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Mo Abudu chairs 47th International Emmy Awards in New York

Mo Abudu, the The EbonyLife TV boss, has been named as the Chair of the 47th International Emmy Awards Gala set to be held in New York on November 25.
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Cross River elections: SDP candidate accepts defeat, congratulates Governor Ayade

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) governorship candidate in Cross River State, Eyo O. Ekpo, has accepted defeat in the March 9 election in the state and promised not to go to elections tribunal.
Popular Nigerian cleric, Pastor Chris Okotie of Household of God Church International Ministries

Reverend Okotie urges acting police chief to focus on general election

The Presidential candidate of the Fresh Democratic Party, FRESH, Rev. Chris Okotie has congratulated the acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on his new appointment.

INEC publishes final list of 73 presidential candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the names of Nigeria’s presidential candidates and their running mates who will be contesting the February, 2019 presidential elections in the country.

Elections: INEC releases final list of candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released final list of candidates for the Presidential and National Assembly Election, scheduled for Feb. 16.
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INEC bars Rivers, Zamfara APC candidates from national assembly elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released final list of candidates for the presidential and National Assembly elections, scheduled for February 16, barring APC candidates in Zamfara and Rivers states.

Presidential panel probes NFF big wigs

A special panel set up by the Presidency, the Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP) has summoned the big wigs of Nigeria Football Federation for questioning in Abuja.
Popular Nigerian cleric, Pastor Chris Okotie of Household of God Church International Ministries

2019: Time for a new paradigm

The politics of today is so partisan, that it is bereft of the nationalistic sentiments that would augur well for a nation. Nigeria is at the cusp, and we must come up with a philosophy that is antithetical and diametrically opposed to what we have done in the past.

Report: N15 billion allegedly siphoned at NFF, 3 top officials indicted

An investigative panel has recommended the prosecution of three top officials after it discovered that over 15 billion Naira was siphoned from the coffers of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

Oil races toward $100 as stocks inch off three-week lows

Fresh sparring between Washington and Beijing over trade kept world stocks close to three-week lows on Wednesday, while a slight dollar pullback gave little respite to emerging markets, Indian rupee plumbed new record lows.
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Katsina United chairman Kurfi demands Shehu Dikko give way as LMC boss

Katsina United chairman Aminu Balele Kurfi has said he expects a top official of the 20 NPFL clubs to replace Shehu Dikko as chairman of the League Management Company (LMC) and NFF 2nd vice-president.
Popular Nigerian cleric, Pastor Chris Okotie of Household of God Church International Ministries

Chris Okotie as God’s political missionary

The pastor of the Household of God International Ministries, Reverend Chris Okotie, has asked the 68 political parties, especially the two major ones, to roll over and adopt him as their consensus candidate in next year’s presidential election.
Popular Nigerian cleric, Pastor Chris Okotie of Household of God Church International Ministries

2019: Give me your presidential ticket – Pastor Okotie writes APC, PDP

Popular Nigerian cleric, Pastor Chris Okotie of Household of God Church International Ministries, has declared his intention to run for the presidency in the 2019 general elections.

NFF crisis: FIFA’s hammer dangles on Nigeria

World soccer governing body, FIFA, have fixed this Tuesday for their decision on the latest crisis to rock Nigeria Football Federation, with the possibility of an announcement also expected on the matter.

EFCC commences probe of Amaju Pinnick, Shehu Dikko, others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commision is to investigate and take necessary action against Mr Pinnick Amaju Melvin, Mallam Shehu Dikko and three other top board members of the Nigeria Football Federation.

2019: 21 political parties vow to stop APC in Oyo

Twenty-one political parties and some organisations, on Thursday, vowed to rescue power from the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State in 2019, noting that they were coming together to pursue a collective front to liberate the state.

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NSE indices record 0.21 percent loss

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices shed 0.21 per cent due to loses in some blue chips.
The team’s General Manager, Musa Adamu revealed that the team had to wait for the NBBF President, Musa Kida to return from Senegal where he went to cheer the D’Tigress to their fourth African title.

FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers departs for China on loan

The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

Pass all requests for meetings with me through Abba Kyari – President Buhari tells ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
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COAS: Nigerian Army ready to enhance local capacity in logistics provision

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
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#RevolutionNow: Court refuses to release Omoyele Sowore

A Federal High Court in Lagos has declined to order the release of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and other persons in connection with the August 5, #RevolutionNow protest.