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Leaders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa weekend trade words over the alleged attempt by the opposition party to breach an existing gentleman’s agreement between the people of Sagbama and Ekeremor Local Government areas on the issue of power rotation of National Assembly positions.
Former Ambassador to, Denmark, Finland, and Norway, Dr Godknows Igali, on Wednesday, declared intention to contest in the forthcoming Bayelsa Central Senatorial Bye-election in Bayelsa State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that 13 political parties have signaled their intention to conduct primaries for the forthcoming by-elections.
The Kogi State Polytechnic has expelled 25 students for their involvement in various forms of examination malpractice.
India is ready to mass produce COVID-19 vaccines when scientists give the go-ahead, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Independence Day speech on Saturday.
A vigilante group in Ogbia Local Government Area of the state has arrested three armed robbery suspects in Oloibiri community and recovered firearms and stolen items.
Police in Adamawa has arrested two suspects for alleged raping of two minors in Jambutu, Yola North Local Government Area of the state.
The Police Command in Adamawa has paraded 33 kidnappers and 10 robbery suspects, as well as 16 others allegedly involved in inciting communal conflict in the state.
The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has said that there are now 60,657 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in 53 countries across Africa.
According to data obtained from the World Health Organisation, no fewer than 4,012 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Ghana.
The Africa Centre for Disease Control (Africa CDC) has said that the number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Africa has risen to over 54,027 in the past 24 hours in 53 countries across the continent.
Up to 190,000 people in Africa could die of coronavirus in the first year of the pandemic if containment measures fail, the World Health Organisation warned on Thursday.
Mr Stephen Karingi, Director, Regional Trade and Integration, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), says African economy will lose 65 billion dollars if there is a full lockdown of the continent due to COVID-19.
African nations are facing a surge of COVID-19 cases with less than one intensive care bed and one ventilator per 100,000 people, a Reuters survey has found.
The oil and gas industry in Nigeria weekend embarked on the third phase of its intervention in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, with the takeoff of an infectious diseases centre in Bayelsa to serve the entire Niger Delta region.
Africa must move swiftly to prevent a looming food crunch caused by coronavirus disruption for small-scale producers, the head of a UN agency says.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has taken full responsibility for Thursday’s early exit from the Copa del Rey at the hands of Spanish third division side Alcoyano but says the upset is “not a disgrace.”
“The University of Nigeria has zero tolerance for cultism and other nefarious activities. Anyone caught in the act will be handed over to the police for prosecution. We also abhor cybercrimes, particularly the internet crime known as ‘yahoo yahoo’. Also, there is no place for examination malpractice. So, avoid all these, to have hitch-free academic pursuit in the university, which your college is affiliated to,” he said.
Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has sympathised with the Sokoto State Government and the victims of the inferno which razed the Shehu Shagari Modern Market in Sokoto State.
A Professor of Economics, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Chris Ekong, has cautioned against the entitlement sense of some States in the Niger Delta over the ownership of the resources sharing in the region.
"Under the plan, 200,000 beneficiaries will be engaged as financial services operators under a Shared Agent Network Expansion Facility (SANEF) scheme operated by the Central Bank of Nigeria; over 30,000 have already been engaged as geospatial experts and enumerators in the Economic Sustainability Plan’s Mass Agric programme, while several others will have the option of benefiting from the GEEP micro-enterprise loans," a statement details.
The outgoing Trump administration said on Thursday it was issuing new rules that would allow manufacturers of automated vehicles to bypass some crash standards required of conventional vehicles, which would cut production costs.
Former Liverpool midfield star Jamie Redknapp hailed Eberechi Eze’s performance in Thursday’s 0-0 draw between Arsenal and Crystal Palace, describing him as the ‘best player on the pitch’.
Family sources told newsmen on Sunday that Mr. Martins-Kuye passed on on Sunday morning in his hometown of Ago-Iwoye. He was 78.
The Christian Association of Nigeria has cautioned those threatening the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Dr Matthew Kukah, to stop their “unlawful” actions and also asked the security agencies to ensure the safety and security of the cleric.
The second Republic lawmaker, Dr Muhammad Junaid, says the administration under President Muhammadu Buhari has failed woefully, while describing him (Buhari) as “a threat to the security of the country”.