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Saturday, February 16, 2019
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has raised the alarm that corruption is threatening this week’s presidential election. In a message personally signed by him and made available to the media in Abuja on Sunday, he said vested interests are making the...
The European Union Election Observation Missions (EU-EOM) has replied the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai’s threat that foreign powers planning to interfere in Nigeria’s elections will “leave Nigeria in body bags. The mission while responding to the threat said...
Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka on Tuesday raised concern about how impunity has allegedly taken over the country. In a statement entitled ‘Trivialise Corruption, Neutralise Justice!”, he took a swipe at some members of the legal community and blamed...
Spain’s High Court of Justice in Catalonia (TSJC) has confirmed the sentence against former president Artur Mas, banning him from public office until February 2020 for organising a non-binding vote on independence on November 9, 2014. The sentence issued...
AMIDST fun-fair, Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has added to his kitty, the “2018 Silverbird Man Of The Year Award”, which he dedicated to Deltans for their peaceful dispositions and cooperation with his administration. In a colourful...
Several uncollected Permanent Voter Cards have been set ablaze by unknown persons who broke into the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abia State on Sunday. The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Joseph Iloh, confirmed this to Channels...
US job creation had another blockbuster month in January, blowing past the government shutdown, but that disruption helped to push the unemployment rate higher, the Labor Department reported Friday. Employers added 304,000 net new positions...
Turkish authorities on Wednesday issued arrest warrants for 63 suspects, most of them military pilots, allegedly linked to a 2016 failed coup attempt, the Ankara chief prosecutor’s office said. The roundup is part...
The indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, has scheduled 16 February 2019, for a referendum in South-East and South-south. In a statement signed by its media and publicity secretary, Emma Powerful, the group said the referendum...
Hon. Toby Okechukwu, the member representing Aninri/Awgu/Oji River Federal Constituency of Enugu State in the National Assembly has described his planned return to the House of Representatives as a done deal. The two-term House member was first elected in...
OWERRI – Two groups of elders in Imo state, Ndi Nna Imo (NNI) and Omezi Obodo Cultural (OOC) group has bought into Nnamdi Kanu’s call for an electoral boycott. The group demanded a referendum, adding that Nigeria has failed as a country.
An order of interim injunction has been granted by Justice Inyang Ekwo restraining President Buhari and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) from removing the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) from office pending the hearing and determination of the suit filed...
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has declared that he took over a sick nation in 2015 and described the achievements of his administration for about four years now as justifiable. Buhari made the remark on Friday during his re-election campaign rally...
Onuoha was kidnapped Thursday night by heavily armed gunmen after exchange of gunfire at his Hotel around Ada George area of Port Harcourt. The gunmen, it was gathered overpowered 4 armed Mobile Police officers attached to the SA who...