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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.

Oyo South: Bayo Lawal wins PDP senatorial ticket

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Bayo Lawal, has won the party’s Senatorial ticket in Oyo South district ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Senator Ladoja meets President Obasanjo Wednesday on planned defection to ADC

Barring last minute changes, former governor of Oyo State, Rashidi Ladoja, will, on Wednesday meet former president, Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun State, to perfect his planned defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the African Democratic Congress (ADC).

2019 and the politics of campaign finance

Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party’s National Convention. When the public protested, recently, the party disclaimed the news even if it added that it was the responsibility of members to pay outstanding dues.

Ex-Governor Alao-Akala, Senator Folarin defection can’t stop PDP from winning 2019 elections – Senator...

According to him, these former PDP political stalwarts, among others, would be welcomed officially to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a ceremony at Mapo hall, Ibadan, today.

I have no intention to depose Olubadan – Ajimobi

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has said that he had no plans of deposing the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, no matter the level of provocation and opposition to the recent installation of new obas in Ibadanland.

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Nigeria’s democracy cannot stand on weak economy – Akwa Ibom governor

Akwa Ibom state governor, Udom Emmanuel, has asked Federal Government support any venture that would strengthen the economy of Nigeria, thereby, strengthening its democracy.
Sudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir is due to go on trial today for corruption allegations, which brought down his 30-year rule.

Former Sudan president charged with illicit possession of foreign currency

A police detective on Monday, at the start of a corruption trial, told the court that Sudan’s former president, Omar Al-Bashir, received millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia.
Franck Ribéry will leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season after 12 years and over 400 games, the club have announced.

Fiorentina would welcome Franck Ribery ‘with open arms’ – sporting director

Fiorentina sporting director Daniele Prade says he would like to sign Franck Ribery, but admits he faces competition for the former France international.
YouTube is going after an alleged copyright troll using the Digital Millennium Copyright Act’s (DMCA) provisions, alleging that Christopher Brady used false copyright strikes to extort YouTube creators, harming the company in the process.

YouTube sues alleged copyright troll over extortion of multiple YouTubers

YouTube is going after an alleged copyright troll using the Digital Millennium Copyright Act’s (DMCA) provisions, alleging that Christopher Brady used false copyright strikes to extort YouTube creators, harming the company in the process
A don, Prof. Leke Oduwaye, on Monday urged Lagos State Government to prosecute owners of buildings blocking drainage right-of -way to guard against flooding.

Flood destroys farmlands in Plateau

At least one hundred and thirty farmers in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State have been rendered stranded following a flash flood that wrecked havoc in their communities.