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A group of Nigerians outside the country, under the aegis of ‘Friends of Muhammadu Buhari in Diaspora’, have urged the members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as Shi’ites against continued invasion of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja in protest over the continuous detention of their leader, Ibrahim El-zakzaky.
The Economic Confidential has released the Annual States Viability Index (ASVI) which shows that seventeen (17) States are insolvent as their Internally Generated Revenues (IGR) in 2018 were far below 10% of their receipts from the Federation Account Allocations (FAA) in the same year.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday said it has arrested five suspected internet fraudsters in two separate operations within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Following the order of a Federal High Court, Abuja, barring the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from continuing with the collation and declaration of the result of the Bauchi State governorship election held on March 9, 2019, the commission has vowed to take steps to vacate the order.
A female presidential candidate on the platform of National Action Council (NAC), Dr Rabia Hassan Cengiz, has stepped down and thrown her weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of next week’s presidential election.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, who was sworn in by President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday, is expected to perform the inauguration of members of the National Assembly, governorship & state assembly election petition tribunals today.
The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship candidate in Nassarawa State, Honourable Labaran Maku, has said former President Goodluck Jonathan remained his Leader forever.
A socio-political group, Igbo Kwenu Association, has said Igbo living in the South East and other parts of the country would vote any political party that supports restructuring.
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has said alleged move by governors to remove the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, may not succeed, until all the processes are exhausted.
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has decried low turnout of children in the National Identification Number (NIN) registration.
Over 10 years after its last convention in Abuja, the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), has successfully held a convention and elected a new leadership.
The Police Service Commission has shortlisted a total of 37,062 candidates for examination in the ongoing Police recruitment exercise.
The Presidency has warned that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will reverse the achievements of President Mohammadu Buhari led All Progressive Congress (APC) government has brought the country if it to win the 2019 presidential election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has dismissed as false the allegation that it plans to collude with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to compromise the 2019 general elections by creating 30,000 new polling units.
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Italy’s strongman Matteo Salvini holds a rally in Rome Saturday aimed at relaunching the Italian right and making a power grab for the capital.
The Police authorities in Kogi State have debunked claims that impeached Deputy Governor, Elder Simon Achuba, has been placed under house arrest.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has congratulated former Head of State, Gen.Yakubu Gowon, on his 85th birthday, describing him as a rare gift to the State, Nigeria and the world.
As the battle for top prizes at the 2019 First Bank Georgian Cup centenary Polo Tournament reaches a climax this weekend, there are strong indications that President Muhammadu Buhari would lead dignitaries to the closing ceremony of the International Polo Fiesta tomorrow.
Nigeria’s Oyinlomo Quadre lost her quarter final game yesterday to Ukrainian opponent, Strakhova Valeriya, in the ongoing second leg Lagos Open Tennis at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan.
South Korea’s recently appointed justice minister, Cho Kuk, resigned on Monday saying a graft scandal swirling around his family had become a political burden for President Moon Jae-in’s government.
Villarreal, Atletico Madrid and La Liga have submitted a request to the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) for their match in December to be played in Miami.
Manchester United are set to be handed a quadruple injury boost with a number of key players ready to return for Sunday’s showdown with Liverpool, according to the Mirror.
In a bid to curb leakages and ensure efficiency in the management of government resources, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved for immediate implementation, additional cost saving measures aimed at instilling financial discipline and prudence, particularly, in the area of official travels.
Isabelle Silva, the wife of Paris Saint-Germain’s Thiago Silva, granted an interview to Le Parisien recently in which she talked about her relationship with her husband through the years.