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Super Falcons skipper Onome Ebi has wishes Barcelona Ladies forward Asisat Oshoala best of luck ahead of UEFA Women’s Champions League final with Lyon on Saturday evening in Budapest.

Tokyo 2020: Onome Ebi raps NFF over Falcons’ ouster

Super Falcons defender Onome Ebi says she is yet to come to terms with Nigeria’s ouster from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, even as she frowned at the shenanigans that surrounded the resignation of Swede coach Thomas Dennerby.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: APC’s insult on former President Jonathan misdirected, unwarranted

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the invective directed at former President Goodluck Jonathan by the All Progressives Congress (APC) was misdirected and unwarranted.
Marc Adebesin, Publicity Director of UK Nollywood Producers Guild, in a statement listed the films by different directors as “Dear Bayo by Inoh Umoren”, “Nimbe by Seun Dania”, “The Birth by Abbey Lanre” and “Last Request by James Abinibi“, “A date with my husband by Okey Zubelu” and “Kissing Shadow by Chinedu Omorie”.

Six Nollywood movies nominated for 2019 UK film festival award

Six movies have been selected for honours at the final of the 2019 UK Nollywood Film Festival (UKNFF), organised by the UK Nollywood Producers Guild.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: I bear no grudge against Segun Oni

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti says he has no grudge against his predecessor, Chief Segun Oni, for challenging his election victory in court.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Osun guber: Senator Adeleke’s tribunal victory triumph of people’s will – PDP

The People’s Democratic Party ( PDP ) has hailed the verdict of the Osun State Governorship election tribunal, which upheld the victory of its candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, describing the judgement as a victory for democracy and triumph of the will of the people.

Ex-Governor Fayose reacts to Ekiti election tribunal judgement

Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has declared that he is not surprised by a tribunal verdict on the petition filed by the PDP and its candidate, Prof Kolapo Olusola, saying that “the judgment was already in the public domain and celebrated by the APC more than a week before today.”
Lanre Issa-Onilu.

APC: Atiku Abubakar showing early depression, frustration signs

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that Nigerians won’t be fooled by its rapacious gang.PDP
Oby Ezekwesili

2019: Oby Ezekwesili kicks as service chiefs attend Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign launch

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has protested against the presence of top military and security officers at the launch of the All Progressive Congress 2019 presidential election campaign.
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WhatsApp bans more than 100,000 accounts in Brazil election

WhatsApp has banned hundreds of thousands of accounts in Brazil as the Facebook Inc. messaging service struggles to contain political shenanigans ahead of a runoff election in Latin America’s largest country.

PENGASSAN urges federal government, states, private sector to resolve issues on minimum wage before...

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria has urged the Federal, state governments and the organised private sector to resolve the differences in the ongoing negotiation for a new national minimum wage.

NFF: Football enthusiasts rejoice with Amaju Pinnick on his re-election

Some football enthusiasts have congratulated Amaju Pinnick on his re-election as the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), saying it was a deserved victory.
Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu: SANs dodging taxes, impeding anti-graft war

Mr Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, listed how some Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) have been frustrating the battle against corruption, accusing many of them of refusal to pay taxes from the humongous fees they received from clients.

INEC: Why we suspended Rivers by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it suspended the by-elections of the Port Harcourt state constituency III because of widespread violence and electoral fraud allegedly aided and abetted by security agencies.
Yekini Nabena

Rivers by-election: APC hails electorate for defending their votes

The All Progressives Congress has applauded Rivers State electorate for bravely defending their votes despite the violence and snatching of electoral materials at last Saturday’s by-election.

PDP plans to rig Osun guber poll – APC

The All Progressives Congress has raised the alarm over what it alleged was an open declaration by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party to rig the Osun governorship election.
Yekini Nabena

Osun guber: APC seeks probe of PDP for allegedly cloning PVCs

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has urged security agencies and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to probe the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for allegedly planning to scuttle next month’s governorship election in Osun state as well as reportedly cloning some Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

EFCC: We’re not working with Senator Saraki to undermine President Buhari

The Economics and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied acting out any script by Senate President Bukola Saraki.

AMCON: Lagos APC faction urges President Buhari to stop plot against Muiz Banire

The Fouad Oki faction of the Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to quash a plot to stop the party’s former national legal adviser, Dr. Muiz Banire, from being confirmed by the Senate as the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) chairman.

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The Hon. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (Fourth from right), serving as a panellist at the 11th Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa (Investour) in Madrid, Spain, on Thursday

Minister woos investors to Nigeria’s creative industry

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has urged investors to take advantage of the burgeoning opportunities in the nation’s Creative Industry, which he described as the fastest growing sector of the nation’s economy, in terms of business opportunities, employment, earnings and entertainment.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Amotekun: Ibadan union backs Southwest governors

Ibadan Progressive Union has commended the courage of the six governors of the South West states and their determination to secure Yorubaland through the collaborative initiative.

Court remands 25-year old man for certificate forgery

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun State on Thursday remanded a 25-year-old man, Oyeniyi Oluwasegun, for allegedly forging a certificate of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife to perpetrate fraud.
The Chief Whip of Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Olafisoye Akinmoyede, has exonerated himself from the killing of a member of the House of Representatives, Mr Temitope Olatoye.

Court discharges ex-Oyo lawmaker, three others accused of killing Reps member

A High Court sitting in Ibadan on Thursday discharged and acquitted former Oyo State House of Assembly Chief Whip, Olafisoye Akinmoyede, and three others charged with the murder of a member of the House of Representatives, Temitope Olatoye, popularly known as Sugar.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Federal government, Delta partner on methanol fuel production

The Delta State government said it would partner the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology on Methanol fuel production.