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12 Kwara APC guber aspirants present manifestoes

Twelve of the 13 governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara on Wednesday in Ilorin presented their manifestoes to the party leadership and members.

NHRC to partner UN, AU to implement human rights instruments

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is set to partner with the UN and African Union (AU) to facilitate the implementation of all human rights instruments that Nigeria is party to.

NOA urges communities to key into federal government, development partners’ intervention

Dr Garba Abari, Director-General of National Orientation Agency, has called on communities across the country to take advantage of community driven interventions of the Federal Government and those of development partners in boosting infrastructure development.

PDP primaries: Group urges Governor Okowa to ensure fairness in Oshimili North

Oshimili North Arise, a political pressure group, has urged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to provide level-playing ground for aspirants in its nationwide House of Assembly primary election on Saturday.

Issa Aremu: Kwara suffers from development deficits

Ahead of today’s governorship primaries of the Labour Party (LP) in Kwara state, governorship aspirant of the party, Comrade Issa Aremu has said that the state suffers from huge development deficits.

PDP’ll crush APC in 2019 – Ex-NIS chief

A former Comptroller-General of Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) and aspirant for Plateau Central Senatorial District under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), David Shikfu Parradang, has assured that PDP would crush the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019.
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David Beckham’s football club to be known as ‘Inter Miami’

David Beckham’s new Major League Soccer franchise will be known as Inter Miami, it was confirmed Wednesday.

Senator Danbaba: Why I left APC

The senator representing Sokoto South Senatorial District, Senator Ibrahim Abdullahi Danbaba, Sunday said he defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because of lack of equity, justice and fairness to members.

President Buhari urged to sign PIGB Bill

Prof. Wumi Iledare of the University of Port Harcourt, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) passed by the National Assembly.

JAMB vows to arrest, prosecute money swallowing snake

Senator Shehu Sani has stormed the office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) with snake charmers, just as the examination body promises to arrest and prosecute the “snake’’ that swallowed N36 million.

2019: General Babangida asks Nigerians to begin search for ‘new breed’ leaders

The former military ruler said “At this point of our national history, we must take some rather useful decisions that would lead to real development and promote peaceful co-existence among all the nationalities.”

H&M hires diversity chief after ‘monkey hoodie’ scandal

Swedish low-cost fashion brand H&M says it has appointed a diversity leader after having been accused of racism over an ad showing a black child dressed in a hoodie reading "coolest monkey in the jungle."

NGO Bill, a move to gag advocacy – LCCI

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has described the draft non-governmental organisation, NGO Bill presently under consideration in the National Assembly, as a move to gag agencies promoting the cause of inclusion and participation in the democratic process.

Lagos Chamber slams NGO Bill

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has urged the National Assembly to stop considering the Non-Governmental Organisation Regulatory Commission Bill in the interest of democracy, transparency, accountability and inclusiveness.

SERAP asks President Buhari to give Nigerians reason for withdrawing $1 billion to...

The money was approved by the governors during a meeting last Friday of the National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Senator Saraki calls for international conference on North East, Boko Haram

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has called for international conference on North East and Boko Haram threat in Nigeria.

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Osun guber: Ooni of Ife warns against political violence

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has warned youths against political violence before, during and after the Osun gubernatorial election coming up on Saturday.

PDP primary: Atiku Abubakar names 59-member presidential nomination council

Frontline presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President of Nigeria Atiku Abubakar has named Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu and 58 other persons as members of his presidential nomination council ahead of the PDP presidential primaries.
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Flooding: Abdullahi Adamu urges federal government to boost strategic reserve

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has called for enhancement of the nation’s strategic reserve following fears of food shortage owing to the spate of flooding in the country.
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Federal government donates house to late James Ocholi’s family

The Federal Government on Thursday redeemed its pledge to donate a house to the family of late Minister of State for Labour and Employment, James Ocholi.
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France’s Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests over IS tweets

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen expressed outrage Thursday after being ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for tweeting pictures of atrocities committed by the Islamic State group.