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Senator David Mark denies receiving, distributing N2 billion campaign fund

Former President of the Senate, David Mark, has denied receiving over N2bn from the Peoples Democratic Party through a National Assembly account for distribution to senators.

Ex-Governor Alao-Akala, Senator Folarin defection can’t stop PDP from winning 2019 elections – Senator...

According to him, these former PDP political stalwarts, among others, would be welcomed officially to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a ceremony at Mapo hall, Ibadan, today.

Kwara Speaker Ahmad Ali slams EFCC, says it can never fight corruption

Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr. Ahmad Ali, has said that, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) since its inception in the year 2000 in the country was the worst thing that would happen to the people of the country.

Why Atiku Abubakar will not be president

It was barely 72 hrs into his PDP return before word spread that he had taken over the campaign expenses of Prince Uche Secondus, a party chairmanship candidate and just over a week later, reports emerged that he had donated $10m to the coffers of the party.

Hamas chief calls for continued Jerusalem protests

The head of Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas called Thursday for fresh protests across the world against US President Donald Trump’s controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

South-west not sidelined in our party – PDP tells APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed insinuations that the South-West region was sidelined in the last National Convention of the party.

Donald Trump’s Twitter attack on Theresa May ‘misinterpreted’ – US envoy

A diplomatic row over Donald Trump's Britain First retweets is threatening to break out again after a top US diplomat claimed the President was "misinterpreted".

PDP convention: The aftermath

The election that took place was another night of the long knives. After the macheting, the ego slaying, the marching out, and the intrigues of Caesarian flavour, the PDP was left in a worse state than it had been. It was sad. It was disappointing. It was a big let down.

Osun spends N15 billion to empower 350,000 women, youths – Governor Aregbesola

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun said on Monday that his administration spent N15 billion to empower 350,000 women and youths by training them in different vocations in the last seven years.

Ex-NBA chief Wole Olanipekun knocks Nigerian leaders over Libya slavery

Renowned lawyer and philanthropist, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) has blamed leaders in the country for the alleged slavery many Nigerians in Libya have been subjected to, saying failure to provide responsive and responsible leadership on the part of our leader was largely responsible for the debasing treatment Nigerians are receiving overseas.

2019: Priest warns politicians against corruption

A Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Pius Oyeniyi, on Sunday warned politicians a head of the 2019 elections to repent from corrupt and evil deeds or face the wrath of God.

Abuja residents decry deplorable road network

The people of Igu community in Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have expressed worry over the poor road network in the area.

2019: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar has become a commercial politician, political merchant – Senator Okurounmu

A top chieftain of the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organization, Afenifere, Senator Femi Okurounmu, has described former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as “a commercial politician, political merchant, mercantile politician.”

Lawmakers, others call for action to discourage migration to Libya

Some politicians, lawmakers and human rights campaigners have blamed parents and governments for illegal migration of Nigerian youths to Libya where they undergo dehumanisation.

FCT community decry lack of social amenities in the area

The people of Orozo community in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Thursday in Abuja decried the lack of social amenities in the area.

UN environmental assembly pledges to end pollution

The third session of the United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA) ended in Nairobi with leaders pledging to end pollution for a clean environment.

Now that Atiku has re-joined PDP…

On Sunday December 4 2017, Atiku finally announced that he was re-joining the PDP. The Wazirin Adamawa was one of the founders of the PDP, but also helped to bring the party down to its knees, when he led a walkout at the PDP Convention.

The church, tithing and the rest of us

I did not think I would join this unending conversation on the propriety of paying tithes until I saw a friend who is not of the Christian faith share a critical article in the past week.

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Sweden: EU to discuss sanctions against Belarus after disputed election

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