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Elder Statesman and former Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark, said, weekend, that it was uncalled-for and hypocritical for Northern politicians to argue that there was no rotation of power between North and South, as President Muhammadu Buhari presently serving his second term in office, rode to power in 2015 based on the arrangement.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan; former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu; and Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance, Senator Olamilekan Adeola, have felicitated with the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.
Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, who provided damning impeachment evidence against President Donald Trump, retired from the US Army on Wednesday after being subjected to a campaign of “bullying, intimidation and retaliation,” his attorney said.
A coalition of organisations under the aegis of League of Nigerian Youth Groups, has slammed spokesman of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, over his recent call on youths to force out the present administration from office.
Groups under Coalition Against Killings In Northern Nigeria (CAKIN) on Monday rose from it’s meeting to call on President Muhammadu Buhari to end killings, kidnappings and banditry in the region within the next 14 days or face massive protests.
The Presidency has acknowledged concerns expressed by several members of the public regarding the recent incident among the occupants of the State House.
The Federal Capital Territory FCT Ministerial Task-team on the Enforcement of COVID-19 Restrictions has arrested 74 persons travelling through the city to other parts of the country.
The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, has said that the strike action being proposed will commence today in the port facilities in the southern part of the country if the arrested port workers are not released by midnight yesterday.
Barack Obama will endorse his longtime deputy Joe Biden for US president Tuesday, sources close to the former commander in chief said, as the Democratic Party rallies around its flagbearer ahead of November’s election.
Some state governments recently met with religious leaders and relaxed their regulations with respect to having a gathering of not less than 30 or even 20 people gathered in a place at any given time.
The Rivers State Government has shut down Carveton Helicopters in the state for endangering the lives of Rivers people over what it tagged as “suspicious operation of the company in the state.”
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to speak up on reports that Chadian President Idris Deby, personally led his country’s troops recently to route out insurgents and freed Nigerian territories and soldiers held captive by terrorists in northern part of Borno state.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), said the Nigerian armed force is ready to enforce President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive on the restriction of movements following the lockdown in the Federal Capital Territory, Lagos and Ondo States to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari was presidential in his address to the nation on coronavirus (COVID-19) on Sunday. He got off his accustomed armchair; stood up and spoke to Nigerians like an unfeigned commander-in-chief. I could see the sense of urgency in his cadence and grimace.
Moves to make it mandatory for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to organise public debates for all candidates to the Offices of Deputy Governor, Governor, Vice President, President, yesterday got a boost as a Bill to such effect scaled second reading in the Senate.
There was palpable fear and apprehension at the popular Ophoke-Abba market, Kpiri-Kpiri in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital, following the discovery of a substance suspected to be an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).
Court restrains Edo government from publishing defamatory materials against Idahosa Okunbo, Adams Oshiomhole
An FCT High Court on Tuesday restrained the Edo government from publishing any defamatory materials against businessman, Capt. Idahosa Okunbo, and former National Chairman, All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole.
Serie A giants Juventus will reportedly offer Arsenal a choice of Gonzalo Higuain, Douglas Costa or Cristian Romero in exchange for Alexandre Lacazette.
Ex-President Barack Obama has applauded Joe Biden’s choice of Senator Kamala Harris as a running mate in this year’s United States Presidential Election scheduled to hold in November.
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Dele Aiyenugba says he’s delighted to return to the Nigeria Professional football league years after leaving for Europe.
Vietnam’s total automobile sales in the first seven months of this year stood at 131,248 units.
The Rechtbank Gelderland High Court in Arnhem, Holland has found former Nigeria coach, Johannes Bonfrere, guilty of defamation in a case brought before it by, yet another former Nigeria coach, Clemens Westerhof.
Authorities in China have found the novel coronavirus on the packaging of imported frozen seafood that arrived from the port city of Dalian, which recently battled a surge of cases, a local government said on Tuesday.
An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday, ordered that a 22-year-man, Damilola Muyideen, who allegedly raped a 15-year-old girl be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional Centre, Lagos, pending legal advice.
Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria on Tuesday expressed sadness over the Southern Kaduna killings.