Nigeria

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Lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, has given more insights into his arrest and detention at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport when contacted by our correspondent on the telephone. He said, “‎My self and the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and others were to be on an official trip to Morocco but […]

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Thieves should have their hands chopped off, a Mexican presidential candidate said in a televised debate on Sunday, provoking disbelief from a moderator and setting off a storm of comments and jokes on Twitter. Jaime Rodriguez, an independent known as “El Bronco,” who is trailing in opinion polls, made the proposal during a discussion about corruption […]

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Hausa and Yoruba youths engaged in a serious fight on Sunday over the invasion of Sabo Market by Masquerades in Akure, Ondo state. The clash led to the destruction of goods and properties worth millions of naira. PoliticsNGR gathered that no fewer than six motorcycles, three vehicles and at least three buildings were burnt down […]

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The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, said on Sunday that the invasion of the Senate was a plot by the Federal Government to overthrow the Senate leadership . The governor in a statement by his Special Assistant on Electronic Media , Simeon Nwakaudu , also alleged that the Federal Government wanted to use security agencies […]

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Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has opened up on what it would mean to surpass Cristiano Ronaldo, Luis Suarez and Alan Shearer’s Premier League goals record. Salah notched up his 31st league goal of the campaign in Liverpool’s 2-2 draw away to West Brom on Saturday. The Egyptian, who cost £36.9million when he joined from Roma last […]

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There are indications that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may enter into alliance with some of the opposition political parties ahead of the 2019 general elections. A member of the APC’s National Working Committee (NWC), who disclosed this to New Telegraph, in an exclusive chat yesterday, also revealed that the party is set to […]

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo came under fire yesterday for what was termed his posturing on national issues. Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka and activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) carpeted him and former military President Gen. Ibrahim Babangida for pretending to be “messiahs”. Soyinka, Falana, former Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole, Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, […]

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Sentaor Dino Melaye has been arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on his way to Morocco on an engagement sponsored by the Federal Government. He tweeted ; “I have just been arrested at the international wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport on my way to Morocco for an official engagement sponsored by the Federal Govt […]

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Policemen from Akwa Ibom State Command have arrested two brothers, Akaninyene and Ime Enyeokpon, who allegedly conspired and murdered their brother, Friday Enyeokpon, over witchcraft allegation. The deceased, who lived at the same address as the suspects, was said to have gone into the bush to check his traps when he was waylaid and killed […]

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Mohamed Salah has won the Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year award for 2017-18. The Liverpool forward, 25, beat Kevin de Bruyne, Harry Kane, Leroy Sane, David Silva and David de Gea in the vote by his fellow players. Manchester City’s Sane won the young player prize, while Chelsea’s Fran Kirby won the Women’s […]