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Anti-Brexit activists hold placards and wave Union and EU flags as they demonstrate near the Houses of Parliament in central London on January 28, 2019. – Despite the humiliating rejection of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, Britain is no closer to knowing the end result of its vote to leave the European Union. A raft of amendments to be voted on by MPs on Tuesday threaten to further muddy the waters as the clock ticks down to Britain’s scheduled departure from the EU on March 29. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)

Britain, EU enter make-or-break Brexit week

Britain and the European Union on Monday entered a pivotal week that will determine if they are still on course to reach amicable divorce terms — and when Brexit might finally occur.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC: PDP’s ineptitude turning Nigeria into one-party state

The governing All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday released the statement below lamenting that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was failing in playing its role as a viable opposition in the country.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: APC group woos Time Alaibe, seeks reconciliation with others

The All Progressives Congress (APC) may have taken steps to woo Timi Alaibe, runner-up for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 16 gubernatorial poll, as it moves to reap from the internal schism that has polarised the party in the state.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Governors stealing public funds need deliverance – Nasarawa governor

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has said that any person elected as governor of a state has no justification to steal public funds.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: Only Presidency’s intervention can secure APC victory – group

A South-South All Progressives Congress (APC) group, the Young Stakeholders Forum (YSF), has warned that only the intervention of the Presidency in reconciling feuding party members and factions in Bayelsa State can guarantee a victory for the party in the November 16 governorship election.

Anthony George-Ikoli: I’ll never dump PDP

A former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Bayelsa State, Anthony George-Ikoli, on Friday said he would not quit the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
European football’s ruling body said Saturday that they will “examine” reports that Turkey footballers performed a military salute in their Euro 2020 qualifier against Albania to mark their country’s widely-condemned armed offensive against Kurds in Syria.

UEFA will ‘examine’ Turkey footballers’ military salute

European football’s ruling body said Saturday that they will “examine” reports that Turkey footballers performed a military salute in their Euro 2020 qualifier against Albania to mark their country’s widely-condemned armed offensive against Kurds in Syria.

PDP inaugurates national campaign councils for Kogi, Bayelsa polls

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a national reconciliation committee and campaign councils for Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections, scheduled for Nov. 16.
Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka to review Keith Richards’ ‘Never Quite The Insider’ book

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, will be a special guest to review Chief Keith Richards’ latest book, “Never Quite the Insider: a Nigerian Memoir” in Lagos on Thursday, 17 October, 2019.

Kidnappers abduct civil defence officer, wife, child in Abuja

Gunmen have again abducted another civil defence officer with his wife and son, at Dafara community in Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Apple has removed HKmap.live, a crowdsourced mapping app widely used by Hong Kong residents, from the App Store. The app and accompanying web service has been used to mark the locations of police and inform about street closures during the ongoing pro-democracy protests that have engulfed Hong Kong this year.

Apple pulls Hong Kong app used by protesters after China warning

Apple on Thursday removed an app criticised by China for allowing protesters in Hong Kong to track police, as Beijing steps up pressure on foreign companies deemed to be providing support to the pro-democracy movement.
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: Rep Faleke to work with Governor Bello

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.
Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima: President Buhari revealed his ‘true colour’ after he got power

Buba Galadima, former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, says power has exposed what the president is truly made of.

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.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: APC reconciliation suffers setback

Efforts by the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to reconcile aggrieved members of the party in Bayelsa State, especially front line aspirants in the party’s concluded governorship primary poll, has hit the brick wall.
The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has shared his experience on how the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, ensured he emerged victorious at the 2015 governorship election in his state.

I’ll not anoint anybody as my successor – Benue governor

Ortom, while addressing PDP stakeholders’ on Friday in Makurdi, assured them that he would allow the party to field the most acceptable candidate for the governorship election in 2023.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

How APC candidate Lyon can win Bayelsa – ex-agitator

Former militant leader and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Eris Paul, popularly known as Ogunboss, has warned leaders of the party against carefree attitude in their approach to win the November 16 governorship election.
Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lamented that the immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is now having gray hair because the work of heading three ministries was to big for him.

Senator Okorocha wants number of lawmakers reduced to save cost

Sen. Rochas Okorocha, (APC-Imo West) has called for a reduction in the number of legislators.

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The Italian Carabinieri police corps said that more than 31,000 pills of Yaba, known as the `madness drug,’ have been seized in a large-scale operation.

Italian police seize 31,000 Yaba drug in massive raid

The Italian Carabinieri police corps said that more than 31,000 pills of Yaba, known as the `madness drug,’ have been seized in a large-scale operation.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate President: Why we are amending Production Sharing Contract law

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday justified the current move by the Senate to amend the law on Production Sharing Contract in the oil industry.

Flood: Badagry residents count losses in homes, churches, farmlands

Residents of some communities in Badagry area of Lagos State have continued counting their losses due to flooding after many hours of weekend rainfall which destroyed homes, churches, shops and farmlands.

Lawyers demand justice over colleague’s police brutality

A group of lawyers in Onitsha, Anambra state, have asked the state police command to bring to justice all officers involved in the manhandling of their colleague, Jacob Obasi in Onitsha, last Friday.

Gunmen kill 14 policemen in Mexico

Gunmen killed 14 police Monday in an attack in the state of Michoacan, in western Mexico, authorities said, condemning the latest violence in the restive region, a hotspot for criminal groups and armed vigilantes.