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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.

APC chapter disowns member over comments against national leadership

The Benue State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has given one of its members, Okpoku Ogenyi, 24 hours to withdraw allegations made against the Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee or face sanctions.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC takes delivery of membership registration materials

Receiving the items on behalf of the party, Chairman of the APC Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, said the party will roll out a time table for the commencement of the exercise as soon as the full consignment was received.
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Kidnapped Oyo council chief regains freedom

The caretaker chairman of Iganna Local Council Development Area of Oyo State, Mr Olayiwola Adeleke, has regained freedom.
The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state.7

Edo election: We took electorate for granted – APC chieftain

A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extra Ordinary National Convention Committee, Ismail Ahmed, has said the party lost weekend governorship election in Edo State because it took the electorate for granted.
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.

APC caretaker committee has no plans for extension – member

Prof. Tahir Mamman, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Caretaker and Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee, has said that the committee is not working to extend its tenure.
The Zenith Labour Party, on Sunday, confirmed the adoption of Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, as its governorship candidate.

Ondo guber: Governor Akeredolu notorious for having loose tongue – deputy

Deputy Governor of Ondo State and governorship candidate of the Zenith Labour Party, Hon Agboola Ajayi, has lambasted Governor Rotimi Akeredolu for describing him as a betrayal, neophyte and a nincompoop.
Tunisia's prime minister-designate Hichem Mechichi is shown being sworn into a previous post as interior minister outside the capital Tunis, February 27, 2020. Fethi Belaid-Pool via REUTERS-File Photo

Tunisia’s parliament approves a technocratic government

Tunisia’s parliament approved a technocratic government in a confidence vote on Wednesday, hoping to end months of political instability and focus on tackling worsening economic and social problems.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: Expect massive return of our bigwigs

The ruling All Progressives Congress APC on Friday boasted of the success of its ongoing reconciliation efforts, saying its political bigwigs who left would soon return to its fold.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Caretaker committee takes over Niger APC

Mr Khalid Ibrahim, Legal Adviser, All Progressive Congress (APC) in Niger, said on Wednesday that a caretaker committee has taken over affairs of the party.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes celebrate after the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Peter Powell-REUTERS

Bruno Fernandes: How Ole Gunnar Solskjaer manages me

Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes is enjoying playing for manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Lebanon prosecutor to probe ministers over Beirut blast

A Lebanese prosecutor is to probe several ministers and former ministers over last week’s deadly chemical blast at Beirut port, a judicial official said Wednesday.
England-born Nigerian winger Rinsola Babajide has been nominated for Liverpool Women’s Player of the Season for 2019-20.

Rinsola Babajide nominated for Liverpool women’s player of the season award

England-born Nigerian winger Rinsola Babajide has been nominated for Liverpool Women’s Player of the Season for 2019-20, Completesports.com reports.
Business mogul and politician, Mr Jimoh Ibrahim, says he will be strategically involved in the re-election of Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State.

Ondo guber: Jimoh Ibrahim pledges to work for Governor Akeredolu’s re-election

Business mogul and politician, Mr Jimoh Ibrahim, says he will be strategically involved in the re-election of Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has failed to select a caretaker chief due to an impasse among members who must still agree by November on a replacement for outgoing Director-General Roberto Azevedo, the Geneva-based body said on Friday.

WTO unable to agree on interim leader before choosing new chief

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has failed to select a caretaker chief due to an impasse among members who must still agree by November on a replacement for outgoing Director-General Roberto Azevedo, the Geneva-based body said on Friday.

PDP declares purported Jigawa councils caretaker committees illegal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared the “purported composition and inauguration of unauthorised” caretaker committees of the party in 27 Local Governments Areas of Jigawa state as illegal, null and void.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, five others jostle for WTO job

Six candidates are vying to become the next head of the World Trade Organisation, an institution which faced mammoth challenges even before the pandemic-driven global economic crisis struck.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Edo guber: Governor Ganduje heads 49-member APC campaign council

The Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has been appointed by the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to chair the Party’s high-level National Campaign Council for the Edo State Governorship Election.
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APC constitutes reconciliation committees for Edo, Ondo

The Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has constituted Reconciliation Committees for Edo and Ondo States.
Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

We can’t conduct local council elections because of coronavirus – Bauchi governor

Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed, has lamented how the novel Coronavirus has hindered preparations for local government elections in the state.

PDP dissolves Abia state exco

The Abia State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday, dissolved the state executive committee (EXCO) and replaced it with a caretaker committee.
The Taraba Technical Committee on COVID-19 on Sunday discharged 124 persons quarantined at the state NYSC orientation camp in Barikin Sibre, Jalingo.

Taraba discharges 124 persons from quarantine

The Taraba Technical Committee on COVID-19 on Sunday discharged 124 persons quarantined at the state NYSC orientation camp in Barikin Sibre, Jalingo.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Tuesday flagged off the COVID-19 Drive-Walk Through Testing programme in the state aimed at controlling the spread of the virus.

ALGON warns Oyo governor over inauguration of council secretaries, caretakers amid court injunction, pandemic

The Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), Oyo State chapter, has warned the governor of the state, Mr Seyi Makinde to desist from what it termed illegal inauguration of council secretaries and caretaker members amid court injunction and COVID-19 pandemic.

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Some more information has emerged regarding the plans for a European Super League including funding and the stance of the parties involved.

European Super League shelved as more clubs withdraw

The European Super League collapsed on Wednesday as eight of the 12 founding members from England, Italy and Spain abandoned the breakaway project.

Ryan Mason dedicates first Tottenham win to Ugo Ehiogu

Tottenham Hotspur interim manager, Ryan Mason, has decided his first win in charge to former coach Ugo Ehiogu, who passed away four years ago.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Edo: Police charge 331 suspects to courts in two months

The Police Command in Edo on Wednesday disclosed that no fewer than 332 suspects have been charged to courts in the last two months.
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PSG president replaces Juventus supremo as ECA chairman

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been appointed as the new European Club Association chairman, replacing Andrea Agnelli in the wake of the Juventus executive's departure.
The federal civil rights investigation into the death of George Floyd while in police custody is ongoing despite the guilty verdict, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said in a statement.

George Floyd murder: Minneapolis police to face US federal probe

A US federal investigation has been launched into policing practices in the city of Minneapolis, a day after one of its former officers was convicted of the murder of George Floyd.

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Qatar is in talks with coronavirus vaccine makers to ensure all fans attending the 2022 World Cup in the country have been vaccinated, the foreign minister said Friday.

Qatar seeking virus jabs for all World Cup visitors

Qatar is in talks with coronavirus vaccine makers to ensure all fans attending the 2022 World Cup in the country have been vaccinated, the foreign minister said Friday.
Youth members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from the South-West have urged the leadership of the party to pick Rivers State’s Governor Nyesom Wike as Vice-Presidential Candidate in the 2023 elections.

Governor Wike: Nobody can undermine Rivers in quest for Nigeria’s presidency

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that anybody jostling to be president of Nigeria would also need to secure votes in Rivers to combine with either Kano or Lagos to emerge victorious.
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Petrol: No increase in ex-depot price in May – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum corporation (NNPC) says it will not increase the ex- depot price of Premium Motor spirit also known as petrol in May.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has said he substituted Mohamed Salah in the loss to Chelsea as he felt the Egyptian “suffered a bit” with fatigue.

Mo Salah unhappy with Liverpool contract situation

Mohamed Salah is reportedly becoming increasingly concerned by Liverpool’s attitude towards a potential new contract at the club.
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NEMA distributes relief materials to fire victims in Osun

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday distributed relief materials to victims of the December 2020 fire outbreak in Odo-Ogbo market, Ile-Ife, Osun.