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2019: Men are suppressing, relegating us – Kogi women

Women politicians in Kogi have alleged that they were being denied the opportunity to contest elective posts, and accused male politicians of “constantly seeking to dominate the political space”.
Serena Williams

Serena Williams accuses tennis of sexism, says I’m not a cheat

Serena Williams insisted she was not cheating in the US Open final on Saturday before accusing the sport which has made her a global icon and multi-millionaire of sexism.

Fire kills three children, razes house in Nasarawa

An early morning inferno on Saturday in Ado village, Karu Local Government Area Nasarawa State has burnt three children of the same parents to death, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
Jocelyn Bell Burnell

British astrophysicist donates $3 million prize to female scientists

One of Britain’s leading astrophysicists, Jocelyn Bell Burnell, said she will donate her $3 million prize to encourage more people, especially women, to break into the field.

Malaysian PM: Caning of lesbians against Islamic compassion

Malaysian Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, stoked further legal controversy over homosexuality when he denounced the caning of two Muslim women for attempting lesbian sex.

PDP inaugurates 19-member caretaker committee for Anambra

In a move aimed towards resolving outstanding issues and re-positioning the party for the 2019 elections, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up a new caretaker Executive Committee to pilot the affairs of the party in Anambra State.

PDP’ll crush APC in 2019 – Ex-NIS chief

A former Comptroller-General of Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) and aspirant for Plateau Central Senatorial District under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), David Shikfu Parradang, has assured that PDP would crush the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019.

Nnia Nwodo: Federal government not committed to national integration

President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, and human rights activist, Femi Falana, have accused the Federal Government of non-commitment to its constitutional obligation to guarantee national integration.

All Tiv IDPs in Nasarawa back to their villages – Tiv leaders

The leadership of Tiv Development Association (TIDA), Nasarawa State, have explained that the tireless efforts of Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura in resolving the farmers/herdsmen crisis has yielded fruitful result as all the Tiv displaced farmers have returned back to their villages.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State

2019: Ikwerre women, groups declare support for Governor Wike

Market women, youth groups and commercial motorcyclists in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, have declared their ‘unflinching’ support for the re-election of Governor Nyesom Wike, citing his outstanding performance, as the reason for their endorsement.

Nasarawa donates 2,000-capacity boarding school to Police

Nasarawa State Government says it has constructed a 2,000 capacity boarding secondary in Lafia, the state capital, which it donated to the Nigeria Police Force.
Monica Lewinsky

Monica Lewinsky abandons interview over Bill Clinton

Twenty-eight years after her affair with Bill Clinton, Monica Lewinsky appears not to have forgiven her former boss.

Nasarawa government employs 2,140 teachers

The Nasarawa State Government has employed 2,140 additional teachers to boost secondary education in the state.

Two women caned for lesbian sex

Two Malaysian women were caned Monday for having lesbian sex in violation of strict Islamic laws, sparking outrage from activists at the "inhuman and degrading" punishment.

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.

2019: Governor Wike declares to re-contest

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has declared that he will seek re-election in 2019, citing the support of youths from the 23 local government areas, as the principal reason for his declaration.

2019: Ex-Ag. Governor Fintiri joins Adamawa guber race

As political parties continue to strategise towards 2019, the Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has added one more governorship aspirant to its array of gubernatorial hopefuls as the former acting governor of the state, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has declared to challenge Governor Jibrilla Bindow, in 2019 elections.

2019: Governor Wike accepts to seek re-election, pledges to defend Rivers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that he will seek re-election in 2019, citing the support of youths from the 23 Local Government Areas as the principal reason for his declaration.

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Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Sokoto government meets stakeholders on review of budget

The Sokoto State Government on Tuesday met with stakeholders on how best the state’s 2020 budget could be reviewed to include provision of Isolation Centres, screening facilities, and other costs in the management of COVID-19 pandemic in the state.

Man sentenced to death by hanging for murder

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West Ham linked with a move for Michy Batshuayi

West Ham have been linked with a move for Michy Batshuayi.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

Nigerian government frees 7,813 inmates in 18 states, FCT

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, said it has released a total of 7, 813 inmates from various Correctional Centers since the outbreak of Coronavirus in the country.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Governor Wike: Abdullahi Ganduje has exposed plot to rig Edo election

Rivers State Governor and Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council for Edo Governorship Election, Nyesom Wike, has said the statement credited to Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, that he (Wike) will be quarantined, was an admission of the plot by the party to use security forces to rig the Edo State election come September 19.