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South Africa warrant for businessman Ajay Gupta cancelled

South African authorities have said that controversial businessman Ajay Gupta is no longer wanted by police.

PFN urges members to vote for candidates who can reduce killings

Less than 24 hours to the presidential election, the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria has charged its 40 million members nationwide to vote for a candidate whose values align with those of the association.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-6

Election: BSO stages solidarity walk for President Buhari

Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) has asked Nigerians to reflect on the last three and a half years and compare it with the 16 years of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before picking their choice of candidates in Saturday elections.
Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says there is no public officer that has not been accused of corruption.

Atiku Abubakar: No public officer who hasn’t been accused of corruption

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says there is no public officer that has not been accused of corruption.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

President Buhari: This is my last contest

President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, in Saturday’s election has said, this will be the last time he would be contesting for elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari addressed crowds of supporters in his home state of Katsina in the northwest, while his main challenger, Atiku Abubakar, held his last rally in his native Adamawa, in the northeast.

Last day of campaigning in Nigeria before polling

Nigeria’s presidential candidates wrapped up their election campaigns on Thursday, making a final pitch to voters before Africa’s most populous country heads to the polls.

Former FIFA supremo Sepp Blatter summoned in 2006 World Cup investigation

Sepp Blatter has been summoned to explain how Germany was awarded the 2006 World Cup as prosecutors in Switzerland investigate suspected corruption in the bidding process, the disgraced former FIFA supremo told AFP on Thursday.

Election: US, UK, EU have hidden agenda – Abba Kyari

The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, says the utterances made by officials of the United States, the United Kingdom and the European Union, show that there is a hidden agenda ahead of Saturday’s elections.
President Buhari participates at the signing of 2nd National Peace Accord in Abuja on 13th Feb 2019-6

Election: ANAP polls put President Buhari in the lead but final outcome ‘too close...

A presidential pre-election opinion poll commissioned by ANAP Foundation, a non-profit organisation, has put President Muhammadu Buhari in the lead .
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Adams Oshiomhole: Muhammadu Buhari not sit-tight President

The National Chairman, All Progressives Congress, Adam Oshiomhole, says President Muhammadu Buhari is not a sit-tight President.

Elections: Facebook reveals most talked topics in Nigeria

Facebook has revealed the most talked about subjects and topics of conversation on its platform with regards to the upcoming Nigerian elections.
Mr Onofiok Luke, the Speaker, Akwa Ibom House of Assembly says Gov. Udom Emmanuel needs another four years in office to complete the urbanisation of Eket town.

Governor Emmanuel challenges President Buhari to expose corrupt politicians running to APC

Akwa Ibom State governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal government to prosecute all corrupt politicians running to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in to escape justice.
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Elections: Nigerians charge to shun violence, embrace peace

The Organisation of Africa Instituted Churches (OAIC), has charged Nigerians to shun violence and imbibe tolerance during the forthcoming elections in the country.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Election: My husband is compassionate, lovely – Aisha Buhari tells NURTW

The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, says her husband is a compassionate and loving person with the interest of the ordinary masses at heart despite looking tough and hard.
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President Buhari vows to probe $16 billion power project

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will probe the spending of the $16 billion Independent Power Project executed by the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari promises infrastructural development in Bayelsa

President Mohammadu Buhari has promised that the Federal government would pay more attention to infrastructural development in Bayelsa State.
Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Corruption is Nigeria’s biggest problem

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has identified corruption as the country’s biggest problem, saying it is responsible for a multitude of avoidable child deaths yearly.
Yemi Osinbajo

Federal government to secure fresh $500 million facility for job creation

The federal government has disclosed its plan to borrow a sum of $500 million from the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), noting that the facility will be invested in creating more jobs for young graduates.

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Rwanda seizes skin bleaching products worth $46,000

Rwandan authorities have seized skin bleaching products and other illegal products worth $46,000 in a joint operation conducted in different parts of the country, the Rwanda Investigation Bureau said on Friday.

Election: INEC concludes distribution of sensitive materials in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission office in Lokoja, Kogi State, says it has concluded the distribution of sensitive materials for the Presidential and National Assembly elections to all the 21 local government areas of the state.

FIRS lifts restrictions on bank accounts of alleged tax defaulters

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has written to banks, directing them to lift the lien on tax defaulters’ bank accounts for 30 days.
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France probes sexual assault claim against Vatican envoy

French prosecutors said Friday they were investigating a sexual assault complaint made against the Vatican’s envoy to Paris in more unwelcome news for the Catholic church as it looks to turn the page on years of scandal.
[FILE] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech before lighting a stylised-menorah during the start of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, in Ramat Gan in the suburbs of the Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv on December 2, 2018. – Israeli police on December 2 recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara for bribery and other offences, the third such move against the premier in recent months. Netanyahu immediately rejected the accusations, but the three cases against him have led to speculation that they could eventually force the long-serving prime minister to step down. (Photo by Jack GUEZ / AFP)

Israel denies Benjamin Netanyahu’s Holocaust comment in Poland

Israel has denied reports that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implicated Poles in the Holocaust during World War II, in an incident that threatened to spark another major spat between the two countries.