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FEC observe a minute silence for Tam David West

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the Federal Executive Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. A minute silence was observed in honour of Professor Tamunoemi Sokari David-West, who passed at the age of 83 on Monday, November...

England moves to save its only minority language

A drive to preserve England’s only official minority language was given a major boost on Friday. Communities Minister Lord Bourne announced the new fund worth over 250,000 U.S. dollars to help support and preserve Cornwall’s rich language, heritage and...

Federal government’s revival of history subject in schools commended

File Photo Some Primary and Secondary school teachers in Bwari Area Council of the FCT have lauded Federal Government’s revival of History subject in Nigerian schools. The teachers expressed their appreciation on Wednesday in Bwari, Abuja. The Federal Government on Friday...

“Eradicate Osu Caste” – Obiano Tells Igbo Royal Fathers

Gov Willie Obiano of Anambra has urged traditional rulers in the South East to take drastic measures towards total eradication of the Osu caste system in the zone. Obiano made the call during the opening ceremony...

Senator Kalu: Why I’m passionate about peace in Venezuela

The senator representing Abia North in the Senate, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has said his interest in the peace process in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela was borne out of the need to come to the aid of...

Certificate of Return: Traditional dancers besiege INEC office to celebrate Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat

Traditional dancers and drummers on Friday besieged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Lagos State Office, as Lagos Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat received their Certificate of Return. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Notting Hill Carnival crowds brave downpours

Revellers at Notting Hill Carnival donned ponchos and clutched umbrellas as west London was hit by downpours. Up to 60 bands in colourful costumes took part in the Grand Finale street parade. There were also 38 sound systems to entertain...
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Buhari, Osinbajo, governors dragged to court, asked to make their assets public

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has asked an Abuja Federal High Court to order President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo...

2023: Doyin Okupe reveals why PDP can’t win election, kicks off fresh campaign

Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has started a campaign on social media calling for the change of name for...

INEC declares APC candidate winner of Kagarko Kaduna rerun election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC) for Kagarko constituency of Kaduna State, Hon. Nuhu...

LaLiga: Setien speaks after Barcelona’s 2-0 defeat to Valencia

Barcelona manager, Quique Setien has reacted to his side’s La Liga 2-0 defeat to Valencia on Saturday. Valencia defeated Barcelona, thanks to Maxi...