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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.
Olusegun Obasanjo

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.
Santiago Solari

Spanish press call for Santiago Solari appointment as permanent Real Madrid coach

The Spanish press have called for the permanent appointment of Santiago Solari as Real Madrid coach after an unbeaten run as interim boss of the 13-time Champions League winners.
Muhammadu Buhari

2019: US Institute denies predicting Muhammadu Buhari’s victory

The US Institute of Peace has described reports by some Nigerian newspapers that it has made a prediction that President Muhammadu Buhari will win the 2019 presidential election as ‘erroneous’

IPOB vows to disrupt Ohanaeze’s public gathering

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), yesterday, said its proscription of the apex Igbo organisation, Ohanaeze Ndi-Igbo remains unchanged.

SERAP: Investigative journalism key to taming corruption in Nigeria

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) in Lagos on Thursday launched its latest publication entitled “Uncovering Corruption in Nigeria: A Manual for Investigative Journalists”.

Ibikunle Amosun: Ogun APC primary result fake

Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun yesterday accused All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole of conniving with others to write a fake primary result which produced Mr. Dapo Abiodun as the state’s governorship candidate.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo tasks editors on values, ethics of journalism profession

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, tasked the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) to save the journalism from total collapse by enforcing the rules and values of the profession.
Nigeria Police

Police: Why we paid constables, others ‘huge amounts’ for Osun election

The Nigeria Police on Wednesday offered explanations on why it paid policemen deployed for Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State what was considered to be huge amount of money.
Freeman Mbowe

Tanzanian opposition boycotts elections

Tanzania's main opposition party on Wednesday said it would boycott the electoral process until further notice after by-elections that it said had been wrecked by "militarization" by the authorities.

NCWS urges parties to reduce costs of nomination forms for women

The National President, National Council of Women Societies, Nigeria, Mrs. Gloria Shoda on Monday urged political parties to reduce the cost of their nomination forms to enable women participate in the 2019 general elections.

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Ali Ndume urges colleagues not to boycott 2019 budget presentation

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC, Borno South) has pleaded with his colleagues in the Senate and House of Representatives not to boycott the 2019 Budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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VP debate: APC’s foreign policy will remain economy, security – Yemi Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, said that the foreign policy of the All Progressives Congress would remain the economy and security.
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Ivory Coast’s opposition chief Henri Bedie seeks alliance for election

The head of Ivory Coast's main opposition party, Henri Konan Bedie, has announced that ousted president Laurent Gbagbo would back a party alliance to fight the next presidential election.