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Don’t incite your supporters to violence – Monarch warns

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As the general elections are approaching, a traditional ruler, the Elepe of Epe, Sagamu in Ogun State, Oba Adewale Osiberu, has warned political leaders in the country not to incite their supporters to violence through their campaigns. Speaking in Oke-Ila, Ifedayo local government area of Osun State, during his courtesy visit to Orangun of Oke-Ila, […]

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Group warns against further postponement of election, interim gov’t

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A Human Rights group, Nigerians United for Democracy, NUD, Osun State Chapter, has cautioned the presidency and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, against any attempt that could truncate the nation’s democracy. This, the group said would spell doom for the country, as it threatens to mobilize Nigerians to protest against Interim National Government and any […]

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Oyo presidential campaign organisation cautions Ajimobi on billboard vandalistion

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Coordinator, Oyo state PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, Oloye Jumoke Akinjide has described as uncivilised, unlawful and irresponsible the manner in which the President Goodluck Jonathan campaign billboards and posters are being vandalised by suspected political thugs of the APC across the state. Oloye Akinjide who spoke through the Director, Media and Publicity for the organization, […]

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Putin pledges to bring Nemtsov killers to justice

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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday vowed to do everything possible to bring to justice those responsible for the “vile” murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov in a drive-by shooting near the Kremlin. “Everything will be done so that the organisers and perpetrators of a vile and cynical murder get the punishment they deserve,” Putin […]

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Egyptian court declares Hamas a ‘terrorist’ group

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Palestinian organisation accused of aiding armed groups who have waged string of deadly attacks in Egypt’s Sinai region An Egyptian court has declared Hamas a “terrorist” organisation, weeks after the Palestinian movement’s armed wing was given the same designation, reports said. A judicial source told AFP news agency that the court issued the verdict on […]

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Rotary marks anniversary, pledges service to humanity

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Rotarians in Nigeria have joined their counterparts around the world to commemorate the international agency’s 110th anniversary of selfless service to humanity, with a pledge to keep the flag flying despite the situation in the country. The Lagos and Ogun chapters of the club joined in rolling out the drums, holding seminars, workshops, simultaneous walks […]

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Taraba: PDP governorship aspirant drags Ishaku to court

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Gubernatorial aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Taraba State, for the 2015 general election, .John Musa Jen, has dragged the party’s governorship candidate to an Abuja High Court requesting it to order the candidate, Darius Dickson Ishaku to stop parading himself as the governorship candidate of the PDP in Taraba State for the […]

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Stakeholders tasked on peace in northern states

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Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Zainab Maina, has enjoined stakeholders to come up with a sustainable solution for peace and conflict management of the northern region and the country in general. Hajiya Maina made the call in Abuja at a one-day stakeholders’ workshop on the European Union funded programme on ‘Promoting women’s […]

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Patent right infringement: IT firm sues CIBN for N8bn

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An Information Technology firm, Technocrat Consult and IT System Solutions, has instituted a N8 billion legal suit against Chartered Institute of Banker of Nigeria, CIBN, before a Lagos Federal High Court, over alleged infringement of its patent rights. Joined as co-defendants in the suit are, the country’s apex bank, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, […]

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PDP’s oath-taking allegation against Tinubu outlandish, reactionary – APC

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The All Progressives Congress has said the “sickening and outlandish claim” by the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation that the APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, plans to become Vice President through the back door is designed to divert attention from the success of the party’s presidential candidate, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari(retd.), at the Chatham House […]

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