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Kingsley Moghalu

Former YPP presidential candidate denies joining APC

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.

Senator Akpabio: Joi Nunieh’s sexual harassment allegation nauseating

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, Udom Emmanuel, says the idea of random testing for COVID-19 in the state is a waste of government resources.

Akwa Ibom people will resist kidnappin­g, political killings – governor

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.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has described his victory at the governorship election tribunal as a reaffirmation of the people’s mandate, saying that his administration will focus on the improvement of social services like education, healthcare, infrastructure, empowerment of the youths, women and the downtrodden.

Group alleges plot to smear Akwa Ibom governor

Good Governance Assembly (GGA), a sociopolitical group in Akwa Ibom state, has alleged a sinister plot to sponsor campaign of calumny against the governor, Udom Emmanuel.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC has reacted to reports that drinking palm oil can stop the spread of Coronavirus.

NCDC warns against drinking palm oil as cure for coronavirus

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, has reacted to reports that drinking palm oil can stop the spread of Coronavirus.

Facebook places label on user’s post under Singapore ‘fake news’ law

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.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar demands N500 million, apology from President Buhari’s aide for alleged defamation

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.
India Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi

India chief justice accused of sexual harassment

India’s Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi has been accused of sexual harassment by a former Supreme Court employee.

70 political parties reject call for removal of Enugu REC

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.
YINKA ODUMAKIN

Yinka Odumakin sues Itse Sagay for alleged libel, demands N5 billion damages

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: Ex-President Obasanjo suffering from power withdrawal syndrome

Itse Sagay, chairman of presidential advisory committee against corruption (PACAC), says former president Olusegun Obasanjo is suffering from power withdrawal syndrome.

Libel: Court dismisses APC chairman Oshiomhole’s bid to stop Governor Ortom’s suit

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.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP faults Muhammadu Buhari on position of cabinet

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has told President Muhammadu Buhari that complexity of office and not ex-President Goodluck Jonathan was responsible for the delay in constituting his cabinet.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo sues radio presenter for N1 billion over Bola Ige’s death

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has sued an online journalist and radio presenter, Mr. Akanda Oro, popularly known as Awikonko, for N1billion.

Police: Stop using social media to spread fake news about kidnapping incidents

The Police Command in Enugu State has warned residents of the state against using social media to spread fake news about kidnapping in the state.
Dino Melaye

Police: Why we invaded Dino Melaye’s house

Kogi State Police Command has confirmed that it sent a detachment of officers to the house of Sen. Dino Melaye at Aiyetoro-Gbede in Kogi State on Oct. 11 to effect his arrest.
Yekini Nabena

2019: APC rejects EIU, HSBC predictions

The All Progressives Congress has rejected what it described as a doomsday prophecy by two British based institutions about Nigeria’s economic and political future should President Muhammadu Buhari win in 2019.

INEC denies creating 30,000 new polling units

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied creating 30,000 additional polling units in order to compromise the 2019 general elections.

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Barcelona failed in their attempt to replace Quique Setien with Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger is so synonymous with Arsenal that it would be strange to see him take over at another club, but it sounds like he’s turned down the chance to take over at Barcelona.

UITH resident doctors suspend three days warning strike

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) Chapter, on Wednesday suspended its three days warning strike over assault on its members.
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UEFA approves 210 bottles of water per team, cancels shirt swaps

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Nigerian Navy disown ‘fake press release’ inviting candidates for NNBTS Batch 30 training

The Nigerian Navy (NN) has disowned a fake press release inviting candidates of the Nigerian Navy Basic Training School (NNBTS), Batch 30 to commence training at the school in Onne on Aug. 18.

Nigerian government yet to be informed of UNILAG vice-chancellor’s removal – ministry

The Federal Government on Wednesday distanced itself from the purported sacking of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, by its Governing Council, saying it has not been briefed.