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Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Biafra: Senator Okorocha reveals when he’ll join IPOB

The immediate past Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has declared that he will not hesitate to join the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, if the Nnamdi Kanu-led group is able to convince him to do so.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 07, 2015 British Prime Minister David Cameron (R) and London Mayor Boris Johnson leave St Paul’s Cathedral in central London after attending a memorial service in memory of the 52 victims of the 7/7 London attacks. JACK TAYLOR / AFP

David Cameron: Boris Johnson behaved ‘appallingly’ during Brexit pre-vote campaign

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday he had no regrets about launching the Brexit referendum but accused current PM Boris Johnson of behaving “appallingly” during the pre-vote campaigning.

Expert urges NAICOM to convert non-recapitalised companies to micro-insurers

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) has been advised not to totally dispose off insurance companies that fail to meet the new minimum capital requirement for underwriters but instead, convert them to micro-insurers.

Shareholders, independent parties put pressure on SEC to follow due process

It is often said that when two elephants fight, the grass suffers. This is proving to be the case between the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Oando PLC as concerned minority shareholders, who are the aggrieved party in the on-going issue, have seized every opportunity to vehemently air their grievances against the SEC, specifically faulting the recent actions of the regulatory body against Oando PLC.
Nigerian couple loses over $15,000 to US Customs and Border Protection officers at Baltimore Airport. Above a woman being quizzed by a CBP officer

Nigerian couple loses $15,860 undeclared money to US Customs

Nigerian couple loses over $15,000 to US Customs and Border Protection officers at Baltimore Airport. Above a woman being quizzed by a CBP officer
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Abia Assemblyman faces probe for allegedly lying under oath

The President General of Ohuhu Youth Council and former deputy chairman of Umuahia North council area of Abia state, Hon Chinedu Obilor, has called on security agencies to prosecute without delay Hon Kelechi Onuzurike, member representing Umuahia North state constituency.
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Edo residents protest bill seeking protection for Benin DisCo assets

A coalition of civil groups, yesterday, took to streets of Benin, to protest against a bill for a law to provide for electricity theft and other related offences, currently under consideration at the Edo State House of Assembly.

Kogi community banishes father of abducted five-day-old baby

The father of the five-day-old male child abducted by two gunmen on April 11 at Ijagbe community in Kogi State has been banished from the community.

NUJ: Media organisations need adequate funding

The Niger chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Friday decried poor funding of public and private media organisations across the country and called for increased funding for optimal performance.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to ring changes ahead of Manchester City clash

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned his Manchester United stars that there must be a major reaction against title-chasing City tonight.
Three of the vessels and the destroyer USS Farragut are supporting an accompanying mission in the Strait of Hormuz

US sanctions: Iran to block US ships from important waterway

The spokesperson for the Iranian Foreign Ministry, Abbas Mousavi, issued a statement on Monday that warned of “adverse consequences” if the U.S. ended their sanctions waiver on the Persian Gulf nation’s oil imports.

Ekiti warns dealers of petroleum products against hoarding

The Ekiti State Government on Saturday warned owners and operators of filling stations in the state to desist from hoarding of petroleum products or face the consequences.
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INEC: Use of card readers, a must in Saturday’s elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday warned that any community that refuses to use the smart card readers during Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly polls will be doing so at their own risk.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

President Buhari: Disrupt vote at the ‘expense of your life’

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has warned of grave consequences for those who steal ballot boxes or attempt to disrupt rescheduled Nigeria elections.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike: Whoever rigs Rivers elections will suffer God’s wrath

Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike has warned that anyone who rigs the forthcoming election in the state will suffer the wrath of God.
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has restated that he is an advocate of fiscal federalism, stronger state governments and state police.

VP Osinbajo: I feel sad over Justice Onnoghen’s trial

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says he is feeling sad over the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, on allegations of false and non-asset declarations.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

VP Osinbajo: President Buhari not aware of Justice Onnoghen’s non-asset declaration trial until Saturday

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has absolved his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari, of pre-arranging the trial of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal for non declaration of assets.

Abdulrahman Dambazau: Why Zamfara killings will affect food security

The Federal Government says the persistent attacks on residents of Zamfara by bandits will affect food security in the country.

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[FILES] This aerial picture shows smouldering peatland after a fire blaize. (Photo by ADEK BERRY - AFP)

Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.