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Islamic leaders want East Jerusalem recognised as Palestine’s capital

Islamic leaders on Wednesday urged the world to recognise occupied East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine, as Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas warned the United States no longer had any role to play in the peace process. Turkish President Recep

Manchester United vs Manchester City: Mourinho speaks on going 11 points behind leaders

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has admitted that their hopes of winning the Premier League are probably over, after they were defeated 2-1 by Manchester City on Sunday. Marcus Rashford cancelled out David Silva’s opener, before Nicolas Otamendi scored the

Ogun PDP leaders, elders call for hitch-free convention

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta Leaders, elders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State have called for a hitch-free national convention holding in Abuja on Saturday (today). In a statement they signed in Abeokuta, the party faithful commended the

Obaseki Seeks Christian Leaders’ Support To Tackle Human Trafficking

File photo   Edo State government has identified the church as a critical stakeholder in the fight against human trafficking which it described the trend as alarming. This was according to the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, who spoke on Thursday

Buhari, African Leaders Demand Roadmap To Resolve Togo Political Impasse

File photo President Muhammadu Buhari and five other West African leaders have demanded an immediate roadmap to resolve the political impasse in Togo. A statement issued Thursday by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr

LAGOS APC leaders urge members to embrace unity

Afeez Hanafi The apex body of the All Progressives Congress in the Lagos East Senatorial District has urged party members in the district to be united. The members in a meeting held in Ikorodu under the leadership of Otunba Bushura

National Assembly Leaders In Aso Villa For Dinner With Buhari

The leadership of the National Assembly has arrived at the Presidential Villa for dinner with President Muhammadu Buhari. Some lawmakers at both chambers of the National Assembly were led to the Aso Villa by the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki,

Photos: Nigerian Religious Leaders leading prayers in U.S

On Sunday, Bishop Stephen Mamza, Yola Diocese and Hajjia Turai A.A. Kadir, community projects organizer, American University Nigeria, presented a prayer for peace at the inauguration of Dr. Margee Ensign as president of Dickinson College. The college is located in

Speak out against FG’s illegal action, Wike tells church leaders

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt GOVERNOR, Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has called on the church leaders to speak out against illegal and corrupt actions of the Federal Government in order to stem the drift of the country into an era of

Be God-fearing, ACF tells Nigerian leaders

Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna The Arewa Consultative Forum on Wednesday asked Nigerian leaders to be God-fearing and responsive in discharging their   day-to-day duties in the face of current socio-economic, political and security challenges confronting the country. Also, the northern body called

[UPDATED] Buhari Meets With APC, PDP Leaders In Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has met with leaders of the two main political parties in Nigeria, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The APC delegation was led by the Chairman of

PHOTOS: Buhari Meets With APC, PDP Leaders

The President, Muhammadu Buhari, has met with leaders of the two main political parties in Nigeria, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja.     The post PHOTOS: Buhari

Nigeria’s Unity Requires Statesmanship, Not Bias – Southern Leaders

Some leaders in Nigeria’s Southern region have advised President Muhammadu Buhari that the unity of the country requires a strong statesmanship. The elder statesmen, under the auspices of Southern Leaders Forum, said the government needs to admit that the country

Military’s unitary constitution created problems for Nigeria – Yoruba leaders

Oladimeji Ramon A group of Yoruba elders on Sunday blamed the socio-economic woes of the country on the 1966 military intervention, particularly the introduction of the unitary constitution in place of the 1963 Constitution. The unitary constitution, which later metamorphosed