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Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo, on Sunday, announced that three coronavirus patients have been discharged after treatment in Imo State.

Imo government set to recover more choice properties from ex-governor

This is definitely not the best of times for the embattled former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha as there are indications that the present administration in the state is determined to implement fully the government White Paper based on the outcome of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry report.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCT task force seal off clubs over violation of coronavirus protocols

The FCT Administration Task Force on Enforcement of COVID-19 Protocols has sealed two commercial outlets in Karu, an Abuja suburb, over violation of COVID-19 protocols.

Lagos landlords protest against demolition of buildings at Ibeju-Lekki

Many displaced landlords at Oke-Egan community, Kayetoro, Eleko, Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos on Friday protested at the state House of Assembly against what they described as unlawful demolition of over 400 houses in the neighbourhood.
The governor, Hope Uzodinma, disclosed this in Owerri, after meeting with the leadership of the state chapters of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, led by Josiah Ugochukwu, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Austin Chilakpu and Trade Union Congress, TUC, at the Government House in Owerri.

Senator Okorocha, Governor Uzodinma bicker over demolition

Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha and the incumbent, Governor Hope Uzodinma are on one another’s throat over a demolition spree going on in the State.
The President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Architect Ibrahim Kabir, Saturday, warned that without adequate food the Coronavirus, COVID-19, situation will worsen as government fights to contain its spread in the country.

Borno killings: AFAN expresses sadness, says disaster looms in food system

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Monday, expressed sadness over the gruesome killing of 43 rice farmers in Borno State on Saturday while on their farms by Boko Haram insurgents.
Ethiopia denied on Saturday that talks on the growing conflict in its northern Tigray region were imminent, just hours after three African former presidents were named to help mediate the two-week-old crisis.

Ethiopia denies talks on conflict after African Union names envoys

Ethiopia denied on Saturday that talks on the growing conflict in its northern Tigray region were imminent, just hours after three African former presidents were named to help mediate the two-week-old crisis.
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FCTA begins demolition of 2,400 shanties on railway corridor

Weeks after a train on a test-run was reportedly attacked with stones close to Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA has commenced the demolition of about 2, 400 shanties in Kukwuaba-Wuye District along the railway corridor leading to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
Lebanon mourned on Thursday the victims of the most powerful blast to hit a country that has already been struck down by an economic crisis, as rescuers searched for those missing since the explosion flattened Beirut port and devastated the city.

Beirut blast: Judge orders detention of top officials

A Beirut judge has ordered the detention of the director of Beirut judge customs and a port director, after the massive blast which ripped through the capital city’s port.
The South West Bitumen Exploration Limited (SWB), an indigenous company which is set to commence modular exploitation of Africa’s largest bitumen deposits in the southern part of Ondo state, is targeting an output of 50,000 tonnes monthly.

Modular exploitation of bitumen to commence in Ondo

The South West Bitumen Exploration Limited (SWB), an indigenous company which is set to commence modular exploitation of Africa’s largest bitumen deposits in the southern part of Ondo state, is targeting an output of 50,000 tonnes monthly.
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Ghana reacts to demolition of Nigeria’s embassy

The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation (NIDO), Ghana chapter, and the Government of Ghana on Monday reacted to the attacks on Nigerian residential buildings in that country.
The Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Area, Lagos State, has said the Ketu Fruits Market was demolished because hoodlums and robbers used the facility as their hideout.

Ketu fruit market demolished for security reasons – council chief

The Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Area, Lagos State, has said the Ketu Fruits Market was demolished because hoodlums and robbers used the facility as their hideout.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA demolishes perimeter fences, illegal structures on Dutsen-Alhaji road

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Ministerial Task Team at the weekend rolled out its bulldozers, pulling down parts of the perimeter fences of a commercial bank and some commercial buildings located by the roadside on the busy Dutsen-Alhaji axis connecting Bwari and other adjoining towns to the city centre.

Police take battle to kidnappers’ den in Edo

Edo State Police Command, in collaboration with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and Nigerian Army has taken the battle to kidnappers’ den in the forest on the Benin-Lagos Highway.
Some traders affected by the ongoing demolition of Agboju Market in Festac Town, Lagos, have blamed market leaders for “insincerity” over the exercise.

Traders lament as Lagos government demolish Festac market

Some traders affected by the ongoing demolition of Agboju Market in Festac Town, Lagos, have blamed market leaders for “insincerity” over the exercise.

FCT administration demolishes Caramelo night club

Weeks after the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Administration arrested some girls at popular night club Caramelo Lounge in Abuja, it has gone ahead to demolish the building.

Police protest poor accommodation facilities in Imo

Scores of policemen on Saturday took over the streets in Owerri, the Imo State capital, in protest against poor accommodation facilities in the state.
Rescuers work among the rubble and wreckage of the Morandi motorway bridge in Genoa on August 17, 2018, three days after a section collapsed. Rescue workers in Genoa have toiled for a third night in the wreckage of a collapsed bridge, continuing the desperate search for people still missing after the accident, which left at least 38 people dead. Italy's populist government intensified its attacks on the viaduct operator amid rising anger over the tragedy and the structural problems that have dogged the decades-old Morandi bridge, which buckled without warning on August 14, sending about 35 cars and several trucks, along with huge chunks of concrete, plunging 45 metres (150 feet) onto railway tracks below. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO BERTORELLO

Rescuers dig for survivors as anger mounts over Italy bridge collapse

Rescuers used diggers to claw through mountains of rubble, calling out in the hope of finding survivors as a desperate search for victims of the viaduct collapse entered its fourth day Friday with up to 20 people still missing.
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Four security force members, three ’terrorists’ killed in raid

Four members of the Jordanian security forces and three “terrorists” have been killed during a raid on a militant hideout after an officer died in a bomb blast near the capital, the government said Sunday.

Malian jihadist handed over to ICC on war crimes charges

A Malian jihadist was arrested Saturday and handed over to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to face war crimes charges for the destruction of Timbuktu and sex slavery, the tribunal said.

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Enugu: 88-year-old woman, 24 others raped in three months

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Ondo: Man arrested for ‘stealing’ human hair

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