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( standing in front row)Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (4th left); Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro (3rd left); Deputy Inspector- General of Police, Michael Ogbizi (4th right); Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori (2nd right); Chief Judge of Delta State, Hon. Justice Marshal Umukoro (right); His Royal Highness, Obi Emmanuel Efeizomor the II, Obi of Owa (3rd right); Brig. Gen. Ibahim Jallo (left); Delta State Commissioner of Police, Hafiz Inuwa (2nd left); and others, during the Inauguration of State Community Policing Advisory Committee (SCPAC) and State Community Policing Committee (SCPC), held at the Banquet Hall, Government House ,Asaba. Friday

Delta governor inaugurates committees on community policing

Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday, inaugurated two committees on community policing, saying it was in response to yearnings of citizens for local policing apparatus to check rising security challenges in the state.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Taraba orders arrest of blogger, others over ‘defamation’

Taraba state police command has arrested Mr Miracle Mark, a Taraba based blogger, and others for alleged defamation of character, following a complaint against the accused by the state governor Darius Ishaku.
President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has described the late Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, as an experienced lawyer and banker.

Aisha Abba Kyari: My daddy, my best friend

On 17th April, 2020, my world came crashing down and my heart shattered into a billion pieces. Upon receiving the news of my father’s passing, I immediately felt the most excruciating pain – a pain I would not wish on my worst enemy. My biggest fear in the world had materialised.
The General Overseer of the Gospel Faith Mission International (GOFAMINT), Pastor Elijah Abina, has challenged the federal government and security forces to intensify the onslaughts against insurgents and criminal elements across the nation.

Pastor Abina charges women to be change agents

General Overseer of the Gospel Faith Mission International (GOFAMINT), Pastor Dr Elijah Abina, has charged Christian women to be change agents.
Irrfan Khan, a veteran character actor in Bollywood movies and one of India’s best-known exports to Hollywood, has died. He was 54.

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan passes on at 54

Irrfan Khan, a veteran character actor in Bollywood movies and one of India’s best-known exports to Hollywood, has died. He was 54.
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

2023: Why Governor el-Rufai, Asiwaju Tinubu’s ambitions can’t tear APC apart – Governor Buni

Amid speculations that the ruling All Progressives Congress may collapse after the exit of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023, the Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, has said the much speculated presidential ambitions of Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State and that of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, cannot break the party.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Bayelsa guber verdict: We’re solidly behind Supreme Court – Atiku Abubakar

Following the sack of Bayelsa governor-elect, David Lyon, and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo, by the apex court, the presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party, PDP, in the last general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has Thursday said that Nigerians are solidly behind Supreme Court in their verdicts.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has warned the newly inaugurated cabinet members to shun frivolities and work as one indivisible team for the progress of the state.

Osun governor swears in appeal court president

Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola on Monday swore in Justice Foluke Awolalu as President of the Customary Court of Appeal.

Angola vows to bring back Isabel dos Santos after ‘Luanda Leaks’ release

Authorities in Angola have said they will use "all possible" means to bring back Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of the country's former president, after thousands of leaked documents revealed new allegations she siphoned off hundreds of millions in public money.

Amotekun: South-West government yet to contact us on recruitment, other processes – Group

The Southwest Stakeholders Security Group (SSSG) has applauded the move by the governors in the region to start the joint security taskforce across the South-West.
A sergeant with the Nigerian Air Force, Umaru Bashir, has won the 2019 edition of Gani Fawehinmi Impact and Integrity Awards in Lagos.

Nigerian Air Force sergeant wins Gani Fawehinmi Awards

A sergeant with the Nigerian Air Force, Umaru Bashir, has won the 2019 edition of Gani Fawehinmi Impact and Integrity Awards in Lagos.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Oladipo Olasope, has knocked the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) over its alleged docility and unnecessary silence on the Anti-Hate Speech Bill that has passed second reading in the National Assembly.

Anti-Hate Speech Bill: Senior lawyer knocks NBA over alleged docility, unnecessary silence

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Oladipo Olasope, has knocked the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) over its alleged docility and unnecessary silence on the Anti-Hate Speech Bill that has passed second reading in the National Assembly.

Kogi guber: Ebiras in Nasarawa pray for Governor Bello’s re-election

Ahead of the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi, the Ebira indigenes residing in Nasarawa State have held special prayer for the re-election bid of Gov. Yahaya Bello, and peaceful poll during and after the exercise.
Samuel Onuigbo

Distorted values affecting Nigeria’s growth – Reps member

Rep. Samuel Onuigbo, the member representing Ikwuano/Umuahia North/Umuahia South Federal Constituency of Abia in the House of Representatives, says the distortion of values is affecting the development of the country.
Cosmas Ilechukwu

Cleric wants unity among Christians

Dr Cosmas Ilechukwu, General Overseer, Charismatic Renewal Ministries (CRM), has called on the various denominations that make up the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to be united for the growth and development of the country.
Olukayode Pitan

BOI chief calls for more technology universities to drive development

The Managing Director of the Bank of Industry, Mr Olukayode Pitan, has urged State and Federal Governments to establish more universities of technology to drive development.
Gonzalo Higuain hugs his teammate Blaise Matuidi (No 14) after scoring the winner for Juve against Inter. Matteo Bazzi-EPA

Serie A: Juventus go top as Gonzalo Higuain seals victory at Inter

Juventus ended Inter Milan’s perfect record in Serie A and took over top spot as Gonzalo Higuain’s superb late strike earned a 2-1 victory in the San Siro on Sunday.

Septuagenarian docked for misleading police in Osun

A 70-year-old man, Oyedeji Sunday, was on Thursday arraigned before a Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo for defamation of character.

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PTF decries continued refusal by hospitals to treat patients for fear of coronavirus

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Loans request: Nigeria now on the auction market – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alarms that with the volume of foreign loans being accumulated by President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress (APC), our nation and her people have been placed on the international auction market.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Nigeria releases new guidelines for international flights operations

Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority , NCAA, Thursday, released new guidelines for international flights operations during the current Covid-19 pandemic for Nigerian based crew.

Official: ICPC investigating cases of coronavirus fraud

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