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President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari, Jonathan mourn ex-minister Okonjo-Iweala’s father

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, over the passing to glory of the patriarch of the family, Obi Chukuka Okonjo, at 91.

Navy committed to supporting Nigeria’s democracy – Naval chief

The Nigerian Navy has said that as a partner in ensuring the restoration of internal security, it would continue to support democracy by remaining loyal and dedicated to the service of the country.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

President Buhari’s tribunal triumph victory for Nigerians – Kwara governor

Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Plateau APC cautions PDP against unnecessary interference in governance

Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau State, Latep Dabang, on Monday advised the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), in the state to allow Governor Simon Lalong to concentrate on governance to deliver dividends of democracy to the people of Plateau state.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC pledges commitment to FOI Law, unveils revised communication policy

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has unveiled its revised Communication Policy, expressing greater commitment to the provisions of the Freedom of Information FOI Law.
Former Nigeria international and coach Samson Siasia has denied any wrongdoing after he was slapped with a lifetime ban by Fifa on Friday.

Samson Siasia appeals to CAS over FIFA life ban

Former Super Eagles’ chief coach Samson Siasia has revealed that he has appealed against the life ban slammed on him by world football governing body FIFA.
The coffin of Dawda Jawara, Gambia's first post-independence president, is pictured during his funeral at the country's National Assembly in Banjul, Gambia, Aug. 29, 2019.

Gambia’s former president dies, buried

Gambia’s first president after independence from Britain in 1965, Dawda Jawara, was buried on Thursday in Banjul, the capital.
Abubakar Abdullahi - Simon Lalong - Plateau

Federal university to honour Plateau Imam who rescued 262 Christians

The Federal University at Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) has announced plans to honour Abubakar Abdullahi, the Imam who saved 262 Berom Christians from gunmen who attacked their village in Plateau States in June last year.

Bayelsa governor swears in new state electoral chief

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has tasked the newly sworn-in Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission (BYSIEC), Ball Oyarede, to carry out his responsibilities with firmness and integrity.

CIBN presents accreditation certificate to Ecobank academy

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has officially presented certificate of accreditation to the ultra-modern, state of the art Ecobank Nigeria Academy with a call to other financial institutions in the country seeking accreditation of their training school to emulate Ecobank Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari begins the inauguration of his second term cabinet on Wednesday with the swearing-in of Mr. Boss Mustapha as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF.

Group accuses northern governor of sponsoring protest against President Buhari

The Coalition of Northern Groups has accused an unnamed governor of one of the North-Western States of sponsoring a planned protest against President Muhammadu Buhari because he (governor) failed to secure a key appointment in the presidency.

Northern groups bicker over #RevolutionNow

As reactions continue to trail the #RevolutionNow campaign called by embattled publisher and activist Omoyele Sowore, two northern groups are at a loggerhead on whether or not the North should join the protest.
The immediate past governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, FCA, has cleared the air over a statement attributed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alleging that it had frozen certain accounts linked to him.

No N9.9 billion traced to my account – Ex-Lagos governor

The immediate past governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, FCA, has cleared the air over a statement attributed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alleging that it had frozen certain accounts linked to him.
Seyi Makinde

Serap urges governors to emulate Oyo governor’s ‘open asset declaration’

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the 35 governors in Nigeria to emulate their Oyo State counterpart, Seyi Makinde, by openly declaring their assets like him.
Opeyemi Bamidele

Why Senate didn’t delay ministerial screenings – Senator Bamidele

The senator representing Ekiti Central, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, has explained the reason behind the Senate’s speedy response to the ongoing screening of ministerial nominees, saying it isn’t a compromise of the exercise as is being claimed by some Nigerians.
Former Liberia FA chief Musa Bility has described, Amaju Pinnick in the wake of his removal as the 1st vice president of the Confederation of African Football.

Ex-Liberian FA chief faults Amaju Pinnick removal as CAF vice president

Bility said Pinnick is a very good administrator who has maintained for a very good relationship with all the executive members and he described Ahmad Ahmad’s decision not renew the Nigerian FA boss tenure as a big mistake.

Kogi guber: Igala say no second term Governor Bello

Rising from its inauguration of Ukomu Igala, a socio-cultural organization of Igala nation, Kaduna State chapter, at the weekend, the leaders from the eastern senatorial zone of Kogi State have rejected endorsement of the State governor, Yahaya Bello, for the second term in office.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo PDP hails Governor Makinde’s court victory, promises transparency in running state

The victory of the Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, at the Supreme Court in the case instituted over the governorship primary election that produced him as Peoples Democratic Party standard-bearer in the March 9, 2019 governorship election has been lauded by the state chapter of the PDP.

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A man waves as he disembarks from a plane as a first group of Nigerians repatriated from South Africa following xenophobic violence arrives in Lagos on September 11, 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

Xenophobia: Nobody should blame those who don’t want to return – Jonathan Nnaji

Dr. Jonathan Nnaji, chairman board of trustees of Igbo speaking community in Lagos State, has said that Nigerians who have chosen to remain in South Africa than return to the country should not be blamed because the country has refused to set its priorities right.

Interim Falcons coach focused on Tokyo 2020 ticket

Coach of Nigeria’s women senior Christopher Danjuma has stated that his attention is solely on ensuring Nigeria qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Cristiano Ronaldo was an egotist in the Manchester United dressing room who always wanted to be near a mirror, according to Uruguay legend Diego Forlan.

Cristiano Ronaldo: I was one step away from Arsenal move

Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that he was a step away from joining Arsenal prior to signing for Manchester United in 2003.
Efe Ajagba

Efe Ajagba will become world boxing champion soon – trainer

Legendary boxing trainer Ronnie Shields believes that Efe Ajagba can rule the heavyweight division in the near future.
Egypt has two strong medal contenders for the Summer Games in Mohamed Ehab and Sara Ahmed, who both won bronze in their respective categories at Rio 2016.

Egypt banned from world weighlifting championships

A number of Egyptian weightlifters were included in the entry list for the world championships, which begin in Thailand tomorrow.