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Edo election: NEBPRIL warns against inflammatory disposition, violence

Ahead of Edo state governorship election coming up this weekend, the Network for Best Practice and Integrity in Leadership (NEBPRIL) has called on political actors and stakeholders in the state to desist from inflammatory comments, violence and other tendencies that could potentially mar the polls.
Senator Buruji Kashamu

Ex-President Obasanjo: Senator Kashamu used law and politics to evade justice

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the former lawmaker from Ogun state, the late Buruji Kashamu used law and politics to escape from facing justice on alleged criminal offence.
Police in the United Kingdom capital, London, said Sunday they had arrested a man suspected of urinating on a memorial to an officer slain in a 2017 terror attack, during protests in central London on Saturday.

London police arrest man suspected of urinating on officer’s memorial

Police in the United Kingdom capital, London, said Sunday they had arrested a man suspected of urinating on a memorial to an officer slain in a 2017 terror attack, during protests in central London on Saturday.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari4

President Buhari reacts to demise of Emir of Rano

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with Kano State Government and Council of Chiefs over the passing of Emir of Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila Auta Bawo.
President Muhammadu Buhari begins the inauguration of his second term cabinet on Wednesday with the swearing-in of Mr. Boss Mustapha as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF.

Group accuses northern governor of sponsoring protest against President Buhari

The Coalition of Northern Groups has accused an unnamed governor of one of the North-Western States of sponsoring a planned protest against President Muhammadu Buhari because he (governor) failed to secure a key appointment in the presidency.

Northern groups bicker over #RevolutionNow

As reactions continue to trail the #RevolutionNow campaign called by embattled publisher and activist Omoyele Sowore, two northern groups are at a loggerhead on whether or not the North should join the protest.
[FILE] US President Donald Trump chairs a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 2, 2019. – President Donald Trump warned Wednesday the US federal government may not reopen any time soon, as he stood firm on his demand for billions of dollars in funding for a border wall with Mexico.Addressing a cabinet meeting on the 12th day of the shutdown, Trump warned it “could be a long time” before the impasse is resolved.”It’s too important a subject to walk away from,” said the president, who was to meet later with Democratic and Republican lawmakers. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP)

Report: US shootings increased since Donald Trump became president

The liberal German weekly Die Zeit has said that the number of attacks in the U.S., especially by white nationalists has increased since Donald Trump assumed the presidency.
Rotimi Akeredolu

Governor Akeredolu swears in new head of service

The new Ondo State Head of Service, Oluwadare Aragbaiye, has been sworn in by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu with advice to rededicate himself to service.
A second woman has accused former US Vice President Joe Biden of inappropriate touching, just as the Democrat heavyweight is considering launching a campaign for the 2020 presidency.

Second woman accuses Joe Biden of inappropriate touching

A second woman has accused former US Vice President Joe Biden of inappropriate touching, just as the Democrat heavyweight is considering launching a campaign for the 2020 presidency.

CAN says will not endorse any presidential candidate

The Christian Association of Nigeria will not endorse any presidential candidate in the forthcoming election, President of the group, Rev. Samson Ayokunle, has said.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

37 SDP chairmen reject Jerry Gana, fault ruling

The 37 state party chairmen of the Social Democratic Party, including that of the Federal Capital Territory have rejected the Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf-led court order which declared Prof. Jerry Gana as the presidential candidate of the party.

APC cautions Uche Secondus, others on political conduct

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cautioned leaders of political parties, especially the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, against unguided statements and conduct that could heat up the polity.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi, Oyo APC move towards rancour-free primaries

Ahead of the forthcoming primaries of the party, All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State has intensified efforts at ensuring a rancour free process.

Presidency: Ex-NSA Dasuki’s diversion of money meant for military hardware led to 100,000 deaths

The Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu, has said that no fewer than 100,000 Nigerians died as a result of the diversion of monies meant for the purchase of hardware for the Nigerian military by the former National Security Adviser (NSA) to President Goodluck Jonathan, Col. Sambo Dasuki.
US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa, Florida, on July 31, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - SAUL LOEB

Donald Trump revokes ex-CIA chief’s security clearance, slamming critic

U.S. President Donald Trump moved to penalize a sharp critic on Wednesday, revoking the security clearance of Obama-era CIA Director John Brennan for making what he called “a series of unfounded and outrageous allegations” about his administration.

Ex-permanent secretary dumps PDP for APC

The opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has lost another member to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

APC: Ekiti people have demonstrated trust in Kayode Fayemi’s ability to deliver

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the people of Ekiti State have demonstrated their trust in the party’s candidate, Kayode Fayemi’s ability to deliver on his campaign promises.

Ooni to launch a book on Queen Moremi

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi is set to launch a book on Queen Moremi Ajasoro, Princess Ronke Ademiluyi, a cultural ambassador has said.

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The Commissioner for In­formation and Strategy, Gben­ga Omotoso, while speaking on the commencement of the campaign on Thursday, said it was initiated after discovering that members of the public did not comply with the directives.

#EndSARS: Lagos government to investigate Lekki shootings

The Lagos State government said it would investigate reports of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.

#EndSARS: Stop killing peaceful protesters – Hillary Clinton tells President Buhari

Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
A late winner from Marcus Rashford saw the Red Devils win 2-1 against the Parisians at the Parc des Princes - the scene of their famous Champions League win versus PSG in 2019.

Manchester United set new club record after another Champions League win vs Paris Saint-Germain

Manchester United's victory against PSG in the Champions League has seen the club win 10 consecutive away games for the first time in their history.
Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.

‘Away’ canceled at Netflix after one season

Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano government distributes instructional materials to schools

The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.