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#EndSARS: Protesters desert streets of Ondo

Protesting youth who had taken over the streets of Akure and other parts of Ondo State did not return on Friday following the national broadcast of President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday evening.
Mexican police have arrested three men over a bloody gun attack on a drug rehabilitation centre that left 27 people dead, the local prosecutor’s office said Sunday.

27 killed in attack on Mexico rehab centre

Mexican police have arrested three men over a bloody gun attack on a drug rehabilitation centre that left 27 people dead, the local prosecutor’s office said Sunday.
Mexican soldiers patrol the Jardines Universidad during a military operation during which Ruben Oseguera Gonzalez, a.k.a. “el Menchito” son of the leader of the Jalisco next Generation cartel, was arrested. (HECTOR GUERRERO-AFP via Getty Images)

Mexico extradites son of Jalisco cartel, braces for violence

Mexico extradited the son of the leader of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel to face drug charges in the United States, leading to fears his powerful gang may retaliate.
Bolivia’s President and presidential candidate Evo Morales speaks during a press conference at the Casa Grande del Pueblo (Great House of the People) in La Paz, on October 23, 2019. – President Evo Morales of Bolivia on Wednesday likened a general strike called to protest his apparent re-election victory a right wing “coup d’etat.” (Photo by AIZAR RALDES / AFP)

Bolivian president Evo Morales resigns following mass protests

The plan to hold new elections stemmed from a damning report from the Organization of American States (OAS) released Sunday that found “clear manipulations” of the voting process during the country’s October 20 elections.
This handout picture provided by the office of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei shows him arriving to a ceremony involving workers in the capital Tehran on April 24, 2019. – Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on April 24 called the end of oil sanction waivers by the United States a “hostile measure” that “won’t be left without a response”. The United States two days before announced it will no longer grant sanctions exemptions to Iran’s oil customers and will start imposing sanctions on countries such as India, China and Turkey if they buy Iranian oil. (Photo by – / Iranian Supreme Leader’s Website / AFP) / XGTY /

Iran supreme leader says US oil sanctions won’t go ‘without response’

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday called the end of oil sanction waivers by the United States a “hostile measure” that “won’t be left without a response”.

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Elder statesman Tanko Yakasai

Tanko Yakasai: Ondo governor, Alaafin instigating crisis to undermine Senator Tinubu’s presidential ambition

Speaking in an interview on the current Fulani-Yoruba crisis in the South-West, Yakasai stated that he could smell a grand conspiracy by some behind the scene actors in the South-West, who are using the governor and the respected traditional ruler to stir up the present crisis with a view of discounting the popularity of the former Lagos Governor in the North.
In a reaction to the report, the Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu, said the report of increased fatalities was a warning sign to citizens not to treat Covid-19 with kid gloves.

Osun records five coronavirus-related deaths in 24 hours

“The sting of the infection can be avoided if we all take personal responsibilities. The government has shown responsibility by increasing testing capacity across the state and
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Abacha loot: Court orders accelerated hearing in suit challenging appointment of consultants

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered accelerated hearing in the suit challenging the federal government for appointing a consultant for the monitoring and implementation of the $300 million allegedly looted by the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, which was repatriated to Nigeria through a tripartite agreement between United States of America and Bailiwick of Jersey.

Ghana university to be renamed after Jerry Rawlings

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that the Universality of Development Studies (UDS) will be renamed after the late former President Jerry John Rawlings.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: VAT revenue grew to N454.69bn in Q4 2020

The federal government generated N454.69 billion revenue from value-added tax (VAT) in the fourth quarter of 2020, a report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown.