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Video: PDP protesters involved in road accident in Abuja

It was a moment of pain and sadness as some protesters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) went back home with various degree of injuries after a driver of truck conveying them lost control following a failed stunt. The accident which happened at the Transcorp Hilton junction in Abuja on Monday during the party’s protest[...]

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Restore LG elected representatives in Oyo, FG orders Makinde

Mr Abubakar Malami, Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has called for immediate disbandment of caretaker committees and restoration of elected local government representatives in Oyo State. This is contained in a letter issued by the minister and addressed to Prof. Oyewo Oyelowo, Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Oyo State with reference[...]

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Trump rejects impeachment charges as an affront to U.S. Constitution

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rejected the Democratic-led House of Representatives’ impeachment charges, describing the allegations that he had abused his power and obstructed Congress as affronts to the U.S. Constitution that must be rejected. “The Senate should speedily reject these deficient articles of impeachment and acquit the president,” an executive summary of the[...]

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Supreme Court affirms Lalong, Mohammed’s victory

The Supreme Court on Monday in Abuja upheld the victory of Simon Lalong and Sen. Bala Mohammed as duly elected governors of Plateau and Bauchi respectively. A seven-member panel of Justices of the apex court took the decision shortly after counsel to parties adopted their written addresses as their brief of arguments in the suits.[...]

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UK PM Johnson defeated on Brexit legislation for first time since election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government was defeated in parliament on Monday after December election, with the upper chamber voting in favour of a move to protect the rights of EU citizens in Britain after Brexit. Johnson’s Conservatives won a large majority in the lower chamber, the House of Commons, at the Dec. 12 vote[...]

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BBNaija Pepper Dem housemate, Gedoni appointed SA to Ayade

Ekpata Gedoni, housemate in Big Brother Naija Season Four Edition ‘Pepper Dem Gang’ has been appointed Special Assistant to Gov. Benedict Ayade of Cross River. The news was shared on Gedoni’s fiancee, Khafi’s Instagram page, @ acupofkhafi on Monday. According to her, Gedoni is now the special assistant to the governor of Cross River on[...]

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Tambuwal attributes Supreme Court’s victory to God, people of Sokoto

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has said that his success at the Supreme Court on Monday is as a result of divine intervention and intense prayers by the people of the state for Allah to help them in protecting their mandate. Tambuwal spoke at a special prayer session inside the Government House mosque[...]

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Kiki Mordi, Fisayo Soyombo win 2019 Gatefield’s Journalism award

Kiki Mordi and Fisayo Soyombo, investigative journalists have won the People Journalism Prize for Africa 2019 (PJPA) by Gatefeild Foundation, a Sub-Saharan Africa public strategy firm. The Foundation, made the announcement in a statement signed by Ebiuwairo Uwagboe, Gafeild’s Campaign and media specialist, in Abuja, on Monday. PJPA is a newly instituted public service journalism[...]

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Tambuwal wins at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, on Monday, affirmed the election of Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as the duly elected governor of Sokoto State in the March 2019 governorship election. The apex court dismissed an appeal of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state, Ahmed Sokoto, filed to challenge Tambuwal’s[...]

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Amotekun is constitutional – Afe Babalola

Senior Advocate of Nigeria Afe Babalola, said attempts by the Federal Government to scuttle the Western Nigeria Security Network Amotekun, would fail because it is supported by the constitution. Babalola, an elder statesman and founder of Afe Babalola university, said those kicking against Amotekun were ignorant of the provisions of the 1999 Constitution and the[...]

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BREAKING: Supreme court upholds Ganduje’s election

The supreme court has upheld the election of Abdullahi Ganduje as the governor of Kano state. The court gave its verdict on Monday in the suit filed by Abba Kabir Yusuf, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), challenging the election of Ganduje, candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC).

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I saw Alice, she said Grace and Leah are fine – Jennifer

The recently released Jennifer Ukambong Samuel has confirmed she met with Alice, who was abducted by members of the Boko Haram sect about two years ago. Miss Samuel from Plateau State is an aid worker who was abducted by Boko Haram on December 22, 2019 Borno State while on her way to Jos for the[...]

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Abia, Anambra PDP, Imolites protest Supreme Court’s verdict on Ihedioha

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia and Anambra on Sunday marched round the major streets of Umuahia and Awka capital cities to protest against the Supreme Court’s judgment that sacked Chief Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo. Ihedioha, who was PDP’s candidate in the 2019 governorship election, was announced the winner by the Independent[...]

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Six die, 10 injured in autocrash on Ogbomoso road

Six persons including two females were killed on Sunday in an auto-crash at Abuduka area of Suurulere North Local Council Development Area (LCDA.) The accident involved a new truck belonging to a business tycoon and a commercial Mazda bus. Confirming the accident, the Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer, Gbenga Fadeyi (SP), said ten persons[...]

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Liverpool widen gap on EPL table with 2-0 defeat of Man-U

Liverpool on Sunday widened the gap at top of the English Premier League (EPL) to 16 points as goals from Virgil van Dijk and Mohamed Salah earned them a 2-0 win over Manchester United at Anfield. The win is the 13th straight league win since the sides last met at Old Trafford in October as[...]

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