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The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state during the September 19th, 2020 governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has denied reports that there is a crisis in the APC over his alleged ambition to submit himself for the position of chairmanship of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Canada said its officials have met online with former diplomat Michael Kovrig who has been held in China for more than two years in a case linked to the detention of an executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei.
The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU), and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) have disclosed that they will be embarking on “an indefinite, comprehensive and total strike” from February 5th.
British police said on Friday they had broken up a wedding with almost 400 guests in violation of COVID lockdown rules, which only allow six people to attend.
Erica Ugomma Ngozi Nlewedim of the Big Brother Nigeria (BBNaija) 2020 fame has disclose what was on her mind at the time she was disqualified from the house.
The recent appointment of the Director General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), is fraught with irregularities, Nigeria’s leading anti-corruption group said on Monday.
President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly used his clemency authority as a political tool rather than an act of mercy, issued a final wave of pardons and commutations on his last night in office, delivering relief for a mix of beneficiaries that included former strategist Stephen Bannon, Republican Party and Trump fundraiser Elliott Broidy, and former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, found guilty in 2013 of corruption charges.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has submitted a complaint to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (UN-WGAD) over the continued house arrest of Ugandan opposition figure, Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine.
A Thai court on Tuesday sentenced a 65-year-old woman to more than 43 years in jail for sharing online posts criticizing the royal family, her lawyer said, the country’s harshest ever sentence for insulting the monarchy.
Uganda’s government spokesman accused the United States on Tuesday of trying to subvert last week’s presidential elections after the U.S. ambassador attempted to visit an opposition leader being held under house arrest.
The proposed relocation of the administrative offices of the ECOWAS Court of Justice to Gudu area of Abuja has been smeared by allegations of graft and abuse of power.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has suspended two of its staff and banned two candidates from its processes for violating precautionary measures to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) Monday, said it has obtained a Court Order authorising it to publicly auction 88 vehicles arrested for driving against traffic at different parts of the State
Among recent recipients of pardons or acts of clemency are Michael Flynn, Trump’s first national security adviser who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about contacts with Russia; the political dirty trickster Roger Stone, who did not turn on Trump during the Russia investigation in which he was convicted of obstructing Congress; Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign manager convicted in the Russia investigation; and Charles Kushner, father of Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner who was convicted of tax fraud and witness retaliation.
The team of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Sunday called for the release of Russian dissident Alexei Navalny after he was detained upon arrival at a Moscow airport, as the Trump administration remained quiet on the subject.
But Mrs Akpoti, in a statement on Sunday, said the award does not take into cognisance the bloody events of the 2019 elections where the governor and his administrators alleged violent actions against her and other female opposition voices in the state. NCWS can’t be ignorant of the reportage by the many national and international observers where I was an observee.
Real Madrid playmaker Martin Ødegaard will join Arsenal on loan for the rest of the season after the clubs agreed to terms this evening.
Two young men suspected to be kidnappers have been arrested in Supare Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State while trying to abduct a child in his family house.
The Police in Benue on Sunday said a robbery suspect was set ablaze by an angry mob while attempting to steal a motorcycle in Makurdi.
Deputy President to late OPC founder, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, in a statement on Sunday, further said the arrest order on Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is “misguided and provocative.”
The coming second impeachment trial of former U.S. President Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the deadly storming of the Capitol has aggravated a rift among his fellow Republicans that was on full display on Sunday.
A daily tally of confirmed Covid-19 cases posted by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said that 1,633 new confirmed cases and five deaths were recorded in Nigeria on Saturday.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has defended the date of the country’s national holiday and has criticized cricket bosses for omitting the words “Australia Day” from promotions for its matches. The first fleet of British convicts arrived in Sydney on Jan. 26, 1788, but Aboriginal groups mourn what they call “Invasion Day.”
Oil prices fell on Monday as a stronger dollar, fears over soaring COVID-19 cases around the world and the slow pace of vaccination against the virus outweighed a better-than-expected quarterly rebound for China’s economy.
Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, a former Chairman of Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), says there is the need for Nigerians to imbibe the culture of creativity and skill development to curb unemployment and address poverty in Nigeria.
The Magistrate, Mr Dehinde Dipeolu, sentenced Abdullahi after he pleaded guilty of the charge of stealing, and begged the court to have mercy on him, saying he would not steal again.