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Hillary Clinton: ‘Shameful’ of UK not to publish report on Russian meddling

Britain’s failure to publish a parliamentary report on alleged Russian meddling is “inexplicable and shameful”, former U.S. presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, said on Tuesday.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government.

CSOs raise alarm over Omoyele Sowore’s hunger strike, alleged violation of rights

Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, Sunday, raised alarm over hunger strike embarked upon by the originator of #RevolutionNow and presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, during 2019 presidential election, Omoyele Sowore, and alleged violation of his rights by the Department of State Services, DSS, despite court orders to release him.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva speaks to supporters after leaving the Federal Police Headquarters, where he was serving a sentence for corruption and money laundering, in Curitiba, Parana State, Brazil, on November 8, 2019. – A judge in Brazil on Friday authorized the release of ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, after a Supreme Court ruling paved the way for thousands of convicts to be freed. (Photo by CARL DE SOUZA / AFP)

Brazil’s leftist icon Lula walks free from jail

Brazil’s leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva walked free from jail Friday after a year and a half behind bars for corruption following a court ruling that could release thousands of convicts.
Philanthropies Mike Bloomberg is jumping into the Democratic presidential race because he believes that Joe Biden is fading, opening the moderate lane next to Elizabeth Warren, sources close to the former New York mayor tell Axios.

Michael Bloomberg prepares to enter 2020 presidential race

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg is preparing to enter the crowded race to become the Democratic nominee for the 2020 presidential election, US media reported Thursday.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Report on 2023 zoning speculative

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed as speculative media reports indicating that the party intends to retain the zoning formula it used for the 2023 presidential election.

Bayelsa guber: I’ll present Senator Diri, running mate to ex-President Jonathan – Governor Dickson

Bayelsa Governor Seriake Dickson has promised to present the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Douye Siri and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ewrujakpor, to former President Goodluck Jonathan as a mark of respect.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: PDP cloning PVCs – APC

The drama ahead of the governorship election in Bayelsa got more interesting on Friday as the All Progressives Congress (APC) alleged that the state government had started producing fake Permanent Voter Cards (PVC).
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

BMO unveils Atiku Abubakar as ‘fake democrat’

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is a fake democrat, the Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) said today, cataloguing the series of actions that portrayed him as such.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti governor urges Atiku Abubakar, PDP to join hands with President Buhari to rebuild...

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi on Thursday, urged former Vice-President Abubakar Atiku and other opposition figures to team up with President Muhammadu Buhari in the task of building a new Nigeria.
President @MBuhari receives former President, H.E. @GEJonathan this afternoon in his office at the State House, Abuja 1

President Buhari thanks Nigerians for the confidence as Supreme Court affirms his election

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the ruling of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, dismissing the case brought before them by former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and again thanks the people of Nigeria for the mandate they gave to him to run the affairs of the country for another four years.
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APC accuses PDP for using foreign media against Supreme Court justices

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for allegedly using foreign media organisations against Supreme Court Justices ahead of the hearing of the 2019 presidential election petition.

Arewa Youths: Why EFCC may not probe Asiwaju Tinubu over bullion van

The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, AYCF, on Sunday reacted to the petition forwarded to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, against Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, stating that Nigerians should not expect the EFCC to prosecute Tinubu.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court fixes date for fresh hearing of HDP appeal challenging President Buhari’s re-election

The Supreme Court has fixed October 28 for a fresh hearing of an appeal filed by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) to challenge the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of the February 23 presidential election.

Federal government urged to name INEC headquarters after Humphrey Nwosu

The Federal government has been urged to immortalize Prof. Humphrey Nwosu, the former national chairman of the country’s electoral body, by naming the headquarters’ of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) after him.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ondo APC aggrieved group seeks implementation of peace resolutions

Three months after the peace parley of the All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders in Ondo state was held in Akure, the state capital, its resolutions are yet to be implemented as agreed.
John Durham, the U.S. attorney for Connecticut, is the lead prosecutor in the criminal investigation.

US Justice Department opens criminal investigation into Russia probe

The Justice Department's probe into its investigation of whether Russia interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has shifted from an administrative review into a criminal investigation.
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA - South America's longest-serving leader was seeking an unprecedented fourth term in Bolivian elections on Sunday, but polls suggested Evo Morales is in the tightest race of his career.

Evo Morales leads in Bolivia vote, but seems headed for runoff

President Evo Morales led in early returns from the first round of Sunday's presidential election, but he appeared to have failed to get enough votes to avoid a runoff in the tightest political race of his life.
Indonesia Joko Widodo

Indonesian president vows to improve human resources, infrastructure in second term

Indonesia President Joko Widodo said on Sunday that he would focus on human resources development, continuing the infrastructure development and simplifying bureaucracy to attain development programmes in his second presidential term.

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Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Appeal Court upholds Nasarawa governor’s election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi has upheld the decision of the election petition tribunal affirming the election of Abdullahi Sule as governor of Nasarawa State.
Kidnap Victim

Bandits abduct university engineer in Anambra

An engineer in the employ of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Emeka Chiaghana, has been abducted.
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Edo APC exco sacks Anselm Ojezua, elects David Imoise as acting chair

The crisis rocking the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has got messier with State Working Committee of the party passing a vote of no confidence in the state chairman, Anselm Ojezua.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday brushed off North Korea’s test of a sea-launched ballistic missile, saying that planned nuclear talks with Pyongyang will go ahead.

Donald Trump open to deal with democrats over Barack Obama’s DACA programme

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signalled that he would be open to striking a deal with Democrats on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme if the U.S. Supreme Court were to uphold his decision to repeal the initiative.

Former minister urges federal government to restore sports commission

Former Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, has said that the restoration of the governing system of the National Sport Commission (NSC) remains the best way of managing sports in Nigeria.