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NBA decries non-release of appeal court judge from captivity

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) yesterday decried the non-release of the kidnapped Justice of the Court of Appeal, Justice Chioma Iheme-Nwosu from captivity, saying it was disheartening and distressing.
Wole Soyinka

Omoyele Sowore: Wole Soyinka condemns attack on protesters

The Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has called on civil society organisations to strategize and coordinate their responses to attacks on human rights by state agents under President Muhammadu Buhari.
Evo Morales, who resigned as Bolivia’s president Sunday after losing the support of the army and police, has said there is now a warrant for his arrest.

Bolivia: There is a warrant for my arrest – Evo Morales

Evo Morales, who resigned as Bolivia’s president Sunday after losing the support of the army and police, has said there is now a warrant for his arrest.
Nnamdi Kanu Israel

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu gives federal government fresh conditions for dialogue

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has given the Federal Government fresh condition upon which he would sit at a round table with Nigerian Government officials to discuss the issue of the Biafran struggle.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

Identity of ‘sacked’ VP Osinbajo aides revealed

Jibola Ajayi, daughter of Abiola Ajimobi, former governor of Oyo state and Babajide Awolowo, grandson of Obafemi Awolowo, were among the sacked aides.
Deputy Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology, Rep. Olaide Akinremi (APC-Oyo) said he would prioritise legislation that would support use of technology to improve electoral process in the country.

Lawmaker: Electronic voting would reduce electoral cases

Deputy Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology, Rep. Olaide Akinremi (APC-Oyo) said he would prioritise legislation that would support use of technology to improve electoral process in the country.

Governor Akeredolu hails Supreme Court over verdict on President Buhari’s election

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has hailed the verdict of the Supreme Court which upheld the election of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Emeka Ihedioha

Imo government promises more budgetary allocation to nursing college

The Imo State government has promised more budgetary allocations to the state’s College of Nursing and Midwifery, Orlu to enable it live up to its mandate of producing world-class nurses and midwives.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbosola, says that the loyalty of Nigerians to the country is non negotiable.

Nigeria’s borders must be protected – minister

Interior Minister Rauf Aregbesola has said the loyalty of Nigerians to the country is non-negotiable.
Senator Buruji Kashamu

Senator Kashamu: Governors castrated local government

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Ogun State in the last general election, Senator Buruji Kashamu, has said he was delighted at the Buhari administration’s efforts to bring succour to ordinary Nigerians by freeing local governments from governors who castrated them.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: President Buhari’s Independence Day broadcast mockery of democracy

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday described President Muhammadu Buhari’s Independence Day broadcast as unpresidential, an insult to Nigerians, and a mockery of democracy.
Omoyele Sowore

SERAP: Omoyele Sowore’s release victory for rule of law

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has welcomed decision by Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja ordering the immediate release of the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, from the custody of the Department of State Services as “a victory for the rule of law, human rights and judicial independence.”
Omoyele Sowore

SERAP: Charges against Omoyele Sowore mockery of justice

SERAP said: “We urge you to use your role as a trustee of the public interest under section 174 of the Nigerian Constitution of 1999 (as amended) to end several of similar trumped-up cases going on in several states.”

Nigeria’s democracy derailing – Catholic bishops

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) says Nigeria’s democracy is derailing under President Muhammadu Buhari.
Omoyele Sowore

SERAP: Charges against Omoyele Sowore a mockery of justice

SERAP said: “We urge you to use your role as a trustee of the public interest under section 174 of the Nigerian Constitution of 1999 (as amended) to end several of similar trumped-up cases going on in several states.”
Godwin Obaseki

Edo Assembly crisis: Edo governor hails judiciary for upholding rule of law

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has hailed the judiciary for upholding the rule of law over the Edo House of Assembly issue, noting that the state government received the ruling with humility and respect for the judicial arm of government.
In Kogi State, the incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello emerged as the APC candidate while Musa Wada, a younger brother to the immediate past governor, Idris Wada, emerged as PDP candidate.

Kogi guber: PDP candidate expresses appreciation, promises issues-based campaign

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 2019 Kogi governorship election, Musa Wada, has promised to run an issues-based campaign devoid of violence, protracted bickering and mudslinging.
President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria has very attractive investment opportunities with some of the highest “Returns-on-Investment’’. 4

Group wants President Buhari to review ‘black market’ NDDC Board

The Centre for Peace and Good Governance (CPGG) has asked President Muhamadu Buhari to review the newly announced board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), describing the hurried manner of its composition and announcement as suspicious.

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A member of the House of Representatives Honourable Gudaji Kazure has faulted the N1.3 trillion budget of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), for the 2020 fiscal year, describing it as outrageous and wasteful.
Real Madrid's Thibaut Courtois has claimed his status as one of the best goalkeepers in the world brought unwarranted criticism in the early part of the new campaign.

Thibaut Courtois fires back at critics after testing period at Real Madrid

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Italy was poised to declare a state of emergency for Venice Thursday after an exceptional tide surged through churches, shops and homes, causing millions of euros worth of damage to the UNESCO city.

Italy to declare state of emergency in Venice after flood

Italy was poised to declare a state of emergency for Venice Thursday after an exceptional tide surged through churches, shops and homes, causing millions of euros worth of damage to the UNESCO city.

Herbalist begs court to recover his Apple laptop from ex-lover

A traditional medicine man, Mr Festus Jatau, on Thursday prayed an Upper Area Court Zuba, FCT, to recover his laptop from a former girlfriend, Ms Blessing Elisha.

Kogi guber: Court asks to stop PDP candidate over alleged certificate forgery

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has been asked to stop the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Engr. Musa Wada, from presenting himself as candidate of the party for the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state on a count of alleged certificate forgery.