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(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 4, 2018 Judge Brett Kavanaugh looks on during his US Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing to be an Associate Justice on the US Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. A college professor went public for the first time on September 16, 2018 to accuse President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick of sexually assaulting her in the 1980s, prompting calls by opposition Democrats to postpone the nomination vote. Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP

Brett Kavanaugh: I will not be intimidated

President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh rejected Monday fresh accusations of sexual assault when he was young and said he would not withdraw from consideration for the high court.
Maldives - Today's elections are regarded as a test for democracy in the island nation [Sharif Ali-Al Jazeera]

Minimum wage: Labour talks tough as ultimatum ends Wednesday

Polling stations have opened in the Maldives for a tense presidential election regarded as a test for democracy in the popular Indian Ocean honeymoon destination.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 4, 2018 Judge Brett Kavanaugh looks on during his US Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing to be an Associate Justice on the US Supreme Court, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. A college professor went public for the first time on September 16, 2018 to accuse President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick of sexually assaulting her in the 1980s, prompting calls by opposition Democrats to postpone the nomination vote. Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP

Donald Trump attacks credibility of Brett Kavanaugh sex accuser

Donald Trump on Friday ditched his previous caution in the scandal threatening his Supreme Court nominee to attack the credibility of the woman accusing the would-be justice of sexual assault when they were teens.

2019: Nasarawa APC worried over mutual attacks on social media

As politicians gear up for the 2019 general elections, the Nasarawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has advised governorship aspirants to restrain supporters from attacking opponents on social media.

Ex-Governor Kalu: No plans to dump APC for PDP

Dr Orji Kalu, former governor of Abia, says he has no plans to defect from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
2 President Buhari receives in Solidarity Visit APC Senators in State House on 25th July 2018

Shehu Sani: I can’t be part of any plot to impeach Bukola Saraki

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna south, has denied being among those allegedly plotting to impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Ex-Governor Aliyu: I never looted the treasury

Former Niger State Governor, Babangida Aliyu, has said that he did not loot the state treasury during his eight year tenure in the state and threatened to challenge the allegation in court.

Minister Kayode Fayemi denies “fuel scarcity comment” ascribed to him

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has denied a statement being circulated on the social media in which he was quoted as justifying the current fuel scarcity.

I’m most qualified to lead PDP – Uche Secondus

A foremost contestant for the seat of the National Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has said he remains the best and most qualified candidate to lead the party.

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2019: Group begs Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar on peaceful electioneering

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