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Stakeholders in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday, unveiled a new agenda aimed at repositioning the organisation into purposeful, focused and result-oriented opposition body that would champion the cause of governance in Nigeria

CUPP wants INEC to adjust timetable for Ondo, Edo polls

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the electoral commission, INEC, to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties.
The leader of the Yoruba Socio Cultural Group, Egbe Afenifere and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Ayo Fasanmi is dead.

Afenifere leader Ayo Fasanmi laid to rest in Ekiti

Eminent Nigerians on Tuesday paid tributes to the late Afenifere leader, Ayo Fasanmi, as his remains were interred in his country home in Iye Ekiti, Ilejemeje Local Government Area of Ekiti State.
Former Military Administrator of old Plateau State, Air Commodore Dan Suleiman (retd), has lost his wife, Marie, who passed away in an Abuja hospital on Tuesday at the age of 75.

Ex-MILAD Dan Suleiman losses wife

Former Military Administrator of old Plateau State, Air Commodore Dan Suleiman (retd), has lost his wife, Marie, who passed away in an Abuja hospital on Tuesday at the age of 75.

INEC deregisters 74 political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deregistered 74 political parties, meaning that they would not be participating in subsequent elections in the country.
The Chancellor, Eastern Mandate Union (EMU), and former Vice Chairman, NADECO, Dr Arthur Agwuncha Nwankwo, is dead.

President Buhari mourns NADECO chieftain Arthur Nwankwo

President Muhammadu Buhari condoles with government and people of Anambra State over the death of former Vice Chairman of National Democratic Coalition and prolific writer, Dr Arthur Agwuncha Nwankwo, noting that the labour and sacrifices of the nationalist will always be remembered by posterity.
The Chancellor, Eastern Mandate Union (EMU), and former Vice Chairman, NADECO, Dr Arthur Agwuncha Nwankwo, is dead.

NADECO chieftain Arthur Nwankwo passes on

Former Vice Chairman of National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) and prolific author, Dr Arthur Agwuncha Nwankwo, has passed on
Former Chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (Rtd), has broken silence on his position on the incarceration of the late Moshood Abiola, winner of June 12, 1993 Presidential election annulled by the former military president General Ibrahim Babangida and the arms deal allegation that led to his retirement from the military.

Rear Admiral Alison Madueke states why General Abacha hated MKO Abiola in new book

A former Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (retd.), says the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, felt embarrassed when the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 election, MKO Abiola, was given a Presidential treatment during the inauguration of South African President, Nelson Mandela.

Tribunal: President Buhari’s triumph victory for democracy – Ayo Opadokun

The General Secretary, National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), Chief Ayo Opadokun, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the Presidential Election Tribunal on Wednesday as a victory for democracy.
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Yoruba elders move to resolve Segun Osoba, Femi Okurounmu’s feud

Concerned Yoruba leaders are already making moves to resolve the dispute between two elder statesmen, Olusegun Osoba, a former governor of Ogun State and Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on the 2014 National Conference, Senator Femi Okurounmu.
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Olusegun Osoba: Senator Okurounmu lied against me

Former Ogun State Governor Olusegun Osoba has described ex-Afenifere Secretary Senator Femi Okurounmu as “a frustrated, failed and unfulfilled politician”.

Bode George: Asiwaju Tinubu supported June 12 mandate after General Abacha snubbed him

A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George, has commended Kola Abiola, the son of the late MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993, election, for exposing former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and other “June 12 opportunists.”

APC cautions Bode George against peddling lies against Asiwaju Tinubu

Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Commodore Bode George, to desist from fabricating lies against Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
Prominent traditional ruler in Osun State, the Orangun of Oke-Ila Orangun, Oba Adedokun Abolarin, has said that Nigeria has not experienced genuine democracy despite its 20 years of uninterrupted democratic rule.

June 12: No true democracy in Nigeria – Osun monarch

Prominent traditional ruler in Osun State, the Orangun of Oke-Ila Orangun, Oba Adedokun Abolarin, has said that Nigeria has not experienced genuine democracy despite its 20 years of uninterrupted democratic rule.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Orangun of Oke-Ila, Oba Adedokun Omoniyi Abolarin, on his 60th birthday.

June 12: No true democracy yet in Nigeria – Oba Abolarin

A renowned scholar and prominent traditional ruler in Yoruba land, the Orangun of Oke-Ila Orangun in Ifedayo Local Government Area of Osun State, Oba Adedokun Abolarin, has observed that Nigeria has not experienced genuine democracy despite its 20 years of uninterrupted democratic rule.

Federal government urged to immortalise Kudirat Abiola

Pro-democracy civil organisations on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to immortalise the late Alhaja Kudirat Abiola who was killed 23 years ago.

NADECO: Frederick Fasehun was a courageous democrat

The leadership of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), human rights groups and social-cultural organisations on Tuesday extolled the virtues of the late Dr Frederick Fasehun, founder of the Oodua People’s Congress.

Mudashiru Obasa: Nigeria, Yoruba nation will miss Fredrick Fasehun

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, on Sunday commiserated with the leadership of the Oodua Peoples Congress over the death of its national leader, Dr Frederick Fasehun.

Mourners storm Frederick Fasheun’s residence

The demise of Dr Frederick Fasheun, the Founder of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), on Saturday, has thrown his residence in Okota-Isolo, Lagos, in mourning mood as friends throng in to grief with the family.

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Fuel queues to fade out in days – stakeholders

Nigerians have been urged to resist the urge to engage in panic buying of petroleum products due to the current fuel scarcity of products in some of the distribution outlets across the country which was occasioned by the recent rally by youths across the country to demand an end to police brutality.
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Lagos Hakeem Odumosu, accompanied by Commander RRS Tunji Disu Thursday visited some markets and stores in Lagos 6

Official: Six police officers murdered, 38 injured in Lagos during violence

He named the deceased officers as Yard Edward (ASP) attached to Denton Station; Olayinka Erinfolami, an inspector attached to the defunct Anti-Kidnapping Unit; Adegbenro Aderibigbe, an inspector attached to Meiran Division; Abejide Abiodun, a sergeant attached to DOPS SHQ, and two others attached to Orile Division.
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Plateau governor threatens communities over looting

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has threatened to relocate government properties from host communities to other areas, following the invasion of the facilities by hoodlums in the aftermath of the EndSARS protests.
The Kubwa Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Abdullahi Bello, on Tuesday, said the hoodlums who looted the NYSC Orientation Camp in Kubwa almost stabbed him while trying to safeguard the facility.

DPO: I was almost stabbed by hoodlums

The Kubwa Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Abdullahi Bello, on Tuesday, said the hoodlums who looted the NYSC Orientation Camp in Kubwa almost stabbed him while trying to safeguard the facility.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ebonyi couple arrested for torturing girl over N10 sweet

It was gathered that the girl was tied and made to face the scorching sun for taking the sweet said to have been kept for the about two-year-old child of the couple.