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The Board of Governors of International School, Ibadan (ISI), University of Ibadan, has declared that the two weeks suspension of a female Muslim student, Miss Ikhlass Olasubomi Badiru, has nothing to do with wearing of Hijab.

Group seeks meritocracy for appointment of UI VC

A group, Coalition for Autonomy of Universities in Nigeria (CAUN), says that the University of Ibadan deserves nothing but the best in human management at its helm of affairs.
Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, said Tuesday that he will pick his running mate next week for the November election against President Donald Trump.

Joe Biden, Donald Trump scramble to replan nomination speeches

The US election plunged deeper into unprecedented territory Wednesday when challenger Joe Biden announced he would accept his nomination virtually and President Donald Trump suggested breaking tradition by holding his own ceremony at the White House.

CAS task NAF cadets on core values of integrity, service before self

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, has tasked cadets of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on core values of integrity, first excellence in all they do and service before self.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Eid-el-Kabir: Kano government frees 43 prison inmates

In line with its established tradition, Kano state government has released 43 inmates from different Kano Correctional Centes in the spirit of the Sallah celebrations.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Edo guber: Comrade Oshiomhole can’t sell a bad product – Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Chairman of the PDP Edo State Governorship Campaign Council, has described Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Edo State governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, as a bad product which cannot be sold to the good and discerning people of Edo State.

Newcastle United takeover off as Saudi-led consortium pulls out

A consortium led by the Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund (PIF) has pulled out of their bid to buy Newcastle United.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Edo guber: Comrade Oshiomole’s u-turn on Osagie Ize-Iyamu a great insult on Edo people...

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer in the forth coming Governorship election in Edo state, Governor Godwin Obaseki, has no opponent.
Italian Police Sicily

Italian police bust Nigerian confraternity, arrest 15 members

Operatives of the Italian Police Force known as Polizia di Stato have arrested no fewer than 15 Nigerians and members of the ‘Eiye’ confraternity.
Picture taken on September 27, 2019 shows the facade of the Islamic boarding school where over 300 students of 'different nationalities' were rescued in Rigasa area of Kaduna, in northern Nigeria. STR-AFP

Coronavirus spurs crackdown on Nigeria Quran schools where children fend for themselves

Two dozen boys read verses of the Quran aloud on the dilapidated veranda of one of the thousands of informal Islamic schools studding northern Nigeria's biggest city Kano.

Former ASUU chairman, professors disown union over UNILAG pro-chancellor

Some lecturers at the University of Lagos, including a former Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Ayo Olowe have the threat by the union against the Pro-Chancellor, Dr Wale Babalakin does not represent the collective will of the majority of academic staff and other stakeholders of the University.
BBNaija season 5 will be broadcast live and 24-7 on DStv channel 198 and GOtv Max and Jolli packages on channel 29, with the live eviction shows and weekly highlights aired on Africa Magic Showcase, Africa Magic Urban and Africa Magic Family.

BBNaija new housemates in isolation ahead of show’s premier

Organisers of the reality show, Big Brother Naija, say all new members of the show are currently in isolation ahead of the July 19, 2020 premier of Season 5.
The church of Prophet Ilias is illuminated during the Good Friday procession of the Epitaphios, held without worshippers near the port town of Lavrio about 75 kilometers south of Athens on April 17, 2020.

Lockdown weighs heavily on Orthodox Christians during Easter

For Orthodox Christians, this is normally a time of reflection and mourning followed by joyful release, of centuries-old ceremonies steeped in symbolism and tradition.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has broken his silence over the heated reactions generated by his statement over the Mayegun title he conferred on the fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, stating that the context through which he made the statement should be understood.

Ekiti Obas: Why I wrote Governor Fayemi – Alaafin

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, has revealed why he wrote a letter to the Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, on the Pelu Pelu Obas, charging traditional rulers to henceforth come together and identify with one another in order to protect the traditional institution as contained in their oath during installation rites.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Deposed Emir Sanusi’s lawyers to challenge banishment

The legal team of the deposed Emir Muhammadu Sanusi of Kano led by Abubakar Mahmoud has said it would challenge the banishment of Sanusi to Loko local government in Nasarawa State.
Aminu Ado Bayero

Kano elder urges residents to accept new Emir, pray for axed Sanusi

A Kano Elder, Alhaji Muhammad Abbas, has advised residents to accept the new Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Bayero.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Ousted Emir Sanusi arrives Nasarawa

Dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has arrived Nasarawa State where he has been sent on exile.

Kano: Why Muhammadu Sanusi was dethroned as emir

Among the reasons stated were alleged insubordination, refusal to attend official meetings and breach of Kano Emirate Law.

Kano Assembly in rowdy session over dethronement of Emir Sanusi

Members of the Kano State House of Assembly have on Monday engaged in a free for all fight over a plan to submit a report recommending investigation over an alleged violation of culture, tradition and religion by Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sunusi II.

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All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: PDP should allow Edo residents vote in peace

The All Progressives Congress has urged the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State to allow citizens and residents to exercise their franchise in the forthcoming governorship election slated for September 19th, without fear of intimidation.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is prepared to sell ten players this summer.

Chelsea manager set to sell ten players this summer

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is prepared to sell ten players this summer.
Clemens Westerhof

Clemens Westerhof expects victory in court against Jo Bonfrere on match-fixing allegation

Dutchman Clemens Westerhof is determined to clear his name of the match-fixing allegations levelled against him by his former assistant in Super Eagles, Johannes Bonfrere.
Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen says he’s delighted to be joining Napoli and can’t wait to make his first appearance for the Club.

Napoli’s Victor Osimhen aiming to win the Capocannoniere – agent

William D'Avila, the agent of Napoli forward Victor Osimhen, has admitted that the Nigerian has set sights on winning the Capocannoniere award for the highest goalscorer in Serie A.
1. Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mai Mala Buni, on Friday said that President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the governorship candidate of the party in the September 19 elections, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Governor Ganduje: Godwin Obaseki has failed woefully

The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Friday alleged that his counterpart in Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has failed woefully.