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Following his victory in the House of Representatives rerun election in Tudun Wada-Doguwa federal constituency of Kano State, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa has been reinstated as the Leader of the House of Representatives.

National Assembly gets only 1% of annual budgets – Reps leader

Doguwa, who disclosed this while addressing the board of Civil Society and Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), who paid him a working visit in his office on Thursday, said the wrong narrative about the salaries and allowances of members of the legislature should be corrected.
The peaceful protest is fast yielding results with the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and setting up a judicial panel of enquiry by state governments.

#EndSARS: It’s no longer business as usual – WIC

The World Igbo Congress, WIC, has said that the significance of the ongoing protests across Nigeria is an indication that there is no more business as usual in the country.

NDDC audit: Senator Kalu asks National Assembly to focus on missing funds

Senate Chief Whip, Sen. Orji Kalu, has said that the ongoing audit of the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), should focus on missing funds rather than projects awarded and completed by contractors.

Didier Drogba joins effort to distribute aid to poor in Ivory Coast

Former Ivorian striker Didier Drogba and one of the country’s biggest music groups Magic System distributed aid on Friday to 200 families in a poor area of Abidjan as part of the effort to fight the coronavirus crisis.
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Your only option is to go in 2023 – PDP tells President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari over his New Year message to Nigerians and faulted his announcement not to contest election in future.

Issa Aremu: Sambo Dasuki, Omoyele Sowore must prove innocence on charges against them

While hailing the release of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki and Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, Labour leader, Comrade Issa Aremu, has said they must prove their innocence of the charges against them.

PDP seek withdrawal of certificates of return from 14 Edo lawmakers-elect

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State has written the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) urging it to withdraw certificates of return from 14 members-elect of the Edo State House of Assembly.

PSC to deploy 45 officials for Bayelsa, Kogi polls

The Police Service Commission has concluded arrangements to deploy 45 officials to monitor the governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States on November 16, 2019.

Election postponement: NLC demand public holiday

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has asked government to declare a two or three-day public holiday to enable workers travel to perform their civic responsibility in the face of imminent voter apathy as a result of the shift in the date of the general elections.
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Cleric urges Nigerians to vote credible leaders

The Chairman, Anambra Catholic Education Commission, Rev. Fr Hypolite Adigwe, has urged Nigerians to eschew sentiments and vote for the right leaders at all levels.
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New Year: NBA chief Paul Usoro accuses President Buhari of trampling on rule of...

The President of the Nigeria Bar Association, Paul Usoro, has accused the Muhammadu Buhari administration of trampling on the rule of law.

Igbos urged to ignore IPOB’s call for election boycott in 2019

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Umuahia, the Most Rev. Lucius Ugorji, has expressed concern over the call by the Indigenous People of Biafra on the South East to boycott the 2019 general elections.
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Catholic bishop decries IPOB’s call for boycott of 2019 polls

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Umuahia, the Most Rev. Lucius Ugorji, has expressed concern over the call by IPOB on the South-East to boycott the 2019 general elections.

FIRS to block bank accounts of 6,772 corporate tax defaulters

Babatunde Fowler, executive chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), said that 6,772 corporate bank accounts will be frozen for defaulting on tax payments.
The standard bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party in the ongoing Osun election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has boasted that he would win the contest in landslide if the process is free and fair

Osun election: I will win in landslide – Ademola Adeleke

The standard bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party in the ongoing Osun election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has boasted that he would win the contest in landslide if the process is free and fair.

Vote buying, non-payment of salaries, others worry Anglican Church

The Diocese of Ekiti West, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), on Sunday advised politicians against making unrealistic promises to the electorate as the 2019 general elections approaches.

2019: Comrade Oshiomhole urges Nigerians to vote for candidates with character

Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, on Friday urged Nigerians to look out for the character and antecedents of candidates before casting their votes in the 2019 general election.

Arewa CF: Nigeria in a trying period

The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has observed with concern that Nigeria is in a trying period with so many challenges.

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The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

Heavy security presence at Anambra SEMA warehouse over ‘planned attack’

There is a heavy detachment of security operatives at the Agu Awka area of Awka, the capital of Anambra State.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

#EndSARS: Cross River governor promises N100,000 reward for information on looters

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has promised a reward of N100,000 to anyone who volunteered information that could lead to the recovery of property looted during the #EndSARS protests of Oct. 23 and Oct. 24.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

#EndSARS: 80 in police net over looting of property in Calabar

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Abdulkadir Jimoh, who spoke with newsmen on Monday in Calabar, said that the police had recovered some of the looted items.

#EndSARS: NBC imposes N3 million sanction on AIT, Channel TV, others

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has imposed N3 million sanction each on AIT, Channels and Arise News television stations, for alleged violation of broadcasting code in reporting the #EndSARS protests.
William Troost-Ekong is happy with the progress has made since linking up with Sky Bet Championship club Watford.

William Troost-Ekong disappointed with Watford’s draw vs Bournemouth

“We should have perhaps tried to defend a bit higher, especially in the second half, but it’s quite difficult as we didn’t have the right pressure on the ball. They tried to play behind us quite a lot, so they pinned us back a bit with the ball in behind. They moved the ball well and as soon as we tried to get up the pitch, they tried to get behind us. They had quick players, so we had to cover the space.” he said