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2019: We didn’t deny Kingsley Moghalu support group use of facility – Niger government

Niger State government has denied stopping members of the Kingsley Moghalu Support Organisation (KMSO) from making use of the state government-owned Abdulsalami Abubarkar Youth Centre, Minna, after booking the facility for use last Saturday to promote their candidate ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Issa Aremu: Nigerians must keep democracy aglow

The organised labour has hailed Nigerians for nurturing uninterrupted democratic process for 19 years, adding that regardless of the numerous current challenges of governance, the task is to deepen democracy.

Experts: AU club for African leaders

African Union (AU) has come under serious criticism as experts described it as a club for African leaders.

HRW: Soldiers, police ‘clash with villagers in Zimbabwe’s diamond fields’

Thousands of villages in Zimbabwe’s Marange diamond fields were this week reportedly met by armed soldiers and police, who teargassed them as they protested the looting of the country's diamond revenue.

2019: Third Force can’t stop PDP – Rep Adebutu

Honourable Oladipupo Adebutu representing Remo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, on Saturday, said that no “third force” can stop his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from returning to power in 2019.

Fed govt should not be blamed for JOHESU strike – Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, said Federal Government should not be blamed for ongoing strike by the National Association of Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU).

Aviation unions shun ULC strike, as airlines operate normal flight schedules

Aviation unions affiliated to United Labour Congress (ULC), on Monday, shunned directives to shut down the Nigerian airspace as the ULC begin a nationwide strike.

You can’t declare IPOB a terrorist organisation – NHRC tells DHQ

The Nigerian Human Rights Community (NHRC) says it is not within the jurisdiction of the military to declare the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) a terrorist group.

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GAVI Transition: Federal government pays counterpart contribution of $1.9 billion

The Federal Government paid 1.9 billion dollars as counterpart fund for GAVI Transition Plan which will run for the next 10 years, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said on Thursday in Kano.
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Zambia probes mine dump collapse that killed 10

Zambia's mining minister Richard Musukwa announced an investigation on Thursday after 10 people died during the collapse of a mine dump in the country's copper-producing region.
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France coach Didier Deschamps hails match-winner Kylian Mbappe

Didier Deschamps has hailed Kylian Mbappe after his match-winning goal saw France into the last 16 of the World Cup with a 1-0 victory against Peru on Thursday.

Peru coach Ricardo Gareca apologises to fans after World Cup exit

Peru coach Ricardo Gareca put a brave face on his team's World Cup exit, saying his side had left a positive image but that he was sorry for their huge army of travelling fans.
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Senator Saraki, others to watch Super Eagles against Iceland in Volgograd

Some top Nigerian leaders and politicians are to watch the Super Eagles Group D second match against the Strakkamir Okkarr (Our Boys) of Iceland in the ongoing World Cup in Russia.