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Buhari calls for end to litigation, says APC must not disintegrate

  From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja urged members of the governing party, All Progressives Congress (APC), to withdraw all pending litigations against one another, and settle for internal conciliation. He warned that the mutating disagreements could lead to self-destruction, with dire consequences. According to a statement by Special Adviser to …
The Sun Nigeria.

I did not withdraw police escort from deputy gov – Ondo police chief

Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure The Ondo State Commissioner of Police, Mr Salami Bolaji, has denied withdrawing police escort from the Deputy Governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi, distancing himself from the political undertones. He described the allegations of the withdrawal of police escort levelled against him by the deputy governor as a mere distraction. The chief of police …
The Sun Nigeria.



Nigeria accepts Ghana’s apology for embassy demolition

Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja The Federal Government of Nigeria has expressed satisfaction over steps taken by the Government of Ghana to address the demolition of the residence of the Nigerian High Commissioner in Accra, Ghana. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, briefing journalists in Abuja, recalled the efforts made by the President of Ghana, Nana …
The Sun Nigeria.

Renewed insecurity puts us in difficult situation – National Security Adviser

Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri National Security Adviser (NSA) Maj Gen Babagana Monguno (retd) suggested on Thursday that the surge in violence and insecurity in the country has pushed security agencies to the brink. Monguno, in a goodwill message at the handing-over of some vehicles, ambulances and medical equipment to northeastern states by the North-East Development Commission …
The Sun Nigeria.

Court  throws out suit seeking removal of Deputy Senate President, Omo-Agege

 Godwin Tsa Abuja The Abuja division of the Federal High Court on Thursday, dismissed a suit by a civil societal group (SCO) seeking its order directing Senator Ovie Omo-Agege to vacate his seat as a senator and Deputy Senate President. The group, Empowerment for Unemployed Youth Initiative, had predicated it’s action on the grounds that …
The Sun Nigeria.

WE’RE SORRY! Military expresses empathy for Nigerians hit by crime wave

Molly Kilete, Abuja The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has expressed its empathy to Nigerians affected by the activities of terrorists, armed bandits, kidnappers and other criminals across the country. The DHQ commended Nigerians for their patience and cooperation with the Nigerian Armed Forces in tackling the various security challenges bedevilling the country by giving the military …
The Sun Nigeria.

APGA still runs in my blood despite being honorary adviser – Shinkafi ex-APGA scribe

Mohammed Munirat Nasir, Gusau A former National Secretary of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Dr Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi, has refuted insinuations that he has defected to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) following his appointment as Honorary Special Adviser by the Zamfara State governor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle. Shinkafi, who was APGA’s governorship candidate in Zamfara …
The Sun Nigeria.



BREAKING: APC NWC dissolved, Buni heads caretaker committee

  From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been dissolved. Acting National Chairman of the party, Victor Giadom, announced this at theNational Executive Council meeting of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), at the Council Chambers of the State House, Abuja. Yobe Governor, Mai-Mala Buni, was named …
The Sun Nigeria.

Saving foreign investments at the export free zone in Lagos

  By Ikanga Obot Since President Muhammadu Buhari came to power in 2015, he has made commendable efforts to encourage local and foreign investments in the country. President Buhari has not only mounted international campaign for inflow of foreign investments into the country but has also taken deliberate steps to improve the ease of doing …
The Sun Nigeria.

Corn sellers make brisk sales in Jos

Roasted and boiled corn sellers in Jos are making brisk sales, following the relaxation of the lockdown imposed by the State Government to check the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the government had on June 11 announced the relaxation of the lockdown, but ordered the residents to continue …
The Sun Nigeria.

APC NEC dissolves NWC, appoints Yobe’s Buni Ag. Chairman

The Adams Oshiomhole-led national working committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been dissolved. Victor Giadom, Acting National Chairman of the party, announced the development at the national executive council (NEC) meeting of the party at the state house in Abuja. Mai-Mala Buni, Governor of Yobe State, was named Chairman of the Caretaker/Extra-ordinary …

JUST IN: Veteran actor, Ogun Majek, is dead

  Tony Okuyeme Veteran actor, Gbolagade Akinpelu, popularly known as Ogun Majek, is dead. New Telegraph learnt that he died on Thursday morning. Confirming his death, veteran actor and filmmaker, Mr. Adebayo Salami, popularly known as Oga Bell, said Ogun Majek died at his Imalefalafia, Oke-Ado, Ibadan home. Salami described the late actor as a good …

JUST IN: Buhari present as APC NEC begins meeting in Aso Rock

  The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC) has just commenced it’s meeting at the State House, Abuja. President Buhari, VP Osinbajo, Governors and members of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Party and other members of the NEC are in attendance. More details later…

Nigerian striker happy to join Greek outfit AEK Athens  

  Nigeria striker Bright Enobakhare says he’s delighted to secure a move to Greek Super League club, AEK Athens. The 22-year-old Dream Team VII striker joined the former Greek champions following his exit from Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers last month. The striker, however, put pen to paper for a three year deal with the …

Euro roundup: Atalanta fightback floors Lazio, Real Madrid keep title pace  

  Lazio’s hopes of a first Italian title for 20 years suffered a major setback on Wednesday as they let a two-goal lead slip in their 3-2 defeat at Atalanta to leave Juventus in pole position for their ninth straight scudetto. Simone Inzaghi’s side had stormed into a 2-0 lead after just 11 minutes, thanks to a …

California sees 69% Covid-19 rise in two days

*As LA county has most cases in US California has seen a 69% rise in coronavirus cases in just two days, Governor Gavin Newsom said on Wednesday, as the state continues to battle a surge of new infections and hospitalizations. The state has witnessed an alarming jump in cases as communities reopen from lockdown restrictions. …

JUST IN: APC’s Abuja HQ sealed off again

For the second time this week, the National Secretariat of All Progressives Congress (APC) has been sealed off by Police operatives. As early as 9am on Thursday, two hillux patrol vans and two Peugeot 604 cars were stationed at strategic positions around the secretariat. Party staff, who had arrived early, were asked to move out …

MTN to launch 5G network in S’Africa next week

  Mobile operator MTN Group will launch its 5G commercial network in South Africa next week, joining Vodacom Group and Rain in the race to expand fifth-generation technology in the country. The firm said on Wednesday it is hosting a virtual launch event on June 30, where MTN South Africa CEO Godfrey Motsa will be …

Australia posts biggest one-day rise in coronavirus cases in two months

  Australia’s second most populous state deployed ambulances and mobile test centres in a coronavirus testing blitz as the country recorded the biggest daily rise in cases in two months. Victoria state said 33 people tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours, marking nine days of double digit new cases in the state. …

La Liga: Real overtake Barca again after Mallorca win

  Real Madrid have returned to the LaLiga summit, following a 2-0 win over Real Mallorca on Wednesday night. Vinicius Junior opened scoring for Zinedine Zidane’s men in the first half with a fine chip. Captain Sergio Ramos made it 2-0 with a fine free-kick, to secure maximum points for Real. The victory sees Los …

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