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Akwaeke Emezi

Two Nigerian authors nominated for Women’s Prize for Fiction

The Women’s Award for Fiction, one of the UK’s most prestigious literary prizes, has nominated two Nigerian authors alongside 14 others in its 16-book longlist.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Federal government calls for synergy with Africans in diaspora to grow investment at home

The Federal Government on Sunday says Africa needs to work with Africans in the diaspora to bring more investment opportunities to the Africa continent.

Rene Meulensteen: Ryan Giggs should have replaced Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United

Rene Meulensteen believes Manchester United would be in a much brigher situation today had they appointed Ryan Giggs as Sir Alex Ferguson's successor in 2013.
US President Donald Trump smiles during a phone conversation with Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto on trade in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on August 27, 2018. President Donald Trump said Monday the US had reached a "really good deal" with Mexico and talks with Canada would begin shortly on a new regional free trade pact."It's a big day for trade. It's a really good deal for both countries," Trump said."Canada, we will start negotiations shortly. I'll be calling their prime minister very soon," Trump said.US and Mexican negotiators have been working for weeks to iron out differences in order to revise the nearly 25-year old North American Free Trade Agreement, while Canada was waiting to rejoin the negotiations./ AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN

Donald Trump on defensive over damning publications

On the defensive over damning accounts of the inner workings of his administration, Donald Trump, set out Friday to discredit the testimony that cast doubt on his ability to lead the United States.

NOA: National identity number is replacement for tribal marks

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has commenced the training of National Orientation Agency (NOA) officers in the 23 local government areas of Kaduna State on the importance of obtaining National Identity Numbers.

Boko Haram: Senate probes Amnesty report accusing soldiers of raping, starving IDPs

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday resolved to look into a report by the international human rights organisation, Amnesty International, accusing Nigerian security forces of rape and domestic violence against women in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Borno.

Senator Ekweremadu: Blame our past leaders for Nigeria’s problems

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, said, Friday, that Nigeria’s leaders over the years should be blamed and held responsible for the nation’s many problems associated with the nation’s diversity.

The dangerous delusions of Umar Ladbo

“You say Benue belongs to Fulani by right of conquest. Is such a right greater than that of the original owners or people who the Fulani met there?”.

Donald Trump’s challenge to the rest of us

Africa is an enchanting continent in terms of vegetation and topography. It is an intriguing one in terms of diversity. It is a warm one in terms of people and weather. It is a rich one in terms of nature’s endowments. It is a blessed one in terms of the absence of natural disasters.

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Man jailed 15 years in Ekiti for manslaughter

A 52-year-old man, Joshua Akanbi, has been jailed for 15 years by an Ado Ekiti High Court for manslaughter. He committed the offence during a land dispute between Ayede Ekiti and Itaji Ekiti in 2017.

NAF to take delivery of battle aircraft

The Nigerian Air Force says it will take delivery of Augusta 109 power helicopter from Italy soon, to strengthen its arsenal for the fight against insurgency in the North-West.
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Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.

Election petitions: PCA Bulkachuwa threatens to deal with erring judges

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday warned that the court will not hesitate to deal decisively with any chairman or member of the Election Petitions Tribunal found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reclaim my mandate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.