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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday in Kano said the country is witnessing unprecedented economic setback under the All Progressive Congress (APC) government.

Atiku Abubakar: APC has bastardised economy

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday in Kano said the country is witnessing unprecedented economic setback under the All Progressive Congress (APC) government.

CBN’s Godwin Emefiele foresees tomato revolution in Nigeria

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has expressed optimism that another revolution, similar to what was recorded in the production of rice production, was about to occur in the tomato sub-sector.
Muslim Brotherhood members are seen behind bars during a court session in Cairo [Amr Abdallah Dalsh-Reuters]

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood calls for a unified opposition

The Muslim Brotherhood has called for the establishment of a united Egyptian opposition group abroad to help regain control of the country after a military coup in July 2013 put Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in power.
Oliver Mtukudzi

Zimbabwean Afro-jazz legend Oliver Mtukudzi laid to rest in Harare

Mourners have travelled across Zimbabwe to attend the burial on Sunday of one of the country's most renowned musicians Oliver Mtukudzi.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudan says protest death toll rises to 22

Anti-government protests that have rocked Sudan have left 22 people dead, authorities said on Thursday, after three demonstrators died hours after thousands cheered for President Omar al-Bashir at a rival rally in Khartoum.

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir blames conspirators for protest violence

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Tuesday blamed conspirators for violence during deadly anti-government protests, as an impoverished town held a "martyrs' rally" to honour those killed.
Armenia’s Prime minister Nikol Pashinyan is about to cast his ballot during early parliamentary elections in Yerevan on December 9, 2018. (Photo by Karen MINASYAN - AFP)

Armenia votes in snap polls to cement reform drive

Armenians vote in parliamentary elections triggered years ahead of schedule by reformist leader Nikol Pashinyan, who is aiming to cement his political authority in the post-Soviet country
Tommy Robinson

Tommy Robinson to join pro-Brexit march, counter-protest planned

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson joins right-wing demonstrators converging in London on Sunday for a pro-Brexit march.

Ondo lawyer threatens massive protest against governors on minimum wage

Akure-based human rights activist, Morakinyo Ogele, has vowed to lead a protest against any state government, which refuses to pay N30,000 minimum wage to workers.
Gbenga Olawepo Hashim

Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim: I will defeat Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar through ballot revolution

The presidential candidate of Peoples Trust (PT), Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, has said he would defeat President Muhammadu Buhari and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in the February 16, 2019 presidential election through a ballot revolution.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar launches policy, promises to attract investments

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to attract investments and support 50 million Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises, if elected president in 2019.
Femi Aborisade

Femi Aborisade: Economic restructuring, solution to Nigeria’s problems

Economic restructuring has been identified as the kind of solution that could solve the problems plaguing the country at the moment.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

2019: I will defeat President Buhari – SDP aspirant

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, a presidential aspirant of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, Prof. Iyorwuese Hagher, has boasted that he will defeat President Muhammadu Buhari if given his party’s presidential ticket.

Simi, Nasty C among top contenders as AFRIMA unveils nominees

Democratic Republic of Congo-born rapper, Maître Gims and South African singer, Shekhinah, each received seven nominations to emerge the highest nominated artistes.

Anglican Church asks federal government to leave party politics, address economic crisis

Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Diocese of Aguata, has called on the Federal Government to leave issues of party politics and address the economic crisis and the suffering of Nigerians.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Ex-President Obasanjo: Buhari government confused, incompetent to stem killings

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has again attacked the Federal Government, stating that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration is incompetent and incapable of addressing the killings and poverty in the country.
Ayodele Fayose

Ekiti guber: Governor Fayose is a high-powered nothing – Presidency

The Presidency on Sunday descended heavily on the Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, over the result of the Saturday governorship election in the state, describing him as “a high-powered nothing.”
Leo Stan Ekeh, Chairman of Zinox Technologies Limited

Leo-Stan Ekeh: Technology can boost Nigerian economy if well utilised

Leo-Stan Ekeh, the Chairman of Zinox Group, has said that technology was the fastest way Nigeria could become one of the richest countries in the world, if it was well utilised.

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Recruitment: Police padded list with unqualified candidates – PSC commissioner

Austin Braimoh, a commissioner of the police service commission (PSC), has accused the Nigeria police force (NPF) of padding the recruitment list of 10,000 constables with unqualified candidates.
Iranian women have been prohibited from entering stadiums since early 1980s [Raheb Homavandi-Reuters]

FIFA orders Iran to allow women free access to football stadiums

In the wake of the ‘Blue girl’ incident where a woman killed herself after being arrested trying to access a football stadium a FIFA delegation has demanded Iran allow women free unlimited access to stadiums.
Obafemi Hamzat

Nigeria has no business with poverty – Lagos deputy governor

Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has said Nigeria has no business with poverty if her citizens duly followed the instructions of God by being godly and doing what is right and ideal always.

John Fashanu weighs into Tammy Abraham debate

Former England striker John Fashanu has weighed into the debate over who Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham should represent at international level, suggesting he should think seriously about playing for Nigeria.