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Former APC chairman John Oyegun tackles Adams Oshiomhole over Edo Assembly crisis

A former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has chided his successor, Adams Oshiomhole, over his undue interference in the politics of Edo State.

Senator Omo-Agege appoints Igbuzor, Odunuga and Owoeye-Wise as top aides

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has approved the appointments of Dr. Otive Igbuzor as his Chief of Staff and Mr. Yomi Odunuga as Special Adviser, Media and Publicity.
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Gang-rape victim seeks withdrawal of case from court

A victim, who was allegedly gang-raped by the son of a Lagos hotelier, Don-Chima George, and his friend, Olusegun Rasak, has sought to withdraw the case from court.

Man rapes mother in Imo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Imo State Command, has arrested one Paul Ihuaku for allegedly raping his mother.

Solomon Dalung: What I’ll do if reappointed sports minister

The immediate past Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has reeled out his agenda if he gets the nod of President Muhammadu Buhari to continue in his former role.

Police arrest man for slapping nurse on duty

A yet-to-be-identified man was arrested by the police on Saturday for slapping a nurse identified as Angela at Okwe General Hospital, Asaba, Delta State.
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ICPC probes Delta Reps member for forgery, impersonation

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission has begun an investigation of the lawmaker representing Delta State in the House of Representatives, Mutu Ebomo, for alleged forgery and impersonation.

Beyond the lifting of licences of AIT/Raypower

The closure of media houses was a common phenomenon under the defunct military dictatorship in Nigeria. Since the restoration of civil rule 20 years ago, the dangerous trend has continued under succesive regimes either through military invasion of media houses or seizure of copies of newspapers.

NBC threatens to sanction AIT, Raypower for broadcasting uncensored social media comments

Reacting, the founder of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, said he would protest the latest move by NBC against his media house.
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Ninth National Assembly: PDP to meet over leadership tussle

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will meet in Abuja this week to determine who to support as presiding officers of the two chambers of the National Assembly.

Senator Ladoja: Why I didn’t attend Governor Makinde’s inauguration

A former Governor of Oyo State, Alhaji Rashidi Ladoja, on Thursday gave the reason he was not at the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, venue of the swearing-in of the governor of the state, Mr. Seyi Makinde on Wednesday.

CCB gives President Buhari, VP Osinbajo, others Tuesday deadline to submit asset declaration forms

The Code of Conduct Bureau has said President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, governors and other public officers whose tenure ends on May 29 must submit their end-of-tenure asset declaration forms on May 28, 2019.

NFIU guidelines: NULGE urges President Buhari to ignore governors

The National Union of Local Government Employees on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ignore the petition written by the Nigerian Governors’ Forum seeking to stop the implementation of the recent guidelines by the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit on local government funds.
Cecilia Ibru, the former CEO of defunct Oceanic Bank, has accused Lamido Sanusi of withdrawing her personal driver and security shortly after she was ousted from office.

Cecilia Ibru: Why Lamido Sanusi was after me

Cecilia Ibru, the former CEO of defunct Oceanic Bank, has accused Lamido Sanusi of withdrawing her personal driver and security shortly after she was ousted from office.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly arrested Afeez Fashola, Nigerian singer better known as Naira Marley.

EFCC: Naira Marley arrested for ‘Yahoo Yahoo’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday said singer, Afeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley and others were arrested in relation to advance fee fraud.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has successfully destroyed a bandits’ logistics base at Ajia in Birnin Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara.

NAF: Our stand on Makwa bandits attack

The Nigerian Air Force has clarified its stand on the bandits attack in Makwa village, Bungudu local government of Zamfara state.
Phone SMS is used for more than just text messaging in Africa

Nigerian farmers to obtain free advisory on cassava production via mobile phones

Nigerian farmers can now access extension and advisory services related to weed control, best planting practices and other aspects of cassava production on their cell phone free of charge, thanks to the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI).
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INEC declares Imo North senatorial election ‘inconclusive’

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Tuesday “declared inconclusive” the senatorial election in Imo North.

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Central bank governor unveils agenda for economy, to recapitalise banks

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, on Monday unveiled his economic blueprint for the country, promising to recapitalise banks within the next five years to make them contribute significantly to economic growth.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

General Buratai: Nigerian Army’ll fish out the bad eggs

The Chief of the Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, has said that the army would do “all that is necessary to fish out any bad eggs” whose willingness to remain in the service has waned.

Vincent Enyeama: I will return to action with new club next season

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper and captain Vincent Enyeama says he is not ready to hung up his boot yet and revealed that he will return to action with a club in France next season.
Louis van Gaal has hit out at Lionel Messi, claiming the Barcelona talisman should be adapting himself to the team, and not the other way around.

Louis van Gaal blames Lionel Messi for Barcelona’s Champions League failures

Louis van Gaal has hit out at Lionel Messi, claiming the Barcelona talisman should be adapting himself to the team, and not the other way around.

Anambra government disbands Amatas, constitutes new market body

The Anambra State government has disbanded the Amalgamated Market Traders’ Association (AMATAS), the umbrella body of all markets in the state, which had piloted the affairs of markets in the state for the past 12 years.