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Enugu Rangers beat MFM 1-0 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium on Sunday to extend their lead at the top of NPFL Group A table to six points as Nasarawa United walloped El-Kanemi Warriors 5-1 in Lafia.

NPFL: Rangers beat MFM as Nasarawa wallop El-Kanemi

Enugu Rangers beat MFM 1-0 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium on Sunday to extend their lead at the top of NPFL Group A table to six points as Nasarawa United walloped El-Kanemi Warriors 5-1 in Lafia.

NSITF Board: Ministry accuses labour of disrupting inauguration

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has accused the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) of disrupting the inauguration of the new board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).
Auwalu Ali Mallam Kano Pillars

Kano Pillars squeeze past stubborn El-Kanemi Warriors

Kano Pillars laboured to a 2-1 win over El-Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri in a closely contested Nigeria Professional Football League matchday 14 at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano on Sunday.
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Report: Former CBN chief, wife buy N15.6 billion property in UK

Paul Ogwuma, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and his wife have acquired property worth £33 million (N15.6 billion), a UK investigative journalism magazine has revealed.
Images of the celebration of President Muhamadu Buhari’s victory in the February 23 presidential elections-3

Femi Adesina: How President Buhari defeated principalities, powers

Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari defeated what it termed “principalities and powers” by emerging victorious in last Saturday’s presidential election.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Lagos court fixes hearing to revoke OPL 245 for March 29

A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed March 29 for the hearing of litigation at the instance of a human rights organization, Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), which urged the Federal government to revoke OPL 245 involving some oil conglomerates.

APDA backs INEC for credible election

The Kano state chapter of the Advance Peoples Democratic Alliance ( APDA ), on Monday, threw its weight behind the postponement of the 2019 general election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), saying it will enable the Commission to conduct a more credible, free and fair elections that will be acceptable to Nigerians.

APC, PDP bicker over alleged plan to buy votes with Abacha loot

The All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State yesterday exchanged verbal invectives over PDP’s allegations that the ruling party reserved recovered loot for vote-buying.
Barambu and other neighbouring communities in Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State, near the border with Gombe State, came into the limelight when President Muhammadu Buhari commissioned the Kolmani River II well.

Cheers, fears as oil search resumes in the North

Barambu and other neighbouring communities in Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State, near the border with Gombe State, came into the limelight when President Muhammadu Buhari commissioned the Kolmani River II well.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-6

Muhammadu Buhari: Nigeria’s anti-corruption president

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was elected in 2015 on a wave of hope that he could defeat Boko Haram Islamists and turn around a country blighted by decades of corruption and poor governance.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to extend its exploration to six basins in the country.

Elections: President Buhari meets past military governors today

Ahead of the February 16 presidential election, President Muhammadu Buhari will today meet with past military governors, especially those who served under the regime of former head of state, the late General Sani Abacha.
Mohammed Abacha

Kano election: Mohammed Abacha flags off governorship campaign

The son of the former Head of State, late General Sani Abacha, Mohammed Abacha, has flagged off his gubernatorial campaign on the platform of Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA).

Olusegun Obasanjo: Wages of the old soldier’s rage

At this rate, President Muhammadu Buhari may beat former military President General Ibrahim Babangida to the record of collecting the most abusive letters from a former president.
President Buhari presides over National Council of State Meeting in State House on 22nd Jan 2019-6

Aminu Sokoto: Ex-President Obasanjo’s views won’t dissuade Nigerians from voting President Buhari

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Sokoto State, Squadron Leader Aminu Bala Sokoto, (rtd), has said the ongoing smear campaigns by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo against President Muhammadu Buhari would not dissuade patriotic Nigerians from re-electing him during the presidential election.

Asiwaju Tinubu: Ex-President Obasanjo an election ‘rigger without peer’

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has taken his turn at lashing out at Olusegun Obasanjo over the the former president’s criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Federal government accuses opposition of plotting election violence

Nigeria's government on Monday warned about an increase in violence before next month's elections, accusing the main opposition of trying to foment unrest to jeopardise the vote.

The Obasanjo bombshell

“Buhari is sick in the spirit, body and soul. Let’s beg him to go and rest…Let’s give chance to another person” – Olusegun Obasanjo, January 21, 2019.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu

INEC: We’re not under pressure to compromise polls

The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmoud Yakubu, said that the commission was not under pressure to do what was wrong.

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My husband is randy, separate us – Woman begs court

An Oke-Bola-based trader, Olabisi Adejola, has pleaded with a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, to dissolve her 16-year-old union to her husband, Paul because he is too sex hungry and often rape her.
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Zamfara government ready to implement recommendations on security

Zamfara state government has assured that it would implement every recommendation by the federal and states security administrators forum after two days of deliberation on how to end the constant mayhem in the state.
Arsenal boss Unai Emery has urged his players to recover their confidence during a crucial showdown against Leicester City this weekend.

Unai Emery: Arsenal need to recover confidence at Leicester City

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has urged his players to "recover their confidence" during a crucial showdown against Leicester City this weekend.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Minister: Nigeria needs executive to end open defecation

Mr Suleiman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, says an executive order is needed to end open defecation in the country.
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YIAGA to deploy PVT technology for Kogi, Bayelsa elections

YIAGA AFRICA, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) on Friday said it was set to deploy the Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) for the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.