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40 Rivers pupils get N4 million scholarship

Dufil Prima Foods, makers of Indomie noodles, has given out N4 million in scholarships to 40 junior secondary and primary school pupils in Choba community, Rivers State.
Men look at a cutout image of Pope Francis as another person takes a picture of the cutout itself, days ahead of the papal visit to the United Arab Emirates, at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Dubai on January 30, 2019. (Photo by GIUSEPPE CACACE - AFP)

Vatican opens debate on married priests

The Vatican has formally opened debate on letting married men be ordained as priests in remote parts of the Amazon where priests are so few that Catholics can go weeks or months without attending a Mass.
Senator Ben Murray-Bruce

Senator Bruce: Some of my colleagues don’t read

A Nigerian senator, Ben Murray-Bruce, is angry at the level of knowledge displayed by his colleagues in the 8th Senate.
Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder: I can’t say I’ll knock Anthony Joshua out

The debate began raging far and wide Saturday night, as soon as referee Harvey Dock counted out Dominic Breazeale.

House of Reps moves to probe $27 billion oil revenue loss to IOCs

The House of Representatives on Wednesday resolved to probe the $27 billion oil revenue loss to international oil companies since 1999 till date.

Corruption may end in Nigeria this year!

Two days ago, while waiting as usual, at the Lagos airport, for delayed flights, I met a group talking about the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) and its handling of the asset declaration case of former Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen. It was a heated but thrilling debate which began with a discussion on whether or not, the case could inspire our anti-corruption bodies.
Armando Vega Gil

Musician commits suicide after #MeToo accusation

A Mexican rock star was found dead Monday after tweeting that he planned to kill himself in a “radical declaration of innocence” after being accused of sexual harassment by the country’s #MeToo movement.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Gombe elections: APC wins Yamaltu constituency seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abubakar Sadik Ibrahim, as the winner of Yamaltu West constituency in the election into Gombe State House of Assembly.

Gombe elections: APC wins Yamaltu West assembly seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abubakar Ibrahim, as the winner of Yamaltu West constituency in the election into Gombe State House of Assembly.

Emmanuel Jime: Benue ranched people instead of cattle

The All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Benue State, Emmanuel Jime, said people have been the ones ranched instead of cattle under Governor Samuel Ortom’s anti-open grazing law.
Obiageli Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili: How I plan to tackle girl-child education if elected president

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Obiageli Ekekwesili, says getting girls in school must be a priority for every nation, especially one like Nigeria which she says, is still “struggling with development”.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar campaign team gives condition for presidential debate

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, will only participate in the presidential debate slated for today if President Muhammadu Buhari attends, a campaign spokesperson has said.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

APC: Why Pesident Buhari may not attend presidential debate

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday said there is nothing special in the presidential debate, saying its presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, may choose not to attend if he feels there are other viable options with which he can engage Nigerians.

2019: Simon Lalong, Jeremiah Useni, Jonathan Temlong feature on Plateau gubernatorial debate

Plateau State Debate Group has selected Governor Simon Lalong (APC), General Jeremiah Useni (retired) PDP and General Jonathan Temlong (retired) ADP and three others out of 22 governorship candidates in the state for a debate ahead of the 2019 governorship election.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Kaduna guber: SDP’s Haruna Saeed demands debate

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) gubernatorial candidate in Kaduna state, Haruna Saeed, on Tuesday challenged Governor Nasiru El-Rufai and other governorship candidates to a debate on their plans for the state.
May confirmed that British lawmakers will vote on the Brexit deal on December 11 [Kevin Lamarque-Reuters]

Donald Trump attacks Theresa May’s Brexit deal, says it may harm US-UK trade

US President Donald Trump said on Monday that UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit agreement with the European Union (EU) may hamper trade between Washington and London.
A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May as she makes a statement to MPs in the House of Commons in London on September, 2018, on the progress of the police investigation into the March 4 nerve agent attack in Salisbury, on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.British prosecutors said Wednesday they have a European arrest warrant for two Russians suspected of a nerve agent attack on a former spy in the city of Salisbury. Police identified Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov as the men who allegedly tried to kill Russian former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia with Novichok in March. / AFP PHOTO / PRU AND AFP PHOTO / HO /

UK Parliament votes on Brexit deal December 11

The parliament in the United Kingdom will vote on 11 December, after five days of debate, whether to accept or reject the Brexit deal agreed with the European Union on Sunday.
Ademola Adeleke

Senator Adeleke: Why I didn’t attend Osun governorship debate

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ademola Adeleke, has explained why he was absent at the 2018 Osun State governorship debate which held in Osogbo, the state capital on Sunday.

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US, Nigeria sign new pact on food security

The United States of America and Nigeria have signed a declaration of partnership to launch a five-year plan to improve food security, build greater resilience, and improve household nutrition in the country.

Over 20 feared dead as bandits attack Sokoto villages

Among the villages noted were Kamitau Mala Faru, and Dan Tatsako Some residents of one of the affected areas Kamitau said, the bandits attacked the area around 5:45am yesterday.

Korea to train 45 police on forensic investigation

The Republic of Korea, through its grant aid and technical cooperation agency, Korea International Cooperation Agency, (KOICA), has organised a three-year training programme for 45 Nigerian police personnel.
Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods says ‘Father Time’ catching up with him

Tiger Woods fans were hoping his Masters win in April marked a return to the days when he was a consistent threat at every major championship.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senate seeks Nigeria’s status on extended continental shelf

The Senate yesterday invited the United Nations Resident Team in Nigeria and the Nigeria Boundary Commission to brief it on the status of Nigeria’s claim of extended continental shelf.