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Edo government takes campaign against gender-based violence to grassroots

Edo State Government has mobilised women at the grassroots across the state to lend their voices against gender-based violence, urging them to speak up against the menace.
Israel Akinadewo

Israel Akinadewo: Thank God for keeping Nigeria together

Dr Israel Akinadewo, Supreme Head, Motalitu Cherubim And Seraphim Church Worldwide, has urged Nigerians to be thankful to God for keeping the country together throughout the outgoing year.

REC: 1.9 million electorate get PVCs in Oyo State

Mr Mutiu Agboke, Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Oyo State, on Monday said a total of 1,902,032 electorate have collected their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) from 2015 to date.

NCC warns against arbitrary shutting of telecoms base stations

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Thursday warned state governments and security agencies to stop arbitrary shutting down of telecommunications base stations and infrastructure.

Police urge politicians to play by the rules

The Sokoto State Police Command on Friday advised politicians to play by the rules and embrace decorum as electioneering toward the 2019 elections commenced.
Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili: PDP, APC can’t win 2019 presidential poll despite structures

Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, former Minister of Education, has predicted that neither the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), nor the All Progressives Congress (APC), would win the 2019 Presidential election.

Zamfara emir laments disrespect for rule of law as threat to democracy

Emir of Gunmi, Zamfara State and former Chief Judge, Justice Hassan Lawal Gunmi, has highlighted the disrespect for rule of law and not non-obedience to court orders as some of the factors threatening Nigeria’s democratic stability.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

VP Osinbajo tasks Christians on integrity, hard work

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday, called on Christians to imbibe the culture of integrity and hard work, in order to engender growth and development in the country.

NBC reviewing broadcasting code to check fake news, hate speech – official

The Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) says it is reviewing the broadcasting code to address emerging challenges like hate speech and fake news.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: Constant attacks have entrenched mutual distrust

The incessant attacks on rural communities have entrenched mutual distrust among hitherto friendly neighbours, according to the Northern chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Lagos not dangerous city to leave in the world

Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has said he does not believe in the report that Lagos State was the third most dangerous city to leave in the world.

Governor Bindow lauds NAF over contributions to education in Adamawa

Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa has lauded the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) for its contributions to quality education in the state.

Senator Sani: President Buhari, governors, ministers, others should reveal their running cost, salaries

The representative of Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Senator Shehu Sani, on Saturday said it was now time for Nigerians to demand to know what President Muhammadu Buhari, State Governors, Ministers and others earn as salary and allowances.

Hate speech: Federal govt urged to reactivate Nigerian Press Council

Nigerian Government has been enjoined to reactivate the Nigerian Press Council and review its Code of Conduct so as to enable it discharge its duties effectively as enshrined in the Constitution.

Engineers laud President Buhari over executive order on local content

The Nigerian Society of Engineers has praised the political will of President Muhammadu Buhari insigning the executive order promoting local expertise also known as Executive Order 5.

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Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Algerians protest against President Bouteflika’s bid for fifth term

Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Elections: Rivers APC kicks as INEC chairman claims every judgment has been obeyed

The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.

Elections: Police summon APC Reps member over Kano violence

The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.

Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.

Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.