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World Cup: US warns citizens against travelling to Russia

The U.S. has advised its citizens against travelling to Russia where the FIFA World Cup is currently taking place with 32 countries participating, raising the threat level to 3.

Ohanaeze hails Supreme Court judgment on Innoson

The Socio-Cultural Organization of Igbos, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has hailed the judgment of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in the case between Innoson Group of Companies and Guaranty Trust Bank.

PDP: Nigeria now a police state under President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party has said it is alarmed by the revelation of Obasanjo that the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government is plotting to arrest him on alleged trumped up charges in order to detain him indefinitely.

Timi Frank: My arrest may be imminent

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has alleged that there may be plans to arrest and prosecute him for voicing opposing views regarding the style of the administration.

June 12: NUPENG commends President Buhari for honouring MKO, others

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for officially announcing June 12 as the new Democracy Day in the country.

Presidency: We have no response to National Assembly impeachment threats

The Presidency has maintained sealed lips over Tuesday’s impeachment threats by the National Assembly after its joint session.

PDP alleges media trial of opposition members

The Peoples Democratic Party has condemned what it described as unrelenting media trial and persecution of opposition members and perceived opponents of the All Progressives Congress through anti-graft agencies.

PDP: APC is Nigeria’s problem

The Peoples Democratic Party has declared that the All Progressives Congress, “by its manifest retrogressive, violent and despotic proclivities, has proven to be the clog in our collective quest for national cohesion, happiness and economic prosperity as a people”.

Official: Benin accident victims not JOHESU members

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) says none of its members was involved in an auto crash over the weekend in Benin City.

Ex-Malaysian premier accuses police of harassment, disturbance

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Thursday accused the police of harassment and disturbance.

PDP demands arrest, prosecution of APC leaders over Rivers court attack

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) linked with the violent attack and invasion of a High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, last Friday.

2019 and the politics of campaign finance

Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party’s National Convention. When the public protested, recently, the party disclaimed the news even if it added that it was the responsibility of members to pay outstanding dues.

OPL 245: A most popular oil block

The Petroleum Act 1969 (as amended) grants powers to the Ministry of Petroleum, acting through the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to administer the licensing of oil blocks in the country.

HRW: Governments continue to suppress media through censorship

Governments across the world continue to suppress media through censorship or even arrests of journalists on dubious grounds, a prominent human rights watchdog said on Thursday on occasion of the World Press Freedom Day.

US denounces Burundi violence ahead of referendum on power

The United States is denouncing "violence, intimidation, and harassment" in Burundi against people thought to oppose a referendum this month that would allow the president to stay in power for another 14 years.

N5.7 billion fraud: Ex-Governor Shema being persecuted for political reasons – aide

A former governor of Katsina State, Shehu Shema, was on Tuesday arraigned before a Federal High Court over alleged misappropriation of N5.7 billion under the then Subsidy Reinvestment Programme (SURE-P), but his aide insists his trial is politically motivated.

Biafra: IPOB members appeal proscription order

Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have appealed the decision of the Federal High Court in Abuja which allowed an ex-parte application proscribing the group in September, 2017.

Newspaper vendors protest police harassment, detention in Rivers

Vendors under the aegis of the Newspaper Distributors Association of Nigeria, Rivers State Chapter, have embarked on strike over alleged incessant harassment, unwarranted arrest and detention by the police.

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Official: Croatia loss costs Super Eagles at least $20,000 each

Super Eagles failure to win the 2018 World Cup opening match against Croatia meant the entire team [players and backroom staff] missed out on huge bonuses – at least $20,000) [7.2 Million Naira] each and this was outside the $50,000 from Aiteo for every unreplied goals.

World Cup: Diego Maradona fears for Argentina against Super Eagles

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has expressed his fears for the Albiceleste, stating they will have serious problems against Nigeria if they replicate the performance which saw them draw 1-1 with debutants Iceland in their opening Group D game at the 2018 World Cup on Saturday.

Bauchi government apologises to civil servants over pay day omission

The Bauchi State Government has apologised to civil servants whose their names were omitted during the payment of the last month’s salaries in the state.

Jose Mourinho: Iceland strong because they eat a lot of meat

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has joked that Iceland are such a physically strong team because they ate meat for breakfast as babies.

Ahmed Musa linked with Galatasaray loan move from Leicester City

Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa is close to joining Turkish champions Galatasaray on loan from English club, Leicester City.