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PDP, APC, 23 other party leaders sign peace accord in Kwara

Leaders of People’s Democratic Party, PDP, All Progressives Congress, APC, and 23 other registered political parties in Kwara State, have signed a peace accord with the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as part of efforts to ensure hitch-free polls in the state.

Justice Onnoghen: Constitution says erring judges must be investigated by NJC only – Afe...

Legal luminary, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), has described the proposed trial on Monday of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal over alleged failure to fully declare his assets as “denigration of the country’s Judiciary and Constitution.”

Ijaw youths urge patriotism from political leaders

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide has called on political leaders in Nigeria to display patriotism in their service to the nation, especially as the country approaches the 2019 general elections.

Ibrahim Gambari wants political leaders, others to address Nigeria’s challenges

Former Nigerian’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, calls on political leaders, researchers, students and the academia in the country to unite in addressing the nation’s challenges.

2019: Arewa Youth Assembly to partner NYCN to curb electoral violence

The Arewa Youth Assembly (AYA) says it will partner with the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) to curtail electoral violence in the 2019 general elections.

2019: Pastor urges journalists to be bold to tell truth to authorities

Journalists in Nigeria have been urged to hold political leaders accountable for their actions and be ready to tell truth to powers, as the country prepares for general elections in February.

Muhammadu Buhari: Goodluck Jonathan will rise again

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said his immediate predecessor Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will rise again and that his best days were still ahead.

INEC: 13,000 PVCs unclaimed in Kuje

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says no fewer than 13,000 registered voters were yet to collect their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) in Kuje Area Council of the FCT.

Nkanu East endorses Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for second term

Endorsements of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for a second term in office gathered momentum on Monday as the people of Nkanu East Local Government Area unanimously endorsed his re-election bid in 2019.

Cleric: Lies, intolerance, unequal treatment reason Kaduna boils

The minister in-charge of First Baptist Church, Sabongari, Zaria, Kaduna, Rev. Isaac Gbadero, says that untruthfulness, religious intolerance, unequal treatment, especially by political leaders, were some of the factors fueling crisis in Kaduna State.
Peter Obi

Igbo group insists on restructuring, regionalization, devolution of powers

Igbo World Assembly, IWA, has insisted in the implementation of restructuring, regionalization, and devolution of powers for a better political system in the country.

Ibikunle Amosun re-assures of completing on-going projects in Ogun

Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has reassured the citizens of his administration’s determination to work on all awarded road projects with speed as soon as rainfall subsides.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

Yemi Osinbajo: Grand corruption, obstacle to development

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that grand corruption remained the most endemic obstacle stifling Nigeria’s development.
Muhammadu Buhari

Executive Order 6: Federal government moves against corruption

The Federal Government, yesterday, engaged turbo gear in the bid to drive out corruption from the polity, with President Muhammadu Buhari mandating the Attorney General of the Federation and the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami to implement the Executive Order 6 (EO6) in full force.

Iyiola Omisore: SDP, ADC, ADP have agreed to work together to stop APC in...

The Social Democratic Party (SDP), Action Democratic Party (ADP) and African Democratic Congress (ADC) said on Thursday they were in talks to consolidate their efforts to forestall what they described as the rigging antics of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Wife of the President, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari

Aisha Buhari: Political leaders should do more for ordinary Nigerians

The Wife of the President, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, has called on political leaders in Nigeria, especially those closer to the people, to do more in the lives of ordinary Nigerians whose requirements are basic amenities like potable water, healthcare and education.

Don’t always reckon on electoral promises

As a young man, I was always fond of watching our political leaders make promises, especially during election campaigns. Even as an adult, I observe that not much has changed. It is still the same culture of promises failed.

Osun guber: APC accuses Senator Omisore, Moshood Adeoti’s campaign of vandalism

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised the alarm over the vandalisation of the campaign billboards of its governorship candidate, Gboyega Oyetola.

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Expert wants appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate

Mr Emmanuel Atama, the Executive Secretary of the National Cooperative Financing Agency of Nigeria (CFAN), has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to use appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate in the country.
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Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has sought a refund of over N32billion his predecessors spent on Federal Government’s projects, especially on roads in the state.
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Coronavirus: South Korea reports first death; cases soar to 104

South Korea reported its first death from the new coronavirus on Thursday, with 53 new cases of the coronavirus confirmed in a single day to bring the total to 104.
Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.

Thai court says anti-abortion laws unconstitutional

Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.