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Frank de Boer has labelled the equal pay debate as ridiculous following the Dutch federation's commitment to level the pay for the country's men’s and women’s national team players.

Frank de Boer labels equal pay dispute ‘ridiculous’

Frank de Boer has labelled the equal pay debate as "ridiculous" following the Dutch federation's commitment to level the pay for the country's men’s and women’s national team players.
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Donald Trump: Kim Jong-un gave ‘small apology’ for missiles in a ‘beautiful’ letter

Donald Trump has revealed the contents of the latest letter that was sent to him by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Bobi Wine

Uganda’s Bobi Wine to contest 2021 presidential election

Ugandan pop star turned leading opposition figure Bobi Wine on Wednesday officially announced he would take on veteran President Yoweri Museveni in 2021 national elections.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Senator Akpabio: INEC manipulated Akwa Ibom North west senatorial election

Senator Godswill Akpabio has insisted the Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial district election was massively manipulated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Rotimi Amaechi: There are plots to smear me

Former Transportation Minister Rotimi Amaechi has raised the alarm over plots to fund a smear campaign of calumny and lies against him.
Mike Oghiadomhe

Mike Oghiadomhe: I didn’t stop Senator Wabara from seeing ex-President Jonathan

Chief Mike Oghiadomhe, a Chief of Staff to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has denied preventing former Senate President and Secretary of the Board of Trustees of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Adolphus Wabara, from seeing Jonathan.
FIFA has announced that the tickets for the Group A clash between hosts France and the Super Falcons of Nigeria at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup has been sold out.

FIFA forced to apologise over Women’s World Cup tickets blunder

Fifa have been forced to apologise after a series of tweets from their Twitter account caused confusion among supporters who had purchased tickets for the Women’s World Cup in France.
Lawyers for Abimbola Osundairo, left, and Olabinjo Osundairo framed the lawsuit as a way of restoring their reputations. Kamil Krzaczynski-Reuters

Nigerian brothers sue Jussie Smollett’s lawyers for defamation

The two Nigerian brothers who allegedly participated in a staged hate attack on Jussie Smollett have filed a defamation suit against Smollett’s lawyers.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari: Ending banditry remains key priority of my administration

President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Nigerians that ending banditry remains a key priority of his administration.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro delivers a speech during a pro-government demonstration in Caracas on March 23, 2019. – It is two months since Juan Guaido has asserted he is Venezuela’s interim president. Domestically, he has been unable to shake President Nicolas Maduro from power. (Photo by Juan BARRETO / AFP)

Venezuela’s Maduro announces ban on rival holding public office

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s regime, bolstered by a Russian military deployment infuriating the US, on Thursday announced a ban on Washington-backed self-declared interim leader Juan Guaido holding public office.

Falz drags NBC to court over ‘This Is Nigeria’ ban

Foremost Nigerian entertainer Folarin Falana better known by his stage name Falz has filed a lawsuit against the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC).
United Nations Human Rights Council

UN accused of letting ‘abusers’ into human rights council

Bahrain, Cameroon and the Philippines were among a number of countries controversially elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday, sparking sharp criticism from rights groups and the United States.
Olympique Lyonnais

Lyon cannot prosecute fans for ‘ridiculous and odious’ Marseille slur

Lyon are unable to prosecute fans who distributed a flyer claiming Marseille is "a city where AIDS reigns" during Sunday's Ligue 1 match which OL won 4-2.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Senator Melaye alleges police, Kogi government in fresh plot to assassinate him

Nigerian lawmaker senator Dino Melaye on Monday said that the Nigerian Police and Kogi State government were in a fresh plot to kill him.

Governor Ortom kicks as EFCC demands minutes of Benue security council meetings

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Wednesday raised the alarm over alleged continued persecution by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

UK’s Theresa May scolds Boris Johnson over burqa remark

British Prime Minister Theresa May has scolded her former foreign minister, Boris Johnson, for saying that Muslim women who wear burqas look like letter boxes or bank robbers.

R-APC hails defection of lawmakers

The Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), which recently pulled out of the mainstream ruling party, has hailed the lawmakers who defected Tuesday saying the move will ”redirect the compass for better politics.”
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Miyetti Allah, others condemn Taraba market attack

Elders from the Yangdang and the Miyeti Allah in Taraba State have condemned Tuesday’s market attack on traders that led to the death of six persons.

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Floods claim five lives in Jigawa

Thousands of residents have been displaced in Guri, Kirikassamma and Birnin Kudu council areas, the Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency, Sani Ya’u, told reporters on Tuesday.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC reacts to EFCC raid of former Lagos governor’s home

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the search conducted by the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) at the Epe home of a former governor of Lagos, Akinwunmi Ambode.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Southeast governors write President Buhari over airport, herdsmen

Governors in Nigeria’s south east have written to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to delay the closure of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, and act against insecurity in the region.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Reps speaker urges state assemblies to save local council system in Nigeria

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, has urged State Houses of Assembly to save the Local Government Area system in Nigeria from imminent collapse through its instrument of lawmaking.
The immediate past governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, FCA, has cleared the air over a statement attributed to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alleging that it had frozen certain accounts linked to him.

No cause for alarm over EFCC search – Ex-Lagos governor

Former Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has urged his supporters to remain calm and law-abiding as there was no cause for alarm.