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N11.5bn fraud: Court adjourns ruling on Governor Alao-Akala’s application for stay of proceedings

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan on Monday adjourned ruling on an application for stay of proceedings filed by a former governor of the state, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala, and two others in an N11.5 billion fraud suit.

EFCC re-arraigns ex-Governor Alao-Akala, two others over alleged N11.5bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday re-arraigned a former governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, and two others in an Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan over alleged N11.5 billion fraud.

Zoning: Southwest PDP wants pact on national chair respected

The South-West leaders of the People’s Democratic Party held a meeting in Ibadan on Thursday where they pleaded with the National Caretaker Committee and national leaders of the party to respect the agreement reached at Port Harcourt on May 21, 2016, where the chairmanship of the party was zoned to the geopolitical zone.

Nigerian electorate has lost confidence in you – PDP tells APC

The Peoples Democratic Party has declared that it is no more news that the Nigerian electorate has lost confidence in the ruling All Progressives Congress.

Kashamu is a blackleg in PDP – Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose on Monday described the senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District, Buruji Kashamu, as a blackleg in the Peoples Democratic Party, who connived with others in the Ali Modu Sheriff faction to destabilise the party for almost two years.

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All change up front as Nigeria look for goals against Iceland

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr shook up his forward line on Friday for the clash against Iceland in Volgograd, bringing in Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho among three changes for a match in which defeat would see them eliminated.
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Crisis hits Argentina camp ahead of clash with Nigeria

Argentina camp here at the FIFA World Cup in Russia is in turmoil. The reason for the crisis is the 3-0 defeat handed out to the Albiceleste by Croatia on Thursday night to narrow the chances of the South American nation making it to the knockout stage a difficult one.

2019: Win or lose, I’ll stick with PDP – Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to work in the interest of the party, regardless of whether he wins or loses the party’s sole Presidential ticket.