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Egypt arrests students for mocking Christianity online

Egyptian authorities have arrested four students for mocking Christian rituals in an online video and ordered them to be kept in custody for four days, a judicial source said Monday.

IPOB: Vote in February, become our enemy

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has announced that anyone who went out to vote in the presidential poll on February 16 would become enemy of the separatist group.

Bauchi women canvass support for female governor

A coalition of Bauchi women who support Hajiya Baheejah Mahmood Abdullahi, the Action Congress of Democrats (ACD) governorship candidate, has expressed optimism that Nigeria will have its first female governor from the state this year.
Israel Sunny-Goli

Bayelsa APC lawmaker drags assembly speaker before ICPC

There was disquiet in the Bayelsa State House of Assembly as the only All Progressive Congress (APC) member in the House, Hon. Israel Sunny-Goli (Brass constituency 1), has dragged the Speaker and three others before Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) over his unpaid allowances and money due him as a lawmaker since June 2015.
Igbo Muslims

Ndigbo Muslims: We’ll vote for those who will carry us along

South Eastern Muslims Organisation of Nigeria (SEMON), a socio-cultural Igbo group, says it will meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to express its grievances over the alleged marginalisation of Igbo Muslims.

Ignatius Kaigama: Why hostility, intolerance, violence persist between Muslims, Christians in Nigeria

Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop of Jos, Ignatius Kaigama, has identified reasons behind the competitive spirit, hostility and intolerance between adherents of Islamic and Christian religions in Nigeria.

Niger Delta militants threaten attacks on oil firms in Akwa Ibom

A group of Niger Delta militants have ordered multinational oil companies out of Akwa Ibom State or risk being attacked.

APC denies marginalising Olusola Oke, begs him to stay

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has appealed to Olushola Oke not to dump the party for the opposition party.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

2019: Why we’ll vote SDP – Cross River leaders

The people of Cross River Central Senatorial District have given reasons for backing the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and their anger with the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

David Umahi: I am a fighter of marginalisation of Ebonyi people

Ebonyi state governor, Dr David Umahi, has said he will continue to fight against marginalisation of his people from their sister States in the south-east.

Adams Oshiomhole’s ex-aide defects to PDP in Edo

Chief David Olukoga, an aide to former Gov. Adams Oshiomhole, and Chairman, Edo State Traffic Management Agency, on Wednesday, formally defected from the All Progressives Congress to the Peoples Democratic Party .
ethiopian police

Ethiopia detains 1,200 after deadly Addis Ababa clashes

Ethiopia has detained 1,200 people over the deadly political violence that broke out a fortnight ago, police say.

Primate Okoh urges federal government not to abandon Leah Shuaibu, Chibok girls

The Primate of The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), the Most Reverend Nicholas Okoh, has appealed to the Federal Government not to forget Leah Shuaibu and the remaining Chibok girls in Boko Haram captivity.

Ebonyi South: Women’s rights activist Agom-Eze declares for Senate

Women’s rights activist, Princess Ann Agom-Eze, has declared her intention to run for Ebonyi South Senatorial seat under the banner of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
All the markets, streets shops, banks, schools were shut at Onitsha and its environs to the sit-at-home order.

Sit-at-home: Markets, banks, schools shut down in Onitsha

There was full compliance in Onitsha, the commercial city of Anambra State, to the sit-at-home order declared, for Friday, by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in protest against killings, arrest, detention of members and against the Operation PYTHON DANCE 3 in South-East zone.
The protagonist of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, says that the on – going struggle for an independent Biafra is legitimate and necessary.

2019: Ralph Uwazuruike endorses Bianca Ojukwu for Senate

Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, Leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), has endorsed Mrs Bianca Ojukwu’s bid to contest the Anambra South Senatorial election in 2019.

2019: Jigawa women protest alleged marginalisation, societal vices

Hundreds of women in Jigawa State on Tuesday stormed the streets of Dutse, the state capital, to protest alleged political marginalisation.

Rivers: Our demand for riverine governor without bias – group

A non-political pressure group in Rivers State, the Rivers Women Alliance (RIWA) has declared that its advocacy for a governor from the riverine axis of the state is without any ethnic bias.

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Group alleges presence of 3000 ‘fake’ soldiers in Taraba

The Taraba Volunteer Group (TVG) Wednesday alleged that some three thousand soldiers were deployed to Taraba state for the purpose of rigging the elections on February 23 and March 9 in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Elections: General Buratai warns enemies of Nigeria’s democracy to steer clear

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has described any individual, entity or group who intends to engage in violent activities during the forthcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections has enemies of democracy.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe: I owe Rotimi Amaechi no loyalty

The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has said that his political relationship with Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, began at the Rivers State House of Assembly where they met as contemporaries several years ago.

Antonio Candreva: Mauro Icardi will be welcomed with open arms

Inter players will welcome Mauro Icardi back into the team "with open arms" despite his seemingly fractious relationship with the club, according to Antonio Candreva.

Raymond Dokpesi’s N2.1 billion money laundering trial stalled

The trial of the Founder of DAAR Communications Plc., Raymond Dokpesi, was on Wednesday stalled at the Federal High Court, Abuja, due to absence of his counsel, Chief Kanu Agabi (SAN).