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Egypt’s former president Morsi buried in Cairo

Egypt’s first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi was buried in Cairo on Tuesday, his lawyer said, a day after he collapsed in court and died.

Imo elections: 47 parties challenge Emeka Ihedioha’s victory

At least 47 of the over 70 political parties that contested the 2019 governorship election in Imo State have signified their intention to drag the winner, Emeka Ihedioha, to the election petitions tribunal.
Adebayo Adelabu

Oyo elections: YDP, NCP, SNC, 12 others adopt APC candidate

No fewer than 15 gubernatorial candidates in Oyo State on Thursday adopted the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adebayo Adelabu, as the sole candidate of their respective political parties ahead of the election billed to take place on Saturday.
The ambition of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, has received a major boost with his adoption by 13 political parties under the aegis of the Forum of Political Parties.

Ogbomoso stands still as Adebayo Alao-Akala campaigns for APC candidate Bayo Adelabu

The ambition of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, has received a major boost with his adoption by 13 political parties under the aegis of the Forum of Political Parties.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Election: President Buhari has brought stability to Nigeria – FJP candidate

The governorship candidate of Freedom and Justice Party, Mr. Tony Onyearugbulem, has urged Nigerians to massively vote for President Muhammadu Buhari on February 16, saying that he has provided security, stability and national cohesion.
Adekunle Akinlade

2019: Forum distances self from Ogun IPAC’s adoption of AbdulKabir Akinlade

A group, under the auspice of Political Parties Chairmen Forum, in Ogun State, has distanced itself from the purported adoption and endorsement of the governorship candidate of Allied People’s Movement (APM), AbdulKabir Adekunle Akinlade, by 60 political parties.

2019: List of presidential candidates and their political parties

On Friday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said a total of 79 candidates will be contesting the 2019 presidential election.
An Egyptian court has delayed a final ruling in a case against 739 people involved in a 2013 sit-in protest that was violently broken up by security forces, one of the bloodiest events in Egypt's recent history.

Cairo court delays verdict in mass trial over Rabaa protest

An Egyptian court has delayed a final ruling in a case against 739 people involved in a 2013 sit-in protest that was violently broken up by security forces, one of the bloodiest events in Egypt's recent history.

June 12: Nigeria needs healing – Pat Utomi

A former Presidential Aspirant and Marketing Communication Expert, Prof. Pat Utomi, on Tuesday in Abuja, said Nigeria needed more healing actions from the Federal Government on the June 12 crisis.

Ten more political parties join coalition to challenge APC in Lagos

Ten more political parties have joined a coalition of 14 others to challenge the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 elections in Lagos.

INEC registers 21 new political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday in Abuja presented certificates of registration to the 21 newly registered political parties.

INEC registers 21 new political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 21 new political parties, taking the number of registered parties in Nigeria to 67.

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Nigerian youths urged to maximise agric potential

Nigerian youths have been urged to seize opportunities in agriculture, a sector imperative to the diversification programme of the Federal Government.
Nigeria’s Senate on Thursday passed the Finance Bill for the third time.

Senate approves 7.5% VAT increase

The Senate passed the 56 amendments on the 2019 Finance Bill but some senators kicked against the increase in VAT during the presentation and consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Finance.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 5

House of Reps to probe NIMASA, transport ministry over ‘$195 million security contract’

The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate an alleged $195.5 million contract awarded to an Israeli security firm to secure Nigeria’s waterways by the Ministry of Transportation. This is a sequel to a unanimous adoption of a motion by Rep. Benjamin Kalu (APC-Abia) at the plenary on Thursday.

Nigeria’s relationship with Germany should not end with automobile – ministry

This came as the Chief Executive Officer of the Pacific Ring West Africa Limited, producer of Cassanovas Chips, Thomas Hirsch, said he decided to site his factory in Nigeria since the country is the major producer of cassava in the world.
Deputy Comptroller General (DCG), Health and Social Welfare, Nigerian Correctional Service, H.B. Kori, on Thursday, appealed to the Federal High Court, Abuja, to give him a week, to respond to the court order on the true health status of Abdulrasheed Maina, former boss of Pension Reform Task Team

Court accuses correctional centre, legal team of frustrating Abdulrasheed Maina’s trial

The trial of Abdulrasheed Maina, chairman, defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTM) suffered an abrupt adjournment, yesterday, at the Federal High Court following his failing health condition.