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Nigeria dropped down to 35th position in the latest FIFA Coca-Cola world rankings following a lacklustre display in November that saw them end the year without a win. The rankings released by the world football body on Friday showed that Nigeria dropped three places from the 32nd position in November. The Super Eagles dropped three […]

Russians will head to the polls beginning Friday for parliamentary elections that could serve as a platform for popular anger over the economy, a crackdown on dissent and the government response to the coronavirus pandemic. But the ruling party United Russia is likely to find a way to maintain a stranglehold on its control of […]

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday rejected Chinese criticism of Australia’s new nuclear submarine alliance with the United States and said he doesn’t mind that President Joe Biden might have forgotten his name. China reacted angrily when Biden, Morrison and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson used a virtual news conference this […]

For the past decade, residents of Cameroon’s Far North region have been living in fear of attacks by Boko Haram. The Islamist terror group targets the military but also civilians. It is active in a large zone that also covers north-eastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad basin. In the past 10 years, more than 7,000 […]

Southern Governors met in Enugu on Thursday, declaring that it is within their purview to collect the Value Added Tax, VAT. This is coming amid row between the Rivers State Government and the Federal Government, a case that is now subject of litigation. The governors also reaffirmed their stand on open-grazing ban, urging every State […]

A loyalist of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC).Naija News reports that Chisom Dike representing Tai/Eleme/Oyigbo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives dumped the PDP on Thursday. Announcing Dike’s defection on the floor of the lower chamber, Speaker of the House, […]

A former Presidential candidate, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, on Thursday detailed the steps that ought to be taken by the federal government towards ensuring the eradication of corruption in the Nigerian society. Moghalu made this known via a statement in Lagos. According to the former Deputy Director of the Central Bank of Nigeria, a systemic and […]

Military sources on the frontlines told Peoples Gazette that the insurgents attacked a convoy of armed soldiers travelling between Monguno and Maiduguri on Thursday morning. Boko Haram insurgents on Thursday ambushed a Nigerian Army convoy in Borno, killing at least 12 soldiers before carting away cash and weapons. Military sources on the frontlines told Peoples […]

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has given credence to trending speculations that it plans to field former President Goodluck Jonathan as its presidential candidate in 2023.Jonathan, currently a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), was Nigerian president from 2010 to 2015. He was vice president of Nigeria from 2007 to 2010 under the administration […]

*Say They Did Not Mandate Akume To Speak For ThemTOR VANDE-ACKA MAKURDI – Jemgbagh Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) elders forum, comprising Tarka, Gboko and Buruku Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Benue state have vowed to stand by Governor Samuel Ortom, through thick and thin. The group which also berated the Minister for Special Duties and […]

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