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Border closure: ECOWAS leaders approve committee

The Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government has constituted a committee, headed by President Roch Marc Christian Kabore of Burkina Faso, to study and make a full report on Nigeria’s land border closure with her neighbours.
President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined Nigerian youths to be prepared for huge responsibilities as they will eventually take over the leadership of the country in the future. 4

President Buhari has failed Nigeria – Northern elders

The Professor Ango Abdullahi-led Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has risen from its meeting in Zaria on Sunday with a verdict that President Muhammadu Buhari has failed Nigeria.

Professor: INEC constitutionally right to delist parties

A former Dean of the Faculty of Law at the Imo State University, Owerri, Prof Nnamdi Obiaraeri, has said the Independent National Electoral Commission did not breach the constitution in deregistering the 74 political parties.
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tore her copy of President Trump’s State of the Union address (SOTU) Tuesday night.

Republicans take action after Nancy Pelosi rips up Donald Trump’s speech

The unfolding political intrigues in the United States are getting more exciting as the North American country moves closer to its 2020 presidential election.
The Gambian government on Sunday launched a crackdown on a weeks-old movement demanding the departure of President Adama Barrow, following violent demonstrations in which medical officials say three protesters were killed.

Gambia launches crackdown on protest movement

The Gambian government on Sunday launched a crackdown on a weeks-old movement demanding the departure of President Adama Barrow, following violent demonstrations in which medical officials say three protesters were killed.
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.
Timi Frank

Ohanaeze: Timi Frank working against Igbo interest

Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC), the apex Igbo youth socio-cultural organization, Tuesday, waded in, the war of words between Abia state Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu and the past deputy national publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank.
Timi Frank

Timi Frank accuses Governor Ikpeazu of being APC mole in PDP

Former All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Timi Frank, has replied Abia state governor, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, describing him as an APC mole in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The president of Al Ikhwaan Fillahi Muslim Society of Nigeria based in the South-South and South-East geo-political zones, Barr. Muhammed Ndoka Elunor, says that Igbo politicians are not yet ready to assume the Presidency in 2023.

Igbo not ready for 2023 presidency – Muslim leader

The president of Al Ikhwaan Fillahi Muslim Society of Nigeria based in the South-South and South-East geo-political zones, Barr. Muhammed Ndoka Elunor, says that Igbo politicians are not yet ready to assume the Presidency in 2023.

Wole Olanipekun: President Buhari didn’t influence judges over 2019 election petitions

Wole Olanipekun, senior advocate of Nigeria, says President Muhammadu Buhari, never used his office to influence the decision of the courts that sat over the 2019 presidential election petitions.
Former US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, center, arrives on Capitol Hill, October 11, 2019, in Washington, as she is scheduled to testify before congressional lawmakers as part of the House impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Ukraine launching task force to investigate alleged surveillance of former US envoy

The Interior Ministry of Ukraine tells VOA that a special task force involving U.S. and Ukrainian officials will be launched Monday to look into reports that the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine had been subjected to surveillance and threats in Ukraine.
Faure Gnassingbe

Six candidates to run against Togo president in February vote

Six candidates will run against Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe in a presidential election next month, the Constitutional Court said Friday.

Why Ndigbo must produce next president – group

Ndigbo United Forum Worldwide has given several cogent reasons the Igbo nation should produce the next president of the Nigerian come 2023.
More than a thousand people attended a rally in Hong Kong on Sunday to urge people and governments abroad to support the city’s pro-democracy movement and oppose China’s ruling Communist Party.

Hong Kong protest shines pro-democracy movement

More than a thousand people attended a rally in Hong Kong on Sunday to urge people and governments abroad to support the city’s pro-democracy movement and oppose China’s ruling Communist Party.
President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined Nigerian youths to be prepared for huge responsibilities as they will eventually take over the leadership of the country in the future. 4

President Buhari urges Nigerian youths to brace up for leadership — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined Nigerian youths to be prepared for huge responsibilities as they will eventually take over the leadership of the country in the future.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Re-run elections: PDP questions President Buhari’s meeting with INEC, Police chiefs

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has questioned Tuesday’s meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

2023: Atiku Abubakar, other PDP chieftains must seek forgiveness from God, Nigerians – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has advised the former vice president and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the last general elections, Atiku Abubakar and other chieftains of the latter party to seek forgiveness from God and Nigerians.
The cast of Fleabag. Chris Pizzello-Invision-AP

‘Succession,’ ‘Fleabag’ top TV winners at Golden Globes

The television awards at the Golden Globes are often somewhat overlooked — after all, the industry handed out the Emmys just a few months ago.

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A vaccine for COVID-19, the viral illness caused by the novel coronavirus, may be within reach sooner than many experts predicted.

Israel records unusual daily increase in new coronavirus cases

Israel recorded an unusual increase in daily number of new COVID-19 cases on Friday.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

Five NYSC members get state awards in Niger

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger on Friday presented state awards to five outgoing corps members for outstanding performances during their service year in the state.

Police recover five AK-47 rifles, rescue two kidnap victims

Men of Rivers State Police Command and Special Protective Unit, SPU, Base 5, Benin-City, Edo State, have recovered missing firearms and rescued two persons kidnapped in May 23 pirates attack along Bakana, Degema waterways, Degema Local Government Area of Rivers.
State Governor Aminu Bello Masari urged security agencies and healthcare professionals to ensure compliance with the directive.

Katsina lifts ban on Friday prayers, church services

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has approved the relaxation of the COVID-19 lockdown to allow Muslim faithful observe Friday congregational prayers in the state.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Court discharges Senator Adeleke‎ over alleged exams malpractices

A Federal High Court in Abuja has discharged former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke in the alleged examination malpractices trial involving him and four others.