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Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, and his wife, Mrs Ekaete Akpabio, have threatened to sue an investigative journalist, David Hundeyin, for linking them with the killers of an Akwa Ibom job seeker, Iniobong Umoren.
The University of Lagos has distanced itself from reports claiming it has released cut off marks for placement of candidates for the 2021/2022 academic session.
Saudi Arabia has ‘completely’ rejected the U.S. intelligence report released on Friday implicating Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has denied media reports that it offered employment to President Muhammadu Buhari's media aide, Bashir Ahmad.
The Lagos State Police Command has reacted to what it described as a false, baseless, and mischievous story on social media, by one Oluomo of Shasha who alleged the officers of the force assaulted and seized some of his items last year.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) president, Ahmad Ahmad, has been found to have breached various codes of ethics, BBC Sport Africa understands.
A panel of inquiry set up to probe the accounts of the 16 local government areas in Kwara State has recommended that the government should ensure monthly publication of wage bill, revenue, and expenditure at the state and local government levels.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio and the Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Caretaker Committee, Senator John James Akpanudoedehe, have reacted to a piece of fake news purporting that the two leaders are at loggerheads over the 2023 governorship election in Akwa Ibom State.
The Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr. Anthony Ayine, Monday, described as false and mischievous, allegations that he connived with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to illegally withdraw N10 billion from the account of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS.
Former presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, has denied media reports that he has joined the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, has reacted to what he called “a cornucopia of false, malicious, and libellous press interviews” granted by Ms. Gbene Joi Nuineh, the erstwhile Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) in some news and social media platforms and a “series of concerted vicious campaigns of calumny deviously orchestrated by her” against his person.
Akwa Ibom State governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has said that the people would resist any attempt by individuals or groups to return them to the evil years when kidnapping and politically motivated killings brought untold fears to the land.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, has reacted to reports that drinking palm oil can stop the spread of Coronavirus.
Facebook said Saturday it had issued a correction notice on a user’s post at the request of the Singapore government, but called for a measured approach to the implementation of a new “fake news” law in the city-state.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February election, Atiku Abubakar, has demanded N500m and a written apology from an aide to President Muhammadu Buhari on social media, Lauretta Onochie, for allegedly spreading lies capable of damaging his reputation.
No fewer than 70 political parties in Enugu State on Thursday rejected the call for the removal of the Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Dr. Emeka Ononamadu.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to testify in court in a libel case involving Yinka Odumakin, National Publicity of Afenifere and Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC).
Itse Sagay, chairman of presidential advisory committee against corruption (PACAC), says former president Olusegun Obasanjo is suffering from power withdrawal syndrome.
A Makurdi High Court presided over by Justice Augustine Ityonyiman has dismissed the preliminary objections filed by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and the APC in a N10 billion defamation suit filed against them by the Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State.
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The continental Football governing body in Africa, CAF, has released the 2021/22 interclub season schedule which details the information relating to the list of countries that are allowed to enter two clubs in the 2021/22 campaign.
The President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Tonobok Okowa as well as the Chairman of the Lagos State Athletics Association (LAA), Solomon Alao are both optimistic ahead of Thursday’s Lagos Open Athletics Championship.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, has charged officers of the Nigeria Police Force to keep themselves abreast of techniques and strategies of modern policing.
A young man identified as Christian Edem Eyo in Mbukpa, Calabar South, is reported to have beheaded one of his aunts, identified as Mrs Uduak.
Paul Rusesabagina, the ex-hotelier immortalised in the film “Hotel Rwanda”, never belonged to a rebel group that sought to overthrow President Paul Kagame, one of the former rebels accused with him of terrorism told a court on Wednesday.
Jose Mourinho is reportedly looking to beat his old club Manchester United and sign his former Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos for Roma.
The Police Command in Ekiti confirmed that seven people lost their lives, while many other passengers sustained injuries in an auto accident along Ilumoba-Aisegba road in Ekiti on Tuesday.
The World Bank will partner with the African Union to help accelerate coronavirus vaccinations on the continent, the Washington-based lender said.
Nzoka specially called on the residents of Wuro Sembe Community in Jalingo Local Government Area to take advantage of the opportunity to access free and quality health services provided by the NYSC health professionals during the four-day programme.
Notices appeared on Tuesday on a number of Iran-affiliated websites saying they had been seized by the United States government as part of law enforcement action.