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Kogi governor, police chief must produce Salome Abuh’s killers – women coalition

A coalition of women organisations have called on Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to fish out killers of Acheju Salome Abuh, said to a woman leader of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

We’ve paid millions as ransom just to get medication across to Ibraheem El-Zakzaky –...

The family of Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), has alleged that a heavy ransom has been paid to get medication across to him.

Governor Bello: A little violence is not enough to discredit Kogi election

The re-elected Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, on Tuesday reacted to his victory at the just-concluded election which he described as free and fair.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Technology responsible for gradual loss of family bond – FCT residents

Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have complained that technology was responsible for the gradual loss of family bond.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: They gave him a false sense of hope

After the Supreme Court threw out the legal challenge by Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on the February 2019 presidential poll last week, two things flashed across my mind. One was a song, the other, a quote from William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, which I’d read over 40 years ago.

CAF in dirty fight with marketing partners over billion dollar deal

African football’s ruling body (CAF) and Lagardere Sports are in tough battle after the federation had scrapped a $1 billion television and marketing rights deal with the organisation in the wake of separate judgments that it breached competition rules.
In nearby Vinto, an opposition mob stormed the municipal headquarters and dragged the mayor, Patricia Arce, into the street before setting the building ablaze.

Mob attacks Bolivian mayor with paint, cuts hair

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales condemned Thursday an attack on a female mayor in which an opposition mob forcibly cut her hair, covered her in paint and marched her barefoot through the streets.
Tanitoluwa Adewumi, age 8, skidded around the empty apartment, laughing excitedly, then leapt onto his dad’s back. “I have a home!” he said in wonderment. “I have a home!”

Trevor Noah to produce film on 8-year-old Nigerian chess prodigy

Television host and comedian, Trevor Noah is developing a film about Tanitoluwa ‘Tani’ Adewumi, the eight-year-old Nigerian chess prodigy.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court remands Kwara TV chief over land fraud

The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday 6th of November 2019 arraigned the General Manager of Kwara State Television Authority, Alhaji Abdulfatai Adewale Adebowale on a six count charge bordering on practices.
A fire erupted in a train carriage after a gas canister passengers were using to cook breakfast exploded, near the town of Rahim Yar Khan.

Death toll in Pakistan train explosion, fire reaches 74, scores injured

The number of passengers who died after a train exploded and caught fire in south-eastern Pakistan has reached 74 on Thursday with about three dozens wounded, officials said.
A fire erupted in a train carriage after a gas canister passengers were using to cook breakfast exploded, near the town of Rahim Yar Khan.

At least 65 killed in Pakistan train fire

At least 65 people were killed and dozens injured after cooking gas cylinders exploded on a train packed with religious pilgrims in Pakistan on Thursday, authorities said.
First Lady of Lagos State and Chairman, Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO), Dr. (Mrs) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu and other COWLSO members addressing journalists during a Pre-Event press briefing for the 2019 National Women’s Conference at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, the Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, on Friday, October 11, 2019.

COWLSO: Maternal mortality as national emergency

The Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO) on Thursday described the country’s high maternal mortality rate as a national emergency and urged the Federal Government and governments across all states of the federation to see it as such and prioritise it.
Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, speaks to supporters during a “Team Trudeau 2019” Rally at the Woodward’s Atrium in Vancouver B.C. on October 20, 2019. (Photo by Don MacKinnon - AFP)

Justin Trudeau’s Liberal party wins Canada’s election

Television projections declared the Liberals winners or leading in 157 of the nation’s 338 electoral districts, versus 121 for his main rival Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives, after polling stations across six time zones closed.
Mr Ben Akabueze, the Director General Budget Office, says the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari tagged the “Budget of Growth and Job Creation” clearly defines its objectives.

Budget: Federal government urged harmonise development plan with states

Reacting to the 2020 budget of Federal Government and its national development plan proposal, Ayobami Oyalowo, an economic analyst, has suggested that the national planning document be made simple and also beharmony with the states.
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Zamfara governor appoints press secretary

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has approved the appointment of Jamilu-IIiyasu Birnin-Magaji as his Press Secretary.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva, yesterday disclosed that the federal government plans to conduct oil blocks bid rounds in 2020.

Federal government to conduct fresh oil blocks bid rounds in 2020 – minister

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva, yesterday disclosed that the federal government plans to conduct oil blocks bid rounds in 2020.

ECOWAS Court president appeal member states on enforcement of its judgments

Justice Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has appealed to member states to enforce judgment passed by the Court, an issue he noted was a major challenge of the Court.
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#BBNaija: Tacha speaks on disqualification

Tacha, who was disqualified from the Big Brother Naija House on Friday after fighting with with Mercy, another housemate in the season four of the television reality show programme has apologised to her fans.

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Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

Kogi elections: Coalition urges INEC to create more polling units

A Coalition of Accredited Domestic Election Observers for Kogi governorship election has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to create more polling units across the country.
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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp sweating on Mo Salah’s fitness ahead of Palace trip

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp faces an anxious wait over the fitness of forward Mohamed Salah as the Premier League leaders prepare for a trip to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC: How Kwara ex-commissioner, lawmakers ‘shared N5 billion’

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is currently drilling a former member of the Kwara state House of Assembly Hon Moshood Bakare and ex-chairman of the state Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) Prof Muritala Awodun, over the alleged missing KWIRS five billion Naira money.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

President Buhari, APC governors to meet in Jos

President Muhammadu Buhari will arrive Jos, the Plateau State capital for a two-day meeting with governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress.
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Bayelsa guber: Reps member tells Governor Dickson to go to court

The House of Representatives member representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli, has advised Governor Henry Seriake Dickson to be a good sportsman and accept the defeat suffered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.