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The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.

Oluwo of Iwo wants death penalty for kidnappers

The Oluwo of Iwo land, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has called for death penalty for kidnappers in the state to help put an end to kidnapping.
Zainab Bulkachuwa

Election petitions: Appeal court president cancels annual vacation for justices

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa has cancelled the Annual Justices vacation for the Court of appeal.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Group canvasses ministerial appointment for Ahmed Wadada

A group in Nasarawa State, Partners for Nasarawa Youths Development, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to nominate Alhaji Ahmed Wadada into his cabinet in view of his contribution to the success of APC in Nasarawa State.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Forum: Inec server controversy meant to destroy integrity of electoral process

The Forum, however, passed a vote of confidence on the electoral management body for conducting a hitch-free election despite the challenges it faced which they said include sabotage and the non-signing into law of a legal instrument for the election.
Simon Lalong

Plateau elders set agenda for Governor Lalong’s second term

In Plateau State, the last four years administration of Governor Simon Lalong and now Chairman of Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) came with overwhelming security challenges that are gradually eroding.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP orders fresh state congress in Kogi

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has ordered a fresh congress to elect new officers for its Kogi State Chapter.

Fresh crisis rocks APGA over speakership, governorship positions in Anambra

Fresh crisis is rocking the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Anambra State, following the choices of Speakership and Governorship positions.
Abubakar Ibrahim Idris

Kogi governorship aspirant denies imposition charge

A frontline aspirant for the Kogi State People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Governorship ticket, Alh. Abubakar Ibrahim, has denied allegations that he is being imposed on the party and reiterated his preparedness to pursue his political ambition lawfully and with the fear of God. This is contained in a statement by his media team abd made available to newsmen in Lokoja today,
President Buhari with L-R- Senator Sani Uba, Senate Leader Ahmed Lawan, Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai and Senator Danjuma Goje after a meeting in State House on 6th June 2019.

Senate Presidency: We appreciate Senator Goje’s sacrifice – Governor El-Rufai

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has applauded Sen. Danjuma Goje (APC-Gombe Central) for stepping down for Sen. Ahmad Lawan (APC-Yobe) in the race for Presidency of the 9th Senate.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Unending ‘war’ between Nigerian politicians and judges

There are three arms of government, no doubt: the executive, the legislature and the judiciary. They are very pivotal to sustainability of any democracy. Other institutions of democracy include the Election Management Bodies such as the Independent National Electoral Commission and State Independent Electoral Commission, Civil Society Organisations, the media and the political parties. Members of political parties are called politicians.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde proscribes NURTW, takes over motor parks

Following the spate of violence across Ibadan, the Oyo State capital in recent times, Governor Seyi Makinde has proscribed the activities of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state.

Itse Sagay seeks review of Supreme Court verdicts on Zamfara, Rivers

Eminent Professor of Law Itse Sagay (SAN) has urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) legal team to apply to the Supreme Court for a review of its judgments on Zamfara and Rivers States.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Zamfara: Supreme Court’s ruling is will of God – Governor Yari

Zamfara State Governor Abdulaziz Yari yesterday described as the will of God, Friday’s ruling of the Supreme Court voiding the election of all candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the governorship, national assembly and state legislative elections.
Ikenga Ugochinyere

CUPP: Supreme Court judgment on Zamfara elections courageous, victory for democracy

The Coalition of United Political Parties has described nullification of elections of all the candidates of the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara in the last general elections as historic, courageous and victory for democracy.

Zamfara elections: INEC to announce decision on Monday

Following the Supreme Court Judgement on Zamfara All Progressive Congress (APC) participation in the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it will announce its decision on Monday.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atuiku Abubakar: Justice has prevailed in Zamfara

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has commended the Supreme Court judgement which nullified the elections of all the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara in the last general elections.

Rivers election: Nigeria Army incarcerated me for 11 days – Governor Wike’s aide

Special Adviser to the Rivers State Governor on Infrastructure, Otonye Briggs, yesterday, told the Justice Monima Danagogo-led Judicial Commission of Inquiry that the Nigerian Army incarcerated him for 11 days and denied him the right to perform his civic duty during the March 9 election.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Ibrahim Magu: Moneybags should not determine election results

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has said that the anti-graft agency intervened in the recent general elections in Nigeria, in order to checkmate and prevent the moneybags from determining the emergence of leaders arising from the polls.

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Security breach: FAAN suspends aviation security unit heads in Lagos

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has suspended indefinitely, the Aviation Security Unit Heads who were on duty when an unidentified man climbed an Azman aircraft at Lagos airport on Friday morning.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun vows to reposition state university teaching hospital

The Governor of Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has expressed the determination of his administration to reposition the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital to a world class medical facility.
Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco.

Odunayo Adekuoroye targets Africa Games, 2020 Olympic gold

Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco.
Transporters plying the Elele-Omudioga- Omoku route and its environs led by the Rivers State chapter of National Union Road Transport Workers on Thursday embarked on peaceful protest over incessant robbery attacks, kidnapping of commuters and the attendant loss of lives and property.

Transporters protest incessant killings on Rivers highway

Transporters plying the Elele-Omudioga-Omoku route and its environs led by the Rivers State chapter of National Union Road Transport Workers on Thursday embarked on peaceful protest over incessant robbery attacks, kidnapping of commuters and the attendant loss of lives and property.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues to light up Major League Soccer, and is closing in on a historic mark as he nears a full-season worth of matches for the LA Galaxy.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic nets hat trick in upset win over LAFC

Zlatan Ibrahimovic lived up to the bravado on Friday, scoring all three goals to power the LA Galaxy to a hard fought 3-2 victory over MLS rivals Los Angeles Football Club.