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PDP: Muhammadu Buhari not preparing for election, interested only in rigging

Barely 60 days to the 2019 general elections, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday pointed out that President Muhammadu Buhari is not prepared for the election, but only interested in rigging.

Boko Haram: General Buratai warns commanders against fleeing from terrorists

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, has circulated a set of operational guidelines warning Nigerian Army commanders of grave consequences should they abandon their positions in the face of firepower from Boko Haram insurgents.

Peace Corps: Police refusal to obey court orders, affront on judiciary

National Commandant of Peace Corps, Ambassador Dickson Akoh, has stated that disobedience to valid court orders by the Nigeria Police was an affront on the country’s judiciary.

SERAP gives foreign minister 7-day ultimatum to recall sacked whistleblower

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to recall a whistleblower sacked for exposing corruption in the ministry or face court action.

Herbert Macaulay’s nephew sues NUC over Christian education regulation

A professor of Systematic Theology and Biblical Studies, Augustus Macaulay, has dragged the National Universities Commission before the Federal High Court in Lagos, challenging the commission’s power to regulate theological education in the country.

Court halts woman seeking ex-husband’s repatriation

A Magistrate Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State has struck out a suit filed by Eileen Odumosu against her ex-husband, Bankole Oni Ogunowo, seeking to repatriate him from United Kingdom to Nigeria.

Obiano inherited N185bn debt from Obi – Umeh

Ahead of the November 18, Anambra governorship election, former National Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and Director-General Willie Obiano Campaign Organisation, Chief Victor Umeh, said in Awka yesterday that Governor Willie Obiano inherited a whooping N185 billion from his predecessor, Peter Obi.

Olubadan sues Ajimobi, 23 others over Ibadan Chieftaincy review

As seen in the suit made available, the Olubadan is also seeking an order setting aside the installation of the kings done on Sunday 27th August, 2017 made pursuant to gazette No 14 and 15 of volume 42 of 23rd and 24th August 2017.

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This handout photo released by SpaceX on February 21, 2019 shows a Falcon 9 launching the Nusantara Satu satellite to orbit from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40), carrying Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. – A SpaceX rocket took off from Florida’s Cape Canaveral on the night of February 21 carrying Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft, which aims to make history twice: as the first private-sector landing on the Moon, and the first from the Jewish state. The start of the flight went smoothly, with the first stage entry burn completed uneventfully less than three minutes after lift-off. The Moon landing is scheduled for seven weeks’ time, on April 11. (Photo by HO / SPACEX / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT “AFP PHOTO / SPACEX”

NASA greenlights SpaceX crew capsule test to ISS

NASA on Friday gave SpaceX the green light to test a new crew capsule by first sending an unmanned craft with a life-sized mannequin to the International Space Station.

Cote d’Ivoire thrash D’Tigers to end perfect FIBA World Cup qualifiers record

Hosts Cote d’Ivoire ended Nigeria’s perfect record in the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers on Friday in Abidjan with a 72-46 points win.

Zinedine Zidane not affected by Chelsea ban

Chelsea’s top managerial target Zinedine Zidane has reportedly not been put off replacing Maurizio Sarri, despite the Premier League club being hit by a transfer ban.
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FIFA strips Peru of U-17 World Cup hosting rights

Peru will no longer host the Under-17 World Cup in October after being stripped of the tournament by FIFA on Friday over concerns about the infrastructure.

Troops respond swiftly as Boko Haram hit Maiduguri on election day

Nigerian troops under Operation Lafiya Dole responded swiftly in the early hours of Saturday when Boko Haram Terrorists hit Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.