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The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

VP Osinbajo: How states can improve their revenues, boost agric production

In order to increase their Internal Generated Revenue (IGR), States must explore ways to boost its agricultural development and harness the entrepreneurial spirit of Nigerians, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN).
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Buhari presidency now a den of thieves

The arrest of yet another scammer linked with the Buhari Presidency further confirms that the Presidency under President Muhammadu Buhari has become a den of thieves, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said.

Taraba government gives water agency additional mandate

The Taraba State Water Supply Agency (TSWS) has been given the additional mandate of liquid waste management, which includes domestic, industrial and commercial waste.
Jacques Chirac in Brussels in 2004. Olivier Hoslet-EPA

French prepare for final farewell to ex-president Jacques Chirac

The French public on Sunday began bidding a final farewell to late former president Jacques Chirac, fondly remembered as a charismatic giant of domestic and international politics despite a mixed legacy.
Rangers International Football Club of Enugu on Sunday hammered Star Plus FC of Ngwo 4-1 to reclaim the Enugu State FA Cup.

Caf Confederation Cup: Rangers’ll progress – coach

Enugu Rangers’ caretaker manager, Benedict Ugwu, has stated his team has placed behind them their Caf Confederation Cup first leg, first-round defeat against AS Pelican and are now fully focused on upturning the deficit in Sunday’s reverse fixture.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari loses long-serving staff

President Muhammadu Buhari is mourning the death of a loyal and honest staff, Buhari Nalado Sandamu, who served him and his family, as a housekeeper for more than 30 years.
Crvena Zvezda, Olympiacos and GNK Dinamo are now in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, with the last three play-offs decided on Wednesday.

Europe’s clubs divided over Champions League reform

The battle over the future of the Champions League will resume on Monday and Tuesday when the European Club Association (ECA) meets in Geneva and the leadership faces a rebellion from members.
From penalising irresponsible dog owners to blacklisting dissenters, critics warn China’s social credit system enables authorities to define “desirable and undesirable behaviour” and could allow unprecedented control of citizen’s lives.

Confusion clouds China’s social credit system

From penalising irresponsible dog owners to blacklisting dissenters, critics warn China’s social credit system enables authorities to define “desirable and undesirable behaviour” and could allow unprecedented control of citizen’s lives.
Air plane

NCAA: Domestic airlines record 16,429 delayed flights in six months

Domestic airlines operating in Nigeria recorded 16, 429 cases of delayed flights between January and June 2019 according to figures released by the Consumer Protection Department of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority.
Debt Management Office (DMO)

Nigeria’s public debt hits $81.27 billion

Nigeria’s total public debt that aggregates both external and domestic debt has ballooned to N24.947 trillion ($ 81.274 billion), according to a statement by the Debt Management Office (DMO) on Wednesday.

Itse Sagay: Senators’ monthly pay is N15 million

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has asked Senate President Ahmed Lawan to stop misleading Nigerians, adding that senators earn N15m monthly and not N750,000 as claimed by the Senate President.
Passengers at Copenhagen Airport in Kastrup hope to get on other airlines as SAS pilots go on strike [Davali-Ritzau Scanpix via Reuters]

Scandinavian airline pilots strike, travel plans of 170,000 passengers at risk

Pilots at Scandinavian carrier SAS have walked off the job in Sweden, Denmark and Norway, stranding more than 72,000 travellers as 673 flights were cancelled, the airline said.

Bill to protect domestic workers, employers scales second reading in Senate

The Bill for Act to provide for documentation and protect domestic workers and employers scales second reading in Senate on Wednesday.
Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

INEC fixes April 13 for Rivers supplementary election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Saturday, April 13, 2019, to conduct supplementary elections in 467 polling units for the Rivers State House of Assembly.

Governor Okorocha knows fate on Wednesday as INEC sets up committee

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has set up a committee on Imo North senatorial poll.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Kano election: PDP’s Kabir Yusuf reject governorship result

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano State has rejected the result of the election.

NLC: 818 million women suffering from gender based violence globally

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said that about 818 million women are suffering from one form of violence and intimidation across the globe.
Staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) confirm ballot papers for house of representatives during the electoral preparation at a local office of INEC in Port Harcourt, southern Nigeria, on February 22, 2019, a day before postponed voting day.Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Observers: 25 people killed in national elections

Nigeria is said to have lost no fewer than 25 lives during last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.

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U.S. senator, Kamala Harris, seized the Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday night to advance her proposal for the suspension of President Donald Trump’s Twitter account.

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Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been ruled out of action for the next six months after suffering an injury during the Brazil versus Nigeria friendly which held in Singapore last Sunday.

Francis Uzoho set for long term injury lay-off

Francis Uzoho is set for a long period on the sidelines after sustaining an injury in Nigeria’s 1-1 stalemate against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly.
The race for the 2018-2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title heightened on Monday at the Agege Stadium in Lagos after Match Day 4 action.

Isaac Danladi: November 3 NPFL kick-off date sacrosanct

The chairman of Club Owners Association, Barrister Isaac Danladi has described as sacrosanct the November 3 kick-off date for the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League as announced on Monday by the League Management Company.