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Akwa Ibom Assembly reinstates suspended council chief

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has reinstated the suspended Abak Local Government Chairman, Barrister Imoh Williams.
Sinatu Aderoju Ojikutu

Sinatu Ojikutu: President Buhari’s tribunal victory for anti-corruption war

A former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.
Amnesty International has condemned the escalating attacks against refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, and looting of foreign-owned shops in South Africa.

Xenophobia: Amnesty condemns attacks in South Africa

Amnesty International has condemned the escalating attacks against refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, and looting of foreign-owned shops in South Africa.
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

FUOYE, ASUU crisis worsens as lecturers threaten litigation

The lingering crisis rocking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti chapter worsened on Tuesday as splinter group threatened litigation against the zonal union over alleged meddlesomeness in the internal affairs of the institution.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: TICAD 7 shows no nation wants to do business with President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday described as disgraceful the outing and alleged poor attention given to President Muhammadu Buhari by world leaders and investors at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on Africa Development, TICAD.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore: I’m not a coupist

Detained publisher of Sahara Reporters and presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the February 2019 elections, Omoleye Sowore, has told a Federal High Court in Abuja that he is not a coup plotter.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

SERAP backs EFCC’s probe of ex-President Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has welcomed “the reported probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of the government of former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project as an opportunity for the anti-graft agency to show that former heads of state and other high-ranking public officials are not immune from investigation and prosecution for allegations of grand corruption in Nigeria.”
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: APC can’t stop us from winning Kogi guber poll

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said no amount of threats, harassment and attempts to intimidate its members and supporters by the All Progressives Congress, APC, and compromised security agents would deter it from standing together in victory, with the people of Kogi State in the November 16 governorship election.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

IMN supports Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s daughter, vows to continue protest

Despite the proscription order, top members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) on Friday allied with the decision of daughter of their detained leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky that protest will continue until her parents are released.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC: Assembly members in Edo, Bauchi undemocratic

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says political actions of some members of houses of assembly in Bauchi State and Edo in the inauguration of the assemblies are undemocratic.

We only have land for industries not Ruga – Isoko group

A Socio-Political pressure group, Isoko Advancement Network (IAN) is spitting fire and brimstone over moves by the Federal Government to establish Ruga settlements on proposed government acquired land across the country.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo lawmakers-elect deny impeachment notice on Governor Obaseki

Members-elect of the Edo State House of Assembly who are yet to be inaugurated have disowned a purported impeachment notice on the Governor Godwin Obaseki, saying the notice circulating the social media did not emanate from them.
Comrade Sheriff Mulade

Niger Delta elders reject Ruga settlement in region

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), a group of Elders from the Niger Delta, has rejected the plan to establish Ruga settlements for herdsmen across the country.
Amnesty International

Amnesty: Torture still rife in Nigeria

Nigerian authorities must do more to end the ongoing use of torture and other forms of ill-treatment by law enforcement agencies, Amnesty International said today, marking International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.

Timi Frank: President Buhari benefiting from corruption

Timi Frank, political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari was benefiting from corruption and therefore has lost moral right to continue the so-called anti-corruption fight.

Court sacks Imo APC Reps member-elect

A Federal High Court in Owerri on Monday sacked the member-elect for Nkwerre/Nwangele/Njaba/Isu federal constituency of Imo State, Ugonna Ozurigbo.

Insecurity: Group backs Pastor Adeboye’s call for support to service chiefs

The Concerned Professionals’ Congress (CPC) has endorsed a call by the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Enoch Adeboye, that replacing the Service Chiefs hastily may create fresh problems capable of compounding the security challenges currently facing nation.

Ex-militants block East-West road over killings, kidnappings

Aggrieved drivers and ex-militants on Wednesday barricaded a section of the East-West road to protest rising cases of killings, kidnapping, armed robberies and other criminal activities along the gateway road.

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Bus crash kills 25, after brakes fail

A bus crash on a mountainous road in northwest Pakistan Sunday killed 25 passengers and injured 20 others, police said.

Two killed, soldiers shot by ‘cattle rustlers’ in Adamawa

Suspected cattle rustlers have killed two persons during an early morning attack on Shaforo and Kudumti communities of Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

Flavour, Phyno give tips for success in Nigerian music industry

Popular Nigerian artistes at the Zenith Bank aspire music festival on Saturday night emphasised the need for originality among young and aspiring musicians.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Boko Haram: Group tasks Army to partner with EFCC, ICPC to probe certain NGOs

The Public Accountability Network (PAN) has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as well as the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) to investigate the activities of certain Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) covertly undermining the country’s fight against terror.
Ifeanyi Anaemena, eager to take take the battle to Al Hilal with Enyimba and win in Omdurman

CafCL: Enyimba will fight back, beat Al Hilal in Omdurman – Ifeanyi Anaemena

Enyimba defender, Ifeanyi Anaemena, says they’re determined to play the game of their lives in Ormdurman when they face Al Hilal of Sudan next week in their CAF Champions League Second Preliminary Round second leg match.