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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday said Australians handed in 51,000 guns during a 3-month amnesty, though he rejected calls to extend it following the weekend’s mass shooting in Las Vegas.
Kada City FC lanky defender Papa Idris has charged his teammates to focus on gaining more points from the subsequent matches in the Nigeria Professional Football League.
The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has directed its members nationwide to reduce petroleum pump price from N145 per litre to N140.
Following the opposition of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) ban on electioneering during the one week extension of poll, the commission will meet today to review the restriction.
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has appealed to Igbo returnees for the postponed general elections to remain at home and wait behind to cast their votes as the new date approaches.
A rights activist and lawyer, Mr. Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has said that the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammad Adamu, has no constitutional powers to restrict the movement of Nigerians on election days, citing a High Court order to back his position.
For stealing bunches of plantain, a 39-year-old man, Wasiu Lekan, was on Wednesday sentenced to six months imprisonment by an Osun Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife.
The Prelate, Methodist Church Nigeria, Dr. Samuel Chukwuemeka Kanu Uche JP, the Archbishop of Lagos, the Most Revd Isaac Ayobami Olawuyi, a former Chairman, Lagos Council of Knights, Methodist Church Nigeria, Dame Maryam Akintola, have applauded the role of the media in stabilising the polity and warned against rigging and vote buying that could result to violence or insecurity which could disrupt free, fair, credible 2019 elections.
Flying Eagles head coach Paul Aigbogun is disappointed to see his charges end their campaign at the 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niamey on a negative note following a 5-3 penalty shoot-out defeat to South Africa in Saturday’s third-place match.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday failed to provide proof of evidence before a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Abuja that President Muhammadu Buhari and members of his family own substantial shares in 9mobile and Keystone Bank.
The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has saluted the Nigerian Army over its responsiveness to Boko Haram threat to disrupt the 2019 general elections.