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Ondo guber: Group blames Senator over comments on PDP candidate

A pressure group within the Ondo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), The Peoples Advocate, has chastised the senator representing Ondo South Senatorial district, Nicholas Tofowomo, who accused the party’s governorship candidate, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, of being “the architect of his own defeat” in the last governorship election.
In a statement by Mr John Akpanudoedehe, Secretary of the Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) in Abuja, the APC noted that Bagudu had contributed to its growth and that of the PGF.

APC‘ll not to be distracted by PDP’s ranting – committee

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will not be distracted from its focus of delivering its campaign promises to Nigerians in spite of the numerous challenges.

Presidency: Why Nigerians won’t return PDP to power in 2023

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, has said that Nigerians will not welcome the Peoples Democratic Party into power in 2023.
President Goodluck Jonathan

2021: Nigerians must continue to hope – Ex-President Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians to continue to hope and strive for greater honour and glory, despite the challenges of COVID-19, insecurity and End SARS.

World Human Rights Day: NBA, lawyers lament Nigeria’s record under President Buhari

As nations across the world mark this year’s Human Rights Day, lawyers have lamented the increasing cases of human rights abuse under President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.

Nigerian government urged to ensure safe return of Benue IDPs to their homes

Benue State government has called on the federal government to do all in its power to ensure the safe return of the over 500,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) currently taking refuge in different camps across the state to their ancestral homes.
Amnesty International

Amnesty International releases findings on Mai-Kadra massacre

Scores of freshly-dug graves fill the church compound in Mai-Kadra. Shovels abandoned by weary hands are strewn on the dirt among empty cans of lemon air freshener that fail to mask the stench of death.
The Federal government on Thursday said CNN should be sanctioned over its report on the October 20 shooting incident at the Lekki Toll Plaza.

Coalition knocks CNN over report on Lekki shooting

Following its controversial report on the Lekki toll gate shooting in Lagos on October 20, Cable News Network (CNN) has been branded as the newest face of foreign destabilisation in Nigeria.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF reads riot act to coaches, agents, parents

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has issued a severe warning against dishonest dealings and sharp practices by player-managers, football agents, coaches and even parents of football players. In its zero tolerance for such practices, the Federation made it clear that it would not hesitate to go as far as prosecuting those who are found culpable.

Edo PDP slams APC over ‘sponsorship of thugs, cultists’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has slammed the All Progressives Congress (APC) over allegation of the Edo State Government giving out appointments to thugs and cultists to disrupt the forthcoming governorship election.
Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell

Spain lashes out at Donald Trump over Cuba, Venezuela

Spain’s foreign minister on Wednesday lashed out at Washington’s decision to lift a ban on lawsuits in US courts over property confiscated by Cuba, calling the move an “abuse of power” that would lead to a “legal battle”.
A poster of Spanish conservative People’s Party (PP) leader and candidate for prime minister Pablo Casado hangs outside the PP headquarters in Madrid after Spain held general elections on April 28, 2019. – Spaniards flocked to vote in a tense snap general election that could see the far-right make a dramatic entrance in parliament after more than four decades on the outer margins of politics. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP)

Spain premier touted as winner of polls marked by far-right emergence

Spain’s socialist prime minister was ahead in last-minute opinion polls Sunday in a tense snap general election likely to see the far-right make a dramatic entrance in parliament after decades on the margins of politics.

Indonesian judge jailed 8 years for corruption

An Indonesian Court on Monday sentenced a Constitutional Court judge to eight years in prison for corruption.

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

Nigeria’s central bank to stop exporters with unrepatriated proceeds from banking services

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed banks to deny exporters with unrepatriated export proceeds from accessing all banking services by January 31.
Malawi’s constitutional court on Monday ordered new elections after annulling the results of a vote that reelected President Peter Mutharika in May, citing widespread irregularities.

Malawi ex-president loses bid to unfreeze his accounts

Malawi's former President Peter Mutharika's quest to remove restrictions on his bank accounts which were frozen as part of a corruption investigation has ended in failure.
According to The Times, Tottenham Hotspur are interested in bringing Leicester City winger Demarai Gray to North London this summer as boss Jose Mourinho looks to strengthen his attack.

Crystal Palace pushing to sign Leicester’s Demarai Gray

The Sun says the Eagles will swoop for Gray as a replacement for Andros Townsend if he leaves this month — or at the end of his deal in the summer.
Sokratis Papastathopoulos is ready to walk away from Arsenal this summer if he does not figure in Mikel Arteta’s long-term plans.

Axed Arsenal defender agrees Olympiakos deal

Gazzetta dello Sport says Sokratis has pulled out of talks with Lazio to enter negotiations about a move to Olympiakos.
MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

MURIC calls for dialogue over tribal clashes

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called for dialogue over tribal clashes in Oyo State and appealed to the Federal Government to apply caution in handling the fragile situation.