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Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

VP Osinbajo: Christians participation in politics presents controversial viewpoints

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that participation of Christians in active politics has somehow become controversial with different viewpoints.

Delta community recounts ordeal of ‘herdsmen’ attack

The people of Agadama community of Uwheru Kingdom in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State have described the recent attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen as the worst hit in recent times, noting that the community has lost over 86 people since the attacks started in 2012.

We’ve lost over 86 people to Fulani herdsmen since 2012 – Delta community

Residents of Agadama in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State have lamented that the community lost over 86 people to suspected Fulani herdsmen since the attacks started in 2012.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Insecurity: Senators, Rep members ask President Buhari to fire service chiefs

Worried over the escalating security situation in the country, the House of Representatives, yesterday asked service chiefs to immediately resign their offices or be sacked by President Muhammed Buhari.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 6

House of Reps probes social insurance trust fund over ‘N2.3 billion fraud’

The House of Representatives has set up an inquiry into allegations that the management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) pilfered N2.3billion of workers’ funds. The motion to probe the agency was sponsored by Rep. Francis Ejiroghene Waive.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

APC lauds Senator Omo-Agege, Bernard Okumagba, others over ‘restoration of Urhobo greatness’

The Forum of Wards Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State has lauded the affirmation of the victory of the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, at the Court of Appeal, Benin City, describing the development as a positive one geared towards the restoration of Urhobo greatness.

Centre LSD graduates 50 ‘Change Agents’ leaders in Abuja

The African Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (Centre LSD) will on Saturday in Abuja graduate its 10th set of 50 students.
Ovie Omo-Agege

Court reaffirms Senator Omo-Agege’s candidacy for APC

The Federal High Court sitting in Warri has upheld the candidacy of Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege and other All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates that emerged through the primaries supervised by INEC in Delta.
Ovie Omo-Agege

Senator Omo-Agege: Appeal Court has not voided my election

Senator representing Delta Central, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has dismissed insinuations that the Court of Appeal has voided his election and that of all candidates of the All Progressives Congress in the just concluded general elections, saying the court was yet to determine the appeal against the judgement of the Federal High Court in Asaba.

Appeal court upholds judgement nullifying Senator Omo-Agege, others’ candidacies

The Court of Appeal, sitting in Benin, the Edo State capital, has struck out appeals by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and Rev. Francis Waive, seeking to challenge the judgement of the Federal High Court, Asaba, which nullified their elections.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Court sacks Delta APC factional chairman

A Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State has sacked the Delta State All Progressives Congress (APC) factional chairman, Jones Erue-led state executive committee.
Ovie Omo-Agege

Senator Omo-Agege retains Delta Central seat

Announcing the results on Monday evening, Prof Godfrey Aravie, of the University of Benin, declared Omo-Agege winner with 111, 100 votes to beat his closest rival, Hon Evelyn Oboro of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who polled 99,422 votes, while Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate got 2,204 votes.

PDP wins two Delta senatorial seats

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has won two out of three senatorial seats in Delta State.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Elections: Atiku Abubakar wins Delta with 594,068 votes

The ruling PDP in Delta State has emerged winners in the just concluded 2019 presidential and National Assembly polls.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

SDP: Only President Buhari has our backing in APC

The Social Democratic Party in Ughelli South Local Government of Delta State, has disclosed that the party was not supporting any other APC candidate apart from President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Southwest APC hails Idowu Otetubi for withdrawing suits against Ondo party exco

The All Progressives Congress (APC) South West Zonal Caucus, has commended Mr Idowu Otetubi for withdrawing the lawsuit instituted against the Ondo State executive committee of the party.
Former Chelsea and Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas has returned to management at Marseille on a two-year contract.

Andre Villas-Boas returns as Marseille coach for 2020/21 season

Andre Villas-Boas will return as Marseille coach for next season, the club announced on Monday, despite widespread reports the Portuguese was set to leave after just one year in charge.
Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference on the situation of the coronavirus (COVID-2019), in Geneva, Switzerland, February 28, 2020. REUTERS-Denis Balibouse-File Photo

WHO fears ‘silent’ virus epidemic unless Africa prioritises testing

Africa has so far been spared the worst impact of the coronavirus, but the World Health Organisation is worried the continent could face a “silent epidemic” if its leaders do not prioritise testing for it, a WHO envoy said on Monday.
During a session with the club's media, Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo was surprised to receive a call from legend Andy Cole.

Manchester United fans sad over Odion Ighalo transfer update

Manchester United fans will be sad if Odion Ighalo leaves the club this summer.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Report: Only 18% of NNPC’s 6,621 staff strength are women

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it currently has 6,621 staff strength both at its headquarters and across all its subsidiaries, division and offices nationwide.