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Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

2023 Presidency: My vote for Osinbajo not Tinubu

Why are Nigerian politicians ravished by the thought of election? They plot and machinate over it. And when they eventually get into office, they spend four years scheming for another turn instead of honouring their contract with citizens.

INEC chairman calls on Nigerians to respect the nation’s democracy

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has called on Nigerians and politicians alike to respect the nation’s hard-earned democracy.
Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charlyboy

Charly Boy set to perform at 2019 ‘Felabration’ Festival

Maverick entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as ‘Charly Boy’, is set to perform at the 2019 annual Felabration fiesta, a week-long celebration of the life and times Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.
Bobi Wine arrives in Nigeria on Sunday and will be speaking at 2019 Felabration symposium- The FELA Debates

Bobi Wine: What I will do differently as Ugandan leader

Ugandan musician turned politician, Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine, has said he will break down the power of the president and be more accountable and answerable to the people of Uganda if he becomes the number one citizen of the country.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

CCB summons Bayelsa PDP guber candidate over ‘non-declaration of assets’

There is no respite in sight for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, as he has been summoned by the Code of Code Bureau (CCB) over allegations that he refused to declare his assets.
As Ugandans celebrated 57 years of independence on Wednesday, Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, engaged police in a cat and mouse race in Kampala and its suburbs.

Bobi Wine engages police in cat and mouse chase

As Ugandans celebrated 57 years of independence on Wednesday, Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, engaged police in a cat and mouse race in Kampala and its suburbs.
In this Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 file photo, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks to media during his press conference in Kiev, Ukraine. (AP)

Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky denies Donald Trump tried to ‘blackmail’ him

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky denied Thursday that Donald Trump tried to blackmail him by withholding military aid to Kiev in a phone call between the two leaders.
The running mate to the late Prince Abubakar Audu in the 2015 Kogi governorship election, Hon. James Faleke, has confirmed that he will support the re-election bid of Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 poll.

Kogi guber: Abubakar Audu’s family rejects Rep Faleke’s endorsement of Governor Bello

The enlarged political family of late Prince Abubakar Audu has dissociated itself from the latest moves by James Abiodun Faleke, the deputy governorship candidate to late political sage in the 2015 election, to work for the re-election of Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 gubernatorial poll.

Parties reject tribunal rulings on Sokoto governorship election

Not less than thirty political parties in Sokoto have rejected the recent tribunal judgement of Sokoto governorship election affirming the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), candidate, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, as the duly elected candidate.

Bayelsa guber: Don’t support federal might – Governor Dickson tells INEC

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State on Monday tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies to be neutral during the conduct of the forthcoming November 16 governorship election in the state.

Edwin Clark: No politician better than Igbo politician

Ijaw leader and politician, Chief Edwin Clark, who served under former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, as Federal Commissioner for Information in an interview claimed there is no politician in Nigeria better than Igbo politician.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Federal government suspends NDDC employment exercise

The Federal Government has ordered the suspension of any employment exercise in the Niger Delta Development Commission with immediate effect.
President Muhammadu Buhari has extended heartfelt condolences to the Akinfenwa family on the demise of Senator Mojisoluwa Akinfenwa, former national chairman of Alliance for Democracy.

President Buhari mourns Senator Akinfenwa

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended heartfelt condolences to the Akinfenwa family on the demise of Senator Mojisoluwa Akinfenwa, former national chairman of Alliance for Democracy.

NBA: DSS notorious for disobedience of court order

Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has described the Department of State Services (DSS) as a notorious agency that enjoys treating judicial process with disdain, particularly as it pertains to obeying orders of courts enforcing the fundamental rights of Nigerians.

Senator Ladoja: I was impeached because I told ex-President Obasanjo he wasn’t qualified for...

Senator Rashidi Ladoja, former governor of Oyo state, says he was impeached in 2006 because he told former President Olusegun Obasanjo that he was not qualified for a third term in office.
A teacher who taught former President Olusegun Obasanjo at Baptist Boys High School (BBHS), Abeokuta, has died at the age of 92 years. James Popoola died in his private residence in Ilaro, a town in Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State.

Ex-President Obasanjo’s teacher passes on at 92

A teacher who taught former President Olusegun Obasanjo at Baptist Boys High School (BBHS), Abeokuta, has died at the age of 92 years.

Bayelsa guber: PDP has better candidate – Senator Diffa

Senator Emmanuel Diffa, former lawmaker, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has a better candidate for the November governorship election in Bayelsa State.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin began two days of crucial talks Sunday with party leaders before selecting his candidate for prime minister, after a deadlocked repeat election was set to make forming any new government a daunting task.

Israeli president begins talks to form new government

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin began two days of crucial talks Sunday with party leaders before selecting his candidate for prime minister, after a deadlocked repeat election was set to make forming any new government a daunting task.

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Wilfred Ndidi dedicates Leicester City home win against Burnley to late Foxes owner

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has dedicated Saturday’s 2-1 home win against Burnley to the club’s late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.

SERAP urges ICPC, EFCC to probe Senate, MDAs over ‘employment slots scandal’

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to “jointly carry out a prompt, thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegations that principal officers and members of the Nigerian Senate are using their official positions to get job slots from government agencies.”
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Unilorin wins third JAMB tertiary institutions football competition

The University of Ilorin on Saturday beat Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic of Zaria 1-0 to win the third edition of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board-sponsored tertiary institutions football competition.

Senator Ken Nnamani urges alumni associations to support their alma maters

Former Senate President Ken Nnamani has urged old students associations to support their alma maters in the area of infrastructure development and maintenance of facilities.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks to members of Britain’s military during a reception for the Armed Forces inside 10 Downing Street in Central London on September 18, 2019. John NGUYEN - POOL - AFP

British premier to seek extension after MPs back Brexit delay

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to write to Brussels seeking a Brexit deadline extension after MPs voted Saturday to demand he delay Britain’s October 31 departure date.