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Mother convicted, sentenced for beating eight-year-old daughter

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Monday, sentenced a 38-year-old petty trader, Vivian Onyekachukwu, to two weeks community service for assaulting her eight-year-old daughter.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti government warns workers against partisanship

Ekiti workers have been urged to shun partisanship and every other unethical behaviour that have contributed to the denigration of the public service, as government would not hesitate to discipline erring workers no matter how highly placed or connected.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar: President Buhari unaware of Justice Onnoghen’s trials because cabal is in charge

A spokesman to former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, Mr. Phrank Shuaibu, says President Muhammadu Buhari was not be aware of the trial of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, because his government is controlled by a cabal.

Experts: Ignorance, misconception major setbacks to adoption of renewable energy

Energy experts on Saturday identified ignorance and misconception as major setbacks to the adoption of renewable energy in Nigeria.

Anglican bishop urges Nigerians to pray for their leaders

Rt. Rev. Humphrey Olumakaiye, the Bishop of the Diocese of Lagos (Anglican Communion), has urged Nigerians to pray, ceaselessly, for leaders to enable them overcome the challenges of leadership.

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.

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atiku Abubakar congratulates Governors Tambuwal, Ortom on re-election

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, says the victory of the candidates of the PDP in both Sokoto and Benue states is an acknowledgement from Nigerians that the PDP is the only truly national party in the country.
Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho: Zinedine Zidane is the right man for the Real Madrid job

Jose Mourinho has said that he believes Zinedine Zidane is the right man for the Real Madrid managerial position.
Montenegro boss Ljubisa Tumbakovi

England have no weaknesses – Montenegro coach

Studying England ahead of Monday's European Championship qualifier was a hard watch for Montenegro coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic, who says the Three Lions have no weaknesses.
Boko Haram

Seven killed, two abducted as Boko Haram raids Niger village

Boko Haram jihadists killed at least seven villagers in a series of attacks in South-Eastern Niger near the border with Nigeria, a local official and an NGO said Sunday.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Niger APC suspends women affairs commissioner

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Paikoro local government of Niger state has suspended the state Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Barrister Amina Musa Gua’ar.