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Wrecked mosques, police watch: A tense Ramadan in Xinjiang

The corner where Heyitkah Mosque in China’s restive Xinjiang region once hummed with life is now a concrete parking lot where all traces of the tall, domed building have been erased.

PDP asks NBA, LPPC, LPDC to withdraw Itse Sagay’s privileges as SAN

The Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State has charged the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee and the Legal Practitioners’ Disciplinary Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association and the courts to withdraw all the privileges that Prof Itse Sagay enjoys as a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC disowns Edo Peoples Movement, others

Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied the existence of a phantom group known as Edo Peoples Movement (EPM) in its ranks, noting that the existence of the group is not supported by the party’s constitution.
An arrangement of UK daily newspapers photographed as an illustration in London on May 25, 2019 shows front page headlines reporting on the resignation speech of Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May. – Beleaguered British Prime Minister Theresa May announced on May 24 that she will resign on June 7 following a Conservative Party mutiny over her remaining in power. All the UK papers carried the story on their front pages with headlines like the Guardian’s “Broken by Brexit”, the Daily Mail’s “A Crying Shame” and the Times’ “It all ends in tears”. (Photo by DANIEL SORABJI / AFP)

UK leadership hopefuls vow to succeed where Theresa May failed on Brexit

The race to become Britain’s next premier opened Saturday with an array of hopefuls promising to succeed where Theresa May failed and finally pull the divided country out of the EU.
Dapo Abiodun

Lagos, Ogun, Oyo governments to create joint development commission

Despite their party and political differences, a ray of hope shone Friday that the Governors of Oyo, Ogun and Lagos will do the needful to ensure the collective economy of the three states is taken to the next level through the creation of a joint development commission.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC secretariat burgled, documents, air conditioners, TVs, others stolen

Unidentified persons on Wednesday ransacked the secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, carting away sensitive documents and damaging some property.
Fiona Onasanya was convicted of perverting the course of justice after lying to avoid a speeding ticket. Yui Mok-PA

Fiona Onasanya becomes first UK MP removed from office

Fiona Onasanya has become the first ever MP to be removed from office following a recall petition.

Governor Dankwambo: PDP ‘painfully’ betrayed in 2019 elections

The Governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Dankwambo, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was ‘painfully’ betrayed in his state during the just-concluded 2019 general elections.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Cross River elections: SDP candidate accepts defeat, congratulates Governor Ayade

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) governorship candidate in Cross River State, Eyo O. Ekpo, has accepted defeat in the March 9 election in the state and promised not to go to elections tribunal.

Gombe election: Jubilation as INEC declares APC governorship candidate winner

Party supporters jubilated on the streets of Gombe as the Independent National Electoral Commission declared Alhaji Inuwa Yahaya of the All Progressives Congress the winner of the governorship election in state on Sunday.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

The rise and fall of Saraki dynasty

The leader of Kwara’s crumbling dynasty has reportedly conceded defeat even as he urged his party to fight to the finish, apparently hoping for a political miracle in the gubernatorial and state assembly elections this Saturday.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

APC presidential campaign council condemns postponement of elections

Festus Keyamo, the spokesman of All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, has condemned the postponement of the general elections, but urged its supporters to remain resolute, patient and determined.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

President Buhari: This is my last contest

President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, in Saturday’s election has said, this will be the last time he would be contesting for elections.

PDP: Religion will play no role in Kaduna governorship race

Ben Bako, Director (Media) of the PDP Campaign Council in Kaduna State, has said that religion will play no role in determining the direction of the state’s governorship race.
Edward G. Pwajok

Election: Governor Lalong’s aide, Rep Pwajok dumps APC for PDP

Chairman, House Committee on Rules and Business and member representing Jos South/Jos East federal constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives, Mr. Edward Pwajok (SAN), has dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) with his supporters.
Pat Asadu

Enugu lawmaker kicks off youth football tournament

Member representing Nsukka/Igboeze South in the National Assembly and People Democratic Party (PDP) 2019 flagbearer for the constituency, Hon. Pat Asadu, has kicked-off the 2018 football competition.

2019: Money politics worries IPAC, others

The Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has expressed worry over the rate of money politics in Nigeria and call for an Electoral Act stipulating a realistic benchmark for campaign spending.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Bukola Saraki: Peaceful National Assembly, panacea for national progress

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, says peace in the National Assembly is necessary for the growth of the legislature and cordial relationship with other arms of government as well as ensuring national progress.

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The James Hope College (JHC) recently marked a milestone in its history. From the Founders’ Dinner on Friday, 28 June 2019 to the Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, 29 June 2019, the college celebrated its pioneer graduating set.

James Hope College celebrates its first graduation ceremony

The James Hope College (JHC) recently marked a milestone in its history. From the Founders’ Dinner on Friday, 28 June 2019 to the Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, 29 June 2019, the college celebrated its pioneer graduating set.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest housewife for allegedly pouring hot water on husband

The Police Command in Kano State has confirmed the arrest of a housewife, Aisha Ali, who allegedly poured hot water on the private part of her husband.

Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF chief

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, announced in a statement on Tuesday that she had submitted her resignation from the IMF and it will go into effect in September.

House of Reps commends President Buhari for signing ACFTA

The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Ex-President Obasanjo’s letter vindicates our stance

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the latest letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammadu Buhari describing the former’s action as patriotic.