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Fake news biggest threat to democracy – KRPC chief

The executive director services, Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC), Dr Abdullahi Idris has said that the biggest threat to democracy in the world is fake news.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: We didn’t endorse Muhammadu Buhari for second term

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has debunked claims that it endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid after meeting with 14 presidential candidates in Abuja.

PDP: Federal government plotting to rig with illegal polling centres in Chad, Niger

The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organisation (PCO) has condemned an alleged plot by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Muhammadu Buhari’s presidency to rig the 2019 general elections by creating illegal polling centres in Chad and Niger Republic.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore kicks over exclusion from presidential debate

Mr Omoyele Sowore, Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), has protested against his non-inclusion in the planned Presidential Debate being organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG).

2019: CAN denies endorsing Muhammadu Buhari for second term

The President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle, has dismissed as fake news the report in some online media that the umbrella christian body has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for second term in office.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

455 Amnesty beneficiaries undergoing vocational training

No fewer than 455 beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme are currently undergoing vocational training in various skills as the critical reintegration phase of the programme gathers momentum.

Yakubu Dogara: Federal government’s cash disbursement is vote-buying, inducement

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, condemns the distribution of cash to the public very close to general election by public officials, saying such endeavours amount to vote buying and inducement, which is a clear case of corruption
Paul Usoro

N1.4 billion fraud: I won’t quit as NBA president – Paul Usoro

Nigerian Bar Association President Paul Usoro says he will not resign despite the N1.4 billion fraud allegation against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

NCP: Atiku Abubakar’s endorsement by CUPP an affront to the spirit of alliance

The National Conscience Party (NCP) says Wednesday’s endorsement of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar by Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) as consensus candidate for 2019 election was an affront to the spirit of the alliance.

NGO tasks Bauchi stakeholders on local council autonomy

Stakeholders in Bauchi State have been urged to champion the agitation for the autonomy of the local government system in the country.
Murtaza Ahmadi

‘Little Messi’ forced to flee home

Murtaza Ahmadi moved the world with his love for footballer Lionel Messi in 2016. His dream of meeting the Argentinian came true, but now the seven-year-old boy is living a nightmare as one of thousands of Afghans displaced by war.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Monday urged Nigerians not to fall into deceptions of President Muhammdu Buhari and his party (APC) in their to seek second term.-1

PDP takes Atiku Abubakar’s campaign to North Central

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is set to flag off its presidential campaign in the North Central, to canvass support for its candidate and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, ahead of the general elections in 2019.

Nigerian media and political accountability

“Only a redeemed media can redeem the nation from drowning in the turbulence of malicious misinformation and hate-mongering that is already gathering,” – Prof Ayobami Ojebode on Thursday, November 29 at the Radio Nigeria 2018 Annual Lecture in Abuja.

2019: PDP presidential campaign council gets eight spokespersons

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council on Friday named eight persons as its spokespersons.
Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar begins race against Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Sokoto

The Presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, will on Monday kick off his bid to wrestle power from President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 16, 2019 Presidential election, with a campaign rally in Sokoto State.
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Ekiti monarchs seek resolution to 76-year old boundary dispute

Some traditional rulers in Ekiti State have sought an end to the 7-year old boundary dispute among three communities in Ekiti South Senatorial District.
The Spanish Football League, LaLiga, and the Nigerian Women’s Football League (NWFL), have signed a memorandum of understanding to help bolster the women’s football game in both countries.

Spanish La Liga ready to support female football and other sports in Nigeria

The Spanish La Liga has revealed they are ready to go beyond men football and support women football along with other sports in Nigeria through its world projects and initiatives for the overall development of sports and youths.

PDP inaugurates 154-member presidential campaign council

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday inaugurated its 154-member presidential campaign council.

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NNPP will conduct council election in Bauchi in six months, if elected –...

The New Nigeria Peoples Party in Bauchi State has pledged to conduct Local Government Council election within six months, if elected into power.

NANS demands prosecution of alleged killer of police officer in Ogun

The National Association of Nigerian Students has urged the Ogun Police Command to fast track prosecution of the alleged killer of Cpl. Gbenga Adeboyejo.

NLC urges federal government to respect ILO principles

Comrade Ayuba Wabba, President, National Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the federal government to respect International Labour Organisation (ILO) principles and the rights of workers in order to have peaceful industrial relations.
More than 40 people were injured in an explosion Sunday night at a restaurant in northern Japan, police said.

Explosion in Japanese restaurant leaves more than 40 injured

More than 40 people were injured in an explosion Sunday night at a restaurant in northern Japan, police said.

Nigerians ‘too religious’ – Chinese cleric

A representative of the International Assembly (IA) of the True Jesus Church in Nigeria, Pastor Hong-Hsiung Ko, has described Nigerians as “too religious a people” who also have respect for their religious leaders.