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The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

Yemi Osinbajo: N-Power to train 10 million Nigerian graduates by 2023

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that N-Power Programme introduced by the Federal Government is targetted to train 10 million Nigerian graduates by 2023.

Ibrahim Gambari, Nasir El-Rufai appointed to Oxford University’s Africa Board

The oldest university in the English-speaking world, Oxford University, has appointed Nigeria’s former External Affairs Minister, Professor Ibrahim Gambari and the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, to the International Advisory Board of its African Studies Centre.

India grateful to Nigeria, Benin for help in recovering missing ship

India has thanked the governments of Nigeria and Benin for their help and support in recovering its oil tanker that went missing on the Gulf of Guinea with 22 Indians on board.

India set to criminalise instant divorce among Muslims

India is all set to criminalise triple talaq, a practice of instant divorce common among the country’s minority Muslims, with a three-year jail term.

PDP throws national chairmanship race open as consensus talks collapse

After hours of grilling by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum in Enugu, all national chairman candidates yesterday opted for an election instead of a consensus choice.

PDP ready to accept anyone who emerges chairman at convention – Governor Fayose

The eight contenders for the National Chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has agreed to work with any of them elected at the party’s National Convention on December 9.

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PDP: INEC special centres a plot to allocate fictitious votes for Muhammadu Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday said that the alleged special centres for the internally displaced persons (IDPs) within the country by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was a plot to allocate fictitious votes and also to stuff ballot boxes in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Nigerian Army withdraws allegations, lifts suspension on UNICEF activities in North-East

In a dramatic twist, the Nigerian Army has lifted a suspension it placed on activities of the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund in the North-East, after only six hours, quoting certain “interventions by well-meaning and concerned Nigerians.”