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Peter Obi rejects presidential results in Anambra

Vice presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Peter Obi, on Tuesday, said the results declared by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from Anambra state was unacceptable to the party.

Switzerland seizes cars owned by Teodoro Obiang Nguema’s son

Swiss prosecutors said on Thursday they were dropping charges of financial wrongdoing against Teodorin Obiang Nguema, the son of Equatorial Guinea's authoritarian leader, but were confiscating luxury cars as part of the case.

Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.

BUA Group to exploit Ebonyi natural deposits

The BUA Group Ltd on Wednesday says its plans to exploit the natural resources in Ebony beginning with the setting up a cement plant.
AFRIMMA

AFRIMMA 2018 Awards & Music Festival releases nominees list

The 5th edition of the Biggest African Music Awards in Diaspora, AFRIMMA 2018 Awards & Music Festival is fast approaching and the announcement of the nominees list is set to crank up the anticipation.

Governor Okorocha: I won’t quit APC for coalition group

He further revealed that he became the propeller of APC in the state and the whole of South East, mobilizing people for the party in Imo, Ebony, Abia, Enugu, and Anambra states.

Customs intercepts elephant tusks, pangolin worth N1.2 billion

The Minister of Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, says the Nigerian Customs Service has intercepted elephant tusks and pangolin, worth about N1.2 billion, between Feb.15 and March 22.

Minister tasks wood dealers on environmental protection

The Minister of Environment, Malam Ibrahim Jibril, on Friday called on wood and allied dealers to protect the wild flora and fauna in the country, for a sustainable environment.

Ghanaians mourn rising female artiste killed in gory road crash

Discussions in Ghana’s media space – radio, television and social media, on Friday January 9 has been dominated by the death of a 21 – year – old female artiste.

My daughter’s near-white skin boosted her career – Beyoncé’s dad

Mathew Knowles, the father of American singer Beyoncé, has said his daughter’s light skin has helped her to become more famous.

PCN seals 395 pharmacy stores in Kaduna

In its efforts to ensure safe patent medicines in the country, the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), on Thursday, said it has sealed a total of 395 premises made up of 12 illegal pharmacies and 383 patent medicine stores across Kaduna State.

APC’s abysmal failure will help PDP win in 2019 – Adeyeye

Ahead of the 2019 general election, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has criticised the All Progressive Congress, APC, for making ‘frivolous’ claims of achievements.

2019: PDP accuses APC of dubious achievement claims

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it is amazed over some alleged frivolous claims credited to certain leaders of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in which it said the ruling party expressed confidence that its scorecard in 2019 would be that it cleared the PDP’s mess.

Security threats: Army to conduct more exercises – Buratai

The Nigerian Army has said it would conduct more exercises to sharpen personnel’s skills and prepare them to tackle emerging security challenges in the country.

Policeman drowns in well in Ebonyi

A policeman attached to the Ebony State Police Command, Donatus Oyibe, has drowned in a well.

Business lessons from Jeff Bezos

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Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.

Sports minister urges NFF board to change perspective about Nigeria’s football administration

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has urged the board of the Nigeria Football Federation to work hard to change the perspective about football administration in the country .
Hassan Rouhani said Sunday Iran extends its “hand of friendship and brotherhood” toward cooperating with regional nations.

Iran sees problems with foreign forces, vows to lead gulf security

Iran’s president says his country should lead regional security in the strategic Persian Gulf.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Federal government unfolds fresh plan to reform prison inmates

Chris Okoye, Controller of Correctional Service, Nigerian Correctional Service, Imo State Command, has disclosed that a fresh mechanism has been put in place by the Federal Government for the rehabilitation and reformation of prison inmates across the country.
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Kogi guber: APC chieftain lauds choice of Senator Adeyemi as Governor Bello’s campaign chief

A Lokoja-based Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Fancy Tiamiyu, has applauded the appointment of Senator Smart Adeyemi, as the Director-General of the Kogi State APC Governorship Campaign Council.
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Tribunal sacks Oyo PDP assemblyman, declares APC winner

The Oyo State House of Assembly Tribunal on Saturday nullified the election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Kazeem Olayanju, representing Irepo/Olorunsogo, and declared All Progressives’ Congress (APC) winner of March 9 poll.