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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.
The All Progressive Congress governorship candidate in Cross River, Sen. John Owan-Enoh, has said that the hunger for change in the state was strong and palpable.

Senator Owan-Enoh: APC will not fail Cross River people

As the All Progressives’ Congress (APC) campaigns to the southern senatorial districts of Cross River State rounded off, the electorate has been reassured that a government led by the party in the state would not fail them if voted into power.

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Senator Lokpobiri: Bayelsa has shown willingness to change destiny

Former Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has commended the people of Bayelsa State for changing their destiny by voting the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has relocated the collation of results of Bayelsa State governorship election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas to its headquarters in Yenagoa under heavy security.

YIAGA: Bayelsa election results were manipulated

YIAGA AFRICA, a civil society organisation (CSO), says there are indications that the results of the Bayelsa state gubernatorial election were manipulated.
A member of Manchester United's backroom team has been taken to hospital after falling ill, the club have confirmed.

Lack of Champions League begins to hit Manchester United finances

Manchester United’s failure to qualify for the Champions League is beginning to erode the club’s finances, but increased commercial income helped the English giants post revenues of £135.4 million ($174 million) for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 season on Monday.
Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.

Dane to revisit crime scene of wife’s, daughter’s murder

Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs proposes 5% levy slash on imported vehicles

Cost of used and new imported vehicles is set to drop if the Ministry of Finance approves the proposal of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) which recommended a reduction of the levy from 35% to 5 or 10%.