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Google employees are holding a sit-in at offices around the world to protest alleged retaliation against workers.

US states launch antitrust investigation into Google

Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico formally opened an antitrust probe on Monday into Alphabet’s Google, in a sign of growing government scrutiny of U.S. technology giants.
Farmer Heiner Luetke Schwienhorst moves feed to his cattle in the cowshed on his farm Gut Ogrosen Hof in Vetschau, eastern Germany on November 27, 2018. The German dairy farmer is with Greenpeace and two other farmers suing the German government for failing to take appropriate measures to meet it’s own climate change targets.Odd ANDERSEN / AFP

German farmers sue government over missed climate targets

Dismayed by the German government’s failure to meet climate protection targets, dairy farmer Heiner Luetke Schwienhorst has filed a lawsuit against Berlin to force it into action.

2019: JMPP will surprise APC, PDP, others – chairman

Dr Olusegun Ijagbemi, National Chairman, Justice Must Prevail Party (JMPP), says the party will surprise all the existing strong political parties in the country by defeating them in the 2019 Presidential Election.
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Senator Saraki: 2019 a deciding moment for Nigeria

Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki said yesterday that the 2019 general elections is a deciding moment especially for the youths.

Ex-Minister Ezekwesili advocates reduction of party election forms to N100,000

Nigeria’s former minister of education Obiageli Ezekwesili has called for a mass reduction in the sales price of forms for elective offices in the country to 100,000 Naira.

CAN urges President Buhari to caution aide

The President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Samson Ayokunle, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to restrain his aide, Lauretta Onochie, on her use of vulgar words abuse and unprintable names against others.

LASEMA procures equipment to aid emergency response

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, (LASEMA), has procured a Super Metro Elephant equipment with towing and lifting capacity, which brings the number of Light and Heavy Duty equipment procured by the Agency to fifty in the last three years.

Governor Ortom: Soldier killed in renewed herdsmen crisis in Benue

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State Tueaday disclosed that the renewed herdsmen crisis in Guma local government area of the state had led to the murder of a soldier by suspected herdsmen in the Guma local government area of the state.

Senator Ekweremadu: No amount of APC intimidation, blackmail can stop PDP in 2019

The Deputy Senate President, Dr Ike Ekweremadu, at the weekend said that no amount of intimidation and blackmail by the All Progressive Congress, APC, will not stop the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from taking over power.

Demand candidates’ competency before electing them – VP Yemi Osinbajo tells Nigerians

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that Nigerians must demand and test the competency and leadership abilities of political aspirants before voting them into public office.

President Buhari lacks spiritual power to lead Nigeria – Prophet Nwoko

Prophet Anthony Nwoko has lambasted Nigerians, especially Igbos wishing to have presidency come 2023, that they lack spiritual sight, because to him, they are having a pipe dream. He also said that Buhari lacked the spiritual power to lead Nigeria and should forget 2019.

Father Mbaka and the voice of God

Prophecies and predictions by Christian pastors often mark the end of a year and the beginning of another in Nigeria…egged on by the media, looking for juicy material for their overtly religious and superstitious readers, these pastors sometimes overreach themselves as they dish out prophecies as if they were some kind of annual merchandise.

APC, PDP dead, belong to graveyard – Doyin Okupe

Former Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Doyin Okupe, has described the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as “dead parties that belong to the graveyard”.

Mugabe is Zimbabwe’s Goliath – Mawarire

The David – Goliath references is still ongoing in Zimbabwe after President Robert Mugabe first used it last week during an address in New York during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Malawi leader Mutharika praises ‘last man standing’ Mugabe

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has reportedly showered President Robert Mugabe with praises, describing the nonagenarian as the "last man standing".

Biafra: We shall stop at nothing to resist Kanu’s arrest – Dokubo

Ex-Niger Delta warlord, Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, has revealed how the move by the Nigerian Government to rearrest leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, will be resisted.

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The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has disclaimed reports that it requested the bank account details of officers of the national assembly and the judiciary.

PSC charges security agencies to investigate leakage of NFIU letter to banks

The Presidential Support Committee (PSC) yesterday charged security agencies in the country to leave no stone unturned in investigating how a letter by the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) to commercial banks requesting the account details of principal government officers was leaked.

ANCOPSS hails FCT minister for promoting school principals

The All Nigeria Conference of Principal of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), has commended the minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Malam Muhammad Musa Bello for approving the promotion of some school principals to directorate cadre.

Thabo Mbeki: US, UK asked South Africa for help to oust Robert Mugabe

Former president of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, has said that the United Kingdom and the United States of America, had sought the help of his country to remove the late President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe from office.

PDP chieftain charges members to be committed

Chairman of Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) ethnic community in Kuje area council, Hon. Yusuf Dabo, has called on members of the party to be prepared to erect political structures that would offer them the opportunity to occupy decision making position.
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Ekiti farmers want financial support from governor

Some farmers in Ekiti North Senatorial District on Wednesday appealed to the state Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, ‎to provide loans for them to enhance their agricultural production.