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Aggrieved shareholders write UK agency to stop sale of Nigerian bank subsidiary

Aggrieved Nigerian shareholders have approached the British Financial Conduct Authority to urgently stop the sale of Union Bank UK PLC, a subsidiary of Union Bank of Nigeria pending the conclusion of the investigation of how no fewer than 65,000 Nigerian shareholders of the bank were dispossessed of their shares.
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PDP: APC on brink of extinction

The main opposition party in the country, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday predicted an end for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, even as it urged its national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, to clear himself of allegations of corruption leveled against him.
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PDP: APC governors are products of manipulation

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday said the reason governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, are defending last week Supreme Court judgment on Imo governorship election is because many of them “are products of huge electoral manipulations.”
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 4

Social Media Bill: Senate proposes N10m fine, three years imprisonment for offenders

Despite public outcry, the Senate on Wednesday passed the Social Media into second reading as the lawmakers proposed three years imprisonment for the offenders.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 5

Controversial ‘Hate Speech Bill’ passes second reading in Senate

Despite the public outcry, a controversial bill to regulate social media has passed second reading in the Nigerian Senate.
Bolivia’s President and presidential candidate Evo Morales speaks during a press conference at the Casa Grande del Pueblo (Great House of the People) in La Paz, on October 23, 2019. – President Evo Morales of Bolivia on Wednesday likened a general strike called to protest his apparent re-election victory a right wing “coup d’etat.” (Photo by AIZAR RALDES / AFP)

Bolivian president Evo Morales resigns following mass protests

The plan to hold new elections stemmed from a damning report from the Organization of American States (OAS) released Sunday that found “clear manipulations” of the voting process during the country’s October 20 elections.
Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he would resign after the military suggested he step down and allies resigned amid a fierce backlash to a disputed election last month.

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales announces resignation

Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he would resign after the military suggested he step down and allies resigned amid a fierce backlash to a disputed election last month.
The Organization of American States recommended on Sunday that Bolivia hold a new election after it identified serious irregularities in the voting system in a report that called into question the victory of President Evo Morales.

OAS finds irregularities in disputed Bolivia vote, calls for new elections

The Organization of American States recommended on Sunday that Bolivia hold a new election after it identified "serious" irregularities in the voting system in a report that called into question the victory of President Evo Morales.
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Kogi guber: INEC dragged to court over disqualification of SDP candidate

The Social Democratic Party (SDP), is not treating the disqualification of its candidate, Natasha Akpoti, ahead of Kogi State governorship election, with cuddling gloves, as it has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to court.
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PDP: APC can’t stop us from winning Kogi guber poll

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said no amount of threats, harassment and attempts to intimidate its members and supporters by the All Progressives Congress, APC, and compromised security agents would deter it from standing together in victory, with the people of Kogi State in the November 16 governorship election.
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PDP: EU report confirms presidential election was rigged in favour of President Buhari

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday said that the fresh revelations in the European Union (EU) report has further vindicated the PDP and millions of Nigerians, in its position that the February 23 Presidential election was rigged to favour President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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PDP: Facebook leak indicts President Buhari, exposes APC as Nigeria’s enemy

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says the Facebook revelation, detailing the devious manipulations and engineering of disinformation in the 2019 general election by President Mohammadu Buhari’s handlers and the All Progressives Congress, APC, had exposed them as schemers and real enemies of the nation’s democracy and national cohesion.
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PDP: APC, Presidency plotting to vacate 1999 Constitution

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Presidency of plotting to vacate the nation’s constitution.
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Senator Saraki: Asiwaju Tinubu, APC cabal will fail again in their bid to impose...

Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Monday declared that former Lagos state governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and his cohorts will fail again like they did in June, 2015 if they attempt to foist a leadership on the Ninth National Assembly due for inauguration in June.
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Training workshop for African Jump Rope ends in Lagos

A three-day training workshop on African Jump Rope, organized by the Nigeria Rope Skipping Federation (NRSF) finally came to an end with American and South African trainers forecasting bright future for Nigeria in the sport.

PDP expresses optimism at winning all supplementary polls

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday expressed confidence that it would win all the governorship supplementary elections scheduled for March 23.

APC urges to end political dominance in Kwara on March 9

All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has called on residents of the state to use the March 9 governorship and state House of Assembly elections to put an end to all forms of political dominance.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

PDP: Atiku Abubakar not ready to negotiate with President Buhari

Following the alleged rumour making the round that its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, is making some demands of President Muhammadu Buhari, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said that Atiku is not negotiating and has not made any demand from President Muhammadu Buhari

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Rep Elumelu: Opposition lawmakers leading anti-corruption investigations

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Zamfara schools to resume August 9

The Zamfara State Government has directed secondary schools in the state to reopen from August 9, to enable exiting students sit for Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
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NSE: Trading sustains positive trend, up by 0.31 per cent

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) extended a positive trend on Tuesday with key market indices appreciating further by 0.31 per cent.

NUC: 32 universities involved in research to tackle impacts of coronavirus

The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, says 32 federal, state and private universities across all geopolitical zones are involved in different stages of research toward tackling direct and collateral impacts of COVID-19.