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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.

Police arrest man for burying grandson alive

Bauchi State Police Command said it has arrested a grandfather, Bawada Audu, in Rimin Zayam, Toro Local Government Area of the state for allegedly burying his grandson alive.

Anglican priest demoted for sitting close to dismissed homosexual colleague

The Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, has demoted a Venerable in charge of one of the Archdeaconry in Aguata Diocese of the church in Anambra State for allegedly allowing a dismissed priest to sit with him during a burial service.
The Anglican Bishop of Aguata Diocese in Anambra State, Right Reverend Samuel Ezeofor, has faulted the decision to shut down churches in the name of fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

Anglican communion faults Anambra burial law

The Anglican Bishop of Aguata Diocese in Anambra State, Rt. Rev Samuel Ezeofor has faulted with several sections of the Anambra State burial law, which came into effect on May 9th last year.

Late former Edo Speaker’s wife, driver abducted by gunmen

Her husband, Zakawanu Garuba, who died yesterday at Abuja after a brief illness, was being taken home to Auchi for burial when the widow, her three children and the aged mother of the late former Speaker encountered the gunmen at Kabba junction in Kogi State.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Rivers locks down Bonny, Onne communities

The Rivers State Government has expressed deep worry that the state could gradually become the next epicentre of the coronavirus (COVID-19) with a rising number of positive cases of the pandemic.
Frank Mba

Police deny reports of torture of suspected criminal who died in custody

The Nigeria Police has de­bunked reports published by some media organisations and some social media platforms that a 47-year-old Olaoluwa Bo­larinwa who was arrested in connection with robbery activi­ties in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, was tortured to death by mem­bers of the Inspector General of Police Special Tactical Squad (IGPSTS) while in their custody at Itele area of Lafenwa, Ogun State.
Victor Osimhen says Lille Metrople have picked vital lessons from Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League 3-0 away defeat to Ajax Amsterdam and are already looking forward to their next group game against Chelsea.

Victor Osimhen arrives in Lagos for father’s funeral

“He is around. He came in today. He came with some Eagles players. They landed in Lagos (private wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport),” a source said.

Kano elders express concern over the efforts in combating coronavirus

A citizens and civil society initiative, “Kano against Covid-19” has expressed concern over the ongoing fight against the COVID 19 in the state.
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.

Coronavirus: Panic grips residents where Asiwaju Tinubu’s dead CSO lived

Following the public announcement by the All Progressives Congress, APC, National leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu that his Chief of Staff, Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP, Lateef Raheem, died of COVID-19 complications, there has been serious panic among the residents of Maplewood Estate, Lagos Island, where the deceased lived until his death.
Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso

Senator Kwankwaso writes Presdent Buhari over ‘mysterious deaths’ in Kano

Worried by the waves of sudden deaths that hit Kano, the former governor, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal government to order an independent expert team to probe the cause of the deaths in the state.
The Speaker, Kano State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdulazeez Garba-Gafasa, has called on the state government to urgently constitute a committee of professionals to investigate the reported mass deaths in the state.

Kano Speaker wants mass deaths investigated

The Speaker, Kano State House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdulazeez Garba-Gafasa, has called on the state government to urgently constitute a committee of professionals to investigate the reported mass deaths in the state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Danjuma Kashimu, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of Magama-Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger, in Saturday’s bye-election.

Anambra APC urges governor to set up coronavirus test centres

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has advised Governor Willie Obiano to expedite action and set up COVID-19 test centres across Anambra state to enable citizens to access the facilities to ascertain their status.
Police forces at an Egyptian village were forced to use tear-gas to break up crowds and arrest dozens on Saturday protesting the burial of a doctor who died from the coronavirus.

Fearful Egyptians disrupt burial of coronavirus victim — video

Egyptian police arrested a dozen people and fired tear gas in a Nile Delta village Saturday, as a crowd protested the burial of a COVID-19 victim, a security source said.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Lockdown: Ebonyi partially restores religious, funeral activities

The commissioner for Information and State Orientation, Uchenna Orji, disclosed this on Tuesday night, after the executive council meeting in Abakaliki.
In continuation of its renewed efforts to provide more critical infrastructure in the state, the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved the execution of development projects worth over N2.5 billion.

Enugu orders workers to stay at home

Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has directed workers to stayed at home as measure to contain the dreaded Coronavirus in the state.
Eze Israel Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu’s kinsmen declare IPOB members personae non grata at parents’ burial

Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra have been declared personae non grata at the burial of the parents of Nnamdi Kanu, their founder.

Police confirm murder of 34 persons by bandits in Zamfara

The police in Zamfara have confirmed the killing of 34 persons following an attack in Tungar Kafau and Gidan Wawa communities in Shinkafi Local Government Areas of the state.
Plateau Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB)

Teachers Day: Plateau SUBEB intensifies search for quality primary education

When Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark World Teachers’ Day last week, Prof. Mathew Sule, Executive Chairman, Plateau State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), had one concern in his heart – the quality of education in Plateau’s primary schools.

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Britain reopens visa application centers in Nigeria

The United Kingdom High Commission has announced that its center’s across the country has reopened.
Nigeria’s Private Sector led Coalition Against COVID-19, CACOVID, yesterday formally announced the flag-off of a nationwide distribution of multi-billion naira food palliative and other relief items to vulnerable Nigerians.

CACOVID: Looted palliatives awaiting distribution

Most of the looted palliatives in warehouses across the nation were awaiting distribution to over 2 million vulnerable households, the private sector-led Coalition Against COVID (CACOVID) has explained.
Two minors and four other suspects were paraded on Monday by police in Ekiti State in connection with arson attacks on three police stations in the State.

#EndSARS: Police parade two minors, four others for arson

Two minors and four other suspects were paraded on Monday by police in Ekiti State in connection with arson attacks on three police stations in the State.

#EndSARS: Ekiti panel receiving petitions ahead of November 2 sitting

The Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the Allegations of Human Rights Violations Against the Police, defunct SARS officers and other Persons has commenced its activities with a call on citizens of the State to start submitting petitions ahead of its November 2 inaugural sitting.
The Lekki Concession Company, LCC, has refuted claims that it removed the CCTV’s at Lekki tollgate few hours before the shooting of protesters on Tuesday.

Britain asks Nigerian government to investigate Lekki shooting, bring culprits to book

The British High Commission in Nigeria has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate all killings and incidents associated with the #EndSARS protests.