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EFCC chief asks Nigerians in Diaspora to pressurise UK to turn in former oil...

The Acting Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has asked Nigerians in Diaspora to put pressure on the United Kingdom to release former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to face trial over alleged corruption in Nigeria.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ: Boko Haram terrorists in disarray in Sambisa

The Defence Headquarters says Boko Haram terrorists in the Sambisa Forest of Borno have been set in disarray, following massive airstrikes conducted by the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) on Friday.
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CUPP raises alarm over plot to pass infectious diseases control bill in secrecy

As National Assembly resumes sitting Tuesday, the opposition Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has raised alarm over plot by lawmakers to pass the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020, known as the compulsory vaccine Bill in secrecy and without public hearing.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is “desperate” to play after having his ankle cast removed following surgery earlier this month but there is still no timeline for the Frenchman’s return, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.

Paul Pogba could get Inter Milan transfer, swap deal possible

Two new Paul Pogba transfer rumours are doing the rounds today, one of which is credible and the other has to be the worst there has been in a long time.

Kogi electoral body seeks support from police, army

The Kogi State Independent Electoral Commission (KOSIEC) on Wednesday called for closer partnership with the Police and Army command in the State towards ensuring the smooth operation of the commission.

Supreme Court rulings: PDP governors congratulate members

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governors Forum, has congratulated four of its members whose elections were affirmed by the Supreme Court.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs chief to supervise recruitment

Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (retd.), is to supervise the recruitment of personnel into the service.
Candidate of the APC, Chief David Lyon (middle); Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo (Left), Deputy Governorship Candidate and Hon. Jothan Amos (Right), State Chairman of APC Bayelsa in Ekeremor Town on Saturday during the APC Governorship Campaign Rally.

President Buhari congratulates Bayelsa Governor-elect David Lyon on election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the November 16 election in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, on his impressive victory.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared David Lyon of the All Progressive (APC) winner of the Bayelsa State Governorship election.

David Lyon declared Bayelsa governor-elect

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the Bayelsa State Governorship election.

Bayelsa/Kogi election: INEC urged on priority-voting for deaf, dumb voters

Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) has called for priority-voting for those with non-visible disabilities such as the deaf and dumb voters in the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.

Ijaw youth urges security agencies to probe Nembe pre-election violence

The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Central Zone, has called on security agencies to investigate the pre-election violence that rocked Nembe Local Government Area in Bayelsa State and left some persons dead and others injured.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku group frowns at delay in presidential elections appeal panel composition

Democracy Vanguard of Nigeria in Diaspora (DVND), an ally to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate for the 2019 general elections, Atiku Abubakar, has expressed concerns over the delay in constituting the seven-man Presidential Elections Appeal Panel.

Kogi guber: INEC boss assures of credible poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has assured of its readiness to conduct a peaceful, free, fair, credible, acceptable and conclusive 2019 Kogi State Governorship election if all hands are on deck.
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Bayelsa governor hails council poll as APC boycotts exercise

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has described the local government council election in the state as peaceful, free, fair and credible.

DELSU conducts first ever SUG online voting in Nigeria

The Delta State University, DELSU, Abraka has conducted the first ever solely online Students’ Union Government election in Nigeria.

PDP: President Buhari government borrowed N12 trillion in three years

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Presidency borrowed a total of N12.27 trillion within three years and without any significant development project on which the money was invested.
PDP Presidential candidate and main opposition leader Atiku Abubakar (C) leaves the polling station with his wife Amina Titilayo Atiku-Abubakar (R) after casting their votes at Agiya polling station in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria on February 23, 2019, as voting commenced in the presidential election. – Nigerians began voting for a new president on February 23 after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence. Some 120,000 polling stations began opening from 0700 GMT, although there were indications of a delay in the delivery of some materials and deployment of staff, AFP reporters said. (Photo by Luis TATO / AFP)

Pro-democracy group gives pass mark to presidential, national assembly election

A group, Initiative to Save Democracy, has given a pass mark on the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections, describing it as “largely peaceful.”

Governor Ajimobi hails election as credible, peaceful

Oyo South senatorial district candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Abiola Ajimobi, has expressed satisfaction with the conduct of Saturday’s election, describing it as credible, peaceful and relatively hitch-free.

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Brendan Rodgers using King Power to prepare Leicester for empty grounds

Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers is planning to hold training sessions for his players at their empty stadium.
English side, Leicester City, have demanded €55m from French team, Paris Saint-Germain to secure the services of Nigeria’s midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi.

Wilfred Ndidi ready for Premier League restart

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is keen for action to restart in the English Premier League and insisted that the squad is in good physical shape despite the coronavirus lockdown.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 15-year-old boy for defiling 3-year-old girl

A fifteen-year-old boy is currently cooling his heels at the police custody in Osi-Ekiti, for allegedly defiling a three-year-old girl.

PDP wins Cross River councils election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the 2020 local government election in the 18 councils and 196 electoral wards of Cross River.
German coach Gernot Rohr yesterday earned praises from the Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare for the meritorious manner he has conducted the Super Eagles orchestra since he took the reins of the national team in 2016.

Why I allowed renewal of Gernot Rohr’s contract – minister

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on Sunday, revealed why he consented to the renewal of Gernot Rohr’s contract.