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Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Ibrahim Magu urges Nigerians to stop paying lip-service to anti-corruption war

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has urged Nigerians to refrain from paying lip-service to the fight against corruption, but rather, to become practical in their actions and attitude towards eradicating the menace from all segments of our country.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Federal government set to increase recruitment quota of people living with disabilities to 10...

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the International Day with Persons with Disabilities, the Federal Government has assured of an increase in the recruitment quota of PWDs to 10 per cent.

NITDA: eNigeria 2018 confab will accelerate access to digital products

As Nigeria strives to increase its digital presence in the global economy, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says the 2018 eNigeria conference will accelerate access to digital products.
Flamboyant drag queens and horned devils rubbed shoulders with Christian pastors as tens of thousands of people took part in Taiwan's gay pride parade, the largest in Asia.

Thousands march in Taiwan gay pride parade for referendum vote

Flamboyant drag queens and horned devils rubbed shoulders with Christian pastors as tens of thousands of people took part in Taiwan's gay pride parade, the largest in Asia.

Seriake Dickson: Leaders are not doing enough to unite Nigerians

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr Seriake Dickson, has taken a critical look at the state of affairs in the country, concluding that current leaders aren’t doing enough to unite the country.

Osun election: Boss Mustapha visits Iyiola Omisore

In less than 24 hours after a powerful delegation of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) visited Sen. Iyiola Omisore, the Secretary to the Government of Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, has also visited the former Osun governorship candidate.
Julen Lopetegui

Real Madrid coach criticises plans for US fixture

Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui criticised on Friday La Liga’s plans to hold a match in the United States, saying it undermined the equality of the competition.
Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron seeks to win back left wingers with anti-poverty plan

President Emmanuel Macron announced a slew of measures Thursday to combat stubborn poverty in France, seeking to win back support from leftwingers who say his policies have left the poorest behind.
Muhamad Kirumira

Bobi Wine accuses state of Muhammad Kirumira’s murder

Ugandan MP Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, has blamed the killing of a senior police officer in Uganda on the ongoing political tension.

Issa Aremu: Kwara suffers from development deficits

Ahead of today’s governorship primaries of the Labour Party (LP) in Kwara state, governorship aspirant of the party, Comrade Issa Aremu has said that the state suffers from huge development deficits.

Rule of law: The president got it wrong

President Muhammadu Buhari was guest of honour on Sunday at the NBA Conference and he had the additional responsibility of declaring the conference open. In his address, he told the gathering of eminent lawyers and judges that his administration will prioritise national security over and above the rule of law.
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is a Ghanaian politician currently the President of Ghana, in office since January 2017.

Ghana’s Nana Akufo-Addo main speaker at NBA conference

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana would be the main speaker at this year’s conference of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) which opened in Abuja on Sunday.

Benjamin Netanyahu defends controversial Jewish nation law

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday defended a new law declaring Israel the Jewish people’s nation-state, saying it did not harm minority rights despite it lacking references to equality and democracy.
In this handout photograph released by political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on July 26, 2018, Pakistan's cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan, and head of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice) party, addresses the nation at his residence in Islamabad a day after general election. Pakistan cricket hero turned politician Imran Khan claimed victory on July 26 in the country's tense general election marred by allegations of "blatant" rigging by rival parties. A visibly tired Khan cut a conciliatory tone in a wide-ranging address to the nation following a controversial contest hit by accusations from major political parties of poll rigging and long delays in still unreleased official results. / AFP PHOTO / PTI / HANDOUT /

Pakistan’s Imran Khan wins vote but no majority

Cricket hero Imran Khan has swept to an emphatic victory in a Pakistan election criticised by foreign observers Friday, but without a majority he will need to enter a coalition to take power in the nuclear-armed country.

Narendra Modi: India’s historical struggle closely linked to Africa

Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has said that India’s historical struggle is closely linked to Africa.
Tennis Legend Chris Evert

Wimbledon snubs Chris Evert push for women’s final to top bill

Wimbledon on Monday slapped down Chris Evert’s suggestion that the women’s final should replace the men’s title match in closing the championships.

Cleric urges Nigerians to pray for leaders

A cleric, Rev. Joseph Olawuyi, has urged Nigerians to continue to support the country’s leaders with prayers to enable them succeed in their assignment.

Spanish women stage unprecedented strike for rights

Spain marked International Women's Day Thursday with an unprecedented strike in defence of their rights that saw hundreds of trains cancelled and countless protests held.

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Lanre Issa-Onilu

2019: Campaign on pro-people policies, not frivolities – APC tells PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will engage the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on completed projects and pro-people policies it had embarked upon as a government rather than engaging in frivolities.

APC accuses PDP of colluding with traditional institutions for support in Sokoto

The All Progressive Party (APC) on Thursday alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is colluding with traditional institutions to canvass for support in Sokoto state.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari to launch pet project in Akwa Ibom

The first lady, Aisha Buhari, is visiting Akwa Ibom state on Friday to flag off her pet project, called Future Assured.
As Venezuela’s hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on leaves of tropical tree known as guasimo.

Venezuela HIV patients rely on herbal remedy due to antiretroviral shortage

As Venezuela’s hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on leaves of tropical tree known as guasimo.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara government set to recruit 200 paramedical health workers

Zamfara Government says it has concluded plans to recruit 200 paramedical health workers as part of effort to improve healthcare services in the state.