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Appeal Court sacks Kwara APC assemblyman, declares PDP candidate winner

The Appeal Court in Ilorin has sacked member of the Kwara State House of Assembly representing Ilorin South State Constituency, Abdulazeez Oluwanilo, from office.

Anglican Primate: Why crime, immorality, social vices are on the rise

The Primate, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Nicholas Okoh, has attributed the upsurge in crime, immorality and other social vices in Nigeria to “loose” families produced loose children.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi presents N124.7 billion 2020 budget to Ekiti Assembly

The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has presented a 2020 appropriation bill of N124.7 billion to the Ekiti State House of Assembly.

SING advocates peaceful election in Bayelsa

SING Nigeria, a pro-democracy team advocating good governance and promotion of democratic tenets in the Niger Delta, has urged all stakeholders in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State to shun violence during and after the poll.
Yutaka Kikuta

Japanese ambassador commends federal government over improved World Bank ranking

The Japanese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Kikuta Yutaka, has commended the Federal Government for Nigeria’s improvement in the recently released World Bank’s 2020 Doing Business Index (DBI).
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari: Poverty one of the enormous challenges facing our democracy

President Muhammadu Buhari says poverty is one of the enormous challenges facing Nigeria’s democracy, urging leaders at all levels to work hard to address the issue because of its direct bearing on criminality in the country.

Group applauds judge over 60-year jail term for paedophile

A human rights and good governance advocacy group, Make A Difference Initiative (MAD), has applauded Justice Sybil Nwaka for imposing a 60-year jail term on a paedophile, Adegboyea Adekan, who raped a two-year-old girl.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbosola, says that the loyalty of Nigerians to the country is non negotiable.

Nigeria’s borders must be protected – minister

Interior Minister Rauf Aregbesola has said the loyalty of Nigerians to the country is non-negotiable.

Igbo Youth Assembly decries clamour for zoning of 2023 presidency, says it is too...

The Igbo Youth Assembly (IYA) Worldwide, has described as too early calls for zoning of 2023 presidency by some elder statesmen in the country.
Godwin Obaseki

Adams Oshiomhole: Governor Obaseki considering dumping APC

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, is contemplating dumping the ruling party.
Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi

Senator Makarfi tells labour to stop fighting for money

A former governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has asked organised labour in the country to always hold government accountable rather than fighting for “money, money.”
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti to attract over $100 million for critical projects, lays foundation for airport, others

The Ekiti State Government has said the state’s socioeconomic growth is hinged on a diversified economy driven by skilled and healthy workforce.
Mr Ben Akabueze, the Director General Budget Office, says the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari tagged the “Budget of Growth and Job Creation” clearly defines its objectives.

PSC berates PDP for criticising 2020 budget

The Presidential Support Committee (PSC), on Wednesday, took a swipe at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for criticising the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly, saying the opposition party was only venting its frustration and regret of nonperformance in 16 years.

Group hails Ondo governor over Ore interchange bridge

A group, Ondo for Good Governance, Accountability and Transparency (OGGAT) has hailed the Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu over the construction of the Ore interchange bridge.
Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari (left); Chairman of Progressive Governors Forum and Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu and President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, during the visit of members of the Progressive Governors Forum to the National Assembly on Monday, 7th October, 2019

Senate president harps on collaboration in governance — in pictures

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said a partnership between State Governors and the National Assembly would redefine good governance in the interest of Nigerians.
Leah Sharibu

Former minister tasks President Buhari on Leah Sharibu, remaining Chibok girls

Oby Ezekwesili, former Minister of Education, has charged President Muham­madu Buhari to work to­wards ensuring the release of Leah Sharibu and the re­maining Chibok girls still in the den of Boko Haram.

PDP congratulates Governor Tambuwal, rejects tribunal verdicts in Plateau, Kano

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday congratulated Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal for his well-deserved victory at the Sokoto Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, which upheld his election.
Nyesom Wike

[email protected]: Rivers governor decries faulty electoral system after 20 years of democracy

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has decried the faulty electoral system in the last 20 years of the nation’s democracy, declaring that it is responsible for the poor leadership selection process.

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Teenager kills one, injures three in Russian college

A 19-year-old student in Russia’s Far East opened fire in his college Thursday morning, killing one classmate and injuring three other people before shooting himself, investigators said.

Former Nigeria midfielder Dickson Etuhu found guilty of match-fixing in Sweden

A Court of Appeal in Sweden has found former Premier League star Dickson Etuhu guilty of attempted match-fixing in the Allsvenskan.
Thierry Henry has instructed Arsenal supporters to “forget” about the price Nicolas Pepe was signed for and instead seek to back the attacker.

Thierry Henry urges Arsenal fans to forget Nicolas Pepe’s price

The Ivory Coast international became one of Europe’s most sought-after talents last term thanks to 22 goals for Lille, but he has made a sluggish start to life at the Emirates Stadium following a £72 million ($93m) summer transfer.
Real Madrid veteran Luka Modric has hinted a move to Serie A, according to report.

Real Madrid star Luka Modric hint Serie A move

Real Madrid star Luka Modric has hinted a move to Serie A, according to report.

Man docked for importing 13 containers of substandard electric cable

A Lagos businessman, Ifeanyi Okoli, alleged to have imported into Nigeria 120,000 brands of substandard electric cables in 13 containers have been arraigned before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos south west Nigeria by Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on a three-count criminal charge of conspiracy and importation of substandard goods.