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Nigerians can’t be fooled by change of slogan – PDP tells APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has told the All Progressives Congress (APC) that Nigerians cannot be fooled by its attempt to change its slogan from ‘Change’ to ‘Progress’.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa government, APC bicker over sack of 28,000 workers

The Bayelsa State government and the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are bickering over the purported sack of 28,000 workers.
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Lagos street kids dance their way to fame with viral hit

A group of Nigerian street children have been transformed into celebrities thanks to a viral dance video that attracted the attention of singer Rihanna and supermodel Naomi Campbell.

2019: PDP youth group lauds ex-Governor Daniel’s appointment as ex-VP Atiku Abubakar’s campaign chief

The PDP National Youth Rebirth Forum has congratulated the former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, on his recent appointment as the Director-General of the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation.

Trigger-happy policeman shoots ex-Rep Bamidele, three others at Kayode Fayemi’s rally

There was confusion at the Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) secretariat on Friday when a trigger-happy Mobile Policeman (MOPOL) opened fire as the party’s flag bearer, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, arrived to a tumultuous welcome.

Amnesty: Nigerian soldiers, JTF rape, starve Boko Haram victims

Amnesty International has accused Nigerian security forces of raping thousands of women and girls who escaped from the brutal rule of Boko Haram insurgents, and killing many people who refused to be moved from territories rescued from the insurgents.

Ex-President Obasanjo seeks biotech in agriculture to boost food production

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Wednesday, declared that unless innovative advances such as biotechnology are achieved in agriculture, global efforts at ending hunger would remain a mirage.

President Mnangagwa: Zimbabwe ‘on track to regain its bread basket status’

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly said that his country is doing well in regaining its breadbasket status, following the introduction of the command agriculture over the past two years.

Ekiti guber: President Buhari’s statement “wishful thinking” – PDP

The Kolapo Olusola Campaign Organisation (KOCO), the campaign organisation of the Ekiti State Deputy Governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Prof Kolapo Olusola, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that the All Progressives Congress (APC) must win the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State as “wishful thinking.”

Nasarawa farmers seek farm inputs for better yield

Some farmers in Nasarawa state have appealed to the federal and state governments to ensure timely distribution of fertilisers and other farm inputs to boost food production in the country.

PDP: APC driving Nigeria to lawlessness

The Peoples Democratic Party has again chided the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) saying since it assumption of power, the party has been engulfed in crises, capable of driving the nation to a state of lawlessness if not checked.

2019: Bayelsa APC’ll be stronger after congresses – Senator Lokpobiri

Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri, has predicted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) would emerge stronger after and more united in Bayelsa State after the ongoing party congresses.

APC’s ‘symbolic sweeping’ of PDP zonal rally venue clownish

The Osun chapter of the PDP on Sunday mocked the “symbolic sweeping” of Freedom Park, Osogbo venue of its Saturday zonal rally, by the rival APC, describing the action as “clownish”.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: Nigerians have never had it this bad since the civil war

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has challenged Nigerians to rise up to change the APC led-government if they truly desire to continue to have a country.

Pay our salaries, we are dying – NLC tells Kogi government

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State to pay workers salaries in the state, saying “we are dying of hunger.”

Ex-President Obasanjo: Igbo will benefit more in President Buhari’s ouster

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday asked the people of the South East geopolitical zone to vote out President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 general elections “in their own interest.”

PDP asks Kogi Assembly to impeach Governor Bello

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on the Kogi State House of Assembly to commence the process of impeachment of Governor Yahaya Bello.

Kayode Fayemi: Prison awaits Ayo Fayose in October

Governor Ayodele Fayose will spend many years in jail after leaving office in October, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, his predecessor said.

Nigerians react to President Buhari’s decision to seek re-election

Some Nigerians have welcomed the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election in 2019, saying it was a good decision, as it would help consolidate the gains recorded by his administration, if re-elected.

The reasons Nigeria must wake up fast

The Federal Government apologists are free to live in delusion and denial, but I stand by this obvious position. They can continue to deceive President Muhammadu Buhari and although he can continue to suffer under their hypnotic spell for a long time, he would one day wake up to appreciate people like us telling him the unadulterated truth.

Professor Dokubo: I’m not interested in probing my predecessors

The Special Assistant to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, says he is not interested in investigating the activities of his predecessor.

PDP: Ex-President Jonathan managed Nigerian economy better than President Buhari

The Deputy National Chairman (South), Peoples Democratic Party , Elder Yemi Akinwonmi, has argued that former President Goodluck Jonathan managed the nation’s economy very well than incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said on Wednesday that the United States and Britain should lift their block on the export of COVID-19 vaccines.

Italian premier calls for Euros final to be moved from Wembley

The prime minister of Italy has called for the Euro 2020 final to be moved from Wembley due to coronavirus concerns. Mario Draghi says the level of infection in the United Kingdom means alternative venues must be considered.
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Laurent Gbagbo files for divorce, to end 30-year marriage

Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo filed for divorce on Monday from his wife of three decades, his lawyer said, days after his highly anticipated return to the country.
Hon Justice Monica Bolna’an Dongban-Mensem is currently the Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Enugu Division, Nigeria and Life Member of Body of Benchers.

Appeal court president inaugurates special court sitting 270 cases in Jos

The President of the Court of Appeal, Hon Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has organised a special court sitting in Jos where about 270 Motions and Appeals would be addressed for quick dispensation of justice.
The logo of MTN is pictured in Abuja, Nigeria September 11, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

MTN to invest N640 billion to expand broadband access

MTN Nigeria plans to invest N640 billion (approximately US$1.5 billion) over the next three years to expand broadband access across the continent’s most populous country, in line with the federal government’s 2020-2025 National Broadband Plan and in support of MTN Group’s strategy, Ambition 2025: Leading digital solutions for Africa’s progress.
The three survivors of Sunday’s sporadic shooting by a police operative in Enugu have regained consciousness, a medical doctor at the Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Parklane, has said.

Enugu: Victims of police shooting stable – physician

The three survivors of Sunday’s sporadic shooting by a police operative in Enugu have regained consciousness, a medical doctor at the Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Parklane, has said.

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22. President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the cordial relationship existing between the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and the National Assembly.

NDDC: Itsekiri leaders caution against reappointment of former board members

Leader of the Itsekiri nation in Delta State, Chief Rita Lori-Ogbebor, has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari and the Senate against reappointing members of the dissolved substantive board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Secretary General of the United Nations, António Guterres, on his re-appointment for a second-term in office & the extension of Deputy Secretary General, Amina Mohammed’s tenure for another 5 years.

President Buhari salutes UN chief, deputy on second term

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Secretary General of the United Nations, António Guterres, on his re-appointment for a second-term in office, and the extension of Deputy Secretary General, Amina Mohammed’s tenure for another five years.
Manchester United have made an improved offer for Borussia Dortmund forward Jadon Sancho.

Manchester United make improved offer for Jadon Sancho

United’s initial approach for the 21-year-old winger was worth an initial £67m plus add-ons which took the value of the offer to around £75m.

Spotify acquires podcast discovery specialists Podz

Spotify has acquired Podz, a startup whose technology generates preview clips of podcasts, the streaming service has announced.

Mike Ozekhome: President Buhari disconnected from Nigerians

Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is disconnected from Nigerians and erroneously believes that the problem of Nigeria is how to make local governments functional and the Judiciary independent, instead of people’s yearnings on restructuring.