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INEC withdraws return certificate from President Buhari’s ex-aide

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday issued a Certificate of Return for the House of Representatives seat in Sumaila/Takai Federal Constituency of Kano to Shamsuddeen Dambazau, son of the Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazau.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

President Buhari’s re-election: A choice of light over darkness – APC

The United Kingdom chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 election as the choice of light over darkness.

Anambra offers automatic employment to physically challenged couple

Anambra state government has offered automatic employment to a physically challenged couple, Mr. Ndubueze Ezemba and Mrs. Comfort Ezemba.
Yekini Nabena

APC: Nigeria bigger than Ayo Adebanjo

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday said Nigeria was bigger than Chief Ayo Adebanjo, elder statesman and one of the leaders of

Presidency: We won’t respond to Ayo Adebanjo

The presidency on Wednesday said it will not comment on the remarks made by Chief c, elder statesman and Afenifere leader that he will not recognise President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of the 2019 presidential election until the courts declares him as the winner.
Zainab Aliyu

Why Zainab Habib was freed by Saudi authorities

Nigerian student, Zainab Habib Aliyu, was yesterday released by Saudi Arabian authorities four months after she was arrested over alleged drug trafficking, which carries capital punishment in the kingdom.

Three killed in fresh Kaduna attacks

The Kaduna State Government yesterday announced the imposition of 24-hour curfew on Kasuwan Magani area of Kajuru Local Government Area of the state.
CAJAAH Mass Housing Estate, Orozo, Abuja

Nasarawa government takes over CAJAAH Housing Estate over ownership crisis

The Nasarawa State Government has directed the Nasarawa State Urban Development Board (NUDB), Development Control Department to take over the management of CAJAAH Mass Housing Estate, Orozo, Abuja over ownership and management crisis.
National Universities Commission (NUC),

WASU urges NUC to accredit community science course in universities

The West Africa Students’ Union (WASU) has urged the National Universities Commission (NUC) to allow Nigerian Universities to award bachelor degrees on Community Health Science.

Ondo government vows to sanction petrol dealers for hoarding

Ondo State Government has vowed to sanction any petrol dealer that attempt to hoard petroleum products especially Premium motor Spirit (PMS) in the state.

Teenager wins SDGs Maths competition

A teenager, Tochukwu Ndukwe, 13, from Federal Government Girls College (FGGC) Leeja, Nsukka, Enugu State, on Wednesday emerged the overall winner of the Nigerian Mathematics Queen Competition for 2018.
Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Adamawa governor-elect constitutes 65 member transition committee

Adamawa State Governor-elect, Ahmadu Fintiri, on Monday constituted 65 Member Transition Committee, to ensure smooth handing over and taking over administration in the state. The committee has Aliyu Ismaila Numan, former Permanent Secretary, Ministry of...
Ovie Omo-Agege

Senator Omo-Agege: Appeal Court has not voided my election

Senator representing Delta Central, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has dismissed insinuations that the Court of Appeal has voided his election and that of all candidates of the All Progressives Congress in the just concluded general elections, saying the court was yet to determine the appeal against the judgement of the Federal High Court in Asaba.
Doyin Okupe

N200 minion fraud: EFCC witness denies signing letter of payment for Doyin Okupe’s programme

Sola Atere, an EFCC witness, in the ongoing trial of Doyin Okupe, on Wednesday told the Federal High Court Abuja that he did not sign any budget proposal for the programme “Insight” on the Nigeria Television Authority, (NTA).

Official: Erring N-Power volunteers get 45 days notice to ‘repent’

Mr Afolabi Imoukhuede, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on Job Creation and Youth Empowerment, said the scheme had devised a means of detecting erring volunteers.

Justice Onnoghen: US, UK, EU reactions hasty, mistaken – Presidency

The Presidency on Sunday heavily criticised the United States, the United Kingdom and the European Union for voicing their opposition against the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, without allegedly following due process of law.
Doyin Okupe

EFCC arraigns Doyin Okupe over N702 million alleged fraud

Doyin Okupe, a former Senior Special Assistant to the erstwhile president, Goodluck Jonathan, was arraigned on Monday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a 59-count charge bordering on “money laundering and criminal diversion of funds” to the tune of N702,000, 000.
Officials of NCWS and MFB Nigeria at the flag-off of “My Food Bank Managers” training in Abuja.

Food security: 500 persons trained on meal distribution programme

The National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) and My Food Bank (MFB) Nigeria, have trained 500 persons on meal distribution mechanism as part of measures to address food security challenges.

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Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run her last 800-metres today before the International Association of Athletics Federations imposes hugely controversial new rules limiting testosterone in female athletes.

Caster Semenya to return to track in 2,000 metres race in France

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run in the 2,000 metres in a meeting held in the Paris suburbs on June 11, the organisers said on Friday.
Lagos State Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu was at a special reception organised by Kings’s Court Chapel for the Ogun State Govenor-elect Prince Dapo Abiodun on Sunday. 1

Babajide Sanwo-Olu: My administration will be hardworking

The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday said he would work assiduously to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of the state.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has praised Ajax's Andre Onana for his impressive displays between the sticks this season.

Manuel Neuer: Ajax’s Andre Onana deserved to be in Champions League final

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has praised Ajax's Andre Onana for his impressive displays between the sticks this season.

Boko Haram kills 25 soldiers, civilians in an ambush in Borno

Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP congratulates Zamfara governor-elect, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Zamfara State governor-elect, Bello Matawalle, and all federal and state legislators-elect on their victory in the 2019 general elections.