PDP to el-Rufai: Your plea came too late — Yahaya Bello is irredeemable

    PDP to el-Rufai: Your plea came too late — Yahaya Bello is irredeemable

PDP to el-Rufai: Your plea came too late — Yahaya Bello is irredeemable

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the plea made by Nasir el-Rufai on behalf of Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, came too late.During a rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lokoja, on Thursday, el-Rufai and Philip Shuaibu, deputy governor of Edo state, appealed to the people of the state to forgive Bello for any wrong he has [...]

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    2020 UTME: JAMB to begin verification of CBT centres on Nov 18

2020 UTME: JAMB to begin verification of CBT centres on Nov 18

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    Ghali, Flying Eagles striker, joins AS Trencin

Ghali, Flying Eagles striker, joins AS Trencin

Ahmad Ghali, Flying Eagles attacker, has completed his transfer to AS Trencin of Slovakia.The 19-year-old joined the former club side of Super Eagles' Samuel Kalu and Moses Simon from Mahanaim FC in Abuja for an undisclosed fee. The deal is expected to be for a year.The Slovakian club announced the signing of the Nigeria U20 star on AS TV, their official [...]

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    Atiku’s lawyers snub supreme court as it gives reasons for dismissing appeal

Atiku’s lawyers snub supreme court as it gives reasons for dismissing appeal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, were not represented at the supreme court sitting on Friday.The court had scheduled Friday to give reasons for dismissing their appeal against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari.None of their 40 lawyers was in court when the sitting began.In September, the presidential election petition tribunal dismissed Atiku's petition [...]

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    The antidote to hate speech isn’t ‘hate speech bill’, it’s good governance

The antidote to hate speech isn’t ‘hate speech bill’, it’s good governance

When people are in power, for either four (4) or eight (8) years, it would look like they are going to be in power for eternity. Either four (4) or eight (8) years is not a long time. Before you say jack, you are already out of your current office, becoming an “ordinary” citizen of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. [...]

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    Two dead, six injured in petrol-tanker explosion in Ota

Two dead, six injured in petrol-tanker explosion in Ota

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of two people in a petrol-tanker explosion which occurred at the old toll gate of Lagos-Abeokuta expressway, Sango-Ota, Ogun state.The petrol tanker was said to have skidded off the road, spilling its content and resulting in an inferno around 12 am on Friday.A statement by Bisi Kazeem, FRSC public education [...]

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    Julius Malema: There’s no mascot that can stop Burna Boy from performing in S’Africa

Julius Malema: There’s no mascot that can stop Burna Boy from performing in S’Africa

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    S’court: We upheld Buhari’s election because Atiku failed to prove INEC had server

S’court: We upheld Buhari’s election because Atiku failed to prove INEC had server

The supreme court says Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last election, failed to prove his claim that INEC had a server through which election results were transmitted.The court said this on Friday while giving reasons for dismissing Atiku's appeal, which he filed against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives [...]

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    INEC: APC will feature in Bayelsa election — court only disqualified party’s candidates

INEC: APC will feature in Bayelsa election — court only disqualified party’s candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the All Progressives Congress (APC) will participate in the Bayelsa governorship election.Festus Okoye, commissioner of INEC voter education and publicity, told TheCable the party’s name is among those to be featured on the ballot papers on Saturday.He said the court disqualified the party’s candidates from the election but that it did not rule [...]

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    Jonathan: When votes begin to count, politicians will stop recruiting thugs like dogs

Jonathan: When votes begin to count, politicians will stop recruiting thugs like dogs

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says when citizens' votes begin to count, politicians will stop recruiting thugs.He described the signals coming from Kogi and Bayelsa states as "disturbing".He said people are already being killed before the governorship elections scheduled for Saturday.Jonathan spoke in Port Harcourt during the presentation of a book by Gabriel Toby, a former deputy governor of Rivers, on [...]

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    To some of us EFCC is a monster, says Owoseni, former Lagos CP

To some of us EFCC is a monster, says Owoseni, former Lagos CP

Fatai Owoseni, former commissioner of police in Lagos state, says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is seen as a monster by some people.He said this while speaking as a panelist during the 12th annual business luncheon of SPA Ajibade & Co., a commercial law firm, in Lagos, on Thursday.The event, chaired by Amina Augie, justice of the supreme [...]

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    ICPC: We uncovered N12.4bn padded in 2019 budget

ICPC: We uncovered N12.4bn padded in 2019 budget

Bolaji Owasanoye, chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), says the agency uncovered N12.4 billion padded into 2019 budget.Owasanoye said this on Thursday in Abuja while giving a report on the tracking of constituency projects in the country.The ICPC chairman said about a month ago, the commission prevented N9.2 billion from leaving government's purse.According to [...]

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    DOWNLOAD: Vector features Davido in ‘Comfort’

DOWNLOAD: Vector features Davido in ‘Comfort’

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    Alex Akinyele, former information minister, is dead

Alex Akinyele, former information minister, is dead

Alex Akinyele, former minister of information, is dead.According to his family, Akinyele died after a brief illness on Thursday night.He was an administrator and public relations specialist.The late Ondo chief once served as the chairman of the Nigerian Sports Commission.He was also a former president of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations.He died at the age of 81.President Muhammadu Buhari [...]

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    Garlic, ginseng, turmeric… herbal remedies for cancer ‘do more harm than good’

Garlic, ginseng, turmeric… herbal remedies for cancer ‘do more harm than good’

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    Odumosu appointed Lagos commissioner of police

Odumosu appointed Lagos commissioner of police

Hakeem Odumosu, former commissioner of police in Edo state, has been posted to the Lagos state police command.Odumosu, a former commander of the Rapid Response Squad in Lagos, is replacing Zubairu Muazu, who has been elevated to the post of an assistant inspector-general of police.Seven states, including Lagos, Ogun and Kano were affected in the latest movement and redeployment of police [...]

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