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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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Neymar could make his first appearance of the season for Paris Saint-Germain against Toulouse on Sunday, manager Thomas Tuchel has revealed.

Neymar drops transfer hint

Neymar has ‘hinted’ that he would likely join Barcelona this summer after he liked a series of Instagram posts.

Three police officers arraigned in court over missing guns

Three police operatives attached to Edo State security outfit, “Operation Wabaizigan,” who were dismissed for alleged conspiracy and stealing of two AK 47 rifles belonging to the Nigerian Police, have been arraigned for trial at a Benin High Court.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC confirms Emmanuel Ugboaja as general secretary

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday announced the confirmation of Emmanuel Ugboaja as its fifth General Secretary.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 25, 2012 Britain’s Prince Andrew, Duke of York, leaves following the Royal family Christmas Day church service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, Norfolk, in the east of England, on December 25, 2012. – Britain’s Prince Andrew has said on August 18, 2019 he was “appalled” by allegations of sexual abuse surrounding Jeffrey Epstein after a video was released purporting to show him at the home of the convicted paedophile in 2010. (Photo by LEON NEAL / AFP)

Britain’s Prince Andrew denies witnessing Epstein abuse

Britain’s Prince Andrew insisted on Saturday that “at no stage” during his friendship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein did he “witness… any behaviour of the sort that subsequently led to his arrest”.
Henry Onyekuru provided an assist for Islam Slimani to score Monaco’s opener in their 2-2 draw with Nimes in Sunday’s Ligue 1 game.

Henry Onyekuru happy with performance in Monaco home draw against Nimes

Super Eagles winger Henry Onyekuru is happy to play an important role in AS Monaco’s 2-2 home draw against Nimes on Sunday.