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Qatar and FIFA published Tuesday the first jointly issued legacy planning strategy ahead of a football World Cup, with pledges on labour and LGBT rights alongside protections for activists and journalists.

Qatar, FIFA publish World Cup rights pledges

Qatar and FIFA published Tuesday the first jointly issued legacy planning strategy ahead of a football World Cup, with pledges on labour and LGBT rights alongside protections for activists and journalists.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Groups fault police brutality accusation against DPO in Delta

Two groups, Committee for Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) Delta state branch, and Warri Urban Security Network (WUSN), have absolved the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Ekpan Division, SP Asanaenyi Ibok, of an allegation of brutality levelled against him by an aggrieved citizen.

The legislature in defence of our economy and democracy

In the last couple of weeks, the economic and political news coming out of Nigeria has not been positive. It has been about doing things the wrong way, lack of due process, desecration of the rule of law, outright impunity for violators of rights and economic policies that have attracted negative ratings
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo says right virtues make Nations great

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says some key principles for a nation to achieve greatness include righteousness, service and diligence, hardwork and planning as well as time consciousness.
In nearby Vinto, an opposition mob stormed the municipal headquarters and dragged the mayor, Patricia Arce, into the street before setting the building ablaze.

Mob attacks Bolivian mayor with paint, cuts hair

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales condemned Thursday an attack on a female mayor in which an opposition mob forcibly cut her hair, covered her in paint and marched her barefoot through the streets.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atiku Abubakar: US travel ban is confirmation that presidential election was rigged

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 election, has said that the current travel ban imposed by the United States on some politicians in Nigeria has validated his claim that the presidential election was rigged.
Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu was on Wednesday sworn-in as the 15th Governor of Lagos State at the Tarawa Balewa Square, TBS, on Lagos Island.

Lawmaker urges Governor Sanwo-Olu to concentrate on governance

The House of Representatives member-elect for Apapa Federal Constituency, Mufutau Egberongbe, has urged Governor Babatunde Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State to concentrate on governance and eschew politicking.

Thabo Mbeki to lead Commonwealth observer group for Malawi elections

A Commonwealth group has been appointed to observe the 2019 Malawi Tripartite elections. It will be led by Thabo Mbeki, the second post-Apartheid South African President.
Yekini Nabena

APC: Nigeria bigger than Ayo Adebanjo

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday said Nigeria was bigger than Chief Ayo Adebanjo, elder statesman and one of the leaders of

APC: PDP’s ambition to produce next Senate president an exercise in futility

The All Progressives Congress says it will be an exercise in futility for the Peoples Democratic Party to nurse the ambition of producing the president of the ninth Senate.

Chisom Chikatara narrates Wydad Cassablanca ordeal

Former CHAN Eagles player Chisom Chikatara has shed more light on how things went from bad to worse for him while at Wydad Casablanca of Morocco.
Young Progressive Party YPP

Abia YPP candidate begs APC to zone Senate presidency seat to South East

Candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) for Bende federal constituency, in Abia State, in the last Presidential/National Assembly election, Charles Obinna Chukwunaru, has appealed to the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC) to zone the seat of President of Senate to the south.
Magnus Abe

Election: Senator Abe denies working for Governor Wike

A leader of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, Senator Abe Magnus, has debunked claims by Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, that he is working with the State Governor Nyesom Wike against the party.
Opeyemi Oke

Lagos chief judge swears-in new customary court presidents, members

In a bid to maintain high standard of professionalism, competence and integrity in Lagos State Judiciary, Justice Opeyemi Oke, the Chief Judge of Lagos, on Monday, sworn-in new presidents and members of the Customary Court.
President Buhari receives in audience New Entrant into APC Former Deputy National Chairman of PDP Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa and Hon. Kaulaha Aliyu alongside Bauchi State Governor in State House on 8th Jan 2019-3

Elections: Why we defected to APC – PDP chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has received another set of defectors from the Peoples Democratic Party including the suspended Deputy National Chairman of the party, Sen. Babayo Gamawa and a member of the party’s Board of Trustees, Kaulaha Aliyu, who defected to All Progressives Congress (APC).

Bolaji Abdullahi: This is not same Muhammadu Buhari Nigerians voted into power in 2015

Former National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bolaji Abdullahi, has shared his reasons the Muhammadu Buhari Nigerians voted into power in 2015 is not the same President at Aso Rock today.

2019: INEC warns political parties against inciting statements

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ondo State has warned political parties against using inciting or uncouth words capable of breaching the existing peace in the state during their campaigns.
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2019: Presidential candidates urge federal government, INEC, others not to jeopardise national coexistence

As the nation prepares for the 2019 general elections, the Patriotic Forum of Presidential Candidates (PFPC), has called on the Federal Government, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), political parties and stakeholders, not to engage in acts capable of jeopardising national coexistence.

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Two to die by hanging for car robbery in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced two middle-aged men to death by hanging for armed robbery.
The General Officer Commanding(GOC), 8 Division, Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Otiki, has been placed under house arrest, Daily Sun has gathered.

Court orders interim forfeiture of $376,120 traced to General Hakeem Otiki

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, ordered the interim forfeiture of the sum of $376, 120 allegedly seized from Major General Hakeem Otiki, to the Federal Government.
Enyimba of Aba caretaker coach Fatai Osho says the team is working hard to be ready for their all important CAF Confederations Cup game with Hassania Agadir.

Fatai Osho: Enyimba will be ready for Hassania Agadir

Enyimba of Aba caretaker coach Fatai Osho says the team is working hard to be ready for their all important CAF Confederations Cup game with Hassania Agadir.
It has definitely been a good start for Dani Ceballos in Arsenal’s colour and some fans have started to draw comparisons between him and ex-Gunners favourite and fellow Spaniard Santi Cazorla.

Arsenal star tells Mikel Arteta he wants to leave

Arsenal star Dani Ceballos has told Mikel Arteta that he wants to cut his season-long loan deal short, and move on to another club during the January transfer window.
The lawmaker representing Badagry Federal Constituency, Babatunde Hunpe, has appealed to the Federal Government to establish a polytechnic in the city.

House of Reps moves to include Lagos as NDDC state

A proposed law in House of Representatives, seeking to include Lagos on the list of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) States, is in process.