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Abia community seeks Governor Ikpeazu’s protection over attacks

The people of Isu clan in Arochukwu local government of Abia State have cried out to the state governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, over the incessant attacks by the neighbouring Utuma community of Cross River State, saying that Abia government had waited too long to come to their aid since the periodic attacks started in 2014.
Super Falcons

Cyprus Women’s Cup: Super Falcons off to Larnaca on Sunday

African champions Nigeria will depart the country through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Sunday to take part in the annual Cyprus Women’s Cup tournament which begins on Wednesday, 27th February in Larnaca.

Election: Ex-Minister Momoh backs President Buhari on ballot snatching

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information, on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that anybody involved in ballot box snatching in the forthcoming general elections will pay with his or her life is in order.
Franklyn Richardson

Elections: US pastor prays for Nigeria

Pastor Franklyn Richardson, Senior Pastor of Grace Baptist Church, Mount Vernon, New York, has prayed for a peaceful outcome of the upcoming general elections in Nigeria.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

HURIWA: INEC under Mahmood Yakubu a disappointment

HURIWA in the statement by its National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, described the decision as the clearest sign that the current hierarchy of INEC is programmed to deliver a choreographed and highly manipulated electoral process, which is predetermined by the “Chairman and his cohorts” to favour the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari.

Election: Bill Clinton to witness signing of final peace accord

The 42nd President of the United States of America, Bill Clinton; and Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Baroness Patricia Scotland, have been named as dignitaries for the goodwill messages at the signing of the National Peace Accord (NPA).
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

Corruption threatens Nigeria and its election

On February 16th, Nigeria will hold a general election. Four years ago, the country experienced its first democratic transfer of power to the opposition since 1999. The vote in a few days will be no less significant.
Enoch Adeboye

Official: How RCCG will mark Pastor Adeboye’s 77th birthday

The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) plans 77 hours of praise to celebrate the 77th birthday of its General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, according to its National Music Director, Pastor Kunle Ajayi.

Kogi House of Reps member alleges threat to his life

A federal lawmaker representing Dekina/Bassa federal constituency in Kogi State, Hon. Benjamin Okolo, has raised the alarm over an alleged threat to his life by the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in his constituent for defecting to opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

Ex-US President Clinton to meet President Buhari, Atiku Abubakar

A former President of United States of America, Bill Clinton, is expected to visit Nigeria a day before the presidential election.
Handout picture taken on January 29, 2019 and released by the Venezuelan Presidency on January 30 shows Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro speaking at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas. – Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said he was prepared to hold negotiations with the US-backed opposition and added he would support early parliamentary elections, RIA Novosti reported on Wednesday. (Photo by Francisco BATISTA / Venezuelan Presidency / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT “AFP PHOTO – Venezuelan Presidency / Francisco BATISTA” – NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS – DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

Dialogue not military force key to peaceful resolution in Venezuela – envoy

The Venezuela’s Ambassador to Nigeria, David Caraballo, has said that dialogue and not military force nor economic sanction by the United States of America (USA) and its allies holds the key to a peaceful resolution of the current impasse in the country.
Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Bisi Fayemi urges women to discourage their husbands, children from engaging in electoral violence

Wife of Ekiti State Governor Erelu Bisi Fayemi has urged Nigerian women to discourage their husbands and children from engaging in electoral violence during the forthcoming general elections.
Barely 24 hours after some concerned Nigerians trooped out en mass in the United Kingdom to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption fight, their counterparts in the United States of America have followed suit.

Justice Onnoghen: Nigerians storm streets of New York, seek support for President Buhari

Barely 24 hours after some concerned Nigerians trooped out en mass in the United Kingdom to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption fight, their counterparts in the United States of America have followed suit.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

TSA begins assessment visit to Lagos airport

A three-man United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) team has commenced a routine assessment of Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja.
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.

Justice Onnoghen: Atiku Abubakar petitions US, France, others

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.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

25 lawyers drag President Buhari to court over Justice Onnoghen’s suspension

Twenty Five constitutional lawyers, on Monday, dragged President Muhammadu Buhari before the Federal High Court in Abuja to challenge what they termed as illegal suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Federal government releases funds to purchase 12 Tucano aircraft

The Federal Government has released funds for the purchase of 12 Super Tucano aircraft from the United States of America in its bid to fight terrorism in the North-East.

Justice Onnoghen: BVN reveals more accounts

A Bank Verification Number (BVN) search may have exposed more accounts linked to the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.

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This handout photo released by SpaceX on February 21, 2019 shows a Falcon 9 launching the Nusantara Satu satellite to orbit from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40), carrying Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. – A SpaceX rocket took off from Florida’s Cape Canaveral on the night of February 21 carrying Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft, which aims to make history twice: as the first private-sector landing on the Moon, and the first from the Jewish state. The start of the flight went smoothly, with the first stage entry burn completed uneventfully less than three minutes after lift-off. The Moon landing is scheduled for seven weeks’ time, on April 11. (Photo by HO / SPACEX / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT “AFP PHOTO / SPACEX”

NASA greenlights SpaceX crew capsule test to ISS

NASA on Friday gave SpaceX the green light to test a new crew capsule by first sending an unmanned craft with a life-sized mannequin to the International Space Station.

Cote d’Ivoire thrash D’Tigers to end perfect FIBA World Cup qualifiers record

Hosts Cote d’Ivoire ended Nigeria’s perfect record in the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers on Friday in Abidjan with a 72-46 points win.

Zinedine Zidane not affected by Chelsea ban

Chelsea’s top managerial target Zinedine Zidane has reportedly not been put off replacing Maurizio Sarri, despite the Premier League club being hit by a transfer ban.
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FIFA strips Peru of U-17 World Cup hosting rights

Peru will no longer host the Under-17 World Cup in October after being stripped of the tournament by FIFA on Friday over concerns about the infrastructure.

Troops respond swiftly as Boko Haram hit Maiduguri on election day

Nigerian troops under Operation Lafiya Dole responded swiftly in the early hours of Saturday when Boko Haram Terrorists hit Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.