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The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Amotekun: VP Osinbajo, South West governor begin meeting

A meeting between Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and the governors of the South-West states has begun at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

IMN: Shi’ites can’t be reason for US visa restriction on Nigeria

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as Shi’ites, said that there was no basis for the United States to extend visa restrictions to Nigeria simply because of their activities in the country.
The Nigeria Wrestling Federation President, Daniel Igali has applauded the Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare for his timely financial intervention which ensured Team Nigeria participated at the recently-concluded Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series tournament in Rome, Italy.

Wrestling federation chief hails sports minister for support

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation President, Daniel Igali, has applauded the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, for his timely financial intervention which ensured Team Nigeria participated at the recently-concluded Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series tournament in Rome, Italy.
Tension heightened on Sunday in the Johannesburg Central Business District in South Africa following fresh protests by a group which has been demanding that foreigners leave the country.

South Africa boils again as violence erupts in Johannesburg

An anti-foreigner shut down is ongoing in Diepsloot, Johannesburg North, South Africa, the Nigeria Union South Africa (NUSA) has said.
Ovie Omo-Agege

Senator Omo-Agege donates sports equipment to school

Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege on Wednesday donated sports equipment to St. Peters Clervers College, Aghalokpe, Delta State.
Lagos State Students emerged winners at the 2019 Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) National Children’s Arts, Science and Technology Expo clinching the 1st position and 2nd Runner-up in Arts/Crafts and the Science and Technology category respectively.

WCQ: NTA, HotSports affirm commitment to live broadcast

With the fixtures for the next FIFA World Cup qualifiers now known, the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and its marketing partner, HotSports have confirmed their readiness to transmit all the six matches involving the Super Eagles in the second round.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

2023: Senator Ngige reveals only way Igbo can produce next president

Firstly, Ngige said leaders of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) must collapse their party into the All Progressives Congress (APC) if they are serious about becoming President.

Presidency reacts to ‘US visa restrictions’

The Presidency has described as mere speculations the reported planned imposition of visa restrictions on some African and Asian countries including Nigeria by the America’s government led by President Donald Trump.
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NIOB demands stiffer regulations for building industry

Mr Kunle Awobodu, the President of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), on Wednesday, accused the Federal Government and State government of not doing enough to stem the increasing spate of building collapse.
President of The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino delivers a speech during the elective assembly of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) on October 22, 2018 at the Hilton hotel of Rome's Fiumicino airport. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

FIFA president addresses business leaders in Davos

World football governing body’s supremo, Gianni Infantino, was invited by Donald Trump to make the introduction speech at a dinner hosted by the President of the United States at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and the FIFA President said that he hopes that “the ‘American dream’ becomes reality…all over the world” when addressing an audience of top business leaders.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Amotekun: A vote of no confidence in President Buhari – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the setting up of a joint security outfit, Amotekun, by governors of the six states in the Southwest, was an indication of vote of no confidence in President Muhammadu Buhari’s handling of the security situation in the country.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said on Thursday that seven federal teaching hospitals across the country would be upgraded and fully equipped with an oncology centre to manage all types of cancer.

Minister: Federal government develops pneumonia control strategy

The Federal Government says it has developed pneumonia control strategy and implementation plan as part of renewed efforts to ensure survival and well-being of Nigerian children.
The Supreme Court is shielding President Donald Trump's financial records from House Democrats for now.

Iran first ‘casualty’ of new US visa restriction targeting Nigeria, others

The Trump administration is barring Iranian investors and business people from entering or staying in the United States on certain types of visas.’
The Anti-Corruption Bureau said it had arrested Thomson Mpinganjira, owner of FDH Bank, following investigations into claims by Chief Justice Andrew Nyirenda that bribes had been offered to the five judges presiding over the case.

Top banker arrested in Malawi election bribery case

Malawi’s anti-graft body on Wednesday said it had arrested a prominent businessman over allegations he tried to bribe judges hearing a legal challenge to the re-election of President Peter Mutharika.
European Commission President Ursula Leyen, on Wednesday, warned major trading partners that a carbon tax on imports if its planned transition to carbon neutrality puts its products at a disadvantage in the global market.

Top EU official warns trade partners to brace for climate tariffs

European Commission President Ursula Leyen, on Wednesday, warned major trading partners that a carbon tax on imports if its planned transition to carbon neutrality puts its products at a disadvantage in the global market.
Liberia will prove to the boogie team and unlikely dark horse in their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying group according to former General Secretary of the LFA Borsay Yanqueh.

WCQ: Super Eagles warned not to underrate Liberia

Liberia will prove to the boogie team and unlikely dark horse in their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying group according to former General Secretary of the LFA Borsay Yanqueh.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday warned that the United States will impose painful tariffs on imports from the European Union unless the block agrees to a trade deal.

Donald Trump threatens EU with ‘very high tariffs’ if there is no trade deal

“Europe has been very, very tough to deal with,’’ Trump told U.S. broadcaster, CNBC at the World Economic Forum summit in the Swiss town of Davos, one day after meeting European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen there.

Africa no longer ignored in world economy – AfDB president

President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, said on Wednesday that Africa can no longer be ignored in global trade and investment, adding that African economies are growing strong and the prospects for greater wealth creation are compelling.

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The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Amotekun: Federal government, South West governors agree

The Federal Government and Governors of the South West States yesterday reached and agreement that legal framework should be put in place on the establishment of the regional security outfit, Amotekun.
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Lai Mohammed: Creative Industry the fastest growing sector of Nigerian economy

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AGF: Femi Falana’s U-turn vindicates federal government’s stance on Amotekun

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said the U-turn made by legal icon, Mr Femi Falana, justified Federal Government’s stance that the establishment of the operation of “Amotekun” was illegal.