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The Presidency has insisted that contrary to the claims of the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Monroe, foreigners, particularly Nigerians, were targeted in the recent attacks in South Africa. Mr Munroe had stated on Tuesday during a media briefing with Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Ministry, that the attacks in South Africa are not xenophobic […]

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged the Police, Military and Department of State Services (DSS) high commands to, without further delay, secure the release of its National Youth Leader, Hon. SKE Ude-Okoye, who was attacked and abducted by gunmen in Enugu on Monday. In a statement by its spokesman, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP […]

The Member representing Bayelsa Central Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Douye Diri, has emerge winner of the PDP Governorship Primary. He clinched the Party’s ticket with a total of 561, to beat his closest Rival, Timi Alaibe, who got 365 votes out of 1,244 votes cast. The total number of registered delegates was […]

Angry set of protesters loot alleged foreign-owned shops today in a new wave of violence targeting foreign nationals in the Johannesburg suburb of Turffontein on September 2, 2019 as a result South Africa and Nigeria stepped security on Wednesday after deadly attacks on foreign-owned stores in Johannesburg triggered reprisal assaults on South African businesses in […]

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday met with members of the Economic Management Team (EMT) in Abuja over the $9.6 billion judgment debt awarded against Nigeria by a United Kingdom court in respect of a failed gas deal with an Irish firm, Process and Industrial Developments Limited (P&ID). Specifically, the court in the ruling of August […]

No fewer than 19 suspected cultists have been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command for alleged involvement in the killing of four members of the Eiye and Aiyeconfraternities during a supremacy fight in the Imota area of Ikorodu. While the Oro festival was going on in the town, a disagreement broke out between the cultists and the […]

UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has vowed to sack any Conservative lawmakers who try to block a No Deal Brexit. Likely rebels are being warned they will have the whip withdrawn if they join up with the Opposition this week.  This would stop them standing as Tory party candidates at a general election that could […]

In search of a lasting solution to the security challenges facing the Southwest states, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state will today host the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed A. Adamu, service chiefs and five other governors of the Southwest states in Ibadan. The meeting tagged Southwest Geopolitical Zone Security Summit is convened by the Inspector-General […]

The spokesman for the Senate, Senator Dayo Adeyeye, has reacted to the controversial five-point-five billion naira purportedly earmarked for the purchase of cars for members of the Red Chamber. Senator Adeyeye stated that the said amount would only be legal if budgeted by the National Assembly for such purpose. He, however, dismissed the reports, stressing […]

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has chastised President Muhammadu Buhari for his alleged failure to take decisive steps to end bloodletting and guarantee a stable, peaceful and secure nation. In a statement issued on Sunday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party maintained that the Presidency only stops at issuing condemnations, publishing commiserations […]

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