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Ebola spreads to major DR Congo city as vaccines a concern

The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, as health experts worry whether the stock of an experimental vaccine will stand up to the demands of an epidemic with no end in sight.

Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.

Expert: Lack of regular sex can result in job loss

Not having sex regularly can result in job loss, says Tomi Imarah, a sex therapist and consultant psychiatrist.

Emmanuel Nweke: Southeast lacks basic infrastructure

Emmanuel Nweke, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for Awka-North and South Federal Constituency seat, has observed that the Southeast region of the country lacked basic infrastructure in the past 16 years.

Labour Party: Ayuba Wabba’s statement on ex-Governor Mimiko’s declaration malicious

The Labour Party has described the statement of the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, on the declaration of a former Governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko, to stand for next year’s presidential election on the platform of the party as borne out of malice.

Senator Makarfi: Senators attempting to remove Senator Saraki are ignorant

Senator Ahmed Makarfi, a former governor of Kaduna state, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) senators cannot get the required number to remove Senate President Bukola Saraki.
Abiola Ajimobi

Eid-el-Kabir: Governor Ajimobi, chief Imam preach godliness, service to humanity

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and Sheikh AbdulGaniy Abubakri, the Chief Imam of Ibadanland, have called on the people to embrace the virtues of godliness and service to humanity.
President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki

Senator Saraki: Presidency’s delay in submitting INEC budget shows lack of foresight

Senate President Bukola Saraki says the national assembly is committed to ensuring the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is well funded to conduct the 2019 polls.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Zamfara: We have spent over N17 billion on security

The Secretary to the Government of Zamfara State (SSG), Prof. Muhammad Shinkafi, has disclosed that the state government has spent over N17billion in its quest at finding lasting solution to the lingering insecurity issue that has been ravaging the state in recent times.

Expulsion: Senator Kashamu writes Uche Secondus, INEC, DSS, Police

The Senator representing Ogun East in the National Assembly, Buruji Kashamu, has on Monday formally written to the State Independent National Electoral Commission, Department of State Services, and the police to disregard his expulsion by the Peoples Democratic Party.

NSITF board: APC chair Oshiomhole is talking out of ignorance – Chris Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, on Wednesday said the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, was talking out of ignorance when he threatened him to inaugurate the boards of federal agencies and parastatals under his ministry or be suspended from the party.
Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state

Donald Duke: We must rescue Nigeria from bad leaders

Former Governor of Cross Rivers State, Mr. Donald Duke, has asked Nigerians charged Nigerians to defend their fatherland from those who seek to desecrate it.

Convention: PDP ignorant of electoral rules – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s call on INEC to cancel its just concluded National Convention showed that it is ignorant of electoral rules and internal party operations.

Ebonyi government disowns social media video on border crisis with Cross River

Ebonyi State government on Monday disowned the video footages displayed on social media about the border crisis between Igbeagu community of the state and Ukelle community of Cross River State.

The real way to honour MKO Abiola

And Abiola, an unlikely sacrificial lamb for the cause of the people, deserved much more than Nigeria can ever offer him. After all, he lost his life in yet unexplained circumstances and what honour, repatriation or words of men can replace such an exemplary and rare gift to humanity?

Child Labour: Ekiti SDP governorship candidate threatens to jail parents

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State, Mr Akinloye Ayegbusi, has threatened that he would jail parents who engage their children in street hawking during school hours if elected governor.

Surety in trouble as suspects disappear without traces

The Police on Tuesday arraigned a 58-year-old man, Inusa Mohammed, in a Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for his inability to produce suspects he stood surety for on December 13, 2017.

PDP challenges President Buhari to name his campaign donors

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to reveal source of his campaign funds.

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Igbo Muslims

Ndigbo Muslims: We’ll vote for those who will carry us along

South Eastern Muslims Organisation of Nigeria (SEMON), a socio-cultural Igbo group, says it will meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to express its grievances over the alleged marginalisation of Igbo Muslims.

Goodluck Jonathan: Muhammadu Buhari has been of great service to Nigeria

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan says President Muhammadu Buhari has been of great service to the country.
Colin Kroll

Vine co-founder Colin Kroll found dead in apparent drug overdose

According to TMZ, Kroll’s body was discovered this morning after his girlfriend was unable to reach him. Sources tell the publication that they discovered “drug paraphernalia nearby” and suspect that he overdosed.

Muhammadu Buhari has chased away herdsmen from Benue land – Tiv group

President General of Mdzough U Tiv, a socio-cultural association of Tiv people, Chief Edward Ujege, has declared that the military has chased away herdsmen from Benue land.
Sani Shehu

Nigerian, Chinese miners set to strengthen economic relations

The Miners Association of Nigeria and China Miners Association have reached an agreement to strengthen the existing bilateral economic relationship between the two bodies.