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Kogi polls: Legal battles set to commence at tribunal

Legal battles over the outcome of the November 16 polls in Kogi is set to begin in the next few days with the constitution of the governorship and National Assembly election petition tribunal to handle petitions arising from the election.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government.

#RevolutionNow: Omoyele Sowore still mobilising Nigerians from detention – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) has accused political activist and convener of the “Revolution Now” movement, Omoyele Sowore, of capitalising on the latitude of freedom provided to him at the Service’s detention facility to use his telephone to mobilise Nigerians for violence and revolution against the government.

Improving integrity of elections critical to democratic growth – ex-INEC chief

Prof. Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says that improving the integrity of elections is key to democratic development of any nation,
The minority leader, Ndudi Elumelu, who stated this yesterday, in a statement by his Special Adviser (Legal) Oyorima Idahosa, dismissed allegations of disloyalty leveled against them by the party leadership.

Rep Elumelu: House of Reps Minority leadership remain loyal to PDP

The leadership of the minority caucus in the House of Representatives has said it remains loyal to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

Identity of ‘sacked’ VP Osinbajo aides revealed

Jibola Ajayi, daughter of Abiola Ajimobi, former governor of Oyo state and Babajide Awolowo, grandson of Obafemi Awolowo, were among the sacked aides.

Tribunal throws out APDA’s petition against Zamfara governor

Legal moves by the Advanced People’s Democratic Alliance (APDA), to sack Governor Bello Mohammed Matawelle of Zamfara State failed on Monday at the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja where its petition was dismissed for lacking in merit.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan discussing with Senator Dino Melaye (PDP Kogi West), during the upper chamber's plenary on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate president decries poor roads

Senate President Ahmad Lawan in Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on federal roads.

Canadian judge mocks Nigerian doctor for his English accent

A judge in Alberta, Canada, faces an accusation of racism for mocking the accent of Dr. Bamidele Adeagbo, a medical expert from Nigeria who testified during a trial, according to the CBC and the Montreal Gazette.
Cargo handling equipment for Baro river port - NIWA

NIWA gets acting chief after Senator Mamora’s exit

The General Manager, Legal at the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Danladi Ibrahim, is now acting Managing Director of the Authority.
CAN President, Samson Olasupo Ayokunle

CAN urges President Buhari, governors to appoint young people into positions of power

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the 36 states governors to appoint more young people into positions of power with a view to exposing them to the inner workings of government.

ECOWAS Commission calls for whistle blower protection laws

The ECOWAS Commission on Tuesday urged ECOWAS Parliamentarians to enact laws and take other appropriate measures to protect whistle blowers in the sub-region.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

Economic growth: Nigeria to invest in creative industry – VP Osinbajo

The Federal Government has promised to invest in the animation industry and other creative sectors to make jobs available for youths, boost GDP, and achieve economic growth.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: Protest against Pastor Adeboye, unfair, embarrassing

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has described the protest staged against the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch A. Adeboye as unfair, embarrassing and ill-motivated to tarnish his image.

Federal government charges new SEC board to sanitize capital market

The Federal Government on Monday inaugurated the reconstituted Board of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), changing the new members to provide effective leadership in the capital market.

FIRS unions restate dedication to N8.8 trillion target

The two labour unions at the Federal Inland Revenue Service have reassured Nigerians, the Federal Government and FIRS management that they will ensure that the N8.8 trillion revenue target for 2019 is realised.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has assured the international community that President Muhammadu Buhari’s new administration will be more determined in the fight against corruption.

Lai Mohammed bows out, urges staff to cooperate with successor

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has urged staff of the ministry to support his successors the way they supported him.

Group pressures INEC to conclude collation of Imo North senatorial elections

A civil society organisation under the auspices of Centre for Transparency Advocacy is mounting pressure on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conclude the collation of results of the Imo North senatorial election by declaring the winner.
Ahmed Kuru, managing director-CEO of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) says AMCON may disengage asset management partners (AMPs) that cannot cope with the speed and enormous challenges of debt recovery expected by the corporation.

AMCON may disengage asset management partners slow in recovering N740bn debt

Ahmed Kuru, managing director/CEO of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) says AMCON may disengage asset management partners (AMPs) that cannot cope with the speed and enormous challenges of debt recovery expected by the corporation.

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Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

Nigeria to prosecute ponzi scheme promoters

The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has said it will continue to work to protect investors and also ensure the promoters of Ponzi schemes are made to face the full wrath of the law
Bayern Munich should be considered one of the favourites to win the Champions League this season amid their turnaround under coach Hansi Flick, Lothar Matthaus says.

Jupp Heynckes: Hansi Flick is the ideal coach for Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich have made "a wise decision" by appointing Hansi Flick on a permanent basis, says former manager Jupp Heynckes.
US President Donald Trump answers a question during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, at the White House on March 18, 2020, in Washington, DC. – Trump ordered the suspension of evictions and mortgage foreclosures for six weeks as part of the government effort to ease the economic pain from the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP)

Donald Trump: There’s going to be a lot of coronavirus death in US next...

President Donald Trump told Americans to brace for a big spike in coronavirus fatalities in the coming days, as the country faces what he called the toughest two weeks of the pandemic.
Former Republic of Ireland internationals Damien Duff and ​John O'Shea have joined their country's coaching staff following the ​appointment of Stephen Kenny as manager on Sunday.

Damien Duff, John O’Shea join Republic of Ireland coaching staff following Kenny appointment

Former Republic of Ireland internationals Damien Duff and ​John O'Shea have joined their country's coaching staff following the ​appointment of Stephen Kenny as manager on Sunday.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, on Tuesday asked the passengers who were on the same plane with the lady to self-isolate as he released hotlines to call should they show any symptoms.

Lagos reports second death from coronavirus, one evacuated

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Sunday said the state has recorded the death of a 36-year-old Nigerian man, who died of COVID-19 in the state.