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Akwa Ibom government accuses APC of plotting to take over state

The Akwa Ibom State Government has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on security agencies to bring to book everyone arrested for disrupting the peace of the state.

Cleric warns Christians against discrimination

Rev. Maxwell Onyia of the Anglican Church of Ascension, Enugu, has admonished Christians to shun acts of segregation against their fellow human beings, especially other religious faithful.
Ibikunle Amosun

Ibikunle Amosun: I fear only God not even Muhammadu Buhari

Governor Ibikunle Amosun has clarified that he only fears God and not human beings, including President Muhammadu Buhari.

Yuletide: Travellers groan over 100% transport fare hike

Barely 48 hours to Christmas, commuters in Edo groaned over hike in transport fares by more than 100 per cent to many destinations from Benin.
Miss Philippines Catriona Gray reacts after being crowned Miss Universe during the final round of the Miss Universe pageant in Bangkok, Thailand, December 17, 2018. Reuters

Miss Philippines Catriona Gray crowned 2018 Miss Universe

Miss Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday in Bangkok after a trailblazing ceremony praised for featuring its first transgender candidate but marred by gaffes about the English-speaking ability of two Asian contestants.
Atiku Abubakar

Sokoto rally: Atiku Abubakar urges Nigerians to vote out APC

Atiku described Buhari as incompetent in handling the country’s affair, saying the task of making Nigeria work again is a collective effort of all Nigerians and asked them to vote out Buhari in 2019.

Goodluck Jonathan: Vote Atiku Abubakar so we can all have food to eat

Former president Goodluck Jonathan says only the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) can feed Nigerians three times a day.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

To win the war on terror we need opportunities and jobs

In order to defeat terror, Nigeria needs a well thought out anti-terror plan and one thing that must be central to that plan is the buy in of the people because terror can only thrive where there is local support. Take that local support structure away and the terror architecture will collapse like a pack of cards.
Walter Magaya

Prophet who claims to have found cure for HIV considers leaving Zimbabwe

Police in Zimbabwe have reportedly raided offices of a prominent prophet, Walter Magaya, who made headlines this week after he claimed that he had discovered the cure for HIV and Aids.

Political associates, friends shun Ayodele Fayose’s valedictory dinner

A dinner party organised on Friday night by the outgoing Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose to round-off his tenure in office was shunned by the expected crowd of party faithful and political appointees.
Aerial view of the city of Port-de-Paix, on October 7, 2018. A strong aftershock sent panicked residents fleeing into the streets on October 7 -- hours after a 5.9-magnitude earthquake killed at least 12 people along Haiti's northwest coast. / AFP PHOTO / HECTOR RETAMAL

In quake-hit Haiti, hospital labors to treat the wounded

In Port-de-Paix, the Haitian city hardest hit by a strong earthquake, medical personnel at the Immaculate Conception Hospital of Port-de-Paix are struggling to treat the wounded -- and helplessly looked on as some didn't make it.
Pastor Habu Aminchi, PDM’s presidential candidate in a handshake with President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015

2019: Habu Aminchi emerges PDM candidate

The Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) has picked Pastor Habu Aminchi as its candidate for the 2019 presidential election.
Tony Iwobi

Muhammadu Buhari meets Nigerian-born Italian Senator Tony Iwobi

President Muhammadu Buhari has met Mr Toni Iwobi, of Nigerian origin and who is the first Blackman ever to be elected senator in Italy.

Gully erosion kills 15, threatens households in Anambra community

The Federal Government has said 15 people of Umuozu community in Otolo a suburbs of Anambra State, lost their lives to gully erosion in the area.
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NIBBRI: No tremor should be taken for granted

Prof. Danladi Matawal, Director-General, Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute, has warned the nation not to take any tremors for granted.

Police as your friend

At home on Monday evening, I was engrossed in some heavy reading and writing task when I got a desperate call from my driver who had closed for the day. His friend, and some other hapless Nigerians, had just been randomly arrested at Ketu area by the “Lagos State Task Force” for undisclosed offences.

Physician: Active sexual intercourse can make you look seven years younger

The Chairman, Association for Advancement of Family Planning, Dr. Ejike Orji, has said men and women who maintain active sex life usually look between five and seven years younger than their actual ages.

UNHCR alarms as Mediterranean Sea deaths pass 1,500 mark

No fewer than 1,500 refugees and migrants have lost their lives attempting to cross the Mediterranean in the first seven months of 2018, the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) said.

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President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

Mbazulike Amaechi: President Buhari still a dictator

A First Republic Aviation Minister, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi, has said that the present administration committed treasonable offence by deploying the military during the general election.
Waje

Nigerian songstress Waje quits music

Aijuaje Iruobe, a Nigerian songstress, says she has gotten to the point that she does not feel like music is working for her.

Russia sends troops to Venezuela

In a move that will incense Trump’s America, two Russian air force planes have landed at Venezuela’s main airport, carrying a Russian defense official and nearly 100 troops, as Caracas and Moscow strengthened relations.
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has disclosed that he still has the full glare of his scouting team on Efe Ambrose, Maduka Okoye and a few other Nigerians plying their trade abroad that have not been given chances under him.

Gernot Rohr: Efe Ambrose, others under our radar

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has disclosed that he still has the full glare of his scouting team on Efe Ambrose, Maduka Okoye and a few other Nigerians plying their trade abroad that have not been given chances under him.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed its disappointment and shock at the postponement of the Nigerian elections hours to the election.

CSOs urge INEC to stop supplementary elections in Nigeria

Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has urged Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to put an end to supplementary elections in the country.