League football

Luciano Spalletti thinks Inter have earned to right to Champions League football as they prepare for Sunday's crucial Serie A showdown with Lazio.

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EU ‘no-deal’ Brexit plan has bad news for travellers

The EU published contingency plans for a “no-deal” Brexit on Tuesday, outlining a host of travel rights Britons would lose, from recognition of driving licences to loss of pet passports.

INEC: 13,000 PVCs unclaimed in Kuje

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says no fewer than 13,000 registered voters were yet to collect their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) in Kuje Area Council of the FCT.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Kwara bye-election: PDP warns against use of security to intimidate voters

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned against “plot’’ to use the police as a tool to intimidate voters and rig the Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke-Ero/Isin Federal Constituency by-election in Kwara scheduled for Saturday.
Second Niger Bridge

Federal government awards N206 billion contract for 2nd Niger Bridge to Julius Berger

The federal government has awarded Julius Berger Construction Company a N206 billion contract for the main work on the 2nd Niger Bridge.

Rob Shuter: MTN to acquire banking licence in Nigeria

Rob Shuter, the chief executive officer at MTN Group, says the group will acquire an independent banking licence in Nigeria by 2019.