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Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara APC leaders indict governor in party crisis

Some members of the executive council of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State have indicted Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of being behind the protracted crisis of the party in the state.

PDP Reps caucus expresses displeasure over handling of Kano deaths

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives have expressed displeasure over the health crisis and mysterious deaths in Kano State.
Rangers’ Interim Chairman, Douglas Park, attempted to discuss this evidence with SPFL chief executive, Neil Doncaster, who initially refused to do so.

Rangers want Scottish league chief axed over controversial vote

Rangers have demanded SPFL chief executive Neil Doncaster be suspended over the controversial vote about how to end the season amid the coronavirus crisis.
Kannywood actress, Maryam Booth, has accused her former lover, Ibrahim Rufai, of leaking her nude video on social media.

Actress Maryam Booth threatens to sue ex-lover over nude video

Kannywood actress, Maryam Booth, has accused her former lover, Ibrahim Rufai, of leaking her nude video on social media.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

MURIC: Amotekun should not target any group for victimization

THE Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) yesterday advised the South-west states Governors that the new security organization code name Amotekun should not lean towards any religion or target any ethnic group for victimization.
President Muhammadu Buhari has alerted of the threat that the Libyan instability is losing to lives in the Sahel and the Sub-Sahara Africa. 4

ECOWAS: President Buhari advocates security partnership to check cross-border terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday stressed the need for an enduring security partnership among member countries of the ECOWAS to confront and defeat the evil of cross-border terrorism. He spoke at the 56th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority Heads of State and Government in Abuja.
Segun Osoba

Segun Osoba rejects controversial social media bill

A former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba, has vehemently kicked against the controversial social media bill in its entirety.
Ashley Young made four errors in 15 seconds in the build-up to Lionel Messi's first goal

Manchester United condemn racist abuse of Ashley Young

Manchester United said they "will take the strongest possible action" they can after defender Ashley Young was racially abused on Twitter.
US President Donald Trump on Friday urged China to abolish tariffs on agricultural products imported from the United States — adding that trade talks between the rival powers were going well.

Donald Trump slammed for ‘silence’ on white supremacist threat

Democrats led by an Arab-American lawmaker attacked President Donald Trump’s “silence” on the rise of white supremacy Sunday as reaction to the New Zealand mosque massacre spilled into a heated US debate over religious and racial bigotry.

My wife causing crises in my ministry – Cleric tells court

A 51-year-old Pastor, Rotimi Michael, has told an Oke-Ogbere Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve his 11- year-old marriage to his wife, Dolapo, alleging that she is destroying his ministry as a cleric.
Rilwan Adesoji Akanbi

Senator Akanbi lambasts Governor Ajimobi for destroying billboards, arresting workers

The lawmaker representing Oyo South Senatorial District, Senator Adesoji Akanbi, has called on the people of Oyo South and Oyo State, in general, to stand up and fight to protect their civic rights, which the ruling party has begun to infringe upon.

Gabon’s Ali Bongo to move from Riyadh to Rabat ‘to convalesce’

Gabon's Ali Bongo, who has spent a month in treatment at a Saudi hospital, will be transferred next week to Rabat to convalesce, a presidential source told AFP on Friday.

Dino Melaye: APC will use intimidation to silence opposition in 2019

Senator Dino Melaye, Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) would employ the use of fear and intimidation to silence the opposition parties during the electioneering campaigns.
US Vice President Mike Pence (R) and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi arrive for a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Singapore on November 14, 2018. (Photo by Bernat Armangue / POOL / AFP)

Mike Pence takes Aung San Suu Kyi to task over Myanmar treatment of Rohingya

The violence which drove 700,000 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar into Bangladesh was "without excuse", US Vice President Mike Pence told Aung San Suu Kyi in stinging comments on a summit sideline on Wednesday.
Sheikh Ali Salman

Bahrain opposition leaders get life term over Qatar spying case

Bahrain's appeals court has sentenced three senior members of the country's opposition movement to life in prison over charges of spying for neighbouring Qatar, according to a statement from the public prosecutor.

NAPTIP: Raping of minors, abuse of helpless Nigerian children must stop

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says unpleasant raping of minors and abuse of helpless Nigerian children in the country must stop.

Biafra agitators raise the alarm over Operation Python Dance 3

Some Biafra agitators have raised the alarm over alleged plans by the military to commence Operation Python Dance 3 in five states of the South East.
President Donald Trump previously threatened Iranian President Hassan Rouhani with an all-caps tweet. - Saul Loeb-AFP-Getty Images

Donald Trump social media ‘censorship’ claim is fake but widely believed

There is little evidence to back up Donald Trump’s persistent claim that social media firms “silence” or “censor” conservatives, but the notion has nonetheless gathered widespread acceptance among his considerable following.

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The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has announced the easing of lockdown in the state despite rising numbers of the coronavirus.

Governor Ganduje: We are winning against coronavirus

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the state is recording successes in the COVID-19 response aimed at stemming the further spread of the pandemic.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Coronavirus spike sparks anxiety in Bayelsa

The Acting Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Daniel Alabrah, quoted him as expressing deep concern over the fatality rate of 6.5% the state has recorded so far, which, according to him, is higher than the national average of 2.5%.
Bukola Saraki

Senator Saraki knocks APC for linking him with Hushpuppi

A former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has described as irresponsible and cheap politics, a statement credited to the All Progressives Congress, which tried to link him with a cyber-crime suspect, Ramon Abbas aka Hushpuppi, who was recently arrested in the United Arab Emirates and extradited to the United States.
As children across Nigeria join their world counterparts to celebrate Children’s Day, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on parents, community leaders, teachers and all involved in children’s upbringing to take mentoring seriously and provide them with a good leadership example.

Gombe inaugurates 10-man committee on reopening of school

Gombe State Government has inaugurated a 10-man committee on the reopening of schools for graduating pupils and students across the state as directed by the PTF on COVID-19.

President Buhari, APC killing Nigerians with taxes – PDP chairman

National chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has chided President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, for what he called the overburdening of Nigerians with taxes and tariffs since assuming office in 2015.