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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.

Elections: Come to terms with your loss – BMO tells Atiku Abubakar

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.
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Abia to host maiden National Darts Championship in April

The Secretary of Nigeria Darts Federation, Etim Udokang, on Friday in Abuja said Abia has been picked to host the first edition of the National Darts Championship.

Onyeka Onwe emerges new Enugu Sports Club chairman

Mr Onyeka Onwe has emerged the new Chairman of Enugu Sports Club in an election conducted by the club on Thursday in the state.

Groups set fresh agenda for Governor Ikpeazu’s second tenure

Some stakeholders in Abia have called on Gov Okezie Ikpeazu to improve on his performance in his second tenure by concentrating on workers welfare and infrastructure development.
Abiola Ajimobi

Oyo government begins biometric data verification for retired teachers, local council workers

Oyo State Government has begun bio-metric data verification exercise for its retired primary school teachers and local government workers in the State in order to identify genuine pensioners and put an end to various abnormalities identified in the payment of ongoing gratuity to beneficiaries in the State.

Senators Uba, Umeh, 14 others file petitions at Anambra election tribunal

The senator representing Anambra South, Andy Uba, his younger brother, Chris Uba and Victor Umeh are among those who filed petitions challenging the outcomes of their various elections in the Anambra Election Petitions Tribunal as at March 19.

Tokyo Olympics: Nigeria Baseball and Softball team storms Ghana for qualifier

A 23-man contingent (20 players and 3 officials) of the Nigeria Baseball and Softball team departed the shores of the country on Tuesday for the West Zone 1 Olympics qualifier billed for Labone Senior High School, Accra, Ghana from March 22 to 24, 2019.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union on Wednesday before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Theresa May seeks Brexit delay to June 30 with option of two-year extension

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, will write to the EU on Tuesday to ask for a Brexit extension until the end of June and with a possible two-year delay, the BBC’s political editor said.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCT to partner French embassy on French language study

Dr Bala Mohammed, the Secretary for Education in the Federal Capital Territory, has pledged the administration’s commitment to partnering the French embassy in reinforcing and consolidating the teaching and learning of French in schools.
President Buhari receives in Congratulatory Visit Members of the Traditional Rulers Council in State House on 5th Mar 2019-2

Committee to outline fresh policies for President Buhari’s second term begins work

A head of the formal inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, a committee to aid the administration deliver on fresh mandates and policy have been constituted and has commenced work.
No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

Rescue efforts on-going at collapsed building site in Ibadan

No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

Benue elections: Emmanuel Jime respects INEC decision

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State and its governorship candidate, Emmanuel Jime, have aligned with the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declaring the March 9 Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Benue inconclusive in line with electoral guidelines.
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Plateau APC lawmaker dies hours after re-election

Lawmaker representing Pengana Constituency in the Plateau State House of Assembly, Ezekiel Afon, has died hours after he was re-elected to represent the constituency.

Agitation for Senate Presidency begins, as forum drums support for Senator Lawan

With the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in control of more than two-thirds of the members of the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly by virtue of the recent elections, agitation for who will emerge the next Senate President appears to have begun.
A man gets his thumb marked to indicate he has voted at one of the polling unit in Lagos on March 9, 2019. – Nigerians are voting for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence. Elections for governors are being held in 29 of Nigeria’s 36 states, for all state assemblies, plus the administrative councils in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

Osun elections: Ex-NAN editor wins Olorunda assembly seat

Kunle Akande, a former Editor of the News Agency of Nigeria, has emerged the winner of Osun State House of Assembly election held on Saturday to represent Olorunda State Constituency.

Sokoto elections: APC alleges police attack on party secretary, others

The Sokoto State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that the state secretary of the party has been attacked by officers of the Special Protection Unit of the State police command.
Abiola Ajimobi

Oyo government pays workers’ promotion entitlements

The Oyo State Government on Friday disclosed that it has commenced the payment of the financial benefits for workers in line with the 2012 – 2016 promotion exercise as recommended by the Technical Committee set up by the governor on February 14, 2019.

INEC omits APC guber candidate in Enugu

All Progressives Congress ( APC ) may not field a governorship candidate in Enugu after all for the February 9 gubernatorial election.

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Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has given reasons why he instructed his players not to negotiate for anything other than the three points against the Pirates of Seychelles in Friday’s AFCON qualifier.

Gernot Rohr: Why I instructed Super Eagles to beat Seychelles

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has given reasons why he instructed his players not to negotiate for anything other than the three points against the Pirates of Seychelles in Friday’s AFCON qualifier.
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Fertility app ‘Dot’ found effective as other family planning methods

Results of a first-of-its-kind prospective study with a family planning app find it to be as effective as other modern methods for avoiding an unplanned pregnancy.

Akwa Ibom elections: Police arrest 42 persons for electoral offences

The police in Akwa Ibom said 42 persons have been arrested for electoral offences in the state during the just concluded general elections.
Super Eagles’ Ahmed Musa has criticised the criteria used in the selection of the BBC African Player of the Year nominees and has termed it all politics.

AFCONQ: Nigeria beat Seychelles 3-1 to finish top of Group E

Nigeria’s Super Eagles yesterday at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba defeated Seychelles 3-1 to finish top of Group E in their final AFCON 2019 qualifiers.

Police arrest guards over killing of colleague while on duty

A security guard at a bakery on Tunji Adebayo Street, Fagba Bus Stop, Lagos, Stanley Eke, has been murdered on the premises of the firm one week after he was employed.