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Paul Usoro

N1.4 billion fraud: I’m ready for arraignment – Paul Usoro

NBA President Paul Usoro expresses readiness to appear for his arraignment before Federal High Court in Lagos over alleged money laundering charges leveled against him by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)
Special Adviser to the President on Media, Femi Adesina (left); General Superintendent, Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi; his wife, Esther; Wife of former Head of State, Mrs. Victoria Gowon, her husband/Covener, Nigeria Prays, General Yakubu Gowon, and Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Elenamah at the Special National Prayer Service at Deeper Life Bible Church, Gbagada in Lagos…yesterday.

‘Nigeria will overcome her challenges’

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari; former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon and the General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi on Sunday expressed optimism that the nation will overcome her numerous challenges.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s provincial chairmen meeting at the party headquarters in Ankara on March 30, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - ADEM ALTAN

Recep Erdogan takes aim at George Soros over jailed Turkish philanthropist

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday accused George Soros of aiding a jailed Turkish philanthropist facing hugely controversial charges of seeking the overthrow of the government, describing the Hungary-born American billionaire as a "famous Hungarian Jew".
European Union - Pixnio

EU supports Kano anti-graft commission

The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-graft Corruption Commission has received the support of the European Union in its fight against corruption.
Lagos State University - LASU

Council defends dismissal of 20 LASU staff members

Prof. Adebayo Ninalowo, Chairman, Governing Council, Lagos State University (LASU) has said that the recent dismissal of 20 staff of the university is in accordance with rule of law.
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.

2019: We will make it impossible for APC to rig – Atiku campaign

Segun Sowunmi, spokesman of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will “make it impossible” for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig the 2019 elections.

Akwa Ibom Assembly sacks four more lawmakers who defected from PDP to APC

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly on Monday sacked four more lawmakers who defected from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

By-election: Kwara government alleges arrests of PDP members

The Kwara State Government has expressed concern about the arrests of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) stalwarts in Ekiti, Isin, Oke-Ero and Irepodun Federal Constituency ahead of Saturday’s by-election.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Kwara by-election: Bukola Saraki faults Ibrahim Idris for transferring four DPOs

Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has faulted the transfer of four Divisional Police Officers ahead of Saturday by-election in Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke Ero/Isin federal constituency, Kwara State.

Tijjani Bande: Nigeria has demonstrated respect for rule of law

Nigeria has consistently demonstrated respect for the rule of law at both the national and international levels, the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, Amb. Tijjani Bande said.

Delta guber: Pat Utomi kicks as Ifeanyi Okowa, Great Ogboru, others make INEC list

The publication of list of governorship candidates of various political parties in Delta State for the 2019 election is raising dust among some chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Yakubu Dogara: We must build our institutions to deepen democracy

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, says to deepen Nigeria’s democracy, efforts must be made to build the nation’s institutions.

No governorship candidate listed for APC in Imo

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has displayed the names and qualifications of candidates of political parties running for the Imo state governorship election with no candidate listed for the All Progressive Congress (APC).
President of Botswana Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 27, 2018. REUTERS-Caitlin Ochs

President and predecessor feud in proudly stable Botswana

Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has used his first state-of-the-nation address to openly attack his predecessor Ian Khama in an unprecedented clash in a nation that prides itself on stability.
Jerry Gana, former Minister of Information

2019: Jerry Gana asks court to disqualify Donald Duke as SDP presidential candidate

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has been approached by the Social Democratic Party (SDP) presidential aspirant, Prof. Jerry Gana and the Middle Belt Forum, to nullify the process that produced Donald Duke as the presidential candidate of the party.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana issues NHRC 7-day ultimatum to begin probe into killing of 492 Shiites...

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, on Monday issued seven days ultimatum to the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, to begin investigation into the alleged killing of 492 Shiites by the Nigerian army and police between 2014 and 2018.

INEC: Why we accepted list of APC candidates from Rivers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that it collected the list of candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State because there was no court order or judgment barring it from doing so.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: APC to challenge INEC decision on Zamfara in court

Mr Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party will approach the court on its ban by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from fielding candidates for elective positions in Zamfara in the 2019 general elections.

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