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Rene Meulensteen: Ryan Giggs should have replaced Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United

Rene Meulensteen believes Manchester United would be in a much brigher situation today had they appointed Ryan Giggs as Sir Alex Ferguson's successor in 2013.

2019: PDP receives over APC 5,000 defectors in Delta

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, no fewer than 5,000 Politicians on Tuesday defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta Central of Delta State.

The Economist: PDP will unseat APC in 2019

The opposing Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will defeat the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 presidential election, according to a report by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

Comrade Oshiomole: PDP almost turned Nigeria to one-party state

National chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, said Nigeria was on the verge of becoming a one-party country under previous administrations of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Uganda’s Museveni blames ‘external forces’ for opposition unrest

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has accused "external forces" of trying to foment trouble by funding his political opponents in a bid to undermine the country's image abroad.

2019: Strive beyond five million votes for President Buhari – APC chair tells volunteers

The occasion attracted many APC dignitaries such as a former Presidential aspirant of the defunct NRC, Alhaji Bashir Tofa, a former minister of Labor and Productivity, Alhaji Musa Gwadabe and a former Minister of Women Affairs, Hajia Aisha Ismail.

Opposition calls nationwide protests over fuel prices

India’s opposition will launch nationwide strikes and protests next week over record-high fuel prices, looking to tap rising public anger to hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ahead of a series of elections.

Ugandan lawmakers appeal law allowing President Museveni re-election bid

A group of Ugandan legislators have petitioned the supreme court to overturn a lower court decision that upheld a constitutional amendment allowing long-serving leader Yoweri Museveni to seek re-election.

PDP chairman asks British premier to stop President Buhari’s descent to dictatorship

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has urged the Prime Minister of Britain, Theresa May, to stop the Muhammadu Buhari Administration from descent into totalitarianism.
Arif Alvi

Dentist elected as Pakistan’s new president

Pakistan on Tuesday elected Arif Alvi, backed by the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) party of prime minister Imran Khan, as its 13th president for the next five years.
Bobi Wine

Uganda opposition pop star says soldiers beat, tortured him

Ugandan soldiers beat up pop star-turned-lawmaker Bobi Wine and squeezed his genitals until he passed out, he charged on Monday, three days after he departed for the US for medical care for the injuries he allegedly sustained while in detention.

2019: APC will take over Delta State – Ex-Governor Uduaghan

Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan, the immediate past governor of Delta State and 2019 Delta South Senatorial District hopeful on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, has once again warned that Delta State must not be in the opposition camp after the 2019 general elections.

Aaron Ramsey ‘excited’ by Arsenal potential under Unai Emery

The midfielder, who is entering the final year of his contract, has started two of the three Premier League matches Arsenal have played under Emery so far this season.
Congolese opponent Jean-Pierre Bemba (C), escorted by police officers and bodyguards, leaves the office of the Independent Electoral Commission after applying to be a candidate for next presidential elections of December 23, in Kinshasa, on August 2, 2018.Congolese opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba announced August 2, 2018 in Kinshasa that he had applied to be a candidate for the presidential election of December 23, the day after his return to the Democratic Republic of Congo, after ten years spent in the prisons of the ICC. / AFP PHOTO / Junior D. KANNAH

DR Congo: Ex-warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba’s presidential candidacy unacceptable

Former warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba’s candidacy in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s upcoming presidential elections was deemed “inadmissible” by the country’s election commission on Friday, as opposition groups cried foul.

President Buhari’s administration approved by God – Governor Okorocha

Chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum, Rochas Okorocha, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for what he described as Mr. President’s efforts in keeping the nation together.
President John Magufuli. AFP Photo-Daniel Hayduk

Tanzania rejects US criticism of local polls

Tanzania is an "independent" country and will not be "intimidated", the ruling party said on Saturday after the US expressed concern about the conduct of 70 recent by-elections.
Handout picture released by the Venezuelan presidency showing Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaking during the broadcasting of a television programme, at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on August 7, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Venezuelan Presidency / HO /

President Maduro announces curbs to cheap gas in Venezuela

President Nicolas Maduro announced that from now on Venezuela's dirt-cheap fuel will be available only to people with a special government aid card that the opposition has denounced as a tool for controlling people.

Governor Fayose: APC has eroded democratic gains

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of allegedly eroding the democratic gains Nigeria has made when it came to power in 2015.

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Court-endorsed Acting National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Victor Giadom has written the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), declaring that he has not authorised the conduct of any Governorship primary in Edo state.

Edo guber: Coronavirus pandemic may disenfranchise voters – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the COVID-19 pandemic might disenfranchise many voters in the Sept. 19 governorship election in Edo.

INEC to clear materials for previous elections

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has directed that used and unused materials for 2019 general elections be disposed of the commission’s stores nationwide.
A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State has ordered Adeyemi Fashola, aka as Naira Marley, to appear on January 14, 2020 for arraignment for alleged car theft.

Naira Marley in court over Abuja mall concert

As of press time, newsmen learnt that the police had filed charges against him for violating the COVID-19 order banning interstate travels earlier put in place to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Zoom not best technology for virtual court sitting

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday says the teleconferencing application, Zoom, is not the best for holding virtual court proceedings.

DMO resumes FGN savings bond offers

The Debt Management Office (DMO) has announced the resumption of its monthly Offers of the Federal Government of Nigeria Savings Bond (FGN Savings Bond) effective August 2020.