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Atiku Challenges Buhari On Credible Elections

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The presidential candidate of the people's democratic party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has challenged president Muhammadu Buhari to guarantee free and fair elections.

Court Summons AG, IGP On Onnoghen

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A Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed hearing for January 17, in a suit by the incorporated trustees of international association of student economists and management against the code of conduct tribunal, the code of conduct bureau and the Attorney General of the Federation.

2019 Elections: Traditional Rulers Want Observer Status

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Traditional rulers in Cross-river state have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to give them honourary observer roles to monitor elections and give direct report to the commission as part of their contributions to Nigeria’s democratic process.

Onnoghen Saga: Obong Of Calabar Warns Against Heating Up The Polity

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The Obong of Calabar and natural ruler of the Efik Eburutu kingdom, Ndidem Ekpo-okon Abasi-otu the fifth has advised the federal government not to unnecessarily heat up the polity over what he described as 'witch-hunting' of the chief justice of Nigeria, justice Walter Onnoghen on assets declaration allegations.

APC, PDP Trade Blames Over Kwara Political Violence

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state have been pointing accusing fingers at each other over the recent political violence in the state, which has led to the death of one person, injured others, with over fifty vehicles vandalized.

Buhari Mourns Ekiti Accident Victims

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President Muhammadu Buhari says he is profoundly saddened to learn of the weekend tragic truck accident that took the lives of several Nigerians at Iworoko Ekiti in Ekiti state.

Benue Govt Condemns Arraignment Of CJN Onnoghen

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The Benue state government has joined in condemning and rejecting the attempt by the federal government to force the chief justice of Nigeria, CJN, justice Walter Onnoghen to resign or be removed.

INEC Appeals To Traditional Rulers To Enlighten Their Subjects

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Nation 

The Kaduna state resident electoral commissioner, Abdullahi Kaugama has appealed to traditional rulers in the state to enlighten their subjects on the procedures of the conducts of the 2019 elections.

Osinbajo Asks Nigerians To Respect The Sacrifices Of The Armed Forces

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Nation 

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has asked Nigerians to always respect the sacrifices of officers and men of the Nigeria armed forces and desist from making unguarded comments that may undermine their operations.

Akwa United Coach Disappointed At Home Loss

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Coach of Akwa united football club of Uyo, Raphael Everton has expressed disappointment at the match day one home loss to El-Kanemi warriors of Maiduguri at the nest of champions but called on supporters of the club to be patient, as the team will bounce back.

Iran Cargo Plane Crash Kills 15

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A cargo plane, which crashed near the Iranian capital, Tehran, has killed 15 people.

Trump New Rules On Birth Control Blocked In 13 States

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International News 

A California judge has blocked new trump administration regulations on birth control from applying in 13 states and Washington DC.

 

Turkey Dismisses Trump’s Threat

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International News 

Turkey has dismissed President Donald Trump's threat to "devastate" its economy if it attacks Kurdish forces in Syria following a planned pullout of US troops.

 

Trump Threatens Turkey Economy

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International News 

US President Donald Trump has threatened to "devastate turkey economically" if it attacks Kurdish forces in Syria following a planned pullout of US troops.

Court Upholds Abba Yusuf As Kano PDP Governorship Candidate

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Politics 

The coast is now cleared for Abba Yusuf to contest the 2019 governorship election in Kano state as peoples democratic party candidate as the state high court has struck out a suit filed by Jaafar Bello seeking the court’s declaration as the authentic winner of the party governorship primary held on October 1 2018.

Protest In Zimbabwe Over Hike In Fuel Price

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Protests have broken out in Zimbabwe's two main cities following an increase in fuel price

Cross River NBA To Resist Any Attempt To Remove CJN Onnoghen

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Nation 

The Cross River State chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, says any attempt to remove the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, from office without following the due process will be resisted lawfully.

Breaking: CCT Re-Fixes Onnoghen’s Arraignment For Jan. 22

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Nation 

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has re-fixed the arraignment of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, to January 22.

No Brexit More Likely Than No Deal - Theresa May

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International News 

UK’s Prime Minister,  Theresa May, is making a last-ditch attempt to persuade MPs to back her Brexit deal as Tuesday's key Commons vote looms closer.

BREAKING: Over 70 Lawyers Arrive CCT Session To Defend CJN Onnoghen

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Nation 

A team of lawyers number over 70 led by Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) has arrived the Code Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in Abuja to defend the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.