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Lagos APYF backs Femi Gbajabiamila for Reps Speaker

The Lagos State Chapter of the All Progressive Youth Forum (APYF), has declared its full support to the decision of the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and the National Leader,...

Amnesty programme reintegrates 13,000 ex-militants

The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Prof Charles Dokubo, has said that over 13,000 ex agitators in the Niger Delta have been fully reintegrated into the society by the federal government.

Katsina: Bello Mandiya, Ahmed Kaita, Kabir Barkiya win APC senatorial tickets

The chief of staff, Katsina State Government House, Bello Mandiya, has clinched the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial ticket for Katsina South.
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Katsina Central: Ibrahim Kurfi loses APC senatorial primary

The former Managing Director of the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Mr. Kabiru Abdullahi Barkiya, Thursday defeated the incumbent senator representing Katsina Central at the red chamber, Ibrahim Umar Kurfi, to emerge the All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial candidate for the zone.

Governor Tambuwal: How Governor Dickson lobbied for Goodluck Jonathan to become acting president

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto, says the emergence of Goodluck Jonathan as acting president was due to the actions of some people including Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa.

Timipre Sylva: Ex-President Jonathan didn’t want me as governor

Yar’Adua was elected in 2007 but died on May 5, 2010 at a hospital in Saudi Arabia. Goodluck Jonathan, his vice-president at the time, replaced him as president.

Ex-Minister Sarafa Ishola dumps PDP for APC

A former Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Alhaji Sarafa Tunji Ishola, on Thursday dumped the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State.

Senate condemns attack on anti-Buhari protesters

The protest against President Muhammadu Buhari’s absence from the country continued yesterday in Abuja despite attack on the protesters on Tuesday by policemen.

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Sokoto NUJ decries alleged political victimisation of members

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Sokoto State Chapter, has decried alleged political victimisation of its members by the state Media.

Nigerian sports academy to train 50 athletes in USA

Abiola said that the Multicultural Youth-in-Action in partnership with Craig Sports Academy would be hosting a training camp and an international competition in the greater Atlanta, Georgia USA, and Oxford, Alabama USA areas.
Liberia's President George Weah laughs during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

Snakes sacks Liberia’s George Weah from presidential office

While Sudan President Omar al-Bashir was recently forced out of office following a military coup, Liberian President and three-time African footballer of the year George Weah has been forced out of his office by snakes.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

NJC extends acting CJN’s appointment for three months

The National Judicial Council said it has extended the appointment of the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, for another three months.
FRMF president Fouzi Lekjaa said he alerted Caf about the alleged falsifying of players’ ages and feels the continental football governing body is not appropriately acting on the issue.

Morocco: Cameroon should be disqualified for alleged age-cheating in U17 Afcon

The Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) has threatened to approach Fifa and report Cameroon for allegedly fielding overage players at the ongoing Africa U17 Nations Cup (U17 Afcon) tournament in Tanzania.