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The Oyo State chapter of the ruling All Progressive Party (APC) Senatorial primaries for the three districts in the state on Tuesday suffered a setback due to logistics problems that affected the conduct of the elections in the designated centres across the state.
The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Oyo State 2019 governorship election, Seyi Makinde, has accused the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu of ‘unnecessary interference’ in the politics of the state.
The All Progressives Congress in Oyo State on Sunday held its governorship congress at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan, with former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Adebayo Adelabu, emerging the party’s governorship candidate after other contestants stepped down for him.
The umbrella body for the Igbo, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and leaders of the Niger Delta joined leaders of the South-West in Ibadan on Thursday, where they demanded a return to regional government in Nigeria.
A group of Yoruba elders on Sunday blamed the socio-economic woes of the country on the 1966 military intervention, particularly the introduction of the unitary constitution in place of the 1963 Constitution.
Novak Djokovic has defended Roger Federer over claims the Swiss great enjoys preferential treatment on tour.
The Department of Petroleum Resources has appealed to members of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria in Cross River not to take advantage of the festive period to hike pump prices.
Former Egypt forward Mohamed Aboutrika, one of the country’s most famous sportsmen, has been sentenced to a year in jail on charges of tax evasion, local media reported on Tuesday.
The Nasarawa State Chapter of the Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), has commenced an indefinite strike following the failure of the state’s Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Suleiman Dikko, to meet their demands on welfare issues.
A mild drama ensued on Tuesday in a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, when a house wife and mother of two, Mrs Beauty Odinye, prayed the court to disregard her prayer for divorce and also a testimony in which she alleged that her husband, Nathaniel was impotent.
A Benue State High Court sitting in Makurdi on Monday vacated the interim order which restrained the Speaker, Titus Uba and 21 other members from holding sitting at the assembly complex.
The European Union Ambassador/Head of Delegation in Nigeria and ECOWAS, Mr. Ketil Karlsen, and the Netherlands’ Ambassador to Nigeria, Robert Petri, on Tuesday, paid a courtesy visit to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State at the Government House, Enugu.
President Xi Jinping of China on Wednesday called for greater global cooperation to develop the internet and make it more “fair and equitable”, as Beijing seeks to bolster its global role in shaping the web.
Findings of the survey carried out by Ovum showed that telecommunications companies in the two countries have already commenced 5G applications in different sectors of the economy.
The Super Eagles will fly out for an important 2019 AFCON qualifier against South Africa Thursday evening from Asaba, according to officials.