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PDP governors, national caucus chide federal government over insecurity

Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have again reiterated their stand on the need for the federal government and the National Assembly to fast track the modification of the relevant portions of the 1999 Constitution on national security and the Electoral Act.
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated Olumide Akpata on his emergence as the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

JUSUN strike: NBA directs members to ‘visit’ state governors

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has directed its branch chairmen nationwide to lead “visits” to government houses in their states over the 36 governors’ alleged unwillingness to implement judiciary’s financial autonomy.

NBA sets up 20 committees on judiciary, human rights, anti-corruption, others

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has set up standing committees on 20 thematic areas including the judiciary, human rights, anti-corruption, among others.
‎Barely two weeks to the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, the leadership of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) in the State has vowed to stand against what it described as an intended time bomb and seeds of calamity being sowed by certain elements at the national level of the party, which if unchecked it said is capable of derailing the country’s democracy as well as breed insecurity in Edo State.

Edo guber: APM vows to resist move by national body to arm-twist state chapter

‎Barely two weeks to the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, the leadership of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) in the State has vowed to stand against what it described as an intended time bomb and seeds of calamity being sowed by certain elements at the national level of the party, which if unchecked it said is capable of derailing the country’s democracy as well as breed insecurity in Edo State.

NBA denied access to Kano singer sentenced to death for blasphemy

Attempts by national officers of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to gain access to a Kano musician who was recently sentenced to death was blocked by the Federal Correctional Centre in Kano.
The Director-General of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Salihu Moh Lukman, has chided the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Ebun-olu Adegboruwa SAN, for reducing to politics and legality, the issues raised by President Muhammadu Buhari, on measure to tackle the spread of Coronavirus pandemic.

Salihu Lukman: APC needs a credible membership register before national convention

Ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) proposed national convention to elect a new set of national officers, the interim leadership led by Yobe State governor, Mai Mala Buni is expected to deliver a credible membership register before the convention.

South-west lawyers fault NBA election, call for cancellation

Lawyers in the South West, under the aegis of Egbe Amofin, yesterday, called on the Body of Benchers to cancel the recent election of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA.

NUJ tasks members on coronavirus protocols during elections

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, (NUJ) on Monday, tasked members in Nasarawa state to observe all Coronavirus (COVID-19) protocols outlined by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), during the council’s election scheduled for July 2.
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Senator Shuaibu: Appointment of APC NWC members illegal

All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Chairman (North), Senator Lawal Shuaibu, has described the appointment of national officers of the party as illegal.
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APC NWC lifts suspension on Shuaibu Lawal, Abdulkadir Inuwa

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Working Committee (NWC), rose from several hours meeting at the party’s national secretariat revolving to lift the suspension clamped on its two members, the deputy national chairman (North), Shuaibu Lawal and national vice-chairman (North-West), Abdulkadir Inuwa.
The Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, on Monday terminated the Assumpta-Port Harcourt road contract over the abandonment of the project by the contractor handling it.

Govenror Uzodinma: Patriotic forces in APC’ll crumble plot to remove Adams Oshiomhole

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state has declared that the current crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress would not consume the embattled national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole.
The University of Ilorin Alumni Association at its 13th National Congress held in Ilorin Kwara State on March 6, 2020 elected new national officers to steer the affairs of the association for the next four years.

University of Ilorin alumni elects new national officers

The University of Ilorin Alumni Association at its 13th National Congress held in Ilorin Kwara State on March 6, 2020 elected new national officers to steer the affairs of the association for the next four years.
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APC national leadership fix NEC meeting Friday

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and his National Working Committee (NWC) have finally bowed to pressure by fixing the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting for Friday, November 22.
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Primaries: Seyi Makinde, Umar Nasko pick PDP guber ticket in Oyo, Niger

Mr Seyi Makinde has emerged as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 gubernatorial election in Oyo state.
National Chairman, Action Peoples Party (APP), Mr Ikenga Ugochiyere

Osun election: CUPP accuses INEC, APC of plotting to rig rerun

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) says there is an alleged plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig the Osun rerun election.

2019: Cross River APC adopts direct primaries

Five governorship aspirants including Paul Adah, Venatius Ikem, Emmanuel Robson, Edem Duke and Ogban Ebock were present at the meeting which was presided over by the state chairman, Matthew Achigbe and attended by some members of the State Executive Committee (SEC), among others.

NMA issues deadline for federal government to reconstitute MDCN board

The Nigerian Medical Association on Thursday issued a September 30 deadline for the Federal Government to reconstitute the board of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.

Ex-Governor Uduaghan formally joins ruling APC

The immediate past governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Ewetan Uduaghan, has formally announced his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

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At only 29, Nigerian pop-artist Osinachi has sold paintings on Microsoft Word for several thousand euros, or the equivalent amount in ether, a cryptocurrency often used to buy digital art.

Nigerian artists and entrepreneurs bank on crypto-art

At only 29, Nigerian pop-artist Osinachi has sold paintings on Microsoft Word for several thousand euros, or the equivalent amount in ether, a cryptocurrency often used to buy digital art.
Nollywood actress Biodun Okeowo has vowed to lay curses on her colleague, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, aka Baba Ijesha if he is found guilty of paedophilia.

Court grants Baba Ijesha bail over ‘sexual defilement’

An Ikeja Sexual Offences Court yesterday granted N2million bail to actor Omiyinka Olanrewaju a. k. a. Baba Ijesha Baba Ijesha, who has been in custody since April 22, 2021 over alleged sexual defilement of a minor.
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World Bank: Nigeria can earn N600 billion from tobacco, alcohol tax increase

The World Bank says Nigeria can generate more than N600 billion annually by increasing excise duties on tobacco and alcohol as recommended in its Nigeria development update (NDU) report.
Chief of Staff to Kogi State Governor, Mr Abdulkareem Asuku, has called for youth assertiveness in political party structures.

Kogi governor’s aide urges youth assertiveness in party structures

Chief of Staff to Kogi State Governor, Mr Abdulkareem Asuku, has called for youth assertiveness in political party structures.

JAMB releases 2021 UTME results, to review CCTV footages

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of candidates who sat in more than 720 CBT centres for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted between Saturday, 19 and Tuesday, 22 June 2021.

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NDLEA arrests doctor for dealing in drugged cookies, biscuits

The operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a medical doctor, Jane Chioma Ofoma, in Auchi, Edo, for selling drugged cookies and biscuits.
Nollywood actress Biodun Okeowo has vowed to lay curses on her colleague, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, aka Baba Ijesha if he is found guilty of paedophilia.

Baba Ijesha’s niece says Princess is his ‘scorned seductress’

A relative of embattled Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, better known as Baba Ijesha, has accused comedienne Princess of trying to seduce the actor many times in the past.
Secretary General of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Kitack Lim said the country had made important contributions to the fight against piracy and armed robbery in the Gulf of Guinea maritime domain, foremost among them the recent launch of the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, also called the Deep Blue Project.

UN lauds Nigeria’s leading role in securing Gulf of Guinea

The United Nations (UN) has commended Nigeria for playing a leading role in efforts to secure the Gulf of Guinea, saying it will continue to support the country and the region.
France coach Didier Deschamps conceded his side had been hoping for more than a 1-1 draw against Hungary as the world champions were made to wait Saturday for a place in the last 16 at Euro 2020.

Euro 2020: France boss admits Hungary draw ‘not what we wanted’

France coach Didier Deschamps conceded his side had been hoping for more than a 1-1 draw against Hungary as the world champions were made to wait Saturday for a place in the last 16 at Euro 2020.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has expressed his belief that Paul Pogba is unfairly judged at Manchester United, and has urged people to criticise him for his bad performance, not his hairstyle.

‘Paul Pogba preparing to stay at Old Trafford’

Pogba has been linked with PSG, Real Madrid and Juventus, however, Le Parisien says Pogba is now warming to staying at Old Trafford.