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Childish Gambino wins four Grammys for ‘This Is America’

Childish Gambino on Sunday grabbed his fourth Grammy of the night, the coveted Record of the Year prize for best overall song, for his politically charged hit “This Is America.” The trap gospel song packed...

Tony Momoh: Elections riggers will be crushed

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information, on Monday said Nigeria’s unity will not be threatened by the conduct of the forthcoming general elections.

Lagos directs filling, gas stations to install CCTV

Worried by frequent fire disasters and other avoidable tragedies, the Lagos State government has directed filling stations in the state to install Close Circuit Camera TV (CCTV) in their stations and other safety facilities.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike: Rotimi Amaechi behind plot to destroy Justice Onnoghen

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, has said that the Minister of Transportation was behind the plot to destroy the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onoghen.
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Corruption: Babajide Sanwo-Olu urges Nigerian leaders to show good example

Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, gubernatorial aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on Nigerian leaders to be of good example to their followers.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (L) meets with Saudi Crown Price Mohammed bin Salman at the Irga Palace in Riyadh on January 14, 2019. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS - POOL - AFP)

Mike Pompeo on diplomatic tightrope in Saudi talks over Jamal Khashoggi

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo faces a tough balancing act on Monday as he presses Saudi Arabia’s crown prince over critic Jamal Khashoggi’s murder while shoring up strategic ties with Riyadh.

Afolabi Olufemi named acting NUPENG general secretary

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers on Friday confirmed Afolabi Olufemi as its Acting General Secretary.

INEC: Anambra records highest in percentage increase in voter registration

According to the recently-released voters’ register by the national headquarter of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Anambra jumped from 1.7 million in 2016 to over 2.447 million.

Osita Okechukwu: Only Igbo can deny themselves presidency in 2023

The Southeast heard yesterday what it should do to have a shot at the Presidency in 2023 – support the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state, on Tuesday visited Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of the state, at the government house, Alausa, Ikeja. 3

Akinwumi Ambode officially endorses Babajide Sanwo-Olu/Obafemi Hamzat ticket

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, Monday last week, officially endorsed the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, saying that the duo were prepared for the campaign and ready to take on the task of moving the State to greater heights.
The PDP candidates are Mr Ladi Adebutu for Ogun, Seyi Makinde for Oyo State and Mr Jimi Agbaje for Lagos State, who was represented by Mrs Oluwayemisi Busari.

Lagos, Oyo, Ogun candidates get PDP’s flag

The candidates are Mr Ladi Adebutu for Ogun, Seyi Makinde for Oyo State and Mr Jimi Agbaje for Lagos State, who was represented by Mrs Oluwayemisi Busari.
The Police Command in Sokoto State on Monday said the just-concluded launching of the North-West campaign rally by the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, held in Sokoto was hitch-free.

Goodluck Jonathan: Vote PDP so that we can all have food to eat

The Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has promised that if elected, he will bring to bear his diverse experiences to tackle unemployment, insecurity and other challenges facing the nation.

Council: Yabatech ready to take-off as university

The Chairman, Governing Council, Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, Prince Lateef Fagbemi, SAN, has said that the polytechnic is prepared for its take-off as a university.

Organisers: Over 10,000 spectators expected at GOtv Boxing Night 17

No fewer than 10,000 boxing fans are being expected at the GOtv Boxing Night 17 at the Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos on December 28, the organisers said on Thursday.

Vice-chancellor tasks federal government on ASUU’s demands

The Vice-Chancellor of Kwara State University (KWASU) Malete, Professor Abdulrasheed Na’Allah, has called on the federal government to find lasting solution to the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to avoid incessant strikes in the country’s universities.

Nicholas Ukachukwu: Why I’m eyeing the Senate

The Anambra South Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, (APGA) in the coming 2019 general elections, Prince Nicholas Ukachukwu, has said that he was inspired to throw his heart into the next elections in order to provide services as never been done before in the state.
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Didier Drogba urges Eden Hazard to pen new Chelsea deal

Chelsea FC legend Didier Drogba shared his thoughts clear about Eden Hazard's contract situation, while also empathizing with Chelsea heir Alvaro Morata.

Prince Charles acknowledges UK role in horror of slave trade

Prince Charles acknowledged Britain’s role in the slave trade on Monday calling it an appalling atrocity that had “left an indelible stain on the history of our world’’.

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Election: PDP urges military to disobey presidential order on ballot box snatching

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, have urged the military and other security agencies to disobey the presidential order asking them to deal ruthlessly with would-be ballot box snatchers.

NAF arrests 10 armed bandits, recovers 57 livestock

The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it had arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.

Senator Lokpobiri: Governor Dickson of recruiting militants to destabilise elections

Sen. Heineken Lokobiri, Minister of State for Agriculture, has dismissed accusations of instigating violence in Bayelsa leveled against him and other APC chieftains in the state by Gov. Seriake Dickson.
South African 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya arrives for a landmark hearing at the Court of Arbitration (CAS) in Lausanne on February 18, 2019. – Semenya will challenge a proposed rule by the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) aiming to restrict testosterone levels in female runners. (Photo by Harold CUNNINGHAM / AFP)

Caster Semenya unleashes team of professors to battle IAAF, CAS

Caster Semenya has released a list of experts she will call in her appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week in her fight against regulations aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes like her.

Olamiju Alao-Akala suspended as Ogbomoso council chairman

The Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Hon. Olamiju Alao-Akala, has been suspended from office.