“Nigeria’s cost of governance, criminality, corruption has reached unacceptable level” – Peter Obi

The presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, has stressed that the cost of governance in Nigeria, criminality and corruption within government space has reached an unacceptable level. He said there was need to take drastic measures to reduce the trends. Obi stated this in Gboko, Benue State, while speaking to newsmen after he addressed the NKST Synod in Mkar, Gboko local government area of Benue State. According to him, “There is no government that has eliminated everything but ours is at unacceptable level. We must reduce it to…

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Qatar 2022 World Cup: The big kick-off finally gets under way

After a 12-year build-up engulfed by a desert storm of controversy, the World Cup finally kicks off in Qatar today, with Lionel Messi aiming to crown his glittering career by winning the football’s greatest prize. Recall that the first ever World Cup was held in the Arab world – and the first staged outside of the northern hemisphere’s summer window – gets under way at the 60,000-capacity Al-Bayt Stadium, where hosts Qatar take on Ecuador in Group A. It marks the start of a month-long football extravaganza which embattled Qatari…

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2023: APC Support Group applaud CAN for soft-pedalling on Muslim-Muslim ticket

A support group, under the aegis of the All Progressives Congress (APC), City Boy Progressive Group has lauded the Christians Association of Nigeria (CAN) for rescinding its decision not to support the party’s presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu over the vexed Muslim-Muslim ticket. It had earlier been reported that Christian leaders under CAN had decided to reconsider their stance on the issue of Muslim- Muslim ticket and may have Tinubu the benefit of doubt ahead of the 2023 polls. The APC presidential candidate had on Wednesday met with the leadership…

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UK supporting Nigeria to deliver credible elections in 2023 – British High Commissioner 

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, says that the Government of the United Kingdom is supporting Nigeria to ensure credible elections in 2023. Laing, who disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja, said the UK would monitor the elections closely. She expressed the UK government’s optimism that Nigeria would deliver free and fair elections in 2023 once the amended Electoral Act was implemented. According to her, the UK government had been supporting the electoral process in Nigeria by ensuring that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)…

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