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Hell was almost let loose in front of the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday as pro- and anti-Oshiomhole protesters clashed in Abuja.

Why APC crisis is good for Nigeria

All Progressives Congress (APC) is on the cusp of an implosion. The crisis in the party has reached a frightening crescendo. It has been a gradual but steady plummet for the party since its 2015 unanticipated triumph. I believe, the APC is in the thrall of a curse – the success curse.
Megan Watling and Sasha-Lee Heekes wanted to get married at the Beloftebos venue in Stanford but were told that venue was off-limits because of their sexual orientation.

South African wedding venue refuses to host lesbian couple ceremony

A wedding venue in South Africa is refusing to host a ceremony for a lesbian couple because of its Christian beliefs, sparking a row in the only African country to permit gay marriage.
L-R- DR MARYAM MASHA, DR YEMI DIPEOLU, PROF. TIJJANI BANDE AND MR OLUSEGUN OGUNSANYA AT A NIGERIAN SIDE EVENT ON- ‘IDPs- BUILDING RESILIENT AND SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES’ IN NEW YORK

Africa rejects racial superiority

Fifty four 54 African Members States, the largest regional group in the United Nations, has denounced and rejected any form of racial superiority.
People hold banners at a demonstration in support of factory workers of Jasic Technology in Shenzhen in August [Sue-Lin Wong-Reuters]

Labour activists disappeared in China in suspected raids

At least 12 Chinese labour activists went missing in recent days in what is suspected to be a coordinated effort to silence the vocal group, mostly university students or recent graduates.

RBNP: Why we dumped Goodluck Jonathan

The Re-Build Nigeria Party (RBNP) group has revealed why it dumped former President Goodluck Jonathan ahead of the 2015 presidential election.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Abdulfatai Yahaya-Seriki: Bukola Saraki offered me SSA appointment to join him in PDP

Abdulfatai Yahaya-Seriki, governorship aspirant of All Progressives Congress in Kwara State has said that the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, tried to lure him with an appointment to defect to the Peoples Democratic Party.
Senator Iyiola Omisore

Osun guber: Iyiola Omisore, Moshood Adeoti, Fatai Akinbade form alliance to stop rigging

The governorship candidates of the Social Democratic Party, Senator Iyiola Omisore; African Democratic Congress, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade and Action Democratic Party, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti, have signed a protocol on the need to unite to ensure that the Saturday poll is not rigged.
Samson Itodo

CSOs caution politicians over defection, desperation

Some Civil Society Organisations on Tuesday in Abuja said politicians cross-carpeting from one political party to another was out of desperation.

James Ibori: “PDP sent me to jail, APC released me”

About 7,000 members of the Peoples Democratic party in Delta State, including two aides of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, have dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress in the state.

Defection: Parties in Nigeria lack political ideology – Senator Ebute

The former Senate President, Ameh Ebute, has said that the recent defection by politicians in the country shows that political parties in Nigeria lack ideologies.

CAN: We’ll not tell Nigerians who to vote for in 2019

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) will not tell Nigerians who to vote for in the 2019 general elections, Rev. Musa Asake, General Secretary of the Association said at a news conference in Abuja on Friday.

Yinusa Tanko: Nigeria yet to attain rightful place in comity of nations

The National Chairman of the National Conscience Party, Dr Yinusa Tanko, on Monday said Nigeria had yet to attain its rightful place in the comity of nations owing to leadership problems.

2019: We are not interested in coalitions, merger – APDA

The Advanced Peoples’ Democratic Alliance (APDA) has said the Party will not enter into any pact with other political parties or groups ahead of the 2019 general elections.

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UAE paid for tickets, test fees for Nigerian evacuees – NIDCOM chief

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PDP demands Ibrahim Magu’s prosecution for ‘fraud’

The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the prosecution of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, over alleged fraud.
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Zack Orji: No marriage is perfect

He said: “I believe that a lot of people go into marriage without being prepared to make the necessary sacrifice, so at the slightest provocation, they are ready to opt out and that is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s supposed to be a union for life. For better for worse.”

Court declines to stop probe of Senator Okorocha by EFCC, Imo government

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, declined a request by former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, for an interim injunction to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and panel of inquiry that was set up by the state government, from further investigating alleged financial infractions he committed while in office.

Nigerian government postpones 2020 WASSCE indefinitely

This was announced by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, while speaking to State House Correspondents the weekly Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.