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2023: NYC tips Ebonyi governor for presidency

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has been enjoined to consider running for Presidency in 2023 due to his developmental strides in the state.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Nigerian Youth Congress passes vote of confidence in minister

The Nigerian Youth Congress (NYC), a coordinating youth body, has passed a vote of confidence in Youth and Sports Minister Sunday Dare and kicked any call for his removal.

Youth Day: NYC appoints global youth ambassadors

Nigerian Youth Congress (NYC), a youth organisation under the supervision of Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, has appointed some Nigerians in the Diaspora as its Global Youth Ambassadors.
Stakeholders in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday, unveiled a new agenda aimed at repositioning the organisation into purposeful, focused and result-oriented opposition body that would champion the cause of governance in Nigeria

CUPP wants INEC to adjust timetable for Ondo, Edo polls

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the electoral commission, INEC, to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

CIPP urges President Buhari to be focused to deliver on promises

Coalition of Integrity Political Parties (CIPP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to be focused as he moves the country to the path of stability and development.

2019: Political parties form alliance for consensus presidential candidate

Seventeen registered political parties in Nigeria have formed a new alliance with the aim of adopting one candidate for the 2019 presidential election.

IPAC threatens to drag Buhari to court over meeting with APC, PDP leaders

The National Publicity Secretary of the Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Yakubu Shendam, on Sunday threatened legal action against President Muhammadu Buhari for meeting with only the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the All Progressives Congress, APC.

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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) said that the Nigerian economy has lost over N700 billion to the #EndSARS protests over the last 12 days.

Lagos curfew: #EndSARS protesters agree to stop road blockage

The leaders of the #EndSARS protesters along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway have said they will lift the blockage along the expressway for vehicles to be able to move into Lagos by 2pm (today).
Former France goalkeeper and deputy director of Montpellier’s training centre, Bruno Martini, has died at 58.

Former France goalie Bruno Martini passes on

Former France goalkeeper and deputy director of Montpellier’s training centre, Bruno Martini, has died at 58.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

#EndSARS: Three killed in Ibadan

At least three people have been shot dead during a clash between thugs and police in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Tuesday, witnesses say.
Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are always the favourites for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.

Thibaut Courtois: Real Madrid are always favourites for the Champions League

Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are "always the favourites" for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.
The Kaduna State University (KASU) says it has expelled about 80 students for various forms of examination malpractices during the 2018-2019 academic session.

Kaduna university introduces essay competition to promote literary education

The Kaduna State University (KASU) has introduced essay writing competition to promote literary education and enhance creativity of its undergraduate students.