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Bishop Kukah: Nigeria sinking deeper into abyss of disrepair

The Catholic Bishop, Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has observed that killings in 20 out of 36 states of the federation and other abnormalities are indications that Nigeria is at a breaking point.

Ex-INEC officials sentenced to 7 years’ imprisonment over N264.8 million gratification, money laundering

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday sentenced two ex-officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Christian Nwosu and Tijani Bashir, to seven years’ imprisonment each.
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2019: Campaign officially starts nationwide tomorrow

Political parties will kick off campaign nationwide tomorrow for all elective positions in line with the time table of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 elections.

PDP: Rotimi Amaechi should resign as minister

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to demand the immediate resignation of Rotimi Amaechi as the Minister of Transportation to demonstrate his ‘touted’ integrity.

Governor Fayose: President Buhari will lose if 2019 election is free and fair

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says president Muhammadu Buhari will lose if the 2019 election is free and fair.

Pat Utomi: I’m contesting to rescue Delta from death

An aspirant of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State governorship race, Prof. Patrick Utomi, said his intent to run for office was to rescue the people living in the current state “worse than death”
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CISLAC: President Buhari’s refusal to assent to PIGB disappointing

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has described as ‘disappointing’ the refusal by President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Petroleum Industry and Governance Bill (PIGB) sent to him by the National Assembly, urging him to re-think his decision in the national interest.

2019: APC chieftain urges Kwara people to vote for change

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, Mr Iyiola Oyedepo, has urged the people of Kwara to vote for change during the 2019 general elections.

Governor Akeredolu advises Nigerians to shun ethnonationalism

Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has said that the solution to Nigeria’s challenges lies in the unity of all the ethnic nationalities in the country.

Ex-President Obasanjo deserves praise for his letter to Buhari – Gboyega Isiaka

Gboyega Isiaka, two-time governorship candidate in Ogun State, has commended former President Olusegun Obasanjo for the letter he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari, describing the letter as a true reflection of happenings in the country.

2019: Prince Isiaka supports Obasanjo’s call for national coalition movement

Two-time governorship candidate in Ogun State, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, has thrown his weight behind the recent call by former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, for a National Coalition Movement to salvage the country from sinking.

Anambra guber poll will be violence-free – Ex-Minister Chinedu Nebo

Former Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, has expressed optimism over the peaceful and successful conduct of the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State.

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Adams Oshiomhole: Emeka Ihedioha never won Imo, Supreme Court made correction

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Adams Oshiomhole said ousted Imo governor Emeka Ihedioha did not win the 9 March 2019 election and that the Supreme Court judgment was a remedy for the fraud.
It was gathered that the victim, who was reportedly taken to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Idi-aba Abeokuta, died on Saturday.

One dies of Lassa fever in Ogun

Barely three days after the Ogun State Government denied outbreak of Lassa fever, a 26-year-old woman, Titilayo Akinsola, on Saturday, died of the hemorrhagic fever in Abeokuta, the state capital.
The Federal Ministry of Health through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has formally announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into the national yellow fever-measles-rubella laboratory network 7

Lassa fever: 29 deaths, 195 confirmed cases reported in 11 states – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed that 29 deaths and 195 confirmed cases of Lassa fever had been reported in 11 states of the federation.

Iwo monarch laments failure of Yoruba language

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi, Saturday lamented the failure of Yoruba language to evolve with the current trends and assert its identity among respectable languages in the world.
Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo continued his recovery from an hamstring injury with a session in the gym on Tuesday.

Manchester United target Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo

Manchester United are looking at Odion Ighalo as they try to bring in a striker on loan following the long-term injury to Marcus Rashford.