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Lagos ex-commissioner, RULAAC advocate equal fund for police, National Assembly

Former commissioner for lands in Lagos State, Mr. Fola Arthur-Worrey, and the executive director, Rule of Law and Accountability Advocacy Centre (RULAAC), Mr. Okechukwu Nwanguma, have called for equal funding for the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and the National Assembly.

Ekiti APC: Ex-Governor Segun Oni remains suspended

All Progressives Congress (APC), Ekiti State chapter, has reaffirmed that former governor Segun Oni remains suspended in spite of protest against the move by his loyalists.
Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo tasks guild on media professionalism, journalists welfare

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday, in Lagos called on leaders of Nigeria’s media industry to rise up against bastardisation of the profession.

National Assembly leadership: Former governors endorse Senator Lawan, Rep Gbajabiamila – Kashim Shettima

The Borno state Governor, Kashim Shettima, has revealed that former governors in the ninth National Assembly have endorsed the candidature of Senator Ahmed Lawan for the seat of Senate President.
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visits a building site to make a commitment to EU citizens that Scotland would remain their home, in Easterhouse, Glasgow on April 5, 2019. (Photo by John Linton - POOL - AFP)

Brexit chaos leaves Scotland on independence tightrope

With Britain tearing its hair out over the Brexit confusion, Scotland’s government is biding its time as it prepares for the ultimate prize — independence.
Pheu Thai party’s candidate for prime minister Sudarat Keyuraphan (C) shakes hands with her supporters during the party’s final major campaign rally in Bangkok on March 22, 2019, ahead of the March 24 general election. (Photo by Ye Aung THU - AFP)

Thai election complaints mount as junta holds popular vote edge

Confusion and complaints over preliminary results in Thailand’s election mounted on Monday after the first poll since a 2014 coup, with the junta primed to retain its grip on power despite only having a slight edge in the popular vote.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Supplementary poll: APC, INEC conspiracy’ll fail – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said an alleged conspiracy between the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig tomorrow’s supplementary election in some selected states will fail.

Abducted Lebanese killed in Kano

The Kano State Police Command yesterday confirmed the killing of the Lebanese engineer, Sagir Ahmed, by his abductors.
4 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

Nigerian Air Force carries out surveillance on gunmen

The Nigerian Air Force has intensified aerial surveillance over identified hotspots and flashpoints in Kaduna while sustaining its air patrol over the Abuja-Kaduna Highway to track activities of gunmen.

Imo elections: Governor Okorocha’s aide, PDP agent disrupt collation

The Special Adviser to Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State on Electoral Matters, Steve Asinobi, and his (governor’s) associate, Paschal Onwukaike, have violently disrupted the collation of the governorship election.
Princess Ubolratana

Thai party leader contrite after rebuke for princess’ PM candidacy

A Thai political party leader expressed public contrition on Tuesday for selecting a princess as a candidate for prime minister, days after the move provoked a rebuke from her brother, King Maha Vajiralongkorn.
A Rodrigo Duterte impersonator (C), who goes by the name Cresencio Extreme, poses for photos as he attends a church service in the Central district of Hong Kong on February 3, 2019. ISAAC LAWRENCE - AFP

Rodrigo Duterte impersonator sparks frenzy at Hong Kong church

A Rodrigo Duterte impersonator sparked frenzy and confusion during Sunday mass when he walked into a Hong Kong church popular with the city’s Filipino community.
Burna Boy

Full list of winners at the 2019 SOUNDCITY MVP awards

One of the biggest awards in Africa, the Soundcity MVP Awards (3rd Edition), was held Saturday night at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos. One of the biggest awards in Africa, the Soundcity MVP Awards (3rd Edition), was held Saturday night at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos.
Olusegun Obasanjo

2019: Olusegun Obasanjo irrelevant, confused – Presidency

The Presidency has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s declaration that he would support his former deputy, Atiku Abubakar for the 2019 presidential election, as a sign of confusion not worthy of attention.
Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN)

Electoral Act: UPN backs Muhammadu Buhari on accent withdrawal

The Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) backs President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to withhold his accent to the amended Electoral Act passed by the National Assembly

Davido, Tiwa Savage, Falz shine at AFRIMA, Ambode, Chaka Chaka honoured

Nigeria’s singers Davido, Tiwa Savage and Falz won awards at the 5th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held in Accra, Ghana Saturday night.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Group threatens to picket Lagos Assembly over Akinwunmi Ambode’s impeachment plot

A Lagos-based civil rights movement, Save Lagos Group (SLG), has threatened to picket the Lagos State House of Assembly next week if it goes ahead with alleged plans to impeach Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.
APC Nigeria Supporters

2019: Controversies trail Niger APC primaries

Confusion is still trailing the governorship, national and State House of Assembly primaries to elect candidates to fly the flag of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger State thereby causing tension among the ranks of the party.

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Ousted emir emerges Zamfara PDP deputy chairman

Former Emir of Bakura in Zamfara, Alhaji Hassan Marafa has emerged as the Deputy Chairman of the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Seyi Makinde

Tribunal verdict triumph of truth over falsehood – Oyo governor

Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, has described his victory at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal as the triumph of truth over falsehood.
Google employees are holding a sit-in at offices around the world to protest alleged retaliation against workers.

Google to unveils new Pixel phone October 15

Google on Monday sent out invitations to an October 15 event starring “things Made by Google,” with a new Pixel smartphone expected in the line-up.

Reps: 1,723 contractors received N70 billion without mobilising to site

The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on abandoned Projects in Niger Delta has discovered that a total of 1,723 contractors had collected a total of N70.495 billion without mobilising to the site.

Gary Neville brands Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a ‘disgrace’

Gary Neville has branded Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a disgrace and urged his former club to no longer negotiate with the Italian.