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Catholic Archbishop urges Adams Oshiomhole, Godwin Obaseki to settle feud

Archbishop of Archdiocese of Benin, Augustine Akubeze, has urged National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and Governor Godwin Obaseki to settle their feud for the betterment of the state.
Police made good their vow to prevent a planned march today by #RevolutionNow protesters in the country.As early as 7am, armed policemen, backed by soldiers blocked the National Stadium, Surulere in Lagos, where the march was expected to take off.

#RevolutionNow: 51 CSOs protest shrinking civic space, condemn arbitrary arrests

Fifty-one notable civil society organisations (CSOs) on Tuesday in Abuja accused the present administration of misuse of power against the citizens.
Senator Shehu Sani (PRP, Kaduna Central) has condemned in strong terms the suspension of Daar Communications’ operational license by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Thursday.

Shehu Sani hails DSS for releasing Ibraheem El-Zakzaky

Former Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani, has reacted to the decision of the Department of State Services (DSS) to obey the court ruling and allow the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat to travel abroad.

DSS to allow Ibraheem El-Zakzaky seek treatment abroad as ordered by court

The Department of State Services (DSS) says it will comply with the court order admitting the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and Shia cleric, Sheik Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, to bail.
Timi Frank

#RevolutionNow: Timi Frank challenges DSS to name sponsors

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has challenged the Department of State Security Service (DSS) to make public the names of the Nigerians abroad and the foreign collaborators allegedly sponsoring the #RevolutionNow protest.
Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi

TMG: Police should be ready for more protests

The Transition Monitoring Group on Saturday faulted the ban on protests by the police saying the right to protest has been settled by the Court.
Hong Kong’s embattled pro-Beijing leader on Tuesday said a China extradition bill that sparked unprecedented political unrest “is dead” – but protesters immediately dismissed her comments, threatening more mass rallies.

Beijing condemns Hong Kong protests in first comments on crisis

A spokesman for the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office in Beijing, which is China’s top authority on the former British colony, made the condemnation at a rare news conference on the escalating crisis in the semi-autonomous city-state.

Abubakar Malami: Why I disobeyed some court orders

The immediate past Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has said, he deliberately disobeys some court orders in the interest of the public.
Protesters renew calls for an independent inquiry into police brutality [Anthony Wallace-AFP]

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to denounce police brutality

Thousands of people are once again pouring onto the streets of Hong Kong, as anti-government protesters renew calls for an independent inquiry into police brutality, alongside other key pro-democracy demands.
Adams Oshiomhole

Former Edo speaker attacks Adams Oshiomhole

Immediate past Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Kabiru Adjoto, has vowed to open a can of worms on National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole.
Comrade Sheriff Mulade

Niger Delta elders reject Ruga settlement in region

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), a group of Elders from the Niger Delta, has rejected the plan to establish Ruga settlements for herdsmen across the country.

Ohanaeze: Nigeria is sliding into avoidable anarchy, doom

Ohanaeze Ndigbo on Thursday reacted to the forceful acquisition of land by the Federal Government in Benue state for the RUGA settlement.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: Inauguration of Edo, Bauchi assemblies a charade

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as a ‘charade’ the recent inauguration of new State Houses of Assembly in Edo and Bauchi States.

June 12: Lots of what MKO Abiola stood for yet to manifest in polity...

The Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide (YCYW) on Wednesday in Lagos described President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration and celebration of June 12 as “Democracy Day” as a new dawn of hope.
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike: I’ll put Rivers first

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Wednesday in Port Harcourt and his deputy, Dr Ipalibo Banigo, took oath of office for a second term.

IPOB sit-at-home: Police to arrest, prosecute ‘enforcers’

The Police Command in Enugu State has promised to arrest and prosecute any miscreant, who disguises as a member of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) to disrupt activities in the state.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

SERAP urges President Buhari to make every day of his second-term ‘a Rule of...

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of his inauguration for second term in office, urging him to “publicly commit to making every day of your stay in Aso Rock a ‘Rule of Law’ Day.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atuiku Abubakar: Justice has prevailed in Zamfara

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has commended the Supreme Court judgement which nullified the elections of all the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara in the last general elections.

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20 year old Josh Okogie who plays for Minnesota Timberwolves has expressed his enthusiasm in playing for Nigeria’s D’Tigers over the United States National team, saying the decision wasn’t a hard one as it was influenced by his passion in seeing the Nigeria’s team return to her past glory.

D’Tigers in disarray over lack of funds for FIBA World Cup

D’Tigers players, in their last phase of their camping in Lagos ahead of the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China, are distraught following the uncertainties surrounding their participation in the tournament tipping off 31 August 2019 in China.
Hong Kong protesters seize roads in defiance of China warnings

Hong Kong readies for further protests after massive, peaceful rally

Hong Kong is gearing up for further protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a change to what have often been violent clashes.
Caf Confederation Cup campaigners Niger Tornadoes will engage Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side MFM in a friendly at the Agege Stadium, Lagos, on Monday.

Niger Tornadoes set for MFM friendly ahead Caf Confederation Cup tie

Caf Confederation Cup campaigners Niger Tornadoes will engage Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side MFM in a friendly at the Agege Stadium, Lagos, on Monday.

Philippe Coutinho completes Bayern Munich loan switch from Barcelona

Philippe Coutinho has completed his loan switch to Bayern Munich from Barcelona, with a season-long agreement including a €120 million (£110m/$133m) purchase option.
Scott McTominay admits “anything less than trophies is a disappointment” for Manchester United, with the Red Devils aware of the need to get back into the habit of collecting silverware.

Scott McTominay: Anything less than trophies is disappointment for Manchester United

Scott McTominay admits “anything less than trophies is a disappointment” for Manchester United, with the Red Devils aware of the need to get back into the habit of collecting silverware.