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It’s wrong for courts to award election victory -Oshiomhole

SUNDAY ODE, Abuja.  National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole Tuesday said the party is set to propose an amendment to the...

Osun House of Assembly Pass Amotekun Bill

SIKIRU OBARAYESE, Osogbo The State of Osun House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the Osun Security Network Agency (Amotekun) bill into law. The passage was done...

South Korea reports new leap in coronavirus cases

South Korea reported another major increase in infections of the new coronavirus on Wednesday, with figures showing 516 new cases and four more deaths. This...

Anthony Joshua v Tyson Fury: Eddie Hearn ‘ready to conclude deal’ for Dec. fight

Promoter Eddie Hearn says he is "ready to conclude a deal" for a heavyweight unification fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury in December. The...

Anambra: AUBO grabs Onitsha Urban drivers’ revenue collection contract

By Phil Okose Onitsha In its bid to enthrone sanity in Onitsha metropolis, the Anambra State Government has awarded the contract of revenue generation from...

Ayade meets Fashola, seeks special intervention for Cross River

Cross River State governor, Sir Ben Ayade, has made a passionate appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari to do a sober reflection on the challenging...

APC crisis: Oshiomhole’s suspension’ll  be respected -Acting scribe…As heavy security reinforcement mount at party Secretariat

OBIORA IFOH, Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) has confirmed that it will respect the decision of the Court suspending Adams Oshiomhole as the party’s...

Anambra South: Group Decries Plot to unseat Senator Ubah through FCT High Court

A Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Patriots for the Advancement Of Peace and Social Development (PAPSD) has described the plot to unseat the Senator representing Anambra...

N208b feat: Zenith Bank is shining star of African banking industry, say shareholders

COMFORT EKELEME, Asst. Business Editor Shareholders of Zenith Bank Plc have commended the impressive result for the year ended December 31, 2019 recently posted by...

Lawmakers order return of N50bn floating dock to Okerenkoko

…Decry payment of N4bn annual demurrage charges.  From Jonas Ezieke, Abuja The House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and...
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Gunmen kill 13 in Benue, set houses ablaze

The Police Command in Benue, on Monday confirmed the killing of 13 villagers by unidentified gunmen in Edikwu District, Apa Local Government...

FMDQ admits new debt securities to its platform

COMFORT EKELEME In keeping to its commitment of providing a reliable and credible platform to support capital formation, FMDQ...

Towards credible guber poll in Ondo

Now that the governorship primary elections of the political parties in Ondo state have ended and the campaigns for the poll slated...

Edo Assembly Crisis : Senator Bamidele slams Obaseki

ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, Abuja  Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele,on Sunday  berated  Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State over alleged  invasion of the State Assembly Complex in Benin City last week. Bamidele while speaking with journalists in  Abuja on Sunday ,stressed that the continued onslaughts on the Honourable members of the Edo State House of Assembly by Obaseki should be condemned and resisted by all lovers  of democracy because the legislature is an integral and critical component of democracy anywhere around the world. He described  the alleged actions as unlawful,  subversive and a damning threat to democracy in Nigeria. He maintained  that the deliberate and inordinate sabotage of the legitimate activities of the lawmakers in the State legislature is a direct  invitation to anarchy  and this must be promptly halted before the situation is allowed to get out of hands.