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National Assembly warns MDAs to desist from diverting revenue accruing to federal government

The National Assembly has warned all the revenue generating federal ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) engaging in diversion of revenues to desist from the act, saying such practice would not be tolerated henceforth.
Businessman and philanthropist, Chief David Lyon, an All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, has broken his silence on what prompted his unexpected entry into the state race.

David Lyon: Why I want to be Bayelsa governor

Businessman and philanthropist, Chief David Lyon, an All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, has broken his silence on what prompted his unexpected entry into the state race.

Ex-President Jonathan salutes General Babangida at 78

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has described former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (rtd.), as a courageous leader who devoted his time and strength to upholding the glory and honour of Nigeria.
Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lamented that the immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is now having gray hair because the work of heading three ministries was to big for him.

Senator Okorocha: Governor Ihedioha actions‘ve taken Imo backwards

Immediate past Imo governor, Rochas Okorocha, has accused his successor Emeka Ihedioha of driving the state backwards since he assumed office by destroying everything he met on ground just to spite him.

Lagos-Ibadan rail: CCECC pledges to fix community roads, bridges on rail line

The China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) has assured residents living on the Lagos-Ibadan rail corridor that it would implement its welfare and primary infrastructure obligations before the completion and handing over of the project.
PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi before the opening statements of the Chairman 2019 Presidential Election Appeal Panel, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachawa during the opening of the hearing for the petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Nobody denied Peter Obi visa – aide

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has not been denied visa by any embassy in Nigeria. This was disclosed in a statement by his Media Adviser, Valentine Obienyem.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Eid-el-Kabir: Senate president urges Nigerians to be steadfast in nation building

The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, has urged Nigerians to be steadfast in the process of nation building, as they join the rest of the world to celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: President Buhari has ruined Nigeria

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration had ruined Nigeria.
Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lamented that the immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is now having gray hair because the work of heading three ministries was to big for him.

Senator Okorocha: Takeover of university further attack on my achievements

Immediate past Imo Governor Rochas Okorocha has described the takeover and conversion of the Eastern Palm University to a campus of the Imo State University (IMSU) by the State Government as another ploy to destroy all his landmark achievements.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Speaker Gbajabiamila hails Lateef Jakande at 90

Femi Gbajabiamila, the House of Representatives’ Speaker, has facilitated with the former Governor of Lagos State, Pa Lateef Kayode Jakande, on his 90th birthday.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atiku Abubakar tackles federal government over ‘unsustainable’ borrowing

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has called on the Federal Government to halt the nation’s descent into another era of unsustainable domestic and foreign borrowings which he said has become the hallmark of the Muhammadu Buhari administration.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says no amount of media campaign against its Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu will stop the prosecution of the former President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki.

Senator Saraki: I’m innocent of EFCC charges

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Monday said that he is not in any form of media war with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Senator Okorocha gives Governor Ihedioha seven-day ultimatum to show proof of ‘stolen vehicles’

The former governor of Imo State and Senator representing Imo West, Rochas Okorocha, has given the Imo state government, a seven-day ultimatum to substantiate the allegation that his wife and family members made away with 57 vehicles another property belonging to the state.

Nnamdi Kanu: There’ll be fire if Miyetti Allah ventures into Igboland

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has described as shameful and shocking the demand of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) to be allowed to establish vigilante group in Igboland, saying that will amount to a robber issuing notice of attack and one keeping quiet.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has appointed Festus Adedayo as his special adviser on media and publicity.

Senate President Lawan appoints Festus Adedayo as spokesman

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has appointed Festus Adedayo as his special adviser on media and publicity.
Peter Obi

Peter Obi distances self from fraudulent empowerment scheme

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Peter Obi, has washed his hands off a fraudulent empowerment scheme advertised in the social media by scammers using a fake Peter Obi account.

Timipre Sylva: June 12 Democracy Day significant moment in Nigeria’s history

Former Bayelsa Governor Timipre Sylva on Wednesday described June 12, 2019 Democracy Day as a moment of deep significance in Nigeria’s history.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Asiwaju Tinubu condoles with Thisday MD over loss of wife

A former governor of Lagos State, Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Thursday commiserated with the Managing Director of Thisday, Mr Eniola Bello, over the death of his wife, Mrs Helen Eniola-Bello.

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A man waves as he disembarks from a plane as a first group of Nigerians repatriated from South Africa following xenophobic violence arrives in Lagos on September 11, 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

Xenophobia: Nobody should blame those who don’t want to return – Jonathan Nnaji

Dr. Jonathan Nnaji, chairman board of trustees of Igbo speaking community in Lagos State, has said that Nigerians who have chosen to remain in South Africa than return to the country should not be blamed because the country has refused to set its priorities right.

Interim Falcons coach focused on Tokyo 2020 ticket

Coach of Nigeria’s women senior Christopher Danjuma has stated that his attention is solely on ensuring Nigeria qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Cristiano Ronaldo was an egotist in the Manchester United dressing room who always wanted to be near a mirror, according to Uruguay legend Diego Forlan.

Cristiano Ronaldo: I was one step away from Arsenal move

Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that he was a step away from joining Arsenal prior to signing for Manchester United in 2003.
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Efe Ajagba will become world boxing champion soon – trainer

Legendary boxing trainer Ronnie Shields believes that Efe Ajagba can rule the heavyweight division in the near future.
Egypt has two strong medal contenders for the Summer Games in Mohamed Ehab and Sara Ahmed, who both won bronze in their respective categories at Rio 2016.

Egypt banned from world weighlifting championships

A number of Egyptian weightlifters were included in the entry list for the world championships, which begin in Thailand tomorrow.