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Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rose from a meeting in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, on Friday and demanded the devolution of power and restructuring of the country, Channels Television has reported.
Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of utmost urgency, stem the tide of endless ethnic and religious tension spreading like wildfire in the country.
Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak began an appeal Monday against his corruption conviction and 12-year jail term over the multibillion-dollar 1MDB scandal, which contributed to his government’s downfall in 2018.
British aid charity Oxfam has said it suspended two staff members in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as part of an investigation launched last year into alleged sexual misconduct and bullying.
Nollywood actor, Godwin Maduagu, whose alleged gay sex tape emerged online in February, says he has been having suicidal thoughts as he currently battles with the effect of the scandal.
An Italian court has declared Shell, Eni and their managers all acquitted in the controversial Malabu scandal. They were all acquitted by the court yesterday.
Police conducted raids on Wednesday into multiple places, including the land ministry, in a widening investigation into alleged land speculation by employees of a state housing developer.
After casting itself as a fighter against corruption, Sierra Leone's government is under fire over allegations of irregular spending by its first lady and a senior minister.
Laporta was previously president during one of the club's most successful periods; earning 12 trophies between 2003 and 2010 including a famous treble under Pep Guardiola and with Lionel Messi as talisman.
They are running to replace Josep Maria Bartomeu, who resigned in October and was briefly taken in for questioning following police raids on the club on Monday into the 'Barcagate' scandal which revolves around allegations that Barcelona carried out a defamation campaign against current and former players critical of club leadership.
Barcelona confirmed on Monday police raided the club's offices as part of an investigation into the hiring of a company to improve the image of former president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
The Catalan police force arrived at the club on Monday to carry out a search and seize operation. The developments surround the so-called Barçagate scandal from last year, which saw club officials accused of orchestrating a smear campaign against players and coaches.
US golf legend Tiger Woods was recovering in a hospital Wednesday after surgery for serious leg injuries sustained in a car crash that law enforcement officials said he was lucky to survive.
Argentina’s health minister resigned late Friday after it emerged that friends of his had been able to skip the line for a Covid-19 vaccination.
The Benue state chapter of the PDP which took a swipe at the two personalities was reacting to statements by the duo at a decamping ceremony held in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital, where they alleged that governor Ortom’s achievements were nothing to write home about.
Peru’s health minister resigned Friday, state TV reported, amid a growing scandal over claims that former President Martin Vizcarra was vaccinated against Covid-19 before the jab was available to the public.
Adoke, in his petition dated February 5, claimed that the evidence presented against him at the Italian court was “forged” with the intent to interfere with the course of justice.
The National Youth Council Of Nigeria, NYCN, and some civil society organizations have given the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, a clean bill of health in alleged contract scam at the Federal University, Gusau.
The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Human Rights Matters, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, has debunked reports that he is indebted to defunct Oceanic Bank, Sterling Bank or any other bank.
Biden, sworn in along with Vice President Kamala Harris, in his inaugural address, spoke glowingly about the US democracy, tested to the limit by the acrimony over the outcome of the November 3, 2020, presidential election, saying finally, democracy prevailed.
The embezzlement trial of a woman with links to deposed Cardinal Angelo Becciu will start soon, Vatican judicial officials said on Monday, but it was not yet clear if the cardinal will also be tried.
Britain’s parliament called on Wednesday for the government to take action to end what lawmakers described as genocide in China’s Xinjiang region, stepping up pressure on ministers to go further in their criticism of Beijing.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, yesterday, inaugurated the newly asphalted 22.443km Neke-Mbu-Ogbodu Abba-Obollo Etti road which was awarded under the Phase one roads of the Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP-2) in the state.
Piqued by reports of a seized cargo ship that sailed from Nigeria with 7,200 refrigerated male organs found in 36 boxes labelled as plantain at Shanghai port, known as Red Market in China, the House of Representatives yesterday resolved to probe the circumstances of the development.
Security situation in the Ibarapa area of Oyo State heightened, yesterday, following the hijack of an 18-seater bus along Igboora-Eruwa road by gunmen, who abducted all passengers in the commercial bus.
Oil and gas training organisations in Nigeria lost about $2 billion between March 2020 and March 2021, due to the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses across the world.
The Ebonyi State government yesterday set up a panel of inquiry over the unauthorized release of 55 suspected warlords who were arrested in Effuim in Ohaukwu local government area of the state in the lingering communal clash between Effuim and Ezza Effuim communities.
The Police Command in Edo on Wednesday disclosed that no fewer than 332 suspects have been charged to courts in the last two months.
Chad’s longtime President Idriss Deby has died of wounds suffered on the front line in the country’s north, where he had gone to visit soldiers battling rebels, the armed forces said.
As part of its corporate social responsibilities (CSR), one of the Africa’s leading cement giant, BUA Cement, recently donated drugs worth N10 million to the host communities in Wamakko Local Government Area of Sokoto State.
Wilson Inalegwu, former assistant inspector-general, says regional security outfits like Amotekun and Ebube Agu should work under the supervision of the police to ensure effective “community policing”.