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Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliament weeks before Britain’s EU departure date faced legal challenges on Thursday following a furious outcry from pro-Europeans and MPs opposed to a no-deal Brexit.
The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi, has cautioned journalists, especially those in the print media, against sensationalising reports “just to make sales”.
Plateau State Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Jeremiah Useni, has urged members of the PDP to work assiduously towards recovering mandate in the tribunal to unite and strengthen the party in the state.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo State has warned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against spreading falsehood about proceedings at the election tribunal and using propaganda and blackmail to incite the public
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.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday urged Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauch State to reissue a new proclamation letter for holding of the first session of the 9th Bauchi State House of Assembly.
The Serbian press on Monday proclaimed Novak Djokovic “king of tennis” with the “heart of a hero” after he claimed his fifth Wimbledon title beating eight-time champion Roger Federer.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday said it is high time the nation set aside political differences to implement the 2014 national confab which his administration convened.
A Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, Hon. John Halims Agoda, Wednesday, described the attack on Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege’s choices of media aides, as myopic, lacking in knowledge and exposure.
Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday condoled with the Managing Director of ThisDay Newspapers, Mr. Eniola Bello on the loss of his wife, Mrs Helen Olufunke Eniola-Olaitan.
Election process for the installation of a new Olowo of Owo has begun, following the end of rites for the departed monarch, Oba Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi.
The Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, has been cautioned against further attacks on the Imo governor, Rochas Okorocha.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday re-arraigned a Judge of the Federal High Court, Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Godwin Obla, over alleged money laundering charges.
The Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of New Telegraph Newspapers, Mrs Funke Egbemode, has been re-elected President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE).
Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, head of the internationally recognised government in Tripoli, accused France on Wednesday of supporting his rival Khalifa Haftar whom he described as a “dictator”.
The police have arrested a former Director-General, National Task force to Combat Illegal Importation, Smuggling of Small Arms, and Light Weapons, Osita Okereke, for allegedly defrauding job seekers of millions of naira.
Tribunal threatens journalists with 28-year jail term for misrepresenting facts in Justice Onnoghen’s trial
The Federal Government called its second witness in the trial of suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen, just as the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has threatened to jail for 28 years journalists who misrepresent the facts of the proceedings.
According to Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant (Electronic Media) to Gov. Nyesom Wike, the meeting was attended by Govs. Umaru Fintiri (Adamawa), Emeka Ihedioha (Imo); Seyi Makinde (Oyo); Samuel Ortom (Benue); Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto); and Mohammed Mattawale (Zamfara).
Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has said the Federal Government is committed to human capital, economic and infrastructure developments to boost Nigeria’s global competitiveness.
An apprentice at a tailoring shop in Lagos, Adenike Fatai, reportedly committed suicide just three months after her boyfriend identified as Bayo Atanda also killed self.
Facebook Inc said on Friday it has suspended tens of thousands of apps on the social networking platform, as part of the company’s ongoing app developer investigation it began in March 2018 in response to the Cambridge Analytica row.
The U.S. will send additional troops to the Middle East in the wake of drone strikes on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper said in Washington.
The Dutch defender is already tied to terms at Anfield until the summer of 2023, with a five-and-a-half-year deal penned upon his arrival from Southampton in January 2018.
At least three persons, including a local government official, were killed on Saturday in a roadside blast along the road linking Bal’ad and Jowhar towns in Somalia’s Middle Shabelle region.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has paid emotional tribute to his late mother Elizabeth Rohr who died on Thursday.
Popular musician, Johnson Oyindamola, popularly known as Dammy Krane, is set to be arraigned by the police on Monday.
Pep Guardiola’s men cruised past the Ukrainian Premier League side with the Algeria international playing a key role in the victory.