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The Chinese Embassy in Nigeria has lambasted Oby Ezekwesili, a former Minister of Education, for demanding compensation from China over the Coronavirus pandemic.

2023: Oby Ezekwesili, Femi Falana, Olisa Agbakoba, others launch political movement

Over 30 prominent Nigerian activists, academics, and other professionals, have launched a new political movement ahead of the 2023 general elections.
A former governor of Cross River State Donald Duke has said he will not criminalise same-sex relationships if he becomes Nigeria's president in 2019.

Former Governor Donald Duke urges federal government to compel banks to drop interest rates

A former governor of Cross River, Donald Duke, has called on Federal Government to compel banks to reduce interest rate to the barest minimum to make credit available and affordable for small businesses.

Cross River Assembly seeks death penalty for cultism

The Cross River State House of Assembly has commenced activities to amend the Anti-Cultism Act which was passed into law in April 2002 during the administration of a former governor of the state, Mr Donald Duke.
Yemi Osinbajo

N90 billion allegation: You can’t waive immunity – lawyer tells vice-president

Effiong said this in a statement while reacting to Osinbajo’s vow to waive his constitutional immunity to pave the way for the “most robust adjudication” over an allegation that he took N90bn from the Federal Inland Revenue Service to fund the 2019 general elections.
A former governor of Cross River State Donald Duke has said he will not criminalise same-sex relationships if he becomes Nigeria's president in 2019.

Donald Duke: I didn’t owe AMCON N569 million

A former Cross River State Governor Donald Duke on Thursday denied ever owing the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) N537,334,360.77.
A former governor of Cross River State Donald Duke has said he will not criminalise same-sex relationships if he becomes Nigeria's president in 2019.

Donald Duke settles N537 million debt, recovers house from AMCON

The Federal High Court in Lagos has discharged its August 8, 2019 order, which empowered the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria to take over an Ikoyi property of a former governor of Cross River State, Mr Donald Duke, over an alleged debt of N537,334,360.77.
A former governor of Cross River State Donald Duke has said he will not criminalise same-sex relationships if he becomes Nigeria's president in 2019.

Donald Duke to pay N537 million debt in 12 hours

A former Cross River State Governor Donald Duke on Monday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that he will pay his N537,334,360.77 debt to Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) in less than 12 hours.
A former governor of Cross River State Donald Duke has said he will not criminalise same-sex relationships if he becomes Nigeria's president in 2019.

Donald Duke: Why Bakassi was ceded to Cameroon

Former governor of Cross River State, Mr. Donald Duke, has stated emphatically that he didn’t cede Bakassi as it is being alleged by some people.
The Nigerian Girl Guides Association says Nigeria will achieve accelerated growth and development if it can check violence against the girl-child.

Girl Guides celebrates 100 years in Nigeria, decries increased rape

The Nigerian Girl Guides Association says Nigeria will achieve accelerated growth and development if it can check violence against the girl-child.

Asiwaju Tinubu: Let’s use our diversity for prosperity

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Monday urged Nigerians to recognise the value of diversity and use it for the prosperity of the country.

Governor Ayade seeks compensation for loss of Bakassi peninsula, 76 oil wells

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has called on the Federal Government to adequately compensate the state for the loss of 76 oil wells to Akwa Ibom and ceding of the oil rich Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon in 2002.
A former governor of Cross River State Donald Duke has said he will not criminalise same-sex relationships if he becomes Nigeria's president in 2019.

Supreme Court upholds Donald Duke as SDP presidential candidate, awards N3 million damages

The Supreme Court in Abuja on Friday upheld the Court of Appeal judgment declaring Donald Duke as the Social Democratic Party’s presidential candidate for the 2019 general elections.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Election: INEC declares Atiku Abubakar winner in Oyo

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday declared Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of Saturday’s presidential election in Oyo state.
Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state

SDP candidate Donald Duke loses LG to PDP

Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River and presidential candidate of Social Democratic Party, has lost his local government area, Calabar Municipal to Peoples Democratic Party.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Election: Abia SDP mobilizes support for President Buhari, rejects Donald Duke, Jerry Gana

The Abia State chapter of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has said that it has directed its members and supporters across the seventeen local government areas of the state, to cast their votes for the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari, in the February 23 general elections.
A former governor of Cross River State Donald Duke has said he will not criminalise same-sex relationships if he becomes Nigeria's president in 2019.

Donald Duke: Postponement of presidential election a coup

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) Presidential Candidate, Donald Etim Duke, has described the postponement of the presidential election scheduled for Saturday, February 16th as a coup against Nigeria.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

SDP crisis: Tunde Adeniran’s faction expels Jerry Gana, Supo Shonibare, suspends Donald Duke

There is no end in sight for the fracas tearing the Social Democratic Party (SDP) to shreds, as a faction backed by its Vice Chairman (South), Professor Tunde Adeniran, has expelled Professor Jerry Gana for alleged gross misconduct and dragging the party to court.
Omoyele Sowore

Elections: Nigeria’s problem has been analogue leaders – Omoyele Sowore

The presidential candidate of African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore, has called on Nigerians to vote out analogue leaders without the capacity to process data.

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

NCDC rules out elderly, symptomatic coronavirus patients from home care

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has ruled out elderly patients and those with severe symptoms from home care treatment for COVID-19.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police order arrest of fake coronavirus taskforce in Anambra

Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang, has ordered the arrest of illegal task force teams claiming to be enforcing COVID-19 measures including wearing of face masks in the state.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Governor Badaru: Jigawa power transmission substation set for inauguration

Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa says the 96 megawatts capacity Gagarawa power transmission substation is set for inauguration in three weeks time.
Ibrahim Magu

Presidency: Ibrahim Magu’s probe shows anti-corruption fight is real

The Presidency on Saturday said those who hold the belief that the ongoing investigation of the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, is an indication of the administration’s failing anti-corruption fight have missed the point.

NGO distributes palliatives to physically changed

Lola Cater for the Needy Foundation, an Abuja-based non-governmental organisation, has distributed some palliative materials to the People Living With Disabiluties (PLWDs) in Karamajiji, Abuja.