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Ebonyi confirms two new cases of coronavirus

Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has confirmed two new cases of coronavirus disease in the State.
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Ebonyi embarks on production of 200,000 face masks

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has ordered for immediate production of over 200,000 face masks to be distributed in the thirteen Local Government Areas of the state as a way of curtailing the spread of coronavirus.
Sonni Ogbuoji

Ebonyi election: Senator Ogbuoji accuses Governor Umahi of bribing security agencies

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State, Senator Sonni Ogbuoji, has accused the state governor, Chief David Umahi, of bribing the military and other security agencies in the state with operational vehicles.
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Ebonyi guber: APC candidate cautions David Umahi on reckless spending

Sen. Soni Ogbuji, the Governorship Candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State, has warned the state government against reckless spending of public funds.

2019: Sonni Ogbuoji cautions electorate against vote trading

Senator Sonni Ogbuoji, the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Ebonyi, has urged the electorate not to engage in vote trading.

David Umahi: Peter Obi has so many things going for him

The Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. Dave Umahi, has said that the leaders of the South-East were never unhappy or opposed the choice of Peter Obi as his running mate and blamed the social media for getting peoples thoughts and speeches wrongly interpreted.
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APC primaries: One feared dead, seven injured in Ebonyi factional clash

One person was feared dead and seven others, including a Policeman, sustained severe injuries in a crisis which erupted on Thursday during the All Progressives Congress primary election for the Senate and House of Representatives in Ebonyi State.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

‘Armed robbers’ involved in ghastly motor accident in Ogun

Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.

Russians nationals detained in Chad desert say they are tourists

A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate vows to expose MDAs refusing to account for public funds

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has addressed the issues surrounding the strike action by some state-owned tertiary institutions, declaring that the state will resolve the matter within the month.

Oyo governor urges council chiefs to strengthen intelligence gathering in their areas

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

Super Eagles coach joins NPFL stars in training ahead of Mexico friendly

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

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Former president Thabo Mbeki paid tribute to the late Zambian leader Kenneth Kaunda on Thursday.

Thabo Mbeki: Thabo Kaunda ‘was the kind of African leader we need’

Former president Thabo Mbeki paid tribute to the late Zambian leader Kenneth Kaunda on Thursday.
The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, has said that it will be working with the Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC, to identify, document and disclose the real owners of Nigeria’s oil, gas and mining assets under the country’s implementation of Beneficial Ownership policy of the global extractive industries transparency initiative.

NEITI: Nigeria realised N79.96 billion from solid minerals in 2019

A 2019 audit report of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has shown that Nigeria earned N79.96 billion from the solid minerals sector in 2019. The figure, which represents accruals to the federation and other subnational entities, shows a 15% increase when compared to the N69.47 billion recorded in 2018.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest 16-year-old girl who ‘faked’ own kidnap

A 16-year-old girl, Abimbola Suluka, has been arrested alongside her boyfriend, Oluwaseun Olajide, by the Ekiti State Police command for allegedly kidnapping herself to raise money to pursue her career in acting as against study of medicine demanded by her mother.
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APC group commends President Buhari, security agents for ‘decimating’ IPOB

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Legacy Awareness and Campaign has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and federal security agents for decimating separatist group Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
Lionel Messi has predicted a difficult campaign for Argentina at this year’s Copa America in Brazil.

Copa America: Leo Messi predicts difficult campaign for Argentina

Lionel Messi has predicted a difficult campaign for Argentina at this year’s Copa America in Brazil.