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The election tribunal in Kogi state has, on Friday, sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west district.

Senator Melaye storms INEC office, calls for cancellation of Kogi West election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Kogi West Senatorial poll, Dino Melaye, has called for total cancellation of the November 16 election.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari directs stronger electricity regulation, penalties for firms to perform

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that power utility regulators across West Africa must ensure strong and proactive regulation, applying penalties for electricity firms to give quality performance.
As Kogi State governorship election draws near, the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has charged political gladiators in the major political parties to guard against their utterances for a violent free election.

IGR: Aliyu warns SDAs in FCT against Sabotage, vows Sanctions

Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has vowed to deal decisively with any Secretariat, Department and Agency, SDA, under her supervision that may want to sabotage the efforts of government in scaling up its internal revenue generation.
Some of the states operating the Contributory Pension Scheme refused to remit about N3.4bn pension contributions deducted from their workers monthly remunerations into their respective Retirement Savings Accounts with their Pension Fund Administrators, so says the acting Director-General, National Pension Commission, Aisha Dahir-Umar.

Aisha Dahir-Umar: PenCom’s priority is to pay retirees, not investment

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) on Wednesday said its priority is the payment of retirement benefits as and when due.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate faults central bank on anchor borrowers programme

The Senate on Thursday faulted the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN’s) Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP), insisting that the apex bank was not in the position to implement it.
Fifa installed the five-man team, headed by Amr El-Ganainy, on August 20 to take charge of affairs in Egypt after officials in the past administration resigned following the nation’s poor performance at the Africa Cup of Nations.

FIFA fines Zimbabwe for boycotting Women’s Olympic qualifier match at home against Zambia

Fifa has sanctioned Zimbabwe for boycotting the second leg of the second round tie of the African Women's Olympic Qualifiers against Zambia on September 1.
Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako

Lagos: No going back on 28-day building plan approval target

Salako made the disclosure during a meeting with District Officers of Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority (LASPPPA) and Divisional as well as Zonal Heads of the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) in Ikeja recently.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

Supreme Court: Atiku Abubakar, PDP list over 65 reasons why President Buhari should be...

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its Presidential candidate in the last general election, Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday, approached the Supreme Court, adducing reasons why President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election should be nullified.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA cautions developers against violation of Abuja master plan

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has cautioned developers against violation of the Abuja Master Plan.
Baze University

Court summons Baze University over student result controversy

The Abuja High Court on Thursday summoned Baze University, Abuja over the refusal to review the appropriate results 19A semester result in MSC 801, Theories of Mass Communication and MSC 803, Research Methods of Mass Communication belonging to Leo Ekpenyong.
Baze University

Lawyer drags Baze University to court over results controversy

A Lawyer, Mr Leo Ekpenyong, has filed a suit in the FCT High Court, Maitama, against Baze University, Abuja over the refusal of the institution to review his 2019 trimester results.

Tribunal upholds Kano APC Reps member’s election

The National and State Legislative Houses Elections Petition Tribunal in Kano has affirmed the election of Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the Bebeji/Kiru federal constituency of Kano State in the February 27, 2019 elections.
Abdulkadir Muazu

Federal government restates determination to address challenges in extractive sector

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Abdulkadir Muazu, has restated the Federal Government’s determination to address challenges in the extractive mineral sector.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Official: No jail break in Keffi prison

The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.
Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

Telcos accuse NITDA of usurping NCC’s powers

Telcos on Tuesday accused the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) of trying to usurp the regulatory functions of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) under the guise of issuing Frameworks and Guidelines.
Inyi Kemabonta

Former Nitda director joins African Foundation’s executive council

Former director of standards and regulation at the Nigeria Information and Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and a World Bank consultant on Nigeria’s digital economy, Dr. Inyi Kemabonta, has joined the executive council of the African ICT Foundation (AfICTF) as policy and regulatory affairs director.

DPR seals 13 filling stations in Sokoto, Kebbi

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), says it has sealed 13 fuel service stations in Sokoto and Kebbi states for under dispensing and operating without valid license.

Bayelsa guber: Aspirants warned against defacing city with posters

The Bayelsa State Physical Planning and Development Board has warned governorship aspirants and their supporters against indiscriminate pasting and erection of campaign materials.

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Kim You-geun, a national security official at South Korea’s presidential Blue House, speaks during a press briefing on the General Security of Military Agreement (GSOMIA) between South Korea and Japan at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on November 22, 2019. – South Korea will suspend the expiry of a critical military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, Seoul said on November 22, just hours before the pact was due to expire as the two US allies row. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP)

South Korea salvages military pact with Japan at 11th hour

The pact was due to expire at midnight amid a sharp deterioration in ties between the two democracies and market economies that has alarmed Washington as it seeks to curb the threat from nuclear-armed North Korea.

Reps PDP caucus seeks visa bans over Kogi, Bayelsa polls

The Peoples Democratic Party caucus in the House of Representatives led by Kingsley Chinda has condemned the recent elections held in Kogi and Bayelsa States, calling for visa ban and travel restrictions against those involved in the alleged manipulation, distraction and violence recorded during the exercise.

Cardinal Onaiyekan: Citizens giving up on Nigerian project

Emeritus Archbishop of Catholic Diocese of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, on Thursday in Enugu lamented the general despair in the country, saying that long delayed and unfulfilled hopes are making people to give up on the viability of the Nigerian project.
Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona announces Gimnasia return – two days after quitting

Argentina legend Diego Maradona said he is to return as manager of Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata - two days after he quit.

ECB chief tells Europe to ‘innovate and invest’

Christine Lagarde on Friday urged European countries to “innovate and invest” more to support growth at a time of global uncertainty, in her first major policy speech as president of the European Central Bank.