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Abba Yusuf accuses Governor Ganduje of violation of due process

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in the last general election in Kano State, Abba Kabir Yusuf has accused Governor Abdullah Umar Ganduje of violating rule of law and due process on alleged sales of public property.
Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong, gave the charge Friday while playing host to the Executive members of the State branch of FIDA, during a courtesy call on him in the Conference room of the Ministry.

Akwa Ibom announces dates for resumption of schools

Akwa Ibom State Government has fixed September 21 2020 for the commencement of processes for the resumption of academic activities in the state-owned university, college of education and public primary schools.

NBA writes AGF over rules of professional conduct amendment

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says the recent amendment to the rules of professional conduct of legal practitioners (RPC), 2007 has brought ridicule to the association.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi opens schools for students

The Ebonyi State Government has announced the reopening of schools for primary, secondary and tertiary classes.

FIFA to hold first virtual congress

The approval of a revised budget and FIFA’s annual report are among the main items on the agenda for the worldwide body’s first remote Congress tomorrow.

PACAC rejects proposed anti-corruption agency bill

The Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC) headed by constitutional lawyer, Prof. Itse Sagay, has urged Nigerians and the National Assembly to reject the proposed Proceeds of Crime Recovery and Management Agency Bill, seeking amendment to the EFCC Act.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has signed the Kaduna State Penal Code (Amendment) Law 2020.

Governor El-Rufai signs amended Kaduna rape law

The amendment updates the penalties for the offence of the rape of a child. These new provisions include the punishments of surgical castration and bilateral salpingectomy for male and female convicts of child rape, and death.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Senator Tinubu urges Edo people to reject Governor Obaseki on election day

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Governor of Lagos, Bola Tinubu, has called on the people of Edo State to reject Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and kick him out of government house.
President Donald Trump painted a grim picture of life in the United States if his rival, Joe Biden, were to win the November presidential election, promising that there would be insecurity economic decline, and an end to basic rights.

Donald Trump hosts Israel, Bahrain, UAE peace ceremony

US President Donald Trump will host a ceremony Tuesday where Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates normalize relations with Israel, redrawing the Middle East’s diplomatic map – and boosting the Republican’s reelection hopes.
Nasser Al-Khelaifi

TV rights trial of PSG chief, ex-FIFA scribe opens

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and FIFA’s former secretary general Jerome Valcke went on trial in Switzerland on Monday accused of corruption in the attribution of World Cup TV rights.
Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, Mr Eyitayo Jegede has sounded a note of warning to those plotting to rig the October 10 governorship election in the state, saying the people of the state would resist them.

Ondo guber: We’ll stamp out kidnapping in Akokoland – PDP candidate

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede has assured residents of the border communities in Akokoland of adequate protection against kidnappers, if elected governor.
The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ondo communities drag government, commission to court over unremitted funds

Two indigenes of Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo state, Olona Mathew Eniola and Jerry Okuntade have dragged the Ondo State government and Ondo State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (OSOPADEC), to court over failure to remit 40 per cent of the 13 per cent oil derivation funds accruable to the commission’s account.
A gas station attendant pumps fuel into a customer's car at the NNPC Mega petrol station in Abuja, Nigeria March 19, 2020. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Rivers filling stations vow to shun planned protest over fuel hike

Association of filling station owners in Rivers State have vowed to shun Tuesday’s organised labour strike in the state.
This was contained in a statement signed by Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant (SSA), Mallam Garba Shehu.

P&ID: Presidency welcomes UK judgment, vows to protect Nigeria’s assets from criminals

The Presidency has welcomed the judgment by the UK Court granting Nigeria’s application for an extension of time and relief from sanctions in a $10 billion arbitration case with Process and Industrious Development Limited (P&ID) in Nigeria.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa to leverage on tourism to boost internal revenue, create jobs

The Bayelsa Government says it will leverage on its rich tourism endowment to boost revenue and enhance its economic fortunes as well as create jobs and reverse the status of Bayelsa listed as one of the five insolvent states.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Rivers government hands over 24 duplexes to judges

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has handed over some finished blocks of duplexes to accommodate Judges in the state.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

Nigerian government approves N1.1 billion to accommodate NDLEA officials

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday in Abuja approved N1.1billion for the acquisition of a 156-room accommodation for use by Staff of the Nigeria Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
6. Nigeria will soon have the immigrant visa ban imposed on her by the United States overturned, according to President Muhammadu Buhari.

President Buhari presides over 14th virtual FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over his 14th virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa Abuja.

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Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Governor Wike: We don’t want inconclusive election in Edo

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and the Chairman of the PDP National Campaign Council for the Edo Governorship election has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to make sure the collation of the election is monitored and go well just like the election itself.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has said thugs intimidated voters, election observers and journalists on a scale it said would affect the integrity of the governorship election in Kogi State.

Edo election: Votes sold for N1,000 to N15,000 – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development on Saturday condemned the high incidence of vote-trading recorded in the Edo State governorship election.

Sultan turbans 15 district heads in Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Saturday turbaned 15 new District Heads in Sokoto State.
The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said that the Coronavirus pandemic had shown Nigerians that there was need for prayers.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Pre-primary classes remain closed in Lagos

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that pre-primary classes in public and private schools across the state are to remain closed until further announcements are made.
Crystal Palace's Ivorian striker Wilfried Zaha celebrates scoring his side's third goal in the 3-1 victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha explains Jordan Ayew penalty swap against Manchester United

Crystal Palace attacker Wilfried Zaha has englightened the public on the incident leading to replacing Ghana striker Jordan Ayew in retaking a missed penalty during Saturday's Premier League triumph over Manchester United.