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Osun, Oyo renew rivalry war on LAUTECH ownership

Tension has gripped staff and students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomosho over renewed joint ownership crisis brewing in the management and funding of the university.
Tension heightened on Sunday in the Johannesburg Central Business District in South Africa following fresh protests by a group which has been demanding that foreigners leave the country.

Xenophobia: Armed South African youths renew calls for foreigners to leave

Tension heightened on Sunday in the Johannesburg Central Business District in South Africa following fresh protests by a group which has been demanding that foreigners leave the country.
Frodd

BBNaija: Frodd irritates me – Mercy

Tension is running high in the Big Brother Naija house and this much was apparent on this week’s episode of Showmax’s Hot Room.
Gareth Bale’s agent has reiterated that the Wales international will not be leaving Real Madrid on loan, despite speculation building regarding an imminent move away from the Santiago Bernabeu.

Gareth Bale: I’ll outlast Zinedine Zidane

Gareth Bale has not given up on his Real Madrid career as he believes that he can outlast boss Zinedine Zidane, according to a report.
Simon Lalong

Governor Lalong urged to be proactive, honest in governance

Catholic Arch Bishop of Jos, Most Rev Ignatious Kaigama, has tasked Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong to be proactive, committed and honest in governance.
The US government has approved the deployment of a Patriot missile defence battery and another war ship to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the US and Iran.

US sends Patriot missiles, war ship to Middle East to deter Iran

The US government has approved the deployment of a Patriot missile defence battery and another war ship to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the US and Iran.

Gerard Pique tells off Catalonia supporters for insulting Spain, calls for respect

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique shouted down fans of the Catalonia regional team for insulting anti-Spain chants during a friendly against Venezuela on Monday, and then urged citizens of the region to “preach by example”.

Benue elections: PDP accuses soldiers of brutality, electoral violence

Leaders of the People’s Democratic Party ( PDP ) in Apa Ward, Ado Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State have appealed to the State Police Commissioner over the alleged assault and intimidation of their members during the March 9 governorship election by soldiers on the orders of one Agbese Philip.
One Indian fighter jet pilot was allegedly captured after his plane was shot down [Aijaz Rahi-AP]

Ministry: Pakistan shoots down two Indian fighter jets

Pakistan confirmed on Wednesday that it had carried out air raids in Indian-administered Kashmir and shot down two Indian jets in its own airspace, capturing one of the pilots as tensions escalate a day after India bombed targets in Pakistan.

Tension in Benue over non declaration of National Assembly results

Tension is seriously building in Benue over the non-declaration of the National Assembly election results in Benue North West and Benue North East senatorial districts three days after the elections were concluded.
Tension is mounting at the Chinese manmade island of Mischief Reef in the South China Sea as two U.S. guided-missile destroyers sailed near the area considered to have stirred several territorial conflicts in the region

US Navy warships cause tension in South China Sea

Tension is mounting at the Chinese manmade island of Mischief Reef in the South China Sea as two U.S. guided-missile destroyers sailed near the area considered to have stirred several territorial conflicts in the region
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has petitioned France, Germany, European Union, United States of America and United Kingdom over alleged undemocratic actions and infractions of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Atiku Abubakar: President Buhari abusing instrument of state

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of abusing the instrument of state in his unilateral suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnogen.

Senator Nwobodo: Why I left APC

Chief Jim Nwobodo, former Governor of old Anambra State says he left the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to toe the line already taken by Ohaneze Ndigbo.

Environmental activist condemns attack on oil facility in Bayelsa

A Niger Delta environmental activist, Comrade Sheriff Mulade, has condemned the recent attacks on Conoil facility in Koluama, Bayelsa State.
NSCDC

NSCDC bans cattle rearing near FADAMA farms in Ekiti

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, Ekiti State command, has banned herders in the state from rearing their cattle near FADAMA farms to forestall tension and death that could arise from clashes between cattle rearers and farm owners.
Abel Afolayan

Pensioners caution politicians against compromising national stability

Leadership of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has warned politicians against antics that are capable of breaching peace and stability of the country, especially in the run down to the 2019 general elections.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Tension in Delta over oil pipeline surveillance contract

Tension has started building up in Delta State due to the decision of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to award oil infrastructure surveillance contract to Ocean Marine Solution Limited contrary to extant rules.

PDP urges National Assembly to investigate growing extra-judicial killings

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the National Assembly and other relevant bodies to immediately open a system-wide investigation into all violations leading to loss of lives and property across the country.

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