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President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC tasks federal government on insecurity

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has repeated its call on the Federal Government to address the rising incidence of insecurity, unemployment, poverty, instability and renewed separatist agitations in the country.

Sallah: Catholic bishop tasks Nigerians on peace, social vices

Bishop Emmanuel Badejo of the Catholic Diocese of Oyo has congratulated Muslim faithful on the completion of the Ramadan and urged them and Nigerians in general to continue to live peacefully.

Cleric: Peter Obi is God’s unparalleled gift to humanity

The Rector of St. John Innovation Institute of Management and Technology, Rev. Enyodiobi Francis, has described the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, as God’s “unparalleled gift to humanity”.

Pastor Adeboye, Senator Saraki, Governor Akeredolu pay tribute to Olowo of Owo

General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and the Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu yesterday paid tributes to the late Olowo of Owo, Oba Victor Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari: We’ll overcome terrorists, kidnappers, bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday assured the nation will overcome kidnappers, bandits and agents of insecurity.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Easter: President Buhari urges Nigerians to exhibit hope amidst insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday urged Nigerians not to despair in the midst of rising insecurity across the nation, noting that these challenges will be surmounted.
Danny Faure (left) was speaking from a manned submersible off the coast of the island nation. AP

Seychelles president makes underwater speech calling for protection for oceans

The Seychelles president has gone below the surface of the Indian Ocean to call for better protection for the world's seas.

A timeline of key events in rule of Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir

After 30 years in power, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was arrested and deposed by the military on Thursday, following nearly four months of protests against his rule.
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP)

ASUP urges President Buhari to sign polytechnic act into law

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sign into the law the Polytechnic Act recently passed into law by the National Assembly for the smooth running and industrial harmony in the nation’s polytechnics.

Mike Ozekhome urges legal practitioners to step up pro bono services to poor litigants

Constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, on Saturday, urged legal practitioners to step up pro bono legal services to poor litigants.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on prior to the start of the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, on October 24, 2018. (Photo by Tobias SCHWARZ - AFP)

As Merkel readies to bow out, ‘Angela I’ hits the stage

As Chancellor Angela Merkel readies to slowly leave the political stage and her party consigns her immigration policy to history, a German theatre is putting on a play that already suggests the end of an era: “Angela I.”
Raphael Samuel

Man set to drag parents to court for giving birth to him

A 27 year old Indian man Raphael Samuel is set to embark on an impossible mission of dragging his parents to court for giving birth to him without his consent.

PDP: Religion will play no role in Kaduna governorship race

Ben Bako, Director (Media) of the PDP Campaign Council in Kaduna State, has said that religion will play no role in determining the direction of the state’s governorship race.
The chief of Central African Republic’s soccer federation Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona stands during his initial appearance before the judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, the Netherlands, Friday. The former militia leader is suspected of having committed war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Central African Republic in 2013 and 2014. (KOEN VAN WEEL / ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Central African Republic soccer boss appears at global court

The chief of Central African Republic's soccer federation has appeared for the first time at the International Criminal Court following his arrest in France on charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes in his home country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed appreciation to the people of Plateau State, who turned out in innumerable numbers to welcome him in Jos, during his presidential campaign visit on Saturday.-6

President Buhari thanks Plateau people for turnout at campaign venue

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed appreciation to the people of Plateau State, who turned out in innumerable numbers to welcome him in Jos, during his presidential campaign visit on Saturday.
Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo

ICC: Ivory Coast ex-leader Laurent Gbagbo has no case to answer

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague have ruled that Ivory Coast ex-President Laurent Gbagbo has no case to answer.

Itse Sagay: Lawmakers who booed Muhammadu Buhari behaved like animals

Professor Itse Sagay, SAN, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Wednesday said senators and members of the House of Representatives, who booed President Muhammadu Buhari when he presented the estimates of the 2019 budget to a joint session of the National Assembly in Abuja behaved like animals.
his handout picture taken and released by Turkish Presidential Press Service sows Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan saluting supporters after Friday prayers, in Bayburt, August 10, 2018. Turkey's Finance and Treasury Minister, son-in-law of Erdogan, Berat Albayrak will reveal a " new economic model " as the Turkish Lira has lost more than 30 percent of its value since the start of the year / Murat KULA / TURKISH PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE / AFP

Turkey, Israel in new war of words

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday lambasted the Israeli prime minister as an “oppressor” after he accused Turkey of “massacres” against Kurds in a new war of words.

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Benue Assembly elects principal officers

The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.
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EFCC expresses worry over use of POS machines

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Brazilian police file defamation complaint against Neymar’s rape accuser

Brazilian police said on Thursday they had filed a defamation suit against the woman who has accused football star Neymar of rape after she insinuated the force was corrupt.

PDP leaders, lawmakers meet over National Assembly minority positions

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party currently are holding a meeting to strategise on who will be the minority leaders, minority whips and Chairman, PDP Caucus of the National Assembly.

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir charged with corruption

Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir was on Thursday formally charged with corruption, following the completion of an investigation by state prosecutors.