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Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Governor Wike: Edo Assembly crisis exposes APC’s script to win at all cost

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, said the crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly exposes an alleged script by All Progressives Congress (APC) to win next month’s Edo governorship election at all cost.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF: No election in Anambra FA

Nigeria Football Federation has stated categorically that there has been no election into the executive committee of the Anambra State Football Association.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Ondo governor, deputy bicker over impeachment plot

The frosty relationship between Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State and his embattled Deputy, Mr. Agboola Ajayi, yesterday, took a new twist as a plot to impeach the deputy governor thickened.
President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington, Dec. 17, 2019. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington, Dec. 17, 2019.

Donald Trump asks for prayers, bemoans fate ahead of impeachment

U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter to ask his millions of followers to say a prayer, as the House of Representatives was readying to impeach a president for only the third time in the country’s history.

Prelate Samuel Uche condemns selective fight against corruption

The Methodist Church Nigeria has urged the Federal Government to fight its war against corruption no matter who is affected.
Adeola Sosanwo

I didn’t collect money from APC to abandon my case at the tribunal –...

The Peoples Democratic Party Candidate for Ogun East Senatorial seat in the last National Assembly election, Engr. Deola Sosanwo, on Thursday, denied allegations that he has collected money from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its Candidate, Senator Lekan Mustapha, to discontinue his Petition at the Tribunal where he is challenging the outcome of that election.
Simon Kolawole

INEC’s bolt from the blue

The postponement of the 2019 general election by one week — even if by one day — is yet another spectacular testament to the pathological incompetence ruining our country. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) told us a million times that it was ready for the elections.
France's President Emmanuel Macron, gestures as he delivers his final press conference on the second day of the G20 Leader's Summit, in Buenos Aires, on December 01, 2018. G20 leaders on Saturday found the minimum common ground on the global economy at a summit in Buenos Aires with a closing communique that left divisions on clear display. Ludovic MARIN / AFP

Protesters: Emmanuel Macron’s speech is too late, we are going back

Groups of “yellow vest” protesters across France responded scathingly to the “crumbs” offered by President Emmanuel Macron in a speech intended to defuse their revolt, but others acknowledged his efforts.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos guber: More opposition parties deny endorsing Jide Sanwo-Olu

More opposition parties in Lagos on Friday denied involvement in the endorsement of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Jide Sanwoolu for 2019.

Imo guber: Hope Uzodinma, Eze Madumere, others boycott APC primary

Members of the Imo State All Progressives Congress (APC) Coalition have boycotted the fresh governorship primary election in the state ordered by the party’s national leadership. The party had fixed a rerun of the governorship primary in Imo State after cancelling an earlier one supervised by the Ahmed Gulak committee over alleged flaws.
INEC Election Nigeria

Osun election: CUPP calls for cancellation of rerun

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called for the cancellation of what it described as ‘charade’ and ‘contraption’ the supplementary election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Aregbesola’s chief of staff wins Osun APC guber ticket

The Chief of Staff to the Osun State Governor, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, has won the All Progressives Congress governorship ticket.

APC accuses Buba Galadima of committing a punishable offence

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused Buba Galadima, chairman of the Reformed-APC, a faction of the ruling party, of impersonation.
APC Convention

APC Convention confirms Buhari’s desperation to seize presidential ticket – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) berates the national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a charade, a mockery of democracy and assault on the sensibility of Nigerians.

2019: PDP Group Backs ex-minister Tanimu Turaki for president

Ahead of the 2019 presidential election, the PDP Youth and Elders Forum, has thrown its weight behind the 2019 presidential ambition of the former minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Barr. Tanimu Kabiru Turaki, SAN.

Winnie Mandela: South Africa’s flawed heroine

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s marriage to Nelson Mandela and her anti-apartheid activism ensured many South Africans saw her as “the mother of the nation”, but her past was littered with dark controversies.

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WTO: Governor Obiano urges President Buhari not to allow Donald Trump to frustrate Ngozi...

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and other African leaders, not to allow US President Donald Trump to frustrate Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s bid to emerge as the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation.
Everton winger Theo Walcott wants to stay at Southampton permanently.

Theo Walcott keen to make Southampton move permanent

Everton winger Theo Walcott wants to stay at Southampton permanently.
Barcelona presidential candidate Victor Font is eager for more the club's icons to be involved in his project.

Barcelona presidential candidate eager for legends to return

Barcelona presidential candidate Victor Font is eager for more the club's icons to be involved in his project.
Fabinho has said he is now ready to make his first Premier League appearance since joining Liverpool.

​Liverpool worry after Fabinho withdrawn from Brazil squad

Liverpool are having serious concerns about the fitness of midfielder Fabinho.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 322 new COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 52,227.

Nigeria records 150 new virus cases, two deaths

“Till date, 62,521 cases have been confirmed, 58, 249 cases have been discharged and 1141 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory”, the agency reported on its microsite Thursday night.