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‘The Favourite’ lands 12 Bafta Film Awards nominations

‘The Favourite’ leads the nominations for the 2019 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards.
Helen Folasade Adu

Sade Adu makes Oscars’ ‘Best Original Song’ shortlist

Nigerian-British soul singer, Helen Folasade Adu, aka, Sade Adu’s song ‘The Big Unknown’ has made The Oscars 2019 shortlist for ‘Best Original Song’.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

Muhammadu Buhari launches ‘My Food Bank’ programme

“My Food Bank’’, an initiative of young Nigerians to address the problem of food security in the country has been launched by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Kano to sponsor marriage of 3,000 widows, divorcees

Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the Kano State Governor, has approved the appointment of a committee on state-sponsored wedding of 3,000 widows, divorcees and spinsters in the state.

Yuletide: Muslim woman donates wrappers to Christian widows for Christmas in Kaduna

Muslim woman donates wrappers and other food items to Christian widows for Christmas celebration in Kaduna as part of efforts to boost peaceful coexistence

Ogun council boss warns drivers against driving under influence of alcohol

Mr Akeem Bello, the Chairman, Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State, has advised drivers to desist from driving under the influence of alcohol to stem accidents, especially during the festive period.

MASSOB mocks Bianca Ojukwu over defeat at APGA primaries

The Comrade Uchenna Madu led-Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has thanked the leadership and delegates of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) from Anambra South senatorial zone for heeding its appeals not to vote for Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu’s widow, Iyom Bianca Ojukwu.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi government commits to health, welfare of elderly, widows

The Ebonyi State government has pledged commitment to advance the medical well-being and welfare of septuagenarians, octogenarians, nonagenarians, widows and others in the state.

[email protected]: Ebonyi government commits to health, welfare of elderly, widows

The Ebonyi Government has pledged commitment to advance the medical well-being and welfare of septuagenarians, Octogenarians, nonagenarians, widows and others in the state.

Federal government creates website to help vulnerable groups get legal assistance

The federal government in collaboration with human right groups has created an electronic platform to reach vulnerable people in need of legal assistance.
The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. July 16, 2018. REUTERS-Lucy Nicholson

Netflix opens Toronto film festival

The Toronto International Film Festival launches on Thursday with a Netflix production -- the first time any major movie showcase has opened on a release not intended for theaters.

2019: Cleric declares as YDP presidential aspirant

A Cleric, Ogheneoro Emiaso, has declared his intention to contest for the Presidency under the Young Democratic Party (YDP) in 2019 general elections.

NGO donates empowerment items to Kogi youths

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Princess Falade Ademujimi Iyalode Youth and Women Empowerment Programme (PFAIYWEP), has empowered 42 youths and many women in Kogi State.

Governor Ikpeazu declares support for campaign against girl-child abuse

Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has thrown his weight behind the advocacy for the protection of the rights of women and children, especially the girl-child.

Ekiti guber: Voting APC is invitation to killer herdsmen, chaos – Governor Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has urged the people of the state to learn from daily killings by herdsmen in All Progressives Congress-controlled states of Benue, Plateau, Zamfara, Kaduna and Nasarawa, saying voting APC in the July 14 election is invitation to chaos, killing, raping of people’s wives and daughters by the killer herdsmen which the APC harbours.
International Widows Day (IWD)

NGO decries neglect of widows

Serendipity House and God’s Wives Organisation (SHGWO), an NGO, has decried the alleged “neglect of widows by the society and governments’’.

Tunisia commission proposes sweeping liberal reforms

A Tunisian presidential commission on Wednesday unveiled a raft of proposed liberal reforms, including equal inheritance rights for women and decriminalising homosexuality, set to face fierce opposition from conservative Muslims.

Borno offers plots of land to 200 CJTF widows

Borno State government, in conjunction with Support for Widows, Orphans and Tsangaya (SWOT) Foundation has donated 200 plots of land to 200 widows of Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) members who lost their lives in fighting the war against insurgency in the state.

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PDP: Another term for President Buhari is invitation to totalitarianism

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday warned Nigerians not to grant a second tenure to President Muhammadu Buhari as doing so is an invitation to totalitarianism.
Mohammed Adamu

Election: New police chief assures opposition of level playing ground

President Muhammadu Buhari has decorated the new acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Abubakar Mohammed Adamu, with his new rank, with the new top cop promising immediately that he will ensure a level playing ground for all political parties in the forthcoming elections.

JUSUN apologises to Nasarawa chief judge for disrupting court sitting

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has apologised to Mr Suleiman Dikko, the Chief Judge (CJ) of Nasarawa State for disrupting the sitting of his court.

Court grants chef who allegedly raped 13-year-old girl bail

A 31-year-old chef, Innocent Etim, was on Tuesday arraigned in an FCT High Court, Nyanya, for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl.
This image taken from an AFP TV footage shows people in a street as a gunfight was underway following a blast at a hotel and office complex in a leafy Nairobi neighbourhood on January 15, 2019. – A blast at the DusitD2 compound, which includes a hotel and several office buildings housing international companies, was heard from AFP’s offices some five kilometres (three miles) away. (Photo by Raphael AMBASU / AFP)

Explosion, gunfire at Nairobi hotel and office complex

A gunfight was underway following a blast at a hotel and office complex in a leafy Nairobi neighbourhood Tuesday, an AFP reporter and a witness said.