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Appeal Court affirms ex-Ondo Dep. Gov as PDP candidate  

  Babatope Okeowo, Akure The Court of Appeal sitting in Akure, Tuedday affirmed the candidature of the former Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Chief Alfred Agboola Ajayi as the Senatorial candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Ondo South senatorial district of the state. The Appellate Court, presided over by Justice Ayobode Olujimi Lokulo-Sodipe, dismissed …

Osun: Leave our king alone kingmakers beg Adeleke 

  *Insist selection of new Owa followed laid down procedures Ayobami Agboola, Osogbo   The Owa-in-Council and kingmakers of Igbajo community have  begged the Osun State Governor, Senator Demola Adeleke to leave their monarch alone and concentrated on delivering the dividend of democracy to the people of the state. The appeal followed the executive order …

Buhari asks Senate to legalise Social Investment Programme 

  *Seeks approval of 10 new national parks Chukwu David, Abuja President Muhanmadu Buhari, Tuesday, asked the Senate, to pass a bill to legalise and institutionalise the Social Investment Programme in Nigeria (NSIP). President Buhari also forwarded different letters to the Senate, seeking for creation of 10 new national parks across the country. On the …

Denmark: Nigerian pirate found guilty, not imprisoned

  A 31-year-old Nigerian man who was seriously injured during a gunfight last year with Danish troops on an anti-piracy mission off West Africa was Monday found guilty of endangering others by a Danish court. However, the court ruled that the man, had his leg amputated, should be not be jailed because his role during the …

2023: INEC will not be cowed by arsonists – Yakubu 

  Olufemi Adediran, Abeokuta The National Chairman of the National Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Tuesday vowed that, the Commission will never be intimidated by the various attacks on its offices nationwide by arsonists. Yakubu said, the Commission was determined to make the 2023 elections the best ever Nigeria has ever had, describing …

US, Iran face off in winner-takes-all World Cup showdown

  The United States and Iran meet in a politically charged winner-takes-all World Cup clash on Tuesday as England aim to reach the last 16 as group winners with victory over Wales. Ever since the draw for the tournament was made in April, the Group B game between the US and Iran has stood out …

Chinese police clamp down after days of covid protests

  China’s protests against Covid restrictions which erupted over the weekend appear to have died down, as authorities begin clamping down. A heavy police presence has been reported in several cities, and some gatherings were quelled or failed to materialise, reports the BBC. Reports have emerged of people being questioned and their phones searched. But …

Russian anger as Pope labels ethnic groups ‘cruel’

  Russia has hit out at comments from the Pope that some minority groups of soldiers have behaved worse than others in the invasion of Ukraine. The “cruellest” troops are generally Chechens and Buryats, Pope Francis told a US magazine, reports the BBC. He also labelled the Holodomor famine caused by the Kremlin in Ukraine …

Sunak: Golden era of UK-China relations is over

  Rishi Sunak has said the so-called “golden era” of relations with China is over, as he vowed to “evolve” the UK’s stance towards the country. In his first foreign policy speech, the PM said the closer economic ties of the previous decade had been “naïve”. He said the UK now needed to replace wishful …

US scholar attributes Europe’s prosperity to Africa

Howard French, a Professor of Journalism at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has said Africa provided gold and cheap labour, in the form of slaves, for the transformation of Europe into a prosperous and economic zone in the 19th century.   French, who was a guest speaker at the hybrid 4th edition of the …

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