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Ahmed Hussein-Suale

Ghanaian undercover journalist shot dead in Accra

A Ghanaian undercover journalist has been shot dead as he drove home, after a politician called for retribution against him.
Fredrick Nwabufo

Fredrick Nwabufo: Why money is not flowing like Ikogosi springs this campaign season

I am sure you have noticed that “money is not flowing” this season as it did in 2015 when there was a blizzard of dollars.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Atiku Abubakar, PDP have always opposed restructuring

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in February 16 presidential election, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku have always opposed restructuring of the country.

Ogun politics: My encounter with violence

I once had a taste of political violence during the 2015 Presidential campaigns. In Bauchi, our convoy was stoned. In Katsina, restless youths wielding stones and long sticks threatened to attack us. It didn’t matter that it was a Presidential convoy. But nothing in those two places is comparable to what I experienced in Sagamu, Ogun State on Sunday, January 13.
Joseph Olowofela

Don: President Buhari’s infrastructural initiative’ll drive rapid development

A university don and politician, Prof. Adeniyi Olowofela, has called on Nigerians to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari for his second term in office saying his continued infrastructural initiative will drive a rapid and laudable development in the country.

Three injured as crisis erupts at APC rally in Owerri

A rally organised on Saturday by the All Progressives Congress at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri, Imo State suffered a crisis.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Bauchi, the Bauchi State capital on Saturday, for the Northeast All Progressives Congress presidential campaign.

Elections: Only President Buhari can clean past rot – group

A U.S.-based Nigerian group, “Better Nigeria”, says only President Muhammadu Buhari can clean the rot of the past, hence the need for his return in the fortthcoming elections.
(FILES) A file photo taken on November 20, 2017 shows logos of US multinational technology company Google displayed on computers' screens. Google is dropping out of the bidding for a huge Pentagon cloud computing contract that could be worth up to $10 billion, saying the deal would be inconsistent with its principles. The decision by Google, confirmed to AFP in an email October 9, 2018, leaves a handful of other tech giants including Amazon in the running for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract aimed at modernizing the military's computing systems. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

Google can limit ‘right to be forgotten’ to EU countries

Google can limit the “right to be forgotten” to internet searches made in the European Union, an adviser to the bloc’s top court said on Thursday, backing an appeal by the U.S. search giant against a French fine.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday attended the funeral of late Dr Frederick Fasehun, the founder of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) at the Cathedral Church of Saint Stephen, Oke-Aluko, Ondo, Ondo State.

VP Osinbajo, Governor Akeredolu, Fayemi grace Frederick Fasehun’s funeral

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday attended the funeral of late Dr Frederick Fasehun, the founder of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) at the Cathedral Church of Saint Stephen, Oke-Aluko, Ondo, Ondo State.

Elections: Tor Tiv sues for peace amongst political parties

The Tor Tiv, Prof James Ayatse, has warned politicians in the state against indulging in acts capable of causing chaos and other electoral malpractices during the forthcoming polls.

PDP defectors rally support for APC in Abia

Former Chairman of Ohafia local government in Abia state, High Chief John Ogboso, has described Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led Abia State government as a failure as dividends of democracy had not been felt in Abia state in the past 8 years.
President Buhari receives in audience New Entrant into APC Former Deputy National Chairman of PDP Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa and Hon. Kaulaha Aliyu alongside Bauchi State Governor in State House on 8th Jan 2019-3

President Buhari receives Bauchi PDP defectors in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari has received another set of defectors from the Peoples Democratic Party including the suspended Deputy National Chairman of the party, Sen. Babayo Gamawa and a member of the party’s Board of Trustees, Kaulaha Aliyu, who defected to All Progressives Congress (APC).

Tor Tiv places curse on politicians who instigate violence

Chairman, Benue State Traditional Council, Tor Tiv, Prof. James Ayatse, on Tuesday placed a curse on any politician who would instigate violence in the state before, during or after the 2019 general elections.
Amina Zakari

Amina Zakari’s family speaks on alleged ties to President Buhari

The family of Amina Zakari, a national commissioner at the Independent National Electoral Commision (INEC), has explained its ties to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Senator Akpabio: Stop expecting appointments, contracts as reward for voting

Godswill Akpabio, a former minority leader of the senate, has advised Nigerians to stop viewing appointment and contracts as the dividends of democracy.

Egypt mulls changing constitution to keep Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in power

Supporters of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi are calling for constitutional changes that would allow him to stay in power once his second term ends in 2022.
Joy. Revellers cheer up Bobi Wine during the Enkuuka show to usher the New Year at Lubiri in Mengo, Kampala yesterday. Photo by Abubaker Lubowa

Bobi Wine criticises Yoweri Museveni at Kabaka’s New Year fete

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly name by his stage name Bobi Wine, used Buganda’s Enkuuka fete on Monday at Buganda’s Lubiri Palace to call on the youth to rise up against bad leadership.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan dismisses Femi Hamzat’s $5 million bribe allegation

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has dismissed allegations by the running mate to the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Lagos, Obafemi Hamzat, that he rejected $5 million bribe offered him by the former president during the 2015 elections.

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Governor Ortom: No cattle routes in Benue

He said the president’s overall performance was shameful and a confirmation of what his wife stated that having lost control, a cabal had taken charge.
Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple’s Tim Cook calls for privacy bill with right to delete data

Apple chief executive Tim Cook called on US lawmakers Thursday to pass privacy legislation enabling consumers to see and delete their harvested online personal data from a central clearinghouse.

Ex-CDS Alex Badeh for burial January 23 in Abuja

Former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh, who was murdered along the Abuja-Keffi/Kaduna road, would be buried on January 23.
Wife of the President, Dr Aisha Buhari kick-starts the Women and Youth 2019 Presidential Campaign Rally in Kano. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE JAN 5 2019.-4

Election: Aisha Buhari, APC governors’ wives campaign massively for party

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, and wives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors in the North-East have called on women and youths to vote massively for the party in the forthcoming general elections.

INEC: 209,721 PVCs yet to be collected in Cross River

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 209,721 Permanent Voter’s Card (PVCs) have yet to be collected in Cross River ahead of the 2019 general elections.