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Fans of juju music icon, Ebenezer Obey, were gripped with apprehension on Saturday, July 4, 2020, as news spread on the Internet that he had passed away.

Ebenezer Obey: I’m alive and well

Legendary juju musician, Ebenezer Fabiyi, aka Ebenezer Obey, on Monday appreciated his fans home and abroad for their concern over the death rumour which made the rounds on July 4.
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Oscar 2021: Genevieve Nnaji, Akin Omotoso named Academy members

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Sin, arrogance, disobedience to God are responsible for coronavirus – CAN president

The President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev Dr Samson Olasupo A. Ayokunle on Sunday said arrogance of humans against God and constituted authority, sin and all sorts of wickedness are responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic that defies human solution but God has provisions for its cure.

Alaafin petitions President Buhari over insecurity in South West

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the negative effect of insecurity in Nigeria, especially in the South West, warning that the pre-colonial military structures of the Yoruba have not been totally collapsed.

Governor Ortom: Shooting ballot box snatchers can lead to prosecution by ICC

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom yesterday warned the military against obeying instruction by President Muhammadu Buhari to shoot ballot box snatchers, saying it may lead to prosecution by the International Court of Justice (ICC).
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

IGP: No political undertone in CP Egbetokun’s deployment to Kwara

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, says the posting of Kayode Egbetokun to Kwara State as Commissioner of Police has no political undertone.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Appeal Court grants stay on nullification of Rivers APC primaries

The Appeal Court has granted a stay of execution on a ruling by the High Court, nullifying the Primary Election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state.

Musa Fomson: Sponsors of Zamfara killings will be exposed

Foremost clergyman, Bishop Musa Fomson, has prophesied that the politicians behind Zamfara killings will be exposed in a matter of weeks.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Muhammadu Buhari: My 2019 campaign will focus on corruption, economy, security

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he will soon embark on aggressive campaign for the 2019 Presidential election.

Kwara APC urges members to unite to end misrule in 2019

Preparatory to 2019 general elections, All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state has charged its members to put their act together in order to end misrule in the state.
Embassy of Israel

Israel Embassy’s old testament bible contest takes off

The Embassy of Israel in collaboration with the Israeli Ministry of Education, Christians United for Israel (CUFI) and other friends of Israel have flag off the 1st National Old Testament Bible Contest.

Osun guber: Governor Aregbesola predicts victory for APC

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has expressed optimism that Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, would win the Sept. 22 governorship election in the state.

Israeli envoy urges Nigerians to be resilient against electoral violence

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Israeli Deputy Head of Mission, Nadav Goren, has urged Nigerians to be more resilient in opposing electoral violence, to ensure sustainable peace and progress in the country.

Eid el-Kabir: Senator Ekweremadu urges prayers for peaceful 2019 elections

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has called on the Muslims to work and pray towards the peaceful and successful conduct of the 2019 general elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari

APC victory in bye-elections sign of President Buhari’s triumph in 2019 – aspirant

The victory of the All Progressives Congress in last weekend’s bye-elections signal victory for President Muhammdu Buhari come 2019, according to a House of Representatives aspirant, Abu Najakku.

Bauchi APC: Speaker Dogara free to stay or quit APC

Hon. Umar Nana, the Bauchi State Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) has refuted allegation that the party in the state is averse to the continued stay of Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, within its fold.

The road to Babylon

The good thing about democracy is that it teaches people lessons – ask them in Malaysia and the United States – and even when the people refuse stubbornly to learn – ask them in Syria, Venezuela, and Libya – the lessons exist nonetheless. But it is a very bad thing not just for democracy but the entire society when the leadership elite ignores apparent lessons and fails the people.

2019: SDP vows to wrest power from APC in Jigawa

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has been inaugurated in Dutse, the Jigawa State capital, with its leaders claiming that they will wrest power from the Governor Muhammed Badaru led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration.

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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Osagie: We do not stuff dollars in babaringa in Edo

The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said Governor Godwin Obaseki delivers sustainable projects to better the lives of Edo people and does not go about stuffing dollars in babariga, like the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Kaduna attacks: Senator Shehu Sani urges concerted efforts by government, security agencies

Malam Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the Senate from 2015 to 2019, has called on the Kaduna state government and security agencies to seek out better strategies toward ending killings in the state.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor urges President Buhari to increase Nigerian Army funds

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Friday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to increase funding and logistics to the Nigeria Army, rather than contemplating sacking the Service Chiefs.
A security officer wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus stands outside the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, China on Aug. 6, 2020. Mark Schiefelbein-AP

Canadian sentenced to death on drug charges in China

China sentenced another Canadian to death on drugs charges Friday, the second in two days to be handed the punishment, as tensions soar between Beijing and Ottawa.
Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.

Many feared dead as Indian plane crashes

Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.