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A.U. Calls For Suspension Of D.R. Congo Election Results

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The African Union (AU) says there are "serious doubts" about the outcome of elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) and has called for final results to be suspended.

North Korea Negotiator In Washington To Meet U.S. Officials

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International News 

One of North Korea's top negotiators Kim Yong-Choi has arrived in Washington to meet US officials ahead of a possible second summit between Kim Jong-Un and US President Donald Trump.

U.S. Democrats To Investigate Trump Over Allegations He Directed Lawyer To Lie To Congress

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International News 

US Democratic politicians say they will investigate allegations that President Trump directed his long-time personal lawyer to lie to Congress.

Nigeria Hosts Maiden Edition Of Africa Students Football Union Tournament

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Sports  

The President of Africa Students Football Union, ASFU, Prof. Seun Omotayo, says all is set for the maiden edition of the game which starts on Saturday in Ibadan, Oyo State capital and Ijebu Ode Ogun State.

INEC Seeks Support Of Religious Leaders Over Uncollected PVCs

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Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has called on religious leaders to use their places of worship as advocacy centres for registered voters to go to their various wards to collect their Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs.

Eight Sentenced To Death By Hanging For Armed Robbery In Adamawa

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Nation 

An Adamawa High Court has sentenced eight armed robbers to death by hanging.

Nigeria/South Sudan Sign Cooperation Agreement

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Nation 

Nigeria and South Sudan have signed a cooperation agreement on a wide range of areas including trade, oil and gas, education and health.

Forum Of Student Leaders Beg FG To Dialogue With ASUU

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Nation 

Student’s representatives under the forum of Student Union Presidents in Cross River State have appealed to the Federal Government to fulfil agreements reached with the Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU), to ensure the resumption of academic activities in public universities.

 

U.S. Visit Will Not Save Atiku From Defeat – Lai Mohammed

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Nation 

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the Federal Government is not perturbed by Atiku Abubakar's visit to the United States of America.

Opposition Parties In Rivers Hopeful Of Fielding Candidates Despite Internal Crisis

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Nation 

With the crisis and plethora of court cases rocking the two major opposition parties in Rivers State, the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Accord Party, some major political players have expressed their views on what the governorship race with the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP will look like in the state.

 

Offa Robbery Trial Adjourned For Definite Hearing Jan. 25

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Nation 

A High Court sitting in Ilorin has reluctantly adjourned the trial of the five suspects accused of robbing banks and killing 33 people in Offa, Kwara State last year.

Buhari Appeals For Tolerance Between Herders and Farmers

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Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed for accommodation and tolerance among cattle herders and farmers throughout the country.

Court Grants Dino Melaye Bail

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Nation 

An FCT High Court sitting in Maitama has granted bail to the Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye.

Buhari Gets Endorsement Of Coalition Of Progressive Political Parties

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Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari has saluted what he calls the consistency, firmness, integrity, and steadfastness of the Coalition of Progressive Political Parties, CUPP.

180,000 IDPs Registered For 2019 Polls In Benue

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Politics 

About 180, 000 Internally Displace Persons, IDPs, have been duly registered to participate in the forthcoming general elections in over 500 polling boots at the IDP camps scattered across Benue State.

Adamawa IPAC Accuses INEC Of Recruiting APC Members As Ad-Hoc Staff For Election

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Adamawa State chapter has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, of conniving with the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to recruit ad-hoc staff for the forthcoming general elections in Adamawa State.

140,000 PVCs Not Claimed In Bauchi

3 days ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Bauchi State says 140, 000 Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs, are yet to be collected across the state.

520,000 PVCs Unclaimed In Abia

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Politics 

With less than 28 days to the presidential and National Assembly elections in Nigeria, over 520, 000 Permanent Voters' Cards, PVCs, remain unclaimed by their owners in Abia State, South East of the country.

Jennifer Atiku Solicits Support For Atiku/Obi Ticket In Imo

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Politics 

The wife of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Jennifer Atiku-Abubakar, has stormed Imo State, South East Nigeria to solicit for votes for the Atiku/Obi candidacy.

BCDA Denies Using Slush Fund For Buhari’s Campaign

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Politics 

The Border Communities Development Agency, BCDA,has refuted the claims by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Presidential Campaign Council that the agency is running President Buhari's campaign with slush funds from its accounts.