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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar fails to prove President Buhari, family’s involvement in 9mobile, Keystone Bank

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday failed to provide proof of evidence before a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Abuja that President Muhammadu Buhari and members of his family own substantial shares in 9mobile and Keystone Bank.
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Election: INEC inaugurates team to track campaign finance

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has inaugurated an inter-agency campaign finance monitoring group ahead of the general election.

Itse Sagay: Yinka Odumakin brings bad luck to anyone he supports

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has described Yinka Odumakin, National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere as a ‘human jackal’ and a morally bankrupt character whose action is motivated by desire for money and brings bad luck to anyone he supports.
The White House is seen as snow falls in Washington, DC, on February 1, 2019. – Brutally cold temperatures gripped the US Midwest on Januarty 31, freezing water mains, causing power outages, canceling flights and straining natural gas supplies. More than a dozen deaths have been attributed to the sub-zero weather and a weekend snowstorm that blanketed the same region. Many of the cold-related fatalities were in Michigan, where the governor said the death toll was still being confirmed. (Photo by Eric BARADAT / AFP)

Leak of Donald Trump’s daily schedule prompts White House fury

Donald Trump’s typical day starts late and is spent mostly watching TV, browsing newspapers and tweeting, according to a leak of the president’s confidential schedule.
Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho: How I hid in laundry basket to escape ban

Jose Mourinho has finally admitted he once got round a two-match ban by hiding in a laundry basket so he could give a Chelsea team talk.
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Nigerian Army: Why we invaded Daily Trust

The Nigerian Army on Monday explained why its personnel invaded the offices of Daily Trust Newspapers in Maiduguri, Abuja, Lagos and Kaduna on Sunday.

Kwara APC faction inaugurates campaign council

A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by Hon. Ishola Balogun-Fulani in Kwara State, yesterday, inaugurated a 45-man Campaign Council.

Governor Abdul’Aziz Yari has sidelined me – deputy

The Deputy Governor of Zamfara, Malam Ibrahim Wakkala, says his Governor, Abdul’Aziz Yari, has sidelined him.
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Fake news biggest threat to democracy – KRPC chief

The executive director services, Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC), Dr Abdullahi Idris has said that the biggest threat to democracy in the world is fake news.

EFCC files 59 charges against Doyin Okupe over alleged N120 million fraud

Following his inability to return N120m allegedly received from the Office of the National Security Adviser, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has filed 59 charges against a former Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe.
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2019: Olusegun Obasanjo irrelevant, confused – Presidency

The Presidency has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s declaration that he would support his former deputy, Atiku Abubakar for the 2019 presidential election, as a sign of confusion not worthy of attention.

Patrice Evra expresses dismay over Raheem Sterling’s alleged racial abuse at Stamford Bridge

Ex-Manchester United defender Patrice Evra expresses dismay at the alleged racial abuse suffered by Manchester City's Raheem Sterling at Chelsea
Raheem Sterling does not receive the plaudits he deserves. GETTY IMAGES

Raheem Sterling: Newspapers ‘fuel racism’ in football

Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling says newspapers are helping to "fuel racism" by the ways which they portray young black footballers

David Oyedepo and the perils of satire

That withering creative madness was the tipping point. Over 500,000 people have now viewed the body double video and perhaps the 500,001thviewer was Bishop David Oyedepo, leader of one of the largest Christian evangelical denominations in Nigeria.

Nigerian media and political accountability

“Only a redeemed media can redeem the nation from drowning in the turbulence of malicious misinformation and hate-mongering that is already gathering,” – Prof Ayobami Ojebode on Thursday, November 29 at the Radio Nigeria 2018 Annual Lecture in Abuja.

William Kumuyi: Praying for Nigeria can turn things around

The General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi, has called on Christians not to relent in offering intercessory prayers to God for Nigeria, saying this will enable the nation to overcome its challenges.

EFCC grills Theodore Orji over alleged N27 billion fraud

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday interrogated the senator representing Abia Central Senatorial District at the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly, Theodore Orji.
Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP)

ANRP: Budget decrease’ll return Nigeria to recession

The Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) has tasked the federal government to increase the 2019 budget to N15 trillion to improve the living condition of Nigerians and avoid going back to recession.

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A Spanish priest and four customs officers were killed during attacks by alleged jihadists in Burkina Faso, which is struggling with a bloody Islamist insurgency, local sources said.

Spanish priest, customs officers die in Burkina attack

A Spanish priest and four customs officers were killed during attacks by alleged jihadists in Burkina Faso, which is struggling with a bloody Islamist insurgency, local sources said.

Election postponement: Asaba residents lament clash of new date with ceremonies

Some residents of Asaba and environs who had earlier fixed some social activities for February 23, the new date for the Presidential/National polls, have lamented over the postponement.
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Elections postponement: Ex-minister blasts INEC, says body ‘symbol of nation’s failure’

One time Minister of Women Affairs, Hajia Aisha Ismail, has decried the suspension of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections, describing it as a shame.
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Evelyn Nwabuoku eyes Super Falcons return after injury-induced setback

Former Super Falcons skipper Evelyn Nwabuoku says she is worried that her impressive form as one of the best in the Nigerian women football scene has failed to earn her a recall to the senior national team.

Governor Ortom: APC has merely postponed evil day not elections

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has expressed disappointment over the sudden postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).