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A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

2023: We’ll not support Nigerian President of Igbo extraction – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday gave reason for its refusal to support Nigerian President of Igbo extraction, saying that all the people being prepared for the position are stooges that will be used against the interest of Ndigbo, Biafrans and the Biafra agitating groups.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday night said he had signed the $900 billion (N349.2 trillion) coronavirus relief package.

US Congress leads charge for Donald Trump’s removal

President Donald Trump yesterday faced a stirring revolt from the United States political establishment after he incited a mob to assault the Capitol, as part of his agenda to steal victory from President-elect Joe Biden.
Lawyers, social critics, Aba residents and civil society groups on Thursday lauded the 12-year prison sentence handed down to ex-Governor Orji Kalu of Abia by a Federal High Court in Lagos.

2023: Igbo political leaders urge APC, PDP, others to nominate presidential candidates from South...

Prominent politicians from the South-East on Tuesday met and resolved to unite across party lines to work for the emergence of Nigeria’s president of Igbo extraction in 2023.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

2023: Governor Umahi’s defection a welcome development – APC chieftain

An All Progressives Congress Chieftain, Osita Okechukwu, has hailed the defection of Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi from the Peoples Democratic Party to the party, describing it as a welcome development.
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose

Ayo Fayose: My next ambition is to be Pastor or Nigeria’s president

Former Governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose has said he has never at any time nursed the ambition of being a senator, saying his next ambition in life is to become Nigeria’s president or a cleric.

I believe a woman can succeed President Buhari – UN deputy chief

The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, has tasked women to take over leadership from the President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
November 3, 2020: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, sends out a tweet about receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. “While receiving the COVID-19 vaccine today," Sheikh Mohammed tweeted. "We wish everyone safety and great health, and we are proud of our teams who have worked relentlessly to make the vaccine available in the UAE. The future will always be better in the UAE.”

UAE premier injected with virus trial vaccine

The Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, on Tuesday, disclosed that he was injected with COVID-19 trial vaccine produced by the UAE medical teams.
Residents of Calabar, the Cross River capital, on Friday evening, invaded a warehouse believed to stash a large volume of COVID-19 palliatives yet to be distributed to the people of the state.

Looters raid Nigeria food warehouse as unrest spreads

Several thousand people ransacked and looted a government food warehouse in central Nigeria on Saturday in the latest in two weeks of unrest sweeping over Africa's most populous country.
Patrol cars of the Lagos State Security seen approaching protesters in Lagos, Nigeria, on October 20, 2020. Benson Ibeabuchi - AFP via Getty Images

#EndSARS: Lagos curfew eases after days of unrest

Shops lifted their shutters and market traders set out their stalls Saturday, as Nigeria's biggest city Lagos cautiously reopened after a curfew was eased following days of unrest.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

#EndSARS: Police patrol Lagos after President Buhari warns protesters

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for an immediate investigation into violence by security forces, which has also triggered condemnation by the United Nations, the African Union, the European Union and others.

#EndSARS: Stop killing peaceful protesters – Hillary Clinton tells President Buhari

Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nwodo, elder statesman and Afenifere leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, and former Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, have described Nigeria’s constitution as illegal.

Ayo Adebanjo: President Buhari not ready to concede power

Yoruba leader, Ayo Adebanjo, has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari is keen on holding on to power.
Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Kalu, has felicitated with former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, on his 79th birthday.

2023 Presidency: I will serve my country if given the opportunity – Senator Kalu

The Senate Chief Whip, Sen. Orji Kalu, on Monday said that he would serve as Nigeria’s President if given the opportunity by the electorate.
The Ghanaian Minister of Information, Kojo Nkrumah, on Sunday, defended the $1m trade levy and other regulations imposed on Nigerian traders in Ghana, noting that Nigeria had equally issued executive orders preventing foreigners from getting jobs which Nigerians can do.

Ghana: 700 Nigerians involved in fraud, prostitution, robbery deported

The Ghanaian Minister of Information, Kojo Nkrumah, on Sunday, defended the $1m trade levy and other regulations imposed on Nigerian traders in Ghana, noting that Nigeria had equally issued executive orders preventing foreigners from getting jobs which Nigerians can do.
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose

Ayo Fayose: I’ll send ex-President Obasanjo back to prison if I become president

Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has vowed to send the former president Olusegun Obasanjo back to prison for all his alleged grievous infractions committed against Nigeria if he becomes president.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again challenged the nation security agencies to rejig their strategies in the ongoing battle against insurgency, banditry and other violent crimes in some parts of the country.

NSA: President Buhari mulling overhaul of security architecture

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is planning to overhaul the nation’s security architecture, National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno (Rtd.) disclosed this on Tuesday.
Nnia Nwodo

2023: Ohanaeze replies Mamman Daura, insists on rotation

The President-General of Igbo apex socio-political body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Nnia Nwodo, on Wednesday, described as unfortunate, comments credited to Mamman Daura that the choice of who becomes Nigeria’s President in 2023 should be based on competence and not “turn-by-turn”.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Arewa Youths: No amount of efforts can stop Asiwaju Tinubu as next president

The Arewa Youths for Peace and Security, AYPS, has stated that no amount of efforts put in by anyone can stop the emergence of All Progressives Congress, APC, national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, as Nigeria’s next President “if it destined by God because only him gives power”.

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Two ‘kidnappers’ arrested in Ondo

Two young men suspected to be kidnappers have been arrested in Supare Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State while trying to abduct a child in his family house.
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Deputy President to late OPC founder, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, in a statement on Sunday, further said the arrest order on Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is “misguided and provocative.”

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Deputy President to late OPC founder, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, in a statement on Sunday, further said the arrest order on Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is “misguided and provocative.”
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