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Prophet Nwoko: Nnamdi Kanu with his group has failed

Biafra activist, Prophet Anthony Nwoko, has said that both leaders of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPoB, Nnamdi Kanu and the Biafra Independent Movement, BIM, Ralph Uwazuruike, were never mandated to lead the struggle for restoration of Biafra republic.

APC House of Reps member-elect passes on in Kano

A Federal House of Representatives elect Garba Muhammad Butalawa, representing Kura, Madobi and Garun Mallam in Kano, has died.
Oluremi Tinubu

Senator Tinubu: Men have role to play in entrenching women’s rights

Senator Oluremi Tinubu says men have a role to play to adequately entrench the rights of women, abrogate gender-based violence and ensure equal opportunities for all.

Southeast groups counsel INEC on election figures

It advised INEC to refuse or turn down pressures from the Federal Government or its agents, or even members of the opposition parties to suppress and subvert the true electoral wishes of Nigerian voters not minding the political party affiliations.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

Elections: I’m not under any pressure to resign – INEC chairman

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, says he is not under any pressure and has not considered resigning even though there have been calls in some quarters seeking his resignation.

Elections: Police deploy 4,000 personnel in Bayelsa

The Commissioner of Police, Bayelsa State command, Aminu Saleh, Thursday said over 4000 policemen will be providing security for the rescheduled elections on Saturday.
Iraqi President Barham Salih has said US President Donald Trump did not ask Iraq's permission US troops stationed there to watch Iran.

Donald Trump did not ask Iraq’s permission to ‘watch Iran’ – president

Iraqi President Barham Salih has said US President Donald Trump did not ask Iraq's permission US troops stationed there to "watch Iran."
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 12, 2017 Felix Tshisekedi, leader of the main Democratic Republic of Congo opposition party, The Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS), speaks during a press conference in his residence in Kinshasa. – The United States on January 23, 2019 recognized Felix Tshisekedi as the next president of DR Congo, casting aside concerns over the election as it hailed a historic peaceful transfer of power. The United States joins the African Union and European Union in signaling they were ready to work with Tshisekedi, showing no appetite to prolong uncertainties in the violence-prone country despite rival Martin Fayulu’s allegations of widespread fraud. (Photo by JOHN WESSELS / AFP)

DR Congo’s Felix Tshisekedi falls ill during inauguration speech

DR Congo’s new President Felix Tshisekedi fell ill briefly as he was delivering his inauguration speech on Thursday following the country’s first peaceful handover of power.

Prophet Nwoko: Nnamdi Kanu is anti-Christ, deceitful

A popular Enugu-based prophet, Anthony Nwoko, has described the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu as an anti-Christ and deceitful.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

EFCC hits Ghana for slush funds

As Nigeria intensifies the battle against corruption, the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) takes the battle to faraway Ghana to block slush fund.
Nairobi attack

Terrified civilians hide, send farewells, during Nairobi siege

When an explosion and gunfire rang out at an upmarket hotel complex in Nairobi, people hid under desks, cowered in bathrooms or hunkered down in their cars, some of them all through the 20-hour siege.
Blessing Samuel

Tennis: I’m not tired of winning – Samuel Blessing

Nigeria women’s number one tennis player Samuel Blessing says she intends to bring some of the confidence and self-belief that helped her win major tournaments last year when she returns tot he court in 2019.

Federal government directs Justice Onnoghen to vacate office, face trial over alleged failure to...

The Federal Government will on January 14, 2019 arraigned the CJN before the Justice Danladi Yakubu-led Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja on charges of failure to declare his assets as required by law and for operating Domiciliary Accounts.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN felicitates with Christian community, urges cohesion

Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in 19 Northern states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Rev Dr Yakubu Pam, has felicitated with Christians in the zone as they joined other Christians across Nigeria to celebrate the birth Lord Jesus Christ at this year’s Christmas celebrations.
The National President and Chairman of the Council for the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Alhaji Shehu Ladan, has charged the newly inducted members of the association to engage in constant learning of the Accounting profession to update their knowledge and become conversant with recent development at both national and international scenes.

ANAN inducts 1,234 new members

The National President and Chairman of the Council for the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Alhaji Shehu Ladan, has charged the newly inducted members of the association to engage in constant learning of the Accounting profession to update their knowledge and become conversant with recent development at both national and international scenes.
Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman [Mario Anzuoni-Reuters]

Natalie Portman slams Israel’s ‘racist’ nation-state law

Actress Natalie Portman has labelled Israel's Nation-state law as "racist" in an interview she gave to Arabic newspaper Al Quds Al-Arabi.
Sung Kim

US returns Church bells taken from Philippines 117 years ago

After 117 years, the U.S. returned the three original church bells taken by American soldiers as war booty during the Philippine-American war in 1901.
Jimoh Moshood

16 Policemen killed, 20 rescued from bandits in Zamfara

The Nigeria Police Force has disclosed that 20 of its personnel that were captured during an attack in Mahanga forest in Birnin Mogaji in local government area of Zamfara State have been rescued.

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Kazakhstan has renamed its capital Nur-Sultan, in honour of the country's longtime president who resigned in a surprise move earlier this week.

Kazakhstan renames capital to honour ex-leader

Kazakhstan has renamed its capital Nur-Sultan, in honour of the country's longtime president who resigned in a surprise move earlier this week.

Police arrest three suspects over ‘humiliating’ nude woman in viral video in Anambra

The Police Command in Anambra has arrested three persons allegedly involved in production and circulation of a viral video where a nude woman was humiliated.
Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.

Pius Adesanmi’s demise a great loss to our family – sister

Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Lagos elections: APC wins Ibeju-Lekki supplementary polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Ibeju-Lekki State Constituency I, Mr Fatai Mojeed, winner of the supplementary election in the area.

Senator-elect Ifeanyi Ubah backs Ahmed Lawan for Senate President

Anambra South Senator-elect, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah, has pinched tent with a group of elected lawmakers in the incoming 9th Senate led by Sen. Ahmed Lawan.