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Ahmed Buhari

Ahmed Buhari: Why I opted out of PACT

Former presidential candidate of Sustainable National Party of Nigeria, SNPN, Ahmed Buhari, has said he walked out of Presidential Aspirants Coming Together, PACT, because he knew the process will amount to nothing.
Drake

2019 Grammys: the complete list of winners

It was a strong year for women in general, with Cardi B becoming the first solo woman to win Best Rap Album, and Brandi Carlile winning three in the Americana categories.
Trader Moni

Bank of Industry disagrees with ex-President Obasanjo, Transparency International on TraderMoni

The Bank of Industry (BOI) has said that the micro credit scheme of the Federal Government, TraderMoni was not conceived as a political product to induce voters ahead of 2019 elections.
Bamitale Omole

Former OAU vice-chancellor urges Nigerian youths to move against political alienation

Prof. Bamitale Omole, former Vice-Chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, on Monday urged Nigerian youths to move against political alienation as envisaged in the “Not Too Young To Run Law.”
Frank Mba

Election: Police allays fears of planned attacks by Boko Haram

The police authorities said they have put security measures in place to identify, isolate and neutralise all possible security threats.

2019: Enugu monarch charges INEC on credibility, fairness

The Traditional Ruler of Amurri Kingdom in Nkanu in Enugu State, Igwe Charles Nwoye, on Tuesday urged the INEC to ensure that the 2019 general elections are credible, free and fair.

Eid-el-Maulud: Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi felicitates with Muslims

On this year’s Eid-el Maulud, marking the birthday of the Holy Prophet of Islam Muhammad (PBUH), Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has called on all Nigerians to remain prayerful and committed in their abiding faith in God for the sustenance of peace, unity and progress of the country.
kayode fayemi ekiti

Ekiti Muslims demand review of Ayodele Fayemi’s appointments

Muslims in Ekiti State, yesterday, staged a protest over the appointments made by Governor Kayode Fayemi, so far, and described them as “lopsided and marginalisation of the Muslim community in the state.”
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo: Nigeria needs president who understands economy

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday insisted that Nigeria needed a president with a sound knowledge of the economy to make headway.

Enoch Adeboye: Don’t mock God

Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has appealed against doubting God in a sermon at the Redemption Camp of the Church.

Nollywood veterans, female pilot mentor LASU students

Actress Joke Silva actor Segun Arinze and a female pilot, Mrs Enitan Dan-Faparusi, on Tuesday led other mentors to chart a path for students toward building careers and realising life ambitions.

Aisha Buhri tasks women on participation in active politics

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday urged more women to show interest and participate in partisan politics.
Pope Francis salutes during his weekly general audience at Aula Paolo VI (Paul VI Audience Hall) at the Vatican on August 1, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Andreas SOLARO

Death penalty ‘inadmissible’ in Catholic teaching update

Pope Francis has declared the death penalty "inadmissible" in an update of Catholic believers' most important guide to Church teaching, the catechism, the Vatican announced Thursday.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 24, 2018 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives to deliver a speech in Istanbul, after initial results of Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will on July 9, 2018 be sworn in for a second mandate as Turkey's head of state after his election triumph last month, assuming sweeping powers granted under a new constitution, a presidential source said. / AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC

Turkey, US in diplomatic row after ministers’ sanctions

Turkey and the United States were on Thursday locked in the most serious diplomatic crisis between the NATO allies in years after Washington slapped sanctions on two senior Turkish ministers and Ankara vowed to retaliate.

Mother-of-seven loses marriage for refusing to practise husband’s religion

A 41-year-old mother of seven, Rachael Olayiwola, on Tuesday in Lagos had her 21-year-old marriage dissolved on religious grounds.

Super Eagles and Marcus the pig at the World Cup

There has been nothing in recent memory like the build-up to Nigeria’s first match at the on-going 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia. Football is Nigeria’s greatest unifier: when it is football, our compatriots drop all ethnic, religious and ideological differences and profess the missing faith and ideology of one Nigeria.

Egypt: Mo Salah will make the Russia World Cup

The diagnosis for Mohamed Salah’s injury is “instability in the shoulder joint ligaments” and the estimated duration of his treatment is two weeks, according to Egypt’s Youth and Sports Minister Khaled Abdel Aziz.

Paris attack latest linked to Russian Caucasus

A knife attack in Paris that killed one man on Saturday, carried out by a French citizen born in Chechnya, is the latest of numerous suspected acts of terrorism linked to the troubled Russian region.

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Gboyega Oyetola

Osun takes over Igbaye school renovation, lauds initiators

Sometimes in October 2018, some elites in Igbaye, Odo-Otin Local Government, Osun State, formed a group, Igbaye Development Vanguard (IDV), for the growth of their community. They strive to give back to their community what the community had given to them.

Africa’s development lies on good policies

Africa’s quest for sustainable development and aspirations of Agenda 2063, can be realized only with policies that can help build resilience, raise growth and enhance inclusiveness.

PDP: INEC culprit of 2019 elections

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday held its 85 (Emergency) National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting, and alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was the culprit of the 2019 general elections.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Gunmen kill 10 in Benue community

Gunmen have reportedly killed 10 people in a fresh attack on Tser Uoreleegeb community of Ubabai council ward in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: How I defeated President Buhari

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has given a breakdown of the number of votes he allegedly scored in each state of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory.