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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.
Yekini Nabena

2019: APC accepts Senator Saraki’s challenge to debate on national TV

The Acting National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, has accepted Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s challenge to debate national issues on any national television.
Colombia Congress

Ex-FARC rebels sworn into Colombia’s Congress

Colombia's former FARC rebels have taken their seats in Congress as part of a peace deal after more than five decades of war against the government.

NAPTIP, JCI take fight against child labour, trafficking to schools

The Junior Chamber International (JCI) in partnership with the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), yesterday organised a school debate to create awareness on the dangers of child-labour and human-trafficking.

Governor Dickson: Why President Buhari must not jettison restructuring, power devolution

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has again reinforced the need for President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his stance on restructuring and devolution of power among the federating states, if he hopes to sustain stability in the system.

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Minister Ngige: I was misquoted on Nigerian doctors’ controversy

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has denied saying that Nigeria has enough medical doctors.
Shanghai Greenland Shenhua and Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo has made it clear that the main target of the current squad is how to win the 2019 CAF Africa Cup of Nations billed for Egypt in June.

Odion Ighalo, Asisat Oshoala shortlisted for Nigeria Pitch Awards

Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo as well as Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala and The Nations’ correspondent Tunde Liadi top the list of nominees for the 6th edition of the prestigious Nigeria Pitch Awards as organisers revealed in Lagos on Thursday the identities of prospective winners.
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Huge rallies in Sudan as protesters vow to ‘protect revolution’

Huge crowds of protesters have rallied in the streets of the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, stepping up pressure on the country's ruling military council to cede power to an interim civilian body.

Governor Akeredolu pledges to pay N30,000 minimum wage

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has assured workers in the state of his administration’s readiness to implement the new minimum wage of N30,000.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

PDP raises alarm over Senator Adeleke’s safety

The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm, alleging threats to the life of its candidate in the 2018 Osun governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke.