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2019: Diaspora PDP garners support for Atiku Abubakar

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Diaspora has concluded arrangements to garner massive support for the party’s Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to ensure victory in 2019 General Elections.
Mimi Mefo

Cameroon drops fake news charges against Mimi Mefo

The Cameroon government has dropped charges of fake news levelled against a prominent TV journalist from an Anglophone region.
Mimi Mefo

Cameroon journalist freed after state security charge

A journalist and television presenter from Cameroon's restive anglophone region was released on Saturday after being detained on charges of "attacking state security", her employer said.
Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho awaits kick off in the Champions League group H football match between Manchester United and Juventus at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on October 23, 2018. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

FA appeals against decision to clear Jose Mourinho of foul language charge

The Football Association is appealing against the decision by an independent regulatory commission to clear Jose Mourinho of using foul language at the end of Manchester United’s Premier League match against Newcastle, the English game’s governing body announced Wednesday.

Uche Nwosu: Even Adams Oshiomole can’t stop my mandate

Former Chief of staff to Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, Mr. Uche Nwosu, yesterday said the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomole, cannot stop his 2019 governorship candidature for APC, in the state.
lion air crash

Search teams recover seats, wheels from Indonesia jet crash site

Seats, wheels and other parts of a crashed Indonesian Lion Air jet were hauled from the depths Friday, as authorities analysed black box data that may explain why the new plane plummeted into the Java Sea, killing 189 people.

PDP plans ward-to-ward campaign

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) plans to adopt an “aggressive” ward-to-ward campaign against the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Gunmen kill retired policeman in Abia

A retired policeman, Samuel Izuwa, was reportedly killed by gunmen at his village, Amaede, Isiala Ngwa South council area, Abia State.

Security beefed up in Ekiti for Kayode Fayemi’s inauguration

Preparations are in top gear towards the inauguration of Dr Kayode Fayemi as new governor of Ekiti State.
Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo, Ifeanyi Okowa canvass credible media coverage of 2019 elections

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday urged the Nigerian media to retain its credibility as an unbiased umpire in the coverage of the ongoing 2019 elections processes.
Baba Sala

Bukola Saraki: Baba Sala was a prolific artiste

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has described the late ace comedian, Moses Olaiya a.k.a. Baba Sala, as a prolific artiste who contributed immensely to the development of the nation’s movie industry in particular and arts and culture in general, during his lifetime.
Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji signs film deal with US agency

Nollywood Actress Genevieve Nnaji has signed a deal with United Talent Agency (UTA) for representation in film, TV and production.
Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal on course for Paris return – coach

Rafael Nadal’s coach Carlos Moya has indicated the world number one is targeting a return from injury next month at the Paris Masters.

Nigerian national sentenced to 18 years imprisonment for marrying South African to obtain citizenship

A Nigerian man identified as Chinedu Obasi, has been sentenced to 18 years in prison, after he was found guilty of marrying a South African lady to obtain citizenship but not living with her.
Naomi Osaka

Japan hails Naomi Osaka’s performance at US Open

Japan on Sunday hailed Naomi Osaka’s stunning upset against the legendary Serena Williams to win the US Open, giving the nation some rare good news after a summer of deadly natural disasters.

Court insists on order stopping increase of DSTV subscription tariffs

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has insisted that it’s ex-parte order restraining MultiChoice Nigeria Ltd from increasing the subscription tariffs for its cable television, DSTV, remains valid and subsists.

FC Ifeanyi Ubah boss admits indebtedness to players, blames LMC

Ifeanyi Ubah, President of Nnewi-based FC Ifeanyi Ubah, has admitted that the club was owing its players but said that their welfare was still being taken care of.

NBC to shut down debtor radio, television stations

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Monday said it would shut down radio and television stations owing the commission licensing fees.

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Muhammadu Buhari: Let anybody lead this country, not PDP

President Muhammadu Buhari has again faulted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for allegedly mismanaging the nation’s resources.
Mahmood Yakubu

INEC reaffirms commitment to deliver credible elections in 2019

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has reaffirmed the Commission’s commitment and determination to deliver credible elections in Nigeria in 2019, which will embody the concepts of inclusiveness, transparency and accountability, by also ensuring that established rules are fully, fairly and impartially enforced.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

Group accuses Atiku Abubakar of tax evasion, asks FIRS to release his record

The Committee for the Protection of Peoples Mandate (CPPM), an activist group, has demanded that the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) produce tax receipts belonging to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Court throws out contempt application against Lai Mohammed

Justice Mohammed Aikawa of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday dismissed a contempt application filed by a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, against Minister of Information Lai Mohammed over inclusion of her name in the ‘looters’ list.
Hafez Ghanem

World Bank grants Tanzania $300 million to support education sector

The World Bank on Friday said that it had granted $300 million to Tanzania to support its education sector, a statement from the country’s Directorate of Presidential Communication said.