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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: They gave him a false sense of hope

After the Supreme Court threw out the legal challenge by Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on the February 2019 presidential poll last week, two things flashed across my mind. One was a song, the other, a quote from William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, which I’d read over 40 years ago.

Newspapers’ distributors charge FCT minister on security, employment

The Abuja Newspapers Distributors Association has called on the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Musa Bello, to tackle insecurity in the capital city.
Lille of France forward Victor Osimhen is on the shopping list of Premier League Newcastle who are desperate to sign a striker when the January transfer window opens.

Victor Osimhen happy to bring family out of poverty

Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has reflected on the hardship his family faced while growing up but is happy the era has become history.

OMSL faults NPA on threat to national security jab

Ocean Marine Solution Limited (OMSL) has faulted the claim by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) that the Secure Anchorage Area (SSA) manned by it, in collaboration with the Nigerian Navy, constituted a threat to national security.

Journalist to institute N1 billion suit against Kogi governor over ‘assault’

Bassey Etuk Williams, a journalist and publisher of Aljazirah Nigeria Newspapers, has commenced process of instituting a N1 billion suit against Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State.
A witness yesterday gave an account of how Osun State House of Assembly Speaker Timothy Owoeye was duped of N38 million by fraudsters.

LAUTECH: Osun Assembly to initiate peace parley between owner-states

Timothy Owoeye, the Speaker of Osun State House of Assembly, has hinted that the state lawmakers would initiate peaceful parley with their counterpart in Oyo State for peaceful resolution of the crisis rocking the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (Lautech), Ogbomosho.
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Supreme Court: Panel on Atiku Abubakar’s case not yet constituted

The Supreme Court said on Monday that it had yet to constitute the panel that would hear the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to challenge the outcome of the February 23, 2019, presidential poll.
Mr Oladipo Olasope, the son of the late veteran broadcaster, Kunle Olasope, says his father will be buried with a microphone in his casket.

Late veteran broadcaster to be buried with microphone – son

Mr Oladipo Olasope, the son of the late veteran broadcaster, Kunle Olasope, says his father will be buried with a microphone in his casket.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government.

Omoyele Sowore: DSS denied me telephone access but granted same to Boko Haram commanders

Omoyele Sowore, convener of #RevolutionNow Movement, says while arrested Boko Haram commanders in custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) are allowed to make calls, he has been denied access to telephone.

Police: 14 passengers kidnapped in Osun freed

The 14 passengers travelling in a commercial bus kidnapped on Sunday at Ajeokun junction, Otan Ile/Imesi Ile road in Obokun Local Government Area of Osun state have been rescued by the police.
Boris Johnson is said to have formed a ‘war cabinet’ of six ministers to deliver Brexit in October ‘by any means necessary’. WPA Pool-Getty Images

Court bids launched to stop British premier from suspending parliament

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.
Alhaji Munir Sanusi, the chief of staff to the Emir of Kano, has confirmed the receipt of the query issued to Emir Muhammad Sanusi II by the Kano state government.

Kano emir cautions mediamen against sensationalism

The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi, has cautioned journalists, especially those in the print media, against sensationalising reports “just to make sales”.

Senator Useni urges PDP members to channel energy towards reclaiming mandate

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.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Imo APC asks PDP to stop spreading falsehood about tribunal proceedings

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
Segun Osoba

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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Bauchi assembly crisis: House of Reps urges governor to reissue proclamation

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.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic holds the winner's trophy after the men's singles final at Wimbledon. (AFP-Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS)

Serbian press crown Novak Djokovic ‘King of Tennis’

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.

Ex-President Jonathan: Why I didn’t implement 2014 confab report

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.

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Williams Troost-Ekong: I’m enjoying the competition in Super Eagles camp

Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong says he is enjoying the competition in the Super Eagles camp, ahead of other challenges in his club.

Police recruitment: Court adjourns for PSC to respond to AGF’s application

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till November 20 for the Police Service Commission to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10, 000 police officers.
Russia's Embassy to Washington says it has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian national to the United States, where he is suspected of stealing more than $20 million from U.S. consumers through credit card fraud.

Moscow accuses US of ‘hunting’ Russians after Israel extradites suspect

Russia's Embassy to Washington says it has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian national to the United States, where he is suspected of stealing more than $20 million from U.S. consumers through credit card fraud.
Evo Morales, who resigned as Bolivia’s president Sunday after losing the support of the army and police, has said there is now a warrant for his arrest.

Evo Morales’s topsy-turvy flight into exile

Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales jetted off to exile in Mexico Tuesday in a bizarre flight full of detours that traced the shifting political map of a Latin America racked by crises.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Kogi guber: APC accuses SDP candidate of faking attack on her

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, of faking the reported attack on her on Tuesday in Lokoja.